HERO Addiction Recovery

Stephen Center’s HERO Program provides substance abuse treatment for low-income and homeless individuals.

Stephen Center’s HERO Program provides substance abuse treatment for low-income and homeless individuals. Services are also provided for those who are dually-diagnosed with both substance abuse and mental illness. The HERO Program is a state-licensed, nationally accredited (CARF) facility utilizing evidence based practices and client focused care. 

Levels of Care

Clients live in the John Hoich Center for Recovery to complete residential treatment followed by intensive outpatient treatment within a structured living environment that utilizes a “step down” system of addiction recovery.

Stephen Center provides non-residential outpatient services consisting of 6-8 weeks of group and individual co-occurring treatment. Costs are based on a sliding scale. Some Stephen Center residents in emergency shelter and permanent supportive housing qualify for services at no cost.

Stephen Center provides non-residential intensive outpatient services consisting of 12-16 weeks of group and individual co-occurring treatment. Costs are based on a sliding scale. Some Stephen Center residents in emergency shelter and permanent supportive housing qualify for services at no cost.

Stephen Center provides substance use evaluations by appointment only. To schedule an appointment:

  1. Come to Stephen Center on Tuesdays between 4-6 p.m.

  2. Please bring a photo ID

  3. Make a payment of $25 (exact cash or credit card only). This payment is non-refundable. 

  4. You will then be SCHEDULED for an evaluation within one week of the day you come in.

  5. You will be given a card with the appointment date and time, and who your appointment is with.

  6. Please plan for 2.5 hours to complete the evaluation. The first 30 minutes you will be completing assessments and then meet with the assigned evaluator.

  7. You will be given an application and releases of information to fill out prior to your appointment to bring with you to your scheduled appointment. If you do not have this paperwork filled out with you when you come for your appointment you will need to reschedule.

  8. For questions, please contact Erica Beisch, Intake Coordinator at 402-715-5451 or Sharon Hughbanks, HERO Program Director at 402-715-5454.

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