ABOUT CLEAN & SOBER STREETS
Founded in 1987, Clean & Sober Streets is a nonprofit organization that provides long-term residential treatment to adult men and women struggling with chemical dependency and homelessness. Located in downtown Washington, D.C., the facility also offers an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for clients who have recently completed a 30-day residential treatment program.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at Clean & Sober Streets is 12-step based and utilizes a social recovery model. The residential program is divided into four phases and includes counseling, addiction education, art therapy, GED training, housing assistance, and transitional counseling. Clients are required to attend 12-step meetings; daily Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are held on-site. During the final phase of treatment, clients are encouraged to find employment or participate in outside education or vocational training.
The IOP lasts three months and is available to clients who have recently completed a residential program. Treatment includes both one-on-one and group counseling.
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff, however the sole alum polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave Clean & Sober Streets five out of five stars for its staff support.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The 120-bed “no frills” residential facility is located on the second floor of a 30,000-square-foot space donated by the city. All clients are assigned chores and are responsible for managing and maintaining the residence. The one alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave Clean & Sober Streets four out of five stars for its accommodations and amenities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The one former client polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave Clean & Sober Streets a mostly positive review, awarding the facility four or five out of five stars for its cleanliness, its exercise options, its frequency and consistency of meetings, and its member empowerment and safety.
On Google, Clean & Sober Streets received an average rating of 4.8 out of five stars based on five reviews. No commentary was left by the five respondents.
All treatment services at Clean & Sober Streets are free of charge. The organization is funded by donations from private foundations, corporations, organizations, community groups, churches, and private donations.