Resources 2017-04-10T05:17:42+00:00

The following resources are recommended by the Jacaranda Center for Family and Youth Development to support you in strengthening your family. 

Family Strengthening 2017-04-10T05:10:34+00:00

The Jacaranda Center for Family and Youth Development
(410) 978-1859

The Jacaranda Center provides family strengthening, marriage, parenting and youth development programs, services and trainings for adults, couples, youth and staff of family and youth serving organizations.

Crisis Hotlines 2017-04-04T14:23:05+00:00

Maryland Crisis Hotline
1-800-422-0009/ TDD line (410) 531-5086


National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)/1-800-273-TALK (8255)


Poison Control Centers
(800) 222-1222


Grassroots Crisis Intervention Services
(410) 531-6677
Provides crisis intervention services, emergency and transitional shelter, and community education


Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline
(800) 422-0009
Provides a 24-hour toll-free hotline designed to meet the needs of troubled youth in crisis.


Veterans Crisis Hotline
(877) 838-2838
Provides suicide prevention and crisis intervention for veterans.


Baltimore City: Baltimore Crisis Response Inc.


Baltimore County: Baltimore County Crisis Response System

Counseling 2017-05-08T19:19:26+00:00

Safe Harbor Christian Counseling
8200 Old Columbia Road
Fulton, MD 20759-2201

HOPE Counseling, Coaching & Consulting,
Myra Waters, Ph.D. (443)824-2815

Christian Counseling Services of Clarksville
Dr. Paul Ball
12295 Wake Forest Road,
Clarksville, MD  21029


Road to Emmaus, Spiritual Guidance Ministry  
Judy Sheppard, Ed.D, LCADC
410 935-1821

Karen Reed, LISWC
443 758-6731


Dr. Kimberly C. Walker, M.D.
Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist


Christian Counseling Associates
9650 Santiago Rd #101,
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 995-5587


New Life Ministries
800-NEW-LIFE free (639-5433)


Celebrate Recovery
Chapelgate Presbyterian Church
2600 Marriottville Rd.
Marriottsville, MD 21104
(410) 442-5800


Saddleback Resources


The Serenity Center
A meeting place for 12-Step support groups and more.

Domestic Violence 2017-04-04T14:24:23+00:00

Howard County Coalition to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence


Howard County Domestic Violence Center
5457 Twin Knolls Road, Suite 310
Columbia, MD
1-800-752-0191; 410-997-0304
24 hr hotline; Emergency Shelter & Transitional Housing for Battered Women and Children

Ex-Offender Resources 2017-04-04T14:31:27+00:00

Ex-offender resources

Home Ownership/Voucher Program 2017-04-04T14:32:03+00:00

Howard County Housing Department

Employment Assistance 2017-03-22T14:51:53+00:00

HC Office of Workforce Development
Columbia Workforce Center
7161 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite D
Columbia, MD 21046

Financial Coaching and Budgeting 2017-04-04T14:32:55+00:00

Dave Ramsey (Financial Coaching and Money Management)


Making Change Center
10440 Little Patuxent Parkway
Suite 900, Columbia MD 21044
443.718.9350, 800.515.1093

Legal Assistance 2017-04-04T14:33:48+00:00

Gregory D. Yancey
5850 Waterloo Road, Suite 140
Columbia, MD 21045

Family Resources (Miscellaneous) 2017-04-04T14:34:20+00:00

Howard County Multi Service Center
9900 Washington Blvd N, Laurel, MD 20723
(410) 880-5917


United Way
Dial 211 or 410-685-0525
Information and referrals on a variety of health and human service issues

Health Related Resources 2017-04-04T14:36:30+00:00

Alcoholics Anonymous Statewide


National Alliance On Mental Illness
NAMI HELPLINE: 410-772-9300
9650 Santiago Road, Suite 1
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 772-9300


The Family Center
The Family Center provides mental health services for children, adolescents, adults, and families.


HC DrugFree
5305 Village Center Drive, Suite 206
Columbia, Maryland 21044
Phone 443-325-0040


Network of Care
Website where individuals living with mental illness can easily access a wide variety of important information about issues that affect their lives: MD Veterans, Baltimore City, and Baltimore County.

Foster Care 2017-04-04T14:37:15+00:00

5575 Sterrett Pl #200,
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 964-9329