Chrysalis is a drug and alcohol prevention, treatment, and recovery facility for women 18 years of age and older.
Chrysalis services women who are Chronic alcohol and/or other Drug Abusers/Dependent are: homeless, IV Drug Users, Court Ordered/Referred, referrals from CAL Works/TANF, Referrals from Detox, Dually diagnosed, Diagnosed HIV+, Diagnosed AIDS, Referrals from Shelter Plus Care, Referrals from CPS, or Referrals from Alameda County ACCESS, and SACPA (Proposition36).
Chrysalis was developed in 1980 and is located in Alameda County. There are facts that prove that women are using and abusing more frequently now than they were before. They are dying from drugs overdoses more frequently than men and are using drugs to their own detriment. Many women are being incarcerated for substance use, sales, and possessions. Their children are often sent to long-term foster care and adopted out to families that care for them.