LIFE AT LIR
LIR operates two houses for men in zip code 20794, one for men in 21046, and one for women in 21046. Each house has five to eight residents.
What to expect at a Living In Recovery residence:
Five recovery activities are required on a weekly basis. These may include, but not limited to, AA/NA meetings, therapy/counseling sessions, Smart Recovery, faith based meetings, etc.
Obtain a sponsor & home group
Random testing for drugs and alcohol
Obtain and maintain employment
Develop a Personal Recovery Plan
Pay rent on a weekly basis
Provide your own food
Weekly house meeting
Share chores, be a good housemate
One or two occupants per bedroom as decided by the House Manager
Daytime guests permitted with prior notice. No overnight guests
LIR strives to empower residents to be responsible and self-sufficient, and to create a family environment of fellowship and support. They are encouraged to develop a Personal Recovery Plan preparing them to transition to more independent living. There is no time limit – most residents stay 6 to 12 months.