Housing For The Homeless

New Bedford Women’s Graduate Program


The New Bedford Women’s Graduate Program provides graduate housing and case management services. The program is located in a three-story structure providing three apartments that offer a comfortable, sober, home-like environment. Residents are assisted with developing support systems and recovery skills which enable them to successfully transition into the community and experience long-term recovery and an improved quality of life.

Women in other treatment programs or in the community who have been sober and in recovery for at least three months may also apply to the Graduate Program. The length of stay is up to one year.

  • Comprehensive case management
  • Relapse prevention group sessions
  • Individual substance abuse counseling
  • Coping and parenting skills training
  • Independent living skills training
  • Employment placement assistance
  • Health, wellness, and nutrition counseling
  • Mental health treatment access
    12-Step meetings and other AA/NA recovery related activities
  • Structured recreational opportunities
  • Referral to community-based collateral services, educational programs, medical care, MAT, domestic violence support and other forms of assistance
  • Trauma informed care
  • Housing placement assistance
  • Discharge and aftercare planning

977 Pleasant Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

Admission Criteria
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Resident of Massachusetts
  • Active in recovery and self-help programs
  • Willing to authorize a CORI check, CORI report must be without warrants
  • Employed full time or have the ability to meet financial obligations
  • Alcohol and drug free
  • Medically and psychologically stabilized

Download the Brochure for the New Bedford Graduate Program

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