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Our admissions process is with you in mind. Accessing an addiction treatment bed at Baldy Hughes starts with a telephone consultation. 

For those who qualify, rapid intakes can take place within 48 hours.

We believe that recovery should be accessible to anyone, regardless of their financial status. With that, most of our clients stay at Baldy Hughes is funded through provincial social assistance programs.


The first step to apply for a placement at Baldy Hughes is to complete the application forms by filling out the paper forms that can be downloaded from the link noted below.


The completed application gets submitted to our Admissions Coordinator by email at, or faxed to 250-964-3162. If applicable, we also require the Ministry consent form.

Our Admissions Coordinator is available Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm to review our admissions requirements and assess your eligibility for our program. Admission requests can be made by individuals, families, physicians, psychiatrists, referral agents and concerned others.


The admissions coordinator will confirm receipt of the application and then arrange a phone interview with the applicant.


Once the applicant is approved and detoxed, an intake date and travel arrangements will be discussed with the admissions coordinator.

Baldy Hughes’ self-pay rate is $3,000.00 CDN per month of treatment. Upon admission a self-pay resident must secure one month of funding. A plan for payment must be pre-approved by the Admissions Coordinator prior to admission. Residents on EI Sickness Benefits, or on a pension, would pay 80% of their monthly benefits value as fees (minimum $1,000 per month). Residents on EI may be required to complete a Ministry of Social Development application at intake time, in order to ensure that funding for the remainder of the 12 month program is secured. Prescription expenses are not included in the monthly rate and payment arrangements for these must be in place before admission. Baldy Hughes Therapeutic Community & Farm does not refund resident fees except in the case of a planned discharge and at the Executive Director’s discretion. Thirty days’ written notice of withdrawal from the program must be provided to receive a refund of fees paid in advance, and no refunds are provided for a partial month. Refunds are made only to the person or organization that directly paid the fee.

Baldy Hughes is a registered service provider with Medicard. Medicard is a simple and fast financing option that has a high approval rate, competitive interest rates and low monthly payments. For more details visit or ask us to fax you a copy of the Medicard brochure.

Click above to download the document.

Click above to download the document.

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