Cecil County Department of Social Services - Elkton, MD

Contact information

P.O. Box 2137
Elkton, MD 21921
: Phone: (410) 996-0333
: http://www.cecilhelp4u.com/Domestic-Violence-Rape-Crisis.html

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Description: Cecil County Department of Social Services, Domestic Violence Rape Crisis Program

Provides services for victims and their family of domestic violence with assistance from community based programs.
1) 24-HOUR HOTLINE: For persons with questions or concerns regarding domestic violence or sexual assault.
2) SHELTER: Provides shelter for women, with or without children. Must have a history of serious domestic abuse or have been recently abused. Maximum 8-week stay. Case management. Provides referrals to men's shelters.
3) BATTERERS' PROGRAM: 26-week anger management program designed to confront the violent behaviors of those individuals (men and women) who physically abuse their spouses and/or families. Self and court referrals accepted.
4) COUNSELING PROGRAM: Individual and group counseling provided to adolescent and adult victims of domestic violence and sexual assault abuse.
5) REFERRALS LEGAL SERVICES: Referrals to legal services for emergency domestic violence situations.
6) ADVOCACY/SUPPORT: Accompanies victims of sexual assault and domestic violence to hospitals, courts and police stations.

Eligibility Ages 14 and older for counseling
Sliding scale fee for Shelter.

Volunteers Requests by Cecil County Department of Social Services: Volunteers, high school age and older, are needed to help with child care, clerical work and community fairs.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Cecil County Department of Social Services at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

User Questions & Answers

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Do you have items to donate? Contact Cecil County Department of Social Services at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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