(408) 294-2277 | 466 South Buena Vista Ave. San Jose, CA 95126

PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WHEN ENTERING:

  • One week’s worth of clothing:
    • 3-4 pairs long pants (i.e.: sweats/jeans) AND 3-4 pairs of shorts (depending on weather), totaling at least but not more than 7
    • 7 pairs socks
    • 7 pairs of underwear
    • 7 shirts
    • 1 pair of tennis shoes
    • 1 pair of slippers/flip flops
    • 1 warm jacket (depending on weather)
    • (If you have any Court matters, please bring something appropriate to wear to Court.)
  • Toiletries (i.e.: Cosmetics, toothbrush & toothpaste, shampoo, shaving gear, personal bar soap, etc.)
  • 30 day supply of any and all medications.
  • Payment for any fees that will be required for your entry.
  • Stationary and stamps, if planning on writing family and/or friends.
  • Any 12-step literature, notebook, pens/pencils and a book or two only (You will not have a lot of time for pleasure reading.)
  • You may want to bring: coin or calling card for payphone; cash or card for incidentals during store runs.
  • ITEMS SPECIFIC TO RESIDENTIAL/PRIMARY TREATMENT (BUENA VISTA ADDRESS)

    • Washer, dryer and laundry soap are provided. Bed linens, blanket(s), pillow, and bath towel are provided.
    • Cell phones, ipods, laptops, and bicycles are NOT allowed in Primary/Residential.
    • Automobiles are not allowed so please prepare to have someone bring you and your belongings.
  • ITEMS SPECIFIC TO TRANSITION/WORK RELEASE (ADDRESS OTHER THAN BUENA VISTA)

    • Washer and Dryers are coin operated, bring quarters and laundry soap.
    • You will need to bring all bedding items (sheets, blanket, pillow) and bath towel.
    • Cell phones, ipods, laptops, and bicycles are allowed in Transition/WRP only.
    • Groceries for first week or at least a few days until you can go shopping.
  • THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT ALLOWED AT ANY LOCATION:

    • Drugs, paraphernalia, alcohol, AND/OR weapons. (Exception: staff approved prescription medications.)
    • Mouthwash or magazines.
    • Clock radios, desk top computers, TV’s, radios, CD players, etc.