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Transitional Sober Living

Transitional Sober Living

In the Spirit Transformational Living

Transitional sober living for adult women.

Services Offered

Sober Living • Transitional Housing • Women's Housing • Case Management • 12 Step • Supportive Housing • Substance Use • Counseling


In the Spirit Transformational Living provides a safe, compassionate, empowering, spiritual, drug-free, sober home for women of any race, creed, color or sexual orientation. Their focus is on healing women holistically by addressing issues of low self-esteem, domestic violence, sexual abuse, abandonment, guilt and shame.Women learn to become self-sufficient and how to lead more productive lives through the program which is designed to uplift, inspire, educate and empower.

A typical stay is 6 months-1 year, but no discharge date is given. Some women stay as long as 3 years.


7225 S. Yale Ave., Chicago, IL 60621 41.7627582 -87.630681

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • For adult 18yo+ women
  • Many are homeless
  • Eligibility for admission:

    • Completion of a 30 days Inpatient Program
    • History of a Work Experience
    • Medically and Psychologically Stable
    • Minimum of 1 Month Supply of Medication
    • Sponsorship within 30 days of Admission

Women enter the house on a grant so that they do not have to worry about finances in the early stages of their recovery. Residents are assessed after 3 or 4 months. Sometimes the grant is extended if circumstances dictate. When the resident is able to secure a job she begins to pay her share of rent.


  • This service is free
  • Services provided on a sliding scale


  • Accepts women


  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Call 773-892-3155 for admissions. Staff will conduct a phone assessment and lead a conversation about what the applicant wants out of a recovery home. If both decide to proceed, staff will speak with the applicant's case worker or clinician and attain the necessary paperwork.