1st Phase Rules

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Each 1st Phase man is responsible for reading the rules.

Basic Rules
  • Develop a relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • No drugs or alcohol permitted at any time on Open Homes property .

  • All prescription medication must be approved and turned over to staff.

  • Do not leave property without specific permission.

  • Do not drive Open Homes vehicles without specific permission.

  • No violence or threats of violence.

  • No tank tops outside of the bedrooms.

  • No watching television without permission from staff.

  • No headphones outside of bedrooms.

  • Friday and Saturday movies are a privilege and must be approved by staff.

  • Only approved radio stations are allowed.

  • All money received must be turned into staff. All money made will be turned in for phase 1 program costs.

  • Do not go to mail box unless you have outgoing mail.

  • No entering 2nd phase housing unless given permission, knock before entering.

  • Pre-exsisting romantic relationships must be discussed with intake staff prior to admittance.

  • No romantic relationships are to begin after entry into program.

Quiet Time
  • Quiet time is to be done only in approved areas only.

  • You may not lie down or sleep during quiet time.

  • No radios, headphones, or conversations during quiet time.

  • Journaling and Daily Moral Inventory’s are mandatory.

  • NO leaving quiet time early.

  • Please use restroom before quiet time.

Class Rules
  • You must attend all classes and arrive 5 minutes before class starts.

  • You must bring your Bible and notebook to all classes.

  • Participation is mandatory.

  • You must show respect to all teachers and facilitators.

  • You must be in class 5 minutes prior to start time.

Chores After Meals
  • All chores must be completed before personal time.

  • Bedrooms and bathrooms must remain clean at all times.

  • Beds must be made before breakfast.

  • Visits are allowed on Saturdays and Sundays only.

  • Visitation is Saturday and Sunday only from 1pm to 5pm.

  • NO women are allowed in bedrooms.

Phone Calls
  • Telephone calls are permitted on Saturdays and Sundays 1pm to 5pm.

  • Cell phones must be turned into staff during intake.

  • Smoking is allowed only in designated areas.

  • No smoking allowed in Open Homes vehicles.