If you’re interested in moving into Jeffrey’s house, you must have at least 1
week of clean and sober living, you must submit a completed application,
and you must pay the entrance fee of $375 (first and last week’s rent of
$125 plus non-refundable entrance fee of $125).
Sober living is a transitional form of group living that helps ease people into
their new sober lives. During sober living, residents will learn invaluable
skills that will drastically increase the chances of maintaining a fulfilling sober
life. It is less rigid in structure than a residential treatment program, but it
provides numerous safety nets that you won’t receive when living alone;
including curfews, random drug tests, mandatory NA/AA meetings, money
Sober Living does not provide detoxification services. We are a residential
house for individuals who are living free from drugs and alcohol.
Jeffrey’s House is limited to those who want to live free from drugs and
alcohol. If you are just looking for a nice, inexpensive place to live, please
pursue other housing options.
Basic utilities are included in monthly rental fees. The basic utilities include
garbage pick-up, water, electric, natural gas, maintenance, cable, internet,
In order to assure all residents the safety and stability of a drug and alcohol-free environment, drug testing is conducted regularly. If residents
are unable to stay drug-free, they will be immediately expelled from the
You will be required to submit to 3 drug tests per week, and
although the test are administered by the house, they are done by trained
professionals. We are currently using Multi-Drug Urine Test Panels, and we test for Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Bendiazepines, Cocaine, Marijuana,
Methamphetamines, Ecstasy, Morphine, Methadone, Phencyclidine, Tricyclics, and Oxycodone.
Yes. Twelve-step involvement has proven to assure the most promising
outcomes for a lasting recovery. Residents must be involved in community
12-step meetings and work with a sponsor. If needed, we will help residents
identify local meetings and other support that they’re comfortable with.
We do refer to appropriate outpatient programs, mental health services, and
therapeutic counseling. However, we do not have any affiliations with any of
the programs that we recommend; therefore we assume no responsibility.
Residents are required to alert us of all prescribed medications they’re taking
upon assessment, and throughout residency. They are responsible for taking
medications as prescribed; the staff and house manager are involved only
if problems develop from failure to adhere to medical recommendations.
However, any medications that will cause a false positive on your random
drug test are not allowed.
Recovery and sobriety is our first priority. If you don't stay clean and
sober, you don't stay, it’s that simple. Beyond that, you must adhere to the
1) Actively maintain and participate in a 12-step based recovery program by
attending at least 3 meetings per week.
2) Maintain a sponsor/client relationship.
3) Submit to random drug testing.
4) Remain current with weekly/monthly rental fee ($125 weekly or $500
5) We expect people to get along! Our zero tolerance rules include: no
discrimination, no violence or threat of violence, sexual harassment, theft,
sex on the premises and unexcused absence or violation of curfews. We
insist on constant consideration and respect for others.
6) Completion of daily household chores as assigned by house manager
(a well-run house is cleaned from top to bottom each day) as well as
participation in weekly house cleaning.
7) Each resident is required to be financially self-supporting, paying their
own rental fee and purchasing their own food.
8) 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 Jeffrey’s House or in the community.
9) All new residents will complete a 30 day probation to acclimate to
the environment and to maintain the safety for all other Jeffrey’s House
No, Not necessarily. We will accept you either way. Some people go through
a structured rehab program while others do not. What is important is your
desire to stay clean and sober. The structure provided at Jeffrey’s House,
while definitely less structured than many rehab programs, is such that
each resident does remain accountable for their actions and accepts the
consequences for the choices they make.
Unless work dictates otherwise, all residents must maintain curfews of 11:00
pm Sunday through Thursday and 12:00 am on Friday and Saturday.
One and/or two day passes are an earned privilege. If you have been a
resident of for at least 30 days, are current with rent, and have maintained
good standing with the house, then you have earned the privilege of
weekend passes with the understanding that you will be required to submit
to a drug and/or alcohol test upon returning.
Sponsors are encouraged to visit at any time during non-curfew hours
(between the hours of 9 am and 10 pm). Immediate family members are
welcome during these hours as well; however, the house manager must be
notified in advance of any and all visitors entering the house. Friends are
also welcomed; however they must also be active participants in a recovery
program and must follow all house rules.
There is a landline telephone for general use. This includes outgoing Long
Distance at no additional cost. All incoming calls are accepted except collect
calls. Consideration of the other residents must be taken into account with
regard to length of calls. Therefore, no one should be on the house phone
longer than 15 minutes.
Each person’s “road to recovery” is uniquely different, so it is best to consult
a member of the staff. The minimum recommended stay is 90 days; however
clients can decide whether or not to continue their residency at the end of
each week. Furthermore, if you are following all of our house rules, you can
stay as long as you see fit.
No. Currently, Jeffrey's House is not accepting the following 4 types of applicants:
1. Level 1, 2, or 3 Sex Offenders.
2. Anyone who currently has open warrants that they have not been to court for.
3. Anyone who is currently prescribed Methadone, Suboxone, Oxy-codine, Oxy-contin, Benzo's, or any other Opiates.
4. Anyone who has ever been convicted of the crime of Arson.