Maryland Child Custody & Divorce Resources
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Real help for people involved in
child custody -- initial determination of custody or change of custody
-- or divorce. This listing of individuals, groups, companies, services,
organizations and professionals can make a difference today. Just
starting or starting over -- this is the place to begin.
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Grandparents United for Children's Rights
Single Parent Association
Is an international, nonprofit organization devoted to providing educational
opportunities and FUN, family activities through our, always increasing,
Check out our chapter network directory. Remember...you're not alone, we're
here to help!
ParentingTime.net is a unique online service that can help you win custody, change custody, or reduce child support. ParentingTime is used every day by thousands of parents and families worldwide. ParentingTime is an online custody calendar that allows you to easily schedule and track parenting time as well as monitor compliance with your custody arrangement. Find out more here, or try the Demo to experience ParentingTime for yourself.
Children's Rights Council of Maryland
The Children's Rights Council (CRC) is a national non-profit organization based in Washington, DC that works to assure children meaningful and continuing contact with both their parents and extended family regardless of the parents' marital status. (301) 588-0262
Divorce and Family Mediation Services
Divorce mediation is an alternative to emotionally
exhausting and expensive legal battles. Site provides useful info on
custody, separation, local Maryland and internet resources for anyone going
through the painful process of separation or divorce
Drug Free Resource Net
The most complete and accurate compilation of information about drugs on the Web. The more you know about drugs, the more you can do to help the people you care about. Turn to us for the slang names of drugs, information on different drugs and tips on how to talk to your kids about drugs.
Parenting at a Distance
Staying in touch with the children who live in your heart but not in your home.
As a bipolar mother I will never have custody of my children.
That is the hardest thing I had to accept. Parenting at a Distance helps me send
them activities that will help them remember me with some happy memories. I am
getting better and they are getting older. Some day there will be an opportunity
for us to sit together. I will tell them how much joy I found in putting
together their projects and I hope they will be able to tell me how much they
enjoyed my efforts. Really a good book. Meghan Morris --Letter to the publisher
Division of Vital Records Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
State office has had records since August 1898. Records for city of Baltimore are available from January 1875. We don't have to staff to do research for genealogical studies. For information you must apply to State of Maryland Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401 (410) 974-3914
Coalition Organized for Parental Equality
Post Office Box 2768, Springfield MA 01101-2768 (413) 736-7432
Win Your Child Custody War 2011 Edition Shipping Now! YouTube clip
Over 800 triple-columned pages of vital
information about fighting for custody of your children. This book is
for parents facing a vicious or dangerous person on the other side.
Topics include your child having an attorney of his or her
own, who must listen to the child's wishes, admit-deny to pin down the
lies once and for all, how to keep your job from losing your child
custody case, home study, psychological evaluation, false accusations of
child abuse, dealing with real child abuse, Parental Alienation
Syndrome, how to turn hearsay into documented evidence,
hiring a great attorney and grounds for suing a bad one, the difference
between issues and non-issues, how to produce contact logs that will
help rather than hurt your case and much more. In most cases the other
parent does not win custody you lose custody. This book won't let that
happen to you. Information about fathers' rights, mothers' rights,
grandparent rights and attorneys. This manual has been on the market
longer, and is updated more often, than any other available. Click here
to see how parents, grandparents and professionals
this manual. For people going through a divorce or the never-married
parent. This is not a cheap download. It is an expensive manual. It
costs less than 1/2 hour with a good attorney and gives you hundreds and
more topics than any other product.
Available at Amazon.com the biggest,
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Comprehensive Behavioral Services
Dr. Allan Z. Schwartzberg has over 30 years experience in psychiatry and
25 years of experience in forensic psychiatry.
Maryland Family Courts Mental Health Resources, Inc. 310-535-4868
10500 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia, MD 21044 Certified Divorce Planners who help people through the financial maze of divorce. They can project a future financial outcome based on possible scenarios, and clarify the consequences of a settlement you may be considering. Experienced financial planning professionals for financial questions. (410) 992-4501
Has a new marriage suddenly thrown step-siblings into the already frenzied mix of your blended family? If so, you’re likely to have your hands full: Managing a bigger family, warding off negative emotions, and making sure all the kids get along. But fear not, help is just a click away in the form of clinical social worker Debra Burrell, who shares her expert tips with Debbie.
