Through this 2-4 year recovery program women are offered rehab first then permanent housing, generally from Salvation Army or other housing facilities in Fort Worth. While in housing women are placed into case management to receive whatever services she is currently needing. Then women are put in recovery classes, life-skills classes, have mental health appointments with MHMR, get counseling from the Women’s Center, GED classes, etc.
One of the key elements in their recovery being successful is a deep need for healthy friendships and new forms of recreation. This is where The NET comes in a plays an important role in the RISE program.
We aim to give each woman in the program an advocate to walk alongside her throughout the recovery process. The NET specializes in relationship and recreation in its partnership with RISE. The NET attends court docket twice a month to give updates on the progress of the women from their perspective, while receiving updates from the other partner organizations about each woman and their recovery.
"Rising Up" :: Fort Worth Weekly Article on the RISE Program, it's participants, and it's partners.
Survivor Story :: Star Telegram video spotlight on a RISE Participant