Safe and Sober Housing program affords the following community living components:
regular meetings between the staff and clients.
opportunities to participate in typical home activities.
linkage to healthcare when these needs are identified.
daily access to nutritious meals and snacks.
opportunity of choice by the persons served as to room and housemates.
opportunities to access community activities including but not limited to: cultural activities, social activities, recreational activities, spiritual activities, necessary transportation and self-help groups.
Procedures are in place to assist clients transitioning to other housing and to assist them in securing housing that is: safe, affordable, accessible, and acceptable.
Clients are oriented to house rules and consequences and such orientation is documented in the client file.
Clients are informed verbally, and in writing, of the program rules and consequences for violating the rules.
Consequences for violating rules shall be reasonable taking into account the client’s diagnosis and progress in recovery.
Consequences shall not be authorized, supervised or enforced by clients.
Rules shall be enforced fairly and objectively and shall not be implemented for the convenience of staff
There is a system in place for the on-call availability of designated personnel 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
There is a system in place to provide daily contact to clients and to monitor client compliance with house rules
Emergency numbers and staff contact numbers are visibly posted.
There is a posting of scheduled house activities, including meals, recovery activities, services and leisure time