Stone Wall Forensic Audio & Video Services
Travis Kitchens Law OfficeOnalaska, Texas
Stone Wall offers a state-of-the-art recording studio owned by practicing attorney offers forensic audio and video services including -- transfer of micro-cassette (answering machine) to cassette tape and compact disk format transfer of cassette tape to compact disk format clean up and enhancement of recorded conversation, including removal of tape hiss, hums, background noises and transcription of conversations preparation of cassette tape and/or compact disk trial exhibits indexing relevant passages/portions of the recorded media video editing for mediation purposes video editing for trial purposes preparation of exhibits for mediation and trial.
Extensive civil and criminal trial and appellate experience, both alone and as part of legal teams and both as prosecution (plaintiff) and defense, in District Courts in Trinity, Polk, San Jacinto, Walker, Houston, Angelina and surrounding counties including cases ranging from capital murder to forcible entry and detainer, family law, collections, personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice and deed restrictions.
Numerous video and audio presentations for mediation and
trial. References of judges, clients and other attorneys available upon
A certified financial planner and certified divorce planner licensed in: Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, Florida, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Georgia, Massachusetts, and Wisconsin. The office is in Rockville, MD.
(301) 279-9300 and/or (877) 694-6372 and/or (888) 771-7171
Putting Kids First
Walking Away From A Marriage Without Walking Over The KidsA positive guide for parents to assist in dealing with issues of custody and visitation of children. The Midwest Book Review said: â€ś At last: a guide which advises parents on how to walk away from a marriage with the least effects on the children. New attitudes about children and divorce's effects are needed: Oddenino provides these insights, juxtaposing case history examples of parent interactions and experiences with the legal system with keys to therapies which help heal the entire family. The author is an attorney for the Childrenâ€™s Rightâ€™s Council.
Divorce and Family Mediation Services
8112 Sea Water Path, Columbia, MD 21045Divorce mediation offers couples a way to resolve issues of parenting, support, and distribution of assets without resorting to costly and painful litigation. The director, Roslyn Zinner, LCSW-C, has 25 years experience counseling families and is a member of the Academy of Family Mediators. Ms. Zinner would be happy to answer your questions so that you can decide if mediation is right for you.
Karen Klein, LCSW-C
2000 Century Plaza, Suite 256,
Columbia, MD 21044 (410) 371-8408
6911 Laurel Bowie Road, Suite 309 , Bowie, MD 20715
First Place Singles
P.O. Box 6718, Columbia, MD 21045 (410-747-0552 (Betty)
Pasadena Legal Services
PLS is dedicated to providing the truth to our clients. We combine state-of-the-art equipment with professionally trained personnel in order to provide you with the most comprehensive work product available. When you chose to go with PLS you can be sure that your case is conducted by professionals that are dedicated.
PLS is a fully licensed, insured and bonded Private
Detective Agency. We offer confidential and cost effective
investigations. PLS is owned by Michael E. Daniel, A retired Anne
Arundel County Police Sergeant. Michael spent the last five years of
service in the Narcotics Division. Services prior to this range from
Internal Affairs to the Auto Theft Squad. The 30 years spent as a sworn
officer has provided Michael with the knowledge needed to put together a
productive and professional investigative team for our clients. PLS has
an impressive staff of male and female investigators. All investigators
are thoroughly screened and have the appropriate background and
education. This is done to help guarantee that your cases are handled in
the most professional manner possible. PLS will conduct the most
intensive investigation possible and will provide well documented
evidence for your case. We utilize the latest equipment in photography
and video so that your investigation can be conducted in the most
secretive manner. Our reports are well written and easy to understand
and provide yet another powerful tool to our clients. PLS has
state-of-the-art vehicleâ€™s, that have been specifically modified for
surveillance, ranging from four wheel drive vehicleâ€™s to water craft.
This allows us to provide surveillance in all weather and situations
through out the state, including Ocean City, MD. (410)
Mother's Rights - is a page dedicated to you, the Mothers, the Women, who care
about the children.
