My Recovery Home (myrecoveryhome.com)
The site addresses frequently asked questions about long term, sober living recovery homes including a recovery home checklist and the five biggest mistakes when trying to get sober. A free phone consultation is provided.
Oxford House (oxfordhouse.org)
Oxford House, a publicly supported, nonprofit corporation,
is a network of drug free, democratically run and self-supporting
houses or apartment complexes. It was established in 1975 to
serve as the next step in the process of alcohol and drug recovery,
focusing on sober community living as an effective and low
cost method of preventing relapse. Their website includes a U.S.
state directory of over 800 active facilities.
The Anvil Sober Living (theanvilsoberliving.com )
Located in Cupertino near the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains and Silicon Valley, this transitional living facility provides a safe, drug-free, structured and nurturing environment for individuals in recovery to strengthen their sobriety. It provides a clean, peaceful and active environment with ample opportunities for self-help, entertainment, study, reflection, exercise and teamwork. This co-ed facility has 5 beds for women and 5 for men. There are two types of rooms: type 1 has 2 beds and costs $875 a month; type 2 has 3 beds and costs $825 a month. There is a $300 non-refundable deposit.
Clarity House (claritysoberliving.com)
Clarity House is a sober living home specifically designed for women in need of structured sober living. Located in Manhattan Beach in southern California, Clarity House activities include morning 12-step meditation, daily chores, noon Big Book study, family house meetings, 12-step meetings, one-on-one meetings with management for daily check-ins and a Thursday evening house meeting. Scholarships and a sliding fee scale are available.
The Fellowship House Sober Living (thefellowshiphousesoberliving.com )
Located in Newbury Park, CA, this sober living facility is based on the 12 steps of recovery. A minimum 60–90 day stay is required as well as mandatory AA 12 step sponsorship. There is daily morning meditation, evening 10th step and a daily planned schedule with individual responsibilities. The program focuses on life skills and encourages the development of hobbies, health and fitness, school, employment and volunteer work. The home houses men and women ages 18 and older. There are 11 beds in a 5000sq ft house. The cost is $3000 for first month and $2500 for second month. If client signs a six month agreement the cost is $2000 per month. The program includes room and board, gym membership, and transportation costs.
Liberty House (libertyhouse.org)
Liberty House is a men's sober living home located
in the Century City area of West Los Angeles. It provides
a structured facility with 12-step support for young men
to help them transition back into society and employment.
Liberty House charges $1600 a month with a sliding scale
to about $1300 a month depending on ability to pay. This
fee includes food and regular meetings with peers, family
Sober College (sobercollege.com)
Located in Woodland Hills, California, this residential transitional
living option for young adults focuses on education, 12-steps,
therapy and physical fitness. It is approved by the Los
Angeles Sober Living Coalition. The program builds core
competencies in life skills, employment, academics, emotional
well-being and fitness.
The Sober Living Network (soberhousing.net)
This nonprofit organization identifies and quality assures sober living homes in coordination with local county sober living coalitions in Southern California. Coalition member homes are inspected to assure they are healthy, safe, well managed, ethical and are good neighbors. The Network offers a Sober Living Referral Service (Toll-Free) and resource links to quality recovery homes and sober houses in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino, San Fernando and Antelope Valleys including the cities of West Los Angeles, Dana Point , Hollywood, Costa Mesa, Long Beach, Torrance, and Newport Beach.
Windward Way Recovery (windwardwayrecovery.com)
Located in Costa Mesa, California, these sober living facilities provide a stable environment and structured living arrangement to assist men in maintaining the foundations they have established in treatment and promote a healthy and productive recovery experience. The facilities have 32 beds spread between 2 campuses. The program consists of monitored drug and alcohol testing, medication management, transitional living, life planning and goal setting, and peer to peer support. Additional services include help with personal financial management, life coaching, resume and job placement assistance and more. Physical fitness and outdoor activities are stressed. Monthly fees are $1500.
