Chelsea Substance Use Disorder Services (S.U.D.S) Housing & Basic Support Program


IThe goal of the Substance Use Disorder Services (S.U.D.S) Housing & Basic Support Program is to reduce alcohol and opioid use within the Chelsea Community. CAPIC provides wrap around services to individuals faced with alcohol and substance use and provides case management and access to treatment, transitional housing, and resources to support individuals identified through the Chelsea Community Navigators.

The aim of this program is to connect individuals with substance use disorders to appropriate interventions in a coordinated way and to increase their quality of life as well as their ability to lead a self-sustaining life. Direct services include: emergency housing, transitional housing, emergency food vouchers, cab vouchers or MBTA passes, work stipends, as well as referrals to CAPIC's Responsible Payee Program, employment agencies and many other programs and resources.

CAPIC works closely with the Chelsea Community Health Navigators, Chelsea Police Department and the North Suffolk Mental Health Association. Program Director: Gladys Valentin-Agneta, 617-884-6130 x128

Program Director: Gladys Valentin-Agneta, 617-884-6130, ext. 128

Chelsea Mobile Outreach Team


CAPIC’s Mobile Outreach Team provides enhanced, comprehensive street outreach in Chelsea to identify and refer persons who are homeless and living on the streets, as well as those who are experiencing alcohol/opioid addiction. Blankets, food, basic needs, and medical supplies are provided to those in need.

CAPIC partners with a volunteer licensed physician to provide street medicine to those in need. The Mobile Outreach Team also works closely with the Chelsea Police Department, North Suffolk Mental Health Association, the Chelsea Community Health Navigators, and Health Innovations Healthy Streets.

Program Director: Gladys Valentin-Agneta, 617-884-6130, ext. 128