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Chemical Dependency Program

The Chemical Dependency Program (CDP) is an evidence based program for women diagnosed with a Substance Use Disorder.

The CDP is a two and a half year program with a six-month residential component and a minimum two year outpatient/community supervision term.

The Detention Center has teamed up with many community partners to assist with addressing issues and barriers the participants may face while in treatment and after-care.

Brighton Center, Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services, the Northern Kentucky Health Department, and The Women's Crisis Center are only a few on a long list of support services provided in the residential and aftercare components of the program.

Residential Program

The CDP is committed to providing individual trauma informed care, and evidence based practices in education and strategies for addressing Substance Use Disorders.

The CDP consists of a comprehensive assessment process with individual treatment strategies to achieve and maintain long term recovery.  The CDP Treatment Team will work together to begin addressing some of the underlying issues that may be contributing to the participant's substance use while residing in the Detention Center.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • SUD Education
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Overdose Prevention and Response
  • Healthy Relationships
  • GED Classes
  • 12 Step Interventions and Support
  • Self Management and Recovery Training

Community Services

All Community partners will provide services to each participant specific to their individual needs.  The continuum of care will carry on for a two year period with the intention that each participant will receive the support needed to sustain recovery long term, grow within their community and reduce recidivism into the criminal justice system.

  • Assistance with basic living necessities

  • Outpatient Counseling for participant and family

  • Weekly Nurse Visits for participants and family

  • Confidential Crisis Counseling and Shelter if needed

  • Community Supervision Services

  • Educational Classes and Job Skills Training

  • Group Meetings and Support


Family and Friends of Inmates

"Family and Friends of Inmates" is a support group that meets at Catholic Charities on the third Tuesday of every month.  This group has been in existence for over seven years.  The groups focus is to offer support to people struggling with the fact that a loved one is incarcerated. 

Meetings are held:

Every third Tuesday, from 6:30-8:00 P.M. at Catholic Charities next to Holy Cross High School on the corner of Church and Southern in Latonia.

3629 Church St., Covington, KY  41015