City Of Houston Breaks Ground For New Center For SobrietyThe city’s annual cost to lease, maintain and staff the new center is estimated to be $1.5 million, compared to the $4-6 million currently being spent to process public intoxication cases at the city jail.
City Council Approves New Houston Sobering Center Houston City Council approved Mayor Annise Parker’s innovative plan to create a public/private partnership to operate the Houston Sobering Center.
Houston To Open Up 'Sobering Center' People accused of being drunk in public in Houston will have an alternative to jail.

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