SEMCOA (Southeast Massachusetts Council on Addiction) is dedicated to the provision of residential and continuing care for those who have problems with substance abuse through programs that encourage clean and sober living and healthy choices. SEMCOA, Inc. also advocates for and provides substance abuse education and prevention programs in the community.


Monarch House

Monarch House is a 21-bed residential program for women (between 18 and over) recovering from a substance use disorder and related or co-occurring issues. Services include case management, on-site groups facilitated by staff, outside providers, or peers; development of an Individualized Service Plan; case managers coordinating involvement with the Department of Children and Families, parole, probation, medical, mental health, and education agencies. Referrals made to outside agencies; daily living skills, psycho-educational groups, medication monitoring, relapse prevention, nutrition education, discharge/after-care planning. Average length of stay is 4-9 months.


WRAP House

WRAP House is an 11-bed residential program for women recovering from a substance use disorder and related or co-occurring issues. Average length of stay is 6 months to two years.

Services include case management, development of an individualized service plan, and mandatory attendance at off-site self-help meetings. Case managers coordinate with the Department of Children and Families, parole, probation, medical, mental health, & education entities. Referrals are made to outside providers for counseling and mental health/medical services. Additionally, staff assists residents with obtaining placement in permanent sustainable housing.


Harmony House

Harmony House is a 26-bed residential recovery treatment program for men ages 21and over who are recovering from a substance use disorder. This includes chronically homeless individuals and men reintegrating to community living. The average length of stay is 4- 6 months. Services include individual & group counseling, Individualized Treatment planning, substance abuse education, Relapse Prevention, life skills training, health/nutrition education; Referrals to mental health and medical care; educational/vocational services; and sober housing.


New Chapters

New Chapters is a 27-bed residential recovery home for men age 18 and older with histories of substance use disorders and possible co-occurring mental health diagnoses. 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. Clients on or seeking referral for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) welcome.


Graduate House

Graduate House is a 16-single room substance-free residential housing for men in the intermediate stages of recovery. Services include SRO recovery-oriented accommodations and case management.


Unity House

Unity House is an 11-bed low threshold supportive permanent housing model that incorporates harm reduction principles for homeless and chronically homeless men, with substance use disorder histories. Services include on-site case management, Individualized Service Planning, linkages to outside services, referrals to health providers, support with probation/parole, and a connection to 12-step programs.