Contact Us

(218)-335-8288 Phone
(218) 335-7271 Fax

Mailing Address
PO Box 414
Cass Lake, MN 56633

Physical Location
113 7th Street NW
Cass Lake, MN 56633

Hours of Operation

24 hours a day, 7 days per week



Anishinaabe Womens Halfway House

The Leech Lake Anishinaabe Women’s Halfway House treatment component is designed to work with the client as a “whole”, Native American 12 Step approach, individual counseling , groups, Cognitive Behavioral therapies, Service coordination, relapse education as well as incorporating women’s issues, with a Special focus on trauma grief and loss for a total or minimum of 15 hours per week of treatment.

womens halfway houseThis is the time to silence the world around you and to put the focus back on yourself and your recovery; a chance to build a relationship with yourself and the Creator (higher power of your choosing). To help you to grow and strengthen as an individual in preparation to return back to your home, family, community and share your healing experiences with others.

We are a seven bed three bedrom facility. Our rooms are beautifully furnished with pine beds, dressers and footlockers.

Our Mission

The Leech Lake Anishinabe Women’s Halfway House is devoted to your recovery in every way. We base our program on the Seven Teachings: Courage, Truth, Humility, Wisdom, Love, Honesty and last but certainly not least Respect, the “Twelve Traditions' and the “The Twelve Step Model. We are staffed by persons of integrity (doing the right things when no one is looking). We understand commitment is the main element when walking the “Red Road” and we are dedicated to assisting you in your sobriety.

We are a team and as a team we work together, we are women with a vast array of experience and heart knowledge to reach out to those that are hurting. We have an open door policy; no problem is too big, no question to small. We provide nothing but the best possible sober living conditions to promote self worth and self esteem right from the start. Our philosophy is all about community, which is vital to our tribe. At the Leech Lake Women’s Halfway House we have a sense of family and sisterhood.


  • Alcoholic or chemically dependent female
  • All women who are enrolled in a federally recognized tribe
  • 18 years of age or older

Documents Requested

  • Updated Rule 25
  • Medical Insurance

Intake Procedure

  • Call to make an appointment, a referral is needed
  • A Rule 25 is appointment is set on the first available time slot with an assessor
  • Complete the Rule 25 assessment
  • You will be placed according to your Rule 25 assessment

Our Building and Playground

Building and playground

Our building is new, under five years old and has a chain link fence that surrounds it on two sides. We have a playground for when children come to visit parents or grandparents. It is fenced in and has plenty of room for children to play; slide, Monkey bars, Swings and a Jungle Gym. We encourage clients to have family members come and spend time also a short walk away is Dream catcher Park. This park has many swings, slides and all kinds of fun things for children to play with.


We have 24/7 camera surveillance and Leech Lake Security performs spot checks. The Cass County Sheriff and Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Police are within minutes of our facility.


We have a fully trained staff consisting of four Technicians, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and a Manager.