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Specific Services

CRBHS assists it's participants in generating positive outcomes and skills development through the immersion into a new recovery culture and the experiential learning activities of operating and maintaining their Living Centers

Life Skills

Skills of daily living including hygiene, budgeting, shopping, recovery management, housekeeping, goal setting and planning.  


Home/Community-Based Life Skills

Skills of daily living training provided in participants' homes or at community-based locations, including businesses and community areas such as parks, public transportation, sidewalks and streets.  Skills provided in home-based settings include routine home maintenance, cooking, living with roommates and home finances.

Basic Employment Skills

Participants learn basic skills including appropriate dress and demeanor, customer service, money handling, routine daily maintenance skills and working in an employment setting with others.

Job Search

Employment search leading to employment in community-based locations.  Activities include using on-line employment search services, completing employment applications, developing resumes networking with others who are seeking or have recently secured employment.


Assistance locating and securing housing, including finding sober housing resources, transitional housing, permanent housing, roommates, and managing roommate relationships

Socialization/Recovery Community

Joining and participating in a community of persons in recovery allows participants to improve their ability to develop and manage and maintain interpersonal relationships, enhance their personal presentation and interpersonal skills and develop a supportive social network.

Educational Presentations

Community-based organizations are invited to present on topics ranging from food and nutrition to HIV prevention, effective job search, peer support skills and other topics selected by the community of peers.

Recreational Skills

The TLC recovery community plans, prepares for and  conducts recreational activities including bar-b-q's, outings, team games, and trips to sites of interest in their communities.  Participants learn how to plan and conduct these activities, how to use community resources, how to live drug-free lifestyles and how recreation contributes to the development of a balanced, healthy life.

Goal Development/Time Management

Peers work together to identify short-term (hourly or daily) steps to take as they work towards the goals identified in their service plans or personal goals that will provide the foundation for meeting their treatment goals. 

Recovery Skill Enhancement

Recovery literature documents the role that participation in creative activities such as arts and crafts improves self-confidence, feelings of self-efficacy, control and adaptability, psychological supports for recovery.  Participants select, plan and complete creative projects, including projects emphasizing art, crafts and interior design.

Advocacy and support

Review of service plans, diagnoses and recovery goals; accompany participants to treatment team meetings or other settings to support them as they advocate for themselves.

Self-Management And Recovery Training

SMART Recovery is the leading self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups.