Bay House Review
Located in San Diego, California, Bay House provides sober living for women. Their mission is to provide safe and structured housing, while clients rebuild their lives, and build a strong foundation in recovery.
Accommodations and Amenities
Bay House has a seven-bed capacity, and is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood. The ranch-style house is centered between the Interstate 5 and 805 freeways in close proximity to San Diego Mesa College, shopping areas and Mission Bay Park. Residents are paired in comfortably furnished rooms, which include twin beds, country style nightstands and dressers.
The women are responsible for their own groceries, and meals are prepared in fully equipped kitchens. Amenities include paper supplies, laundry room, Wi-Fi, satellite cable TV, air conditioning, a landline phone, parking and laundry detergent. The house includes friendly canines, and a residential manager lives on the premises. Smoking is permitted in the backyard only, and an ashtray is designated for cigarette butts.
Rules and Regulations
Prior to admission, clients must completed detox and pass an alcohol and drug-screening test. Additionally, drug testing is conducted daily. Requirements to stay in the house include performing daily chores, adhering to a 12-step program of recovery and acquiring, plus working the steps with a sponsor. Clients must be out of bed by 8 am Mondays through Fridays. Rooms must be kept tidy, beds must be made, and chores must be done by 10 am. While not mandatory, some of the women attend an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).
The curfew is 10 pm Sundays through Thursdays, and 1 am on Fridays and Saturdays. Forbidden behaviors include sexual relationships between residents, theft of any kind, violence, threats and abusive conduct. Residents who relapse must leave the house for a minimum of 72 hours, and are admitted back on a case-by-case basis. A second relapse warrants an immediate eviction from the premises. All the women must sign in and sign out when they are entering or leaving the premises.
While residents are allowed to have visitors between 9 am and 1 pm Saturdays, and 11 am and 3 pm Sundays, the house manager must be on the premises. Additionally, visitors must sign a liability waiver, and are subject to drug testing. Men must use the downstairs bathroom. Sponsors are allowed to visit the house seven days a week between the hours of 9 am to 9 pm.
Bay House is an affiliate of the San Diego Sober Living Coalition, which demands high standards from members.
Bay House offers high quality, safe and structured housing for newly clean and sober women. Clients live in a structured environment, one that teaches accountability, as well as helps clients to focus on their recovery. Bay House does not disclose their address, for the safety and privacy of clients.
Bay House Sober Living Location
Bay House Sober Living
San Diego, CA 92117
Bay House Sober Living Cost
$800 (30 days, not including a $100 deposit). Reach Bay House Sober Living by phone at (619) 928-8376 or by email.
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