Tarry House, Inc., has a structured program: the Tarry House Recovery Home, focusing on recovery by helping individuals focus on their strengths so that they can move to a less restrictive environment upon departure. Frequent group discussions are held to promote participation in the residence. Tarry House emphasizes support, structure, and teamwork. The weekly Consumer House Council Meeting is organized with an agenda and minutes. Services are to promote recovery, quality of living, and well being through training in household/personal care skills, budgeting/savings, and self-medication. Consultations are held with the Community Support Services Treatment Team to develop and update the resident’s Individual Residency Service Plan. The Apartment Annex is part of the main house residential recovery program and is accessible for individuals with mobility limitations. Tarry House supports a smoke/tobacco free environment for the health and safety of both residents and staff through a ban on in-house smoking in both the main house and the apartment annex.
Summit County Residents who are severely mentally disabled shall seek admission through a referral by Community Support Service, Inc. They must also complete a Program Referral with his/her Community Recovery Specialist (case manager). Potential residents may also have trial visits or passes to Tarry House, Inc.