Advocate

Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission

410-514-7051

200 Harry S. Truman Parkway Suite 300, Annapolis, MD 21401

The Attorney Grievance Commission oversees the conduct of both Maryland attorneys and nonmembers of the Maryland Bar who engage in the practice of law in the State. The Office of Bar Counsel investigates and, where indicated, prosecutes attorneys whose conduct violates the Maryland Attorneys’ Rules of Professional Conduct as well as those engaged in the unauthorized practice of law. Bar Counsel also reviews notifications of overdrafts on attorney escrow accounts.Please visit their website in order to file a complaint.

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Hours of Operation

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

PFLAG: Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, and Transgender Communities

301-938-0868

914 Gateway Drive, Chestertown, MD 21620

PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons (LGBT, LGBTQ), their families and friends through support, education, and advocacy. Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 7pm. Locations vary, please call for details.

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Rural Health Information Hub

1-800-270-1898

The Rural Health Information Hub, formerly the Rural Assistance Center, is funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to be a national clearinghouse on rural health issues. We are committed to supporting healthcare and population health in rural communities.The RHIhub is your guide to improving health for rural residents—we provide access to current and reliable resources and tools to help you learn about rural health needs and work to address them.

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Family Support Center

410-479-3298

410-479-3789

100 N. 6th Street, Denton, MD 21629

Maryland has a network of 26 Family Support Centers in 14 counties that offer free, educational and health-related services to parents and their children ages birth through three. The Centers provide services designed to: Promote the optimal development of young children Help adults develop more effective parenting skills and fulfill their aims related to school, employment and family life Provide supportive networks among parents in local communities Connect parents and children to the agencies and community resources that can help themThe Centers offer a range of services including: Quality infant/toddler care and assessment while parents are on site Parent education Adult education, family literacy and job readiness training programs Health education and referral for services Home visits for some services Peer support Service coordination between agencies

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National Long Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

202-332-2275

202-332-2949

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program resolves the problems of individuals in long-term care facilities, provides information and referral about facility selection and quality care, assists resident and family councils, promotes residents’ rights and represents residents’ needs and interests to public officials. Nursing homes and board and care homes (including assisted living) are visited by long-term care ombudsmen. Ombudsmen are advocates for residents, working with them, and for them, to address complaints. Confidentiality is central to all ombudsman work.

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Perry Point Veterans Affairs Medical Center

410-642-2411

410-642-1161

VA Medical Center, Perry Point, MD 21902

Perry Point VA Medical Center provides a broad range of inpatient, outpatient, and primary care services. As the largest inpatient facility in the VA Maryland Health Care System, the medical center provides inpatient medical, intermediate, and long-term care programs, including nursing home care, rehabilitation services, geriatric evaluation and management, respite care, chronic ventilator care, and hospice care. They also offer long- and short-term inpatient and outpatient mental health care.

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Harbour House Crisis Residential Treatment

410-255-3539

410-255-8583

7731 West Drive, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Formerly named Anne Arundel Crisis Beds, Harbour House is Maryland non-profit that provides an alternative to hospitalization for adults experiencing a mental health crisis. Harbour House provides a psychiatric inpatient admission alternative for those experiencing a mental health crisis as evaluated by a physician or mental health professional. Without Residential Crisis Services, these individuals are at risk for inpatient admission. Harbour House can also provide individuals who are being discharged from inpatient facilities a transitional location, as well as individuals needing temporary separation from their current living arrangements. Please call or email for more information.

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A. F. Whitsitt Center

410-778-7054

410-778-7104

300 Scheeler Road, Chestertown, MD 21620

The Center is a 24-hour, seven day a week residential treatment facility, offering treatment to adults ages 18 and over suffering from chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders. The Center provides a wide variety of services for residents of the Eastern Shore, including Crisis Intervention, Crisis Residential Treatment, Detox, and General Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services.

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Hours of Operation

24/7

The Gratitude House Recovery Center

410-924-4513

214 Davis Avenue, Easton, MD 21601

The Gratitude House is a series of MCORR certified non-profit recovery residences for men and women in downtown Easton. We have a mission to provide safe, supportive, and affordable housing for men and women in recovery from substance abuse. Our program is based on the 12-step model in a caring, family atmosphere. Please visit the website for more information or to apply for residency.

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Humble House Recovery

443-396-3964

We help the family explore treatment options, develop a treatment plan and an effective strategy to approach their loved one and present treatment options. Once a plan is in motion we set a meeting in a safe place. At the meeting we will assist and guide the family as they address the sufferer and the impact his or her addiction is having. This can allow the family to express their love and concerns while offering to help but with effective mediation to minimize emotions taking over and disrupting the hopeful outcome. We will be there to help you from your first call all the way through individual recovery, for the individual and the family. Locations in Easton and Kent Island, MD.

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