The cost of sober houses in Palm Beach County can depend on a number of variables. The benefit of sober houses over halfway houses is the fact that in sober houses, there is no limit on the amount of time one can spend there. So long as the patient can pay for the housing, and abide by the house’s rules, they can stay for as long as they need. The purpose of sober houses is to help addicts not only recover from their addiction, but to rehabilitate their lives. Patients can often self-fund their stay at sober houses by getting jobs of their own. Generally insurance companies will not cover the cost of living at a sober house.
Sober house pricing generally includes not only the price of the housing itself, but several amenities associated with sober living. These can include:
- Recovery programs
- 24-hour support
- Paid utilities such as cable, internet, and power
- Assistance with finding employment
Price is dependent upon the level and quality of amenities provided by the houses, as well as the style of housing. Some sober houses are a single large building that provides accommodation for up to 200 residents at a time, while other houses are comprised of smaller individual homes that can accommodate a much smaller number of residents–generally three to five individuals. The larger, bunker-style sober houses tend to be lower in price, while houses that offer private bedrooms are higher.
Most sober houses offer pricing both by the week or by the month, with some having a minimum stay requirement ranging between a few months to a year. Renting by the month rather than by the week tends to offer a slight discount in pricing. The cost of rent in sober houses in West Palm Beach County is comparable to renting an apartment there. Prices for one month’s stay in a sober house typically range between $800 and $1400 (in comparison, the average cost of a two-bedroom apartment in West Palm Beach County is approximately $1300.) There are, however, some sober houses in West Palm Beach that are far more upscale, offering detailed rehabilitation programs, on-site doctors and therapists, medical treatment, and other amenities, which can cost as much as $3000 per month. Ours is $200 per week.
Overall, the cost of sober houses in Palm Beach County are relatively affordable, especially given most of the sober houses help their tenants find steady employment which helps pay for the cost. For addicts in need of help, sober houses provide a cost-effective, safe, and helpful way of recovering from addiction and integrating successfully into society as a recovered addict.
If you’re ready to start your new life, call us today at 561-929-6900.