Office hours of operation
12 Step Fellowship Meetings 7 days a week
see meeting schedule
Mission Statement ...
Who We Are...
To deliver the highest quality of confidential services for persons suffering
directly or indirectly from the disease of addiction and in so doing
restore their dignity and respect, which all human beings so rightly
Addiction Referral Center is a not for profit 501-c-3 corporation
organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
Addiction Referral Center was established 43 years ago in the City of
Marlborough as a Drop In Center on Lincoln Street, by a handful of
individuals who were on a quest to remain sober from alcohol addiction.
These dedicated people created a safe alternative they knew would work
ARC came to be a safe haven for all who suffered from alcoholism. They
knew they were addicted and if they were to drink again, surely they
would lose everything in life. It became the quest of ARC's members to
reach out and help fellow alcoholics regain their independence and work
toward the goal of increased self-sufficiency.
men and women suffering from alcoholism and drug addition, come to the
ARC from a local homeless shelter, local businesses, and from every walk
of life. Individuals find a healthy environment where they can attend
meetings and also spend time with recovering people and make lasting
friendships. With the help and guidance of the Director and Board of
Directors the scope of the ARC has broadened and has become an
outstanding nonprofit agency that provides many extensive services to
the community at large, as well as to addicted people and their
What We Do...
- Provide: Access to Crisis Intervention 24 hour a day hot-line (Psychiatric Emergency Services 1-800-640-5432)
Provide: daily meetings and welcome all to the drop-in center to enjoy
fellowship and a healing, healthy environment, where one can spend time
with their peers.
- Provide: referrals and education both to the
alcohol and chemical dependent individual and to the significant others
in their lives.
Provide: education and outreach about chemical dependency to the
community at large, including schools, courts, other municipal agencies
and area industries.
- Provide:Insure quality care for those
afflicted by chemical dependency through referrals to appropriate
in-patient and outpatient
- Provide: aftercare to the sober individual who completed a treatment program.
Provide: support and enhance the dignity and well-being of people
attempting to recover from chemical dependency.
- Provide: educational materials and resources for multi-cultural groups and organizations.
Provide: speakers for area schools, businesses and organizations,
informing all on the danger of addition, introducing them to the many
resources available at The ARC.
Institute self sufficient fund raising projects and activities for all services, with
the goal of receiving public and private funds to achieve our above stated mission(s).
- Work closely with the courts for the rehabilitation of chemically dependent offenders.Providing court mandated community service opportunities.