"RCOSA and our Board of Directors would like to extend a very special thank you to Blitt-Gaines for including RCOSA in its recent Charity Golf Event. We are all very grateful for your amazing support for this mission."

RCOSA's Annual Fundraiser Dinner : November 7th, 2017

 It's time for our annual Fundraising Dinner at Basil Leaf Cafe! 


Annual Fundraiser Dinner

You are cordially invited to a special night at 2467 North Clark, Chicago, Illinois

Basil Leaf Café

The event will take place on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 From 6 pm to 9 pm

Tickets are $75 and are tax deductible.

EIN#: 03-0543487 | Illinois CO#: 01065175

Your donations will be used exclusively to help the Recovering Communities of Step Ahead.

Come and Enjoy excellent food, great raffles, testimonials, and old & new friendships...

For ticket info, to make a donation, or for info on RCOSA, please contact Steve G (312) 719-1751 or steve@rcosa.org

Parking is available at the Hospital just north of Basil Leaf as well as street parking.


BG/AdvaCare Charity Golf Outing

BG/AdvaCare Charity Golf Outing

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM CDT
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White Deer Run

250 W. Greggs Parkway Vernon Hills, IL http://www.whitedeergolf.com

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Dear Fred,

Best friends Fred Blitt (Blitt and Gaines) and Larry Feldman (AdvaCare Systems) have joined forces for this year's charity golf outing benefitting: JourneyCare Pediatric Palliative Care https://journeycare.org and RCOSA- A community-based living environment for individuals continuing a lifetime of sobriety http://rcosa.org.

We will play a best ball format with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. Awards will be given for the top teams, closest to the pin, and longest drive. There will be many other exciting opportunities at many of the holes making this outing a lot of fun.

Raffle tickets will be sold at the golf outing for an opportunity to win some great prizes.  Details to follow.  Mulligans will also be sold.

For those of you who do not wish to golf, please join us for cocktails and dinner, which will begin at approximately 6:00 p.m.

There will be a cash bar before, during, and after golf!

I can't make it  

More Information Regarding 501(c)(3) Donations:

For those persons or entities desiring to make donations to our 2017 charities as a 501(c)(3) donation, please go to

https://journeycare.org/donate/ or http://rcosa.org/index.php/rcosa-donation-form.  If you have any questions,please contact Jill Sevelow at jsevelow@blittandgaines.com or Larry Feldman atlfeldmanadvacare@gmail.com

Expanded Women's Program

Effective immediately RCOSA is excited to announce that we've expanded our Women's program from 8 to 11 room/residents.

Contact us for availability.

Process Addiction Treatment Providers

RCOSA is now working with local Process Addiction Treatment Providers and Professionals to assist those in need of Sober Community Living. We believe this to be the first Sober Community in the Midwest for those recovering from Process Addictions.
Please contact Steve G. for more info.: Steve@rcosa.org

2015 Audited Report

RCOSA, upon request, can offer a completed 2015 Audited Financial report.

Please contact us with questions and/or requests.



RCOSA is humbled by all of the community support we have had through our 27 years. It's only through working together have we been able to continue this journey of recovery.

Want to help? RCOSA takes donations of any kind. ALL surplus goes to the betterment of our facilities and processes.

Consider a donation today

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Recovering Communities of Step Ahead