BNI's Tenant-Landlord Hotline serves residential landlords and tenants throughout Maryland, with the exception of Montgomery County. The hotline handles more than 20,000 calls annually and there is no charge to callers for the service. Hotline Counselors provide both landlords and tenants with information about their rights and responsibilities under Maryland Tenant–Landlord Law and refer callers to other state and local resources such as rent court, small claims court, the local housing code enforcement office, and other legal resources where appropriate. Counselors are unable to provide callers with referrals to lawyers.
The League of Women voters promotes political responsibility and active participation in the affairs of government. The League observes, monitors, studies, discusses, educates, lobbies and testifies on issues of local, state and national import. The League also provides voter registration services for special groups. We are available to conduct candidate forums in municipalities, if requested. During the November election time period, they put out Voter Guides in the local newspapers, libraries, and schools in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties.
Provides counseling for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault, suicide prevention, support groups, emergency shelter, shelter referral, medical care, and assistance with the process of prosecution.