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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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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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Life Crisis Center Hotline

Provides counseling for victims of domestic or sexual assault, suicide prevention, support groups, emergency shelter, shelter referral, medical care, and assistance with the process of prosecution.

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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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Rising Hope

Grief support for mothers who have experienced still birth or miscarriage.

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Healthy Transition-(HT) Services

This program is an effort to educate, support and assist emerging youth and young adults 16-25 years of age with behavioral health challenges regain and maintain independence in the community, while assisting with the unique challenges of transitioning into adulthood. … Continue reading

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Howard County Office of Children’s Services

Provides free information and referral services to parents and community members who are looking for resources for children ages 0-18 years old. Locate: Child Care is a specialized service that provides contact information for preschool and child care programs in … Continue reading

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