The Open Door Mission - Houston, TX

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Houston, TX 77011
: 713-921-7520
: www.opendoorhouston.org

The Open Door Mission - Houston, TX



A Christ-centered emergency relief and rehabilitation shelter dedicated to meeting the needs of men in our community who are homeless addicted destitute and disabled.

Open Door Mission’s DoorWay Substance Abuse Recovery Program
To rescue men enslaved by substance abuse disorders, co-occurring illnesses, and homelessness, the Mission’s 7- month residential DoorWay Recovery Program (DoorWay) provides services to heal body, mind and spirit. The goal is to assist each student in making a successful transition into stable recovery and a lifetime of self-sufficiency and independent living.
The DoorWay Program provides intensive and supportive treatment services and The Mayfield House provides transitional living aftercare treatment for up to an additional 6 months to employed graduates of the DoorWay Program. The Mission’s Social Services Department caseworkers assist the students while in residence and post-graduation by reducing or totally resolving the issues that have been mounting over years of ignoring medical, dental, legal, past taxes, and child support. The DoorWay Program has 148 beds and the Mayfield House can accommodate 16 graduates.

Admission to DoorWay Recovery Center
Admissions Process
    Walk-ins only. Phone call not required but recommended before coming to the Mission (713-921-7520 ext.242). No one is accepted over the phone. In person interviews are required of everyone.
    Interview with a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
    Arrival time between 6 AM – 10 AM Monday-Thursday only
    No Admissions Friday-Sunday
    The Mission provides clothing and hygiene products
Eligibility Requirements
    Male
    Must be at least 18 years of age
    History of substance abuse
    Passing the intake assessment upon arrival
    Desire, willingness and attitude conducive to change
    Tobacco free, non-smoking campus. No tobacco of any kind, matches or lighters.
    Ability to prove identity
    Physically able to do on campus job assignments
    Minimum 30 day supply of prescribed medications
    Requirements are subject to change at any time.
Ineligible Applicants
    Active (untreated) communicable disease
    Unable to perform self-care
    Active felony warrants
    High-risk psychiatric medications, such as benzodiazepines or opioid maintenance.
    Serious psychiatric diagnosis
    Severe cognitive deficits/dementia
    Recent evidence of uncontrolled violent behavior
    Fugitive
    Registered sex offender
    Individuals previously restricted by Open Door Mission
NOTE: If the individual’s condition upon arrival is not congruent with the information supplied, admission to the Open Door Mission will be refused.



Do you have items to donate? Contact The Open Door Mission at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2015-09-03


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