Eden Hill Recovery Retreat (edenhillrecoveryretreat.com)
Located in northwestern Connecticut, this transitional living program for women in recovery is a twelve-step based structured aftercare program with individual counseling and attention to total mind-body health. The program is focused on helping each individual develop a life plan that will facilitate re-integration into their home community. There is a 30-day minimum length of stay. The monthly fee is $4500 for a double room and $6000 for a single. This fee includes meals, individual psychotherapy once a week and psychotherapeutic groups three times a week, exercise facilities on the premises, membership at a local fitness facility, and a weekly meditation class. All residents are required to attend daily 12-step meetings and participate in maintaining the living space.
Turning Point (tpextendedcare.com)
Turning Point is an extended care and sober living community in Connecticut for young men ages 17 - 34 who have completed primary treatment for alcohol and chemical dependency. Firmly rooted in the 12-Steps, their three phase approach toward independent living is designed to gradually expose residents to the challenges of early sobriety while providing them with the physical, emotional and spiritual tools needed for lifelong success. Residents are offered mixed martial arts, a music recording studio, regular recreational activities including skiing, paintball, camping, and boating and support of their academic and career goals. Phases I & II are $5,950 per month, Phase III - Sober Living is $1,500 per month. Psychiatric and other clinical services are billed separately.
The Way Back (thewayback-ct.com)
Located in New Haven, Connecticut, The Way Back runs four sober homes (3 for men and 1 for women) using a 12-step recovery model and a set daily schedule, individual support, and clean, sober social activities. Activities include daily meditation and 12 step meeting, group counseling with a marriage and family therapist, and relapse recovery education. Cost is $700 per month.
House of Principles (houseofprinciples.com)
Located in West Palm Beach, Florida, this sober housing facility for men in furnished apartments is based on the 12 steps and the 12 principles. The minimum lease is six to twelve months. Access is provided to 24/7 on site managers and staff to address any questions or concerns as well as to Intensive Outpatient Treatment Programs; family, legal, or individual counseling; group therapy sessions; educational groups about recovery and addiction; hands-on life skills training; transportation to and from 12-Step Meetings, and more.
Mission Unity Recovery Housing (missionunity.org)
Located in Port Charlotte, Florida, this sober housing program directed by an addiction specialist offers different levels of housing. First Step housing is dormitory style living in a supervised environment for the person newly in recovery. In Three Quarter Way housing residents share a single family home with two residents in each room with minimum supervision. In Graduate Housing residents live in a single family home with one person per room and mentor a newly recovering person. The program is based on the 12 Step program and focuses on both the physical and spiritual aspects of addiction and recovery.
Pathways To Peace - Recovery Residence (www.pathwaystopeacefl.com)
Located in Palm Beach County, Florida this sober living home for women provides a safe and supportive environment for recovery. Residents are required to attend 12-Step meetings of either Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous, work with a sponsor, gain employment or perform volunteer work, and be responsible for house chores. These requirements are considered keys to recovery. A $300 deposit is required and weekly rent ranges from $100 - $200 a week.
Breakthrough Recovery Outreach, LLC (breakthroughrecoveryoutreach.com)
Located near Atlanta, Georgia, Breakthrough Recovery Outreach is a transitional living facility for persons recovering from alcohol and substance abuse based on a 12-stp, structured environment. Residential programs last from 3 months to one year, with rental rates starting at $725/month.
HERO House (Higher Education Recovery Option) (theherohouse.org)
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the HERO House is a 12 step based recovery
house specifically for individuals in recovery who want to attend
college or go back to college while living in a safe and sober
environment. Residents must have at least 28 days of sobriety prior to
admission to the program and be currently or recently enrolled in a
college or university.
Hope Homes, Inc (hopehomesinc.com)
Located in Atlanta Georgia, these homes provide a safe, community-based sober living experience for adult men and women that is designed to bridge the gap from early recovery to independent living. The program is based on 12-step principals and is supervised by professional staff. Their goal is to empower those in recovery by teaching healthy life skills that can support their ongoing progress.
