Senior Staff and Clients Connect over Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Nikki Oliver, program manager over at Crossroads for Women’s halfway house, recently invited senior managers over for lunch with clients. Our executive director, chief of operations, director of administrative services, clinical director and communications specialist make the short trek to the house and enjoyed some yummy soup and sandwiches (made by Nikki). Clients got to…

Bridging the Gap Between Halfway House and Residential Rehab Programs at Crossroads for Women

In an effort to help bridge the gap between our clients beginning their recovery journey and the clients who “know the ropes” here at Crossroads for Women, the women at our halfway house (aka, Back Cove) invited the women at our residential rehabilitation (aka, Res) program to their weekly “All House” meeting. The All House…

Crossroads for Women’s Wish List

Running two residential and two outpatient facilities on a budget gets challenging. We are often asked by community members what needed items they can donate to us as a way to give back to the agency. To help communicate what our current needs are, Crossroads for Women has created a Wish List on Amazon.com.  The…

STAR-SI Accomplishments in the State of Maine

Crossroads for Women recently wrapped up its participation in the Strengthening Treatment Access and Retention-State Implementation (STAR-SI) Initiative. STAR-SI, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, was initiated in 9 states, including Maine, over 3 years with the goal…