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We, the group members of the Emersyn House, as recovering alcoholics and addicts, acknowledge the need to set the following rules and expectations to create guidance and stability for our members.


  1. It is strongly encouraged for new members to interact with other members, attend regular meetings, actively participate in Emersyn House, and take other actions towards a higher level of recovery. House Members that fail to actively participate in house activities and fail to strive to their own recovery must leave the house and find another place to live.

  2. For the first 45 days of occupancy, new members are on an 8 pm curfew. Returning home after curfew will result in immediate removal from the program.

  3. For the first 45 days of occupancy, new members are on probation and are not allowed to have stayovers outside of the house. Stayovers are considered anything after 8 PM.

  4. Three stayovers per month outside the house are allowed after 45 days as long as the house manager has approved. There will be a $25 fee charged for a stayover. 

  5. Must attend a minimum of 3 meetings each week for their recovery, i.e. AA/NA, celebrate recovery, etc. Meetings must be completed on different days of the week. 

  6. Must have a sponsor and working a program of recovery.

  7. If you are behind on your program fees you will stay on the New Members Probation until your financial obligations are caught up.


  1. Treat other members and guests as if you would want to be treated. That means respect other member's boundaries.

  2. Keep noise at a considerate level at all times, for not all members are on the same sleeping schedule.

  3. Rooms are subject to room checks at any point and time.

  4. Rooms must be cleaned and beds made by 9 am each day. 

  5. All appliances are to be turned off when not in use.

  6. Members MUST be home by their designated curfew.

  7. House meetings are mandatory weekly.

  8. Chores must be completed.

  9. Any disruptive behavior is subject to a behavioral contract or the expulsion of the disruptive member. Our definition of disruptive behavior is anything that disrupts the harmony of the house, like missing house meetings, violence or threatening behavior, illegal activity, theft, driving w/o license or insurance, probation violations, etc.

  10. If a relapse or disruptive behavior occurs, you will be asked to leave the home immediately.

  11. After one week of occupancy, members must be moving towards work, school, treatment, or anything the house deems productive. By the fourth week, all members must be either working, enrolled in school, involved in treatment, or doing something productive. society. Note: If a member is not working, they then have to be out of the house Monday thru Friday actively looking for work. (9am-3pm)

  12. You will have 30 days to find a job, we will review you every week to see that you are complying with this rule. 

  13. If you are on Parole, Probation or In Drug Court you will follow all the rules set down for you. Failure in doing so, you could be asked to leave the house for disruptive behavior.

  14. Weapons of any kind, including, but not limited to, dart guns, slingshots, blades that exceed 4", handguns, rifles, or any mechanism that could be used to propel any object that could cause harm to person or property, are not allowed on the premises AT ANY TIME. 

  15.  House decisions are made by a majority vote.


  1. Program Fees are due on the FIRST of the month.

  2. Program fees are subject to lates fees if not paid on time

  3. Admissions requires a non refundable deposit and full month paid upfront 

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