Services for Prospective Clients

EPRA is dedicated to the idea that the best interpersonal environment for recovery is a "melting pot" of men and woman recovering from alcohol and substance abuse. EPRA clients represent the racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity of New York City. The common experience of recovery helps clients provide each other with valuable support.

Admission Criteria

EPRA's program is designed to support and provide you with the resources necessary for attaining employment. In order to qualify for our program you must meet the following admission criteria:

  • Total abstinence from alcohol and all illicit drugs
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Over the age of 18
  • Resident of one of the five boroughs of New York City
  • Ongoing involvement with treatment or recent successful completion
  • Housing and financial stability
  • No medical or emotional conditions that would prevent employment
  • Demonstrate appropriate level of insight and coping skills needed to address vocational issues in a group setting
  • Additional documentation may be needed (e.g., psychiatric and/or medical evaluation, proof of eligibility to work in the U.S., etc.)