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Thunderbird-Wren Halfway House

Thunderbird-Wren Halfway House provides a chemically-free, supportive home environment to Native American adults recovering from problematic substance use. Thunderbird-Wren Halfway House accommodates up to 20 women and 20 men. Each community of 10 has their own social area. 

Our structured in-house
program offers 

  • Cultural/Traditional Experiences

  • Problems Assessment and Treatment Planning
  • Life-Skills Assessment and Living-Skills Development
  • Educational and Vocational Counseling
  • Introduction to Co-Dependency and Adult Children of Alcoholics Issues
  • Aftercare Planning and Referrals

Want to Learn More?

See what an average day looks like at Thunderbird-Wren by reviewing one of our weekly schedules. If you have any other questions, feel free to contact our office for more information.

You can request a weekly schedule or handbook via email (

Interested in Admission?

You can complete a pre-admission form to mail in for review by our staff. Once completed, please send it via email ( or fax (218-727-1476).

Read About Our Men’s Program

Read About Our Women’s Program

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Minnesota Indian Primary Residential Treatment Center Inc.

1150 Mission Road

Sawyer, Minnesota 55780

(218) 879-6731 (Mash-ka-wisen)

(218) 727-7699 (Thunderbird)

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