All the children.
Alternate Dispute Resolution
This mediation and dispute resolution resources site contains substantial on-line materials for alternative dispute resolution and mediation.
National Organization of Women
1000 16th St. NW #700, WA., DC 20036
N.O.W. Is an organization of Men and women who support full equality for women in truly equal partnership with men. Check out our Action Alerts and please take action NOW. YOU can make a difference. We have listed a number of other links to feminist resources/sites on the Web that we find very useful. Looking forward to hearing from you and meeting you at one of our actions, events, or meetings.
Parenting at a Distance
Staying in touch with the children who live in your heart but not in your home.
Detective and P.I. Licensing
Maryland State Police, PI Licensing Division, Jessup, MD
GrandsPlace is compiling a data base of support groups in each state. You can contact the Department of Aging or any other resource in your state that could send us information on Support Groups for the state....please take the time to do this. It would mean so much to the grandparents and special others searching for support and friends locally.
We open the doors to Meetings, Help Line #s, Door to NA Links, Other Links, Web Rings & Search and Activities. (800) 338-8750
50 Blaine Street, Brockton MA 02(401) -6106 (617) 584-6459
444 Michael Sears Rd., Belchertown MA 01007 (413) 730-2673
People Against Parental Kidnapping
Licensing Requirements for Missouri Detectives and P.I.'sP.O. Box 720, Jefferson City, MO 65102 There is no license required on the state level, but Kansas City, St Louis, Joplin, St Joseph and Springfield require licensing.
Foundation for Grandparenting12 Sheldon Rd., Cohasset MA 02025-1428 (617) 383-6603
Fathers United for Equal Justice
Resources for Stepdads:
Men's Rights /ERA & Parental Lv Proj
Child Custody Witness Guide for Deposition or in Court
Essential to giving the testimony you need to give. Critical
for the witnesses you are counting on. Important for all types of cases
and essential for child custody and divorce cases. You only get one
chance to protect your fathers rights, mothers rights or grandparent
rights in court. Avoid the tricks and traps of questioning. This books
fast easy solution will let you watch the effectiveness of your case
skyrocket! This book is 5 1/2" X 9" with more than 230 pages.
Concerned United Birthparents (617) 328-3005
Fathers United for Equal Rights (301) 927-7638
Child Custody Case Management Forms
2010 Edition. Chapters include forms that will help you 'Get a Handle on Your Situation', deal with 'The Professionals', institute and maintain control, 'Case management', and give you 'Examples of Legal Forms'. Fathers Rights and Mothers Rights groups encourage dads and moms to use the 'Incident Report Forms' and an observer to defuse potentially explosive confrontations. The 'Condition of the Child Form' is excellent for creating a paper trail to prove real charges or disprove false abuse charges. Other forms include Contact Problem and Incident List, Evidence to Disprove Statements, Equipment & Service Options, Witness Practice - Review, Evaluating the professionals, Authorization for Childâ€™s Medical Care, Temporary Delegation of Parental Authority, Trip Permission. Essential to the effective management of the most important event in your life. The control you gain and maintain can help with child custody or divorce. This book is 8 1/2" X 11" and contains more than 320 examples and forms. Click here to see the entire Table of Contents, then, for fastest delivery This product has been on the market longer and is updated more often than any other available.
9244 Hobnail Ct., Columbia MD 21045-4005 (410) 997-1957
Big Brothers and Sisters National Capitol Area
1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 400, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Maryland Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc.
503 Maryland Ave., Catonsville, MD 21228We can provide you with: Helpline services; public awareness programs through educational presentations to the community and professionals; responsible gaming policies to the gaming industry, and information services on problem and compulsive gambling. (410) 788-8599
Assemblies of God Marriage Encounter
Marriage Encounter, is a weekend away from home, family and responsibilities where in a comfortable, secluded environment a couple is guided in the discovery of new techniques of communicating and sharing with one another. It is not a retreat, but it is a program designed to give couples the opportunity to examine their lives together, their weaknesses and strong points, their attitudes toward each other and toward their families. Couples are given the opportunity to look at themselves, privately with their partner in an honest, face-to-face, heart-to-heart encounter.
