ORCA House Inc. is a chemical dependency treatment center located at 1909 East 89th Street (the corner of E. 89th and Chester Avenues) in Cleveland Ohio. The ORCA House center is comprised of a three building campus: a women’s residential house, a men’s residential house and an administrative building. ORCA House serves both uninsured and insured individuals who need treatment services for drug and alcohol addiction. Through therapy and education, individuals begin or resume their recovery process either in one of its two residential programs (Men’s Residential and Women’s Residential Programs) or two outpatient programs, which provide a continuum of customized care for recovering individuals (Intensive Outpatient and Aftercare Programs). Since 2005, ORCA House has served over 1,500 individuals in need. In 2011 ORCA served 385 people (81 Outpatient, 39 Aftercare, 105 Women’s Residential and 160 Men’s Residential). Key demographics of clients for the last complete fiscal year (2011) served include the following:
- 82% were African American, 17% Caucasian and 1% other.
- 25% were homeless.
- Majority were between the ages of 30 and 50.
- Crack Cocaine and alcohol were most frequently abused drugs, followed by marijuana and heroin.
- 100% were indigent/low income.
- 45% have not completed high school.