Since 1977

Individual Focus, Community Perspective

“The mission of the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA) is to help create a society in which all persons who come into contact with human service or correctional systems are provided an environment of individual care, concern and treatment. NCIA is dedicated to developing quality programs and professional services that advocate timely intervention and unconditional care.”

The Latest News From NCIA

Health Update 4/1 – DDA Guidance for Residential Program

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) is providing guidance in reference to visitors to residential homes and essential staff travel documentations, during Governor Hogan’s stay-at-home order. CLICK HERE for OLC...

Virtual Vocational Training During Outbreak Classes have moved online to get people certified for essential jobs during the outbreak.

Health Updates 3/31 – Stay at Home Directive and Essential Employees

NCIA COVID-19 Health Updates 3/31 Yesterday Governor Hogan signed an executive order instituting stay-at-home directive effect 8 p.m. last night. Here is the updated order defining "essential activities": - The governor also said essential personnel may utilize public...

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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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