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Referral materials and Rule 25/Comprehensive Assessments completed or updated within the last 45 days can be faxed to Wayside’s Intake Department at 651-209-6341.

Once we receive a Rule 25/Comprehensive Assessment, review typically takes two business days. An Intake Coordinator will contact both the individual seeking services and the referring partner to initiate next steps.

An Intake Coordinator will also contact women seeking services to conduct a telephone intake interview (approximately 30-45 minutes) with questions related to substance use, physical health, mental health and motivation for seeking services.

If there are no significant concerns, prospective clients may be scheduled for admission based on program availability. Wayside does offer pre-engagement services to support women as they wait for admission.

If you are a referring partner and have questions regarding this process, please contact Wayside’s Intake Department at 651-242-5540 or send a fax to 651-209-6341.

Release of Information

Current or former clients looking to transfer records can use our Release of Information form.



If you are looking for someone with a warrant, who might be in treatment at Wayside, you should contact that person directly. Federal Confidentiality Regulations advise that a warrant for arrest is not enough reason for us to give out confidential information. If you want to know if someone is here, you will need a court order signed by a judge.

Yes, Wayside has a Primary Care Team including a Medical Doctor, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatrist and nursing staff available for clients. We also have many referral partners to meet your individualized medical and dental needs. Wayside’s medical staff can also provide medication-assisted treatment and assist with medication management.

Yes, our Women’s Treatment Center and Family Treatment Center both accept clients receiving Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and taking Suboxone and Methadone. We also have an onsite psychiatric and medical team who can help you manage your MAT medications and treatment plan.