Since 1977

Individual Focus, Community Perspective

The National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA) takes an innovative approach to break the destructive cycle often associated with the human service and correctional systems. We provide individual care, concern, and treatment for intellectual and emotionally disabled youth and adults, and those involved in the criminal justice system.

NCIA’s Programs Provide The Skills And Individualized Training In Preparation For Competitive Community Placement

Adult Services

NCIA guides individuals toward productive, socially acceptable lives. Through unconditional care and personal attention, NCIA’s family of services helps individuals discover a world of possibilities as unique as they are.

Business Services

NCIA’s Career Development Program fosters and develops our individuals with job-readiness skills and individualized training in preparation for competitive job placement.

Criminal Justice Services

NCIA’s criminal justice advocacy services provides a range of services, such as federal sentencing expertise, prison consultation and parole advocacy to defense attorneys, defendants, inmates and court systems throughout the country.

The Latest News From NCIA

Patrick Boyce Joins NCIA Criminal Justice Services Team

NCIA is pleased to welcome Patrick Boyce as a Federal Mitigation Specialist/Senior Advisor for our Criminal Justice Services. Patrick will work on the front lines with clients explaining and coordinating all aspects and benefits of our sentencing mitigation and...

Herbert J. Hoelter Vocational Training Center Celebrates First Graduating Class

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, NCIA celebrated the graduation of 40 veterans from the Herbert J. Hoelter Vocational Training Center. This marks the first graduating cohort since the grand opening of the center in September. Of the 40 veterans, 21 graduated from the...

NCIA Hires Sandra Mock-Myers as Director of Human Resources

For Immediate Release December 5, 2017 The National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA) is pleased to announce that Sandra Mock-Myers will be the new Director of Human Resources. Sandra has been operating in this role for the past 90 days and has agreed to...

Administrative Office
7130 Rutherford Road
Baltimore, MD 21244

Career Development Center
2621 Lord Baltimore Drive
Baltimore, MD 21244

Youth In Transition School
7205 Rutherford Road
Baltimore, MD 21244

HJH Vocational Training Center
301 South Central Ave.
Baltimore MD 21202

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