Rules

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Alcohol and Drug Testing:

Journeymen will perform weekly scheduled testing as well as random alcohol/drug testing of all Residents, Managers and Supervisors.


It is possible that certain prescribed medications may show as a false positive for medications that are not allowed. If this happens the Resident will be required to change their medication to a product that will not test as such.

BACKGROUND CHECKS:

Journeymen Recovery Homes will run background checks on all potential residents in order to ensure the safety of the other residents.

CANDLES/INCENSE:

Candles and incense are a fire hazard and are not allowed in any Journeymen home. Electric fragrance burners and diffusers welcomed. 

Chores:

Residents will be assigned daily chores (these are mandatory as part of your stay). The chore will be done between the hours of 6PM and 10PM each day. Once the chore has been completed the Resident will sign off on the chore sheet. 

COMMON AREAS

· Residents are not allowed to sleep on the couches at night. 

· There will be no controlling of the TV remote by any one Resident.

· The home computer is for all Residents to use. 

· The noise level on the TV will be tuned down once other Residents in the home have gone to bed. 

All lights, TV’s, radios and ceiling fans are to be turned off when leaving the home. One light will be left on by or close to the entrance door for safety. The exterior door lights will be left on 24 hours a day.

CURFEW POLICY:

Dates of graduated curfew levels will go from anniversary date of arrival to the following corresponding day of the next month. As in February 5 of entry to March 5. We do not count in 30 days increments. Curfews begin at 10PM and graduate up to 11PM. Curfew extensions are available at the 10:30 curfew level and above. Rent must be current for curfew extensions. 

PASSES:

Weekend passes area available to all residents that have been with Journeymen for a period of 31 days or longer. The weekend is defined as Friday & Saturday returning on Sunday. Rent must be current for passes.

Employment/School:

Residents are required to be either employed, volunteer for a non-profit or be in school. School student’s rent will follow the schedule as laid out in the “Rent Rule”. Residents are required to be off the property from 9AM - 4 PM Monday thru Friday, to seek employment. Residents on disability must volunteer a minimum of 15 hours a week at a local non-profit.

Laundry:

All Residents re required to do their laundry weekly. As a general Rule laundry is not allowed after 10PM so as to not disturb the other Residents. The lint screen will be cleaned after every use. The Resident must stay in the home as the laundry is being done. There will be no leaving of clothes in the washer or dryer.

Loans/Borrowing:

The Residents are encouraged not to share their clothes, personal property, loaning money, borrowing vehicles, including bikes by house residents. You should not “give” to another resident more than you are willing to lose. This is a risk you take when you place your property in their care. It is STRONGLY SUGGESTED that the loaning of money not happen. Journeymen will not be the collector of money loaned to another Resident.

Lockers:

Journeymen provides lockers for all Residents to use. Residents are required to supply their own lock. The following should be kept in the lockers. 

· All medication will be kept in their lockers. 

· All money or wallets. 

· Any other valuables.

Journeymen will not be held liable for any personal property brought into Journeymen Recovery Homes. Residents do so at their own risk.

Medications:

Journeymen does accept all “prescribed” maintenance plans including Suboxone, Subutex, Vivitrol, Naloxone, etc. Journeymen does not accept Methadone.  Proof of prescribed plans must be produced either by prescription or bottle with the name of the resident on it.  Only Strattera is allowed for ADD & ADHD.  All other prescribed medications will be non-narcotic. Journeymen does not allow any narcotics, benzodiazepines, amphetamines, muscle relaxants, Benadryl, alcohol products, kava products, Kratom, CB oil, etc.


Journeymen is not licensed to handle any medication however the Resident will produce the medication and count the medication in front of Management when requested. 


The following is a  list of medications that are not allowed in Journeymen:

Amytal, Ativan, Adderall

Buprenex, Benadryl

Codeine (any form), Concerta

Diazepam, Dalmane, Darvon, Dexedrine, Dolene, Dolopine

Evekeo

Florinal, Focalin

Halazepam, Hydrocodone

Klonopin

Librium, Lortab

Morphine (any form), Mepergan, Methadone

Nembutal

Opana, Oxycontin

Phenobarbital, Paxipam, Percocet, Percodan, Percolone, Propoxyphene, Prozac

Quillirant

Restoril, Ritalin, Roxicodone

Seconal, Serax, sedated

Tunal, Tranzene, Tylox, Tylenol #3, Tramadol, Trazadone

Valium, Vicodin, Vyvanse

Xanax

Zetran

OVER THE COUNTER:

Robitussin A-C, Triple C  

ALCOHOL PRODUCTS: Nyquil, Mouthwash (non-alcoholic is approved), Cough Syrup, Rockstar or Monster energy drinks.Consummation of any of these energy drinks either on or off of Journeymen property is prohibited. 

