T.R.O.S.A Triangle Residential Options For Substance Abusers WHAT IS TROSA? TROSA is a two year, residential, substance abuse recovery program for individuals who are battling an addiction to drugs and alcohol. TROSA focuses on educational development, vocational training and the development of interpersonal skills to help its residents rebuild their lives. The structure of the program inspires residents to put the values of personal responsibility, honesty, hard work and service into daily practice. TROSA currently has approximately 320 residents in the program. TROSA provides low cost, transitional housing for approximately 120 graduates. Criteria for Admission All applicants must be at least 18 years old. Have no convictions of Arson, Rape or other Sexual offenses. Not taking any antipsychotic medications. If the applicant has pending charges, the charges must be resolved before the applicant can enter the program. If the applicant has been accepted into TROSA and the applicant has no pending charges, the applicant can begin their residency at TROSA that very same day. TROSA Offers Therapeutic Components Community -as-method Community is primary agent of change. Anger Management Parenting Class Relapse Prevention Women In Recovery Relationship Class Young Men Peer Group TROSA Offers Vocational Training Moving & Storage Masonry Auto Repair Construction Picture Framing Catering Lawn Maintenance Finance Administrative Skills Aftercare Program Support Groups with TROSA Alumni are held twice monthly. Graduates have the option of living in one of TROSA’s transitional houses at low cost for up to one year. 34 transitional houses/apartments Graduates can purchase donated cars. They are only charged the cost of the part needed to repair the vehicles. Transportation is provided to and from work for those residents who do not have a license for up to one year.