House Rules 

  • Maintain sobriety, a violation can result in immediate discharge for the protection of other residents

  • Residents are not to use any prescribed medication that is not his/hers, nor abuse any medication or sell any prescribed medications.

  • Lock-boxes must be purchased for medications. All medications, including over the counter, must be kept in the lock boxes at all times. Residents are never to take medications in front of other residents. Recovery Road may cut any lock off in order to perform an inspection if resident refuses access. 

  • Residents are required to attend AA/NA or other approved self help groups. Residents must attend a minimum of 5 meetings per week for the first month then a minimum of 4 per week thereafter.  If you have been residing with Recovery Road for 2 years or more you may be considered to attend less meetings at the discretion of Recovery Road Directors.  Residents are required to have an accountability slip signed for each meeting and be actively working with a sponsor/mentor.  

  • Residents are required to attend the weekly house meeting.  (Work schedule conflict will be excused)

  • Do not enter another resident’s bedroom without prior permission

  • Residents must show RESPECT TOWARDS OTHER RESIDENTS, neighbors and their property. This includes being polite on the house phone and talking to others outside of the house. Never give out another resident's personal information. If the resident is not available offer to take a message. If a neighbor has concerns provide contact information of Housing Director or owners. ** The only numbers to be given out are those of Marvin, Preston, Brooke, and Jeff **

  • Residents are expected to be up and out of bed by 8:00am (unless working 2ndor 3rdshift)

  • Chores are to be done by 10:00am each day and the Chore Chart is to be filled out.  On deep clean days once monthly this time can vary if communicated to Go-To Person.

  • No overnight outings without prior permission from Go-To Person (none for first 30 days).  For any overnight outings that will be more than two nights out, permission must be granted by Directors. 

  • Keep house and yard clean at all times (must be guest ready including beds being made).

  • Live by the principles contained in the 12 steps and 12 traditions (honesty, open mindedness, willingness, etc.)

  • No pets of any kind are allowed

  • Must have or be looking for a job. If on disability volunteer work is required. Your limitations will be considered in determining what is expected.  Residents are required to fill out 10 job applications per week, unless working with an employment agency.  Verification of employment must be provided to receive extended curfew, please see Director or Go-To person to provide.

  • All payments to Recovery Road must be by money order only

  • The curfew for unemployed residents and residents who have been admitted within the last month  is 10:00pm every night. Curfew for employed residents is Sunday-Thursday is 11:00pm; Friday-Saturday is 1:00am. Residents who do not return by curfew and/or do not call will be considered in violation; emergency situations will be considered. 

  • All personal belongings MUSTbe removed from the property within 24 hours of moving out or being discharged from the program. In the event such personal property remains unclaimed after 24 hours it shall be deemed abandoned and disposed of.

  • Personal hygiene must be maintained. Residents must shower a minimum of every other day. Walking barefoot in the house is not permitted. Bedding must be washed at least twice monthly.  Must be fully dressed when outside of bedroom or bathroom.

  • No modifications or alterations to the house of any kind are permitted (including holes in walls, ONLY CORK BOARDS MAY BE USED FOR WALL HANGINGS- if you would like to purchase your own cork boards Recovery Road will hang them for you as long as there is an expectation that they will be left in the home upon your discharge)

  • Smoking, vaping and chewing tobacco is only allowed in pre-approved areas.

  • No violations of parole or probation conditions are permitted. Recovery Road maintains a working relationship with the parole and probation departments. Any violation of parole or probation term, including Breathalyzer test or drug screens, will be reported to the resident's respective agent.

  • No possession of weapons of any kind is permitted on Recovery Road property.

  • Any room, belongings, or person can be searched at any time for any reason.

  • No sleeping / lying on furniture outside of bedrooms is allowed.

  • Eating is only allowed in the kitchen or dining room. ONLY WATER is allowed in bedrooms.

  • Absolutely no threatening, intimidating, lewd or violent behavior will be tolerated. Residents who violate this rule WILLbe discharged from Recovery Road immediately and authorities will be called when necessary.

  • No household items containing alcohol and some other items are permitted in the house and should not be used outside of this house while residing in a Recovery Road home. This includes, but is not limited to: liquid hairspray (must be aerosol), hand sanitizers, mouth wash, rubbing alcohol, (wipe pads are OK), real flavor extracts (imitation OK), Kombucha,  cough or cold syrups, kratom, medical marijuana, and kava.

  • If a resident is aware of another resident violating Recovery Road rules, and does not bring it to the immediate attention of Recovery Road management, the enabling resident will be considered for discharge from the program. 

  • No parking in the driveway at the Kalamazoo, Wealthy or Eastern houses

  • No loitering in the neighborhood is allowed

  • All residents must breathalyze and show to another resident every morning, night, and after each time returning to the house.

  • The resident is responsible for any guest that is brought into the house. Guests are to respect all Recovery Road rules. If a guest is brought into the house under the influence of any substance they will be asked to leave and resident will be considered for discharge. Guests are to remain in common areas and are never allowed in bedrooms.  Guests must not be in the home later than 8pm on weekdays and 10pm on the weekend .

  •  No male guests are  allowed on Recovery Road’s women’s property.

  • Any person with children planning on staying for overnights in the home must be approved by management and have a set schedule in place for all residents and management to be aware of dates and times. NO MORE THAN 4 OVERNIGHTS PER MONTH are allowed. Children are to be supervised at all times, and never to be left alone with other residents in the home. Children must be cleaned up after immediately. Violation of this rule will result in children not being allowed in home.

 

Cost

Program Fee is $535.00 a month.

* Fee can be paid weekly, bi-monthly or monthly installments

Program cost includes:

  • All utilities (gas, electric, water, cable, trash)
  • Wi-Fi is available for computers, smart phones and other devices
  • House phone with free long distance within the US

Each resident pays an additional $4.00 per week towards a house fund. These funds are managed by the residents and are used for buying toilet paper, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, dish soap and all cleaning supplies.