Domestic Violence Assistance

Organization Details

1517 Ritchie Highway,
Suite 201,
Advice/Help Hotline Phone
Anne Arundel County residents only
Program Description

The YWCA legal services program administers a reduced-fee child custody representation project, matching private attorneys with low-income individuals seeking representation in contested custody matters.

  • Counseling: Survivors (individual and group) and children
  • Batterer’s Program
  • Legal services:  Ex parte (Civil Advocates in both Annapolis and Glen Burnie District Courts and Circuit Courts, as well as further matters with divorce & custody advocate in Circuit Court. Protective Order Representation (sliding scale according to gross income)
  • Shelter (must call hotline first:  only domestic violence)
  • Counseling: Survivors (individual and group) and children 
  • No males over approximately 16 years.
  • Will not accept survivors who have current substance abuse problems or who have severe medical or mental health needs (YWCA will provide referrals to other shelters)
  • No limitations for legal services.
  • Will accept shelter referrals from other jurisdictions
Domestic violence shelter
Full Representation
Domestic violence, peace and protective orders
Full Representation
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