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Independence House (IH) operates three residential community correction centers. The Independence House staff provides a safe culture for client re-entry to the Denver Metro area.
Independence House Pecos (IHP) facility is a 75 bed male facility accepting DOC Transition and Denver county Diversion clients. As a general population facility, it the intent of the facility to assist clients in their transition back into society. Clients work with case managers who assist them by providing a structured environment and guide them toward reintegration with mentoring and practiced skill building. IHP works with the Vocational Heavy Construction Technology program, vocational programs at Buena Vista Correctional facility and Sterling Correctional facility where inmates are trained to operate heavy equipment and personal values through leadership and peer mentoring. IHP offers residential re-entry mentoring as well as a great relationship with our neighbors. While our clients are challenged with their own obstacles, we are able to provide positive reinforcement and experienced guidance that is supported by the community.

Independence House South Federal has been operating as a Residential Reentry Center since 1988. Independence House is a co-ed program contracted through the Federal Government to provide services to the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the United States Probation/Pretrial Dept. The facility is zoned for 105 offenders and provides around the clock offender accountability. We are in compliance with state and federal standards in the staffing of the program. All staff is appropriately trained in dealing with a wide array of offender issues. South Federal BOP offenders placed at the program are transitioned directly from a Federal Institution and serve on average of 60 to 180 days.Once the offender successfully completes the program and has a stable residence, the offender begins his/her term of supervision.

Independence House Fillmore (IHF) is a Residential Dual Diagnosis Treatment (RDDT) licensed by the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health as a Transitional Residential Treatment facility for 40 adult men transitioning from incarceration to the community. IHF works with clients who have or are currently involved in Therapeutic Community Programs in the Department of Corrections in addition to clients who are Condition of Parole and direct sentence clients from the Denver County Jail. IHF supports continuity of care as an essential component to the continued success ofng life skills to make a successful transition from incarceration into the community. Fillmore Admission criteria to IHF requires an clients. This includes stabilizing the client mental health, recovery and maintenance skills from substance abuse, and basic self-supportiinterview by the program staff and a mental health diagnosis co-occurring with a substance abuse disorder (dual-diagnosis).
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