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.
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.
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.
Beacon Place offers a safe harbor and sanctuary for adults experiencing a psychiatric crisis. As a voluntary alternative to hospitalization, Beacon Place provides short term Residential Crisis Services in a community-based setting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
In addition to Residential Crisis Services, Beacon Place offers crisis counseling. Beacon Place is appropriate as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization or to shorten the length of a hospital admission. Anyone who is medically stable, under the care of a physician, and awaiting admission to a psychiatric unit can be safely cared for at Beacon Place.
Situated in a quiet community, their trained crisis staff offer counseling and therapeutic groups.
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
CCHS offers comprehensive family practice internal medicine, pediatrics, family dental care, women's health, and behavioral health services through its 5 Medical and 4 Dental Centers on the Mid-Shore. The Migrant Health Project provides outreach services to meet the special needs of the migrant population. School-Based health services are provided in 9 Caroline County schools and 4 Talbot County schools. Oral health services are also available through School-Based programs in all three Counties. Spanish speaking staff available. Detailed information on Center Locations, hours and services offered is available at www.choptankhealth.org
The Eastern Shore Hospital Center (ESHC) is a smoke-free mental health facility under the jurisdiction of Maryland’s Behavioral Health Administration, Maryland Department of Health. ESHC houses 4 psychiatric units for a total of 80 beds. Its mission is to provide the highest quality inpatient mental health services on the Eastern Shore for adults age 18 and older. ESHC is accredited by the Joint Commission and is certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Serves as the behavioral health emergent, urgent information and referral call center for all nine counties of the Eastern shore. ESOC is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to assess and respond to calls from consumers, family members, community members, businesses, and human service agencies. ESOC staff provides linkage to community resources through referral to all appropriate and existing behavioral health and human services.
Maryland has a network of 26 Family Support Centers in 14 counties that offer free, educational and health-related services to parents and their children ages birth through three.
The Centers provide services designed to:
Promote the optimal development of young children
Help adults develop more effective parenting skills and fulfill their aims related to school, employment and family life
Provide supportive networks among parents in local communities
Connect parents and children to the agencies and community resources that can help them
The Centers offer a range of services including:
Quality infant/toddler care and assessment while parents are on site
Adult education, family literacy and job readiness training programs
Health education and referral for services
Home visits for some services
Service coordination between agencies
Formerly named Anne Arundel Crisis Beds, Harbour House is Maryland non-profit that provides an alternative to hospitalization for adults experiencing a mental health crisis. Harbour House provides a psychiatric inpatient admission alternative for those experiencing a mental health crisis as evaluated by a physician or mental health professional. Without Residential Crisis Services, these individuals are at risk for inpatient admission. Harbour House can also provide individuals who are being discharged from inpatient facilities a transitional location, as well as individuals needing temporary separation from their current living arrangements. Please call or email for more information.
Home Instead Senior Care located in Easton, MD provides a complete range of in-home care services for seniors (companionship care, home helper care, respite care, personal care, Alzheimer's care, sleepover services) for Maryland's mid-Eastern shore region along the East side of Chesapeake Bay. This includes the Maryland counties of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's and Talbot. Our homecare services for elders are provided by CAREGivers that are fully screened, trained, bonded and insured, and each is committed to providing seniors the highest quality of life in the safety and comfort of their own home.