VIP-ER (Voluntary Interim Placement - Enhanced Recovery)

The VIP-ER Program is a long-term residential substance abuse program located at The Salvation Army Sarasota Command (1400 10th Street, Sarasota, FL 34243). VIP-ER is a collaborative effort of 6 agencies that partner together to provide services to individuals residing at the Salvation Army who are struggling with substance abuse and related issues. The residential portion of VIP-ER is approximately three to four months in length, followed by one year of follow up services. JFCS, along with five other local partnering agencies/organizations, provide an array of services to participants while they are enrolled in the VIP-ER Program. JFCS provides Wraparound Facilitation and Family Unification Counseling and 1 year of follow up services.


To be eligible for the VIP-ER Program, participants must meet the following criteria:

For more information concerning applying for the VIP-ER program or if you have any questions, please contact:

Wraparound Program Coordinator & Family Reunification Counselor:
Patrick Odell, MSW 941-374-4062

Lead Wraparound Facilitator:
Steven Battieste, BS