Become a Member

We invite you to become part of our healing community.

To be a member, you need to be drug and alcohol-free while in the space, contribute to running the café, and attend a Recovery Circle once a week.

Here are the steps to join us:

Stop by for your first visit during normal business hours

Attend a new member introduction - New Member Introductions are held when we have spots available for new members. They are held regularly.


Once you’ve been assigned to and attend a Recovery Circle, you’re welcome to participate in all the Café and School for Recovery activities.

Member Agreements:

  1. Must be drug and alcohol free while in the space. 
  2. Participate in a weekly Recovery Circle.
  3. Contribute to the Café community.

Recovery Cafe's guiding principles are:

  1. Connect with the Love in ourselves and others
  2. Show Respect
  3. Cultivate Compassion
  4. Practice forgiveness
  5. Encourage Growth
  6. Give back

Membership Benefits:

Membership at the Recovery Café Fort Wayne is a great opportunity to find stability in what can otherwise be a chaotic journey. There are many great tools and benefits that Members are able to access while active at Recovery Café including:

  • A delicious and nutritious meal each day we are open.
  • School for Recovery classes focusing on a variety of topics including relapse prevention, building healthy relationships, skill building, painting, writing, yoga, and much more.
  • A supportive healing community of women and men in recovery from homelessness, addiction, trauma, and other mental health challenges.
  • A Recovery Circle in which you experience being known and loved.
  • Opportunities to help run the facility and participate in the healing work of this space.
  • Referral help to access other services as needed.