Based out of Willimantic, Connecticut, Bill’s House is a sober living facility owned and operated by Perception Programs, a larger organization with a number of treatment options for clients with addiction and co-occurring disorders. Men ages 18 years and older are welcome to attend provided they have a minimum 30 days of sobriety.
Accommodations and Amenities
The Bill’s House facility is a discreet residential home with a total of six beds available in shared bedrooms with twin beds, dressers and shared closet space. In addition, the house has shared living room space with a TV, a backyard and a fully-equipped kitchen. Throughout their stay, residents are expected to prepare their own meals.
Rules and Regulations
To stay at the facility, all clients must also attend concurrent outpatient therapy through Perception Programs and participate in regular 12-step meetings. Attendance is also mandatory at weekly house meetings and clients must submit to regular and random drug tests throughout their stay. Lengths of stay vary but after a certain point, clients are also required to seek gainful employment, go to school or participate in volunteer work. All residents are also expected to complete chores and obey a basic house behavioral contract.
In addition to the above, the organization provides some case management services including vocational skills training and other life skills classes. As part of the larger Perception Programs, other treatment options including outpatient and residential treatment options. Case managers can also help clients find permanent housing solutions after they transition out of sober living.
In all, Bill’s House is a basic transitional care option for adult men. The program teaches residents to live independently while encouraging recovery through 12-step meetings and case management sessions. As a treatment option under the umbrella of Perception Programs, a range of ancillary services are available as well. For men in the area looking for an affordable and flexible sober living option, Bill’s House is worth considering.
219 Valley St
Willimantic, CT 06226
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