Briggs House Information

Essential Criteria for Admittance:

The applicant must

  • have a minimum of 6 months continuous abstinence from alcohol and/or drugs.
  • have a minimum of 3 months of continuous employment and appropriate finances to cover costs of rent, utilities, food, clothing, supplies, personal items, and entertainment.
  • demonstrate a commitment to recovery.
  • demonstrate a commitment to assisting other men in recovery with support and encouragement.
  • demonstrate a commitment to sharing in all aspects of communal and cooperative living with a group of men in recovery.
  • be recommended for approval by the Executive Director of the John W. Clem Recovery House organization.
  • receive a consensus or majority vote of the residents of Briggs House (those living at the house at the time of application).
  • have read the resident handbook and demonstrate that they understand its contents.

Our full Resident Handbook and Application form can be found below:


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