Support Group

Parents’ Place of Maryland

410-768-9100 or 1-800-394-5694 or 410-928-2079


801 Cromwell Park Drive, Suite Q, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

To ensure that individuals with disabilities and special health care needs lead rich active lives and participate as full members of their schools and communities.

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Assists parents of children with disabilities by conducting regular parent education workshops, helping parents find information, providing referrals, lending materials from their library, maintaining an up-to-date list of support groups, and working with parents directly to help them obtain the best possible services for their child. Each region has a local Parent Educator contact. Each Parent Educator has a child with a disability and provides assistance to families on issues related to their child’s disability, particularly about special education. Visit the website for workshop schedules and links to other resources. The staff also includes individuals who work on the Maryland Family Voices project. This project works to improve access to health care for children and youth with special health care needs. For more information email:

Areas Served

Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Cecil, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties.

Board of Child Care – Denton Residential Campus

410-479-1743, x5909


Enriching communities, one family at a time.

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The Eastern Shore Campus provides therapeutic residential services to male youth, ages 14-21. Residents are provided therapeutic, academic, behavioral and life skills supports to assist them in building skills to overcome emotional and behavioral issues particularly in response to developmental and complex trauma.

Compass Regional Hospice


255 Comet Drive, Centreville, MD 21617

The mission of Compass Regional Hospice is to offer individuals, families, and the community “Care on your terms” through comprehensive, professional and compassionate end-of-life care and grief support.

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Compass Regional Hospice provides hospice care to people of all ages in Queen Anne’s, Kent and Caroline 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 is owned by our fundraising partners, Caroline Hospice Foundation, and operated by Compass Regional Hospice. Compass Regional Hospice also recently opened a four-bed residential Hospice Center on the third floor of the former pediatric unit at the University of Maryland Medical Center at Chestertown.For patients diagnosed with a life-limiting illness who are not yet ready for hospice, the Bridges Program offers care and support for patients and their families. Additionally, the Compass Regional Hospice Hope & Healing Center offers hospice patients and their families, as well as community members, grief support through support groups, individual counseling, workshops and other programs that help adults, children and teens cope with grief following a loss of any kind.

Denton Homeschool Group

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.

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MOPS – Mothers of Preschoolers Denton


Support and community for moms of preschoolers. Share in the joys, fears, challenges and moments of laughter that are a part of motherhood. MOPS is for any mom-to-be or mom with kids 0-5 years old. Come talk with other moms, make lasting friendships, and become part of a community of supportive women. Every mom needs a break: Free child care during meetings, ages 0-5.

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Food. Speakers/Topics. Conversations. Fun Crafts. Moms Nights out & Play Dates. Child care during meetings for kids age 0-5. The group meets at St Luke’s UMC in Denton from September through May on the second Friday of each month unless it is a holiday (then it’s the following Friday). Meetings are from 5:30pm-7:30pm. View our calendar of dates and events on our Facebook page: MOPS of Denton.

Chesapeake Voyagers, Inc


342C N. Aurora Street, Easton, MD 21601

Chesapeake Voyagers is a non profit, peer run organization providing support resources, advocacy, training and a safe place to socialize to adults 18 and older with a current or previous mental health and/or substance related condition. Our mission is to promote wellness and recovery by empowering individuals with mental health needs to reach their full potential. We strive to reduce isolation by providing a safe, comfortable, and uplifting environment where individuals can meet others in their community, receive support and obtain helpful information and skills needed to continue in their path to wellness and recovery.

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1 on 1 peer support with a Peer Support SpecialistSupport groups- Emotions anonymous, Depression and Anxiety Recovery, WRAP training classes (Wellness and Recovery Action PLan) Nar-Anon meetingsSocial 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 placementInformation on addiction and Mental Health related Conditions an local resourcesMonthly Lunch and Learn seminars focusing on Mental health and/or substance abuse topics


All services are free and open to anyone.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 9am-4pm


All services are free.

MCF Maryland Coalition of Families



10632 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 234 Columbia, MD 21044

Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) helps families who care for someone with behavioral health needs. Using personal experience as parents, caregivers, youth and other loved ones, we connect, support and empower Maryland’s families. Our staff provide one-to-one support to parents and caregivers of young people with mental health issues and to any loved one who cares for someone with a substance use or gambling issues.

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Our trained staff, who themselves have cared for a young person with mental health, substance use and/or other behavioral health needs, will work one-to-one with you – listening to your concerns, attending meetings, assisting you to complete forms, explaining your rights and connecting you to appropriate services. Family Peer Support Specialists (FPSS) also work in partnership with local agencies and participate on planning and advisory boards to provide a family perspective on policies and programs. Family Peer Support Specialists make every effort to involve many families in leadership roles in their community.


Anyone who needs assistance with obtaining services or support for their family can call a Family Peer Support Specialist. Services are provided free to Maryland families.

Maryland Heroin Awareness Advocate, Eastern Shore Chapter (MHAA)


We are an organization fighting heroin addiction, consisting of family members with lived experience who advocate, raise awareness and support those suffering with substance use disorder. We complete our mission by collaborating with other advocates, state and local leaders/officials to create policies, initiate prevention practices along with education and promoting quality treatment through a continuum of care, including recovery services.

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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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