Engaged Encounter, is a weekend experience designed to help couples
prepare personally and as a couple for marriage. The focus is on the
marriage, not on the wedding. "A wedding is a day ... a marriage is a
lifetime." Couples are shown communication and decision-making
techniques they can use throughout their lifetime together. Engaged
Encounter is specifically designed for quiet reflection and discussion
by each couple. It is a positive, simple, common-sense experience
between two people who are either seriously considering engagement,
engaged or recently married. At no time will the couple be asked to
share their private experiences with the group.
Fathers for Equal Rights of MD
Post Office Box 511, Randallstown MD 21133 (410) 764-9340
Killers & Boosters for Child Custody Cases (Attitude Adjustment for Child Custody Case Litigants)
Advice is usually given by people
without the real information or life experience, with the right
intention at the wrong time. With this book you can take advice when you
want it and ready to hear it. You can act on what you have learned, mull
it over or discard the advice altogether without interference. This book
will not allow you to give the opposition power you might imagine but
that they do not really have or let you allow others to diminish the
importance you play in your children's lives. Divorce is never easy,
this will help. This book has been called 'Chicken Soup' for the Child
Custody Case. It will help a lot and it certainly can't hurt. This book
is 5 1/2" X 9" and has more than 1,700 entries.
to see more about the book.
Grandparents United for Children's Rights
Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Maryland
711 W. 40th St. Suite 451, Baltimore, MD 21211Check the AMIMD web site for up-to-date, detailed local support group information. Millions With Schizophrenia Not Getting Basic Treatment, Landmark Study Shows Care Lags Far Behind Science NAMI Empowers Consumers, Families to Take Control of Care by Putting First-of-its-kind Treatment Guide Directly in Their Hands.
Tel. (410) 467-7100 or (800) 467-0075 Fax (410) 476-7195
NO BULLY website
This site is part of the Telecom/Police STOP BULLYING Campaign. Spot and Bo are here to show you around the site. You can hang out with Bo and his friends and play the No Bully game, and he's got lots of other useful stuff for kids. Spot can help you to find out about support services in your community and ways that adults can help kids to deal with bullying.
This site originates in New Zealand
but addresses a world wide problem. Telecom is the major sponsor of
Police programs which help young New Zealanders to avoid becoming
offenders or victims of crime. The programs encourage children and young
people to act safely and confidently to protect themselves and their
property, and avoid drug abuse. Telecom supports the Police because we
recognize it is the responsibility of all New Zealanders to allow our
children and young people to grow up in a safe and healthy environment.
IRS Forms & Publications The latest IRS publications and forms with instructions for download in the various formats.
Child Support Enforcement Administration
311 West Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
1 Child = 20%
2 Children = 25%
3 Children = 30%
4 Children = 35%
5 Children = 40%
6 Children = 45%
Law Offices of Fred L. Coover, P.C.
10320 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 1200, Columbia, Maryland 21044
Maryland Bar Association
520 W. Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 The Maryland State Bar Association is a professional, non-profit, voluntary membership association comprised of nearly 18,000 attorneys across the state of Maryland, which monitors judicial and legislative issues in the state, offers legal education opportunities and promotes leadership within the legal profession. MSBA develops and sponsors public service programs to ensure the delivery of quality legal services to all citizens and is committed to furthering the efficient administration of justice and equality for all under the law. (410) 685-7878
Law Enforcement Agencies in Maryland
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychoanalytic Association The American Psychoanalytic Association is a professional organization of psychoanalysts throughout the United States. The Association is comprised of Affiliate Societies and Training Institutes in many cities and has about 3,000 individual members. We are a Regional Association of the International Psychoanalytical Association.
