604 South 37th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68105
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How to access our services
Entrance to the A.R.C.H. halfway house is achieved through a staff and resident
screening process which takes place between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm, Monday
through Thursday. IN the case of out-of-area referrals, screenings can
be made over the telephone. Appointments for screenings may be made between
9:00 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
The majority of residents are referred directly form treatment programs.
However, many other referral sources, as well as self-referrals, are welcome
The only requirements for consideration for A.R.C.H. residency are:
At least 72 hours continuous sobriety.
Male age 18 years or older.
Willingness and ability to work.
Because we are funded in part by the State of Nebraska and Region VI, priorityies
for admission to the A.R.C.H. are as follows:
1. Applicants for Region VI. (Dodge, Douglas, Cass, Sarpy, Washington Counties)
2. Applicants from other Counties.
3. All other states.
Admission to the A.R.C.H. three-quarter-way houses are accomplished by
a staff screening. Priority for admission to these houses will be given
to those who have successfully completed the A.R.C.H. halfway house program.
8:00 a.m. Everyone up and feady for the days activities. Those not employed,
out seeking employment.
5:30 p.m. House Meeting (Monday – Friday)
6:00 p.m. Evening Meal – All present (No Exceptions)
6:30-7:00 p.m. Therapeutic Duties.
7:00 p.m. Group therapy (Monday and Thursday)
Outside AA meeting (Tuesday)
GED Classes, outside AA meeting,
Alumni Aftercare (for those in Phase III) (Wednesday)
8:00 p.m. In-house AA meeting mandatory (Friday)
9:00-11:00 p.m. Phase meetings, life stories, finish duties.
12:00 Midnight Curfew (Sunday-Thursday)
1:00 a.m. Curfew (Friday and Saturday)
Weekends are fairly unstructured, with the exception that residents are
to attend AA or other 12 Step meetings and conduct a :”Cares and
Concerns” group, as well as a thorough housecleaning on Sundays.
All residents are asked to participate in a mutually agreed upon leisure
or recreational house activity, if they are not working.
The A.R.C.H. three-quarter-way houses are less structured living arrangements
where men are afforded the opportunity to apply the principles of sober, responsible
living learned in prior treatment settings, in a low-cost, supportive environment.
Admissions to the three-quarter-way houses must first complete the treatment
program of the halfway house. Requirements for remaining in the three-quarter-way
houses are minimally: active participation in AA, including regular contact
with a sponsor, timely payment of rent, willingness to keep one’s won
area, as well as common areas, neat and clean: and ; regular involvement in
Alumni affairs; and maintenance of employment.