New Start I

New Start I is a Level 2B residential treatment program that provides new and innovative ways to service men in the Journey of Hope Program with co-occurring mental health and substance use challenges that meet the requirements by the city for chronic homelessness. New Start I program has provided residential treatment for over twenty years to this population, and provides innovative and effective re-entry services to people post-adjudication. The components of the program include; Individualized Treatment Planning; Delivery of Evidence Based Treatment Models; Person- Centered Individual Treatment Sessions; One to One Activities with a Peer Specialist; Job / School Readiness with a Recovery Coach; and Drug and Alcohol Support Groups onsite.


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Program Start Year

  • 1994

Coordinator(s)

  • Acquannetta McCleary, Director

Contact Information

  • phone 215-228-2323
  • fax 215-228-3188
  • email start@rhd.org
  • location 3653-55 N. 15th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19140