Your family member or facility staff can provide you with a list of items that are permitted in the facility as well as how many of each item clients are permitted at one time.
You may drop off money in the form of cash or money order. This money may be deposited into your loved one’s account and accessed weekly.
Clients use this money to purchase vending machine items. Clients are permitted to have cigarettes in the facility, but they must be brought in unopened. Only factory rolled, non-flavored cigarettes are permitted. Clients are not permitted to have cigarette lighters, but have access to one during smoke breaks.
Commonly forgotten items that are helpful for clients to have include: Toiletries (new and unopened), toothpaste (no alcohol), toothbrush, razor, shower shoes, batteries, hangers (plastic), CD player, bathing towel, wash cloth, robe, reading material (books, magazines, etc.), laundry detergent (Tide, Dreft, Era, Cheer, All).
Prohibited items include but are not limited to: Personal bedding (sheets, blankets, etc), personal music devices with photo or video capabilities (mp3 or IPods), aerosol cans, mouthwash or toothpaste containing alcohol, fabric softener sheets or liquid, bleach, prohibited laundry detergents, lighters, cell phones, wire hangers, and loose tobacco products.