Indy Sober Living (indysoberliving.com)
Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, this sober living home for men stresses a Christ-centered recovery program based on accountability and making positive life changes. At the core of the program is Celebrate Recovery, a 12 Steps program completely based on the Bible, with each of the steps grounded in scripture. This 16 room home on 5 acres houses 18 men. Cost is $89 a week and $89 deposit (Payments possible on the deposit).
Liberty Ranch (thelibertyranch.com)
Located in the Grove Ridge community in Kings Mountain, Kentucky, The Liberty Ranch is a long-term, 12-step based, structured, recovery home for both men and women. It offers 30, 60, 90 days and longer residential stays where residents begin to learn how to apply the 12-step principles in their lives in a safe, supportive environment. Participation in 12-step meetings and sponsorship is mandatory and necessary.
Women's Triangle Recovery House (womenstrianglerecoveryhouse.com)
This sober living home run by a non-profit organization is located in Madisonville, Kentucky for women 18 years of age or older. The newly renovated house has 10 rooms and 2 1/2 baths and can accommodate up to 8 women. Rent is $100.00 paid weekly in advance. A $200.00 intake fee plus $200.00 rent for first and last week of occupancy is due prior to moving in. The home focuses on providing emotional support, spiritual guidance and encouragement.
The Light of Truth Center, Inc. (www.lightoftruthcenter.org)
Located in Baltimore, MD, The Light of Truth Center, Inc. ( LTC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing safe and supportive housing in an environment conducive to recovery, transition and restoration for women recovering from addictions. LTC is a Seal of Excellence Organization credited through Maryland NonProfits. Level 1 is a halfway house that can accommodate 5 women in 3 bedrooms. Women need to have completed a treatment program of six months or more, have a sponsor and/or obtain one while in program, make daily 12-Step Meetings, and participate in aftercare. The Program Fee is $350.00 a month. Level 2 is permanent supportive housing for 7 women consisting of 7 single rooms and a Manager’s suite. A woman must be presently in recovery for 8 months to 12 months, employed for at least 6 months to 1 year and have a sponsor. The Program Fee is $450.00 a month.
Wakefield House (wakefieldhouse.org)
Located in Frederick, Maryland, Wakefield House is a 12-Step recovery home for women guided by spiritual principles and managed by house members and the owners. There is a strong emphasis on healing through attention to daily activities and safe and supportive family interactions. Most house members participate in community based counseling programs and there is a 12-step meeting once a week at the house. All women in the house must be actively working a 12-Step program. There is a $200 security deposit and rent is $125.00 a week. Help is available if needed. Private and shared rooms are available.
174 Schoosett Street
Pembroke, MA 02359
This sober home for men located in Whitman, Massachusetts is designed to help recovering alcoholics and substance abuse addicts transition back to a normal living situation by providing an affordable, safe, comfortable and structured living environment for its residents. There are 2 apartments with 3 single bedrooms each for a total of 6 beds. The cost is $175/week for each bedroom. All utilities are included.
The Doorway to Recovery (thedoorwaytorecovery.com)
This network of sixteen sober living resident homes for men and women in Wayne and Oakland counties in Michigan offer a 12-step recovery community to help people break the cycle of addiction. Each home includes a safe, clean, sober and supportive living environment, structured living which allows the individual to concentrate on the 12 Steps of Recovery, AA/NA meetings, Open Talks and Big Book studies held in-house, Certified Addiction Counseling, outside speakers in 12 Step Recovery, and recovery-oriented social events planned throughout the year. Fees are $420.00 a month.
Living The Principles (livingtheprinciples.org)
Located in Michigan (Southgate and Canton/Westland area), these two recovery homes for women in 12-step programs offer a supportive family environment with a focus on life skills and relapse prevention. There is a $100 deposit required and a rental fee of $125 a week. Financial assistance may be available.
Moving Forward Sober Living, LLC (movingforwardsober.org)
Supervised housing for men and women in recovery located throughout Westland, Michigan. These separate residential, apartment-style settings house two people per room. Based on a 12-step philosophy, residents attend in-house groups meetings, must have a sponsor and undergo random drug testing. The focus is on being part of a supportive community of recovery. Fee is $100 per week.
