Application Process

Our guidelines for applicants can be found below. If you have any additional questions regarding application don't hesitate to contact us


  • Adult male (18+) with a history of substance addiction
  • Applicants must be clean and sober for a minimum of 30 days at time of application
  • Applicants must have completed a residential treatment program within the last 5 years
  • All applicants should be actively engaged in a 12-step fellowship (AA, NA, or CA)
  • Residents must either be employed, or ready and able to begin employment, or be enrolled or attending an educational institution

Application Process:

  • Preferably a referral from an addiction counselor, social worker, or other professional working with the applicant
  • Self-referrals will be considered if the applicant obtains the application form in-person. Please call to arrange an appointment
  • Submit an application form (obtained in-person via appointment)


  • All applicants will be interviewed in person to determine the applicant’s needs, goals, and treatment plan prior to being accepted for residency at Jellinek Society’s recovery house

Wait List:

  • Upon submission of application form the applicant will be entered onto a first-come-first-served wait-list
  • To remain on the wait-list, applicants must make regular contact with Jellinek Society program staff by calling every Monday & Friday.
  • Applicants who have met all requirements will be informed of an admission date as soon as beds become available