a CHOICE to
make a CHANGE
by making a COMMITMENT
Social Model Advocates, Inc. recognizes that it is never
easy to ask for help. We recognize when an individual is
in the grip of this devastating disease of Alcoholism and
Addiction that admission into our program should be easy
and effortless. At Community Social Model Advocates, Inc.
helping individuals, family and communities is our mission.
Follow our simple 3-step admission process to create a total
With a simple phone call, one of our specialists can guide
you or a loved one through the confidential process for
admission to our programs. We are experienced at answering
all of your questions and gaining a better understanding
of your personal situation through our assessment process
to confirm that we’re the right program for you. We
treat all alcohol and drug addiction, as well as co-occurring
disorders. If you need a different treatment program, we
are happy to help you find an appropriate one. Call (209)
722-6335 for our men’s program and (209)
357-5200 for our women’s program today.
the Private Tour
We invite you and any loved ones to tour our facilities
and meet with our amazing staff to get a first-hand look
at our accommodations and a better understanding of our
programs. This is certainly not a requirement of admission,
but we welcome you to do so.
the Tranquility Village and Hobie House Family
Welcome to the Tranquility Village and Hobie House Family!
We will schedule your arrival and arrange payment options
if necessary. We will also provide you with a list of recommended
items to bring to treatment, as well as make ourselves available
to you for any additional information and support.
Admission to Substance Use Disorder Treatment is Given to:
intravenous drug users
pregnant women who need treatment
intravenous drug users
others who need treatment
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What do I bring with me to residential treatment?
You should bring 7-10 days’ worth of clothing. You
will be able to do your laundry weekly. Although we provide
hygiene items, such as toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, and
shampoo, you are more than welcome to bring your own as
long as the product is alcohol free. We will provide you
with laundry soap, pillow, bedding, washcloth and bath towel.
If I go to treatment, do I need money on me?
You will get served three well-balanced meals per day, so
you don’t necessarily need money. However, we do have
a payphone, so you may want to bring money or purchase a
calling card for the phones. There will be time through-out
your week to shop for hygiene products.
What are the visiting hours?
We have visiting every Sunday from 12pm – 3pm. All
visitors must be clean and sober 24 hours prior to any visit.
What type of curriculum does your program use?
All the curriculum we use is evidence-based, such as Living
in Balance, Thinking for a Change, Nurturing Parenting and
What other groups do you have?
We have Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Recovery Groups,
as well as Process Groups.
Do you have a therapist?
Yes, our Licensed Psychologist is available to conduct assessments
or individual therapy to address sensitive issues in a safe
and caring environment.
Do you have 12-step meetings for the clients in treatment?
Yes, we have two 12-step meeting per week and a monthly
potluck and speaker meeting.
Can my family bring me outside food during visiting?
Yes, your family can bring fast food or even a home cooked
meal during visiting. We just ask that you clean up your
mess when you’re done.
Is there a blackout period?
Yes, there is a 5-day blackout where you will be unable
to go anywhere, during which time you may receive and make
two calls per day. In addition, you must be here for 5-days
before receiving a visit on Sunday.
Do you offer family therapy?
Yes, we have family group every Saturday from 12pm-2:30pm.
Family may arrive a half hour early and may stay after group
until 4:00pm. You will be in group with other families,
but it’s a safe environment to work through family-related
issues. This group is facilitated by highly qualified and
Do we ever go on outings?
Yes, the program will arrange outings to the lake, conventions
Can I have my cell phone in treatment?
Yes, but cellphone use is contingent on your participation
and progress in the program and only on Saturdays and Sundays.
If you don’t have a cellphone or money, we will provide
use of the program phone under certain conditions. We don’t
not allow other electronics in the facility such as tablets
Can I smoke or use a vape?
Yes, we have designated smoking areas outside. If you vape,
we ask that your vape juices be in sealed bottles so we
can confirms its contents.
What days can my family drop off property to me?
Property can be dropped off at the facility within the first
24 hours of admission and at the first visit.