New Life House was established in 1985.
Founded in San Pedro by Perry Petacia, New Life House was formed to directly serve young men in recovery. An alcoholic himself, Perry had been through a recovery center that emphasized identifying and modifying self-sabotaging behavior.
He opened New Life House, a group of facilities for young men’s sober living in Los Angeles. With this, he had a vision of helping men abstain from alcohol and drug dependence. To add, he wanted to transform their lifestyles and teach them life skills necessary to succeed.
New Life House was relocated to Artesia Blvd. in Los Angeles, California in 1987 to continue to serve men in recovery.
At that time, only adult men were entering New Life House. In the early 1990s, many families of teenagers and young men approached New Life House to help address their son’s addictions. At the time, long-term, sober living resident services for teens and young men in Los Angeles were unavailable. Soon after admitting the younger people, certain things became apparent. The disparity in their emotional ages, social skills, and life experiences was significant enough to require different approaches for each group of men for sobriety.
In 1994, Perry separated the age groups and opened a second sober living house for men in the Torrance, California area to accommodate the older adults. New Life House’s success in working with young men began to take off once the guys began living with their own peers.
Our success and expansion.
New Life House has been recognized nationally by professionals in recovery as a model for structured sober living in Los Angeles. Moreover, we have a stellar reputation of providing young men with the tools for success and community support they need in order to live a productive and happy life no matter what challenges they encounter along the way.
Young Men’s Sober Living in Los Angeles
New Life House is here to help young men continue their recovery journey. This way, they can enjoy the benefits of sober living in a caring and supportive environment. We have homes near Redondo Beach and Los Angeles to help young men with personalized program options. Additionally, we can help them with employment or education opportunities, and ongoing recovery support. One of the primary benefits we offer our residents is there is no set limit to the length of residency. Patients are free to live in one of our homes as long as necessary. We understand the importance of allowing them to work on your recovery at their own pace.
Contact us when you are ready to become a resident or for information about our young men’s sober living homes.
Today, under the leadership of Sebastian Martin, New Life House consists of three high-quality structured sober living facilities where young men achieve independence, connect with community and develop the life skills necessary to thrive. But, it’s our unparalleled history and the uniqueness of our approach which sets us apart:
- We pioneered structured, age-specific sober living and have successfully helped young men recover from alcohol and drug abuse in a family-like setting for over 35 years,
- We pride ourselves on having one of the most robust, active alumni communities and support programs in the recovery world,
- Our recovery homes are central to Los Angeles’ huge recovery community, beautiful weather, and abundant activities to support a fresh start,
- At New Life House, young men can continue to develop their education while receiving care so they can get back on an academic or career-ready path.