About Us

Steps in the Right Direction’s Mission

Our mission is to provide luxurious pet friendly sober living homes for women and men within a safe and healing community designed for you to build a foundation for lasting recovery.

Linda Butler founded and opened the doors of Steps in the Right Direction in the Spring of 2000. Twenty-three-plus years later, Linda continues to dedicate her life to helping women and men find lasting recovery and is a leader in creating the Los Angeles region sober living model.

Reach out to us today to learn more about Steps In The Right Direction sober living homes for men and women in the San Fernando Valley. We are available to answer any questions you may have or to set up a tour for you. We look forward to meeting you!

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What Our Guests are Saying about Steps in the Right Direction

Steps in the Right Direction, Women’s Sober Living Home provided me with a foundation for long-term recovery. The healing community of women and the structure within our sober living home kept me focused on staying sober. I appreciated the comfort and beautiful pet friendly setting at Steps in the Right Direction in such a way that I could focus my attention on my journey to lasting recovery along with my kitty, Bella.

Deb M.

I love this place! I loved it so much I stayed for 4 years. I am thankful this place gave me my life back. I still go over and visit. It is nice to get to know the new girls and spend time with them. It is so hard to find a place that’s like your home. I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for this beautiful place. Thank you!

Flo A.

Steps in the Right Direction it worked for me and it’ll work for you. It’s a safe comfortable homey environment with the owner Linda and amazing staff that will bend over backwards for you and work one on one with you. I lived there for 12 years with my dog Frankie in one of the cutest bedrooms. I learned so much, met so many great people, made a lot of good friends, and went places I had never been before. I had fun just staying at home in our backyard swimming or having a Barbecue. I could never give back what they’ve given me – my life, laughter, happiness, peace of mind, and love.

Eileen L.

I can’t tell you in words how amazing my life has changed since I’ve been here. If you need a safe place to stay clean and sober, this is it!

Tamara U.

Steps In The Right Direction was my saving grace. I was there for a total of two years. The house is beautiful and spacious and located in a safe neighborhood. My stay there was more than what I expected. I was given an opportunity to learn and grow in a safe place I was able to call home. The staff always went above and beyond. I will be forever grateful for the time I spent at a Step In The Right Direction.

Cristina G.

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