Simplicity House
for Women

Resident Agreement

Simplicity House for Women
Phone (561) 414-9898  Fax (561) 963-7584
Email:  simplicityhouse1@gmail.com


Residency Agreements

Abstinence 

The possession of, use of any mood or mind altering substances while residing at Simplicity House will result in immediate dismissal from the property in accordance with Section 117.06 of the City of Delray Beach Ordinance 30-09 Tenant/Occupant Eviction which requires either 48 hours notice of eviction in writing or an alternate temporary dwelling unit for at least 48 hours.   Upon immediate dismissal, accommodations will be provided for 48 hours to allow time to make other arrangements, with recommendations for alternate care. After the 48 hour time period we will not be responsible for your accommodations.  This includes refusal to comply with breathalyzer or urine screenings.   

Relapse

Residents who relapse will be immediately removed from Simplicity House and referred to the appropriate setting.  Management will provide the individual 48 hours accommodations at a local motel to allow time to make other arrangements, with recommendations for alternate care.  The residents deposit will be forfeited and removal of all personal belongs will be overseen by management.  Belongs will be held for 5 days after dismissal.  After the 5 day period personal belongings will be removed from the property. 

Accountability

Residents at Simplicity House will hold each other accountable for daily and weekly chores, and maintenance of Simplicity House.  No negative contracts will be held. Failure to notify management of another resident’s relapse, or rules infraction will result in dismissal from the property.   Management will provide the individual 48 hours accommodations at a local motel to allow time to make other arrangements, with recommendations for alternate care.

Legal Considerations

Deliberate violations, or the arrest for any violation of Local, State, or Federal laws will result in immediate dismissal from Simplicity House.  A resident forfeits confidentiality protection if she commit’s a crime while residing at Simplicity House.  Management will provide the individual 48 hours accommodations at a local motel to allow time to make other arrangements, with recommendations for alternate care.  

Community Meeting

A community meeting will be held every Sunday at 10am with management to discuss house issues.  All fees will be collected at this time.  ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY… NO EXCUSES, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Curfew

Curfew is as follows:
First 30 days:  10pm every night.
After 30 days, assuming no violations of conduct:  11pm weeknights and 12:30am on weekends.  VIOLATION OF CURFEW WILL RESULT IN A MANDATORY DRUG TEST.   IN ADDITION CURFEW WILL BE SET AT 8pm FOR THE NEXT 2 WEEKS AFTER VIOLATION.  REFUSAL TO TEST WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISMISSAL FROM SIMPLICITY HOUSE.   Management will provide the individual 48 hours accommodations at a local motel to allow time to make other arrangements, with recommendations for alternate care.  Each person is responsible to let the Night Manager know when they have come in for the evening.

Pass Policy

Residents can receive overnight passes if they have completed 60 days residency at Simplicity House, and have at least 90 days clean and sober.  Passes are also contingent on having no infractions of the rules, and being current on all financial responsibilities.

Consideration

There are times when fellow roommates may require peace and quiet.  Please be considerate of your peers and their needs.  Out of respect for your roommates, all activities will be quieted by midnight.  ANY ACTS OF VERBAL OR PHYSICAL VIOLENCE WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISMISSAL FROM THE RESIDENCE.  VIOLENCE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.   Management will provide the individual 48 hours accommodations at a local motel to allow time to make other arrangements, with recommendations for alternate care.  

Staff and Residents

Only staff and residents are permitted on premises.  Rides are welcome to pick up, but must stay out of  the residence.  Any male guests found on premises at any time for any reason without permission from management will result in immediate termination of your right to reside at Simplicity House.   Management will provide the individual 48 hours accommodations at a local motel to allow time to make other arrangements, with recommendations for alternate care.  

Personal Belongings

A small number of personal belongings are allowed in bedrooms.  VCR’s and TV’s are not permitted.  Personal stereo’s must be small and kept at a volume that does not disturb the other residents.  Do not hang anything on the walls.  Linens and pillows as well as towels will be provided, and will remain on Simplicity House property.  Residents will need to supply their own food, personal hygiene products, as well as laundry detergent.  Labels will be provided for food and beverages kept in refrigerators.  All other personal items are to be kept in your room.  Residents are advised not to loan personal items or food.  Simplicity House will not be responsible or held accountable for any personal items left for more then 5 days following discharge.  The items provided by Simplicity House are to remain at Simplicity House.  If any provided items are removed Security Deposits WILL NOT be refunded.

Vehicles

Vehicles are to be parked in the driveway, bicycles are to be kept in the garage.
All vehicles must be registered, and have proof of insurance.  A valid driver’s license must be produced before permission for  the vehicle to be on property will be given.  All unauthorized vehicles will be removed at owner’s expense.  It is against Simplicity House policy for a resident to allow another resident to use their vehicle.  There are to be no vehicle repairs done on property, or on the neighborhood streets.  MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO RANDOMLY CHECK VEHICLES.  IF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, OR PARAPHERNALIA ARE OBSERVED IN THE VEHICLE, THE RESIDENT WILL BE IMMEDIATELY REMOVED FROM THE PREMISES.   Management will provide the individual 48 hours accommodations at a local motel to allow time to make other arrangements, with recommendations for alternate care.  


Weapons

Possession of any weapon which may be used to cause bodily harm will result in the IMMEDIATE eviction of the resident.  Any resident  aware of a weapon on property and does not immediately report it to Management will be violating the Negative Contract policy and will result in immediate dismissal from the property.   Management will provide the individual 48 hours accommodations at a local motel to allow time to make other arrangements, with recommendations for alternate care.  

Safety

Tampering with fire protection equipment will result in immediate termination of your agreement with Simplicity House.  You will have 48 hours to make other living arrangements and your Deposit will be forfeited.

Telephone

The Simplicity House land line is to be used only for checking in with Management and emergencies.  Any other calls must be cleared with Management.  ABSOLUTELY NO LONG DISTANCE CALLS ARE TO BE MADE FROM THE SIMPLICITY HOUSE TELEPHONE.  Failure to adhere to the telephone policy will result in the termination of your agreement with Simplicity House.  You will have 48 hours to make other living arrangements and your Deposit will be forfeited.

Smoking

Smoking is not permitted in the house.  Smoking is permitted ONLY on the back patio.  Please keep ashtrays clean and dispose of cigarettes properly.

Gambling

Gambling in any form is expressly forbidden. 


Pornography

Pornographic material of any kind is not permitted on Simplicity House property.  This includes the use of the internet.

Loans

Loaning of ones car or money is forbidden.  No exceptions.

Borrowing
Borrowing without permission is stealing and will result in immediate eviction from the property.   Management will provide the individual 48 hours accommodations at a local motel to allow time to make other arrangements, with recommendations for alternate care.  

Profanity

Profane or indecent language is prohibited.  This includes inside and outside the residence, to other residents or neighbors.


Attire

Proper attire is expected at Simplicity House, on and off property.

Chores

Each resident will be assigned weekly chores.  In addition, it is expected that beds will be made and rooms will be straightened every morning before leaving the house.  Linens are to be washed weekly.  Common areas are to be kept clean at all times, clean up after yourself and DO NOT leave dishes in the sink.  A 2 hour commitment will be made every Saturday for general cleaning.  (washing of floors, cleaning of bathrooms, kitchen, common areas, etc.)



I understand and agree to the above Residency Agreements,



Signature Applicant_____________________________
Date:_________________