For Coronavirus / Covid19 Information, please check the Caroline County Government Covid-19 Response Page. Please note that there are currently many malicious websites providing misinformation about this rapidly changing situation. This is the official Caroline County Emergency Operations Center website.
All library locations are closed through March 28, in cooperation with the county’s effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Our current plan is to reopen on Monday, March 30.
All Library events and meetings are cancelled while we are closed.
Please keep your library materials, including hotpot devices, until after we reopen.
Library meeting rooms will not be available during this period. All scheduled meetings and appointments will be rescheduled when we reopen.
Alternative Directions Inc. (ADI) provides three primary services: a pro se Civil Legal program which assists incarcerated people gain closure to things like child custody, child care support, divorce and expungements, provided they are uncontested and can be assisted to completion through the assistance of paralegals; a case management program for women exiting prison; and a child/youth mentoring program for boys and girls, aged 6-18.
The best way to contact them is to visit their website and fill out a contact form.
The Caroline County Department of Corrections operates the County Detention Center located at 101 Gay Street in Denton. The Detention Center is a historic building on the banks of the Choptank River and also serves as the home for the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office.
The Detention Center is a secure correctional facility. Inmates can spend up to 18 months at the facility. Individuals with longer sentences are normally sent to a State prison.
The Office of the Public Defender handles any criminal case carrying a possible jail sentence or a fine of more than $500.
You must apply at least ten (10) working days prior to your trial date. You may apply at most OPD Offices, not just the County where you will go to court.
You will be interviewed by an Intake Specialist, complete a written application, and be asked to provide information about your income and assets.
PRISM exists to assist current inmates of Maryland state prisons with their 8th Amendment rights, specifically medical issues and sentence calculations. In order to begin the process, inmates must write to the address above.
PRISM does NOT deal with civil or criminal cases or appeals.