Friends of Sinners – Substance Recovery Program

Friends of Sinners – Substance Recovery Program


Located in Owensboro, Ky., Friends of Sinners – Substance Recovery Program (FOS) is a faith-based residential substance abuse program for adult men and women. The program has a specific Christian focus. Medically supervised detox is not available on-site.


The residential substance abuse program at the Friends of Sinners – Substance Recovery Program is an 18-month program that consists of four phases of treatment.

Phase One is the “Foundation,” which provides basic treatment programming. Phase Two is “Disciple.” Phase Three is called “Fisher of Men.” Phase Four is the “Ambassador” phase, where residents provide mentorship and leadership to those involved in the earlier phases of the program.

Treatment also includes 12 step programming, peer mentoring, accountability meetings, and regular Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings. Residents have access to recovery groups, life skills educational classes, and accountability meetings. Residents attend bible study groups and religious classes.


According to the Friends of Sinners website, staff members have gone through the recovery process and believe in the “awesome heart-changing power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.” As a religious program that conducts baptisms, a pastor is on staff. No additional information is available regarding the facility’s staff members and their credentials.


There is no information currently available on the facility’s website regarding its accommodations and amenities. However, the one loved one surveyed gave the facility five out of five stars for the facility’s accommodations and amenities.


At the time of this writing, has not received any alumni feedback about Friends of Sinners – Substance Recovery Program.

On Facebook, the facility earned 4.8 out of five stars from 54 reviews to date.[1] Many of the alumni praised the faith-based focus and the staff. In a representative review, alum David wrote: “This program introduced me to a life I never knew existed. A life of truth, relationship, accountability, and most of all agape love!”

On Google, the facility received five out of five stars from two reviews to date.[2]


To date, one loved one has provided feedback for FOS to The feedback was mixed.

The loved one gave the facility four out of five stars for the program’s treatment effectiveness and for meals and nutrition; however, they gave three out of five stars for exercise and leisure opportunities, family participation, affordability, and facility’s cleanliness.

The loved one gave only one out of five stars for the program’s holistic offerings and two out of five stars for its level of connectivity. The loved one specifically added that the facility needed “to improve their holistic offerings.”


According to the facility’s resident application, located on the facility’s website, the first month’s rent for the program is $400. Each week thereafter costs $95.


Reviews about Friends of Sinners – Substance Recovery Program

  • Treatment Effectiveness
  • Accommodations & Amenities
  • Meals & Nutrition
  • Good accomodations, need to improve their holistic offerings.