Structured Living, LLC (soberooms.com)
Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, these eight gender specific sober living facilities offer structured living after treatment that is monitored, nurturing and comfortable. Monthly charges are $495 including all utilities and services.
The Anthony House (theanthonyhouse.com)
This sober house for men is located in Maplewood, Minnesota. Their goal is to teach men in recovery to work together and to get back to living without drugs and alcohol. Based on the 12 step program, residents must meet regularly with a sponsor and attend a minimum of two outside 12-step meetings each week. Residents also have to work, attend school or volunteer at least 30 hours a week. A minimum six month stay is required. A shared room cost $495 a month; a single room costs $575 a month. A $400 deposit is required. The house is a member of the Minnesota Association of Sober Homes.
CD Recovery Services (cdrecoveryservices.org)
Serving the Minneapolis and St. Paul metro areas, CD Recovery Services provides licensed Group Residential Sober Housing for individuals in recovery from alcohol and/or drug addiction. These semi-structured sober homes are licensed by the State of Minnesota which requires a high level of cleanliness and maintenance of licensed sober homes. There are five homes all with Wi-Fi included:
C.H. Klein Mansion for Women, in Chaska, Minnesota, 9 residents, $502/month all utilities
Sunshine Sober House for Men, in Chaska, Minnesota, 6 Residents, $502/month all utilities
Liberty Sober House For Women in Chaska, Minnesota, 6 Residents, $502/month all utilities
Jefferson Sober House For Men in Shakopee, Minnesota, 6 Residents, $502/month all utilities
Faber House for Men in Chaska, Minnesota, 6 residents, $502/month all utilities
Empire House (empirehouseminnesota.blogspot.com)
A women's sober house in Plymouth, MN focusing on community support and the 12-step program while residents work, volunteer, or continue their education. A minimum 90-day stay is required, as well as sobriety for at least 30 days.
Minnesota Association of Sober Homes (mnsoberhomes.org)
The Minnesota Association of Sober Homes is the only established organization of sober home owners in the state of Minnesota. Member houses have been inspected and certified to uphold health, safety and house management standards.
The Retreat operates three long-term residences in St Paul, MN that serve as
transitional, self-governing sober living facilities for men and women. The Retreat
Residences give individuals the opportunity to put into practice the principles
of recovery embodied in the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and to become
fully immersed in the recovery community. Men and women are housed separately
and work closely with sponsors to create a safe and supportive environment, establishing
a solid foundation for recovery. Each resident commits to living at The Retreat
Residence for a minimum of six months. The fee is $450 per month.
Sober MN (sobermn.com)
Provides 12-step based sober living for gay, lesbian, bi, and trans gender people recovering from alcoholism and drug addiction at two homes in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Twenty beds are available with fees ranging from $500-$550 a month, plus one month’s deposit.
Newfound Recovery Residences (NewfoundRecovery.com)
Located in Northfield, NH, this sober home provides an alcohol and drug free environment for women with substance abuse problems who have already been through detox, treatment, rehab, a peer program or are currently sober for a period of time and cleared through an MD. Residents must continue to work a rigorous 12 step program of recovery and are welcome to stay for extended periods to work on the skills needed for a healthy recovery lifestyle and enjoy the stability, security, and company of others on the same path. The home has 10 beds. Fees are $225 per week if paid weekly and $200 per week if paid four weeks in advance. There is a non refundable one time entry fee of $200.
Haley House (haleyhousewomen.org)
Haley House is a 14-bed transitional living home located in Blairstown, NJ. It offers a self-pay, 12 step-based program for women 18 years and older in recovery who make a 3 month minimum commitment. The program is designed to help residents transition smoothly to a full and sober life.
