Hope House of Itasca County

Sobriety is possible.

Choosing the right treatment center for you is one of the most important decisions you can make. What makes the Hope House of Itasca County unique is the flexibility and focus on offering the best individualized, co-occurring treatment possible. We offer a range of onsite services to our clients including:


  • Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Mental Health Therapist
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors
  • Recovery Coaches
  • Residential and outpatient services, including local transportation.



Admission criteria for the Hope House of Itasca County are the same for everyone, without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender or ability. Hope House is not, however, appropriate for people in need of emergency medical care or for those who are deemed to be at risk of harm to self or others. Arrangements for admission are made in advance by contacting the Hope House Men’s Program at
(218)326-1443, or the Pear Lake Women’s Program at (218)327-9944.


Potential clients are welcome to call us directly or referrals may be made by a physician, family member, friend, or substance abuse counselor. When we cannot accept an applicant, we will do our best to refer the applicant to other programs.

Requirements for admission include:

Minimum 18 years of age
Provide an alcohol and drug history (Rule 25)
Active health insurance
Provide a mental health history (Diagnostic Assessment)
Provide a legal and criminal history
Complete an admission interview*
*The interview may include a family member or individual who has worked with the applicant in the past.

Admission Process

Admissions are typically scheduled Monday thru Thursday between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm. We will consider emergency admissions on a case-by-case basis. Treatment costs vary depending on treatment duration and available sources of payment. Hope House staff will communicate with prospective clients and other applicable parties regarding payment options. Financial assistance may be available for those who are deemed eligible.