Community Substance Abuse Centers

8 Kilburn Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: (508) 979-1122 | Fax: (508) 979-1126

About this Location

Community Substance Abuse Centers (CSAC) provides outpatient services specializing in the treatment of narcotic addiction. CSAC takes an integrated medical and counseling approach, offering individualized recovery plans that are driven by objective goals. Counseling and medication services are offered privately and are confidential.

Specialties and Services


  • Anger Management
  • Case Management
  • Communicable Disease Prevention and Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Methadone Treatment
  • Parenting Group
  • Recovery Groups
  • Recovery Skills Development
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Counseling

Service Settings

  • Outpatient Treatment


  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

Young Persons Program (18 to 29 years)
Must attend all 5 orientation groups

30 years Plus Program (30 years and older)
Must attend first 3 orientation groups

Orientation Groups:

  • Patient Manual (policy/procedures)
  • Methadone Education
  • HEP C & HIV/AIDS Education
  • Cessation - All Substances
  • Life Skills


  • Spanish


  • Assistance Locating Alternative Transportation Options
  • Public Transportation Accessible

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

  • Anyone may request/refer for services
  • Walk in Monday through Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Intake Process

  • On-demand treatment based on eligibility (Initial Tracking Screening)

Eligibility and Insurance


Eligible Gender:
Minimum Age:
Other Elgibility Criteria:


  • Cash/Self-Pay
  • MassHealth/Medicaid