admissions

If you or a loved one are battling the disease of addiction to alcohol or drugs, and are ready to begin your new life of recovery, the caring and experienced staff at Hope House is here to help you. 

Intake Process

To begin the intake process, call Hope House Crownsville at (410) 923-6700 or Hope House Laurel at (301) 490-5551 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Fridayand speak to a member of our admissions staff. All admissions inquiries are conducted with the utmost respect for confidentiality and privacy. Our staff will work with you to determine if Hope House Treatment Center is an appropriate place for you or your loved one.

payment

We accept most major medical insurance plans, Medical Assistance, and self-pay clients.

Anne Arundel County residents who need help paying for substance abuse treatment and who meet specific guidelines may be eligible for funding through the county's Opportunity for Treatment Fund (OTF). Call (410) 222-0120 for more information.

transportation

We will try to accommodate transportation needs to and from Hope House, anywhere in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area.


what to bring

Things to bring with you when being admitted for treatment:

  • Identification and insurance card
  • Prescribed medications you are currently taking
  • No more than $20 in small bills
  • No more than 2 bags (We do have laundry facilities on site)
  • Any of your personal hygiene items may not contain alcohol in first 5 ingredients
  • Sneakers/shoes
  • Cigarettes, if you smoke
  • No fragrances or sprays
  • No electronics of any kind
  • Any reading materials must be related to recovery and/or spirituality

family guidelines

Family members and significant others are welcomed to visit and stay in touch with loved ones in treatment, with the following guidelines:

Phone calls

Upon admission all clients are subject to a 4 day phone black-out. This simply means that within the first 4 days of treatment they will not be allowed to make phone calls unless it is approved by and with their assigned counselor. After the initial 4 day black-out, the client will be allowed one 10 minute phone call per weekday and two 10 minute phone calls a day on the weekends. If there is an emergency and if you are listed as a contact on the patient's release form, you may call (410) 923-6700 and staff will assist you. Patients may not  have personal cell phones or PDAs while in treatment.

Email

Cards and letters are welcomed. Please send mail to the patient's attention:

  • Crownsville Location

Hope House Treatment Center

P.O. Box 546

Crownsville, MD 21032

  • Laurel Location

429 Main Street

Laurel, MD 20707

Note: All packages are opened prior to delivery to the patient.

e-mail

Patients do not have access to e-mail.


visitation policy

Hope House Treatment Center understands the value of maintaining healthy, supportive relationships while in treatment. We have developed our Visitation Policy with regards to patient safety and the greater good of our recovery community.

Visitation hours are every Saturday afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Guest are limited to three family members or friends per week. Your patient's counselor will ask for his/her list of visitors on Friday afternoon. Your name must be on the visitation list in order to participate in visitation. Visitation is not permitted during the first week of treatment or if the patient is still on detox.

Hope House requires all visitors to participate in an educational presentation beginning at 1:00 pm with visiting following at 2:00 pm each Saturday. If visitors are not here for the educational session they will not be able to visit that day.

Visitors should plan to arrive beginning at 12:45 pm to register and sign the required confidentiality form. Please leave personal items such as purses, back packs, cameras and cell phones in your vehicle; they are not permitted in our building during visiting hours. If a package is brought for a patient, it must be checked in at the front desk for inspection by Hope House staff.

Additional visiting hours are held at the Crownsville location on the first and fourth Wednesday of each month from 7:30-8:00 pm. Visitors may arrive beginning at 7:00 pm to register and sign the required confidentiality form. All visitors are required to attend an educational session following the visitation from 8:00-9:00 pm, if the visitors do not stay for the session following the visitation they will not be permitted back into Hope House for further visitation sessions.