Resident Rights


  1. You have a right to be treated with dignity and respect.
  2. You have the right to communicate, associate, and meet privately with persons of your choice.  Visitation subject to facility’s rules, regarding times and areas.  Program staff may disallow visitors only if it is determined that such visitation would seriously interfere with your or other’s welfare or rights.
  3. You have the right to access, in reasonable privacy, a telephone in the building you reside.
  4. You have the right to receive and send uncensored mail at your own expense.
  5. You have the right to keep and to use personal possessions, unless it has been determined that specific personal property is contraband.
  6. You have the right to exercise all civil rights that have not been specifically curtailed by order of court.
  7. You have the right to raise grievances and recommend changes in the policy and services of the CRR in accordance with the client’s grievance procedure.
  8. No information shall be disclosed to any person and/or agency without prior written authorization signed by you.
  9. You have the right to practice the religion of your choice or to abstain from religious practices.
  10. You have the right to manage your own personal and financial affairs.
  11. You have the right not to participate in research projects.
  12. You have the right to participate in the development and review of your Recovery Plan.  Recovery Plans will identify the least restrictive treatment conditions needed to accomplish goals.
  13. You have the right to access your records, subject to facility procedures for access.
  14. You have the right not to be subject to abusive treatment.
  15. You have the right to leave the facility at anytime.
  16. Fourteen days written prior notice is required for voluntary termination.
  17. You have the right to appeal decision by agency to terminate services to you.

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