5-Minutes Away from St. Pete Beach, America's #1 Beach and Awesome Meetings Sober Living for Men in St. Petersburg Live Your Best Life. Opportunity Shines in St Pete. Come discover a true community of men dedicated to recovering from drug and alcohol addiction at Real Recovery St. Petersburg. Along with beautiful, award-winning beaches, a rich historic culture, top-rated restaurants, and endless indoor and outdoor attractions, St. Petersburg’s recent economic revitalization means you can expect not only a great place to live but one where you can start a career as you focus on building a strong foundation for your recovery.Our St. Petersburg sober living communities offer residents access to everything they need to be successful in recovery. Much to Love About Our St. Petersburg Sober Living Community Amenities 24/7 access to onsite recovery experts that provide guidance, support, and accountability when it matters most Newly renovated living spaces, with granite kitchen countertops, modern appliances, and ample pantry space Washer and dryer in each unit Spacious living and dining room areas Large comfy leather couches, high speed internet, and HD smart TVs in each living room to relax and watch football or your favorite Netflix series Large industrial grill always filled with propane, ready for you to show off your barbecue skills (located by our pool) Great location with essential shops and 12-step meetings nearby 100 feet from major transit routes with easy access to meetings 24/7 access to onsite recovery experts that provide guidance, support, and accountability when it matters most Newly renovated living spaces, with granite kitchen countertops, modern appliances, and ample pantry space Washer and dryer in each unit Spacious living and dining room areas Large comfy leather couches, high speed internet, and HD smart TVs in each living room to relax and watch football or your favorite Netflix series Large industrial grill always filled with propane, ready for you to show off your barbecue skills (located by our pool) Great location with essential shops and 12-step meetings nearby 100 feet from major transit routes with easy access to meetings Hundreds of available job opportunities nearby 5 minutes from Downtown St. Pete and St. Pete Beach Random breathalyzer and drug tests (2x per week) Sober Living Program Costs Due on the first business day of each month One time $150 administration fee due during intake Utilities are included with program fees (electricity, water, high-speed internet, and trash) All drug and breathalyzer testing are included as part of the monthly program fee Monthly barbecues, cookouts, and holiday dinners are complimentary Free monthly gym pass (must attend 3x per week to remain eligible) Hundreds of available job opportunities nearby 5 minutes from Downtown St. Pete and St. Pete Beach Random breathalyzer and drug tests (2x per week) Sober Living Program Costs Due on the first business day of each month One time $150 administration fee due during intake Utilities are included with program fees (electricity, water, high-speed internet, and trash) All drug and breathalyzer testing are included as part of the monthly program fee Monthly barbecues, cookouts, and holiday dinners are complimentary Free monthly gym pass (must attend 3x per week to remain eligible) Real Recovery Sober Living St. Petersburg Address: 5401 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33707Hours: 10:00 am – 6:00 pmPhone: (727) 290-9156 Directions Nearby Alcohol Anonymous & Narcotics Anonymous Meeting Locations Finding quality AA or NA meetings when you’re new to an area can feel like a daunting task, especially when not all meetings are created equal… some are undoubtedly better than others, right? Here are the best Alcohol Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings near Clearwater’s sober living home that come highly recommended by our residents.The Central Office of Pinellas County Intergroup Website – Check for Local AA Meetings & News. Alano Beach Club Address: 4615 Gulf Blvd #112, St Pete Beach, FL 33706Just a short car or bus drive away, Alano is one of the best meeting spots for residents at our St. Petersburg location. Meetings daily at 7:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 5:30 PM, and 8:00 PM; with a Young Peoples meeting every Friday at 8:00 PM. Great place to find quality long-term sobriety and sponsors. Directions Blind Pass Group Address: 7815 Blind Pass Rd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706The nearest meeting spot for St Pete residents, the Blind Pass Group has meetings at 12:00 PM, 5:30 PM, and 8:00 PM every day. Great place to find quality long-term sobriety and sponsors. Directions Gulfport Beach Sunset Meeting Address: 5700 Shore Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707Sunday – Friday AA meeting at 8:00 PM, relax with a group of laidback alcoholics, and meet new friends. Directions Trinity Lutheran Church Address: 401 5th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701Located in the heart of Downtown St. Pete, you’ll find