Residency Requirements

The Progress House maintains high standards for its residents along their road to recovery.

  • Complete abstinence from alcohol and other drugs.
  • Progress House is a zero tolerance facility. Residents must submit to random drug and alcohol screening. Any positive drug screen will result in immediate eviction.
  • Men must work and pay $185.00 rent each week.
  • Rent covers room and three meals per day.
  • Not all men are employed when entering Progress House, but they must be actively seeking work and should secure a job within two weeks of their initial residency.
  • All men must perform routine household chores “Team Details” which is how the clean, home-like atmosphere of the House is maintained.
  • All men must participate in daily 12-Step meetings and must have a sponsor within 30 days of entering the house. We require a minimum 90-day residency commitment.
  • Residents are required to treat fellow residents and Staff with respect. Any violent, threatening language or behavior is grounds for immediate
  • There is a weekly House Community Meeting, run by residents, with Staff present, to discuss house issues and to hold residents accountable. Positive behavior is also recognized as a reinforcement of Program benefits.

Residency Requirerments