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Arapahoe House Board of Directors

Officers: Ronald Rose, President Jack Fitzgibbons, Vice President Laura Romero, Vice President Adrienne Ruston Fitzgibbons, Secretary Stan Sena, Treasurer Ellen Miller-Brown, Immediate Past President   Directors: Tom Clark Linda J. Daniel Lynn Miller Doyle Lucille “Lucky” Gallagher David Kohlwey Christine Powers Marcella C. Rapp    Ex Officio Board Members: Mary E. Baca Commissioner Larry W. […]

Success Stories

Transitioning Back into Life I’ve had a lot of obstacles to overcome in my life.  My path through addiction has been long and challenging to say the least.  I hurt a lot of people, not just myself, but my family and my community.  I’ve been to jail and rehab all more than once. Arapahoe House […]

Detoxification Services

Program Overview Arapahoe House operates three adult social-model detoxification programs in Adams, Arapahoe, and Jefferson Counties. The Aurora Emergency Treatment Unit contains 29 licensed beds. The Wheat Ridge facility in Jefferson County, Detox West, holds 39 licensed beds. Serving Adams County, the Detox North facility in Commerce City contains 28 licensed beds.   The primary goals […]

Aspen Center for Women

Program Overview Aspen Center for Women provides gender specific services for pregnant/postpartum women with drug and alcohol dependence and other co-occurring issues.  This intensive residential treatment program is for women 18 and older and has a 60 day, flexible length of stay.  Aspen Center for Women has capacity to simultaneously serve a total of 16 […]

24-Hour Care/Residential

Arapahoe House intensive residential treatment programs offer a flexible length of stay and individualized care to adolescents and adults.  These services are designed for those clients whose treatment in a less restrictive setting would be unlikely to result in changes in attitude and motivation sufficient to maintain abstinence from alcohol and drugs.  Its focus is […]

Adolescent Intensive Residential Treatment

Program Overview The StepWise adolescent residential program is licensed as a Therapeutic Residential Child Care Facility (TRCCF) and Residential Child Care Facility (RCCF).  The program is designed to afford a sheltered, but structured, treatment environment to adolescents with mental health and substance abuse problems.  Treatment is tailored to the individual needs of each young person.  […]

Adopt a Family in Denver Colorado

The Adopt a Family Program in metro Denver, Colorado brings the hope and the spirit of the Holidays to single-parent families in Arapahoe House programs. Our clients oftentimes are unable to buy winter jackets, new shoes and educational toys for their children.  Each family creates a wish list to be fulfilled by donors like you who […]


Arapahoe House is Colorado’s leading nonprofit provider of affordable drug and alcohol addiction treatment.  For more than 30 years, Arapahoe House has been a champion for families and individuals with alcohol, drug and other behavioral health issues.  Since 1975, we have been helping people in our community, our friends, neighbors, siblings, parents and children, find […] Protection Status
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