Moore’s Way is a coed sober supportive housing program for women and men 30+ who have struggled with a long history of addiction and have achieved a few months of sobriety. It is also strongly preferred that applicants have recently completed a halfway house or other program geared towards teaching advanced recovery skill. The program provides participants with a supportive environment helping them develop independent lives. This program is designed to meet the highly individualized needs expressed by program participants for a safe, sober living environment. It provides support based on the level of need of the participant. The goal of Moore’s way is to empower residents to take the personal steps necessary to again live life as a proud, productive member of the community.
(978) 283-3078 (p)
(978) 283-7598 (f)
23 Duncan St.
Gloucester, MA 01930
At Moore’s Way we are all about change. Changes in thoughts, behaviors and environment. We help our residents leverage the many resources and tools available locally to help meet the challenges of change. Residents entering Moore’s Way contract to abstain from all drug and alcohol use and addictive behaviors, attend appropriate 12-step meetings and participate fully in all additional aspects of therapy. There is capacity for 19, and all rooms are single room occupancy with shared kitchen, meeting rooms, living rooms, and computer room.
Moore’s Way is located on the waterfront of Gloucester harbor in the heart of downtown, and is accessible to public transportation. Immediate walking access to stores, shops, hospital and medical offices, churches and synagogues, numerous parks, community resources and beach access.
The length of stay may be open-ended. It is anticipated that residents will stay a minimum of nine to twelve months, but some may require more time to meet stated goals. Residents are expected to identify appropriate vocational options and do the footwork involved in getting the services they need. Moore’s Way is not a long term residency. Residents are expected to identify appropriate housing options that are more independent than transitional housing. The focus of the program is to assist the individual to make choices without the use of alcohol and drugs with an emphasis on the resident’s involvement in his/her own recovery.
Moore’s Way is partially funded through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, and the residents are self-supporting by paying a monthly rent, which is subsidized by Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Residents are responsible for supplying their own food and toiletries.