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Welcome to Playa Del Rey Sober Living Sober Living Home for Men in Los Angeles, CA

Our Playa Del Rey sober living home is centrally located near the beach, downtown, and LAX international airport. Playa Del Rey, a neighborhood located in Southern California, is a safe, mostly residential, beachside community. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west, Playa Vista to the northeast, Westchester to the east, and El Segundo to the South, Playa Del Rey offers residents access to the entirety of the Southern California region.

Young men living at our Playa Del Rey area location have access to a wide variety of nearby resources. Playa Del Rey is home to a thriving addiction recovery community. Residents of our sober living home attend daily 12-step meetings in Playa Del Rey and adjacent neighborhoods. The neighborhood is also centrally located so residents can easily meet their other recovery needs, including psychiatric and medical help.

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We are proud to provide a sober living atmosphere for young men who are making their way out of addiction. Our Playa Del Rey location is the perfect place to call home while you continue your lifelong journey of recovery.

Places worth visiting in and near Playa Del Rey

While sober fun may seem like an oxymoron to a newly sober person, the vast offerings of Playa Del Rey may change your mind. Going out and enjoying life is possible for sober young men, and it’s vastly easier when they have the support of the sober community that residents cultivate at Design for Recovery. Beyond the pressing needs of addiction recovery, our sober living in the Playa Del Rey  area grants residents access to a multitude of fun activities and attractions. Residents take trips to the park to blow off steam. Grocery stores and other shopping centers are only a short walk away. Playa Del Rey is also a short drive away from a number of different well-known destinations. These include:

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Design for Recovery’s Playa Del Rey sober living home provides a safe and comfortable base for young men to involve themselves in the community and to thrive as new and growing individuals.

Built in 2007 with a dramatic architectural style, our Playa Del Rey home offers all modern amenities. This spacious home boasts almost 4,500 square feet. With 5 bedrooms, the residence offers residents the best in luxury living. Bedrooms feature walk-in closets, distressed hardwood flooring, and balconies. Each bedroom comes with its own private bathroom, which has granite counters, multiple showerheads, and tumbled travertine tile.

The family room, which residents use to relax and hold house meetings, has its own fireplace and a skylight. Perhaps more importantly, this is where our entertainment system is. Boasting a high-end television and surround sound, residents often congregate in the family room for recreation. Built-in bookshelves offer residents opportunities to educate themselves or get lost in a story. A sliding glass door opens up to a patio and yard, where residents often go to exercise or blow off steam.

The kitchen is designed for gourmet cooking, and residents take advantage of its cutting edge appliances to cook healthy and delicious meals for themselves — and often for the house residents as a group. Granite counters, a center island, stainless steel appliances, and a walk-in pantry make it ideal for any budding chef. An eating area with a bay window offers residents a relaxing alcove in which to dine together.

Living in such a nice home can in some ways feel like a luxury vacation, but at Design for Recovery we see this as an opportunity for growth, skill-acquisition, and character-building as well. Residents work daily to maintain the home. Daily chores and cleaning duties allow them to take responsibility for their own living arrangements. While new residents may at first find this arduous, given enough time, most of our young men come to take pride in making their own home clean, comfortable, and livable.

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Sober Living Services for Residents at Playa Del Rey

Through the application of a supportive community and an environment that uses principled living as the main ingredient for change, design for recovery helps young men find a passion for life within themselves.

Our Mission at Playa Del Rey Sober Living Home

Design for Recovery implements a structured, 12 Step-based program centered on the principles of honesty, integrity, accountability, responsibility, and service to rebuild lives. We understand that addiction is a complicated disorder that affects all aspects of a person’s life. We also recognize that achieving sobriety is about more than merely staying away from addictive substances; real sobriety is an ongoing process involving rebuilding ones life from the ground up. We aim to provide our residents with the skills and tools they need to live happy, free, and prosperous lives in sobriety. While developing these skills, residents repair relationships and reflect on the underlying issues that drove them to addiction.

However, no one gets sober alone. Addiction is often referred to as a disease of isolation. As such, we believe it is crucial that residents recover in a community context, forging relationships with other young men who are similarly committed to living quality sober lives. The relationships that young men develop at Design for Recovery remain with them years after graduation. As residents work on their own recovery, they place themselves in a stronger position to help others and become mentors and leaders in the recovery community. At Design for Recovery, we believe that a sober social support system is not only a strong bulwark against relapse — but also the foundation for a joyous life down the road.

Frequently Asked Questions

Sober living is a great way to transition from inpatient care to independent living post-treatment. It reinforces the lessons learned in rehab while providing social support and helping prepare for the daily challenges of life.
The cost of sober living varies depending on the location, how much structure the program offers, and what benefits and amenities are available. For example, some sobriety houses include weekly drug testing, transportation to 12-Step meetings, and employment support—and these extra services come at a higher price than places that don’t offer them. But often it’s cheaper to live in a sobriety house than to go solo because rent is split among several people.

It really depends on the individual and their progress in recovery. Some people may need to stay in a sober living home in Playa Del Rey for a few months, while others may need to stay for a year or more.

Sober living homes in Playa Del Rey can improve the chances of remaining abstinent following inpatient treatment. They provide social support for individuals with similar goals. They are safe and structured environments that nurture and prepare the individual for reentry into the real world. Some of the most important benefits that residents receive in sober living homes include:
  • Constant guidance and support
  • A strong sober social support system
  • Improved life skills
  • A smoother transition to independent living
  • Lowered risk of relapse
  • A safe, trigger-free space to pursue recovery
  • Help to find employment
  • Improved relationships with friends and family

Some homes have specific rules about pets, such as breed or size restrictions. Some studies show that pets can play a huge role in addiction recovery. Pets provide companionship, love, and support during this difficult time. While pets are not allowed in all sober living homes, many do allow pets.

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Yes, sober living homes in Playa Del Rey provide the structure and support that residents need to get back on their feet and find a job.

Close family members are free to visit the sober living at any time, though it is recommended that they contact the house in advance to discuss their visit with the house manager.

Design For Recovery also organizes regular events during which family members are invited to congregate with house members.

Regulations around using cell phones vary considerably. At Design For Recovery, we limit cell phone access for residents in the early days of their recovery. This gives them the opportunity to focus on their present circumstances and the present moment, cultivate real relationships with fellow house members, and look inward.

A few things to expect at Playa Del Rey sober living:
  1. Sober livings help residents to develop healthy routines and habits that support their sobriety.
  2. Sober living homes promote independence. While residents are expected to follow rules and guidelines, they are also encouraged to take responsibility for their own sobriety and recovery.
  3. Sober living homes provide a safe and supportive environment. Residents can expect to feel safe and supported while they are in a sober living home.

Residents must agree to remain drug and alcohol-free while living in a sober living home. Staff members administer drug screenings regularly to ensure that this fundamental rule is being followed. Staff members also enforce several sober living house rules designed to ensure a safe and healthy environment for residents. They also help connect residents with any recovery-related resources they might need and assist them in addressing underlying issues that may be motivating their substance abuse.

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