Freedom Living House (freedomlivinghouse.com)
Freedom Living House is a sober living home for men aged 18 or older in the greater Poughkeepsie area ofDutchess County, New York. It is structured, safe, and recovery focused. The house has room for 10 occupants and is central to recovery resources and public transportation. Each person living at Freedom Living House should have a valid recovery sponsor or mentor and be committed to attending AA/NA/CA meeting, along with faith based meetings if desired, each week. There is a mandatory weekly house meeting and a weekly recovery meeting at the house that clients are expected to participate in if it does not conflict with their work or their recovery program. Average cost for a shared room is $200 weekly. This price includes outfitted home, all utilities, cable/wifi, a weekly house meeting with a complete family style meal and a recovery or mental health seminar presented by a Life Skills Practitioner, a complete gym/karate studio membership, live-in supervision, and some limited transportation to recovery events and meetings.
Fresh Start Recovery (freshstartrecoveryresidence.org)
The Fresh Start Recovery Residence is a not for profit organization that serves the homeless and other persons suffering from substance abuse. Located in Nassau County, NY, there are 3 recovery houses, two for men and one for women with 10 beds in each house. The program uses a holistic approach to support, motivate and encourage clients in need of transitional housing so they can acquire the skills they need to hold a job, re-enter the community, find and secure housing, and work on their personal and emotional issues. By providing a sober, safe and clean supportive and healing environment, the program is committed to enhancing the healing process of recovery that leads to living a responsible, productive and constructive life, free of alcohol and/or drugs.
Harrison House (harrisonhousenyc.org)
Six sober homes on Staten Island provide furnished rooms starting at $500.00 a month in a safe drug and alcohol free environment. Long and short term occupancy are available. On call staff includes an MD, nurse practitioner, clinical social worker, interventionist and therapist.
Hazelden’s Tribeca Twelve: Addiction Recovery Dorms (hazelden.org)
Hazelden's Tribeca Twelve residence in New York City provides student housing for students in addiction recovery programs. Located at 283 West Broadway it provides young adults in recovery from addiction an independent living environment with fully integrated support services, access to many recreational activities and special events. Tribeca Twelve is ideal for young adults attending college or planning to return to college who are looking for a welcoming and safe place to live, develop healthy friendships, and work towards success.
St. George's House (stgeorgeshouse.webs.com)
A men's clean and sober community located in Staten Island, NY for working men who have completed in-patient treatment and are in early recovery. Prospective members should be willing to make a minimum three-month commitment, attend self-help meetings and out-patient aftercare, and accept a reasonable curfew and a Zero-Tolerance Policy toward drug and alcohol use. Because St. George's House receives no government funding, there is no time limit on residency.
Asheville Recovery Group (ashevillerecoverygroup.org)
This sober living home in Asheville, North Carolina provides housing for men at $155 per week plus non refundable entry fee and background check fee of $385. The cost includes all bedding needs and full access to a community kitchen, laundry, living room, computer internet access and cable TV. Help is also provided to access community supportive services such as food stamps, health care, education, legal services and free clothing. The home is run by a small group of recovering alcoholics and addicts who have come together as a cooperative sober living group.
Herb's House, Inc. (herbshouse.net)
Located in western North Carolina, Herb's House is a structured transitional living home that helps male adults recovering from alcohol and substance abuse develop life skills and healthy coping methods that builds on traditional treatment and 12-step programs. All guests are required to work, attend school or volunteer five days a week. After a $100 non-refundable application fee, house charges are $500 a week, includes food, housekeeping, weekly relapse recovery counseling and transportation to/from meetings. Security Deposit of $500.
Next Step Recovery (nextsteprecovery.com)
This structured sober housing program in Asheville, North Carolina for adult males offers supervision, addiction recovery support, life skills training, and a strong social support network. A licensed staff counselor is available onsite Monday through Friday. Mandatory relapse prevention group meetings are held twice weekly, with a weekly outdoor adventure required for new residents. A minimum commitment is 90 days, although at least 6 months is recommended to support the recovery process. Costs include a $4,000 non-refundable entrance fee and $200 weekly rent. We additionally offer a “3/4” living step-down program for those who have substantial time in recovery and have invested significantly in their personal growth. Verge Vista is $180 to enter and $180 weekly rent.
