Victim Services

Abused Persons Program
Phone: (240) 777-4195 (Hotline)/(240) 777-4673 (24 Hour Hotline)/(240) 777-4815 (TTY)
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/Program.aspx?id=BHCS/BHCSAbusedPerson-p207.html
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Montgomery County
Provides individual and group counseling to provide support and information to individuals who have been abused by their intimate partners; offers counseling or referrals to appropriate community partners for couples recovering from abuse.

Adelante Familia at House of Ruth
Phone: 24-hr Hotline: (410) 889-7884/Legal Hotline: (888) 880-7884
E-Mail Address: info@hruthmd.org
Website: http://www.hruth.org/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Baltimore County, Baltimore City
Provides specialized domestic violence intervention services for Spanish-speaking immigrants.

Adult Protective Services
Phone: (800) 917-7383
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://dhr.maryland.gov/office-of-adult-services/adult-protective-services/
Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm M-F
Area Served: Statewide
Investigation and resolution service for vulnerable adults, who may be abused, neglected, exploited or are unable to provide for their physical/mental health and well-being. If you are calling after hours, please call your local police department.

Baltimore County Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: (410) 828-6390/Fax: (410) 853-3040
E-Mail Address:
Website:
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Statewide
The Baltimore County DV/SA Hotline provides 24/7 supportive counseling and connection to resources and referrals related to sexual assault and domestic violence programs offered in Baltimore County. Offers safety planning and explanation of services and options for those experiencing sexual assault and/or domestic violence.

CASA, Inc. (Citizens Assisting and Sheltering the Abused)
Phone: (301) 739-8975/(301) 739-1012 (TTY)
E-Mail Address: casa4@myactv.net
Website: http://www.casainc.org
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Statewide
Professional support services to people who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault/abuse, and rape

Cecil County Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Center
Phone: (410) 996-0333
E-Mail Address:
Website:
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Cecil County
Provides legal advice, counseling, and referrals to sexual assault services and shelters

Center for Abused Persons
Phone: (301) 645-3336
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://centerforabusedpersonscharlescounty.org/wordpress/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Charles County
Lifeline for troubled youth and adults who are contemplating suicide or who need solutions to such problems as substance abuse, family conflict, physical and sexual abuse, assault and emergency housing

CHANA (Counseling Helpline and Aid Network for Abused Women)
Phone: (410) 234-0023
E-Mail Address: info@chanabaltimore.org
Website: http://www.chanabaltimore.org
Hours of Operation: 8:30am-5:00pm M, T, W; 8:30am-8:00pm Th; 8:30am-4:00pm F
Area Served: Statewide
Provides a hotline, education and outreach, speakers bureau, rabbinical and lay professional training, counseling, legal services, a safe house and a curriculum on healthy relationships and teen dating violence for high school students.

Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Line
Phone: (240) 777-4417
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/Program.aspx?id=CYF/CYFChildAbuseNeglectHotline-p359.html
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Montgomery County
Ensures the safety of children and provides services to help families stay together; report abuse or neglect

Child Abuse Hotline
Phone: (800) 422-4453
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.childhelp.org/pages/hotline-home
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Answers to questions regarding child abuse or child neglect

Child or Elder Abuse Hotline, MD Department of Human Resources
Phone: (800) 917-7383/(800) 735-225 (TTY)
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://dhr.maryland.gov/child-protective-services/reporting-suspected-child-abuse-or-neglect/
Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm M-F
Area Served: Statewide
Makes referrals to appropriate agencies throughout Maryland

Citizens Assisting and Sheltering the Abused (CASA)
Phone: (301) 739-8975/(301) 739-1012 (TTY)
E-Mail Address: casa4@myactv.net
Website: http://www.casainc.org
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Statewide
Professional support services to people who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault/abuse, and rape

Community Advocates for Family & Youth (CAFY) Victim Services Helpline
Phone: (301) 882-2002
E-Mail Address: info@cafyonline.org
Website: http://www.cafyonline.org
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Statewide
Information and referrals on a variety of health and human service issues. Provides crisis intervention and referral services for victims of crimes and violence. Provides assistance with human service needs, emergency stays and transportation.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline for Baltimore County, Baltimore City, and Carroll County
Phone: (410) 857-0077
E-Mail Address:
Website:
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Carroll County.

Domestic Violence Center of Howard County
Phone: (410) 997-2272 (24 Hour Domestic Violence Helpline)/(800) 752-0191 (Toll-Free 24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline)/(410) 997-3292 (24 Hour Sexual Assault Helpline)
E-Mail Address: info@dvcenter.org
Website: http://www.wearehopeworks.org/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Howard County
Provides comprehensive services for survivors, individual and group counseling, emergency and transitional shelter, legal advice, information, referral, accompaniment and representation in court, an abuser intervention program and prevention services.

Employment Law Hotline
Phone: (877) 422-9500
E-Mail Address: admin@wlcmd.org
Website: http://www.wlcmd.org/services/employment-law/hotlines/
Hours of Operation: 9:30am-1pm Tu; 5pm-7:30pm 1st Thursday of each month.
Area Served: Statewide
Telephone Hotline for assistance with questions regarding employment issues such as discrimination, denial of benefits, etc.

Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland Domestic Violence Program
Phone: (410) 857-0077
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.fcsmd.org/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Baltimore County
Provides referrals to survivors of domestic violence

Family Crisis Center for Domestic Violence
Phone: (410) 828-6390/(410) 285-7496 (Emergency Safe Shelter)
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.familycrisiscenter.net
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Provides assistance to survivors of domestic violence and their families

Heartly House, Inc.
Phone: (301) 662-8800
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.heartlyhouse.org/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Frederick County
Services for individuals who have been impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse

House of Ruth Maryland, Inc.
Phone: (410) 889-7884
E-Mail Address: info@hruthmd.org
Website: http://www.hruth.org/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Helps battered women and their children find safety and security; provides counseling and legal services for families

Maryland Crime Victims' Resource Center
Phone: (410) 234-9885 (Baltimore)/Fax: (410) 234-9886/(301) 952-0063 (Upper Marlboro)/Fax: (240) 929-0526
E-Mail Address: mail@mdcrimevictims.org
Website: http://www.mdcrimevictims.org/
Hours of Operation: 8-5pm M-F (Baltimore)/8:30am-4:30pm M-F (Upper Malboro)
Area Served: Statewide
Information, assistance, and support throughout case proceedings

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence
Phone: (800) 634-3577/(301) 429-3601
E-Mail Address: info@mnadv.org
Website: http://www.mnadv.org/
Hours of Operation: 9am-5pm M-F
Area Served: Statewide
Safety planning information and referrals

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence
Phone: (800) 927-4673/(410) 690-3222
E-Mail Address: info@mscfv.org
Website: http://www.mscfv.org/help.html
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot Counties
Provides shelter, counseling, services, and advocacy for victims and abusers

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: (800) 799-7233/(800) 787-3224 (TTY)
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.ndvh.org/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals. Provides interpreters for 160 languages.

National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)
Phone: (800) 879-6682
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.trynova.org/
Hours of Operation: 9am-5pm M-F
Area Served: Nationwide
Information and referrals for victims of crime and disaster

National Sexual Assault Hotline, RAINN
Phone: (800) 656-4673
E-Mail Address:info@rainn.org
Website: http://www.rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-hotline
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Provides referrals to local organizations and information to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Phone: (800) 273-8255
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.suicidepreventionhotline.org
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center), U.S. Department of Justice
Phone: (800) 851-3420/(301) 519-5500
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/
Hours of Operation: 10am-6pm M-F
Area Served: Nationwide
Refers victims of crime to local state offices for legal assistance.

Rape Crisis Intervention Service, Carroll County
Phone: (410) 857-7322 (24 hr hotline)/(410) 857-0900 (Office)
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.rapecrisiscc.org/
Hours of Operation: Hotline 24/7; Walk-in Office Hours 9am-5pm M-Th; 9am-4pm F
Area Served: Carroll County
Provides free counseling and support services to survivors of sexual violence and their families; offers prevention education programs

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center, Prince George's Hospital Center
Phone: (301) 618-3154
E-Mail Address:
Website: Link
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Statewide
Assistance, support and crisis counseling is available to survivors of sexual assault/abuse, incest survivors, and family members; online hotline available

Sexual Assault Crisis Center, Crisis Hotline
Phone: (410) 222-6800
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.annapolisywca.org/sexual_assault
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Anne Arundel County
Operates a hotline to provide services to survivors of rape, sexual assault and sexual abuse. Victim advocates respond to the needs of the survivor and accompany and support her/him throughout the hospital emergency room visit.

Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center, Inc.
Phone: (410) 836-8430
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.sarc-maryland.org/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Harford County
Confidential helpline staffed by trained domestic and sexual violence staff and volunteers

The Dove Center
Phone: (301) 334-9000 (24 Hour Hotline)/(800) 656-4673 (Toll-Free)/(301) 334-6255 (Business office)
E-Mail Address: dovecenter@verizon.net
Website: http://gcdovecenter.org/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Statewide
Provides shelter for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault/abuse

TurnAround Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Hotline
Phone: (443) 279-0379
E-Mail Address: info@turnaroundinc.org
Website: http://www.turnaroundinc.org/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Crisis intervention and referral service for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

University of Maryland Help Center Hotline
Phone: (301) 314-4357
E-Mail Address:
Website: https://hcresources.wordpress.com/
Hours of Operation: 2pm-2am Sun-Th, 2pm-10pm F, 4pm-12am Sat
Area Served: Prince George's County
Provides free peer telephone counseling to University of Maryland students and the larger community.

U.S. National Trafficking Hotline
Phone: (888) 373-7888
E-Mail Address:
Website: https://traffickingresourcecenter.org/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Provides information and referrals for human trafficking services. Call for confidential help and information 24/7.

Victim Assistance & Sexual Assault Program
Phone: (240) 777-1355 (weekdays)/(250) 777-4357 (24-hour crisis line)/(240) 777-1347 (TTY)
E-Mail Address: vasap@montgomerycountymd.gov
Website: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs-program/bhcs/vasap/vasapindex.html
Hours of Operation: 8:30am-7pm M-Th; 8:30am-5pm F
Area Served: Montgomery County
Provides crisis counseling, information, referrals, and compensation and criminal justice assistance

VINELink
Phone: (866) 634-8463/TTY: (866) 847-1298
E-Mail Address:
Website: https://www.vinelink.com
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Statewide
This service allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day.

Walden Sierra Crisis Hotline
Phone: (301) 863-6661/(888) 912-7366/(301) 997-1300/(888) 912-7366
Email Address:
Website: http://www.waldensierra.org
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: St. Mary's County
The crisis hotline provides 24 hour access to trained crisis workers and on call professional counselors for a range of issues including but not limited to domestic violence, rape/sexual assault, mental health, addiction, homelessness and family issues.

YWCA Domestic Violence Program & Hotline
Phone: (410) 222-6800
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.annapolisywca.org/domestic_violence
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Anne Arundel County
Provides counseling, support groups, and legal services for survivors of domestic violence

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