- Call for a brief, screening interview: Men & Women: 609-345-2020. Whenever it is possible the person seeking treatment should be available to participate in the phone call. At that time you will be informed regarding bed space and initial eligibility.
- Prior to setting an admission date we will need the following information (fax):
- Medical Status- If available documented TB test results (within 6 mos.), presently prescribed medications (bring 7 day supply) or a prescription for 10 days of medication, most recent physical exam results, information regarding any medical condition that can interfere with an ability to fully participate in treatment, seizure history, information regarding chronic illness that require attention or other physical problem that requires ongoing care.
- Psychiatric Status- If applicable, results of recent evaluation, a list of prescribed medications (7 day supply), and history of any psychiatric hospitalizations.
- Legal Status- Information regarding pending charges and ongoing cases either criminal or civil that require court appearances during the course of treatment.
- The admission information will be reviewed within five working days and you will receive a call to schedule an admission date or to discuss our concerns regarding eligibility.
- Whenever possible the admission date will be within a week of approval.
- The client will need to arrange their transportation to JBRC. With prior notice we can arrange for pick up at the Atlantic City bus or train terminals. Admission appointments will be between 8:30AM and 2:30 PM. Individuals on methadone will be scheduled before 1PM. If you are on Methadone or suboxone we must be in contact with your provider before admission can be approved. If an individual is unable to arrive during this time frame different arrangements can be made on a case-by-case basis.
- Clients in residential treatment must discontinue unemployment or welfare benefits. Clients will be required to apply for local welfare which entitles them to Medicaid, Food stamps and a monthly stipend. These benefits are used to offset the cost of treatment and medical expenses. The client will be able to retain $25 a month in their account for incidental expenditures. Clients who have Medicaid upon admission are not required to discontinue Medicaid benefits. Any clients receiving (SSI) Social Security Insurance or (SSD) Social Security Disability will be required to pay cost sharing of $185.00 per month which will be due the 10th of each month.
Client Must Bring with them on day of Admission
One of the following; birth certificate, driver’s license, passport, county I.D. ,SS card or number, jail/prison ID
Insurance/Medicaid Card if applicable
Emergency Contact Info/ name, phone #for others who need to know about client’s treatment
A seven day supply for each prescribed medication in original containers.
Suggested Personal Items to Bring
- *No personal bedding allowed
- *no shorts or tank tops - females
- *no skirts or dresses - females
- *Collared shirts are worn by all males during the treatment day
- 10 Sets of Clothing
- 15 Sets of Undergarments
- 3 coats/Jacket (waterproof clothing included)
- 3 Pair of Footwear (No flip flops)
- 3 Pair Pajamas and 1 Bathrobe
- 3 bath towels and washcloths
- 1 Pair of Slippers & Shower Shoes
- Small Clock Radio
- Eyeglasses, wedding band, watch, earrings
- Writing Supplies, Stamps, Envelopes
- 4 packs Cigarettes (Unopened)
- Hair dryer
- Curling Iron (females only)
- Electric Shaver
- 2 books (must not be of a sexual, drug theme)
Basic Hygiene items for the Residential Treatment Units must be non-alcohol products except for stick deodorant. No powder and nothing in an aerosol can.
1 of each of the following products is allowed:
- Shave gel or foam
- Soap-1 pack
- Body wash
- Hairspray or mousse –females only (must be pump, non aerosol)
- Hair gel or grease
- Chap Stick
- Shower cap
- 1 perm - females only
- 1 hair dye –females only
- Feminine hygiene products – tampons, sanitary napkins – females only
- Make-up - 1 each eyeliner, lip gloss, foundation, mascara, blush – females only
- Head scarf – for sleeping and/or religious purpose
- Kufi- allowed for religious purpose
- Yamika- allowed for religious purpose
All items must be brought in large plastic bags and not suitcases or back packs. JBRC lacks appropriate storage space, and cannot be held responsible for the bags safe keeping. New residents are also allowed to bring up to 4 packs of cigarettes with them at the time of admission.
How to Bring Additional Items
We do not accept packages through the mail. Packages must be dropped off. The client will be allowed one property drop off after admission per treatment experience. The resident will meet with his or her counselor to determine if any additional items are needed. The resident will let their significant other/family members know if any additional items should be dropped of. Drop offs can be brought to the main building located at 1315 Pacific Avenue Atlantic City, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4PM. If drop offs can not be made during these hours other arrangements will be made on a case by case basis. All items must be brought in large plastic bags and not suitcases or back packs. JBRC lacks appropriate storage space, and cannot be held responsible for the bags safe keeping. New residents are also allowed to bring up to 4 packs of cigarettes with them at the time of admission. If the resident does not have cigarettes at the time of admission they are allowed a one time drop off of up to 4 packs of cigarettes within the first 30 days after admission. After 30 days the client will be able to purchase cigarettes through the agency.