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.
An AERS Nurse or Social Worker can visit a vulnerable person in their home to complete an assessment of their health and overall situation to determine that person's eligibility for certain programs and services.
As part of an AERS assessment, a resource list is shared with the client and referrals might be made for local case management, Medical Adult Day Care (MADC), or other services and supports as eligible. (Please note that some of these programs may have a "wait list.") AERS representatives can re-assess the client each year or when there is a significant change in the client's situation which might affect the type of services they need (client or family can call to request another evaluation as needed).
AERS also conducts the assessment that helps to determine an individual's eligibility for Community First Choice (CFC). CFC is a program that provides personal care support for individuals based on their needs and eligibility (CFC is only available to those who receive straight Medical Assistance - not SLMB or QMB) - AERS completes the initial assessment for CFC and it is then determined if the person will receive a "level of care" for this type of assistance. CFC assists chronically ill, frail elderly, or disabled people to remain in their own home by providing personal care assistance for activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, eating and so on. For those who are approved for the program, personal care services are provided by an approved Agency Provider who is supervised by a nurse monitor. Personal Care Providers are not hired or employed through the AERS office.
Referrals for AERS assessments may come from any source (self, family, physicians, MADC, VA, etc.). The program is voluntary (when a referral is made, the person has the right to accept the offer for an evaluation or to decline). Assessments are provided at no cost to the client or family.
Contact the AERS office at 410-479-8055 to determine if an AERS assessment could benefit you or someone you know. When making a referral, please try to have as much information as possible so that we can determine if the person is eligible for services (name, address, phone number, contact info for the person's Power of Attorney or other involved support person, date of birth and social security number if those are known, and the reason for your referral). We will then contact the client to tell them about AERS and offer an evaluation in order to tell them about programs and services that might make sense for them in their individual situation.
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
The Health Department offers an integrated Behavioral Health Program that serves Caroline county residents that have a need for Mental Health support and/or Substance Use recovery.
Our goal is to Strengthen, Support, and Encourage people with behavioral health needs to engage in, and maintain, a successful treatment regime that fosters an individual's opportunity for independence, productivity, community integration, and quality of life.
MEDICAL ADULT DAY CARE CENTER - DENTON. Call us at 410-479-8065.
Caring for Senior Citizens needs & helping them live independently in our community. Transportation for Caroline Residents included; others provide their own transport. Sliding scale pricing, Veterans Served and clients physician orders reviewed.
CAROLINE COUNSELING CENTER / ADDICTIONS. Call us at 410-479-1882
Saving Lives by helping all ages from negative effects from drug & alcohol abuse. Vivitrol & Medication Assisted / Walk-In Clinic / Outpatient Treatments, Individual & Group Counseling, Co-Occurring Disorders Therapy, DWI Ed classes, School Based Counseling & Housing referrals.
BEHAVIORAL / MENTAL HEALTH OUTPATIENT CLINIC. Call us at 410-479-3800
Providing a full range of psychiatric services and supportive counseling to individuals, groups, and families. 606 Sunnyside, Ave, Denton.
MIDSHORE WIC. Please call 410-479-8060 to make an appointment.
A supplemental nutrition program for woman, infants and children under 5. Providing nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, referrals to other health and social agencies, and free healthy food. Offices located in Caroline, Talbot, and Dorchester counties.
COMMUNITY MEDICINE / DISEASE PREVENTION. Call us at 410-479-8000.
Immunizations, TB/ STD's, Family Planning Education & Medicine, TB/ STD HIV case management, Nurse of the Day, Children's Medical Services & Insurance MA/MCHP, Lead Poisoning Prevention.
DDA (DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES). Call us at 410-479-8075
Locates and Obtains resources for residents, conducts Assessments/ Life Plans, Transition & Coordinated Community Care for their needs.
TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE - MA PROGRAM. Call us at 410-479-8014
Provides transportation to medical appointments for persons receiving Medical Assistance. Pre-Approval needed before scheduling.
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. Call us at 410-479-8045.
Septic System / BAT Fund, Plat Review, Water Supplies, Food Safety / Inspection; Environmental Health Protections, Property Status Reports, Rabies Clinics / Exposure, Licences.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - PUBLIC HEALTH. Call us at 410-479-8006
Protecting the health and safety of residents during man-made and natural health emergencies.
VITAL RECORDS / BIRTH / DEATH CERTIFICATES. Call us at 410-479-8030.
Records available between 8:30am to 4:00 pm M-F. Call for details.
WELLNESS PROMOTION Call us at 410-479-8080
Tobacco/electronic cigarette prevention & education in schools and community/ Quit smoking classes/ youth tobacco enforcement program
Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screening Program for uninsured and under-insured clients.
Chronic disease prevention programs focusing on the prevention of Diabetes, Stroke, High Blood Pressure and Obesity. All programs at NO COST to the client.
A full range of outpatient mental health services are offered to Caroline County residents including: psychiatric evaluation, individual group and family therapy for adults adolescents and children, medication management, nursing services, information/referral services, school based therapy services provided in some public schools. Services are provided by an experienced staff of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers and a welcoming support staff. Evening hours available by appointment only. Please contact the Clinic at 410-479-3800 for intake information.