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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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Anne Arundel

YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County
1517 Ritchie Highway, Suite 201
Arnold, MD 21012
Hotline: (410) 222-6800
Phone: (410) 626-7800
Fax: (410) 626-7312
Web: http://www.annapolisywca.org/domestic_violence
Email: Info@ywcaaac.org
The Annapolis YWCA’s Domestic Violence Program provides services to victims and survivors of domestic violence. Services include: a 24-hour hotline, safe shelter, adult and child counseling, legal advocacy, Abuser Intervention Program, Mentoring Connections (local women connecting with professional women to receive career advice, mentoring and employment opportunities), financial literacy and job skills training, and support groups.

Baltimore

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.

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

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 (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.

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.

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.

Calvert

Crisis Intervention Center
Calvert County Health Department
975 Solomons Island Road North
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Hotline: (410) 535-1121 or (301) 855-1075
Phone: (410) 535-5400
Fax: (410) 535-5285
Web: http://www.calverthealth.org/personalhealth/crisisintervention/index.htm
Email: CrisisInterventionCCHD@dhmh.state.md.us
The Crisis Intervention Center is provides services to victims of domestic violence. Services include a 24-hour hotline, individual counseling and support groups, shelter, education and prevention, Abuser Intervention Program, and advocacy and accompaniment. The Crisis Intervention Center serves Calvert County.

Caroline

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence
P.O. Box 5
Denton, MD 21629
Hotline: (800) 927-4673
Phone: (410) 479-1149 (Administration)
Web: http://www.mscfv.org
Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence (MSCFV) provides services to victims of domestic violence. Services include a 24-hour hotline; individual and group counseling; advocacy; legal advocacy and court accompaniment; transitional housing; mental health counseling; crisis response and emergency food and clothing; pet safety; and an Abuser Intervention Program (AIP). MSCFV serves Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties.

Carroll

Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland
22 North Court Street
Westminister, MD 21157
Hotline: (410) 828-639 (Baltimore County) or (443) 865-8031 (Carroll County)
Phone: (410) 876-1233
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.

Cecil

Cecil County Help Center
135 East High Street
Elkton, MD 21922
Hotline: (410) 996-0333
Phone: (410) 996-0260
Fax: (410) 996-0696
Web: http://www.cecilhelp4u.com/
Email: helpcenter@cecilhelp4u.com
The Cecil County Help Center’s (HSDC) Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Center (DVRCC) provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include a 24-hour hotline, safe shelter, individual counseling and support groups, safety planning, legal consultation, children’s programs, court and hospital accompaniment, and community education. The Cecil County Help Center serves Cecil County.

Charles

Center for Abused Persons
2670 Crain Highway, Suite 303
Waldorf, MD 20603
Hotline: (301) 645-3336 or (301) 645-8994
Phone: (301) 843-1110
Web: http://centerforabusedpersonscharlescounty.org/wordpress/
The Center for Abused Persons (CAP) provides services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Services include a 24-hour hotline, information, referrals to outside agencies, crisis intervention counseling, community education and awareness, and legal advocacy. CAP serves Charles County.

Frederick

Heartly House, Inc.
P.O. Box 857
Frederick, MD 21705
Hotline: (301) 662-8800
Phone: (301) 418-6610
Fax: (301) 663-4334
Web: http://www.heartlyhouse.org
Heartly House, Inc. provides services to victims of intimate partner abuse, rape/sexual assault, and child abuse. Services include: a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, individual and group counseling, victim advocate services and legal representation, medical advocacy services for victims of sexual assault, abuser intervention groups, transitional housing, and community outreach and professional education. Heartly House serves Frederick County.

Garrett

The Dove Center
12978 Garrett Highway, Suite 201
Oakland, MD 21550
Hotline: (800) 656-4673 and (301) 334-9000
Phone: (301) 334-6255
Web: http://www.gcdovecenter.org/
Email: dovecenter@verizon.net
The Dove Center provides services to female and male adult and children victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Services include: a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, individual and group counseling, advocacy, accompaniment to legal medical, and other related appointments. The Dove Center serves Garrett County.

Harford

Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 1207
Bel Air, MD 21014
Hotline: (410) 836-8430
Phone: (410) 836-8431
Phone: (410) 879-3486
Web: http://www.sarc-maryland.org
Email: info@sarc-maryland.org
The Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center (SARC) provides services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking. Services include: a 24-hour hotline, safe housing, counseling, crisis intervention, and an Abuser Intervention Program. SARC serves Harford County.

Howard

Hopeworks
9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 300
Columbia, MD 21046
Hotline: (410) 997-2272 or (800) 752-0191
Phone: (410) 997-0304
Web: http://www.wearehopeworks.org/
Hopeworks provides services to victims of sexual and intimate partner violence. Services Include: a 24-hour hotline, hospital accompaniment, emergency shelter, transitional housing, advocacy, counseling, legal services, and an Abuser Intervention Program. Hopeworks serves Howard County.

