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Free Rehab in Pennsylvania

If you have developed a dependence on alcohol or drugs and are seeking treatment and are without funds, there is still hope. However, for those seeking a Free Rehab in Pennsylvania for addiction, there are many things that need to be considered. The first thing to note is the question as to where the treatment facility gets their funding.

There are primarily three different types of Free rehabs in Pennsylvania

State Funded Rehab in Pennsylvania:These types of facilities receive some form of funding through grants or subsidies from the government at a state or county level. Often these types of treatment programs are closely connected to a court system and can have a high degree of “court mandated” clients. These types of treatment centers also may have a lengthy waiting list, especially during the winter months.

Vocational Rehab in Pennsylvania: These types of facilities receive their funding through the clients working for the treatment program. Often these programs also have a heavy Christian component in conjunction with the work element. Salvation Army and Teen Challenge are two examples of a Vocational Rehab.

Donation based rehab: These types of facilities often have the majority, if not all, or their funding provided by an individual or organization. This also may include a private rehab facility that may have a “scholarship” bed, although today scholarshipped beds are almost non-existant in private care facilities. Overall, donation based rehabs are extremely rare, unless supported fully by a connected church or organization.

It is also important to understand that, depending on the severity of the alcohol or drug abuse, someone seeking alcohol treatment may also need a medically supervised detox in Pennsylvania prior to treatment. Sometimes finding a Free Detox in Pennsylvania is more difficult than finding a free rehab.

Do they have Detox in a Free Rehab in Pennsylvania?

A Free Rehab in Pennsylvania may have a withdrawal component, but it almost never has a medically supervised detox, which means that medications are not prescribed to alleviate some of the discomforts involved in withdrawal. In the case that there is a medical danger in withdrawal, the treatment facility will usually refer the client to hospital first.

It is important to note, that for clients looking for a free medically supervised detox for opiates such as Heroin, Vicodin, Oxycontin or Methadone, they will probably not receive medications to alleviate the discomfort.

The following is a list of known free or state funded programs in the state of Pennsylvania

*Database list of Free Rehabs*


Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Addiction Treatment Program)
325 New Castle Road
Domiciliary (55)
Butler, PA 16001
Phone: (724) 477-5033


Ce’Ja Counseling Service
35 North Third Street
Oxford, PA 19363
Phone: (610) 344-0554


UHS Keystone Center (Key Recovery Outpatient)
722 East Butler Pike
Ambler, PA 19002
Phone: (215) 842-4825


Gaudenzia Erie Inc (Community House II)
521 West 7th Street
Erie, PA 16502
Phone: (814) 459-5853


Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Substance Abuse Trt Unit (SARRTP))
1700 South Lincoln Avenue
Lebanon, PA 17042
Phone: (717) 272-6621×4218


PA Veterans Affairs Med Ctr (PVAMC) (Substance Abuse Treatment Center)
University and Woodland Avenues
Mail Stop 116
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 823-4300


Teen Challenge Training Center Inc
33 Teen Challenge Road
Rehrersburg, PA 19550
Phone: (717) 933-4181×205


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Confidential Advice from a Recovery Professional for those seeking a Free Rehab in Pennsylvania

If you wish to provide specific information in regards to your situation and wish to have a confidential phone call with a recovery counselor, you may call our office and someone will help guide you in your search for a Free Pennsylvania Rehab.

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