Men's Recovery Home

The Men's Recovery Home, formerly located at 102 Appleton Street in Lowell, recently moved to the grounds of the Tewksbury Hospital, has provided substance abuse treatment to individuals struggling with addictions since 1972. The program continues to provide critical housing and supportive services to over 75 men a year in early recovery. It serves as a centerpiece in the drug and alcohol recovery program in the city. Residents work as they prepare to return to the community, independent and substance free. Treatment encompasses:

  • Individual and group addiction counseling.
  • HIV/AIDS prevention and education.
  • Relapse prevention and case management.
  • Referrals for medical and mental health services, vocational training, and securing transitional and permanent housing.
Persons served must be 18 years or older, and an average length of stay is six months. For information on the referral process please contact Linda Cunha at 978-459-3371.


Men’s Recovery Home Application Process

  1. Complete an APPLICATION FORM (must include accompanied documentation; see bottom of application for list).
  2. Fax to 978-459-9136.
  3. Program will confirm the receipt of your application within 2 business days.
  4. When your application and required documentation are complete; you will be placed on the “Referral List.”  Please note: An admissions decision will be made within two weeks of receiving a completed application.
  5. If you meet “admissions criteria,” a face-to-face interview will be scheduled. Please Note: Interviews are Scheduled on Tuesdays between 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.