Packing List

What You Can Bring

  • Comfortable, casual, washable clothes. Residences are equipped with a washer and dryer. Please bring your own laundry soap and dryer sheets. Dry cleaning is at your expense.
  • Long pants, capris, and shorts are acceptable attire, as are fingertip or longer skirts and dresses.
  • Exercise attire – no revealing clothing such as sports tops or mid-drift baring shirts.
  • Shirts that are NOT low cut or revealing (all sleeves must be at least 2 inches wide and cleavage must be covered).
  • Lounge-wear and pajamas are to be worn in your suites only.
  • Comfortable, practical shoes are suggested. Sneakers are recommended for recreational activities.
  • Socks/underwear
  • Smoking and tobacco products for four weeks. Vaping is not permitted. We offer smoking cessation support; please consider this an ideal time to limit your tobacco use and take advantage of professional cessation support.
  • Jacket/weather-appropriate outerwear.
  • Umbrella and rain gear.
  • Wristwatch and alarm clock.
  • Toiletries: Shampoo/soap/toothbrush/tooth paste/shaving kit or electric shaver/non-alcoholic mouthwash.
  • Sunscreen- tube or spray, only, no self-tanners.
  • Journal for writing.
  • If you have an Advance Directive/Living Will, please bring a copy with you for our records.
  • Medications–Please bring your existing prescribed medications in the original bottles.  Please bring a list of all over the counter medications, vitamins or other supplements you are currently taking. You should provide information on your prescription insurance coverage at the time of admission.
  • Contact information (name, address and telephone numbers) for your physician(s), family members, emergency contact(s), and other parties that may be involved in your care.
  • Insurance and/or prescription card, driver’s license or another form of identification.
  • Method of payment – either a credit card or cashier’s check for the amount agreed to during the pre-admission phone call or meeting.


  • You may need funds for incidental spending and expenses. Please limit your cash to $100. You are responsible for any theft and/or loss. Please use care to safeguard your valuables.

What Not to Bring

  • Alcohol, drugs, or drug paraphernalia. Anything containing alcohol, including perfume/cologne, mouthwash, face-wash, food-stuff, etc. Any items of this type will be confiscated and destroyed.
  • Revealing or provocative, seductive clothing. Any clothing with offensive slogans or that promote violence, gangs, alcohol or drugs
  • Guns, knives, scissors or sharp objects, including metal nail files, bottle/can openers and straight-edge razors, Leatherman-type tools, lighter fluid refills, etc.
  • Electronics including, but not limited to, the following: computers, tablets, cell phones, Apple watches, MP3 players.
  • Food and/or beverages
  • Magic markers
  • Expensive jewelry or clothing


Harbor of Grace continues to admit new patients and can take calls 24/7. The health and safety of our patients and staff remains the top priority. As recommended by the CDC, Harbor of Grace has protocols and procedures put in place due to COVID-19, such as thorough pre-screening measures, a COVID-19 medical screening upon arrival, and limiting exposure to those who are not Harbor of Grace staff and patients. Medical Approval will need to be given by Harbor of Grace medical staff for admission. Due to the pandemic, all patient visitation will be suspended until further notice.