In affiliation with the Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry at the Cambridge Hospital

North Charles Institute for the Addictions

North Charles Institute for the Addictions (NCIA) is a Department of Public Health, licensed and CARF accredited opioid treatment program.   NCIA was one of the first methadone treatment programs in Massachusetts and remains a local and national leader in methadone treatment.   

 

The program offers a full range of addiction treatment services including daily dosing and toxicology screening at our Cambridge Hospital site, and individual, group and family counseling, case management, medical and on-site psychopharmacology services at our 260 Beacon Street, Somerville location.  Take home dosing is available for individuals who meet the requirements; in–home dosing may be provided for persons with medical conditions who are unable to dose at the clinic.  

 

Our mission is to provide the highest quality drug treatment services in a safe, respectful, supportive environment.   The guiding principles below are the hallmark of our services.

 

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

 

 Program Sites and Hours

 

Administrative and Counseling Offices:                                               

260 Beacon Street

Somerville, MA 02143

Telephone (617) 661-5700   Fax (617) 868-4840

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday:   8:00AM - 7:00PM    

Friday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

 

Dosing Site:

The Cambridge Hospital   

Cahill Building

1493 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02139

Telephone (617) 876-0823

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday:   6:15 - 8:30am

                                    5:30-6:00pm

           Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays: 8:30-10:30 am

 

If you are interested in exploring a placement for a yourself, a patient or a family member please e-mail us at NCIA@northcharles.org or call us at (617) 661-5700

Placement

If you are interested in employment opportunities at NCIA please e-mail us at HR@northcharles.org, call (617) 864-0941 or fax your resume to (617) 876-9760

Employment