74.50.040  <<  74.50.050 >>   74.50.055

Treatment services. (Effective until January 1, 2020.)

(1) The department shall establish a treatment program to provide, within available funds, alcohol and drug treatment services for indigent persons eligible under this chapter. The treatment services may include but are not limited to:
(a) Intensive inpatient treatment services;
(b) Recovery house treatment;
(c) Outpatient treatment and counseling, including assistance in obtaining employment, and including a living allowance while undergoing outpatient treatment. The living allowance may not be used to provide shelter to clients in a dormitory setting that does not require sobriety as a condition of residence. The living allowance shall be administered on the clients' behalf by the outpatient treatment facility or other social service agency designated by the department. The department is authorized to pay the facility a fee for administering this allowance.
(2) The department may require an applicant or recipient selecting treatment to complete inpatient and recovery house treatment when, in the judgment of a designated assessment center, such treatment is necessary prior to providing the outpatient program.

NOTES:

Study and reportSeverabilityEffective date1989 1st ex.s. c 18: See notes following RCW 74.50.011.
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