Free Through Recovery Provider Guide - Region 5 (Fargo)


Each of the providers listed below offers Free Through Recovery services. This includes care coordination and recovery support services for individuals with serious behavioral health diagnoses and who are involved with the criminal justice system.

An individual being referred to Free through Recovery needs to meet the eligibility requirements of Free through Recovery ONLY, not the eligibility requirements of the provider’s already existing services.

Community Options

Community Options provides evidence-based, person-centered services to individuals and families residing in North Dakota communities.

Care coordinators will:

  • Connect you with peer supports
  • Assist you in finding and retaining employment
  • Assist you in your education goals
  • Assist you in identifying barriers and how to overcome barriers by making appropriate referrals
  • Assist in finding housing

2701 9th Ave S. Ste. E
Fargo ND 58103

Lutheran Social Services

Living out our mission to bring healing, help and hope, Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is committed to helping people thrive at all stages of life by assisting people in finding their way – in times of trouble, in times of uncertainty, and in times of new beginning. LSSND has been doing this work in many service areas for 100 years and we are an accredited agency with offices in Fargo, Grand Forks, Bismarck, Minot, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Jamestown and Williston, and have highly qualified staff working in communities across the state. Our goal is to help make a successful transition to living in the community and will work with you on any barriers, such as housing, employment, and recovery to name a few. Our trained Care Coordinators in the Free Through Recovery program would like to assist you in meeting your goals, working through challenges and enjoying successes.

3911 20th Ave S
Fargo ND 58103


Non-profit organization committed to the improved safety of North Dakota communities through the provision of high quality, evidence based sex offender treatment for individuals convicted or adjudicated of sexual crimes. We do not offer medication management or substance abuse treatment on site. Currently, all our FTR care coordinators are licensed mental health providers.

461 34th St. S, Suite B
Fargo, ND 58103

Lighthouse Church

Lighthouse Church of Fargo, ND is a faith community where no perfect people are allowed! We believe everyone makes bad decisions at times which can lead to difficulties in life, but God provides the foundation to solve life’s obstacles. We are confident in His abilities to do for you what he has done for us. We offer many programs designed to equip individuals with spiritual solutions to life’s difficulties. In addition to regular church programming (worship services, Sunday School, youth groups, Bible studies, adult learning and fellowship opportunities), we offer recovery programming(Celebrate Recovery, Spirituality Recovery group, Depressions groups). The Lighthouse is a host site for a variety of AA, NA, Al Anon, and Nar Anon meetings. The Lighthouse has a family feel and serves as a life community for many who are seeking recovery while putting the pieces of their lives back together. We understand the difficulty involved in changing your life in so many ways in order to move forward one day at a time. The Lighthouse can’t do it for you, but we can be a place of love, encouragement, hope and recovery as you work to improve your life!

21 9th St. S
Fargo, ND 58103

F5 Project

F5 Project provides transitional and re-entry support for those who were, and are incarcerated before they are released. We pride ourselves on working on the inside to help bridge to the community. We help prepare people with a specialized entrepreneur mindset taught by those who were formerly incarcerated. We believe this help with character development, parenting, employment readiness, and social engagement.

We believe that not only is the person being transformed, but our community as well. That is why we have community meetings where our staff, the people coming out of incarceration and the community can engage one another and destroy stigmas. These connections heal worldviews, families, and communities.

As part of the transition and re-entry support, we provide safe and affordable housing with peer mentorship. The peer will help with employment support, positive social networks, and transportation. A peer is defined as someone who was formerly incarcerated that has lived in the shoes of the person they are providing support for.

F5 Project has homes and peers in Fargo, Devils Lake, Grand Forks, Bismarck and Moorhead, MN.

PO Box 509
Fargo ND 58107


Fraser LTD

The mission of Fraser Ltd is to support individuals on their life’s journey to independence. Our core services provide the basic care needed for a healthy life. This includes safe, affordable housing; teaching independent living skill; crisis management - including Valley Hope counseling center open to both the public and internal clientele in crisis; representative payee services (financial literacy/management) for adults ages 18 and older; and at-risk youth ages 16 to 26 years of age. We are a housing-first model which focuses on person-centered care, and we support individuals six weeks to end of life. We serve a broad range of individuals across our three major programs including children typically developing and those with special needs, as well as those on the autism spectrum. Youth at risk of homelessness, incarceration, trafficking, and adults with intellectual, developmental disabilities, mental health and behavioral issues are served in our residential and day programs. The Stepping Stones Resource Center (SSRC) is a part of the Fraser Continuum of Care model, providing drop in and emergency care for the youth in the community.

