What am I allowed to bring to your facility?
ATC clients are allowed to bring clothing indoor and outdoor, hygiene, and personal effects. ATC staff will go through all property upon intake and reserves the right to approve or deny whatever property they see fit. Please keep in mind that space is limited and this is not considered a permanent stay so please think of bringing property in a manner that would be consistent with approximately 1 weeks’ worth of property.
What are your payphone numbers?
All phones have the first numbers of 970-522 – Phone #1 7728, Phone #2 7690, Phone #3 7451, Phone #4 7437. Clients are allowed to make personal calls between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Please do not call the phones repeatedly if no one answers them.
How many people does your facility hold?
Advantage Treatment Center is currently zoned for 100 clients.
What is my case manager’s phone extension?
Will I be required to pay money while at ATC?
Clients will pay Child Support, Fines, Fees, and Restitution, Subsistence, and treatment fees while in the program.
What is the mailing address to your facility?
Advantage Treatment Center
P.O. Box 328
Sterling, CO 80751
When can I have a visit and how long can my visitor stay? How do I get approved to be a visitor?
Visitors must be approved by program staff before they are permitted to visit. Once approved, in most circumstances clients are allowed visitors 7 days a week for 1 hour. Visitors are welcome to come 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Can my visitors bring me food?
Visitors are allowed to bring food and personal property to a client, all food and property MUST be checked into the security office before the client has possession of it.
What should I expect the first day I arrive?
Advantage Treatment Center new clients should expect a busy first day when they come to the facility. Clients will go through an orientation process that includes signing all rules and regulations, taking a baseline U.A., having a room and bunk assigned, a facility tour. In some instances clients will also start the Case Management process with an assigned Case Manager.
When will I be able to sign out my first time?
Clients are allowed to sign out once the Case Management intake and assessment process is complete. Generally this process is completed in the first 2-5 days while in the program but can take up to a week in some circumstances. Clients are on “intake hold” status until completion. Depending on what client type, and what criminal case you have you may very well be required to complete a longer intake hold.
Am I expected to take treatment classes while at ATC?
Generally speaking, all clients at ATC will be clinically assessed and any areas of need will be addressed at that time. In many instances that can include drug and alcohol or cognitive behavioral treatment. ATC believes that in order for our population to leave in a better place than when they arrive we must aggressively pursue any and all needs found during the assessment process. WE WANT TO HELP YOU, HELP YOURSELF.
Who is in charge of ATC?
The Owner and President of Advantage Treatment Centers Inc. is Doug Carrigan. The Onsite Program Director is Josh Mayhugh. Please see our employee page for contact information.
How do I complete the program?
Each client will be given an individual specific program Case Plan. Generally speaking most Case Plans can take anywhere from 6-8 months to complete based on the clients willingness and ability to progress through the Case Plan. In rare circumstances clients can complete case plans before.