Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that the transition to sober living can be difficult and confusing. We compiled a list of frequently asked questions to provide you with the information you need to make your final decision on sober living and your experience as smooth as possible.

If you have any further questions that are not covered here, please feel free to call or contact us. We not only provide the best sober living homes in Philadelphia, but our staff is here to help you with any questions about sober living, preventing relapse, 12 step programs from drug addiction, and anything else you need.

Is South Philadelphia Structured Living right for me?

If you have completed your inpatient or outpatient treatment, sober living may be the right choice for you. South Philadelphia Structured living offers accountability, structure and support for those who hope to stay sober going forward.

Do you offer addiction treatment?

We do not offer addiction treatment. We are a recovery home that helps those who recently completed addiction treatment prevent relapse in the future.

How do I get into your recovery homes?

If you have decided you would like to live with us, you must be referred from an addiction treatment facility such as rehab, detox, outpatient center etc.

How long can I stay?

The maximum amount of time an individual can stay with us is about a year to a year and a half depending on the individual’s specific situation. 

Can I have a job and a vehicle?

We require a two week blackout period before being allowed to start or continue work. For vehicles, you may have one after 30 days.

Can I have visitors?

Immediate family is allowed to visit in living space on the weekends at scheduled times. These times must be made prior to visit.

What are the living conditions like at South Philadelphia Structured Living?

We put our guests first priority. We make sure all living quarters are deep cleaned and spotless for incoming residents.

If you’d like to take a look inside our houses, you can check out our photo gallery.

Where is South Philadelphia Structured Living located?

We are located in the heart of South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, however we welcome guests from anywhere across the United States.

What will I be doing in a sober living facility?

In addition to learning new methods of preventing relapse, we are always planning group activities and trips to make sure you feel comfortable and welcomed in our support network.