To support you with the process of entering our intensive inpatient treatment program, here is some information about what to bring and expect for your stay.

Centre Location:

  • Double-check the location of your treatment centre. Renascent has four treatment centres. The name and address of the treatment centre you will be attending is located in your admission letter.


  • Bring your valid health card number and proof of your negative PCR test result.
  • Bring the record that you have taken your daily dose of Methadone or Suboxone, or any other Opiate Agonist Therapy, if applicable.
  • If you are on medications, please bring a supply to last the duration of your stay, in their original containers.

Please note, all clients attend a medical assessment with our physician(s) while in treatment. Our Physicians may review and add/adjust medications while you are in treatment.

Three people in a group meeting.

Do bring:   

  • Towels and washcloth
  • Cigarettes for the duration of your stay, if you smoke
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, shampoo, soap, shaving gear, etc.)
  • Cell phone/laptop/tablet for virtual sessions
  • Seasonal outerwear and footwear
  • Comfortable and appropriate clothing and footwear for indoor use (casual dress is fine).
  • Quarters for the payphone or phone cards for use. Cell phone/computer and payphone use is permitted on a limited basis per day during treatment.
  • Clients currently on bail are to bring their bail papers.

Do not bring:

  • Personal vehicles
  • Addictive and/or mood altering substances. Learn more about “Preparing for Treatment: Abstinence from Substances
  • Personal blankets, pillows
  • Sharp instruments/weapons
  • Due to Covid-19, visitors are not permitted at our centres at this time. Personal items may be dropped off if pre-arranged with staff.

Family and Loved Ones

Renascent has a suite of Family Care Programs for your family and loved ones. Invite them to attend a Family Information Night virtually, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month. Registration is not required.

Attend Family Care Program Meeting

Family Care Alumni Support Group Meetings

For alumni of Family Care programs

Every Tuesday, 7 p.m. Zoom.

Meeting ID: 939 7054 5262
Password: 909376

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