Recovery Cafe SJ Blog

POSTED: April 6, 2020 under Blog In the News

At Recovery Café San José, we make a big deal out of the birthdays-hugging, singing to people, clapping in appreciation. For our 180 members, we celebrate the days of their birth. For many of our members, we also celebrate a sobriety birthday, that day they made the courageous choice to stop using. Birthdays need to […]

POSTED: May 14, 2019 under Blog In the News

These past 5 years have been an incredible journey of self-discovery. We have a better sense of who we are as an organization and who we serve. When we first opened the doors we were open only 3 days a week, serving a handful of  members and running 2 recovery circles. Now we are open […]

POSTED: August 1, 2018 under Uncategorized

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POSTED: July 21, 2018 under Blog Member Profiles

Skye talks about family, gangs, drugs, alcohol, living the streets, and transitioning to a woman. It all comes back to a red dress and heels.

POSTED: July 14, 2018 under Blog Member Profiles

Chris shares about recovery, family, the legal and mental health systems, and ukulele.

POSTED: July 4, 2018 under Blog Member Profiles

Rosanna is a petite woman with brown, soulful eyes. Her face lights up when she talks about Recovery Cafe. “It’s almost like an A.A. meeting,” she says, “but better.”

POSTED: January 25, 2018 under Blog

“Is heaven here?” a member asked as I steamed a brand new pitcher of milk. “It must be!” was the only response I had. Heaven, magical …

POSTED: January 24, 2018 under Blog

January is flying past since our reopening three weeks ago, on January 2nd! Opening day was impressive, as the Cafe was filled to capacity …

POSTED: January 20, 2018 under Blog Staff

We’re pleased to introduce three new RCSJ team members: Hollie, Rikki, and Denise. Read about what brought them to RCSJ in this post.

POSTED: October 2, 2017 under Blog Cafe Activities Volunteers

What makes the RCSJ kitchen work? With donated food, lots of volunteers, great creativity, and barely any budget, Chef Doug gets nutritious meals to our members every day. In this post he tells you how he does it.