Next Step is a DMHA certified Recovery Works agency that provides housing, peer counseling, mental health counseling, case management and all other services that are part of the Indiana Forensic treatment program, For more information on the Recovery Works program, click here.

Recovery Works requires a referral form from a criminal justice provider (probation officer, attorney, or a judge). The link below will allow you to download a referral form to give to your criminal justice provider to complete.

As of July 1, 2017 Next Step Foundation is certified by the Indiana Affiliation of Recovery Residences (INARR) a subsidiary of Mental Health America (MHAI). INARR provides support to Recovery Residence providers at four levels. Next Step has been awarded a level four status, which is reserved for those who provide sober living housing as well as have licensed clinical staff.

INARR supports providers in their effort to deliver quality recovery-oriented housing opportunities for persons who seek to reside in abstinence based, peer supportive environment, while also monitoring these services for compliance to NARR national standards.

According to research, a partnership with INARR has proven to increase positive outcomes for individuals pursuing recovery, empowering them to take the Next Step.