Located in Prescott, Arizona, Anchorage Transitional Living provides safe and structured sober living for men. Steve Emery, who is in recovery, took over as program director in 2011. Emery has many professional credentials in the recovery field. Among them, he is a level I and II recovery coach, a nationally certified life coach and a certified interventionist. At Anchorage Transitional Living, Emery and his staff work hard to sustain a setting that is conducive to recovery.
Accommodations and Amenities
Anchorage Transitional Living accommodates 12 men in three two-bedroom fully furnished apartments in a gray apartment complex, which is shrouded by trees. Clients are paired in rooms, which include twin beds, dressers, a closet and small cabinets. Each apartment has a spacious living room, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, washer and dryer. The living rooms include contemporary furniture and an entertainment center with a TV.
Residents are responsible for their own groceries and meal preparation. Amenities include basic cleaning supplies, Wi-Fi and Dish Network. A house manager lives on the premises.
Rules and Regulations
Potential clients undergo a comprehensive interview to ensure that Anchorage Transitional Living is an appropriate fit. Emery only accepts men who truly want to be at Anchorage, and who are eager to work a 12-step program. Some clients are fresh out of detox, and others have been clean and sober for up to a year before admittance. Clients are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Narcotic medications are not allowed on the premises.
Requirements include attendance at five outside weekly 12-step meetings, participation at the house meeting and performance of household chores. Clients must work or go to school or perform community service. The curfew is 11 pm seven days a week. Clients undergo random drug and alcohol screenings. Relapsed residents are immediately evicted from the premises, to ensure the safety of other clients.
The complex includes a meeting room, fitness center, a horseshoe pit, barbecue area and a carport where outdoor meetings are held, when the weather is warm. Residents participate in a plethora of outdoor activities including bike riding and hiking.
Under the expertise of Emery and his competent staff, Anchorage Transitional Living provides a sober living house where residents form a sense of brotherhood. This house is close to nature, businesses and a plethora of 12-step meetings, allowing residents a chance to have the best of all worlds while they work on their lives, and on building a solid foundation in their recovery.
Anchorage Transitional Living
655 Glendale Ave
Prescott, AZ 86303
Anchorage Transitional Living Cost: $800 (30 days). Reach Anchorage Transitional Living by phone at (928) 273-3936 (cell), (928) 445-4327 or by email at [email protected]. Find Anchorage Transitional Living at Facebook and LinkedIn
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