FAQ : Client Integration Centre (CIC)
1. What is CIC?
Client Integration Centre (CIC) is a NADA facility that functions as a halfway house for released CCRC clients for a period of 3 to 6 months.
2. What is the purpose of establishing the CIC?
- To improve the performance and recovery potential of clients who have undergone institution-based treatment and rehabilitation
- To build clients’ self-efficacy in facing societal rejection
- To provide, improve and open up opportunities for clients to gain skills as well as job placements
3. What is meant by residency?
Clients who undergo the advanced care programme reside at the CIC for a period of 3 to 6 months.
4. What are the criteria and conditions to become a CIC resident?
- Aged 21 years and above
- Has undergone treatment and rehabilitation at the CCRC for at least 4-6 months
- Possesses good client recovery progress level, that is, at ‘contemplation’ level
- Possesses a high level of motivation
- Possesses good client recovery progress performance
- Has family support
- Of good health and does not suffer from any chronic disease
- Interested in the services offered
- Not involved in Replacement Therapy Programme
- Has identity card
5. What is the psychosocial programme?
The psychosocial programme is a treatment and rehabilitation programme with a view to changing the client’s addictive behaviour, providing skills to prevent relapses, providing knowledge related to recovery and giving the client the confidence to return as a normal functioning individual in society.