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Howard County Department of Social Services

Applications are accepted Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with extended hours 1 st and 3 rd Wednesday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Must sign-in with a representative upon arrival. Emergency financial and housing assistance for persons in … Continue reading

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Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence

Provides direct services for victims of family violence including a 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention, counseling, support group, emergency shelter, client advocacy, children’s program, court accompaniment, information and referral.

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Stand-Up HoCo: A Campaign to Prevent Bullying

Stand Up HoCo is a safe way to report: Bullying, harassment or intimidation Cyberbullying (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Text Message, Instant Message) Fights, drugs, alcohol or weapons       Friends who talk about hurting themselves There are two ways to … Continue reading

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Runaway Switchboard

A national service based in Chicago. Provides assistance, including transportation, to runaway children. Crisis intervention, advice to parents, message center.

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National Family Resiliency Center, Inc.

Educational and therapeutic services for children and parents; individual, family and group counseling, educational programs, mediation, child-focused access planning, online Family Connections parenting plan program; volunteer peer counseling, community education, publications, advocacy and professional training and certification.

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MSA-The Child and Adolescent Center

The program specializes in treating children and adolescents that are experiencing crisis. The program also provides partial hospital and intensive outpatient services. The services include psychiatric evaluations, medication management, crisis intervention, individual, group and family therapy and expressive art therapy. … Continue reading

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Juvenile Sexual Offender Treatment Program

In an effort to reduce recidivism with this specialized population, MPB Group has developed a multisystemic model of treatment to include assessment, treatment and psychiatric care. The program is individually tailored through assessments of the youth, family and environment. In … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP) for Youth in Howard County

Through this program, more comprehensive supportive services are offered to the children and families in Howard and neighboring counties of Montgomery, Baltimore, Prince George’s counties. Service offered: support of cultural interests, mobility and transportation skills, accessing available entitlements /resources, social … Continue reading

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Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health (MCF)

The Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health is a grassroots coalition of family and advocacy organizations dedicated to improving services for children with mental health needs and their families and building a network of information and support for … Continue reading

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Kennedy Krieger Institute

Provides assessment and treatment to children between the ages of 2 to 18 years with a variety of behavior problems including sleep difficulties, tantrums, toileting issues, poor social skills and conduct related problems. This clinic will specialize in serving children … Continue reading

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