Intensive Residential Treatment provides an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to supporting participants and their individualized treatment goals. IRT supports women and men who are in need of residential treatment for serious substance use concerns, specifically drug and alcohol addiction issues, or have concurrent disorders. The program capacity is 16 women at a time on one floor and 16 men on another. Men’s treatment and women’s are different with separate floors and separate counsellors.
It is an evidence-based, tier 4 addiction treatment program located across from Surrey Memorial Hospital on the south end of second and third floor of the Quibble Creek Building designed by dys Architects and opened in 2008.
It is a bright and welcoming building. The north end of the third floor contains 12 transitional housing suites for women. The third floor has access only for women in IRT-Women’s or in Transitional Housing and staff. It contains 6 double occupancy rooms and two triple occupancy rooms. Each of the rooms have a bathroom. There is a group room, a counsellors office, a medication room, a laundry, and a communal balcony.
On the main floor of the Phoenix Centre building there is a nursing office that residents can access. The Outreach workers are located on the ground floor of Quibble Creek as well as access the Admissions office for mail and information and the Lounge, which is a room open to all Phoenix residents to connect with each other socially (Covid19 restrictions apply).
Across from Quibble Creek is the Phoenix Centre which provides the dining room for IRT-Women’s participants, the senior clinician’s counselling office, the family visiting room, the Kwantlen education classrooms, Transitional housing team, resource and meeting space and recreational space.
At the back of the Phoenix property is the Sweat Lodge that is operated by Aboriginal elders on Sundays for women and men.
IRT has a cost of $40.00 on a per-diem basis. However, this cost is covered for participants referred by a health professional through the BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services Provincial Substance Use Treatment Program.
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Quibble Creek Building at 13670-94A Avenue in Surrey.
A referral for this program must be made with the client through a professional person in the community (counsellor, social worker, physician, psychiatrist, mental health and addiction team provider)