MAAC provides a nurturing environment and a feeling of community to individuals seeking a sober lifestyle through our two residential recovery programs, Casa De Milagros and Nosotros.
The programs integrate gender and multicultural influences into a blend of successful substance abuse treatment services. Residents are asked to commit to the program for a minimum of three months for their recovery process to be successful. They learn life recovery skills and are assisted to resolve personal and situational barriers in order to overcome addiction to alcohol or drugs. Program participants receive services like:
Individual and Clinical Group Counseling
- Relapse Prevention
- Grief and Loss
- Resilience and Trauma Care Groups
- Improving Self Esteem
- Meditation and Mindfulness
- Living with Co-Occurring Disorders
- Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Solution Focused Therapy
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
- Anger Management and Conflict Resolution
- Family Wellness and Parenting
- Alcohol and Other Drugs Studies
- Independent Living Skills
Support with Employment Readiness
- No-Cost Trainings or Certifications
- Job Readiness Training
Optional Supportive Services
- Medically Assisted Treatment
- Affordable Housing
- Referrals to CalFresh
- Referrals to Outpatient Services and Sober Living
- Access to Student Financial Aid
- Homeless Court
- Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
- Co-dependents Anonymous (CoDA)
- Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
- SMART recovery
In addition to achieving sobriety, our goal is to help participants find the strength, confidence, and resources to thrive. We support them in gaining employment, obtaining permanent housing and reunification with their families.
Nosotros is a bilingual (English/Spanish) residential treatment program located in Chula Vista, California that is staffed seven days a week, 24 hours a day. It supports men ages 18 and up houses up to 17 individuals in a dormitory-style setting.
Our staff and peer support system responds to the realities of men’s lives, addressing issues such as abuse, violence, family relationships, addiction/substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders. During their stay, our dedicated staff focuses on empowering participants to address any personal challenges, heal, and achieve sobriety in a family-like setting. They bond, encourage each other, and receive comprehensive services that include individual and group counseling, educational workshops, and workforce training. Participants also enjoy recreational activities while on their road to recovery.
For more information about Nosotros, please call (619) 426-4801 or email Nosotros@MAACproject.org.
Hours of Operation are Monday to Friday from 8 am to 7 pm. Weekends by appointment only. Click here to view the Nosotros brochure.
Casa De Milagros
Casa De Milagros is a bilingual (English/Spanish) residential treatment program located in San Diego, California that is staffed seven days a week, 24 hours a day. It serves adult women 18 and up and houses up to 18 individuals in a dormitory-style setting.
Similar to Nosotros, the program uses the MAAC alcohol and recovery model to integrate gender and cultural differences into a blend of successful substance abuse treatment services. They bond, encourage each other, and receive comprehensive services that include individual and group counseling, educational workshops, and workforce training. The program treats women with compassion while providing a healing environment to address any personal challenges and trauma to achieve sobriety in a family-like setting. Participants also enjoy recreational activities at the residence while on their road to recovery.
These interventions provide a strengths-based approach to treatment and skill building with an emphasis on self-reliance. Casa De Milagros’ goal is to enable women to become sober/drug-free and independent.
For more information about Casa de Milagros, please call (619) 262-4002 or email CasadeMilagros@MAACproject.org. Hours of Operation are Monday to Friday from 8 am to 7 pm. Weekends by appointment only. Click here to view the Casa de Milagros brochure.
Eligibility Requirements for MAAC’s Recovery Homes
Participants are required to have Medi-Cal insurance. They must have a substance use disorder diagnosis and meet a low intensity or high intensity level of care. As both programs serve higher intensity-co-occurring individuals with a substance abuse problem.
New residents are screened for eligibility prior to admit. If the client meets criteria, they are asked to provide a negative COVID-19 test 24-48 hours prior to admit. They are COVID-19 screened and antigen tested upon intake as well, lead to a private area, to shower and isolated if they have not received their PCR test results prior to entering the program. The client will be provided a service daily via Zoom and intake via Zoom. Once COVID-19 cleared they will enter the community and be placed in a dorm at Nosotros and a double-room at Casa. All clients are required to wear a mask in the community.
MAAC’s Recovery Homes are Programs of