Spanish-Speaking Service Providers

Addiction affects men and women of all ages and from all walks of life, and recovery is often a long and difficult journey. For individuals who speak Spanish primarily, attending an addiction treatment facility that isn’t specifically tailored to or doesn’t accommodate Spanish-speaking individuals can complicate recovery.

Alcohol and drug rehab centers for Spanish speaking clients offer just as much resources and benefits you would get at any other rehab center, but these programs are usually completely bilingual and provide rehab and care in culturally diverse and tolerant environments. The benefits of a Spanish-speaking service providers include:

  • Eliminates language barrier
  • Accounts for the cultural and social differences
  • Better accommodates for a wide range of socio-economic status
  • Provides a support system and a community



Programs with an asterisk (*) accept Medicaid/Medicare.

Boston Public Health Commission Entre Familia
Residential substance use disorder program
209 River Street
Boston, MA 02126
(617) 534-2922

Gandara Mental Health Center – Gandara Addiction Recovery Program (GARP)
This is a long-term residential recovery treatment that is Spanish speaking men only. It is a 42-bed facility and the average length of stay is 6-12 months
29-33 Arch Street
Springfield, MA 01107
413-781-2234 x304
Estelle Santiago

South End Community Health Center – Dr Gerald Hass Center*
This is an outpatient substance use disorder treatment program
400 Shawmut Avenue
Boston, MA 2118

St. Francis House Recovery Center
This is a weekly Latino Men’s Support Group that provides assistance in finding detox and treatment programs
39 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116



Arbour Counseling Services – Haverhill 
This program provides substance use disorder counseling
116 Summer Street
Haverhill, MA 2720

Bakari Program Luminosity*
This program provides Detox services, is a Family program and also provides Individual and group therapy
810 Washington Street
Stoughton, MA 2072

Bright side for Families and Children*
This program provides Outpatient mental health counseling
1233 Main Street
Holyoke, MA 1040
*accepts Medicaid

Casa Esperanza
This program has Men’s residential program for substance use disorder. The Latinas Y Ninos Center is a program for women and children suffering from substance use disorder
302 Eustis Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 445-1123

Center for Psychological and Family Services
This program provides substance use disorder counseling
130 Maple Street
Springfield, MA 1103

*CHD Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
489 Bernardston Road
Greenfield, MA 1301

Community Health Link – Orchard Street Program*
This is a Residential / Long-term program
17 Orchard Street
Leominster, MA 1453

Health Care Resource Centers New Bedford*
This program is a medication-assisted treatment and offers substance use disorder counseling
8 Kilburn Street
New Bedford, MA 2740
*accepts Medicare part B

Hector Reyes House (Latino Men)
This is a 25 Bed program for Latino Men
27 Vernon Street
Worcester, MA 01610

Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell Community and Family Counseling Services*
This program offers mental health counseling and outpatient substance use disorder counseling
99 Church Street
Lowell, MA 1852
*accepts Medicare

Riverside Community Care – Outpatient Center at Norwood
This program offers dual diagnosis and treats mental illnesses co-occuring with substance use disorder
190 Lenox Street
Norwood, MA 2062

The Dimock Center – My Sister’s House (Women only)
This is a long term residential program
56 Dimock Street
Roxbury, MA 2119
617-442-8800 x1420