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Tough Love

Support groups for parents experiencing unacceptable or out-of-control behavior from their children. Nominal charge per family.

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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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Howard County Autism Society

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Child Care Resource Center

Free to Howard County residents. Assists parents in locating child care to meet their needs; has computerized listing of the following: Registered family child care, Licensed center-based and school-aged programs, Certified camps, Nursery schools, Head Start programs

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Chai (Counselors Helping (South) Asians/Indians)

CHAI is a non-profit organization working to reduce the stigma of mental health services and to increase access to services among the South Asian American community. CHAI’s mission is to holistically provide proactive, culturally competent information and referrals on mental … Continue reading

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The ARC of Howard County

Residential, individual and family support, respite care, vocational and day support for those with developmental disabilities, parenting classes.

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eMerge, Inc.

Provides assistance to individuals with diverse challenges. Individualized assistance may include support, residential services, transportation, supported employment, vocational programs. State and Federally funded.

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Developmental Disabilities Administration

The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) has four regional offices throughout the state. DDA is a department under the state agency Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH). Howard County residents are part of the Central Maryland Region: Developmental Disabilities Administration, … 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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On Our Own of Howard County, Inc.

Wellness & Recovery Center: On Our Own of Howard County operates a Wellness & Recovery Center at various times on weekdays and weekends and on holidays for county residents who have a behavioral health issue (i.e. mental health or substance … Continue reading

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