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Recovery Centers of America at Devon

235 W Lancaster Ave, Devon, Pennsylvania, 19333
Bringing world-class drug and alcohol addiction treatment to Philadelphia. If you are located in the Philadelphia area and need drug or alcohol treatment for yourself or a loved one, look no further than Recovery Centers of America at Devon. At RCA at Devon, we are a team of parents, spouses, neighbors, and friends who understand and empathize with what you are going through - the concerns, anxiety, worry, and unanswered questions plaguing you. We are here to help, partner, and support you. In fact, that’s our mission and driving force each and every day. RCA at Devon is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Main Line. Our mission is to save the lives of adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders through our full continuum of care, inclusive of detoxification services, residential treatment, outpatient treatment (offered both in-person and online), and an active alumni association. Our caring team will be by your side through a lifetime of recovery, with services inclusive of: Drug and alcohol detox services, Residential inpatient treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, Outpatient addiction treatment & mental health services, Medication-assisted treatment for opiate, opioid and alcohol addiction, and An active alumni association with recovery meetings and activities.

Facility Highlights

  • The treatment program at Devon is well researched
  • Our addiction treatment services include drug and alcohol detoxification, individual and group therapy
  • Family counseling services for both patient and family, case management
  • life skills training, 12 Step education, psychiatric care, individualized aftercare planning,
  • recovery resources designed to support patients for life.
  • With evidence-based treatment practices at each one of our neighborhood-based locations
  • we offer each patient and their family the highest quality addiction treatment services and an opportunity to heal, regain hope, rebuild and recover – for life.


  • Outpatient

    Outpatient treatment describes all addiction treatment that is not residential. Patients live at home while undergoing rehab. With a focus on individuals’ needs and quality care, Recovery Centers of America conveniently offers outpatient programs at our Devon location, including partial hospitalization (PHP), Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), and General Outpatient Program (GOP).
  • Intensive Outpatient

    Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.
  • PRISE: for patients who have relapsed

    PRISE: a Program Designed for Patients Who Have Relapsed The path to recovery is unique to each person struggling with addiction. For some people it takes multiple attempts at recovery, and with each passing attempt they may feel less optimistic about their future. At Recovery Centers of America, we see each attempt at recovery as a sign of commitment and hope. This specialized program uses a therapeutic, evidence-based approach designed to help those for whom recovery has been elusive. PRISE (Promoting Recovery through Intensive Support and Education) focuses patients on their recovery, rather than addiction, and focuses on a bright future.
  • RESCU: for First Responders & Military

    Our private substance abuse rehabilitation program can help you get mentally and physically healthy again so you can get back to your calling to help others in their time of crisis. At Recovery Centers of America (RCA), we strive to be the preferred residential treatment facility for first responders struggling with addiction. Whether you’re an active or former law enforcement officer, firefighter, correctional officer, EMT/paramedic, or veteran––we can help you manage the ripple effects of substance abuse. We can help advocate on your behalf with your union, department, and employee assistance program if you choose to include them in your treatment.
  • Evolutions: treatment for older adults age 50+

    The Evolutions program at Recovery Centers of America is designed with adults 50+ in mind. Whether you are at a transition point in life involving retirement, your children leaving the home, or your health deteriorating, you are not alone. In Evolutions, you will be with peers 50 years of age and older who are understanding, supportive and focused on making a positive change.
  • Discover: treatment for young adults

    Discover, is a life-changing addiction treatment program designed specifically for young adults ages 18 to 34. Through the program, you will learn how to create and enjoy a successful life without alcohol or drugs and gain the tools and support you need to become the person you want to be
  • WorkFlex

    RCA WorkFlex, a service unique to RCA, enables patients to continue fulfilling employment or education responsibilities during their time at our inpatient rehab facility. Through this treatment enhancement service, patients are empowered to keep their primary focus on their personal recovery during inpatient treatment, while having the ability to spend three hours a day maintaining virtual work and school obligations.
  • Balance

    Over nine million Americans are found to have a dual diagnosis of substance use disorder and another mental health disorder. Dealing with them both together can be extremely difficult, but there is a solution. Recovery Centers of America is here to help with Balance, a specialized addiction treatment program tailored to individualizes with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.

