Structured Sober Living

Transitions in Recovery provides fully supervised, structured living arrangements with a focus on personal accountability and responsibility for men in early recovery.

Transitions in Recovery

Pennsylvania Alliance of Recovery Residences

Transitions in Recovery is a highly structured transitional living program that includes 24/7 supervision, on-site drug and alcohol screening, and a Recovery Enhancement Program provided by East Coast Recovery Services. TiR is a Certified Level III residence by the Pennsylvania Alliance of Recovery Residences (PARR) and abides by the National Alliance for Recovery Residences’ (NARR) National Code of Ethics.

What’s Included?

We provide food, transportation, recreational group activities, frequent drug and alcohol testing and East Coast Recovery Services’ Recovery Enhancement Program in the cost of living at Transitions in Recovery. To facilitate personal responsibility and a family atmosphere, meals are scheduled at regular times — and residents are responsible for preparation and for group clean-up afterward.

Our Standards

Our approach is designed to:

  • Address addiction as a chronic disease process of the brain
  • Help the individual learn to cope with life without relying on a chemical
  • Challenge addictive thinking and behaviors
  • Utilize techniques backed by scientific research
  • Intervene on relapse behavior
  • Incorporate lifestyle changes
  • Utilize peer support to facilitate change
  • Challenge and intervene on impulsive behaviors


Residents are provided fully furnished 2 or 3 bed rooms, with ample closet space and dressers. Towels and linens are also included. The entire house is served by central air. TVs and desktop computers are provided in the common areas. Spacious kitchen, bathroom and shower facilities are shared by the residents. With four large bathrooms, each one is be shared by only 3-4 residents at any given time. Laundry facilities are provided free of charge.


We develop a personalized, confidential recovery plan for each guest and include their family in this process when appropriate.

  • Recovery Enhancement Program
  • Relapse Prevention Workshops
  • Family Support Workshops
  • Spiritual Development groups
  • Referrals for outpatient services
  • Random drug/alcohol testing
  • Vocational Support
  • Budgeting Education
  • Access to off-site 12-step meetings
  • Recovery Community Activities
  • Alumni and renewal programs

Our spacious meeting rooms are soundproofed to provide confidential peer group meetings, workshops, and house meetings.

What We Offer

Transitions in Recovery provides a supportive community environment. East Coast Recovery Services provides Recovery Coaching and a personalized approach to practicing the life skills necessary for long-term recovery. The 90-day minimum with a continued variable length of stay is based on a resident’s ability to meet agreed-upon goals and specific objectives which help them gauge their progress.

Personal Accountability

Residents are expected to observe appropriate and respectful noise restrictions regarding televisions, music players and general conversations, especially in the evenings when others may be sleeping. Smoking is only allowed in the designated smoking area out back. All residents are expected to keep their rooms orderly and clean at all times and to contribute to the cleanliness of common areas. Laundry must be promptly removed when finished in consideration of fellow residents.

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