Stabilization and Transitional Living in Recovery

Achieve long-term stability in health and quality of life

Are you a male, aged 19 or older, in early recovery and homeless — or at risk of homelessness?

90-day integrated residential addiction program

If you live in the Fraser Health Authority catchment area covering the communities from Burnaby to Boston Bar, you may qualify for the Phoenix Stabilization and Transitional Living in Recovery Program.

This 90-day program provides safe, structured and licensed residential addiction services. Using a bio-psycho-social-spiritual model the program helps residents with health, wellbeing, housing, income, employment and quality of life.

The program accepts applicants on opiate replacement therapies provided they are agreeable to being supervised by the Phoenix Centre’s sessional physician.

Waitlist: 2 - 8 weeks

Services Include

  • Integrated case management
  • Substance misuse awareness and education
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Relapse prevention and health promotion training
  • Personal health care coaching
  • Personal management skills
  • Stress management
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotional management training
  • Novel learning experiences to animate change including Humanities 101, creative writing, yoga, arts-based activities and volunteerism in the community
  • Additional services provided by a sessional physician and a concurrent disorder therapist


Substance use and mental health professionals may refer applicants to the program. Self-referrals are also welcome. Download the STLR/STAR application form.

For more information contact or call 604-583-7166, option “1”.


The program is located at 13686-94A Avenue in Surrey.

The Centre's residential addiction services component is funded by the Fraser Health Authority’s Mental Health and Substance Use Services, which provides 28 double-occupancy beds focusing on stabilization from an addiction-based lifestyle and moving to a recovery-based one. Participants also begin work on individually tailored action plans for education and employment to realize their strengths and potential.