New Chapters

33 South Sixth Street, SEMCOA (Southeast MA Council on Addiction)
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: 774-202-4820 | Fax: 774-202-0825

About this Location

New Chapters, a program of SEMCOA (Southeast Massachusetts Council on Addiction) is a 27-bed residential recovery treatment program that provides programs to promote sober living and healthy choices for men age 18 years and older.

Specialties and Services


  • Care Coordination
  • Care/Treatment Plan
  • Discharge Planning
  • Family Counseling
  • Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Recovery Groups
  • Recovery Skills Development
  • Recreational Activities
  • Resource and Referral Services
  • Section 35 Services
  • Short Term Residential
  • Specialized Groups
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Education
  • Substance Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Education
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Services
  • Vocational/Educational Supportive Services

Service Settings

  • Residential Program


  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Services
  • Community Resources and Supportive Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs


  • N/A


Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

For information or to make a referral, call 774-202-4820.

Priority admission for men who entered inpatient treatment as a civil commitment under MLG, 123 Section 35 and are now voluntarily agreeing to further treatment.

Intake Process

Eligibility and Insurance


Eligible Gender:
Minimum Age:
Other Elgibility Criteria:
  • History of substance use disorders and possible co-occurring mental health diagnoses
  • Clients on or seeking a referral for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) welcome


  • Does not apply