Bonfire Recovery Services offers refuge, structure, and guidance to men who suffer from alcohol and other drug addiction.

We are conveniently located between Boston, Massachusetts and Portland, Maine in the scenic New Hampshire Seacoast area. We are a leading provider in New England of extended care for men.

Bonfire strives to foster growth and confidence in its clients using a proven social model of support while drawing from a rich variety of support sources. Staff, volunteers, local agencies, and friends in the recovery community all pitch in to spark a fire sufficient to fuel successful recovery. Bonfire residents can learn to live healthful and purposeful lives apart from substance misuse – for once and for all.

We DO accept people who are prescribed evidence-based medical treatments such as buprenorphine (Suboxone).

If you or your loved one are ready to get well, please view our Program and Guidelines before you apply for residence. Willingness to work toward positive change and respect for our rules are all you need to make your start at Bonfire.

Our Mission

It is our mission to provide the highest quality recovery services at affordable cost to our residents, as well as meaningful service to our community.

Our Vision

We envision a world in which self-defined recovery is accessible to anyone who pursues it.


Bonfire Recovery Services personnel strive to maintain a culture of trust. We prioritize confidentiality, transparency, and adherence to established standards of service delivery in all of our our operations and programming.

Bonfire Recovery Services holds its contracted and non-contracted associates to a high standard of moral conduct in order to maintain a safe, inviting, and successful recovery environment.

Recovery Philosophy

We recognize that the recovery from addiction is a highly individualized endeavor that requires flexibility, client-centered care, and practical and evidence-based supports in order to achieve and sustain.


New Futures Madeline Demuele Scholarship, for Excellence and Exemplary Contributions to the Delivery of Recovery Services (2015).