a mix of daily AA and NA meetings with larger than average attendance in the evenings. Directions Job Resources for our St. Pete Recovery Residence Clients CareerSource - St. Petersburg Office Address: 3420 8th Avenue South St. Petersburg, FL 33711Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pmPhone: (727) 608-2512CareerSource Pinellas offers a full range of career planning services for professional and entry-level candidates, including career orientation; turnkey resource centers that assist in the candidate’s job search; career fairs; interviewing techniques; labor market information specific to occupations and industries in demand as well as resume building tips, salary and wage information and more; and professional networking. The career centers are conveniently located throughout Pinellas County in Tarpon Springs, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg. Directions Education Opportunities at Real Recovery Sober Living in St. Petersburg We encourage every resident that can, to continue their education, even if it’s only a couple of classes each semester. Pursuing a degree and obtaining relevant certifications is one of the best ways to improve your economic mobility (ability to increase your income), quality of life, become self-sufficient, learn new skills, and prepare yourself for today’s evolving job market needs.Did you know that as a resident at Real Recovery you can receive an exemption that covers the cost of tuition and access fees to attend St. Petersburg College? It’s true!It gets better – our St. Petersburg sober living community is a short 19-minute bus ride (5 minutes by car) from SPC’s St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus.St. Petersburg College has something called a “Homeless Fee Exemption” program which is part of a statewide program (§ 31009.25, Fla. Stat.; 2020) to help individuals and families who want to create a better life but are experiencing less than ideal circumstances. Before you say, well I’m not homeless… well put your ego aside, remember we’re working on a program of willingness, honesty, and humility. Real Recovery is by definition “transitional housing” which means all residents meet the federal definition of “homeless.” The University of South Florida also has a Homeless Tuition Waiver program, so if you’re interested in attending a more prestigious university then check out USF’s St. Petersburg Campus (a 30-minute drive from our Clearwater sober living house).If you’re interested in continuing your education, our dedicated staff will help you make that a reality. This is one area we cover during intake where we discuss your goals – recovery, personal, professional, and education-wise. What do sober people do in St. Pete? Anyone who has lived in or around St. Petersburg knows all about it’s upcoming trendy and hipster brewery scene, it’s no secret that Tampa Bay is a renowned party hot-spot in Florida, so it’s not surprising that some in early recovery find it difficult to find fun attractions that don’t center around booze. We’ve done the hard work for you and compiled a list of plenty of cool things to do in Tampa, that don’t involve drugs or drinking.Looking for the top things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend? Check these lists: The Tampa Bay Times Events Calendar Visit Florida's Top Things to Do in Pinellas County TripAdvisor’s - Things to Do in St. Petersburg Eventbrite’s - Things to Do in St. Petersburg Meetup - Find a group in Saint Petersburg Sober Vacations and Groups The sky’s the limit when it comes to the variety of recovery centered vacation opportunities available. Whether you’re looking for a cruise, a safari, a beach-side resort, or a budget-friendly excursion, several companies or groups offer sober alternatives. Travel Sober, Sober Vacations, and Sober Celebrations all cater to those in 12-step recovery and their families. These adventures include worldwide cruises, safaris, beach vacations, and more. These companies provide not only great destinations but 12-step meetings and speakers on recovery, as well. Sober Travelers offers some budget-friendly options like camping trips and music festivals, as well as cruises and other activities. Meetup offers many sober meetup groups around the world. Clean Fun Network is a Facebook group for those who want to have fun while enjoying a clean, sober lifestyle. Don’t forget to consider all the outings you can plan on your own, such as visiting a wellness or meditation retreat, museum outings, cultural events, hiking, camping, ski trips, road trips, picnics, and much more. Coming Soon: Outpatient Rehab Recognizing the diverse needs of individuals grappling with addiction, we provide an intensive outpatient program (IOP) and a partial hospitalization program (PHP) through Real Recovery. These structured programs are tailored to support our residents at every stage of their recovery journey. Our commitment doesn’t end with providing a safe and supportive environment; we extend our services to top-notch outpatient rehab in Tampa for those who require consistent