Thursday, June 22, 2006


Should Bring – (Limit to 2 suitcases as storage space is limited.)

Comfortable clothes and shoes for one week (Laundry facilities are provided)

All shorts, skirts and dresses must hang at fingertip length

No tank tops, spaghetti straps, halter-tops, tube tops, transparent mesh, A-shirts, or see through apparel

No bare midriffs are to be visible at any time

Undergarments must be worn at all times, and not visible to the eye

No torn, ripped or cut off clothing

No spandex

Shoes must be worn at all times

All waistlines of clothing must sit above the hipline

No shirts may be taken off for sunbathing

1. Clothing for recreation or exercise clothes – sweats, sneakers, shorts, t-shirts
2. Some spending money, including quarters – for vending machines and laundry – detergent is not necessary, it is provided.
3. Toiletries – shampoo, soap, toothbrush, shaving articles, hairdryer, etc
4. Alarm clock – No clock radios
5. Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription Cards
6. Photo ID
7. Prescribed medication – will need to be turned over to medical staff for monitoring. The following medications are not allowed and will be destroyed with or without your permission: tranquilizers, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, opiates, narcotics, stimulants, sleeping medication, hallucinogens, methadone and anabolic steroids. Illegal drugs are destroyed immediately upon being secured by staff.
8. Bring list of all medications, dosages and any allergies to medication
9. Raincoat/umbrella for inclement weather

Can Bring

1. Family pictures, writing materials and stamps, phone card

2. Cigarettes (although, they can be purchased at our community store)

3. Massages are available at a cost of $10 per10 minute session-- one time per week.

4. Haircuts can be arranged, however there is a fee for this service.

Cannot Bring

1. Over the counter medication – No aspirin, vitamins, Rolaids, or alcohol based mouthwash

etc. (Calcium tablets are permitted)

2. Electronic gear – no radios, cell phones, pagers, CD players, walk man, TVs, video games,

or cameras

3. No pillows, comforters, stuffed animals

4. Food or beverages – no snack foods, candy, coffee, tea, or soda

5. Business, School, or Home responsibilities, like paperwork or bills, etc

6. Books, Magazines, or Newspapers Recreational Items – dice, games, athletic gear, craft

items, or musical instruments

7. Weapons of any kind – this includes pocket knives

8. Large sums of money, expensive jewelry, or personal items

9. No Aerosol cans of any type

Need To Be Turned In

· Valuables

· Keys

· All medications

· Manicure scissors, scissors

· All work related items, i.e. paperwork, documentation, laptop PCs, palm pilots, etc.

· All reading material unless 12 step or spiritually related

· Large sums of money, expensive jewelry or personal items

You can receive mail at the following address:

(Your Name)

C/O Caron Foundation

Box 150, Galen Hall Rd

Wernersville, PA 19565

1 comment:

Sid Sinatra said...

It's certainly a relief not having to picture you shambling around in a tube top with spaghetti straps and no underwear.