We focus on prevention and recovery, and both are achieved when people take necessary actions to pursue the goals that each individual has set.
Being homeless can lead to a sense of detachment from society and social norms.
Since we are not a treatment facility this type of housing is for those that are capable of living on their own but lack the structure and tools to go at it alone.
Shared housing is a community within itself that thrives on peer support.
What is a Peer Support Specialist?
A Peer Support Specialist is a person who has lived experience in a specific area such as drug abuse, and remains in recovery by helping others that are struggling with offering advice or judgement.
The statistics show that people do better amongst peers that are on positive behavioral paths, than those told what to do by paid professionals and authoritative figures.
The house is fully furnished which means it has the following:
- Kitchen with microwave, stove, refrigerator, blender, toaster, coffee maker, silverware.
- Dining Room
- Big Screen T.V., Wi-fi, internet, live streaming Roku.
- Big Backyard
- Only 2 people to a room (no bunk beds)
- Cameras in the common areas (safety and security)
- No Smoking Inside or Outside the premises
- Community pantry
- Drug and Alcohol Testing
- Peer Support Specialist Certified
- Computer and Printer
- House Manager
- Spiritual Counseling (If needed)
- Self Help Referral Manager