JERICHO HOUSE (Drugs Recovery) GREENOCK is a 16-bed Residential Service Unit. (formerly the Bank of Greenock)
OUR SERVICE USERS ARE
Males aged 18 and over with a history of drug dependency. Service-Users must be capable of active participation in the cognitive elements of the programme
An Abstinence-based Recovery project employing both Group-Working and one-to-one sessions and, through our key-working system, are focused on person-centred planning. We have regular reviews (which allow for inter-agency attendance), a Service User Involvement Group, a Family Support Group and Parenting Classes. The programme includes:
Education (core skills),
Complementary Therapies (including our widely acclaimed Drama-based therapy)
A range of counselling methods is used in our person-centered work. Resettlement Support is an important provision of our recovery programme which may extend to six months or more.
We work in partnership with community agencies and we are pleased to offer drugs education to schools.
We accept referrals from:
CAT and HAT services
Probation Service and Criminal Justice.
Self-referrals are also considered. Agencies involved with the Service-User may make contact by
phone 01475 741950 or letter (Jericho House, Bank Street, Greenock PA15 4PH)
Attend two assessment sessions and on successful completion are either admitted or put on our waiting list.
May be made available from the applicant’s Local Authority. This is subject to assessment by their Care Manager. For those on Benefits the funding is made up of a combination of housing costs and funding from the referring agency
JERICHO HOUSE PROVIDES A SAFE DRUG/ALCOHOL FREE ENVIRONMENT
Service-Users are expected to participate fully in a structured house programme and to adhere to the House’s Code of Conduct. Further Rules and Regulations are outlined in the Service Agreement.
THE FOLLOWING PROHIBITIONS ARE PARAMOUNT
No illicit drugs or alcohol, no verbal or physical violence, no harassment of any kind.
Jericho House runs a weekly After-Care group. Ex Service Users can access support from Jericho (arranged by appointment). They can continue to attend the Family Support Group. The opportunity to participate in sport and leisure activities is also available. Ex service users are strongly encouraged to attend meetings of Narcotics Anonymous where they receive invaluable on-going support. This allows for self- evaluation of commitment to recovery.
JERICHO HOUSE, GREENOCK, is on the local council's approved providers list. We are regularly inspected by the Care Inspectors (Care Inspectorate Scotland). www.scswis.com
In line with Scotland’ National Strategy ‘The Road to Recovery’, Jericho House is a service which focuses on a drugs-free approach to life through our holistic, individual-needs-based programme.