WESTCARE KENTUCKY PROGRAMS



Camp Mariposa
Camp Mariposa® Kentucky is a year-round addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth affected by the substance use disorder of a family member.

Youth ages 9-12 attend weekend camps up to six times a year. Weekend camps offer fun, traditional camp activities combined with education and support sessions led by mental health professionals and trained adult mentors.

Additional social activities are offered for youth and their families throughout the year. Many Camp Mariposa locations offer programs for teens ages 13-17. All program activities are offered free of charge to families. Camp Mariposa Kentucky is part of Eluna’s national Camp Mariposa program.

Camp Dates for 2023

  • January: FFD - Camp Burnamwood
  • February: Camp - Camp Burnamwood
  • March 23: FFD - Camp Burnamwood
  • April 14-16: Camp - Camp Burnamwood
  • May 23: FFD - Flo Party
  • June 9-11: Camp - Camp Burnamwood
  • July 23: FFD - Outdoor Movie
  • August 4-6: Camp - Camp Burnamwood
  • September 23: FFD - Camp Burnamwood
  • October 20-22: Camp - Camp Burnamwood
  • November 23: FFD - Giving Thanks
  • December 8-10: Camp - Camp Burnamwood

FFD: Family Fun Day

Applications, Consent and Release Information

Youth Application
Consent and Release
Mentor Application

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About Eluna

Eluna is a public, 501(c)(3) non-profit with a mission to support children and families impacted by grief or addiction. Founded in 2000 in Seattle by former MLB pitcher Jamie Moyer and child advocate Karen Phelps Moyer, Eluna was originally called The Moyer Foundation and launched a series of programs supporting thousands of children and families annually at no cost to them. Camp Erin® is the largest national network of grief programs for bereaved children and teens, Camp Mariposa® is a national addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth impacted by a family member's substance use disorder, and the Eluna Resource Center offers online tools, local referrals and personalized phone and email support for families experiencing grief, addiction and other related issues. For more information, please visit elunanetwork.org.









WestCare KY – Supported Employment Program
WestCare Kentucky's Supported Employment Program provides comprehensive services to adult clients with serious mental illness and individuals with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. The program follows the evidenced-based Supported Employment Model to assists clients in obtaining competitive work in the community and providing the support necessary to ensure their success in the workplace. Services provided include individual/group counseling, crisis intervention, case management, life skills, and employment specific services. Each client works directly with an assigned employment specialist who assists the client’s in obtaining employment and provides follow-along supports until the client no longer desires assistance.




WestCare KY - Judi Patton Center for Healthy Families
WestCare Kentucky's women's residential program provides intensive alcohol and other drug use treatment services, for adult females, in a female-only facility. The Lookout Center for Health Families (LCHF) serves female Veterans, justice involved females, pregnant, perinatal and postpartum, and females with SUD, OUD, and COD diagnoses.

The clinical curriculum is based on a modified therapeutic community model and utilizes empirically based, gender-specific, and trauma responsive treatment. Individual and group counseling sessions, crisis intervention, 12-step meetings, case management, peer support, nutrition, medically assisted treatment, life skills, GED, supportive employment services are some of the specific services offered. Our goal is to promote intrinsic motivation, assist clients in building a foundation that empowers them, and encourage clients to take ownership and responsibility for their recovery journey.

LCHF is a CARF and ASAM accredited behavioral health and human services non-profit recognized for clinical excellence and collaborative innovation for coordinated continuity of care. We serve women from across the state of Kentucky and accept major KY Medicaid providers.




WestCare KY – Hal Rogers Appalachian Recovery Center, Men's Residential Program
WestCare Kentucky's Men's Residential Program provides intensive alcohol and other drug abuse treatment services for adult males residing at the WestCare Kentucky Hal Rogers Appalachian Recovery Center. Men's Long-Term Residential services are provided in a male-only facility, and the clinical curriculum is designed to better serve the needs of men. The Men's Long-Term Residential Program allows for a stay in treatment a minimum of 90 days. We are also licensed for providing DUI assessments, education and treatment. This bed program services include specialized alcohol and drug curricula for adult male participants in a modified therapeutic community model of care. Services in the Men's Residential Program include: individual and group counseling; vocational skills development activities, including emphasis on technical skills; alcohol and drug education classes; relapse prevention; introduction to community-based support services; optional weekly onsite chapel services and community-based 12-Step meetings; family and significant other educational/support services; and HIV/AIDS education, parenting classes, and counseling. The focus and intensity of treatment is modified to accommodate the realistic/practical treatment needs of males as they begin admitting and embracing their own need for continuing recovery. The process of treatment in this program is one of discovery and sets a firm foundation to allow men to empower themselves and become responsible for their own recovery.




WestCare KY – Pike County Detention Center (PCDC), Men's Jail Recovery Program
WestCare Kentucky's Jail Recovery Program is based inside the Pike County Detention Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. The program is designed to provide long-term, intensive alcohol and other drug abuse treatment services for incarcerated males. The licensed program is six months in length, and services are designed to better serve those in the criminal justice system. Once the individual completes treatment and is released from jail, he is eligible to enter residential services in the community to continue his treatment and assist with re-integration back into society. PCDC is licensed under the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an Alcohol and Other Drug Entity Intensive Outpatient Treatment

Program. The bed Recovery Program includes individual and group counseling, vocational skills training, alcohol and drug education classes, relapse prevention, and introduction to 12-Step meetings. The focus and intensity of treatment is modified to accommodate the realistic/practical treatment needs of individuals as they begin embracing their own need for continued recovery. The process for treatment in the program is one of discovery and sets a firm foundation to allow the individuals to empower themselves and become productive members of society and their community.




