Even after getting treatment, many people find themselves turning to drugs or alcohol because they don’t know how to live a sober lifestyle. However, from this problem came Living Amends. This scholarship program gives those in recovery the opportunity to fund their first three months in a sober living community. To learn whether you’re a candidate for our scholarship, please contact our team today. 

The Importance of Sober Living Outside of Treatment

Outside of the insulated environment that an inpatient addiction treatment community provides, it becomes more challenging to remain sober. Experts suggest that your environment plays a significant role in a person’s ability to remain sober. Stress cues from their experience using drugs and alcohol are often common triggers for relapse. These triggers may include:

  • Moods
  • Exposure to drugs or alcohol
  • People
  • Places
  • Things

A sober living community can allow you to return to a semi-normal life, but at the same time, the environment it provides gives you the accountability you need to remain sober.

At Living Amends, we recognize the need for sober living in the recovery process. As a result, we’ve developed our scholarship for those seeking a way to pay for this method of on-going treatment. Through donations and contributions from people who are also in recovery, we can encourage you to live a sober lifestyle.

Living Amends is committed to helping people in the Austin, TX area stay sober for more extended periods of time. However, we do not pay for anyone’s entire stay in their sober living community because we also recognize each person’s need to have stakes in the process. It proves that they are committed to the recovery process.

What Makes Our Scholarship Different?

Unlike other sober living scholarships, your future is in your hands. We don’t pay the full amount for your stay in the sober living facility. We require recipients to pay 25% of the first month’s rent at their sober living facility. In the second month, if they reapply and successfully are awarded the second month’s rent, the resident will pay 50% of the rent. In the third month, they must reapply again. If they receive that scholarship, they’ll pay 75% of that month’s rent. We believe that having the recipient help pay the bills empowers them and gives them a stake in their sobriety.

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How to Apply

The first step to applying for the Living Amends scholarship is to visit the Apply page and fill out the first month’s application. Be sure to complete it completely and truthfully. Our board members will review your application and invite you to participate in a telephone interview. If we decide to award you a scholarship, you must sign and return an electronic contract. Once we have the contract, we will send the funds directly to one of our sober living partners.

What Sober Living Communities Does Living Amends Work With?

Living Amends offers scholarships to our partner facilities around the Austin, TX area. Our partner facilities include:


  • Grace Recovery ATX
  • Heartwood Recovery
  • Active Recovery Homes
  • Hensley House Sober Living Home
  • Ascension House
  • Tribe
  • Higher Plains Sober Living
  • Waterloo
  • Brightside
  • A Way Out
  • Chuck and Joe’s
  • Dreamcatchers
  • Spain Sober Living
  • Clear Horizons
  • Eudaimonia Sober Living
  • Tranquility Sober Living
  • A Friend’s House (Lake Travis)
  • Sunlight Sober Living
  • Elevated Sober Living
  • Dutton House
  • Austin Sober Living
  • Absolute Recovery, LLC
  • North Austin Sober Living
  • Alpha 180
  • Arbor Sober Living
  • Infinite Recovery Sober Living
  • BRC Sober Living
  • Chuck’s House
  • Heartwood
  • Harmony Haus
  • Recovery Centered Living ( no MAT)
  • Stepping Stones Sober Living

Houston, Texas

  • Bodine Recovery – Sober Living Houston
  • Heathstone

Dickinson, Texas

  • Primary Purpose
  • T& T Sober Living

Kerrville, Texas

  • Divine Promises
  • Mir House
  • Crossroads

Dallas, Texas

  • Simple Grace
  • Cardinal House

If you don’t see the sober living facility you want to attend listed above, we welcome you to contact us online.

We do not work with any Oxford houses.

Learn More at Living Amends

At Living Amends, we strive to ensure that each recipient of our scholarship can get the on-going support they need to stay sober. To learn more about our program or to apply for our scholarship, please contact our team members today.