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To speak with an RCIS advocate:

24-Hour Helpline: (410) 857-7322

To speak with a local domestic violence advocate:

Carroll County Domestic Violence Hotline: (443) 865-8031

For local, on-site crisis support:

Carroll County Mobile Crisis Team: (410) 952-9552, https://cchd.maryland.gov/3947-2/

For local services for a victim-survivor under the age of 12:

Springboard Community Services : https://www.springboardmd.org/

For local reproductive healthcare, or for medical care after a sexual assault:

Carroll County Health Department Reproductive Health Services: (410) 876-4930,


Carroll Hospital Adult SAFE Program: (410) 871-6655

Adult S.A.F.E Program | LifeBridge Health

Carroll Hospital Pediatric SAFE Program: (410) 871-6655

      Pediatric S.A.F.E Program | LifeBridge Health

To report abuse of a child or vulnerable adult (local):

Carroll County Department of Social Services Child & Adult Protective Services:

(410) 386-3434, http://dhr.maryland.gov/child-protective-services/ or http://dhr.maryland.gov/office-of-adult-services/adult-protective-services/

To make a report of sexual assault (local), call 911 or reach out to:

Carroll County Advocacy & Investigation Center: (410) 386-3640

Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office Special Victim’s Unit: (410) 386-2671


To find another Rape Crisis center in Maryland:


For Department of Defense employees:

DoD Safe Helpline: (877) 995-5247, https://www.safehelpline.org/

DoD Safe Helpline Online Chat: https://www.safehelpline.org/live-chat

For legal information and/or advice related to sexual assault (Maryland-based):

Sexual Assault Legal Institute: (301) 565-2277, https://mcasa.org/survivors/sali#services

Women’s Law Center of Maryland: (410) 386-2440, http://www.wlcmd.org/

Maryland Legal Aid: https://www.mdlab.org/#

MD Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services Criminal Injuries Compensation Board:


Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center: https://www.mdcrimevictims.org/

Protection Order Advocacy and Representation Project (POARP) 410-386-2440

Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE):


To reach a national hotline/online chat/text support:

National Child Abuse Hotline: (800) 422-4453, https://www.childhelp.org/hotline/

National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233, https://www.thehotline.org/

National Domestic Violence Hotline (Online Chat):


National Human Trafficking Hotline: (888) 373-7888, https://humantraffickinghotline.org/

National Runaway Safeline: (800) 786-2929, https://www.1800runaway.org/

National Runaway Safeline Online Chat:


National Sexual Assault Hotline: (800) 656-4673,


National Sexual Assault Online Chat: https://hotline.rainn.org/online

Loveisrespect Dating Abuse Helpline: (866) 331-9474 or TEXT loveis to 22522

Loveisrespect Dating Abuse Online Chat: https://www.loveisrespect.org/

For suicide prevention support:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255, https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Online Chat): https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/
IM ALIVE Network (Online Chat): https://www.imalive.org/

For parenting support and child abuse prevention:

The Family Tree 24-hour Parenting HelpLine: (800) 243-7337, https://familytreemd.org/

Stop It Now: https://www.stopitnow.org/

For information on dating violence:

Break the Cycle: http://www.breakthecycle.org/

CDC Dating Matters:                                                                                         https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/intimatepartnerviolence/datingmatters/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fviolenceprevention%2Fdatingmatters%2Findex.html

Loveisrespect: https://www.loveisrespect.org/

For information on digital abuse:

A Thin Line: http://www.athinline.org/facts

LGBTQ+-specific Resources:

FORGE (For Ourselves: Reworking Gender Expression) & the Transgender Sexual Violence

Project: https://forge-forward.org

LGBT National Hotline: (888) 843-4564

LGBT National Youth Talkine: (800) 246-7743

The Trevor Project Suicide Prevention Hotline: (866) 488-7386

For male victim-survivors:

1in6 (Information & Online Chat Support Groups): https://1in6.org/

National Helpline for Men Who Were Sexually Abused or Assaulted (Online Chat):

Sexual Abuse & Assault of Boys & Men | Confidential Support for Men (1in6.org)

MaleSurvivor: https://malesurvivor.org/

For more information and resources:

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault: https://mcasa.org/

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence: http://mnadv.org/

National Sexual Violence Resource Center: https://www.nsvrc.org/

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network: https://www.rainn.org/

Office of Justice Office for Victims of Crime: https://ojp.gov/ovc/welcome.html

U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women: https://www.justice.gov/ov

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Abortion Access: https://mcasa.org/survivors/abortion-access

Pregnancy Support Center: https://www.carrollpregnancy.org

Adoption Makes Family: https://adoptionmakesfamily.org



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