State-Funded Sober Living
Delaware added the first of its four planned state-funded sober living homes earlier this year.
It is also the first facility in the state designated by the National Alliance for Recovery Residences as level-four. This means it combines both wraparound medical treatment for addiction as well as job training programs for its residents.
But as Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino reports the long term strategy for funding this and the other sites coming to the First State is still being worked out.
During the morning workforce development session at the Refuge in Bear, a group of about a dozen men are gathered around Saad Soliman who is leading a discussion on overcoming systemic barriers.
Salimon runs the nonprofit group Peace by Piece which seeks to help offenders find work as they transition back into society. The state has contracted him to bring his program to this new sober-living facility.
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