promoting access to recovery supportive living environments

Current and Future Operators

Get Certified

Begin the certification process today.

File an Incident Report

Report a serious incident which has occurred within or in connection to a recovery residence.

Register for Training

Learn more about workforce training and resources.

Current and Potential Residents

Find a Recovery Home

Support your recovery by choosing a living environment that uses national best practices.

Submit a Grievance

Please let us know if you have a complaint or concern with a recovery residence in Oklahoma.

What is a recovery residence?

Recovery housing is a family-like, shared living environment free from alcohol and illicit drug use and centered on peer support and connection to services that promote sustained recovery from substance use disorders. They go by different names (Oxford House ™, sober home, sober living, halfway house, etc.), and their history can be traced back to the mid-1800s1.

Today, they can be found across the United States2 and other countries3. The National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR) has established national best practice standards and a certification program, which owner-operators can use as a roadmap (see

All recovery homes are founded on social model recovery, but beyond that, they can differ in the type and intensity of services they provide and can differ in their staffing or governance. This diversity creates a spectrum of options that cost effectively matches individual’s evolving needs with a level of support.