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Courage to Change recovery homes (2’Cs Recovery) is an organization that provides safe and clean sober living, for men and women in recovery due to alcohol and drug addictions.

Residents of 2’Cs are required to go to 90 – 12 Step Meetings in 90 days.  We believe participating in this 12-Step program is the catalyst to affecting lasting change in the lives of our residents.  Also, it is required to do assigned chores at the home.

These basics help the residents to rebuild self-esteem through accountability.  Learning to become responsible individuals together, in a safe and drug free atmosphere, helps our clients live with integrity, self-worth, live productive and healthy lifestyles while rebuilding family ties.

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“For it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.” -Phillipians 2:13

About Us

Courage to Change was founded and created in 2011 by recovering addicts, who believe that an addict can best understand and help another addict to recover.  These founders of 2’Cs also went through the recovery and rehabilitation process.  They have worked through their own struggles and success, and have achieved change and freedom that they were dedicated to obtain.  Now these men women work towards sharing these experiences and hope to others who are seeking the path to change.

John Beeman, the Executive Director, and Charles Brady, Director Of Operations, work as the recovery homes advocates within the community.  John has been involved with the Manatee County court in an intervention program, helping the legal and therapeutic staff in assistance to place addicts into safe, drug free environments upon release from jail.

John personally speaks with each client at Courage To Change on a daily basis to help foster lines of communication with the recovery community.  Building a personal relationship with the clients by sharing his experience, strength and hope often encourages the client to seek the right path through example.

John believes that everyone deserves a chance at living a healthy life and that the road to recovery starts by taking the first step.

What We Provide

Our homes are available at affordable rates, are comfortable, fully decorated and furnished.
Some amenities included:

  • Quiet living
  • Internet and computer access
  • Cable TV
  • Fully equipped kitchens
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Clean and sober on site managers
  • Fully furnished and well maintained interiors and exteriors
  • An atmosphere that provides privacy and anonymity to the residents
  • A supportive and friendly staff who encourages residents to attend daily meetings, seek employment and stay firm in their goals.
  • We are independent living

Do you have the courage to change?

“Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord.” -Lamentations 3:40

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“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.” – The Serenity Prayer

The Recovery Homes!

Courage to Change currently provides six locations dedicated to men’s and women’s recovery,

1st Steps Men’s Recovery Home

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1st Steps Men’s Home is a more structured environment and is for those who are just getting out of a treatment center, jail, and those who are new to recovery or may just be coming back after a relapse.

Three Quarter Home

Our Three Quarter Men’s Home is for those who are farther along in the recovery process and require less assistance in living a clean and sober life.

Contact Courage To Change!

For more information about our homes and the services we provide, please contact:

  • Executive Director John Beeman at (941) 822-6105
  • Director of Operations Charles Brady at (941) 216-8486

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