Recovery First

Keith C

St. Paul – Highland Park

Genders Served

The mission of Recovery First is to foster an environment for men in recovery to adjust to living, working, volunteering, and attending recovery meetings while living in a clean and sober environment surrounded by supportive people in recovery. We are committed to offering high-quality, comfortable housing for men. The house is equipped with all the amenities and utilities necessary to be comfortable and begin rebuilding lives, including furnished rooms with high-end finishes, high-speed internet, premium cable, heated and air-conditioned garage, gourmet kitchen, and cozy living and common areas. We provide just the proper amount of structure and personal and team-based accountability to ensure our residents achieve their goals as well as to help them transition back to a productive and healthy lifestyle free of mood-altering chemicals.


  • Centrally located in high-demand north Highland Park, near the Summit/University, Mac-Groveland, and Highland residential and commercial areas
  • 1-2 blocks from several bus routes (74A/S/G, A Line 46, 84, )
  • Heated and air conditioned garage parking available! (on-street parking also available)
  • Coffee houses, restaurants, stores, Walgreens, etc. all in walking distance
  • In the heart of St. Paul’s recovery community

Home Features

  • Double and single rooms based on availability
  • Washer and dryer
  • Central Air
  • 4 full bathrooms
  • Deck and outdoor patio areas
  • Large kitchen and dining area
  • New kitchen appliances
  • Outdoor seating
  • Gas Grill
  • All room furnishings and limited supply of bed/bathroom linens and cleaning supplies

$750 – 950 per month
$450 deposit

Fee includes:

  • All utilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Premium cable TV
  • High-speed WI-FI internet
  • Local calls
  • Free washer and dryer

Recovery First rules and expectations include but are not limited to the following:

  • Must be a male, 18 years of age or older
  • Minimum stay commitment of 6 months
  • Comply with house rules and expectations
  • Applicants must have 30 days sober prior to moving in
  • Must be committed to sobriety
  • Must attend weekly community, AA meetings and big book study
  • Must attend weekly mandatory house meeting
  • Work closely with sponsor
  • Comply with assigned house chores
  • Must accept zero tolerance for violence or any kind of alcohol and drug abuse to foster sober living environment
  • No pets of any kind allowed
  • Attain and/or maintain regular employment, school or volunteer schedule
  • No overnight guests

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