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LOCAL RESOURCES

 

 

 

Childcare Resources

APPLES for Children, Inc.

Offers a computerized listing of all regulated forms of child care (licensed family child-care providers, licensed center-based and school-age programs, certified camp programs, certified nursery schools, kindergartens, and Head Start programs).

Group Details: Facilitated by the Alliance for Parent, Provider, and Local Employer Solutions, website: www.applesforchildren.org, contact:301-733-0000

 

Sargent Shriver Head Start Center

Federally funded program offers comprehensive child development and familiy support services to income-eligible families. Preventative health and nutrition services are included. Children with disabilities are welcome. Part-day and full-day programming available.

Group Details: Website: http://headstartwashco.org/, contact: 301-733-4640

 

Special Education Resources

Washington County Public Schools Special Education

Specifically designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability. Additionally. once Special Education is determined, related services may also be implemented based on student need.

Group Details: Facilitated by Washington County Public Schools, website:http://wcpsmd.com/special-education

 

Infants and Toddlers Program:

Washington County Public School’s Infants and Toddlers Program is a countywide system of coordinated, interagency and multidisciplinary early intervention services for children birth to age five who are suspected of having a disability.

Group Details: Facilitated by Washington County Public Schools, website: website:http://wcpsmd.com/

 

Mental Health Resources

Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health

If you are caring for a child with a mental health, behavioral or education issue, a developmental disability or involvement with the juvenile justice system, you may need Family Navigator services. Any pare or caregiver can call a Family Navigator to request assistance for their child, age 0-21 years, with special needs.

Group Details: website:http://www.mdcoalition.org, contact: 410-730-8267 or Youth Crisis Hotline 1-888-607-3637

 

BrookLane Health Services, Inc.

Offers outpatient and short-term inpatient hospitalization services, substance abuse treatment, and a variety of other services for children, adolescents, and adults.

Group Details: website: www.brooklane.org, contact: 301-733-0330

 

Change Health Systems

Services include: outpatient mental health clinic, psychiatric rehabilitation program, therapeutic behavioral services, autism waiver services, special education services and respite services.

Group Details: website: www.change-health.com, contact: 240-420-1850

 

The Mental Health Center of Western Maryland, Inc.

Providing outpatient treatment for children, teens, and adults; rehabilitation services; after-school programs; mobil treatment; school based treatment, medication evaluation and follow-up, monitoring, and community education.

Group Details: website: www.thementalhealthcenter.net, contact: 301-791-3045

 

Villa Maria of Washington County

Catholic Charities provides outpatient services in Washington County. These services include individual and family therapy as well as medication management, In addition, all sites provide child and adolescent psychiatric rehabilitation services in conjunction with outpatient services.

Group Details: www.catholiccharities-md.org, contact: 301-733-5858

 

QCI Behavioral Health

Provides mental health outpatient and mobile treatment services to children, adolescents and adults with medical assistance only

Group Details: website: www.qcihealth.com.hagerstown, contact: 301-791-2660

 

Local, Statewide & National Caregiver Resources

Family Caregiver/Grandparent Support Groups

Support groups meet the first Tuesday of every month from 10:00am-12:00pm and provide support to caregivers caring for seniors 60 and older or grandparents and other relative caregivers over the age of 60 who are caring for a child age 18 or under.

Group Details: Facilitated by Washington County Commission on Aging, website: wccoaging.org, contact 301-790-0275 ext. 205

 

Parenting Classes

An eight week parenting course every Tuesday from 6:00-8:00pm with open and free enrollment

Group Details: Facilitated by the Parent Child Center, website: www.hagerstownparent-childcenter.com, contact 301-791-2224

 

Family Support Resource Center

Assists parents of children and young adults with special needs. Is a resource between family, school and community and offers a full range of support for families of children with special needs, from birth to 21 years.

Group Details: Facilitated by the Washington County Public Schools, website:http://wcpsmd.com/special-education/family-support-resource-center, contact 301-766-8221

 

The Dad’s Connection

Offers Fathers 101 group, individual and group counseling, job readiness and other case management services to men in the fathering role

Group Details: Facilitated at the Washington County Family Center, contact 301-790-4005

 

The Family Tree

The toll-free stress line provides confidential information, referrals and support for parents and other individuals in care giving roles, professionals, community members, children, adolescents, families, educators, and more. Available to families 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is Maryland’s leading child abuse prevention organization.

Group Details: Facilitated by the Parenting Help Line, website: familytreemd.org, contact: 1-800-243-7337

 

Parents’ Place of Maryland

A statewide parent-directed free resource for families of children and young adults with all disabilities; provides information on laws, resources, family rights, and the school system.

Group Details: Website: www.ppmd.org; contact: 1-800-394-5694 or 410-768-9100

 

Maryland Community Services Locator

A statewide, interactive online director developed to assist in locating community resources. It allows users to get organizational contact information, map resources by location and instant directions

Group Details: Website: mdcsl.org

 

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

A national healthcare insurance program

Group Details: website:https://www.healthcare.gove/medicaid-chip/childrenshealth-insurance-program.