Legal Hotlines

Organization Name Hotline Phone Categories
Allegany County Family Crisis Resource Center 301-759-9244 301-759-9246 Domestic Violence Shelter
Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center 202-393-3572 ext 22 (Helpline) (202) 706-7150 (Office) Benefits, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, Landlord/Tenant, MLSC Grantee
Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. (800) 487-6007 (410) 243-4400 (Fair Housing), (410) 243-6007 (Call Center - Landlord/Tenant) Civil Rights, Housing Services, Landlord/Tenant, Referral Service
CASA (Citizens Assisting & Sheltering the Abused) 301-739-8975 301-739-4990 Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee
Cecil County Department of Social Services Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Center 410-996-0333 Domestic Violence Shelter
Center for Abused Persons/Community Crisis and Referral Center, Inc. 301-645-9387 Teen Hotline: 301-645-9387 Domestic Violence Shelter
CHANA (Counseling Helpline and Aid Network for Abused Women) 410-234-0023 410-234-0030 Domestic Violence Shelter
Child Support Enforcement Administration (Maryland Department of Human Resources) 1-800-332-6347 Child Services, Se habla español
Child Support Enforcement Administration, Anne Arundel County (800) 332-6347 Child Services
Consumer Protection Division, Attorney General's Office (410) 528-8662 (Complaint) Consumer Services
Crisis Intervention Center 410-535-1121 301-855-1075 Domestic Violence Shelter
Domestic Violence Program, Rape Crisis Program 410-996-0333 Domestic Violence Legal Services, Women's Issues
Dove Center 1-800-656-4673 or 301-334-9000 (24 Hours) 301-334-6255 (Office) (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Women's Issues
Family and Children's Services 410-857-0077 410-876-1233 Domestic Violence Shelter
Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland 410-857-0077(24hrs) (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Referral Service, Women's Issues
Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County 410-828-6390(24hrs) 410-285-7496 (Emergency Safe Shelter), 410-285-4357 (General Information) (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Referral Service, Se habla español, Women's Issues
Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County 301-731-1203 / 866-382-7474 (24hr Crisis Hotline) 301-779-2100 (Office) (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Se habla español, Women's Issues
Family Crisis Resource Center 301-759-9244 301-759-9246 (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Housing Services, Referral Service, Women's Issues
Heartly House, Inc. (301)-662-8800 (301)-662-1565 (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Hope Works of Howard County, Inc. 1-800-752 -0191 (Toll free 24 hour sexual, dating and domestic violence helpline) 410-997-2272 (24 hour sexual, dating and domestic violence helpline), 410-997-0304 (Office 9am-8pm) (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Family Law, Legal Information, MLSC Grantee, Non-profit Organizations, Referral Service, Se habla español, Women's Issues
House of Ruth - Hyattsville Courthouse 410-889-7884 301-985-3588 Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
House of Ruth - Main Office Baltimore (410)-889-7884 (410)-554-8463 (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Child Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Family Law, MLSC Grantee, Non-profit Organizations, Referral Service, Se habla español
House of Ruth - Upper Marlboro Courthouse 410-889-7884 301-952-4303 Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
House of Ruth: Domestic Violence Assistance, project Montgomery County Judicial Center 410-889-7884 240-777-9077 MLSC Grantee
House of Ruth: Victim Advocate Office and Protective Order Advocacy Representation Project 410-889-7884 410-554-8463 Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee
Joining Forces Project: A legal telephone hotline exclusively for veterans (443) 863-4040 (443) 863-4040 Benefits, Consumer Services, Disability Law, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Family Law, Foreclosure, Housing Services, Landlord/Tenant, Legal Information, Veterans Services
Life Crisis Center, Inc. 800-422-0009 410-749-8111 x104 (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Child Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Family Law, Legal Information, MLSC Grantee, Referral Service, Se habla español, Women's Issues
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) 410-222-7273 410-626-7800: Domestic Violence Shelter
Maryland Department Of Aging, Main Office (800)AGE-DIAL Elder Services
Maryland Department Of Veterans' Affairs (800)446-4926 Veterans Services
Maryland Legal Aid - Baltimore City Office (866) 635-2948 (410) 951-7750, (410) 951-7777 Bankruptcy, Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Disability Law, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Family Law, Foreclosure, General, HIV/AIDS Services, Housing Services, Labor/Employment Services, Landlord/Tenant, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español, Veterans Services
Maryland Legal Aid - Lower Eastern Shore Office (800) 444-4099 (410) 546-5511 Bankruptcy, Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Disability Law, Elder Services, Family Law, Foreclosure, General, HIV/AIDS Services, Housing Services, Labor/Employment Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Maryland Legal Aid's Foreclosure Legal Assistance Project (888) 213-3320 Housing Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Maryland Legal Aid's Long Term Care Assistance Project (866) 635-2948 Elder Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence 1-800-634-3577 301-429-3601 Domestic Violence Shelter
Maryland Senior Hotline (Maryland Legal Aid) (866) 635-2948 Elder Services, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence 1-800-927-4673 410-690-3222 Child Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Family Law, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Montgomery County Abused Person Program 240-777-4673 240-777-4210 Domestic Violence Shelter
Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County 410-857-7322 410-857-0900 Domestic Violence Shelter
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