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 adults and youth who have intellectual and emotional disabilities, and those involved in the criminal justice system.

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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

SENTENCING OF THE “VARSITY BLUES” DEFENDANTS — AN INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY TO BENEFIT OUR COMMUNITIES

Sentencing of the “Varsity Blues” Defendants — An Incredible Opportunity to Benefit our Communities Without question, the sentencing of the defendants in the “Varsity Blues” case is going to be controversial. The case involves dozens of well-heeled defendants and...

NCIA Gazette- April 2019

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The First Step Act– Waiting for Godot

For those who remember Samuel Becket’s play, Waiting for Godot, then the implementation of the First Step Act will be a déjà vu’.  In the play, two individuals await the arrival of someone who never comes.  The First Step Act, uncannily similar to the Second...

Administrative Office
7130 Rutherford Road
Baltimore, MD 21244
443-780-1300

Career Development Center
2621 Lord Baltimore Drive
Baltimore, MD 21244
443-780-1347

Youth In Transition School
7205 Rutherford Road
Baltimore, MD 21244
410-780-1439

HJH Vocational Training Center
301 South Central Ave.
Baltimore MD 21202
410-622-5082

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