1. Call us at 716-373-4303 to schedule your initial evaluation appointment. We will get you in as
soon as possible. Sometimes as soon as that day!
Expect to complete paperwork prior to seeing our trained evaluators. Bring your insurance card,
if you have insurance. If you don’t have insurance, we will help get you connected with an
Your first appointment will be a comprehensive evaluation to help determine the level of
treatment that will best meet your needs. If you are in need of inpatient services, our staff will
help you locate and connect with a treatment provider. CAReS does not provide “detox” or
Your second appointment will be a nursing assessment to gather your medical history. We are
sorry but this appointment cannot be on the same day as the initial evaluation appointment.
Your third appointment will be an entry group. This is a one-time admission group. Once this
group is completed, you are assigned your counselor and, with their assistance, you are now
able to fully access all services available at CAReS, including medication assisted treatment and
The Council on Addiction Recovery Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 567
201 South Union Street
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-373-4303 Fax 716-373-4327 • TDD 711