Divorce Doc 4933 Auburn Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
Divorce and Child Custody infromation by child custody evaluator. Includes articles, free Divorce Magazine, virtual groups, State-by-State resources, and more. (301) 654-8988
American Psychological Association 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 (202) 336-5500
American Society of Addiction Medicine 4601 North Park Ave, Arcade Suite 101, Chevy Chase, M.D. 20815
"The nation's medical specialty society dedicated
to educating physicians and improving the treatment of individuals
suffering from alcoholism or other addictions." (301) 656-3920
Center for Mental Health Services Site includes; Search, What's New, Newsroom, Funding, Kids Area, EspaĂ±ol, Databases, Mental Health at HHS, Calendar, Publications, Catalog, Mental Health Information, Professionals, Links and About CMHS.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder 8181 Professional Place, Suite 201, Landover, MD 20785
CHADD Works To Improve the Lives of People With Attention
Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Through Education, Advocacy, and Support. We
the People, Building Partnerships Through Education, Advocacy, Support and
Research. (800) 233-4050 or (301) 306-7070
Children Now We work to improve the quality of news and entertainment media both for children and about children's issues.
Court Appointed Special Advocates A safe, permanent home isn't something a child should only dream about. Almost half a million children in the United States live in foster care, meant to be a temporary haven. They have been removed from their homes, not because they did anything wrong, but because they've been abused or neglected.
One judge had an idea to help these children find a way into safe, permanent homes more quickly. His idea was CASA...
Internet Mental Health Knowledge must be shared. Our goal is to improve understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness throughout the world. Introduction Our purpose; helpful tips; how to contact us. Disorders The 52 most common mental disorders including: description, diagnosis, treatment, and research findings. Medications The 67 most common psychiatric drugs including: indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, adverse effects, overdose, dosage, and research findings.
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression You Can Help Find a Cure Right now, there is not enough money to support the many important scientific projects that are paving the way for the cures for psychiatric illness. You can help. Government employees... Designate your United Way and/or CFC #1196 on your campaign's pledge card. Corporate campaigns and matching gift programs can increase the size of your gifts to NARSAD. Thank you for your support.
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information Site/Web Search Databases, Research Briefs, Latest Research, Conference Calendar, Workplace Issues, Resources & Referrals, Related Links, What's New, Alcohol & Drug Facts, On-Line Catalog, Funding/Grants, Online Forums, Kids Area.
National Depressive and Mani-Depressive Association The National Depressive & Manic- Depressive Association would like to welcome you to our home page. It is full of helpful information from education to advocacy to support and much more. (800) 826-3632
Stand For Children 1834 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009
Until every child goes to school "Ready to Learn,
Ready to Succeed," America's promise will never be realized. What does
it mean for every child to be "Ready to Learn, Ready to Succeed?" In
addition to caring and supportive parents, it takes quality and
affordable: health coverage, child care, out-of-school activities,
education, and violence-free communities. How can you take action to
support our children? Join Stand For Children and become part of a
growing nationwide grassroots voice for children. Email your Members of
Congress to Stand For Children on specific issues. Share your thoughts,
and read what others have to say, on issues affecting children. Sign the
Stand For Children pledge. (800)
663-4032 or (202) 234-0095
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Fat Loss and Eating Awareness Support Group Ongoing 12-week program, Mondays 7:00pm - 8:30pm, Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library, Alexandria, VA. Learn about which foods are right for you, develop a personalized eating and exercise plan, learn behavioral change techniques and replace your body fat with lean muscle. Home presentations also available.
Contact Evelin Saxinger, (703) 578-4513, firstname.lastname@example.org
FIERCE WORDS TENDER Fabulosa Women's Open Mic
Second Saturday of each month, from 3-5 PM, at the Espresso Garden & CafĂ©,
814 South Bascom Ave., San JosĂ©
Third Saturday of each month, from 6-8 PM, at Sister Spirit Bookstore; 938
The Alameda, San JosĂ©
For more information call (408) 580.1150 or Email: FierceMiri@aol.com
EarthSave Supports people in shifting toward plant-centered food choices for personal and planetary health. A monthly vegan potluck and lecture series is held on third Saturday evenings in Towson. Call (410) 252-3043.
Heart of the Goddess 10 Leopard Rd., Berwyn, PA 19312. (610) 695-9494, Fax: (610) 408-0146. Ongoing Women's long-term training. Email: Merrymaide@aol.com.
Family Sculpting Workshops monthly, Women's Issues group Free Friday Night Out lecture series. Call for more information about these and other on-going groups: Pat Mysak, (410) 560-0595.
