Mission: The mission of new england aftercare ministries is to create and foster a christian organization to:provide a means for the church of jesus christ to offer reconciliation to god and to society for persons with substance abuse problems;provide a structured, loving environment, by which those who are sincerely motivated might successfully reenter society;aid in building intimate and supportive relationships between churches and residents in the program;minister to the needs of families related to the program;be a good witness to the love and power of god in the community;establish a center or centers in which this work can be accomplished.
Programs: Neam was incorporated in 1984 to counsel ex-offenders in the newengland area. The bridge house residential substance abuse recoveryprogram was opened in 1987 and now serves approximately thirty threemen at a time. The programs are six to nine months long. Men come tothe programs with substance abuse problems. They may or may not have criminal justice backgrounds. Neam also provides counseling, case management, and recovery lifestyle training.