Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy provides the following services free of cost to survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault:
Legal Advocacy and Representation: Legal representation in protective order and family law cases, legal consultation, and advocates in each District courthouse.
Case Management: Safety planning, transportation assistance, social services guidance, victim's compensation, and the Maryland Safe at Home Address Confidentiality program.
Emergency Shelter and Crisis Management
If you are filing for a protective order during court hours, please see one of SMCFA's advocates located in the District Courthouses in St. Mary’s County, Calvert County, and Charles County.
CALVERT COUNTY DISTRICT COURTHOUSE
200 Duke Street
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
ST. MARY’S COUNTY DISTRICT COURTHOUSE
23110 Leonard Hall Drive
Leonardtown, MD 20650
CHARLES COUNTY DISTRICT COURTHOUSE
11 Washington Avenue
La Plata, MD 20646