Cove Center For Recovery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Scenic view of Ft. Lauderdale Beach
24 SW 10th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33315

Cove Center For Recovery Overview

Situated in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Cove Center For Recovery is a facility that offers treatment for dual diagnosis and chemical dependency to seeking care. With multiple programs including the residential and intensive outpatient program, the treatment center offers a well-rounded program to clients. The average duration of stay for clients in the inpatient program ranges from 30 to 90 days and the intensive outpatient program is offered as a form of aftercare. Clients under the age of 18 can get treatment at Inspirations for Youth and Families, which is their companion facility.
The facility offers 12-step programs using a three-level system. In the first level, clients are encouraged and required to take part in different activities and programs including therapeutic, clinical, and recreational activities. This first level is called A New Hope. In the second level, clients will continue to attend and participate in primary activities offered in level but with additional services such as movie days, trips to the beach, and weekly phone time that lasts for 10 minutes. This level is called the Walk the Walk level. To be eligible for moving on to level three, clients but have least spent 30 days sober, during which eligibility for discharge will be determined and treatment schedules become more flexible with increased freedom. After completion of a primary program in the residential rehab and assessment from the primary counselor, clients can step down to less intensive treatment such as Intensive Outpatient Treatment which holds for 9 to 12 hours weekly and three sessions per each week.

Accommodation & Food

The treatment center offers housing to client’s registered under the organization in a building just five minutes away from the main facility. The building holds different apartments with two bedrooms each and up to four residents share an apartment. Most of the apartments come with amenities such as couches, televisions, and even musical instruments. Clients are required to complete chores such as cooking and cleaning together.
Clients do not have to pay for meals as it’s included in the overall treatment costs. Clients can hold barbecues outside on special occasions such as holiday weekends. Other amenities included in the houses include refrigerators, microwave ovens, and full-service laundry rooms.

Treatment & Therapy

The facility offers different options for treatment and therapy to clients based on their unique needs. Some of these are:

  • Treatment Options
  • Detoxification
  • Residential treatment
  • Sober Living
  • Intensive Outpatient treatment


The facility offers drug and alcohol detox to clients seeking treatment but requires detoxification before admission. Detox is offered to clients who after an initial evaluation, are found to be in need of such care.

Residential Treatment

The residential treatment program offers treatment to clients suffering from addiction, mental health, or dual diagnosis issues in a structured environment. Treatment duration can go from 30 days to 45 days, all dependent on the client.
The following are conditions treated at the facility:

  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Mental Health Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis

Therapy Options at Cove Center For Recovery

Cove Center For Recovery offers various options of therapy which include:

  • Group therapy
  • Chiropractic care
  • Individual therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Relapse prevention
  • Art therapy
  • Addiction education


Cove Center for Recovery costs approximately $12,000 for a 30-day treatment program at the facility. Insurance plans are accepted and also private pay options. All prices are subject to change as all treatment programs are individualized. Clients are advised to contact the facility for more information on payment, insurance verification, admission, and more.

Cove Center for Recovery Advantages

Cove Center for Recovery offers intensive outpatient programs, detox, and residential programs to individuals struggling with addiction. The campus is conducive for treatment and is a few minutes away from the main treatment facility. Well-balanced meals are served three times a day.
In totality, the facility offers comprehensive, structured, and well-rounded programs to clients suffering from severe substance abuse and mental health issues. Although both owners of the facility have been arrested on both child abuse and battery charges respectively, the facility continues to function relatively well. Prospective patients looking to begin the journey to long-term recovery will find Cove Center for Recovery to be a good option.


Dr. James Hughes

Dr. Hughes has been involved in mental health and addiction by directing and managing the programs. He is particularly involved with dual diagnosis adolescents. He is a certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (CBT), exceptional student educator and Domestic Violence Counselor.

Dr. Pierre Pean
Managing Director

Dr, Pean obtained his degree at the University of Haiti. He has worked at several facilities including Brookdale Hospital in Abolition Child Psychiatry, Rikers Island in adult psychiatry, south beach psychiatry, Memorial in-patient psychology and Broward General in Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). He has his personal line of cosmetic shampoo.

Linda Diaz
Human Resource Director

Linda completed her HRM (Human Resourse Management) program in Broward College and has been involved in education, training, and overall activities in Human Resource Management (HRM) for over 26 years. She oversees the training, recruiting, benefits, performance management, and employee counseling services for the Cove Center for Recovery. She frequently conducts interviews, develops strategies for employee morale, and performance, she is also responsible for implementing the facility procedures and policies.

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