Sunday Meditation Group Meditation open to the public each Sunday at 10 am Please call the Shambhala Center at (410) 727-2422.
Self-Help/Support Group Meetings Every Wednesday, 7: 00 p.m., Sheppard Pratt. Over a dozen self-help grps. meet each week on Sheppard Pratt campus, including: Alcoholics Anon., Narcotics Anon., Nicotine Anon., Eating Disorders., Anxiety Disorders, Survivors of Abuse and many more. Call 410-938-4850 for rooms & times.
FREE Do It Yourself Divorceâ€ť Class The Class is offered through the Family Law Assistance Project (FLAP), a joint program of two nonprofit organizations: Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) and the Pro Bono Counseling Project. For dates and locations, registration, or to find out whether or not you are eligible for free legal help, call MVLS at 410-547-6537.
American Holistic Nurses Association Monthly meetings with Healing Touch practice are open to non-members. Call MD/DC coordinator, Joanne Matson at 301-574-0124 for information on local meetings.
American Sign Language Classes Provided at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. New cycle begins in September. Sponsored by The Hearing and Speech Agency. For information call 410-243-3800.
The Renewal Center for Therapy and Healing Therapeutic Learning Forum with Hillel Zeitlin, LCSW-C, and Associates. Tuesday evenings, 7:30-9:00, Monthly. See our display ad for class schedule or call 410-358-1381 or 888-589-6215.
Pentagon Peace Vigil Every Monday 7-8 am, South entrance Pentagon. Sponsored by Dorothy Day Catholic Worker. For more info., call 202-882-9649.
NOW--National Organization for Women/Baltimore Chapter PO Box 9770, Baltimore, MD 21286-9770, 410-668-4399.
NOW is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States, with more than 500 members in the Baltimore chapter. Monthly general meetings are informal and fun and are held the second Thursday of the month. Everyone is invited to attend and non-members are welcome.
Step Forth Books & Healing Center Offers ongoing classes & workshops. For info call 410-263-8683.
St. Michael's Psychic Science Church
Aliza Brandywine Center for Parent-Infant Development At Battle Monument School--7801 E. Collingham Drive, Baltimore, MD 21222--space for sessions available. Call Donna Pate or Jan Simons at 410-285-5985.
Non Support Pages Sheriff Norman J. Pepersack, Jr. has announced that the Baltimore County Sheriff's Office is the first to enter the Information Super Highway by publishing a Web page listing the the most wanted non-support offenders. This list gives information on parents who have court orders for their arrest because they have not paid their child support and provides a picture and an option to Email the Office if you have any information on the whereabouts of the wanted person(s). The development of the Page for the Sheriff's Office was a joint effort with the County Department of Information technology, the Department of Support and Custody and the Baltimore County Library. The URL is: http://www.bcpl.lib.md.us/centers/non_support/shpageal.html
"It takes an enlightened village to raise an enlightened child." If prevention-oriented government and consciousness-based education appeals to YOUR higher self, call the Natural Law Party at 1-800-332-0000. The Natural Law Party wants YOU!
The Sexual Assault Center Baltimore City offers a new comprehensive program for survivors and co-survivors of sexual assault/abuse. The program includes counseling, a 24-hour hotline, community outreach and volunteer opportunities. For more information, call 410-837-7000.
Twin Oaks Is a intentional community of 100 people living on 450 acres in central Virginia, sharing values of cooperation, non-violence and egalitarianism. We offer regularly scheduled tours and visits. Please write or call ahead: 138 PR Twin Oaks Rd, Louisa, VA, 540-894-5126
Open Women's Drumming 1st Sunday of each Month... WomanSpirit Drummers are a small, friendly group that welcomes all women to join us in our celebrations. Open drumming is from 7:00 - 9:00 at First Parish UU Church, Framingham Center, MA. For more information, please Email Terri Iversen at email@example.com, or call (508) 435-5716
Debtors Anonymous Is a 12 Step self help group for persons who have money or debt problems. Call 410-825-7455 for meeting locations and times. Beginners meeting every Monday 7:30 pm at Govans Presbyterian Church School bldg - York Road (south of Senator Theatre).
