Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc., NFP, provides a structural, alcohol and drug free environment.  Our rules, peer-led groups, certified staff activities are directed towards the maintenance of sobriety, reduction in the homeless & unemployment ratio and the prevention of recidivism. We stress the importance of becoming "Self- Sufficient"

No eligible woman will be turned away regardless of their ability to pay, race,color,creed, nationality and/or sexual orientation.


  • Individual suffering from a disease of Alcoholism,  Substance Use, and Mental Health Disorders 

  • Eligible age requirement is 21 and over

  • Homeless

  • Financially Challenge to Low-Income

  • Veterans



We Accept Referrals From:

  • Licensed Treatment Recovery Facilities

  • Illinois Association of Extended Care (IAEC)

  • Community Assistance Programs

  • Department of Veterans Affairs and Administration

  • Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC)



Free Housing Sponsored by the Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Substance Use Prevention & Recovery (SUPR) 

  • Transportation 

  • Recovery Coaching

  • Recovery Skills

  • Peer Coaching

  • Spiritual Support

  • Enhancement of Employment Coaching and Referrals

  • Financial Literacy Workshops (Marquette Bank) 

  • Criminal Background Awareness

  • Recreational Development

  • Continuum of Care



We offer a new beginning for non-violent individuals transitioning back into society.  The collaborative forces provide comprehensive housing, counseling,  and advocacy. As a team we help and encourage one to successfully re-integrate into society productively, socially and financially.


The length of residency is 1 day -18 months. Our Recovery Supportive Services (RSS) will reduce recidivism, foster long term sobriety, and lift barriers by using forms of holistic, therapeutic and realistic care .

House Rules


Must be Alcohol & Drug Free

Open minded & willing to "Change"

Obey House Rules and Policy & Procedures

Team - Players / Role Models

Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc., NFP 

BBC Locations

Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc., NFP

Housing Initiative Program

6525 South Campbell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60629

Brighter, Behavior, Choices Inc., NFP Phase II - RECOVERY CAFE

1st Recovery Cafe Network (RCN) Chicago

6506 South Western Avenue,  Chicago, IL 60636

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