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Shelters and Recovery Houses for Men

Produced by: The Vickers House Youth, Family & Community Services City of West Palm Beach, FL PRIOR TO ENTERING ANY SHELTER FOR ALCOHOL / SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECOVERY, INDIVIDUALS SHOULD CONTACT THE COMPREHENSIVE ALCOHOLISM REHABILITATION PROGRAM (C.A.R.P.) IN ORDER TO DETOX. … Continue reading

Produced by: The Vickers House

Youth, Family & Community Services

City of West Palm Beach, FL

PRIOR TO ENTERING ANY SHELTER FOR ALCOHOL / SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECOVERY, INDIVIDUALS SHOULD CONTACT THE COMPREHENSIVE ALCOHOLISM REHABILITATION PROGRAM (C.A.R.P.) IN ORDER TO DETOX.

MANY OF THE PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW WILL NOT ACCEPT INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN THROUGH DETOX.

Homeless Outreach Team (H.O.T.):

Assistance for homeless individuals

Telephone:                  211      To make an appointment

Telephone:                  800-493-5902 Toll Free

Telephone:                  561-514-5400 Local number

Hours:                         8:00 am to 5:00 pm – Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                   18 years or older.

Intake Procedure:       Call to set up an appointment.

Fees:                           Free.

Services:                     Voluntary program for any man or woman that is homeless (with or without addictions).  Call to set up an appointment and they will tell you where to go for an interview in person.  Does not assist families with children or couples.

Comprehensive Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs, Inc. (C.A.R.P.):

5400 East Avenue

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Telephone:                  561-844-6400

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Eligibility:                    Adults age 18 and older.  Contact agency for more information

Intake Procedure:       Call for appointment.

Fees:                           Sliding scale, based on ability to pay.

Services:                     Emergency evaluation / detoxification services referrals -special unit for Adolescents.

Carl´s Place:

402-404 Gator Drive

Lantana, FL 33462

Telephone:                  561-547-3644 or 561-541-3882

Hours:                         Every day, 24 hours

Eligibility:                   Men and women in recovery from alcohol and/or substance abuse

Intake Procedure:       Contact by phone.

Fees:                           Variable by programs, contact agency.

Services:                     Provides transitional and sober living environment for men and women in recovery from alcohol and/or substance abuse.

Carrington Center:

2800 Broadway

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Telephone:                  561-491-0916

Hours:                         Monday to Thursday  9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Eligibility:                    Adults age 30 and older.  Contact agency for details.

Intake Procedure:       Call for assessment and appointment.

Fees:                           $160/week.  No food provided.

Services:                     Recovery from alcoholism and/or substance abuse.  Also for homeless individuals without addictions able to pay the weekly fee.

Casa de Recuperación:

503 14th Avenue

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Telephone:                  561-804-9913

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Eligibility:                   Men 18 years old or older with drugs or alcohol addiction- Must speak Spanish

Intake Procedure:       Call first – Guidelines to follow

Fees:                           No charge.

Services:                     Recovery from alcoholism and/or substance abuse.  Works with the principles of Alcoholic Anonymous.

Center of Hope:

1577 North Military Trail

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Telephone:                  561-682-1118

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week.

Eligibility:                   Men with alcohol or drug addiction.  Must be referred by another agency.

Client needs state-issued picture ID and Social Security Card for extended stays.

Intake Procedure:       Contact shelter by phone/ in person for basic eligibility criteria.  First come, first served.

Fees:                           Free at the beginning for homeless individuals and 30% of gross income (if there is income coming in) when they start working after recovery.

Services:                     Residential transitional program- recovery programs for drug / alcohol addiction including one for those just out of detox, and another for those who have graduated from a program and are seeking a half-way house type of living situation.  GED preparation and testing; basic adult education; budget management; and interviewing skills.

Cleantime Recovery Inn:

521 South Federal Highway

Lake Worth, FL 33460

Telephone:                  561-547-4357

Telephone:                  561-305-9575

Hours:                         9:30 am – 4:00 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                   Halfway House for men with substance abuse.  Must have photo ID,

Must be alcohol and substance free for 2 days, and no outstanding warrants.

Intake Procedure:       Call first.

Fees:                           $160 per week for rent.

Services:                     Seven NA/AA meetings held on the grounds.  Provides drug testing services.

Clients provide their own food.  Works with the Homeless Outreach Team.

Covenant House of Florida:

733 Breakers Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 Telephone:                  (954) 561-5559

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Eligibility:                   Boys and girls 15 to 21 years old

Intake Procedure:       Walk-in service.

Fees:                           Free.

Services:                     Attention to homeless and runaway teenagers.  Preparation to teenagers 18-21 for independent living.

CWM Ministries:

Formerly known as: Recovery Outreach

628 8th Street

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Telephone:                  561-255-2585

Hours:                         8:00 am – 8:00 pm                 Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                  Men and Women with alcohol or drug addictions or homeless (with or without addictions.)  18 years and older, 48 hours clean, must have some kind of income and willingness to work.