2902 University Drive S
Fargo ND 58103

Freedom Through Recovery

Need help finding housing, a job/career, training and/or education, substance use treatment (inpatient/outpatient), mental health services, obtaining your driver’s license, community health services, family reunification, support groups (Alcoholics Anonymous, Gambler’s Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous), recovery worship, grief counseling or financial management services?

For the person seeking to change their life in a positive manner, our years of experience have helped direct individuals to the proper resources. By utilizing a person-centered approach, the Freedom Through Recovery team will provide advocacy, peer support, resource navigation and ongoing case management.

Elisha Hoye, B.S. has 10+ years of first-hand experience working with juveniles and adults. Her expertise is helping individual clients earn their high school diploma/GED, seeking employment/training opportunities and locating affordable housing. Her mission focuses on implementing positive behavioral platforms for each to achieve their short term and long-term goals.

Elliott Kabanuk, B.A, M.A. stresses the importance of one-on-one interaction and personalized assessment, career planning, and short and long-term goals. The foundation of his philosophy is person-centered and rooted in his 30+ years of recovery. Elliott is a licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (in Minnesota), ICGC-1 (International Certified Gambling Counselor) and an employment specialist.





We help addiction sufferers and their loved ones get well and stay well through peer addiction management coaching and other support. When clients step through our doors, we want them to know that they’re in the right place. We help take the mystery out of this disease. Our coaches are highly trained peers who have walked in your shoes. They provide practical, goal-oriented support and guide addiction sufferers and their loved ones through the wellness process. We’re independent and non-judgmental and will support any path to getting well. We also connect families to resources and services in the community, including treatment, housing, employment support and other needs to help them stay on track. Our coaching is confidential and available to anyone for any length of time. We serve clients at any stage of recovery. Our coaches will help those impacted by drug and alcohol addiction find their way to wellness.

1650 45th St. S, Ste. 122
Fargo ND 58103

Centre, Inc.

Centre, Inc. is a private non-profit agency that provides rehabilitative services to individuals to achieve social re-integration. Centre has over 40 years of experience providing services to justice involved individuals in outpatient and residential settings. We understand the unique risks and needs of these individuals and the importance of collaboration that assists in making transitions and reintegration successful.

3501 Westrac Dr.
Fargo, ND 58103

123 15th St. N
Fargo, ND 58102

Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals

Solutions Behavioral Healthcare Professionals has a full range of mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists. An array of services are available, including individual, family, group, and marital therapy, as well as consultation. A collaborative treatment plan is developed to address the areas of concern, based upon an assessment of the problem area. Our therapists are trained in evidence-based practices, which means that they provide those types of programs, interventions, and therapies which have been demonstrated to be effective. Examples of evidence-based therapies provided at Solutions include cognitive and behavioral therapy (CBT), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TFCBT), Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PTSD related treatment for adults), Cognitive Processing Therapy (PTSD related treatment for adults). Incredible Years programming is provided for children and families. Individual treatment plans incorporate meaningful and practical goals.

Solutions Fargo office provides intensive services through ND Rehabilitative Services for those who qualify under ND Medicaid. These services are intensive and comprehensive and are designed to prevent hospitalization, incarceration, severe family disruption and relapse in general. They are intended to be short term and intensive and to reduce the immediate risk and can be followed up with less intensive services as necessary. This programming serves the entire family if necessary and services can be provided in the office, home, school, daycare, etc. to meet the needs of the individual and family. Our Fargo office is near a public transportation bus route which makes it more accessible to those without other means of transportation. We are also within walking distance of Parole and Probation and Cass County Jail and are available to provide services at either of these locations if it is requested.

1126 Westrac Drive
Fargo, ND 58103

Community Uplift Program

The Community Uplift Program (CUP) works to assist individuals at-risk in achieving independence in our community. We work in conjunction with community resources such as Opening Doors and Thrive (a Goldmark program) in establishing and maintaining housing; Vocational Rehab, Job Service, etc. to assist in employment; SMART Recovery, Refuge Recovery, AA/NA, Peer Support, and other recovery services to assist along your recovery journey. CUP also prides itself on assisting a diverse type of individuals, with an emphasis on lgbtq+ and other minority groups.

