Q. Do I need to make a reservation for Respite Care?
A. For Respite Care, a client contacts Bonnie Richards (360) 901-0101 for an interview. At that time a release of information is requested for talking with your therapist. It is specifically to find out if the therapist sees respite care suitable and beneficial. Not for any discussion of therapy content.
There is an orientation and application process covering respite program and house rules. Upon completion you are able to contact Shanda Boardman (360) 608-7587 for room availability for your stay. Respite Stays are generally one to three nights with a limit of two weeks. There is a suggested donation.
Please feel free to visit Restoration House before your respite stay so that you will feel more at ease and comfortable. Your therapist is always welcome to come tour as well. Call Shanda for tour appointment.
Q. How do I apply for transitional living?
A. The application process will start by contacting Bonnie Richards (360) 901-0101 for a brief interview. At this time a release of information is requested for talking with your therapist. It is specifically to confirm that Restoration House Transitional Living Program is a good fit and would be of benefit. There will not be any discussion of Therapy Content.
If your therapist feels you are a good candidate for Transitional Living, you will be given an application before having an interview with the Restoration House Application Committee. Upon acceptance, we will go over House Rules and Programs offered.
Q. Who do you help?
A. Women who are now in therapy working on childhood trauma/abuse, sexual abuse, Post Traumatic Stress and Dissociative Disorders and are in need of respite during the recovery process, additional help, resources, or references for therapists skilled in working with severe trauma.
Q. What volunteer opportunities do you have right now?
A. Yes! We have many ways you can partner and support our mission. You may read more about these opportunities here: How You Can Help. Your on-going prayer support for our clients, the women who will come to retreat at “The Restoration House” and direction for this non-profit are greatly appreciated .
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