Catholic Charities | 301-274-0680
Catholic Charities is a social services organization of the Archdiocese of Washington. They offer emergency shelter at Angel's Watch for victims of intimate partner violence and also provide food and housing services.
Center for Children | 301-609-9887
Center for Children offers services to children, youth, and families. Services include assessment and evaluation, psychological/psychiatric testing, therapy, court advocacy, co-parenting education, and supervised visitation for non-custodial parents.
Charles County Courthouse | 301-609-6223
If you find yourself involved in legal proceedings related to intimate partner violence or sexual assault, the on-site Domestic Violence Coordinator can help. The Charles County Courthouse also issues protective and peace orders and offers free legal consultations at family and civil law clinics.
DHS meets physical and mental healthcare needs with services including HIV care and PrEP provision, family planning, STI and cancer screenings, immunizations, dental care, mental health counseling, and substance abuse treatment. DHS also provides assistance programs including children's health insurance, pregnant women's health insurance, and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) benefits.
Charles County Department of Social Services (DSS) | 301-392-6400
DSS provides assistance in the form of Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), Emergency Assistance to Families with Children, Medicaid and medical assistance, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as "food stamps"), and more.
Charles County Sheriff's Office | 301-932-2222
If you feel unsafe or threatened, officers from the Sheriff's Department are only a phone call away. Community members may also request patrol checks at their residence to ensure their continued safety.
Greater Baden Medical Services | 301-888-2233
Greater Baden Medical Services (GBMS) is a community health center that provides comprehensive health services to both insured and uninsured community members. Services include adult and pediatric primary care, physical examinations, behavioral health care, and case management.
Health Partners Clinic | 301-645-3556
Health Partners Clinic provides low cost adult primary medical care, women's wellness and health education, pediatric and adult dental services, and clothing and pharmacy assistance for uninsured and Maryland Medicaid-insured community members.
Legal Aid Bureau | 301-932-6661
The Maryland Legal Aid Bureau offers a range of free legal services for financially qualified community members and people over age 60 throughout the state. Legal Aid assists in civil--not criminal--legal matters including protective orders, child custody, and spousal support.
Lifestyles of Maryland | 301-609-9900
Lifestyles of Maryland aims to connect community members to available resources and to provide affordable, accessible services to individuals, families, and the community. Services include a food pantry, clothing closet, emergency rent/utility/prescription assistance, emergency and supportive housing, and case management.
ASHA for Women | 1-888-417-2742
ASHA for Women is dedicated to providing support to South Asian women living in abusive marriages and homes. Created in 1989 by South Asians to circumvent many of the language, cultural, and social barriers that can stop many from seeking help, ASHA has helped hundreds of women and children move on to lead safer, happier lives. ASHA serves women and children living in the DC/MD/VA area, with origins in the South Asian countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal , Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Clients stem from various faiths including but not limited to Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Jainism.
The mission of the Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center is to ensure that victims of crime receive justice and are treated with dignity and compassion through comprehensive victims’ rights and services. Services include maximizing benefits from victims' rights and programs, court accompaniment, support groups, and legal and financial assistance.
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board is a remedial body designed to provide aid and assistance to victims of crime in Maryland. The Board can reimburse applicants for medical, dental, and counseling expenses, lost wages due to disability, and lost income due to the incarceration of an abusive partner.
Maryland Safe At Home | 1-800-633-9657 x3875
Safe at Home is an address confidentiality program that protects victims of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking by providing a substitute address to victims who have moved or are about to move to a new location unknown to the offender.
With VINE, victims of intimate partner violence and/or sexual assault can track protective order status and receive notifications regarding an offender's position within the system (i.e. incarcerated, released, on probation/parole).
MVLS provides free legal services to low income Marylanders in civil legal matters. Apply for services online or by phone during established intake hours.
Planned Parenthood | 301-645-6800
Planned Parenthood's Waldorf Health Center offers services including birth control and emergency contraceptives, HIV and STD testing, pregnancy testing, reproductive/sexual healthcare for women and men, and abortion referrals.
QCI provides a range of mental healthcare services including individual counseling for children, adolescents, and adults, couple's and family counseling, anger management, and substance abuse treatment.
State's Attorney's Office | 301-932-3350
The Charles County State's Attorney's Office is responsible for the enforcement of State criminal laws and presents cases in District and Circuit Court. Victims of intimate partner and/or sexual violence may benefit from services provided by the Victim/Witness Unit and the Domestic Violence Coordinator.