Visions of the Cross

Visions Of The Cross, Inc. (VOTC, Inc.) is a multi-level social model treatment program that includes a faith-based therapeutic community. Our residential and outpatient programs focus in healing from addiction, using both faith-based and evidence-based secular approaches.

VOTC, Inc. also understands a safe environment is a crucial to the recovery process. Sober transitional housing combined with outpatient treatment provides safety while strengthening the ability to make positive changes supportive of long-term, heath and wellness.

Statistics confirm that treatment is a viral and necessary step to breaking the cycle of addiction and abuse. Known for its therapeutic community and huge support system, VOTC, Inc. focuses on recovery-oriented practice. Through a hands-on, non-religious approach, but never denying the power of God to help a person change, Visions of the Cross, Inc. treat each person with the utmost dignity, respect, and compassion. treatment is individualized to meet personal needs at all levels of care.

Treatment approaches:

Faith-Based Approach

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Trauma-Informed Care

Solution Focused Therapy

VOTC, Inc. believes that high success rates are largely due to the quality of expertise and care implemented in the provision of services. Staff specializes in client-entered treatment and utilization of eclectic therapeutic approaches to co-occurring disorders. We offer gender-specific treatment to best help men and women recover. Our is dedicated to family restoration, and the urgency to assist individuals in transition back to their families, loved ones and community.


Individuals and families have found restoration through our faith-based approach. Visions of the Cross, Inc. has become known as an organization that is centered in hope, healing and empowerment.


Visions of the Cross, Inc. was founded by Steve and Tammy Lucarelli. From their own journey in recovery, having first-hand knowledge of the challenges people face and what resources are available in the community to meet their needs, led them to open their first sober living transitional home in 2001. By 2005, Visions of the Cross, Inc. had acquired 12 sober transitional living homes in the Redding area.

How to Enter ProgramIn 2007, VOTC Inc. expanded its mission to 16 sober living homes; providing alcohol- and drug-free housing to hundreds of women and women with children.  Over 128 women have given birth to healthy babies while residing in the safety of our transitional housing/adult maintenance program. In October of 2008, VOTC, Inc.  became a California State licensed residential treatment facility for women and women with children. That November, the outpatient treatment program became certified for women and men.

VOTC, Inc. implemented an Adult Maintenance Program (AMP) for both men and women. The AMP program combines outpatient treatment for substance use disorders with safe, sober transitional housing; providing safety and structure to its participants.

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We now have acquired 2 CITY BLOCKS with one cul-de-sac for residential substance use disorder treatment and the another for transitional living. Our staff includes a Medical Director, licensed therapist and interns, along with our skilled certified recovery specialists. Visions of the Cross, Inc. also has pastoral council available to meet the spiritual needs of the clients who request this service.

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