The Maryland Domestic Violence Service Providers remain committed to serving survivors of intimate partner violence. To learn how local programs are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, click on the following links:

Allegany County

Family Crisis Resource Center

  • 24 Hour Helpline: 301-759-9244
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Anne Arundel County

YWCA Domestic Violence Services

  • 24 Hour Helpline (410-222-6800)
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Baltimore City

CHANA

  • 24 Hour Helpline (410-234-0030)
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Legal Services (via phone or video conference only)
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

CHANA provides victim services for survivors of domestic violence regardless of faith in Baltimore City and Baltimore County; JCADA can also provide culturally-specific services for survivors from the Jewish community. Helpline: 410-234-0030 (Limited hours: Monday-Thursday from 9am-8pm, Friday from 9am-4pm, and Sunday from 9am-Noon). Chatline available here (Limited hours of live chat are available when the purple “Secure Chat” icon appears on the top right of your screen: Monday-Friday from 10-11am and 3-4pm)

SAFE: Stop Abuse of Elders at CHANA Provides victim services for survivors of domestic violence who are elders regardless of faith in Baltimore City and Baltimore County; CHANA can also provide culturally-specific services for survivors who are elders from the Jewish community. Helpline: 410-843-7571 (Limited hours: Monday-Thursday from 9am-8pm, Friday from 9am-4pm, and Sunday from 9am-Noon). Chatline available here. (Limited hours of live chat are available when the purple “Secure Chat” icon appears on the top right of your screen: Monday-Friday from 10-11am and 3-4pm)

House of Ruth Maryland

  • 24 Hour Helpline: (410-889-7884)
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Thrift Store (ClOSED)
  • Community Engagement Center (CLOSED)

Turnaround

  • 24 Hour Helpline (443-279-0379)
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Legal Services (via phone or video conference only)
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Baltimore County

Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County

  • 24 Hour Helpline (410-828-6390)
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Turnaround

  • 24 Hour Helpline (443-279-0379)
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Legal Services (via phone or video conference only)
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Calvert County

Crisis Intervention Center

  • 24 Hour Helpline (410-535-1121 or 301-855-1075)
  • Emergency Shelter (shelter full, but staff will make referrals)
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)

Carroll County

Family and Children’s Services of Central Maryland

  • 24 Hour Helpline (443-865-8031 )
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)

Caroline, Kent, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot Counties

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence

  • 24 Hour Helpline (1-800-927-4673
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Pet Safety (you do not need to leave your pet behind!)
  • Counseling and guidance (via phone or video conference only)

Cecil County

The Bridge

  • 24 Hour Helpline (410-996-0333 )
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)

Charles County

Center for Abused Persons

  • 24-hour Helpline (301-645-3336)
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Frederick County

Heartly House

  • 24-hour Helpline (301-662-8800)
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Legal Services (Court appearances for Orders of Protection, consults via phone or video)
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Garrett County

The Dove Center

  • 24-hour Helpline (301-334-9000)
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Pet Safety (you do not need to leave your pet behind!)
  • Counseling and guidance (via phone or video conference only)
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Harford County

SARC

  • 24 Hour Helpline  (410-836-8430)
  • Emergency Shelter ( prioritizing high lethality victims who live in Harford County)
  • Counseling and guidance (via phone or video conference only)

Howard County

HopeWorks of Howard County, Inc.

  • 24-hour Helpline (301-334-9000)
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Pet Safety (you do not need to leave your pet behind!)
  • Counseling and guidance (via phone or video conference only)
  • Individual & Group Counseling (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Montgomery County

Abused Persons Program

  • 24 hour Helpline (240-777-4673)
  • Emergency shelter
  • Counseling and guidance (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)
  • Supervised Visitation & Exchanges

ElderSAFE-Charles E. Smith Life Communities

  • Helpline (301-816-5099) available Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Emergency shelter
  • Counseling and guidance (via phone or video conference only)

Prince George’s County

Community Crisis Services, Inc.

  • 24 hour Helpline (301-731-1203)
  • Emergency shelter
  • Counseling and guidance (via phone or video conference only)

St. Mary’s County

Southern Maryland Center for Advocacy

  • 24 hour Helpline (301-373-4141)
  • Emergency shelter
  • Legal Services (via phone or video conference only)
  • Counseling and guidance (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties

Life Crisis Center

  • 24 hour Helpline (410-749-4357)
  • Emergency shelter
  • Legal Services (via phone or video conference only)
  • Counseling and guidance (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Washington County

Citizens Assisting and Sheltering the Abused (CASA)

  • 24 hour Helpline (301-739-8975)
  • Emergency shelter
  • Legal Services (via phone or video conference only)
  • Counseling and guidance (via phone or video conference only)
  • Advocacy and Accompaniment (via phone or video conference only)

Legal Assistance

Maryland Legal Aid

All offices have suspended walk-in services.

  • Anne Arundel County (800-666-8330)
  • Baltimore City (800-999-8904)
  • Baltimore County (877- 878-5920)
  • Howard County (410- 480-10570
  • Lower Eastern Shore Office (800-444-4099)
  • Metropolitan Maryland (888-215-5316)
  • Midwestern Maryland (800-679-8813)
  • Montgomery County (855-880-9487)
  • Northeastern Maryland (800-444-9529)
  • Southern Maryland (877-310-1810)
  • Upper Eastern Shore (800- 477-2543)
  • Western Maryland Office (866-389-5243)

The Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Inc. (410-321-8761)

  • Family Law Hotline (800-845-8550) – Weekdays 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Employment Law Hotline (877-422-9500) – Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm, and the first Thursday of every month from 5:00pm to 7:30 pm
  • MEDOVI Immigration Services (410-396-3294)  sbailey@wlcmd.org
  • Protective Orders Advocacy and Representation Project – Baltimore County (410-887-3162) jmercer@wlcmd.org
  • Protective Orders Advocacy and Representation Project – Baltimore City (410-783-0377) fchampagne@wlcmd.org
  • Protective Orders Advocacy and Representation Project – Carroll County (410-386-2440) Cmack@wlcmd.org
  • Statewide Family Law for Survivors – CLAS (410-321-1040) cthompson@wlcmd.org

Victim Information Notification Everyday (VINE) 866-634-8463

  • Notifies victims when offenders are released from incarceration
  • Protective order services