Programs and Services - Keys to the Future

When you think of transitional living programs, do you automatically think of the so-called “halfway house?”  Well, at Old Pueblo Community Services, we don't do anything HALFWAY! 

In fact, OPCS offers a drug and alcohol-free community of top-quality, multi-resident housing facilities, providing a structured living environment enhanced by a well-balanced assortment of support services.  OPCS provides a continuum of care to move folks FROM HOPELESS TO HOPEFUL, "offering a process of change through which individuals will improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential." OPCS provides excellent supportive services,using evidence-based practices, through:

OPCS welcomes men, women and families reentering the community from incarceration, military service or combat, hospitalization, treatment, and/or detoxification – people with a strong desire to change the course of their lives. Each resident is treated with the utmost respect and dignity, and as the individual that he or she is. OPCS operates ten transitional living properties in Tucson, with a bed capacity of approximately 300 beds.  Working closely with multiple federal, state and community partners, we are able to offer a wholistic approach through an array of enhanced and graduated supportive services, which include:

  • Well-furnished housing units with all the comforts of home
  • Individualized case management
  • Substance abuse counseling and recovery support
  • Employability skills training and employment placement
  • Family reunification and support
  • Assistance with obtaining public benefits, and
  • Mentoring for those in DOC re-entry programs, and,
  • Opportunities to own a home!

"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending." - Carl Bard