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Comprehensive Treatment at No Cost

The free, year-long, residential recovery program at Father Alfred Center (FAC) empowers men who have no income or resources with the tools to overcome addiction and the support to establish healthy and productive lives. The program at Father Alfred Center is abstinence-based and work-structured. Participants have access to the following:

  • Counseling and spiritual services
  • Individual therapy
  • Evidence-based group counseling
  • Psychiatric care
  • Case management services
  • Medically-assisted treatment (MAT)

“You’re not going in there just to get clean; You’re going in there to change your life.”

Father Alfred Center Graduate

Am I Eligible?

Eligibility is determined over the phone with a short series of questions. The eligibility decision is communicated at the end of the phone call.

If you believe you are eligible, please call (415) 592-2831 between 8am and 1pm, and be prepared to answer a short series of questions.

If you are calling on a weekend, or after hours, please leave a message and we will return your call.

More About Our Program

Individualized Treatment

Our individualized treatment plans offer interventions for a wide range of symptoms related to substance use disorder. Our multidisciplinary team is skilled and knowledgeable in the field of substance use disorders (SUD), as well as co-occurring disorders (SUD with mental illness).

Comprehensive Care

St. Anthony’s wraparound services allow for immediate assessment and thoughtful resolution of clients’ medical, legal, vocational, and educational needs, most or all of which may have been profoundly affected by the cycles of poverty and addiction.

Workforce Development

Participants in the Fr. Alfred Center are eligible to enroll in our Workforce Development Program. Through active job search and community partnerships, clients gain employment in short- and long-term positions.

Aftercare and Alumni

Alumni participation and the aftercare component of FAC help ensure the long-term success of graduates. Regular activities that engage graduates and current participants are powerful, living reminders to men in the program that long-term recovery is possible and attainable.


Monday — Friday: 8am – 1:00pm


(415) 592-2831

If you are calling on a weekend, or after hours, please leave a message and we will return your call.

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