Support Group

Services Provided: 

The Eastern Shore Campus provides services to male youth, ages 11 to 18. Residents are given therapeutic, academic and behavioral support to help them overcome emotional and behavioral issues so they can function responsibly in the community after discharge.

Contact: 
Karen McGee, MSW RCCPA
410-479-1743
Services Provided: 

Day Care providers meet together for support and training; also functions as a network of Caroline County providers; can inform parents of which providers have openings. Meetings are open to the public and are held the 3rd Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:30 PM . Meeting location at Choptank Electric Building, 24820 Meeting House Road, Denton, MD 21629

Contact: 
Philomena Cirrillo
410-714-4534
25570 Beauchamp Branch Road
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

On-site services include parenting education classes and support groups, nutrition classes, developmental screening and education, child care for infants and toddlers while attending center classes, GED, Adult Basic Education, and English as a Second Language classes (Mon.-Thurs. 9:30 AM-12:30 PM & 1-3 PM). A family advocate is assigned to each family to be a case manager and work on their individual needs. Off-site services include home visits by a case manager. The Parents As Teachers program is a family education and support program that includes home visits and group meetings at the center. Call the center for more information or to enroll in any of the programs. Volunteers accepted.

Contact: 
Tearesa French, Director
410-479-3298
100 North Sixth Street
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Monthly support neetings for LGBT, Community events, Safe sex education, education on laws, Family education on LGBT topics. Online support, and whisper account to support closeted LGBT members.

Contact: 
James Merritt
Services Provided: 

1 on 1 peer support with a Peer Support Specialist
Support groups- Emotions anonymous, Depression and Anxiety Recovery, WRAP training classes (Wellness and Recovery Action PLan) Nar-Anon meetings
Social activities: weekly community dinner, game and movie night, field trips, use of computers, printing, Wii, Netflix, DVD movies and library resources.
Assistance with hosing and job placement
Information on addiction and Mental Health related Conditions an local resources
Monthly Lunch and Learn seminars focusing on Mental health and/or substance abuse topics

Contact: 
Avra Sullivan, Program Coordinator
410-822-1601
342C N. Aurora Street
Easton, MD 21601
Services Provided: 

Compass Regional Hospice provides hospice care for people of all ages in Caroline, Queen Anne's and Kent Counties. Hospice care is provided wherever you call home, including private residences, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The six-bed Hospice Center in Centreville is a home-like setting in which patients receive around-the-clock residential and general inpatient hospice care. The three-bed residential Hospice Home in Denton owned by the Caroline Hospice Foundation and operated by Compass Regional Hospice opened in 2015. For patients diagnosed with a life-limiting illness who are not yet ready for hospice the Bridges pre-hospice program offers care and support for patients and their families. Through the Hope & Healing Center Compass Regional Hospice offers support groups, individual counseling, workshops and other programs that help adults, children and teens cope with grief following the death of a loved one.

Contact: 
Linda Mastro, Director, Marketing and Communications
443-262-4100
255 Comet Drive
Centreville, MD 21617
Services Provided: 

Rap sessions with peers and professionals, crafts, self-help workshops, field trips, emotional support, self-esteem building, life-skills training.

Contact: 
Dolly McMahon,, Director
410-479-3609
303 Sharp Road Portable #2
Denton Elementary School
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

The Denton Homeschool Group is comprised of families dedicated to providing their homeschoolers with an opportunity to get together to enjoy exciting, creative, and amazing learning opportunities! Connecting with other homeschoolers locally is one of the best ways to ensure that our children have a successful and enjoyable learning experience.
Please feel welcome to contact us if you have any questions.

Contact: 
Jessica Perez
Services Provided: 

This is a resource center for families and schools serving families and educators of children with disabilities in Caroline County. Services include special education resources, information and referral, assistance with the I.E.P., seminars and workshops, consultation, lending library, newsletter, information about local, state, and national parent organizations, facilitation of parent and children's support groups. There is a Mom's Mornings Together support group for moms with children with disabilities. The children are invited, it meets the last Monday of the month at 10:00am at Denton Elementary School, Portable #2. Periodically offers Sibshops programs. These programs target siblings of special needs children and celebrates the contributions they make toward their disabled sibling.

Contact: 
Luisa Carlisle, Resource Coordinator
410-479-3609
Services Provided: 

Monthly on line virtual and in person meetings for breastfeeding mothers and their littleones. At these meetings, mothers share their questions and concerns, the benefits and joys of mothering, and tips and techniques for successful breastfeeding. Virtual Meetings are held twice per month at 9:00 pm on Friday evenings. Check our Facebook page for additional information. Breastfeeding Cafe meets one Thursday of every month from 9:00 am - 11:30 am in Easton Maryland, please contact a leader for more information.

Contact: 
Roe Squire, Leader
410-490-1553
P.O. Box 37
Sudlersville, MD 21668