Our mission is to provide a supportive and transformative environment for individuals in recovery, fostering their personal growth, sobriety, and successful reintegration into society. We are dedicated to helping our residents develop the necessary skills, confidence, and resilience to embrace a substance-free lifestyle and achieve long-term sobriety.
A Letter From Our Founder
Twelve years ago, I found myself at a crossroads in my own life. I had personally experienced the devastating effects of addiction, both in myself and in my loved ones. In the depths of my own struggle, I made the decision to go into treatment, where I discovered the power of a spiritual practice, a strong community, and guidance from those who believed in my potential for recovery.
Driven by the desire to provide others with the same lifeline that had saved me, I made the decision to open Arch To Freedom in 2013. When I started my recovery journey, sober living was just that – living while sober. Wraparound support didn’t exist in the final phase of treatment, and I believed it could be done better. It became my mission to create a program where individuals battling addiction could find solace, understanding, and the necessary tools to rebuild their lives.
I envisioned a place where residents would be enveloped in a nurturing environment, free from judgment, and surrounded by a community of like-minded individuals who were all on a similar journey. It was crucial to me that our program not only focused on abstinence from substances but also placed a strong emphasis on personal growth, self-discovery, and the development of life skills.
Our approach is rooted in the belief that every individual possesses the inherent strength and resilience to find sobriety, given the right tools. We strive to create an atmosphere that encourages self-reflection, personal accountability, and the cultivation of healthy habits. Our team is composed of compassionate professionals who are dedicated to supporting each resident’s unique needs, helping them uncover their potential, and empowering them to build a foundation for lifelong recovery.
As I reflect on the transformative journeys of countless men who have walked through our doors, I am continually inspired. Witnessing the determination that our residents display on a daily basis reinforces my belief in the power of recovery and the potential for a brighter future.
I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as the founder of Arch to Freedom and witness the incredible transformations that take place within our community. The courage and commitment demonstrated by our residents fuel our passion to provide unwavering support, guidance, and resources.
If you or someone you know is seeking a safe and supportive environment for recovery, I invite you to explore Arch to Freedom further. Our doors are always open to those who are ready to embrace change, embark on a journey of healing, and experience the profound joy of lasting sobriety.
My door is always open to those willing to take a first step. Please feel free to reach out to me personally with any questions.
561 – 739 – 4005
Case management is a comprehensive and collaborative approach to support Residents in achieving their goals and accessing the necessary resources and services to improve their well-being. It is a client-centered process that involves assessing needs, developing a plan, coordinating services, and monitoring progress to ensure effective and efficient care.
The case manager serves as a central point of contact, coordinating all aspects of care and advocating for the Resident’s best interests.
While Case Management can involve transportation to and from appointments, support in accessing clinical services, or budgeting and planning, it’s often just a time for mentorship and processing of the struggles a person new to Recovery experiences. Case management can be done on outings, in the house, or during a crisis.
While Arch to Freedom provides in house Case Management and requires all Residents engage in the service for the first three months after enrollment, we work with Clients who are receiving Case Management services from other providers.
Case Management is more comprehensive than sponsorship. Arch to Freedom’s Case Managers are Certified Recovery Coaches who receive on-going training and supervision by a licensed clinician.
Around the Clock Care
As a Level-3 FARR accredited Recovery Program, we provide the highest level of services to our residents, including 24/7 and overnight awake staff.
Medication Compliance Support involves strategies to support residents in adhering to their medication regimens. This includes reminders, pill organizers, medication synchronization, direct oversight or other tools and techniques to help individuals take their medications as prescribed. Adherence support is crucial for optimal therapeutic outcomes and to prevent medication-related complications
Sober celebrations mark significant milestones in residents’ recovery journeys, such as anniversaries of sobriety, regaining driving privileges, developing a career, or program completion. They acknowledge individual achievements, reinforcing the value of sobriety and personal growth. We come together as a community to support these events for all of our Residents.
For Residents without cars or driving privileges, our operations team assists in transportation to clinical and medical appointments, grocery shopping, NA or AA Meetings and support groups. Additionally, all of our residents are offered bicycles for recreation and commuting nearby.
Community events are designed to foster a sense of belonging, connection, and fun among Residents, while promoting a healthy and substance-free lifestyle. These events provide opportunities to engage in social activities, build supportive relationships, and develop new interests. They contribute to the overall therapeutic environment and help residents develop a sense of normalcy in their recovery journey.
Promoting holistic well-being, wellness activities like yoga sessions, meditation classes, or mindfulness workshops are led on a weekly basis. These activities help Residents reduce stress, improve physical and mental health, and develop adaptive coping mechanisms.
Organizing outings to parks, beaches, hiking trails, or recreational centers allows residents to engage in physical activities and enjoy the outdoors.
Workshops on relapse prevention, life skills development, career planning, financial management, or other topics relevant to residents’ recovery and future success are organized based on the needs of the milieu. These workshops provide valuable knowledge, and empower residents to make informed decisions and set meaningful goals.
Spiritual Practices and Coaching
Spiritual events are designed to nurture the internal dimension of recovery, and support residents in deepening their understanding of the Self. These events provide opportunities for residents to find meaning and purpose, and develop a sense of connection to something greater than themselves. Spiritualility encompasses a range of activities and practices that cater to all beliefs and traditions.
Our Residents come from diverse religious and social backgrounds, and we don’t adhere to any single ethos in our spiritual practices. We emphasize unity and common ground rather than a specific faith, denomination, or practice.
Brian Ritter, our Spiritual coach is available to all of our residents to mentor in mindfulness and meditative practices. A student of the spiritual arts for over 20 years, Brian’s services include Tai Chi, Qi Gong, BreathWork and Acupuncture. A Taoist Priest, Brian holds deep beliefs about the efficacy of Indigenous healing traditions.
Our Alumni Services are designed to provide ongoing support and resources for individuals who have successfully completed the Twelve Steps through Arch to Freedom, and transitioned into independent living. These services aim to maintain a connection with alumni, foster continued recovery through service, and guide new residents on their own journeys.
Alumni offer ongoing support and mentorship to current residents in the form of Sponsorship and Speaker Meetings. Peer support from individuals who have successfully navigated the transition to independent living can be invaluable in sustaining long-term recovery.
We host monthly Double-Speaker meetings for all residents at our main house, during which two Arch to Freedom graduates share their experience, strength and hope with current residents. These occasions provide an opportunity for alumni to share their success stories, inspire others, and reinforce the sense of pride and accomplishment in their recovery achievements.
A beautiful oasis for my transition from residential treatment to PHP and moving forward. The support and staff are amazing, genuine and sincere. My home and housemates are awesome. The emphasis of recovery through a strong relationship with AA is a splendid formula for my recovery. I'm very happy my family decided Arch to Freedom as my path to betterment.
The perfect place for someone in recovery. Owner and management care deeply about their clients and consistently go the extra mile to make sure clients are set up for success. Arch to Freedom would be at the top of my list of recommendations to a family member or friend.