Things to Bring:

  • Clothing and personal hygiene items
  • Change for vending machines
  • Optional items for evening hours
    • Cell phones
    • Magazines, books
    • Playing cards
    • Gaming systems
    • DVD’s
    • Laptops/Tablets

With who am I staying?

  • The hotel rooms are based upon double occupancy. You will be assuaged room partners of the same gender and smoking preference upon admissions.
  • Private rooms are available at all locations for an additional $125.00.


  • Please bring all your prescription medication that you will need. Only medication prescribed by your doctor in PHARMACY BOTTLES will be accepted

What kind of food is being served?

  • Catering by Nicolinni’s Restaurant: We have a catered lunch and dinner served during the program. A hot continental breakfast is served every morning. Snacks and beverages are available through the vending machines. You are welcome to bring your own snacks and beverages as well. We provide coffee, iced tea, and juices.

Admission Time

  • Check-in is at 5PM Thursday. Please eat something Thursday before admission because we do not provide food that evening. Check out is 5PM Sunday.


  • Check or money order can be mailed to Step Ahead: 458 Glacierview Dr. Youngstown, OH 44509.
  • Credit cards: call 330-779-3801 or click here.
  • We accept all major credit cards and PayPal.

What is going to happen at this program?

  • You are going to be educated about alcohol and other substances. The effects that they have on your system and the decisions that you must make to avoid being arrested again for the same offense.