Frequently Asked Questions
What are the requirements to move into Jeffrey’s House?
What is sober living?
Sober living is a transitional form of group living that helps ease people intotheir new sober lives. During sober living, residents will learn invaluableskills that will drastically increase the chances of maintaining a fulfilling soberlife. 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 management, etc.
Can sober living help get me off drugs and alcohol?
Sober Living does not provide detoxification services. We are a residential house for individuals who are living free from drugs and alcohol.
What if I just need a place to live?
Who pays for utilities?
Do you conduct drug testing?
Are drug tests given by the house or do you use a lab?
Are residents required to participate in 12-Step Programs?
Do you conduct referrals to therapy and psychiatric services?
Are residents’ medications monitored?
What is expected of me once I am there?
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 monthly).
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
Do I have to complete a rehab program?
What about curfews?
Can I get away on weekends?
Can I have visitors?
Can I have phone calls?
What is the recommended length of stay?
Does everyone who fills out an application get accepted?
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 has ever been convicted of the crime of arson.
What is Jeffrey's House refund policy?
When residents move into Jeffrey's House, $450 is required and allocated as follows:
What is your customer service contact information?
If we can be of assistance, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978.770.7288.