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The Center for Abused Persons (CAP) is a private non-profit agency dedicated to reducing the prevalence and impact of interpersonal violence within Charles County. CAP offers a broad range of services that aim to support adults and adolescents affected by intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and/or childhood sexual abuse. Services include 24-hour crisis hotline, individual counseling, victim advocacy, support groups, abuse intervention programming, and community education.


Annette, Executive Director

Michelle, LCPC, LCADC, Clinical Supervisor, Deputy Director

Patricia, LMSW, Counselor

Bridgette, LGPC, Counselor

Sherry, LGPC, Counselor

Telia, Program Coordinator

Shay, Court Advocate

Hannah, Community Outreach Specialist

Lesley, Hotline Supervisor

Deborah, Hotline Counselor

Lucille, Hotline Counselor

Tarik, Hotline Counselor

Katie, Hotline Counselor

Kianna, Hotline Counselor


The Board of Directors is always looking for individuals willing to lend their expertise with strategic planning, fundraising, raising community awareness, and the criminal-legal system. If you're interested in joining our board, please contact Annette Gilbert-Jackson at 301-645-8994.

2022-2023 Board Members:

Roz Manley, President

Neal Bankenstein, Vice-President/President-Elect

Yolanda Stennett, Secretary/Treasurer

Nicole Daniels

Michelle Bradford

Jason Carlson

Diane Richardson

Leonard Thomas

Ursula Durrah-Williams

Linda Stokes

Shellee Stine

Aleata Dawkins

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