What to Bring

The following is a list of items that our clients will need to bring for their 30-day stay at Edgehill Recovery.


  • Comfortable clothing and shoes for 7-10 days.  Drawer and closet space is limited.  Washer and dryer are available for your use.  Laundry detergent and fabric softener are provided.
  • Clothes bag/basket, so your dirty clothes have a place to go, and clothes hangers if you bring items not suitable for a dresser.
  • Warm coat, hat and gloves during the winter months.
  • Bathing suit in summer months.  Clients have the opportunity to go swimming occasionally.
  • Toiletry items.  This includes bath soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush/toothpaste, shaving items, hair products.  Clients may bring cologne and hairspray.  However, staff will keep these in the office.  Staff reserves the right to keep any other items in the office that may be of concern.
  • Towels, including bath towels, washcloths, hand towels, and beach towels in the summer months should the client want to go to the pool or sit in the yard.
  • If a client smokes, a carton of cigarettes.  These will also be locked in the office for safe keeping.

Phone Calls

It is not necessary to bring pre-paid phone cards.  Phone calls – both local and long distance – are provided courtesy of the Edgehill Recovery Center.

The following items are optional.

  • Small alarm clock.
  • Appropriate reading material.
  • Favorite pillow or blanket.
  • Spending money – $20 should be sufficient. We suggest any amount larger than $20 be kept in the office until needed.

The following items are NOT permitted.

  • Cell phone. May be kept in the office and used solely for the purpose of number retrieval.
  • Personal electronic devices.  This includes a laptop, iPad/tablet, music device, e-reader.

Edgehill DOES provide the following.

  • Public telephones during specified hours.
  • Daily meals and snacks.
  • Bed linens – sheets, pillow, blanket, comforter.
  • Laundry facilities and supplies.

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