Al-Anon/Alateen If someone in your life has a drinking problem, you can see what it's doing to him or her -- but can you see what it's doing to you!! Group meetings for the family and friends of someone who abuses alcohol are held each evening and many afternoons throughout the Baltimore area & surrounding counties. For information as to the time and place of meetings please call (410) 832-7094.
Food Addicts Anonymous A 12-step fellowship that gives hope for freedom from the obsession with food.
A Family Support Group For those who have loved ones that suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder meets at Sheppard Pratt Hospital in the B Building in Room B-53. We meet every third Thursday of the month from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. There is no fee. For more information call 410-247-5635 for the Baltimore Group and 703-978-6425 for the Northern Virginia Group.
Straight Spouses Support Group Support for heterosexuals who are married to or separated/ divorced from homosexual men and women. Meets 4th Saturday of every month in the Baltimore metro area. Call 703-548-3238 or FAX 703-425-6763. Ask for Mary S. Internet: gammadc@AOL.com
Family Sculpting Workshops monthly, Women's Issues group now forming, free Friday Night Out lecture series. Call for more information about these and other on-going groups: Pat Mysak, (410) 560-0595
Celebrating the Wild Woman: A Path to Aliveness Monthly and weekly ongoing women's circles in Annapolis and Takoma/DC. Recie Dolan, RN, BSN. (301) 589-4054
Sailing Through Life Seminars--A Quest for Meaning & Purpose Plan a cruise now! Juanita Ruth One, One World Enterprises P.O. Box 3156 Annapolis, MD 21403 (410) 263-9339 FAX 263-3157
Experience the Root of Change by Uncovering Your Life Patterns "Transforming the Knowing of East & West," by Susan Miller, certified professional counselor, licensed social worker, past life regression therapist, Reiki master, BioEnergy therapist, Shamanic journeyer, soul recognition facilitator. 16 years experience.
Join Maryland United For Peace and Justice! Ron Solomon/MUPJ, 327 E. 25th Street, Baltimore, MD 21218. "For information call" (410)747-3811 (Baltimore) -or-(301)390-9684 (DC metro)
Pro Bono Programs: One way to find a lawyer to provide free legal representation in civil cases is by contacting a pro bono program -- also known as volunteer lawyer programs. Pro bono programs are operated by state, county or local bar associations; by legal services programs; by other agencies in the community or independently. They use local attorneys who have agreed to provide free legal representation to eligible persons referred by the pro bono program. There are tens of thousands of attorneys throughout the country who volunteer their services through these programs.
Legal Aid Attorneys:Family Law Hotline In Lutherville serving the State of Maryland. (410) 561-7183
House of Ruth Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (410) 554-8463
The Lawyers Clearinghouse (410) 837-0755
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc. (410) 539-0097
Maryland State Bar Association Pro Bono Panel (301) 662-5155
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, Inc. (410) 547-6537 In Baltimore serving he State of Maryland excluding Allegheny, Montgomery and Prince George's counties. (410) 561-7183
Public Justice Center, Inc. (410) 625-9409
Allegany County Human Resources Development Legal Services Program (301) 724-3931
Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation In Annapolis serving Anne Arundel county. (301) 280-6950
Advocates for Children & Youth Serving Baltimore City and the counties of Baltimore, Prince Georges, Montgomery, Anne Arundel, and Howard. (410) 547-9200
Baltimore Bar Pro Bono Project (410) 539-5418
Bar Association of Baltimore City Legal Services to the Elderly Program (410) 396-1322
Baltimore City Community Law Center, Inc. (410) 366-0922
St. Ambrose Legal ServicesIn Baltimore serving Baltimore City and Baltimore county. (301) 366-8537
Charles County Bar Association
In LaPlata serving Charles county. (301) 283-6000
Montgomery County, MD, Bar Foundation Pro Bono Program In Rockville serving Montgomery county. (301) 424-7651
Law Foundation of Prince George's County Pro Bono Project In Hyattsville serving Prince George's county. (301) 864-8354 & 8353 Saint Mary's Women's Center In Lexington Park serving primarily Saint Mary's county. (301) 862-3636