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What To Expect During Rehab

  • Family members and the newly admitted persons sit with our Intake Coordinator member to answer questions about the facility and program.
  • After the family and the newly admitted persons say good-bye, our program staff complete the intake interview with the new admissions.
  • Once the intake interview is complete, the new residents are shown to their bedrooms.
  • To ensure the safety of all program participants, the belongings of all new admissions are inspected by CCFA staff members.
  • Program outline is explained and program material is provided.

What To Bring With You?

We want everyone’s visit to be a positive experience to be focus on recovery. In order for that to happen we need new patients to be aware of what can and cannot be brought to the CCFA’s rehab program.


  • Ensure to pack weather appropriate clothing.
  • Bring enough clothing to last approximately 7 days (as we have laundry on site)
  • Boots
  • Running Shoes
  • Comfortable shoes for around the house, daily,
  • Socks and Underwear
  • T-shirts, Long sleeve shirts
  • Sweater and sweatshirts/hoodies
  • Pants and jean
  • Gym gear
  • Any other clothing that you would feel comfortable bringing if fine
  • Toiletries – toothpaste, toothbrush, razor, shaving cream, soap, shampoo etc.
  • Reading Material if you like
  • About 100-200 petty cash, that we will keep in the safe and have accessible should you need any money.
  • OHIP Card
  • Any legal documents you may have if you currently have any legal dealings

Do Not Bring:

  • Phone
  • Computer
  • Ipad
  • Any and all other types of electronic or communication devices
  • Towels
  • Bedding, Sheets or linens
  • Pillow (you can bring one if you like, but they are provided)
  • Laundry detergent
  • Excessive amounts of money
  • No clothing that is offensive, derogatory, prejudice, racist, socially unacceptable, also no clothing with logos such as drugs and beer advertisements.
  • Weapons
  • Drugs and Alcohol
  • Movies
  • Pornography
  • Cologne
  • Any products with alcohol (such as sanitizers and mouth wash)