The Walker Center - Residential Treatment

3.9 (22 reviews) ADD YOUR REVIEW
605 11th Ave.
East Gooding, ID 83330
8002274190 Visit Website
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Treatment Insights

Established in 1976, Walker Center is Idaho's premier alcohol and drug addiction treatment provider. As a not-for-profit entity, we seek to offer high-quality, evidence-based treatment services at an affordable price. As one of the leading treatment centers in the Northwest, Walker Center has helped thousands of people find a way out of the craziness addiction brings to lead much more meaningful, productive lives.

The Walker Center - Residential Treatment Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

Reviews at a Glance

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Almost two years sober. Very grateful. Walker gave me the tools for recovery. Don’t go if not committed to the process. Not perfect. But I’m not either. I recommend the place without reservation. ...


Saved my life! Gave me the tools I needed to get back on the right track. Meals were wonderful staff very helpful and knew what they were talking about.


This place is a joke! Had a girlfriend and in desperation to fix her alcohol problem took her to Walker Center of Gooding. If you are gonna charge someone 18,000 dollars and think that you can fix a a...


I had the displeasure of being at the Walker Center and it's $$$$ the greediest outfit ever. I'm 54 and understand it's a business but wow, detox at home. It is possible !! Good luck. STAY AWAY. They ...


It's too soon to rate the treatment effectiveness for our young adult son, but we are grateful for this program and very happy with what we've seen so far. The counselors we met were caring and profes...


This was a terrible place! My daughter is 10 times worse than she was. Terrible terrible counseling. Would NOT send my love one here.




Hi I felt comfortable the min I stepped in to the walker center the one thing I liked the best is every one employed at the walker center from cooks, house keeping, house moms, Councelor\'s, HR, admit...


I had a bad experience with another provider and Walker Center was the only other choice covered by my insurance.


The facility has excellent customer service and is extremely willing to help you! They make you feel welcome and accepted for who you are. The price was a little higher than desired, but worth it for ...


This was a horrible treatment center!! I personally went through it and you are just a number there, I never felt like the staff cared about you they were just there to do a job. No aftercare options ...


I liked the family weekend. Would like to see more post-rehab options in Boise. Would also like to see options for relapses, like in my ex-husbands case. He was on his own . Caring and friendly staff ...


Good facility but needs better counseling options.


Support but not enough one on one.


They offer tools for recovery, counseling, and require a 12 step program in conjunction with their treatment facility. Strengths: Outpatient and relapse prevention. Weaknesses: No residential treatmen...


This is the only facility in our area that I would recommend.


The staff was very unsupportive. However, there was a lot of connectivity in the facility.


This was more than I expected and I will forever be grateful.


I went back to meetings and worked the program.


Very good counselors, although they need more family counselors. Religion was a downfall of the facility.


They are a very positive facility and that was an awesome party. I felt that them keeping men and woman separate was a downfall.


The time management they enforced was awesome and the staff was great. They incorporated family very well as well, and they provided great one on one time. However, there was not a lot of free time an...

Areas of Focus
Residential Treatment

Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.

Key Staff Members
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    Reid Lofgran - Medical Director

    Dr. Lofgran makes all the medical decisions for the residents at the Center. Upon admission, vital signs are monitored and a Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment (CIWA) is completed if necessary. After the initial evaluation, any necessary medications are placed in lockup and are taken by the resident under the supervision of a member of the treatment team. The resident enters treatment activities as soon as initial assessment is completed, during the first day of residency. Laboratory work is available, if indicated by medical assessment. Additional medical care will be given according to individual needs. These services are optional and it is the patient's responsibility to pay for them.