Facility Settings

  • Hospital
  • Residential Neighborhood

Meet the Staff

  • Steve Wicke
    Steve WickeChief Executive Officer
    Steve has forged a national reputation for executive healthcare leadership and strategic planning with two decades of experience in operational leadership, financial oversight and strategic development focused on systems and programs. From Philadelphia to Alaska, Steve has led multi-disciplinary teams of mental health professionals providing comprehensive behavioral healthcare services in all aspects of residential operations. Stellar local reputation, having built one of most successful drug and alcohol treatment centers in PA leading a staff of more than 650 in multiple locations.
  • Caroline McWilliams, MD
    Caroline McWilliams, MDMedical Director
    Dr. McWilliams is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. She trained in Internal Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. McWilliams is Board certified in Internal Medicine and has been practicing since 2007. She has served as an attending physician for the Department of Public Health at a community health center in Philadelphia and the Medical Director at Inglis House, a nursing home in Philadelphia, PA. Her interest includes addiction medicine and treating patients with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. She acted as the lead Physician at Malvern institute, a drug and alcohol rehab facility in Malvern, PA. She has served as the Medical Director at Recovery Center of America in Devon, PA a comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction treatment facility, since August 2017.
  • Sarah Rivera, RN, BSN
    Sarah Rivera, RN, BSNDirector of Nursing
    Sarah has spent her 17-year career as a registered nurse in a range of positions such as staff nurse, unit manager, administrative director of nursing and director of nursing within various medical settings including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, long term care homes and a drug and alcohol center. Sarah currently is a member of the steering committee for PRO-A, Pennsylvania Recovery Organization- Alliance and collaborates closely with the Pennsylvania Nurses Assistance Program to assist nurses who are impaired from drugs and alcohol. Sarah has found her purpose to enmesh her passion for both recovery and nursing with RCA’s mission to help save one million lives from drugs and alcohol.
  • Bridgette Vail
    Bridgette VailExecutive Director
    Bridgette Vail, MA MBA is a seasoned Behavioral Health Care Professional with over 20 years of experience. With a diverse background and advanced degrees in both the Healthcare and Business Industries, Bridgette has developed and led large teams, supervised a variety of professionals and navigated complex healthcare challenges. As a former Director of Admissions and Utilization Review Bridgette recognizes the importance of care coordination and the care management process. Bridgette effectively utilizes clinical guidelines and accreditation standards to achieve admission and utilization targets. With additional experience as Director of Healthcare Management at an inpatient Substance Abuse Hospital and Executive Director at an Outpatient based Substance Abuse facility, Bridgette’s primary focus was to ensure access to proactive and balanced care, improve clinical outcomes and appropriately manage healthcare associated costs. Bridgette places a high value on professional ethics, professional development and positive patient outcomes.

Financial Details

  • No interest payment plans available

Rehabs 360 Guide


Located in Devon, Penn., Recovery Centers of America is an addiction treatment center that offers treatment to individuals and their families who are struggling with addiction, mental health disorders, and co-occurring disorders. This center is one of the 143 (27 percent) of Pennsylvania facilities that offers residential treatment services, and it is one of the 43 (8 percent) of Pennsylvania centers that provides residential detox.


According to Recovery Centers of America's website, it combines comprehensive drug and alcohol addiction treatment with an integrative wellness program.

The center's residential programs includes a 12-hour day structured treatment plan. Programming includes 12-step immersion, individual and group therapy, family counseling services, case management, life skills training, 12-step education, psychiatric care, individualized aftercare planning, and recovery resources.

The intervention professionals guide clients through the intervention process, perform an initial assessment, and discusses treatment options with clients and their families. The treatment center can arrange for transportation from each clients' location to the facility in two hours or less.


Recovery Centers of America's website notes the treatment team includes masters-level clinicians, therapists, intervention professionals, nurses, and psychiatrists. The treatment center is one of the 112 (21 percent) of Pennsylvania facilities that is joint commission accredited.


There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings.

REVIEWS has yet to receive any reviews from this facility’s former clients, loved ones, or staffers. However, the 21 people to leave Google Reviews for Recovery Centers of America at Devon to date gave five out of five stars. Individuals called the center beautiful and praised the passionate and professional staff. [1]

"A beautiful addiction treatment facility. A drug rehab center with excellent programming and the best staff I've ever encountered," Bill wrote in a representative review.

To date, the 67 people to leave reviews on Indeed gave an average of 3.1 out of five stars and mixed feedback. However, multiple staffers praised the center's atmosphere. "RCA Danvers ha a great team. The staff all work well together & are very helpful," a staffer wrote. [2]

The 71 people to leave reviews on Recovery Centers of America's Facebook page, which it has the ability to manage, gave an average of 4.4 out of five stars. On Facebook, clients also praised the staff, treatment effectiveness, and the facility itself. "Most amazing team of passionate intelligent people committed to saving lives," Jessica wrote in a representative review. [3]


According to Recovery Centers of America's website, the center is in-network with major insurance providers.

[1] GoogleReviews

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