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Steps To A New Way of Life
Welcome To Cathy's House

If you are ready to go to any length to achieve sobriety, you are welcome. If not, out of respect for Cathy’s House and the others who reside here; leave until you are absolutely ready.

Admission Policy
  • Initial Entry : Three days sobriety and director approval.
  • Second Admission : Three days sobriety; 30 days from date of previous departure; director approval
  • The potential resident has completed a pre-residence interview and deemed appropriate for residency.
  • The potential resident must be 18 years of age or older.
  • The potential resident must agree in writing to abide by Cathy’s House rules and regulations.
  • The potential resident must actively participate in the AA program on a daily basis and be willing to go to any length to achieve sobriety.
  • The potential resident must be willing to sign a drug screen release.
  • The potential resident must be willing to sign a release for a criminal background check.
  • The potential resident must not be classified as a sexual or violent offender.

  1. Residents will remain clean, sober, and honest, participating in the AA program on a daily basis.
    2. Residents will have an AA sponsor within 3 days of entering Cathy’s House.
    3. Smoking is not permitted in the house or meeting room.
    4. No abusive behavior, threats of violence, obscene gestures, or weapons of any kind are permitted.
    5. Only male AA members are allowed in the house unless during visiting hours for families.
    6. No sexual activity or harassment of any kind.
    7. At 8:00 AM all residents are to be up, out of bed, with rooms clean and blinds open.
    Exceptions are made for residents who work late. In this case resident are to be up 10
    hours after work shift ends.
    8. Doors are open to AA members 24 hours a day unless no one is home.
    9. Residents must clean up after themselves and keep their room clean.
    10. Residents must complete their daily chores by 8:00 AM.
    11. Residents are required to attend the Sunday morning meeting at Cathy’s House along with the Sunday morning “house meeting”.
    12. No eating or drinking in bedrooms.
    13. No TV during the day.
    14. If you are not employed, you must be out looking for work every morning/day.
  • Follow all House Rules without having to be policed or reminded.
  • Be actively involved in AA program and AA community.
  • Incorporate the Four Absolutes into your program of living.
  • Be respectful of other residents, and the facility, mission, and reputation of Cathy’s House.

Cathy’s House is here to help you help yourself.  It is up to you to make the most of your time here.

REQUIRED MEETING

Residents are required to attend the Sunday morning lead meeting at Cathy’s House along with the Sunday morning “house meeting

 

OTHER MEDINA COUNTY AA MEETINGS (click on day for full schedule)