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Patrick Babcock
Founder/Executive Director

Foundation House is a peer supportive sober living facility for men ages 18 and over that provides short and long term transitional living, in addition to relapse prevention. By utilizing the specific standards or agreements as the foundation, this drug and alcohol free family style environment creates safety and security for all house members.

PK Holdings Inc. (DBA 'Foundation House') was founded in 2002 by Patrick Babcock who started this sober house and named it after his best friend from childhood Peter Kellerman, who was killed in the 9/11 World Trade Center tragedy. Patrick specializes in PTSD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the Gorski-CENAPS model of treatment and relapse prevention and life skill mentorship. Tim Maxfield is the Program Director and is a Certified Residential Medicine Administrator (CRMA), Michael Patnaude, DO is the consulting psychiatrist and Barbara Howenaic and Cecily Rich serve as psychotherapist working with the men.

Residents participate in outside 12 step meetings, house meetings, groups and either work, go to school, volunteer or are involved in an outpatient program during the day. They also share in regular house chores and cook their own meals. Foundation House maintains 2 homes that are each staffed by a manager who lives in the house and works with the program director to help residents with life skills, study groups, job placement, house outings that may include beach BBQ's, baseball games, bike riding or skiing and snowboarding, alumni support and medication management if deemed necessary.

[This information came from the Foundation House website.]


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