Recovery housing
provides individuals who have a substance use disorder with a greater chance of achieving long-term recovery and is associated with numerous positive outcomes, including:

• Decreased substance use
• Reduced probability of relapse/re-occurrence
• Lower rates of incarceration
• Higher income
• Increased employment
• Improved family functioning

Following up on the June 2, 2022 online program:

🏡 Recovery Lives Here

Finding a home where recovery can thrive.

Early recovery (up to two years) can be a hopeful and healing time, particularly when reinforced by safe, supportive housing. Where someone lives during this important period is crucial to reducing “triggers” and the return to use.

Recovery housing provides individuals who have a substance use disorder with a greater chance of achieving long-term recovery and is associated with numerous positive outcomes, including:
• Decreased substance use • Reduced probability of relapse/re-occurrence
• Lower rates of incarceration • Higher income
• Increased employment • Improved family functioning

Our panel helped us to navigate the various types of housing, from therapeutic to structured to flexible. We explored the best opportunities for recovery to thrive!

Watch a recording of the June 2, 2022 program.
Take the online SURVEY to share your thoughts about the June 2 program.

Meet Our Panelists!

Joi Honer

Engagement Coordinator
Retreat Behavioral Health

Learn more about Joi

Fred Burke

Pennsylvania Department of
Drug & Alcohol Programs

Learn more about Fred

Megan Cohen

Founder
The Grace Project

Learn more about Megan
Keith Murphy, LPC, LCADC

Senior Substance Abuse Counselor
Rutgers College Recovery Program

Learn more about Keith
Michael McCourt

Person in Recovery & Experience with
a Collegiate Recovery Program

> Pennsylvania Licensed Recovery Housing Locator

> Pennsylvania Act 59

Referenced by Fred Burke of the PA Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs

Hear what Kevin McCauley, MD had to say about recovery housing in his 2019 Be a Part of the Conversation community event. (35 seconds)

Dr. McCauley is the creator of the films Pleasure Unwoven and Memo to Self. >> Click here to learn more.

Below you will find a small sampling of recovery housing options.

*The providers and facilities listed are not necessarily endorsed by Be a Part of the Conversation. The lists have been compiled as the result of informal reviews and experiences with trusted partners.

National Help Line (SAMHSA) 24/7/365
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Opioid Safety and How to Use Naloxone (Pennsylvania)

 

Emilie House Sober Living
Emilie House provides a sober living environment for both men and women with the opportunity to move on to sober living.
Locations in Bucks County | 215-702-0308 | 

Little Creek Lodge (men only, age 18 to 28)
Little Creek Lodge is committed to building a strong foundation and integrating internalized recovery, through therapeutic and 12 step models; with a focus on the spiritual paradigm. Our message is delivered in a clean, safe, confidential environment that addresses the needs of each client on an individual and group level, by caring compassionate, experienced professional staff.
359 Easton Turnpike, Hamlin PA 18427 | 877-689-2644 | 

Manor of Hope
Manor of Hope is a Long Term Drug & Alcohol Addiction Support Program for Young Men. We help young men from all over the United States battling the disease of addiction. Our world-class therapeutic community features highly structured programming designed to build the resilience and habits needed to achieve long-term sobriety.
1129 Egypt Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460 | 610-637-7722 | 

Newfound Freedom  |  Structured Sober Living & Recovery Homes
Whether you are currently in the grips of addiction and seeking a way out, or just starting on your journey to recovery and in need of life guidance on a residential level, Newfound Freedom is here for you and remains committed to helping men and women in building lifelong foundations in recovery.
Locations in Bucks County | 855-437-2329 | 

Next Step Recovery Living
A Next Step is the premier sober living/recovery home organization in Lower Bucks County PA. We provide sober living for those in need of a structured, program-oriented, sober living environment while in the early stages of recovery from alcohol and/or drug addiction.
Locations in Bucks County | 267-205-4963 | 

Serenity Lodge
We provide residents with a safe, supportive environment filled with the unconditional positive regard and fellowship necessary to learn to live a fulfilling life in recovery. Serenity Lodge, Sober Living for Men, located in Northeastern, PA, is transitional housing for men in recovery offering a bridge between treatment and independence.
21 Weida Court, Nicholson, PA 18446 | 570-222-3229 | 

Step By Step Recovery & Sober Living Communities
The StepbyStep mission is to create a healthy, supportive living environment for a person to gain stability, a measure of personal security, and a chance to begin “a new way of life” by drawing strength from other recovering people that are doing the same.
215-547-8229  | 

Sunrise of the Spirit House
Welcome to the Sunlight of the Spirit Houses in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Our mission is to provide sober living homes with the highest standards of care, to help set a foundation of development for purposeful long term sobriety for those in the suburbs of Philadelphia Pennsylvania. These are 12 step based houses geared toward improving quality of life for alcoholics and addicts, helping them become productive members of society.

