PAACA in New Bedford, MA

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360 Coggeshall Street
New Bedford MA 02742

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ABOUT PAACA

PAACA (Positive Action Against Chemical Addiction, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to serving individuals and families struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism in Bedford, Mass. First established in 1983, the nonprofit has expanded its range of services to include programs in youth development, making the center one of the 52 (14.8 percent) of Massachusetts treatment facilities to serve adolescents.

It is also one of the 103 (29.3 percent) of treatment centers in the state to offer employment counseling and training as well as supportive housing.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

At its core, PAACA takes a holistic approach in assisting individuals overcome substance dependency and become contributing members of society. The treatment curriculum provides program participants opportunity for education on drugs and alcohol, support groups, and job training. Food and clothing, and referrals for detoxification are also provided.

The center is also one of the 166 (47.3 percent) of Massachusetts treatment facilities to provide transportation assistance to treatment

STAFF CREDENTIALS

PAACA is overseen by a team of operations managers and services directors. A lead case manager is also on staff.

REVIEWS

Rehabs.com has not yet received any reviews from this facility’s alumni, affiliated friends or family members, or staff, though feedback across secondary sources was excellent.

To date, the facility has an average rating of 4.9 out of five stars based on nine reviews on Google and an average rating of 4.5 out of five stars based on 59 reviews on the facility's Facebook page, which it can manage. [1][2] “Saved and helped me in so many ways. Taught me another way of life and about meetings I had no idea existed....” wrote Iliana in a representative review. “Thank God for this place in our community.”

FINANCING

According to its website, PAACA works with individuals “regardless of their income or insurance status.”

[1] GoogleReviews
[2] https://www.facebook.com/pg/PAACAINC/reviews/?ref=page_internal

Published on February 2018

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