DoorWay Recovery Center Admissions

Crystal Hernandez
Social Services Manager
713-921-7520 Ext. 209
mailto:chernandez@opendoorhouston.org

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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-Wednesday only
  • No Admissions Thursday-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
  • If on probation/parole, must have a letter stating probation/parole officer is aware that you are at Open Door Mission
  • 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, and opioid maintenance.
  • Serious untreated 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.

  • Location: Open Door Mission, 5803 Harrisburg Blvd., Houston, TX 77011
  • Inquiries: Contact DoorWay Program Manager, George Steed (713-921-7520 ext. 203); gsteed@opendoorhouston.org

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