Covid-19 Policy & Protocols

Guidance for Group Homes for Individuals with Disabilities | CDC  10-31-21

As COVID-19 continues to develop, the safety of the clients at The Miller House is our #1 priority. We continue to stay up-to-date on the latest news and guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Specific measures have been temporarily put in place to ensure our clients’ protection and well-being.

No Visitors who have tested positive or who live with someone who has tested positive for 10 days. (Adopted 9/4/21)

 

Accepting new residents --Full Vaccination required and a negative result from at-home test kit at intake process supplied by TMH.

 

If a resident in your facility has COVID-19 (suspected or confirmed)

  • Have the resident seek advice by telephone from a healthcare provider to determine whether medical evaluation is needed after testing immediately.

  • Residents are required to notify the Director (and vice versa) by text, email and/or phone-if they think they may or have a confirmed case of COVID-19 to notify anyone in the building who may have been exposed by close contact.Testing kit to be stocked on site in Narcan cabinet.

  • Encourage residents with COVID-19 symptoms and their roommates and close contacts to self-isolate – limit their use of shared spaces as much as possible.

  • If possible, designate a separate bathroom for residents w/ COVID-19 symptoms.

  • Follow guidance on when to stop isolation.

  • Encourage staff, other residents, caregivers such as outreach workers, and others who visit persons with COVID-19 symptoms to follow recommended precautions to prevent the spread.

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At The Miller House, we know that every recovery journey is different and our founding goal is to provide support to women seeking lifelong recovery from alcohol and substance use.  Having a home that is free from alcohol and substance use is essential to that goal and The Miller House clients may rest easy knowing they are safe among peers who share a sober lifestyle.

The Miller House is owned and operated by a woman with years of sobriety who cares about providing residents a safe space for learning to live free from substances and the triggers of past "people, places and playgrounds," while allowing them the dignity to come and go as they wish within respectful boundaries for roommates and maintaining a foundation of stability and accountability.

We offer our private bedrooms in an affordable home environment with regular support from a Nationally Certified Recovery Coach Professional with solid sobriety and a strong recovery network to provide continued guidance for maintaining long-term sobriety.

Initial program agreement can be 3, 6 or 12 months with renewal options for up to 2 years.

 

Click to apply and learn more about how our house can help you do the next right thing today for your recovery path tomorrow.

Recovery Services

  • Weekly Community Meetings centered on Recovery Wellness Plan & the Social Model of Recovery.

  • Recovery meetings in the neighborhood

  • Community resources available-food/clothing, therapists, medical, etc.

  • Zumba & Y12SR (12 step yoga) offered weekly.

  • Random Drug Screening & upon application-release to receive results if being tested by treatment program.

  • Life Skills Development including: physical and emotional wellness, parenting, career, communication & financial.

Neighborhood

  • Stores, restaurants, dentist & doctor in walking distance

  • Houses of Worship within walking distance

  • On bus line

  • 2 miles from local Aquatic Center & Silver Comet Trail

  • Bike & walk friendly neighborhood

  • Local AA/NA & Celebrate Recovery meetings within 5 minutes drive

  • Recovery Center Organization located 8 miles away

  • Ridgeview Institute located 15 minutes away

Program Requirements

  • Complete abstinence from alcohol & drugs, including non-prescribed pharmaceuticals.

  • Participation in weekly house meetings (1 hour) and reciprocal peer support.

  • Attend 12-step/other recovery meetings regularly and work with a sponsor/recovery coach/mentor.

  • Reference letter from substance treatment program.

  • Engage in a minimum of 20 hours per week in IOP, Job/School or Volunteer activities.

  • Follow Aftercare Requirements.

  • Cooperate with roommates in household upkeep.

  • Vote on and participate in monthly house pride project (2 hours).

What to Bring

  • Clothing & Toiletries

  • Initial groceries

  • Cell phone, ID & Insurance card

  • Any prescribed medications and/or analgesics=lock boxes are provided.

  • Items to personalize your room – photographs, books, pictures, etc.

All applicants should come willing to function as part of a community and embrace a recovery lifestyle.

 

The Miller House is fully furnished with equipped kitchen and we provide all bedding, linens, pillows, and towels as well as individual lock boxes to secure prescribed medication and valuables.

  

Multiple shared living spaces including stocked library & game room along with private backyard

and front serenity garden.

Program fees include all utilities.