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Where to Find Help

UPDATED August 23, 2017

Local Programs

Maryland

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Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse.  If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county.  (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

Please note that we list the organizations by the county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple counties.  You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead. 

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Baltimore

County-Wide Hotline
Hotline: (410) 828-6390
The 24-hour Baltimore and Carroll County hotline provides assistance to victims of domestic abuse.

CHANA
101 West Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201
Hotline: (410) 234-0023
Phone: (410) 234-0030
Web: http://chanabaltimore.org/
Email: info@chanabaltimore.org
CHANA provides services to women, men, children, and elders who have experienced physical, psychological, sexual and/or financial abuse. Services include crisis intervention, legal advocacy, supportive counseling, safety planning, prevention and awareness. CHANA provides services to Baltimore County.

Family and Children Services of Central Maryland
4623 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21209
Hotline: (410) 828-639 (Baltimore County) or (443) 865-8031 (Carroll County)
Phone: (410) 281-1334
Phone: (410) 366-1980
Web: http://www.fcsmd.org/domestic-violence.html
Family and Children’s Services’ (FCS) Family Violence Project provides services to victims of domestic violence and their children. Services include a 24-hour hotline, counseling, support groups, and safe housing. FCS serves West Baltimore and Carroll Counties.

Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County
P.O. Box 3909
Baltimore, MD 21222
Hotline: (410) 828-6390
Phone: (410) 285-4357
Phone: (410) 285-7496 (Shelter)
Web: http://www.familycrisiscenter.net
Email: info@familycrisiscenter.net
The Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County provides services to family members experiencing conflict and family violence. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency safer shelter, transitional shelter, victim advocacy, lethality assessment program, and an abuser intervention program. The Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County, Inc. serves Baltimore County.

The House Of Ruth Maryland
2201 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MA 21218
Hotline: (410) 889-7884 or (888) 880-7884 (Legal)
Phone: (410) 889-0840
Fax: (410) 889-9347
Web: http://www.hruth.org/
Email: info@horuth.org
The House of Ruth Maryland provides services to victims and survivors of domestic violence. Services include a 24-hour hotline; emergency shelter and transitional housing; prevention and education; intervention; and legal advocacy. The House of Ruth Maryland’s Marjorie Cook DV Legal Clinic helps victims obtain protective orders, peace orders, and divorce decrees, custody of their children, and child support. House of Ruth serves Baltimore County.

TurnAround (Baltimore Office)
The Walbert Building
1800 North Charles Street, 404
Baltimore, MD 21201
Hotline: (410) 828-6390
Phone: (410) 837-7000
Web: http://www.turnaroundinc.org
Email: info@turnaroundinc.org
TurnAround provides services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. Services include a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, case management, group and individual therapy, legal advocacy, transitional housing, referrals, and employment readiness. TurnAround serves Baltimore County.

TurnAround, Inc. (Eastern Avenue Office)
Walter L. Carter Building
6908 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
Hotline: (410) 828-6390
Phone: (443) 503-6383
Web: http://www.turnaroundinc.org
Email: info@turnaroundinc.org
TurnAround provides services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. Services include a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, case management, group and individual therapy, legal advocacy, transitional housing, referrals, and employment readiness. TurnAround serves Baltimore County.

TurnAround (Towson Office)
8503 LaSalle Road, 2nd Floor
Towson, MD 21286
Hotline: (443) 279-0379
Phone: (410) 377-8111
Fax: (410) 377-6806
Web: http://www.turnaroundinc.org
Email: info@turnaroundinc.org
TurnAround provides services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. Services include a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, case management, group and individual therapy, legal advocacy, transitional housing, referrals, and employment readiness. TurnAround serves Baltimore County.

Bedford

Family Crisis Resource Center, Inc.
146 Bedford Street, Suite 1
Cumberland, MD 21502
Hotline: (301) 759-9244
Phone: (301) 759-9246
Fax: (301) 759-4934
Web: http://www.familycrisisresourcecenter.org/
The Family Crisis Resource Center (FCRC) provides services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, rape, sexual assault/abuse, child abuse, and stalking. Services include a 24-hour helpline, shelter, information and referrals, crisis intervention, case management, individual and group counseling, advocacy and accompaniment, Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), domestic violence follow-ups, and supervised visitation and exchange. FCRC serves Bedford County.

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