Montgomery

Department of Health and Human Services Montgomery County
Abused Persons Program
1301 Piccard Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (240) 777-4210
Web: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHSProgram/Program.aspx?id=BHCS/BHCSAbusedPerson-p207.htm
The Abused Persons Program under the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in Montgomery County provides services to victims of partner-related domestic abuse and their families. Services include a crisis shelter, counseling, and family violence prevention. The Abused Persons Program serves Montgomery County.

Montgomery County Family Justice Center
600 Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20852
Hotline: (24) 773-4000
Phone: (240) 773-0444
Web: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/fjc/
The Montgomery County Family Justice Center provides services to victims of family violence. The Center co-locates multiple agencies to provide coordinated advocacy, law enforcement, civil legal services, and social services. Services include: safety planning, legal advocacy, legal representation for Civil Protective Orders, Counseling, Immigration consultation (VAWA), emergency Protective Orders, shelter placement, referral to Safe Havens for pets, and a child advocacy center (off site). The Family Justice Center serves Montgomery County.

Prince George's

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Center
Prince George's Hospital
3001 Hospital Drive
Cheverly, MD 20785
Hotline: (301) 618-3154
Web: http://www.dimensionshealth.org/dimensions-healthcare-facilities/prince-georges-hospital-center/domestic-violence-and-sexual-assault-center-dvsac/
The Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Center (DV/SAC) offers services to victims/survivors of sexual violence. Services include: crisis counseling, forensic exams, victim advocacy, and community education. DV/SAC serves Prince George’s County.

Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County, Inc.
3601 Taylor Street
Brentwood, MD 20722
Hotline: (301) 731-1203
Phone: (301) 779-2100
Fax: (301) 779-2104
Web: http://www.familycrisiscenter-pgco.org
Email: info@familycrisiscenter-pgco.org
The Family Crisis Center of Prince George’s County, Inc. provides services to victims of domestic violence. Services include: a 24-hour hotline; emergency shelter with individual and group counseling, and case management; Abuser Intervention Program (AIP); and an Anger Management Program. Family Crisis Center of Prince George’s County, Inc. serves Prince George’s County.

Mary's Center
8908 Riggs Road
Adelphi, MD 20783
Hotline: (888) 793-4357
Phone: (202) 313-1705
Web: http://www.maryscenter.org
Mary’s Center provides services to undeserved, and uninsured men, women, and children. Services for domestic violence include: abuse screening and referrals; individual counseling; case management; safety planning; legal navigation assistance; shelter placement; and community outreach. Mary’s Center serves D.C., Prince George’s and Baltimore Counties.

St. Mary's

Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy
23918 Mervell Dean Road
Hollywood, MD 20636
Phone: (301) 373-4141
Fax: (301) 373-4147
Web: http://www.smcfa.net/
Email: smcfa@md.metrocast.net
The Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy (SMCFA) provides services to victims of domestic violence. Services include: advocacy; legal assistance; and information and referrals to community programs. SMCFA serves Saint Mary’s, Charles, and Calvert Counties.

Walden
30007 Business Center Drive
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Hotline: (301) 863-6661
Phone: (301) 997-1300 Ext. 831
Phone: (888) 912-7366
Fax: (301) 290-0280
Web: http://www.waldensierra.org
Email: info@waldensierra.org
Walden provides services to people in crisis and recovery, who have experienced trauma and behavioral health. Services include: outpatient substance abuse; residential treatment program; medically managed detoxification; structured programs; medication assisted therapy; and family education. Domestic violence and sexual assault services include: crisis counseling; advocacy services for children, adolescents and adults; Abuser Intervention (AIP) and Anger Management services; safety planning; short-term emergency sheltering; accompaniment to forensic exams; facilitation of access to protective orders; and referral to additional Walden or community partner services. Walden serve Saint Mary’s County.

Washington

Citizens Assisting and Sheltering the Abused, Inc.
116 West Baltimore Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hotline: (301) 739-8975
Phone: (301) 739-4990
Fax: (301) 790-0064
Web: http://www.casainc.org
Email: casa4@myactv.net
Citizens Assisting and Sheltering the Abused, Inc. (CASA) provides services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or rape. Services include: individual counseling; support groups; abuser intervention; legal advocacy and accompaniment; temporary emergency shelter to victims of domestic violence; career advisement; monthly workshops that deal with issues such as legal rights, self-esteem, job readiness and nutrition and parenting skills. CASA serves Washington County.

Wicomico

Life Crisis Center
P.O. Box 387
Salisbury, MD 21803
Hotline: (410) 749-4357
Phone: (410) 749-0632
Web: http://www.lifecrisiscenter.org
Life Crisis Center (LCC) provides services to women, men, and children who are victims of domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, and child abuse. Services include: 24-hour hotline, counseling, safe accommodation, medical and legal advocacy, case management, monitored exchanges/supervised visitations, and outreach education. LCC serves Wicomico, Worcester, and Somerset Counties.

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