WestCare KY – Pike County Detention Center Women's Jail Recovery Program
WestCare Kentucky's Detention Center Recovery Program is based inside the Pike County Detention Center in Pikeville, KY. The program is designed to provide long-term, intensive alcohol and other drug abuse treatment services for incarcerated females. The licensed program is six months in length, and services are designed to better serve those in the criminal justice system. Once the individual completes treatment and is released from jail, she is eligible to enter residential services in the community to continue his treatment and assist with re-integration back into society. PCDC is licensed under the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an Alcohol and Other Drug Entity Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program. The 16 bed Recovery Program includes gender specific individual and group counseling, vocational skills training, alcohol and drug education classes, relapse prevention, and introduction to 12-Step meetings. The focus and intensity of treatment is modified to accommodate the realistic/practical treatment needs of individuals as they begin embracing their own need for continued recovery. The process for treatment in the program is one of discovery and sets a firm foundation to allow the individuals to empower themselves and become productive members of society and their community. A re-entry coordinator also works with the women in the program to provide them the additional tools for success.




WestCare KY – Pikeville Emergency/Homeless Shelter
WestCare Kentucky's Emergency Homeless Shelter, located in Pikeville Kentucky, provides housing, substance abuse services and independent living skills for individuals and/or families who are at risk of becoming or are homeless. Services are for both adult males, females and families residing in Pike and surrounding counties. On site, residents receive assistance with cognitive skills, financial literacy, adult education, life skills, employment skills and drug treatment. The shelter staff provides individual case assessments and development of services/treatment plans to assist individuals in their transition and adjustment back in to the community. The shelter provides lodging, meals, individual counseling, group counseling, substance abuse counseling, life skills, parenting skills, money management, employment readiness and development, literacy, case management, transition to independent living and aftercare services. The maximum length of stay is 90 days; however, an extension may be granted on a case-by-case basis.




WestCare KY – Estill County Sober Living Housing
Estill County Sober Living Housing is located on the second floor of the Estill County Community Involvement Center which is licensed under the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an Alcohol and Other Drug Entity Outpatient Treatment Facility. The Apartments will give residents a safe and sober environment in which to reside, with support close by, so that they can begin the transition into permanent housing, while maintaining their recovery. The apartments consist of 4 units of sober living housing to occupy the second floor of the existing Community Involvement Center (CIC) in Irvine, KY. These units will contain 1 or 2 bedrooms, a living/ dining area, kitchen and bathroom. Families will be given preference for the 2 bedroom units, but in absence of a family occupant, "roommates" can be assigned, especially in the 2 bedroom units. The project will target clients experiencing substance abuse and domestic violence problems. There is a small laundry room which include 2 coin operated washers and dryers. All utilities are included in the rent.




WestCare KY – Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP)
The Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP) is an employment focused grant program that focuses exclusively on competitive employment for homeless veterans. HVRP provides services to assist in reintegrating homeless veterans into meaningful employment within the labor force and stimulate the development of effective service delivery systems that will address the complex problems facing homeless veterans. WestCare HVRP staff accomplish these objectives through a variety of core services including knowledge of population, outreach, assessment, intake, case management, collaboration, job driven training and placement.




WestCare KY – Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP)
WestCare Kentucky’s Rural Community Opioid Response Program (RCORP) is a federally funded (HRSA), three-year project that addresses barriers to treatment for substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder. RCORP provides data and analysis to identify opportunities and gaps in opioid use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery. RCORP services include screening and referrals for specialty treatment, naloxone administration training, and other professional development trainings aimed at individuals successfully completing a substance abuse program. RCORP also implemented a Peer Academy, in which, individuals who are in recovery can attend classes to receive a Peer Support Specialist Certification for Kentucky. The Peer Academy is free and open to the entire community.




WestCare KY – Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Second Chance Program
Presenting the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Second Chance Act Program - a comprehensive initiative by WestCare Kentucky, committed to supporting individuals during their transition from incarceration to society. Prior to release, clients participate in cognitive behavioral therapy programs, enriching their reentry education for a smoother transition.




WestCare KY – Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program (SSG Fox SPGP)
The WestCare KY, Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Program (SSG Fox SPGP) is a community-driven initiative aimed at curbing the alarming rates of Veteran suicide and associated risks. This program uniquely blends clinical and community-based referrals to deliver targeted interventions, catering to both VA healthcare participants and those outside the system.

At the core of WestCare's SSG Fox SPGP is the facilitation and coordination of suicide prevention services tailored for eligible individuals and their families. The overarching mission seeks to diminish Veteran suicide and its associated risks, bolster baseline mental health status, amplify general well-being, enhance social support, and promote financial stability for qualified individuals and their families. The program's diverse array of prevention services spans outreach initiatives, baseline mental health screening, educational campaigns, emergency clinical services, case management, peer support, assistance in obtaining VA benefits, coordination of public benefits, and aid with emergent needs.

WestCare's SSG Fox SPGP is a dynamic and integrated initiative designed to comprehensively address the multifaceted aspects of Veteran suicide prevention, contributing significantly to the holistic well-being of Veterans and their families.