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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.

410-778-7054
300 Scheeler Road
Chestertown, MD 21620
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The ACLU of Maryland works to ensure that all people in the state of Maryland are free to think and speak as they choose and can lead their lives free from discrimination and unwarranted government intrusion. We are guided in our work by the United States Bill of Rights and the Maryland Declaration of Rights. The Maryland ACLU acts without partisanship to achieve these goals.

The Civil Rights Complaint Line is 443-524-2558. Hours of operation are Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1pm and 3pm

410-889-8555
3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 350
Baltimore, MD 21211
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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.

410-889-5072
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BBB helps people find and recommend businesses, brands, and charities they can trust.

(410) 347-3990
502 S. Sharp Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-2445
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BJN offers methadone maintenance, counseling, and referrals.

410-763-9040
505 Dutchman's Lane, B-2
Easton, MD 21601
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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.

Contact: 
Ethlyn Holly Holly, LCSW-C
410-479-1743, x5909
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Emergency shelter for men only.

410-392-8066
PO Box 808
Elkton, MD 21921
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Christian Shelter is a temporary, emergency shelter providing safe housing and meals and for men, women and children who are homeless.

410-749-5673
334 Barclay Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
410-213-0923
12747 Old Bridge Road
Ocean City, MD 21842
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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.

410-727-6352 or 1-800-233-7201
1500 Union Ave, Ste. 2000
Baltimore, MD 21211