Come Rest Awhile (CRA) (comerestawhile.org)
Located in Lake Oswego, Oregon, Come Rest Awhile offers a safe and supportive environment in a family setting for women 18 years and older in recovery. Women may have recently completed a treatment program for substance abuse but are not yet ready to live independently, may be new to recovery and desiring strong support and involvement with a 12-step program, and/or experiencing a life crisis and are in need of a safe supportive environment. A monthly fee covers a shared room, food, utilities, and use of a house phone. Each resident is expected to follow the Plan of Action as outlined for them upon entering CRA, based on what recovery looks like to them.
Choices Sober Living (choicessoberliving.com)
Choices Recovery Community provides sober living options to both men and women over 18 years old in Lubbock Texas. Attendance and participation in 12-step programs in the community is required. Weekly education classes in financing, vocational and educational goals, relapse prevention and more are provided.
Hickory Wind Ranch (hickorywindranch.com)
This sober living environment for recovering men and women is located in Austin, Texas. Based on the 12-steps program they offer a comprehensive program that includes yoga, breathwork, counselors and life coaches and a high level of daily structure, expectations of accountability, and a sense of community. Rates typically start at $1800 a month for a 3 month stay, though residents are not required to stay the full amount of time. The women's house has 6 beds while the men's house has 10.
Recovery Inn (recoveryinn.org)
Recovery Inn has six women's sober living homes in Dallas and Plano, TX. They provide a safe, drug-free environment where women can improve coping skills and build life skills for living drug free. Full time employment within two weeks of moving in is required. Weekly rent is $125.00 and residents may stay in the homes as long as they need to when meeting all the house requirements.
Westlake Recovery House (westlakerecoveryhouse.com)
This men's recovery house in Austin TX offers services, support and structure including career services, job placement assistance, financial aid referral services, and more. On-site recovery meetings and weekly individual recovery sessions are available as well as on-site professional visits from recovery therapists and a recovery resource library. Monthly rates start at $850 a month for 3 months.
Secret Garden Living (secretgardenliving.com)
Located in West Jordan, Utah, this licensed gated sober living community for adult men has three homes and 24 beds. Private rooms are $900.00 a month and shared rooms are $800.00 a month. Rent includes all utilities, professional cleaning, laundry facility, linens, Wi-Fi and fully furnished home & kitchen. Each resident is required to be financially self-supporting, paying their own rent, and purchasing their own food. The residents are required to work, actively seek employment, or be a student enrolled in an accredited academic or trade school. Those who are permanently disabled and on federal, state, or local assistance are required to become involved in service to the home or the community. All residents are required to attend a minimum number of weekly meetings, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, LDS 12 step or recovery center programs.
Circle of Life, Home from Home (circle-of-life.co.za)
Located in Boskruin, Gauteng, South Africa, this sober living home provides a safe communal living environment for those recovering from an addiction. Weekly house meetings are held and residents are encouraged to attend self-help groups in the area including AA, NA, OA, GA, CA, and others. Group and individual counseling are also available within the house.
Healing Choices Halfway House and Sober Living Home (healingchoices.co.za)
Located in Randburg, South Africa, the aim of this full board Halfway House and Sober Living Home is healing, restoration and integration. All the residents are involved in running the home, cooking and cleaning. It offers the 12 step program integrated with Jesus’ teachings on the beatitudes. At the heart of the model is the belief that if you learn to make powerful choices, your behavior will change, healing will follow and your destination will change. The home is run by Peter Killan, an ordained pastor who has been in recovery for over 10 years, and his wife. A minimum 3-month stay is required.
House on The Grove (houseonthegrove.co.za)
This affordable sober house in Orange Grove, Johannesburg, South Africa offers two sharing rooms, two single rooms and a cottage. Residents are required to be fully self supporting and no meals are provided. There is a strong emphasis on recovery and residents are required to follow a recovery program such as NA or AA.
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