Intake Procedure:       Call first for availability.   Interview and evaluation prior to admission.

Fees:                           $150 admission fees and $150 / week.

Services:                     halfway house.  12 bed facility.  24 hour supervision and monitoring.  12 step groups in house.  Job referrals.  Safe and secure environment for recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.

Discovery House of Delray Beach:

918 SE 2nd Avenue

Delray Beach, FL 33483 Telephone:                  (561) 350-5181

Hours:                         9:00 am to 7:00 pm    Monday to Sunday

Eligibility:                   For men 18 years old or older.  Must remain alcohol and drug free.

Intake Procedure:       Must have a phone interview with the Director of Admissions.

Fees:                           Call for information.

Services:                     Men’s private, residential recovery home- principles of AA and NA 12 step program.

Drug Abuse Foundation of PBC, Inc.:

400 South Swinton Avenue

Delray Beach, FL 33444 Telephone:                  (561) 278-0000

Telephone:                  (561) 732-0800

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Eligibility:                   For men and women 18 years old or older.

Intake Procedure:       Call for assessment appointment.

Fees:                           Sliding scale.

Services:                     Men and women drug and alcohol detoxification center. Long-term or short-term residential rehabilitation center.

Faith Farm:

9538 Highway 441

Boynton Beach, FL 33437

Telephone:                  561-737-2222 (Ask for Men’s Intake)

Telephone:                  561 733-7262

Hours:                         9:00 am – 3:30 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                   Men with drug or alcohol addictions at least 19 years of age

Intake Procedure:      Call for telephone interview, application must be mailed prior to being accepted

Fees:                           Free.

Services:                     Men work in various areas: dock, receiving furniture/donated items, minor repairs,  kitchen, lawn maintenance, laundry, and selling items available to the public.  Bible classes are held 4 days per week, church services.  8 months program, residents are given housing, food, clothing and personal items.  Medical cards are available after 90 days.  Will pick up new applicants at the Boynton Beach Tri-Rail station or the Boynton Beach Mall.  CHRIST CENTERED PROGRAM.

Fern House:

1958 Church Street

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Telephone:                  561-471-0430

Hours:                         9:00 am – 5:00 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                   Men only, at least 18 years old with any type of addiction (drugs or alcohol).

Intake Procedure:       Call first for evaluation and assessment prior to admission.

Fees:                           First week’s rent $203 and $50 administration fee.  Thereafter each week’s rent is $203

Services:                     Six-month program .  They also have an “aftercare” program of 90 days.

Halfway Houses of Florida, Inc.:

1690 Dalinda Lane

West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Telephone:                  561-641-7510

Hours:                         8:00 am – 6:00 pm     Monday – Friday

Eligibility:                  Men with alcohol or drug addictions.

Intake Procedure:       Call first.

Fees:                           $163 per week, $163 Security deposit and $50 Administrative fee.

Services:                     Recovery from alcohol or drug addiction.  Must be willing and able to work.  No controlled substances to be used.

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J.A.Y. Ministries (Jesus and You):

2831 Avenue “S”

Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Telephone:                  561-842-4276

Hours:                         9:00 am – 5:00 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                  Men only.

Intake Procedure:       For men.  Call to discuss – will accept walk-ins if there is an available bed.

Fees:                           Free.

Services:                     A safe haven for men in need.  They offer a 12 month program.  Included –  daily Bible studies.  Placement center which offers to find new locations when they have completed their stay.  There are 2 phases: the Regeneration phase, which lasts 90 days, and the Halfway House, which lasts as long as necessary. CHRIST CENTERED.

Joshua House:

1750 Northeast 4th Street

Boynton Beach, FL 33435

Telephone:                  561-494-0125

Hours:                         8:30 am – 4:30 pm     Monday through Friday.

Eligibility:                   Transitional housing for homeless or indigent 18 years and older.  Males with drug or alcohol abuse.  Must have been through prior treatment within the past 60 days.

Intake Procedure:       Must call first for availability.  Needs referral from a facility or treatment center.  It is a long term commitment program.

Fees:                           Rent – 30% of income.

Services:                     Supportive transitional home for 15 homeless men with substance abuse problems.  Must stay at the facility 2 years to work.

Palm Beach Recovery Coalition, Inc.:

311 North Federal Highway #1

Lake Worth, FL 33460

Telephone:                  561-386-5307

Hours:                         9:00 am – 5:00 pm     Monday through Friday

 

Eligibility:                  For housing:  Men over 18 years old. For substance abuse treatment

Intake Procedure:       Contact by phone to make appointment for assessment.

Fees:                           For transitional living:  $175/week.

Services:                     Transitional living and treatment services for individuals who are homeless or with addiction related disorders.  Transitional living facilities in Royal Palm Beach and West Palm Beach.  Men are provided food, shelter, transportation, job-coaching, recovery-coaching and support counseling, and various treatment programs.

