AIDS and other STD prevention, Baltimore City Health Dept.: 410-396-4448 Clinics provide testing, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as family planning services. http://baltimorehealth.org/std.html
Baltimore City Service Directory (complete directory): http://residents.baltimorecity.gov/CityServices.aspx
Child Abuse/Neglect, Baltimore Child Abuse Center: 410-396-6147. A non-profit family support organization
Domestic Violence, House of Ruth: 410-889-7884. 24-hour hot-line. http://www.hruth.org/
Employment Development, Mayor’s Office: 410-396-3009. Part of Maryland Jobs Now, a network of workforce organizations that invest in employment and training strategies and services. http://www.oedworks.com/
Health & Human Services, State of Maryland: Call 2-1-1; Free 24 hour service that provides information and referrals. www.211md.org
Homeless Services, Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Homeless Emergency Environmental Services Unit: 443-423-6000. Provides eviction prevention, information & referral, and housing counseling services to City residents who are experiencing homelessness or are at imminent risk of becoming homeless.
Homeless Services, Mayor’s Office of Human Services, Baltimore City: 2-1-1. A catalyst for the creation of affordable housing, delivery of services and community-wide advocacy.
Homeless Services, Project PLASE: 410-837-1400. provides essential housing and support services.
Lead Poisoning, Baltimore City Health Department: 443-984-2470.
Works to reduce lead poisoning through primary prevention and aggressive enforcement of the city’s lead laws.
Behavior Health System Baltimore: 410-837-2647 Connects individuals and families to a network of support
Baltimore Crisis Response: 410-433-5175. http://www.bhsbaltimore.org/
Poison Control, Maryland Poison Center, U.M. School of Pharmacy: 800-222-1222. Provides comprehensive emergency poison information, prevention, and educational resources. http://mdpoison.com/
Substance Abuse, Behavior Health System Baltimore: 410-637-1900. Substance abuse treatment options (merger of Baltimore Substance Abuse System and Baltimore Mental Health Systems) http://www.bhsbaltimore.org/