Chapter 3-C: Domestic Violence Crisis Shelters
Related Topics: Child Abuse and Neglect | Counseling: Individual, Group and Family | Domestic Violence
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Baltimore County / Carroll County Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Hotline
410-828-6390 available 24-hours, 7 days a week
Important hotline for sexual assault, rape and domestic violence victims who need information and referrals for services offered in the Baltimore and Carroll County areas. Trained counselors offer crisis counseling and safety planning. Assists domestic violence victims seeking shelter, victim advocate and legal options. Assists rape and sexual assault victims requesting companion to accompany them to the emergency room.
Chana (Counseling, Helpline and Aid Network for Abused Women)
101 West Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Helpline: 410-234-0023 from 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Monday and Thursday, and 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, excluding holidays.
Operates a Kosher Safehouse for Jewish women and their children who are in crisis and need to be away from the abusive partner/parent.
Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland - Woodlawn Office
7000 Security Boulevard, Suite 302
Baltimore, Maryland 21244
410-281-1334; Baltimore County/Carroll County Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Hotline: 410-828-6390 available 24 hours, 7 days a week
Provides emergency shelter, food and transportation while more permanent housing is being arranged. Domestic violence counseling for women and children, both individual and group.
Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County, Inc.
P.O. Box 3909
Dundalk, Maryland 21222
Baltimore County/Carroll County Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Hotline: 410-828-6390 available 24 hours, 7 days a week
Office: 410-285-4357; Shelter: 410-285-7496
Emergency Safe Shelter provides 90 days of anonymous safe shelter to adult and child victims of domestic who are forced to flee their homes to avoid further conflict or violence. Call Shelter Director, 410-285-7496, 24 hours a day/seven days a week. Service is free of charge. Counseling, victim advocacy in seeking legal solutions or support in court, case management, and other support and resources are available.
House of Ruth Maryland
2201 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Hotline: 410-889-7884 (RUTH) available 24 hours/7 days a week; Office: 410-889-0840
Domestic violence shelter for women and children, with counseling, supportive and legal services. Average stay in shelter is 45 days and there is no limit on length of stay. Shelter houses 84 individuals. Hotline provides confidential counseling, entry to shelter, referrals to counseling programs.
Call Baltimore County/Carroll County Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Hotline: 410-828-6390 available 24-hours, 7 days a week
Provides emergency shelter and counseling to victims of rape, incest, child sexual assault and domestic violence.