139 Belmont Avenue, Eagleville, PA 19403  |  267-436-7515  |  info@sunlightofthespirithouse.com 

Synergy Houses
Our purpose is to provide safe, substance-free recovery houses that foster dignity and self-respect for recovering individuals. Our households will cultivate personal transformation through fellowship and engagement in 12-Step recovery programs. Our structure will develop self-discipline, responsibility, and respect for self and others. We are committed to recovery and to helping our residents build a better life.
West Chester, PA  |  610-308-2772 |  i
nfo@synergyhouses.com  

Thornbury Farmhouse (women only)
Thornbury Farm House is a privately owned program for women, located in picturesque Chester County Pennsylvania. The program is designed to provide a safe comfortable environment in which women can grow and change in recovery. Our program approaches recovery from an integrative model focussing on the changes that need to be made in thoughts, in moods, in behaviors and in spirituality in order to stay clean and sober.
302-345-8592 |

Turnbridge
Turnbridge provides industry leading gender-separate residential recovery programs, designed to meet the needs of young adults and adolescents facing addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Turnbridge combines addiction treatment and mental healthcare best practices with a comprehensive life skills training process to produce exceptional outcomes for its young adult clients. Our mission is to positively transform the lives of our cherished clients, and their families, by providing a practical framework for successful, sustainable, sober living.
189 Orange Street, Suite 300, New Haven, CT 06510  |  877-581-1793  | 

Emilie House Sober Living
Emilie House provides a sober living environment for both men and women with the opportunity to move on to sober living.
Locations in Bucks County | 215-702-0308 | 

My Sober Roommate
My Sober Roommate went live in June 2016.  The site connects people who are looking for like-minded people. You can select the amount of money you are comfortable spending on rent, if you have a room for rent or if you are looking for one, how long you’ve been sober, and more.
Nation-wide | 

Newfound Freedom  |  Structured Sober Living & Recovery Homes
Whether you are currently in the grips of addiction and seeking a way out, or just starting on your journey to recovery and in need of life guidance on a residential level, Newfound Freedom is here for you and remains committed to helping men and women in building lifelong foundations in recovery.
Locations in Bucks County | 855-437-2329 | 

Next Step Recovery Living
A Next Step is the premier sober living/recovery home organization in Lower Bucks County PA. We provide sober living for those in need of a structured, program-oriented, sober living environment while in the early stages of recovery from alcohol and/or drug addiction.
Locations in Bucks County | 267-205-4963 | 

Step By Step Recovery & Sober Living Communities
The StepbyStep mission is to create a healthy, supportive living environment for a person to gain stability, a measure of personal security, and a chance to begin “a new way of life” by drawing strength from other recovering people that are doing the same.
215-547-8229  | 

Valentine House
Self-run, self-supported, sober-living homes. Safe, beautiful transitional sober-living homes for recovering addicts and alcoholics. Our goal is to help as many men and women as possible re-enter society through the Valentine Homes and increase their chances at living a long, sober life.
201-955-2008  | 

Laurel House
Working to End Domestic Violence. Laurel House is dedicated to the vision of ending domestic violence in each life, home and community.
800-642-3150  | 

My Sober Roommate
My Sober Roommate went live in June 2016.  The site connects people who are looking for like-minded people. You can select the amount of money you are comfortable spending on rent, if you have a room for rent or if you are looking for one, how long you’ve been sober, and more.
Nation-wide | 

Salvation Army
Each center offers residential housing, work, and group and individual therapy, all in a clean, wholesome environment. The physical and spiritual care that program participants receive prepares them to re-enter society and return to gainful employment. Many of those who have been rehabilitated are reunited with their families and resume a normal life.
4555 Pechin Street, Philadelphia, PA 19128  |  215-483-3340 or 800-728-7825  | 

A Woman’s Place
A Woman’s Place (AWP) has a full service shelter in a confidential and secure location. Services through AWP’s shelter include:
• Provision of a safe and nuturing environment
• Provision of food and clothing
• Counseling, support, and advocacy
• Financial, housing, employment, education, and legal assistance
800-220-8116  | 

Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) – a/k/a collegiate recovery programs
The Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) is the only association exclusively representing collegiate recovery programs (CRPs) and collegiate recovery communities (CRCs), the faculty and staff who support them, and the students who represent them. ARHE provides the education, resources, and community connection needed to help change the trajectory of recovering student’s lives. We are a network of professionals, administrators, faculty, staff, students, parents and policy makers.
info@collegiaterecovery.org | 
Bucks County Recovery House Association
We are dedicated recovery house owners and managers, mental health professionals, and drug and alcohol treatment professionals. We work together to provide private self-funded housing to individuals in Bucks County, Pennsylvania who are in need of long-term support to successfully maintain a drug and alcohol free lifestyle.
bucksrecoveryhouses@gmail.com
Montgomery County Recovery House Association
We are a group of owners of recovery homes for men and women in Montgomery County Pennsylvania who are committed to providing compassionate care and structured living for those in early recovery. We wish to grow the recovery community within Montgomery County and provide resources to those in need.
info@mcrha.com | 

My Sober Roommate
My Sober Roommate went live in June 2016.  The site connects people who are looking for like-minded people. You can select the amount of money you are comfortable spending on rent, if you have a room for rent or if you are looking for one, how long you’ve been sober, and more.
Nationwide | 

National Association of Recovery Residences (NARR)
The National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR) is a 501-c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding the availability of well-operated, ethical and supportive recovery housing. We have developed the most widely referenced national standard for the operation of recovery residences. We work with and support 30 state affiliate organizations. NARR and these organizations collectively support over 25,000 persons in addiction recovery who are living in over 2,500 certified recovery residences throughout the United States.
Nationwide |