Addiction Recovery Services

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Addiction Recovery Services are offered in St. Catharines and Port Colborne. The programs are members of Addictions Ontario.

Contact information is provided under each addiction service listed below.

New Port Centre

The New Port Centre at our Port Colborne Site offers residential and community treatment options to help people overcome substance use. The New Port Centre treatment culture is flexible, respectful and compassionate and a range of services is available for men and women at this 35-bed residential facility. The 18-day program for addiction recovery offers a menu of treatment choices to serve clients’ needs.

Addiction Recovery Downloads:

Intake Package

Medical Profile Forms

Phone: 905-378-4647 ext. 32500 | Email: NewPortAdmin@niagarahealth.on.ca 

Withdrawal Management (Detox)

Withdrawal Management Services (Detox) is a 20-bed program; 12 beds for men’s withdrawal and 8 beds for women’s withdrawal. The service is located at 264 Welland Ave. in St. Catharines and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The services provided include telephone support, safe withdrawal management, supportive counselling, access and referrals to community services.

No referral is necessary and a call is recommended to ensure availability.
Phone: 905 682 7211

Rapid Access Addictions Medicine (RAAM) Clinic

Adult Outpatient Mental Health Referral Form

The RAAM (Rapid Access Addictions Medicine) Clinic is a clinic for people looking for help with substance use (alcohol and/or other drugs). This service provides assessments and treatment for substance use problems such as alcohol, opioids, cocaine, benzodiazepines, and cannabis. Medications may be prescribed for substance use, withdrawal, and craving. Referrals for counselling will be offered. Treatment or referrals for any co-occurring psychiatric problem will be provided as necessary.

For opioid use disorders, opioid agonist treatment with methadone and buprenorphine are available. Patients with chronic pain on opioids can be referred and assessed for presence of a possible opioid use disorder. However if these patients do not have an opioid use disorder they will not be seen on an ongoing basis and opioid prescriptions will not be provided.

Please have your family doctor complete a Rapid Access Addiction Medicine referral form and fax to 905-704-4420 and if any questions call 905-378-4647 ext 49613. For self-referrals please call 905-378-4647 ext 49463

The Out & About Clinic

The Out and About Clinic, 264 Welland Avenue in St. Catharines, provides care to clients who have an opiate addiction with Methadone or Suboxone replacement therapy.

Multidisciplinary treatment is offered by a therapeutic team including a physician, nurse practitioner, and general and addiction-specific counselling staff. The nurse practitioner is available to provide primary medical care to those clients who do not have a family doctor.

Access and referrals are available to all services of Niagara Health, including hepatitis care.
Phone: 289-479-5090

A Better Choice

A Better Choice program, 264 Welland Avenue in St. Catharines, provides intensive case management to pregnant/parenting women with substance use issues and their family units (ages 0 – 6 years).

Parenting skills training and health teaching, advocacy and referrals are also provided.

Phone: 905-378-1075
Email: ABC@niagarahealth.on.ca 

Community Partners

Niagara Health works with many mental health and addictions community partners...learn more.

Methadone Clinics Available At The Following Sites

Port Colborne New Port Centre
Phone: 905-378-4647 ext. 32542

Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie
Phone: 905-378-4647 ext. 50102

St. Catharines (264 Welland Avenue)
Phone: 289-479-5090

Niagara Health System