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Slowly transition back to sober living without having to give up experiencing the warm California weather or stay in an unfriendly community by choosing to reside in Alturas, California. Alturas, a community with a population of 3,000, provides you with a small-town atmosphere that is perfect for making the transition out of a residential drug/alcohol rehabilitation center.

Airport Information

Family and friends coming to visit you in Alturas will have to fly in to Klamath Falls, Oregon. The closest airport, that has daily flights from major airline carriers, is the Klamath Falls Airport. It is located approximately 100 miles from the city center of Alturas.


The climate in Alturas is perfect for enjoying numerous outdoor activities. The year-round weather is warm, but lacks humidity, which makes it comfortable and cool. The average temperature for the winter months is approximately 42 degrees, while the summer months can reach a steamy 90 degrees.

The area rarely experiences rain or snow. In a single year, Alturas will get approximately 13 inches of rain. Most of the rain will fall during the winter months. The summer months of July, August, and September rarely get rain.

Drug Rehabilitation Centers

Attending outpatient counseling, especially the first few months out of a residential drug/alcohol rehabilitation center, is vital to your success with sober living. Alturas provides you with easy access to outpatient counseling.

The MODOC County Alcohol and Drug Services provides a variety of services that help men, women, and teens overcome and/or beat their substance addictions. Services can include group counseling, individual counseling, and help finding community resources that will help you maintain your sobriety.

In addition to the counseling services provided by MODOC County Alcohol and Drug Services, there are a number of AA/NA meetings in the area. These support group meetings are ideal for helping anyone who has suffered from a drug/alcohol addiction find the support they need to stay sober.


Alturas offers a number of small, quaint hotels and motels that are perfect for visitors or for extended stays in the area. Independently run hotels and motels, like The Essex Motel, Wagon Wheel Motel, and Rim Rock Motel, provide comfortable accommodations that can be used for visiting friends and family, or if you need a place to stay while you look for a more permanent solution. People who wish to stay in a chain hotel will find accommodations at the Best Western Trailside Inn and Super 8.

There are a few bed and breakfasts that provide accommodations that will make guests feel as if they are staying in a second home. Northcountry Bed and Breakfast and Niles Hotel are two examples.

Employment Opportunities

The biggest employers to the area include the Modoc Joint Unified School District, a local casino, and the Modoc National Forest. Job opportunities may be available from these employers in everything from teaching to maintenance.

In addition to the major employers, people living in Alturas may be able to find jobs in the agricultural industry. There are a number of farms and lumber mills that are looking for workers to help manage inventory.

  • MODOC County Alcohol and Drug Services
    • Adolescents (teen) addiction treatment
    • Addiction treatment for women
    • Addiction treatment for men
    • Court ordered addiction treatment
    • ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired
    • Addiction treatment for Christians
    • Outpatient counseling treatment

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