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About Us

Why Living Now Recovery?

Our Mission is to Make a Difference

Our mission is simple, To provide the highest value transitional living environment at the most affordable cost in the most desirable location. By giving our residents the freedom that they crave with the accountability that they need, we create an environment where the newly sober can find space from the shame of the past and the fear of the unknown, and truly focus on Living Now.

“I started Living Now Recovery to create a safe space where men can recover through peer and community support.” – Taylor Ketchum

Both Living Now’s California sober living homes are located near Venice Beach, the ideal setting not only for recovery, but also leisure, wellness, and creative activities. Only minutes from the Venice Beach Boardwalk, Abbot Kinney, Golds Gym, Muscle Beach, The Venice Beach Skatepark, and the California Heritage Museum, our residents all have the unique opportunity to a depth of experience uncommon in other regions.


From outpatient referrals to daily check-ins, Living Now Recovery is here to help.

Personalized Solutions

We work with each client to find out what the best fit is in terms of continued treatment, aftercare, therapy, case management and more!

Safe & Modern Housing

Living Now Recovery's sober homes in Venice offer modern amenities and more.


A movie theater, private gym, meditation garden, access to surfing, skating, biking, just to name a few.

Transparent & Ethical

Living Now Recovery prides itself on being an ethical, transparent sober living program for men.

We Believe in You.

We put 100% into each and every resident's experience at Living Now Recovery to help build a solid foundation for sustainable recovery.

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Years of Staff Sobriety
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Alumni Recovering
Locations in Venice, CA


Our Dedicated Team

Taylor Ketchum

CEO + Founder

Paul Dionne

Program Director

Logan Lubitz

House Manager

Dylan Wolff

Asst. To Program Director

Reed Smith

Assistant Program Director

Anders Kieper

Support Staff

Earl Morris

Client Support

Have Questions?
Call Us +564 7885 3222


What Clients Say About Us

"I am sober over a year and have everything I ever wanted when i was in active addiction. I highly recommend Living Now if you're serious about getting sober and want to be surrounded by people who care and want the best for you."
Colin, 29
"Living Now gave me the independence and freedom that I wanted with the accountability that I needed to keep me honest while also forging my own path. Today I'm sober 2 years, employed, financially independent and happier than I've ever been. Living Now is a big reason why!"
David L., 31
"More than anything else, my experience at Living Now taught me how to stop wallowing in the past and being in fear about what's happening down the road. It takes time and I'm still learning but Living Now gave me the environment to build this foundation."
Jack S., 23
"I am so fortunate to be in a place where I do not need mind altering substances to work through my issues. A huge part of why I am where I am today is Living Now Recovery"
AJ, 33
"They were always available to take our texts and calls and to meet with us when needed. Their support reached beyond our son and to our family. We thank the staff at Living Now from the bottom of our hearts and are forever grateful."
Joni L, Parent
"The brotherhood of the house is unexplainable. I went in with nothing. Now I have two jobs and a studio by the beach. This house quite literally saved my life."
Dan W., 39
"I have worked closely with the staff at Living Now for some time now. They do great work and I feel very confident referring clients there after treatment."
Zach B., Therapist