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Have You or Someone Close To You Experienced Trauma? Are You Looking for Resources?

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence


  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 24/7, confidential and free: 1-800-799-7233 and through online chat.

  • The National Sexual Assault Hotline is 24/7, confidential and free: 800.656.HOPE (4673) and through online chat.

  • The StrongHearts Native Helpline for domestic/sexual violence is available 7am-10pm CT, confidential, and specifically for Native communities: 1−844-762-8483

  • The Deaf Hotline is available 24/7 through video phone (1-855-812-1001), email and chat for Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled survivors.


  • House of Ruth is available through a 24/7 hotline to provide services to victims of intimate partner violence and emergency shelter: 410-889-7884

  • To report suspected child sexual abuse in Baltimore City, call 911 or 410-361-2235.


Parenting and Child Care



  • Early Childhood is providing free childcare to essential workers. The application process is detailed on their website.

  • Maryland Family Network is a free, referral service with detailed information on all regulated child care in Maryland. Call to receive help identifying care based on your personal preferences including program type, location, and cost: 877-261-0060

  • HCAM’s Crib Program is delivering cribs and tele support in emergencies for qualifying families: 410-949-2550


Harm Reduction and Addiction Recovery




Mental Health/Crisis Resources and Hotlines


  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 and text line

  • Crisis Text Line – Text “HOME” to 741741

  • The Trevor Project intervention and suicide prevention services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.  Text Start to 678678 or Call 1-866-488-7386

  • Trans LifeLine for peer support for trans folks 9am-3am CT:1-877-565-8860 This hotline staffed exclusively by trans operators is the only crisis line with a policy against non-consensual active rescue.

  • Headspace is an app that is offering free meditations, sleep, and movement exercises during the pandemic.



Latino and Immigrant



  • Casa de Maryland provides resources and support for immigrant and working families 


Shelter Care and Homelessness



  • Youth Empowered Society (YES) is a drop-in center for homeless youth that is currently open Fridays 2-4pm for mail pickup, locker access, baby supplies, harm reduction supplies, and distribution of cloth masks.






We are updating these resources continuously. 

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