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1st Avenue to Freedom

Recovery Homes for Men

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1st Avenue to Freedom Breaking Free from your addictions  

1st Avenue to Freedom is a sober drug free comfortable living environment for adult men who desire structure and support to build a strong foundation in their recovery.
We are men who have suffered from addiction and/or alcoholism and have found a solution to recover from a hopeless state of mind and body. We want to help you find what we have found, freedom from the bondage of addiction and/or alcoholism.
Our 2 homes are located 1 block from the Halifax River and 5 blocks from the Atlantic Ocean in Daytona Beach Florida.
We always have a bed at one of our 2 different locations!
If your having difficulties getting the help you need for your loved one I also do individual and family interventions.  
You can reach Christian Cannon LMHC 386-295-5872 or Jennifer 407-234-1046. Please call us before it is too late.
General Information

Our policies and procedures were designed from the Oxford Houses which were established to help the individual suffering from addiction/alcoholism.


Each policy specifically addresses recovery principles that teach one how to live in society free from all mind altering substances, and to encourage new behaviors while building an unshakable foundation for success.

Our House Members Agree To...

  • Remain completely clean from all narcotics and alcohol which will be monitored with random urinalysis' 

  • Attend daily 12 step meetings & obtain a sponsor in the chosen program

  • Attend our mandatory weekly house meeting on Mondays from 6:30-7:30 pm and Monday night Big Book Study from 8:00 pm-9:00 pm.

  • Attend 4 weeks 1 hour of private counseling

  • Obtain and maintain employment 

  • If collecting disability or retirement pension, must volunteer 20 hours a week

  • Daily chores

  • Evening curfew

  • Pay weekly dues on time

An Advantage to choosing 1st Avenue to Freedom over other recovery houses in Volusia County/ Daytona Beach is that Christian Cannon LMHC (licensed mental health counselor) offers special services that most recovery houses do not offer. These services include but are not limited to: 
  • Individual and/or family interventions to help the suffering  person get the help he or she needs (price depends on individual and family needs)  
  • Private Individual counseling for substance abuse and/or mental health issues (60-120 an hour) Free for the first 2 weeks
  • Relapse prevention skills, stress management skills anger management and life coping skills. 
For specific therapeutic inquiries please call Christian Cannon LMHC to discuss further. 386-295-5872 
Special Service Fees are based on a sliding scale. 
                                  How to Become a House Member
If you are serious about changing your life and are willing to be completely free from all narcotics and alcohol then this is what you should do next. 
  • Call Christian Cannon  LMHC 386-295-5872 or Jennifer 407-234-1046 to complete a phone screening.
  • If you desire please come and visit the 2 different locations  (optional and by appointment only)
  • If criteria is met (phone screening)  submit negative  Urinalysis and Breathalyzer.
  • Pay intake fees $310.00  which covers the first and last week of a 6 month commitment and Urinalysis fee
  • Meet house manager for orientation and to sign all consent forms and intake paperwork. 
  • Move into your room and go to a 12 step meeting with another house member. 
  • Start enjoying your new life drug and alcohol free !!
Christian Cannon LMHC specializes in private counseling and interventions. 
1st Avenue To Freedom provides more than just a bed in a recovery house. We will help you to build a solid foundation in your recovery. 


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