Hotline

Pro Se Hotline

1-800-818-9888

Pro Se Hotline (Women’s Law Center) is a free telephone service for people who are able to file their family law cases pro se (representing themselves, without a lawyer) because their cases are uncomplicated and uncontested. Attorneys can help callers understand the process or complete forms.

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Hours of Operation

Tuesday 9:00 – 12:30; Wednesday 9:00-12:30 and 4:00-7:00; Thursday 9:00 – 4:00; Friday 9:00-12:30)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255 or 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.The website offers a chat function and additional resources that are more specific.

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Maryland Office of the People’s Counsel

(800) 207-4055

6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 2102, Baltimore, MD 21202

Maryland OPC is an independent State agency. Our mission is to represent the interests of residential consumers of electricity, natural gas, telecommunications, private water and certain transportation services in Maryland. As advocates of residential utility customer interests, we do this in a variety of ways. OPC is a party in Public Service Commission and federal agency proceedings, provides testimony at legislative bill hearings on a variety of bills affecting utility consumers, and provides information and assistance to customers and the public.Whether it is a merger case, a rate case, proposed regulations or legislative bills, we are there to identify issues that affect the bottom line for households across the state – the quality and reliability of these essential services, the prices we pay for them, and the impacts of new and emerging technologies and services.

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Service

Through this agency, you will be able to get information about your utility company and electric and gas retail suppliers in your area. We also tell you about the consumer protection rules that apply to utility services, complaint procedures and how to get access to assistance for utility bills. You can also get access to OPC publications and information on public hearings.

Disability Rights Maryland

410-727-6352 or 1-800-233-7201

410-727-6389

1500 Union Ave, Ste. 2000, Baltimore, MD 21211

Disability Rights Maryland (DRM) is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization advocating to improve the lives of Marylanders with disabilities.

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Disability Rights Maryland (DRM) may represent Maryland residents who have a disability and a legal issue within the scope of our Advocacy Services Plan. Contact our intake office at 410-727-6352 ext. 0 (ask for “intake”), Monday through Friday, between 9 AM and 5 PM to learn if we can assist you.DRM represents children and adults of all ages with psychiatric disabilities, developmental disabilities, sensory disabilities, learning disabilities, and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). We represent people with disabilities who live in institutions, live in the community, or are homeless.

Veteran’s Crisis HOTLINE

1-800-273-8255, press 1

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline.1-877-VET2VET (838-2838)VET2VET is a confidential connection which uses trained peer veterans ready to provide hope and help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition the peer counselor will help the soldier or veteran navigate the often complex VA system to access the mental health resources that are being sought.

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Trevor Project Crisis Line (LGBTQ)

1-866-488-7386

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. Visit the website for more information on TrevorChat and TrevorText. Trained volunteer counselors are ready to listen.

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Problem Gambling Helpline

1-800- GAMBLER (426-2537)

The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling provides support for those struggling with a gambling addiction.

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Postpartum Depression (PPD) Hotline

1-800-PPDMOMS (773-6667)

Provides peer support and referrals for mothers suffering from postpartum depression.

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Maryland Crisis Hotline and Chat

211

Hotline provides crisis intervention, support, and referrals for all ages.Chat available Monday-Friday 4pm-9pm.If you are in immediate crisis and a chat specialist is unavailable, please call the Maryland Crisis Hotline at 1-800-422-0009.

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