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Outpatient Medication Assisted Treatment (OMAT)

Outpatient Medication Assisted Treatment (OMAT)

Caritas Central Intake

Methadone treatment for heroin dependent adults ages 18 and older.

Services Offered

Methadone • Opioid Use Disorder • Medication Assisted Treatment • Substance Use


Caritas offers outpatient methadone treatment for clients with opioid use disorder. Methadone is used to help eliminate withdrawal symptoms and cravings for opioids, plus block the effects of opioid use.


140 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60607 41.88477 -87.6673218

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


-Must be medically and psychologically stable as indicated by initial screening.
-Must have had opioid addiction for more than one year.
-Caritas accepts the following insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna,Community Care Alliance, County Care, Healthcare Alliance, IlliniCare, Next Level Health. Copays may apply: Medicaid MCO copays are on a sliding scale basis.
-Uninsured clients without income may receive treatment at no cost through the IDHS/DASA Opioid STR (State Targeted Response) Grant.


  • Medicaid accepted
  • Private insurance accepted


  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

Call 312-850-9411 or walk in for an initial screening M-F 6:00am--5:00pm. If eligible, you will be scheduled for an intake appointment (if available) or put on the wait list. There is often a wait list for this program. Please bring the following to your appointment:

-Social Security card
-Photo ID
-Insurance card (if applicable)