Phoenix House James Ottmar Residential Center for Women

Rhode Island (RI) > Rehab Centers in Exeter, RI
(4 Reviews)
Very Good
Treatment Effectiveness
Accommodations & Amenities
Meals & Nutrition
251 Main Street
Exeter, Rhode Island 02822

Financial & Insurance Details

  • Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Financing

Treatment Center Settings

  • Private/Secluded

Facility Highlights

Daily Twelve-Step Meetings

Recreational Activities

Expressive Arts

Treatment Center Philosophy

Phoenix House Ottomar Center provides a safe environment for women where addiction is treated as a chronic disease, not a failing. Treatment is holistic, individualized and utilizes a variety of evidence-based methods, including cognitive behavioral therapy and medication-assisted treatments.

Facility Center Details

  • Residential Treatment
  • Detox Services
  • Behavioral Disorder Treatment
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Outpatient Services
  • Intensive Outpatient Services
  • Sober Living Home
  • Day School
  • Private Rooms
  • Pet Friendly
  • Exceptionally LGBT Friendly
  • Men Only
  • Women Only


  • CARF
  • ADP

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Meet The Staff

Fred Trapassi, Jr
Vice President of Rhode Island Programming

Fred Trapassi, Jr., has worked in the human services field since 1986, serving people in need and helping youth and adults who are struggling with substance abuse. Fred has a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Roger Williams College and has received local and national awards for his dedication to his community and the field of juvenile justice. When Fred was growing up, he witnessed drug addiction in his neighborhood and knew several friends who died from drug overdoses and gun violence. He decided to work in the field of human services so that he could address some of the problems in his own community and help those who were underserved: “I always hated to see people taken advantage of. I always hated to see people who were pushed down and held back, and I always felt that people deserve a fair shake.”

Kristin Kretchman
Program Director

When Kristin Kretchman was working in home health care, she often saw substance abuse in the families of the people she cared for. Then she experienced the tragedy of addiction firsthand when a family member struggled with substance abuse; so when she saw a position open at Phoenix House, she was moved to give back to the field of addiction treatment. When she walked into the Phoenix House facility, “It was almost like walking into a home,” Kristin said. She loves to be there for clients during a pivotal moment of stabilization: “There’s such a small window of opportunity that you must seize as a nurse, as a clinical provider. If you seize and it works, if you give them an opportunity to regain their life back, then it’s that warm feeling you get inside when you get that phone call weeks or months later: ‘I’ve been sober two weeks because of you,’ or ‘I’ve been sober five years.’”