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Specialty Program For Women

Volunteers of America, Dakotas - New Start Specialty Program for Women is a 24-hour residential program for pregnant and parenting women, who have substance use disorders, and their children.  This program provides a safe, structured, therapeutic, and staff-secured environment.

 Participants gain insight in the following areas:

  • Attaining their high school diploma, GED, or specialized skills training
  • Learning parenting, child and self-care, independent living, and relationship skills
  • Addressing their substance use, mental health, or legal problems
  • Improving their employability skills
  • Accessing high-quality prenatal, postpartum, and well-baby care


In addition to family therapy, daily phone and visiting hours are available to encourage family involvement from the admission process to aftercare planning.

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