The Phoenix House:

1106 12th Avenue South

Lake Worth, FL 33460

Telephone:                  561-585-2508

Hours:                         9:00 am – 5:00 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                  Men only.  Ages 18 or older.  Must be sober and able to work or receiving disability. Must pass drug test and have a picture ID.

Intake Procedure:       Accepts walk-ins.  It is not mandatory to call first.

Fees:                           $150 admission fee and $150 / week thereafter.

Services:                     25 bed living facility.  Provides a sober environment for men dedicated to recovery from alcohol or drug addiction.  Free transportation to work and church.  Homeless assistance, emergency food and clothing, addictive disorder, life skills training and more.

Rebirth House:

1253 10th Street

Lake Park, FL 33403

Telephone:                  561-396-7969

Hours:                         9:00 am – 5:00 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                  Single Men only.  Ages 18 or older and in recovery for at least 3 months.

Intake Procedure:       Call for an appointment.

Fees:                           Contact facility.

Services:                     Recovery: alcohol or drug addiction.

The Recovery Center:

1750 NE Fourth Street

Boynton Beach, FL 33435

Telephone:                  561-494-0125

Hours:                         Every day, 24 hours

Eligibility                   Homeless or imminent risk of homelessness, HOT appointment scheduled, 18 years or older, willing and able to work.

Intake Procedure:       Contact by phone.

Fees:                           Rent – 30% of income.

Services:                     Shelter; case management; individual and group substance abuse relapse prevention and aftercare counseling; employment assistance; transportation assistance; information and referral.  Free on-site laundry room.

Recovery Resources:

450 Northlake Boulevard, Suite 11

North Palm Beach, FL 33403

Telephone:                  561-882-9821

Hours:                         8:30 am – 5:00 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                  Men 18 years old or older.  Drug free

Intake Procedure:       Call for information.

Fees:                           Depends on the type of treatment.  Call for information.

Services:                     Treatment center—Sober living residents in a 12-step recovery environment.

Regeneration Center / The Tree of Light Center:

2017 Broward Avenue

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Telephone:                  561-655-2204

Hours:                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm     Monday through Friday.

Eligibility:                   Men only.  At least 18 years of age with a drug or alcohol addiction, or an emotional or sexual abuse problem.

Intake Procedure:       Call for an interview.

Fees:                           Free admission.  After 3 ½ months in the program, client graduates to Phase II housing, then must obtain employment.

Services:                     Eight to twelve month structured recovery program for alcoholism and drug addiction.  Bible study daily.  9 Month Commitment to Program CHRIST CENTERED PROGRAM.

Safe Harbor Center:

3335 Forest Hill Blvd.

West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Telephone:                  561- 868-4444

Hours:                         24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Eligibility:                  Boys and girls 10-17 years old who are threatening to run away or are homeless

Intake Procedure:       Contact by phone or go to nearest safe place site, fire station, Domino’s Pizza, Community Center, etc.

Fees:                           No fees charged

Services:                     Must be resident of Palm Beach County.  Not appropriate for those with drug / alcohol dependency / severe mental health problems or those adjudicated delinquent – Provide emergency shelter, youth can access help by going to any safe place site in Palm Beach County – Center provides food, clothing and counseling for youth.

Stand Down House:

4309 Davis Road

Lake Worth, FL 33461

Telephone:                  561-649-9919

Hours:                         7:30 am – 5:30 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                   Male veterans only.  Must be evaluated by VA Hospital and referred if homeless.

Intake Procedure:       Must call first.

Fees:                           If working, 30% of income is required and must save 20% of total income.

Services:                     Recovery program for 90 days.

Stephanie’s Family Sober House

3613 Coconut Road

Lake Worth, FL 33461

Telephone:                  561-502-0305

Hours:                         7:30 am to 5:30 pm     Monday through Friday

Eligibility:                  Men and women, at least 18 years of age with a drug or alcohol addiction.

Intake Procedure:       Call for interview.

Fees:                           $135 / week paid at the time of admission.  Does not include food.

Services:                     Recovery program for alcoholism and drug addiction.

Vetsville Cease Fire House, Inc.:

291 NE 19th Avenue

Boynton Beach, FL 33435

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Telephone:                  561-736-4325

Hours:                         9:00 am to 5:00 pm   Monday – Friday

Eligibility:                   Must be homeless, honorably discharged veteran, with income

Intake Procedure:       Contact by phone.

Fees:                           $125.00 / week.

Services:                     To help disabled / homeless and hungry veterans by providing emergency residential lodging, food, clothing and employment opportunities.

Vita Nova:

1800 South Australian Avenue, Suite # 301

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Telephone:                  561-689-0035

Hours:                         9:00 am to 5:00 pm    Monday to Friday

Eligibility:                   Single male or female 18-24 years old without children, must be resident of PB County.

Intake Procedure:       Call first.  Must fill up an application and be interviewed for assessment.

Fees:                           Free.

Services:         Aging out of foster care/need transitional housing before entering complete independence.  18 month program to become proficient at the skills needed to live on their own. Job placement, counseling, scholarships / continuing education.

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