therapeutic interventions without the confines of inpatient treatment. At our St. Petersburg sober living, our aim is holistic recovery, ensuring everyone has access to the resources and support needed to thrive. See What Our Residents Have to Say About Real RecoveryWe believe that everyone that wants to get sober should have the opportunity to do so in a safe, clean, and respectable environmen. Check out our testimonials Finally a sober living that is about helping people on the road to recovery, that adheres to a set of strict standards to ensure the comfort and safety of the clients over an extra dollar being made. These guys practice integrity in an industry riddled with greed. They take sobriety very seriously and operate with professionalism.Ethan Svia Google - St. Petersburg PropertyI have struggled for many years with a debilitating case of untreated alcoholism , until I made the life changing decision to come to Real Recovery St.Pete. With the support of staff, and residents alike, I am still sober sober 13 months later. I can not say enough good things about this place! Thank you Real Recovery!Kyle Kvia Google - St. Petersburg PropertyI have been to other Sober Living houses and Real Recovery is the best. They drug test to keep people honest. They make sure clients are responsible and clean their house. The House Managers are awesome. If you are serious about recovery this is a great place to live. Several meetings on site.Dan Bvia Google - Clearwater PropertyReal Recovery is the best choice in all regards. Their facilities are amazing, the amount of work and money the owner puts into his properties is unmatched. The programs they have are also the best. House managers are also super involved, go to the same meetings and know what is going on with the clients. Jonathan Avia Google - North Tampa PropertyI recently moved into Real Recovery and I have been very impressed! I came from a sober living situation in St. Pete but moved back home to Bradenton. If you are looking for a clean, sober living environment - this is it! Mark is a very open and relatable person to talk to. The men here are open, eager to help, and make you feel welcome.Rob Bvia Google - Bradenton-Sarasota PropertyI been in Real Recovery of Tampa for a month now and it was by far the best decision I ever made after completing 30 days of inpatient rehab at Turning Point. RR is teaching me how important it is to make friends in recovery and to get out of my comfort zone. Thank you to for welcoming and helping me on this journey in recovery.Bob B Jrvia Google - Tampa Property "Half measures availed us nothing." -AA Big Book Why Ambitious Men Choose Us Real Recovery is a growing community of sober living homes located in the Tampa Bay area. Our properties are located throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota County). We offer a safe environment where men who are serious about recovering from the seemingly hopeless disease of alcoholism and addiction can build a new way of life filled with purpose, among likeminded sober peers.Real Recovery provides an affordable and realistic structure built upon the principles of 12-step recovery programs to afford each resident a safe, supportive, and drug-free environment with personalized treatment plans to achieve their long-term goals and lasting sobriety. Learn About Our Approach Nationally Accredited & Licensed Recovery ResidenceReal Recovery is an accredited and licensed sober living residence with onsite certified recovery specialists that are active members of a 12-step program. Reinforce Accountability with Random Drug TestsRandom breathalyzers, drug tests, and curfew checks ensures our sober living program provides a clean environment, where everyone is accountable for their recovery. Modern, Clean & Dignified Apartment-Style LivingModern renovated apartment and townhome-style sober living homes with all the amenities residents need to succeed in sobriety and maintain gainful employment. We're Driven To Succeed in Every Aspect of LifeOur clients work, attend school, or volunteer, and participate in Real Recovery’s community events. We are an active sober community with a sense of camaraderie. Need Help Choosing a Sober Home Location? Whether you want to be close to home, work, the beach, or right next door to a university, one of our properties is sure to align with your goals in sobriety. My loved one is looking for sober living...Find a sober home for my loved one I’m looking for sober living...Help me find the right sober home While we all suffer from a common denominator – the disease of addiction and maladaptive coping mechanisms, many of us have walked different paths to arrive at the doorstep of recovery.Our highly trained recovery specialists and house managers can help you identify which location may best suit your needs based on your unique experience, goals, work history, and the availability or lack of transportation so you or your loved one has the best opportunity to not only remain sober but rebuild all aspects of their life. 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