Foundation House is a 12-step based men’s only sober living in Flagstaff, Arizona. Highly structured, it requires all residents to have accountability and focus on their sobriety while also learning how to give back to the community and be a productive member of society.
Accommodations and Amenities
The clients of Foundation House reside in a large industrial style building on the second floor above several businesses in a busy area of Flagstaff. Clients have dorm style bedrooms and several shared areas of the facility. There is a kitchen on site where clients prepare dinner for each other on a revolving schedule, and all other meals are the responsibility of each individual. Clients are receive a personal storage area upon arrival where they can keep their snacks and other necessities. There is a living room with a TV, however there is no TV allowed except for Sundays.
Rules and Regulations
Clients stay at Foundation House for six months on average and attend mandatory AA meetings every day. Within two weeks of moving into the house clients are required to have a sponsor, a job or be going to school for a minimum of six hours per day, however they are not allowed to be out of the house between the hours of 6 pm and 6:30 am. If by the end of the two weeks a sponsor is not selected by the client, the house manager chooses one for him.
There are regular drug screenings and property searches, and a mandatory quiet time after 9 pm. In addition, there is a dress code the men must adhere to and profanity of any kind is not permitted.
The daily schedule includes early morning wake up, prayer and meditation, and at least one 12-step meeting. On certain days clients can skip their AA meeting to have a meet up with their sponsor. Other required meetings and events include fellowship, Big Book study, softball and BBQs.
Foundation House is operated by sober house managers who have gone through similar experiences.
Flagstaff’s Foundation House offers a good starting point for men who are new to sobriety and need the support of a like minded environment that requires them to take charge of their lives and make healthy choices. A solid sober living situation can be a great first step in recovery and Foundation House is no exception.
2410A E Route 66
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Foundation House Cost: $500 (per month). Food fees not included. Reach Foundation House by phone at (928) 774-8845. Find Foundation House on Facebook
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