Alongside ensuring that a person is stable in the community, we also believe that it is necessary to heal from the inside out, with wellness being the ultimate goal. We routinely work with area mental health providers to ensure a holistic continuum of care for individuals is established.

Fargo: 701.639.3094

Life Transformations

Life Transformations is a substance use disorder outpatient treatment serving adolescents and adults in Breckenridge, MN. We are a client-centered program that offers outpatient treatment, care coordination, and a peer specialist. We utilize a variety of treatment approaches to enhance the wellbeing of clients and their families. We feel that it is important for the client to find ongoing support in the community and accessing services that best promote the well being of the clients including coordination with mental health, substance use treatment, support meetings, housing and other services that they may need.

Mata is LGSW and LADC working in the field for 15 years with both adolescents and adults.

227 6th Street North
Breckenridge, MN 56502

All Of Us In Recovery

All Of Us In Recovery offers comprehensive Case Management that provides client support in accessing services in the community, such as behavioral healthcare, peer support, housing, medical care, advocacy, education, employment, social and spiritual opportunities to improve their lives in recovery.



RESTORE Inc. in a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping client's access opportunities to help them succeed in society. Since 1992 we have connected clients with resources in the community such as chemical dependency treatment, mental health treatment and violence treatment to help them fulfil their court requirements. Our organization wants to see offenders succeed and lead productive lives, not re-enter the system to become repeat offenders or struggle with addiction. Being a part of the Free through Recovery Program gives our case managers a chance to help more in-depth with each client whether it be finding proper treatment, housing, education, employment, or support groups. Our compassionate and empathetic case managers want to help you succeed in all areas of your life and will be with you every step of the way through your recovery. As an organization that works closely with the court and probation we have long seen bad decisions that could be prevented if a client had more help along the way or better opportunities in society. We believe each individual deserves the chance at succeeding and we want to help each client RESTORE their lives.

1704 Main Avenue, Suite #3
Fargo, ND 58103

Lotus Center

The Lotus Center Inc. is a non-profit, harm reduction treatment center that provides aid to members of our community facing the struggles found with substance use disorders. We offer a continuum of services driven by human empathy and empowerment in dedication to quality treatment of the whole person: body, mind, and spirit. In striving to meet clients where they are at and work with them to set goals for their recovery; we neither support nor condemn the substance use, but instead encourage them to explore the option of rebirth. Our purpose is demonstrated through the application of innovative evidence-based practices to fill the need for a person-center comprehensive range of support. As we envision a positive, empowered community free of judgment for those touched by all aspects of substance use disorders. The services we currently provide at our location include:

  • IOP/LIOP- Intensive Outpatient and Low Intensive Outpatient
  • REG- Recovery Enhancement Group (Evening and Days)
  • Individual Counseling
  • Assessments and Rule 25s
  • LOTS Group (Loved Ones Training and Support Group)
  • DUI Seminars
  • Grief and Loss Counseling
  • Available space for community support groups to utilize for weekly meetings

Call: 218.284.1800

Recovery Works

Recovery Works, LLC is a diverse group of authentically passionate and insightful individuals, who are incredibly committed to mentoring others on their road to recovery.

Our services follow a strength-based approach that operates on the belief that everyone has inherent personal strengths they can employ to promote meaningful and positive change.

Our purpose is to provide the support and encourage individuals to empower them with the ability to identify and recognize the value of their strengths so they can achieve sustainable long-term recovery.

We believe limitless possibilities exist and can be obtained by every individual we serve and support.

3334 14th Ave. S
Fargo, ND 58103

NIAM Brain Injury Services

NIAIVI Brain Injury Services are a community based behavioral health provide with a emphases on Brain Injury, mental health and addiction services. We provide support groups, care coordination, addiction services, and family related services. We have an emphases on inclusion and meeting people where they are at.

1206 1st Ave. S.
Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: (701)540-6344


Contact Information

Pammela Volk
Free Through Recovery Administrator, Region 5
Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division
461 34th St S
Fargo, ND 58103