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Methadone Intakes
Evaluations for Alcohol and Other Drugs
Mental Health Evaluations
Moms' and Children's Residential Program
Court-Ordered Treatment
HIV Testing
Needle Exchange Program

Methadone, Suboxone, and Revia Intakes

WHERE: Lancaster Center, 2713 Lancaster Avenue Site only.


We recommend that individuals get here as early as possible.

Monday – 8 people admitted

Tuesday – Transfer appointments for individuals who have 6 months of documented abstinence time at their current clinic

Wednesday – 8 people admitted

Thursday – 4 people admitted

Friday – 4 people admitted

BRING: A picture ID and proof of Delaware residence.  All intakes must have a photo ID with them at the time of intake.
Pricing:  Intake $10, Daily dosing $6, Subutext $6 (Treatment and intakes fees are free with Medicaid (except for Subutext.)

Same-day medication is available in most cases.  No appointments are given admission based on need. Everyone who shows will be seen by a nurse and clinical staff who will take your information and will be able to answer all your questions. Same day support services are available to all. First priority is given to pregnant women and HIV-positive persons.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please call (302) 656-2348.

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Behavioral Health Evaluations

In New Castle County or Sussex County

In New Castle County:

WHERE: Alpha Center, 2500 West 4th Street, Wilmington

WHEN: Walk in Monday-Thursday 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM.

BRING: A picture ID and proof of Delaware residence.

We take walk-ins only, first come, first served. First priority is given to pregnant women and HIV-positive persons.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please call (302) 472-0381.

Mental Health Evaluations

WHERE: Alpha/Anchor, 2500 West 4th Street, Suite 5 B, Wilmington, DE 19805

WHEN: By appointment only

BRING: A picture ID and Medicaid/Insurance Card.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please call (302) 472-0381.

In Sussex County:

WHERE: Georgetown Center, 528 East Market Street, Georgetown

WHEN: By appointment at (302) 856-4700. First priority is given to pregnant women and HIV-positive persons.

BRING: A picture ID and proof of Delaware residence.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:Please call (302) 856-4700.

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Admissions to The Lighthouse Program

ADMISSION CRITERIA: Women over the age of 18 with up to two (2) children under 8 years old. Authorization by the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health’s (DSAMH’s) enrollment and eligibility unit. First priority is given to pregnant women and HIV-positive persons.

CALL: (302) 424-8080 to schedule an assessment.

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Court-Ordered & Drug Diversion Treatment

ADMISSION CRITERIA: If you are court-ordered to undergo drug testing and attend education groups.

WHERE: 2500 West 4th Street (upstairs) Suite 5B Wilmington, DE 19805.

CALL: (302) 472-0381 for information.

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HIV Testing

Ever had unprotected sex? Rapid HIV Testing is free and confidential. Results are returned in 20 minutes.

WHERE: Available at every Needle Exchange Site, or call (302) 655-9880, ext. 121 for an appointment.

BRING: A Picture ID.

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Needle Exchange Program

The Division of Public Health and BCCS have partnered to offer needle exchange in the community.


You Must Be:

  • An active injected drug user,
  • At least 14 years of age, and
  • A resident of the city of Wilmington.


  • You must turn in used needles for new needles. One used needle for each new one.(5 used ones = 5 new ones; 10 used ones = 10 new ones; etc.)
  • Bring old needles in an empty, plastic container (like a soda bottle or a sharps container)
  • If you do not have a container, bundle used needles with rubber bands in bundles of 5. All the needles should be facing the same way.

Locations of Needle Exchange Services:

The service is provided on a mobile van at sites throughout Wilmington.  For the current schedule, click here for English or Spanish version.

Current Site Locations

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8 AM          
9 AM
10 AM 3rd and Delamore Eastside, behind Benny's off 8th and Church Sts.
11 AM
12 PM   5th and Harrison  
1 PM 3rd and Church (near Christina Park) 14th and Northeast Blvd. (Governor Printz)
2 PM 6th and Madison  
3 PM C and Townsend Streets, Southbridge Speakman Park, 30th and Church    
4 PM  
5 PM    
6 PM 5th and Harrison
7 PM

DROP IN CENTER NEP HOURS at 2713 Lancaster Ave.- Monday 10AM to Noon.

It is best to call or access this Web site for information and to find the service site closest to you.

Where to Get More Information:

By phone:(302) 504-5889


By Web: www.brandywinecounseling.org

By mail:
  Brandywine Counseling & Community Services, Inc.
  2713 Lancaster Avenue
  Wilmington, Delaware 19805

Click here to contact us with any questions you may have.

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