Bridgeport | 1.203.372.3333     New Haven | 1.203.562.2101  

New Era Rehabilitation Center Inc. is a private comprehensive substance abuse treatment facility that specializes in methadone maintenance. NERC was founded in 2002 by Drs. Ebenezer and Christina Kolade. The center is comprised of two facilities, located in Bridgeport and New Haven, Connecticut. NERC is licensed by the Connecticut Department of Public Health, the Center of Substance Abuse Treatment, and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The New Haven facility is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

NERC is focused on providing patient-focused care that results in positive health outcomes and behavioral changes. The agency applies a proven, research-based medical approach in treating substance abuse while taking into consideration the needs and wants of the patients and their families. We are a family-orientated organization with family values, and we pride ourselves on treating our patients with respect, compassion, and fairness.


Our Philosophy

The staff of the New Era Rehabilitation Center, Inc. believes that chemical dependency and mental health issues of any form are devastating illnesses that affect all aspects of a person’s life. We believe all people are capable of change and we are firmly dedicated to assisting individuals and families in recovering from the ravages of substance abuse, restoring quality of life, and obtaining enduring sobriety.


Our Vision

To be a community resource and industry leader in the treatment of substance abuse.


Our Mission Statement

New Era Rehabilitation Center, Inc. is committed to assisting individuals and families in recovering from addiction. We are committed to inspiring individuals and their families to reach their highest potential. We do this by providing comprehensive addiction treatment services, restoring hope, and reducing harm caused by substance abuse in the community. We believe that all human beings have the right to quality care.