Personal Property Inspections:

Residents agree to allow Journeymen the right to inspect the following: 

1) Upon arrival any and all packages brought onto the property. 

2) Any personal items and bedrooms at any time. 

3) Any personal vehicle(s) on property. 

Pregnancy:

Any female Resident that is pregnant upon entering or becomes pregnant after entering Journeymen is allowed to stay at Journeymen until 7 months pregnant. It is highly suggested that the Resident apply to the Kelly House for assistance with their pregnancy.

The Kelly House provides individual and group counseling to overcome substance abuse. The program also teaches women parenting skills and helps recovering addicts find housing and employment. The facility was custom-designed, with individual bedrooms, a common kitchen, a day-care center, living room, and offices. It is staffed around the clock, seven days a week.

Rent Obligation:

Upon your acceptance and entrance into Journeymen Recovery Homes, you are agreeing to the following; to pay Journeymen Recovery Homes a non-refundable Entry Fee of $200.00 along with a $135.00 Deposit for a total of $335.00. All Residents are required to have a deposit with Journeymen. The Resident will be eligible for the deposit to be refunded after a 90-day stay at the home, provided the Resident gives a 7 day’s notice to vacate. 


Clients that are on SSI are required to pay their entire rent at the beginning of the month. SSI Clients do not pay an Entry Fee. The $135.00 deposit is required. 


Those individuals that are active duty military or veteran may enter Journeymen with no Entry Fee. A DD214 must be provided for veterans and a military ID must be provided for active duty personnel. The Deposit of $135.00 is required.


The rent runs from Saturday through Friday. The weekly rent of $135.00 is due every Friday from that point on. All weekly rent must be paid every Friday unless other arrangements have been made. Rent will be paid by Money Order, Cash or any Major Credit Card. There is a 5% surcharge for the processing of all credit cards. No personal checks will be accepted. There will be a $25.00 charge for any checks that are return for insufficient funds or stopped payments. Journeymen will use all legal means to collect on bad debts. 

Signing OUT and IN: 

For the full duration of your residency you are required to sign-out when leaving the premises, and sign-in upon return. You must be specific about where you are going when signing out. If you are going to be late from your estimated time of arrival (ETA) you must call Rose, Chip. Notifying the House Manager or House Supervisor will not be accepted. 

Smoking/Vapes:

Smoking is not allowed in any part of the house INCLUDING E-cigs. All smoking is to be done outside in the designated smoking areas. All cigarette butts are to be properly discarded in the butt can or ashtray not on the ground. There will be no smoking in garages or by doorways. 

Stealing:

Any Resident caught taking money, cigarettes, food, food products (coffee, sugar, creamer) or personal items without permission will be terminated immediately.

Telephone:

Phones, both house and personal cell phones are to be used in a manner that does not disturb other house members. Loud phone talk is not acceptable in a group living environment, so it's important that you keep your voice level down while on the phone.


The house phone is for all to use and will be kept in the room designated for that phone. The ringer on the house phone will not be tampered with. The ringer is set on high. When the phone rings any Resident in the home is required to answer it.

12 Step Meeting: Attendance & Sponsorship:

The house resident is required to attend six (6) AA, NA or Celebrate Recovery meetings per week including the mandatory meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM. Daily meeting attendance is required during the entire duration of the Resident’s stay.


The Resident must obtain a 12 Step program sponsor within your first two weeks of residency. You must provide the name and phone number of your sponsor to Rose, Chip or Ray as soon as you have obtained one. Having a sponsor is a vital part of your program of recovery.

Visitors:

Visitors are allowed on property Sunday through Thursday and are to leave the property by 10 PM every night & Friday and Saturday by MIDNIGHT. No visitors will be allowed on property before 9AM. Visitors are not allowed to “hang out” while waiting on a ride somewhere. That is not visiting. All visitors including family must be off the property by the designated times. Visitors are not allowed in the bedrooms. Non-family opposite sex visitors are not allowed in the home. Same sex partners are not allowed in the home. 


** SITTING IN VISITOR VEHICLES IS NOT ALLOWED **


Male residents of Journeymen are not allowed inside of the women's home or to hang out on the property. Female residents of Journeymen are not allowed inside of the men's homes or to hang out on the property. 

Children

For those that have children, visitation is allowed with a 7-day notice to Rose or Chip. The children should be of the same sex of the home “male/male or female/female”. Rose or Chip  are the only ones who may give permission for children to have weekend visitation with their parent. If granted, the visit will be granted for a Friday and/or Saturday “ONLY”. Week long visits will not be allowed. The parent is responsible for the child’s, food, beverage & bathing supplies. It is not up to the rest of the residents to feed or babysit the child. If these rules are violated even once then visitation for the parent will not be allowed in the future.