Casa Esperanza’s Men’s Program focuses on serving individuals:
- struggling with alcohol or substance use, mental illness, and other chronic medical conditions
- without secure and stable housing
- living with HIV/AIDS
- re-entering from incarceration
The program typically lasts 6-9 months, although all programming is tailored to the needs of each client and family.
All of Casa’s services are research-based and available in both Spanish and English. Our services include:
- Substance abuse counseling
- Care coordination and case management
- Relapse prevention, anger management, life skills and other psycho education and therapeutic groups
- Family education, reunification, and case management
- Parenting education
- Supervised visitation
- HIV education, counseling, and case management
- Tobacco cessation education and counseling
- Recreational, wellness and stress management programming, including meditation, yoga, nutrition, running/walking groups, and sober social activities
- Linkages to domestic violence, medical, legal, employment and educational services
Also available on campus:
- Individual psychotherapy
- Primary care
- Peer Recovery Coaching
- HIV counseling and testing
- Structured Outpatient Addictions Program
- A range of therapeutic groups; including Seeking Safety, Recovery and Reentry, Relapse Prevention, DBT skills, Health and Recovery Peer program, Illness Management and Recovery, among others
- Employment and education readiness, coaching and placement
Rumbo a Casa/The Way Home
Casa Esperanza Men’s Program provides specialized services to Latino men reentering from incarceration, funded by a grant from the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Rumbo a Casa staff work closely with courts, corrections, probation, and parole to help reduce relapse and recidivism and foster long-term recovery in men struggling with co-occurring addictions and mental health disorders.
Assessment and assertive engagement strategies begin while individuals are still incarcerated, to ensure a successful transition to treatment and support in the community. Reentering citizens receive integrated substance use, mental health, and primary care treatment and comprehensive, reentry-oriented recovery support services. In addition to intensive case management to address immediate needs, there is a focus on developing and meeting long-term employment and education goals to help reentering citizens build meaningful, purposeful lives in the community.
Tu Bienestar/Your Wellness
Casa Esperanza Men’s Program offers specialized services to address the complex clinical needs of men living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic medical conditions. Clients receive on-campus access to integrated primary care, medical case management, psychiatry, mental health counseling, and peer and social supports. A dedicated Treatment Coordinator/Health Navigator provides culturally appropriate education and information about addiction, mental illness, HIV, and other chronic medical conditions using the RESPECT intervention; engages clients in groups that reduce isolation and stigma, while increasing health literacy and self-efficacy; provides counseling, coaching, and care coordination; and empowers clients with the skills, supports, and confidence necessary to navigate complex systems of care and make informed decisions about their health.
“At Casa Esperanza I stayed motivated because I had a plan for living. I learned to be independent, hold a job and reconnect with my family. That’s what gave me the strength to keep going.”
For more information or intakes please contact Casa Esperanza.