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About Us

In 1973, Monsignor Joseph Farrell’s established a shelter homeless alcoholic men on the Saint Mary’s convent. Renamed the “Resurrection House”, the facility was licensed as a halfway house and operated chiefly on contributions. That halfway house soon evolved into a professional residential, psycho-social rehabilitation center for the treatment of substance abuse. In deference to his visions and foresight to address the community’s needs, the facility has been renamed Farrell Treatment Center. Since 1978 the facility has offered intensive clinical residential treatment programs for substance dependent males. In 2000, we started an outpatient program. In 2007, our services expanded to include intensive outpatient treatment and we began treating females. In January, 2013 FTC hired two psychiatrists to begin treating our clients with co-occuring disorders. Today, FTC continues plays an integral role in the treatment of addicts and substance abusers by expanding our services with the merger in 2019 with Gilead Community Services.

Ways to Give

What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal. – Albert Pike (1809 – 1891)

Estimates range that 66% – 75% of all Americans are affected by addiction. Many of us either suffer from an addiction or have known an addict. Addiction causes pain in the individual, the family and the community.

Your gift will help us maintain the highest standard of substance abuse treatment for our clients who are disadvantaged and keeping the tradition of founder alive. You will be part of the Farrell Legacy.

We welcome gifts of all sizes and forms. Your gift is tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. We would be happy to discuss giving opportunities and ways you can help your neighbors in need. Email or call us!

Make a gift by check or phone

Mail your gift directly or call us at (860) 225-4641 with your credit card information

Gifts of appreciated stock

If you are interested in exploring a stock donation, please contact Lucy McMillan at (860) 343-5300 x3423 or click here to email Lucy.

Make a secure online donation through PayPal by clicking here.

Your Impact:

  • Improved Relationships Reduced Domestic Violence
  • Decreased Medical Attention
  • Less Legal Involvement
  • Employable

FTC has a Zero Tolerance Policy towards any form of sexual abuse and/or harassment. If you are concerned for someone’s safety, or they have been victimized in our residential program, we can help. Call and speak to the Executive or Clinical Director, leave a letter or a note in a sealed envelope, or email us. All complaints will be thoroughly investigated and confidential.