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Department of Veteran’s Affairs and Hotline Numbers

Benefits: 1-800-827-1000Health Care: 1-877-222-VETS (8387)VA Inspector General: 1-800-488-8244Combat Call Center: 1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387)Homeless Veteran Services: 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838Veteran’s Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 extension 1

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Maryland Health Care Commission – Long Term Care

(410) 764-3460

4160 Patterson Ave., Baltimore, MD 21215

The Consumer Guide to Long Term Care is a resource which helps you find services you can receive in your home or community such as; Skilled Nursing care Rehabilitation services (physical and speech therapy) Assistance with Activities of Daily Living Housekeeping and chores Meal preparation and many more

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SOAR Initiative (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery)

410-770-4801x311

SOAR is a national program designed to increase access to Social Security Insurance (SSI)/ Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for adults who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder. Local agencies that have SOAR trained staff include Alliance, Chesapeake Voyagers, Crossroads Community, Community Behavioral Health, Mid Shore Behavioral Health, the Neighborhood Service Center, St. James Zion Church. Please call for more information.

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Americans with Disabilities Act HOTLINE

1-800-514-0301

This service permits businesses, State and local governments, or others to call and ask questions about general or specific ADA requirements, including asking questions about the ADA Standards for Accessible Design.

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Hours of Operation

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 9:30am-12:00 pm & 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm; Thurs 2:30pm-5:30pm

Arundel Lodge Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

443-433-5900, video phone 443-569-7132

410-841-6045

2600 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD 21037

Arundel Lodge provides services for Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals who seek community behavioral health treatment. We employ sign language interpreters to facilitate communication with hearing staff members and other community providers, and staff members who are themselves deaf and/or are knowledgeable about the needs of Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals communicate using American Sign Language (ASL). Through these services, Arundel Lodge makes programs accessible to Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals to support their recovery. Programs include: supported employment, day program, residential services, outpatient mental health clinic, first step recovery, health home, peer support, supportive living, and teletherapy videoconferencing.

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Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm

Kinera Foundation

443-249-3126

115 Sallitt Drive, Suite C, Stevensville, MD 21666

Kinera Connect allows an opportunity for parents of children with special needs to come together, in a supportive setting, to gain information for assisting their children and families, further educate themselves on aspects of special needs areas, gain a support network, and share ideas from family to family. Kinera provides quality childcare for the duration of the meetings, and offers a variety of guest presenters relevant to your child’s need and location.Kent Island Kinera Connect meets the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Busy Bodies Bay Area Gym in Stevensville. For more information, contact Julie Vallecillo via email at julie@kinera.org

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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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Cambridge Veteran’s Affairs Outpatient Clinic

410-228-6243

410-901-4011

830 Chesapeake Drive, Cambridge, MD 21613

Healthcare services include: Audiology, Coumadin Clinic, Hearing Aid Fitting, Medication Management, Mental Health, Primary Care, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Post Traumatic Stress, Pulmonary, Social Work, Telemental Health, Tele-retinal Imaging, Urology, Vet Center, Women’s Health

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Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

A. F. Whitsitt Center

410-778-6404

410-778-7002

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.

tag: crisis, intervention, substance abuse, addiction

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Hours of Operation

24/7

Homeless Veterans Reintigration Program, Veteran Employment Assistance Services

410-742-4950x115

410-749-0442

521 Mack Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21802

The Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) at St James AME Zion Church was established by the Department of Labor to help homeless veterans get back on their feet by:-Individualized support based on specific needs-Employment support services such as job related equipment, clothing, transportation, and other services for independence-Training and remedial education, job preparation services, trade certification, and licensing assistance-Referral for other services or treatments

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