WHAT KIND OF COMMITMENT AM I MAKING?
The length of time you will be asked to commit to a group varies depending on which program you participate in. All groups meet once a week for two hours, and regular attendance is required in order to maintain an environment of trust and structure in each recovery program.
AM I SAFE HERE?
Your safety is of utmost importance to us. Our leaders take special care in providing the safest possible environment for group members to feel comfortable in. Our contract provides that everything you share remain confidential among fellow group members.
IS THERE AN ATTENDANCE POLICY?
Yes, each program has their own attendance policy. We take seriously the time and commitment it takes to develop trust among group members, as well as the hard work put forth to move toward healing.
WHAT DAYS Do groups meet?
A list of current 423 Men meeting times and locations can be found here. 423 Women opens new groups every 4 months, and leaders do their best to accommodate group members' schedules.
IS THERE A FEE?
There is a small $10 intake fee. The curriculum also costs around $40 total. Our leaders are volunteers and are unpaid.
DO YOU USE A CURRICULUM?
Yes. 423 Women uses Eight Pillars to Freedom, a two-volume set. 423 Men uses Dave Scriven's The Pursuit of Porneia and the Seven Pillars to Freedom. The Pillars to Freedom are curricula written by Diane and Ted Roberts with Pure Desire.