Youth Programs

2-1-1 Maryland
Phone: 2-1-1
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.211md.org
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Statewide
Information and referrals on a variety of health and human service issues

Boys Town National Hotline
Phone: (800) 448-3000/(800) 448-1833 (TTY)
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.boystown.org/hotline
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Crisis, resource and referral line; speak with counselors about abuse, depression, relationships, etc

CARE Center - CARE Line, Information for Child and Adolescent Resources
Phone: (410) 313- 2273
E-Mail Address: children@howardcountymd.gov
Website: https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Community-Resources-and-Services/Office-of-Children-and-Families/The-CARE-Line
Hours of Operation: 8am-5pm M-F
Area Served: Howard County
Free information and referral service for people who have questions about children ages 0-18 in Howard County

Chesapeake Helps
Phone: (866) 722-4577
E-Mail Address: info@chesapeakehelps.org
Website: http://www.chesapeakehelps.org/
Hours of Operation: 9am-5pm M-F
Area Served: Queen Anne's County
Information and referral helpline. Connect individuals to a variety of non-profit services.

LOCATE: Child Care
Phone: (877) 261-0060
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.marylandfamilynetwork.org/programs-services/locate/
Hours of Operation: 8:30-4pm M-F
Area Served: Baltimore City
Provides assistance with finding child care in Maryland (see link to obtain phone numbers for hotlines throughout the State)

Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline
Phone: (800) 422-0009
E-Mail Address: westrayh@dhmh.state.md.us
Website: http://dhmh.maryland.gov/suicideprevention/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Statewide
Provides a 24-hour toll-free hotline designed to meet the needs of troubled youth in crisis. MYCH is the first decentralized hotline in the country and serves as a primary intervention resource.

Montgomery County Hotline
Phone: (301) 738-2255 (Hotline)/(301) 738-9697 (Youth Hotline)
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.mhamc.org
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
A free, confidential 24-hour hotline offering crisis & suicide intervention and prevention, information and referral and supportive listening

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Phone: (800) 843-5678
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.missingkids.com/
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Assistance with searching for reported missing child; report child-sexual exploitation

National Hopeline Network
Phone: (800) 442-4673
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.hopeline.com
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Available to those suffering from depression

National Runaway Safeline
Phone: (800) 786-2929
E-Mail Address: info@1800runaway.org
Website: http://www.1800runaway.org
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Provides education and solution-focused interventions, offers support, respects confidentiality, and responds to at-risk youth and their families

The Trevor Suicide HelpLine
Phone: (866) 488-7386
E-Mail Address: info@thetrevorproject.org
Website: http://www.thetrevorproject.org
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Available for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth (up to age 18) who may be feeling lost or alone

Youth America Hotline
Phone: (877) 968-8454
E-Mail Address:
Website: http://www.yourlifecounts.org/crisis-line/youth-america-hotline
Hours of Operation: 24/7
Area Served: Nationwide
Provides crisis intervention to youth

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