If he cannot afford treatment then he must apply for public funds like Medical Assistance. Sometimes calling the facility is helpful as they may do fee sliding scale or they may have state funding through their social workers. It isn't easy but you can do this. Samhsa is helpful but you may have to call each and every facility sometimes. Also apply for state funds at Social Services.
He needs to do this. It is my experience that if he isn't engaged it the process he won't be engaged in the treatment. If he is still drinking then he does need the intervention. But you have to involve him. He also needs to attend AA when he is waiting. I think the place to start is with him unless you are doing an intervention where the facility comes up immediately. If he has no part in it then you don't know that he will go
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