Whether you have questions about starting a sober living house or operating a recovery home for individuals seeking continued substance abuse treatment, it's important to establish a sober living or halfway house business plan. This article covers topics that range from local ordinances, city, county, and state regulations, permit requirements, and more.
Business Plan Establishment
Sober Living And Halfway House Business Plan
Permit And License Requirements
Every state, county, and city have different regulations for drug and alcohol programs. It's important to understand your local city or county regulations for operating a drug or alcohol program. In the state of California, licensure is required by the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) for any residential facility that offers the following non-medical services:
If you plan to operate a recovery home and require that all residents refrain from drug and alcohol consumption and don't provide any of the above services it's not required by law to secure licensing. Common names that are used for sober living homes and halfway houses:
Depending on whether or not the homes mention above are a business, permits or clearances may be required in order to file taxes.