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Parker House Residential Aftercare Program

The Parker House Residential Aftercare Program is a six to nine month Christian discipleship program offering men a safe environment in which to grow spiritually while healing from addiction and other destructive behaviors. Residents receive one-on-one counseling, case management, computer skills, GED preparation, Bible study, Chapel services, outpatient treatment, advocacy, and educational and life-skills classes.

While in our care, residents are provided with:

  • Shared private rooms in a safe environment.
  • Three meals a day.
  • Free clothing, as needed & laundry services.
  • Christian teachings.
  • Educational services.
  • Guidance in achieving a transition plan.
  • Opportunity to live in one of two Rescue Mission transitional houses upon completion of program.
  • PHASE 4 Spiritual Life
  • Skills for Success Job Training Program – A construction skill building program where individual strive to gain meaningful career opportunities and employment through a construction trades program.

Program Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Open heart to the Gospel message.
  • Must adhere to program guidelines.

Daily Activities Include:

  • Morning devotions.
  • Out-patient Treatment at local day rehabilitation agencies.
  • One-on-One counseling.
  • Video Teachings.
  • Chapel Services, Bible studies and prayer meetings.
  • Community Services.
The Mission has completely changed my life and my attitude. It’s awesome to be happy.”  Matt’s part of our Phase 4 program, which gives men a safe place to further their walk with Christ and prepares them to transition back into the community. He also volunteers here at the Mission 20 hours a week. He’s working to get into community college, but Matt’s main goal is to stay focused on what matters: a steady, sober life with God at the center. Read more of my story…

- Matt

For more information you can download our Parker House Aftercare Program brochure or contact:

Brother Rick Johnson, Program Director of the Parker House Aftercare Program








Physical Location 203 Rutger Street
Utica, NY 13501


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