The Ocean State Coalition of Recovery Houses (OSCRH) is the Rhode Island affiliate of the National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR). These two organizations cooperate to ensure OSCRH members receive ongoing training and education in order to remain current with best practices for the benefit of men and women in recovery for alcohol & drug addiction.
The primary objective of OSCRH is to ensure that people in recovery have access to safe, supportive, and quality housing & house management. An OSCRH recovery house fosters the sense of community while providing security, stability, and structure in a drug & alcohol free residential environment. OSCRH managers understand that people in recovery are not all the same and plans are organized to help each individual transition to independent living.
OSCRH members cooperate with RICARES in “Communities for Addiction Recovery Efforts" to support inspections and certification of member houses. RICARES performs independent inspections to ensure adherence to Standards and manages the grievance procedure to respond to complaints or incidents that involve member houses. These two organizations combine to be sure the men and women in recovery are our top priority and that each person is treated with respect so they may flourish in their recovery.
The OSCRH members follow a proven set of standards created by the National Alliance of Recovery Residences (NARR Standards) The complete set of standards and best practices established in 2011 and revised in 2018 may be read via the “NARR Standards 3.0" link below.