Assistance

Services Provided: 

On-site services include parenting education classes and support groups, nutrition classes, developmental screening and education, child care for infants and toddlers while attending center classes, GED, Adult Basic Education, and English as a Second Language classes (Mon.-Thurs. 9:30 AM-12:30 PM & 1-3 PM). A family advocate is assigned to each family to be a case manager and work on their individual needs. Off-site services include home visits by a case manager. The Parents As Teachers program is a family education and support program that includes home visits and group meetings at the center. Call the center for more information or to enroll in any of the programs. Volunteers accepted.

Contact: 
Tearesa French, Director
410-479-3298
100 North Sixth Street
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

MEDICAL ADULT DAY CARE CENTER - DENTON. Call us at 410-479-8065.
Caring for Senior Citizens needs & helping them live independently in our community. Transportation for Caroline Residents included; others provide their own transport. Sliding scale pricing, Veterans Served and clients physician orders reviewed.

CAROLINE COUNSELING CENTER / ADDICTIONS. Call us at 410-479-1882
Saving Lives by helping all ages from negative effects from drug & alcohol abuse. Vivitrol & Medication Assisted / Walk-In Clinic / Outpatient Treatments, Individual & Group Counseling, Co-Occurring Disorders Therapy, DWI Ed classes, School Based Counseling & Housing referrals.

BEHAVIORAL / MENTAL HEALTH OUTPATIENT CLINIC. Call us at 410-479-3800
Providing a full range of psychiatric services and supportive counseling to individuals, groups, and families. 606 Sunnyside, Ave, Denton.

MIDSHORE WIC. Please call 410-479-8060 to make an appointment.
A supplemental nutrition program for woman, infants and children under 5. Providing nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, referrals to other health and social agencies, and free healthy food. Offices located in Caroline, Talbot, and Dorchester counties.

COMMUNITY MEDICINE / DISEASE PREVENTION. Call us at 410-479-8000.
Immunizations, TB/ STD's, Family Planning Education & Medicine, TB/ STD HIV case management, Nurse of the Day, Children's Medical Services & Insurance MA/MCHP, Lead Poisoning Prevention.

DDA (DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES). Call us at 410-479-8075
Locates and Obtains resources for residents, conducts Assessments/ Life Plans, Transition & Coordinated Community Care for their needs.

TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE - MA PROGRAM. Call us at 410-479-8014
Provides transportation to medical appointments for persons receiving Medical Assistance. Pre-Approval needed before scheduling.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. Call us at 410-479-8045.
Septic System / BAT Fund, Plat Review, Water Supplies, Food Safety / Inspection; Environmental Health Protections, Property Status Reports, Rabies Clinics / Exposure, Licences.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - PUBLIC HEALTH. Call us at 410-479-8006
Protecting the health and safety of residents during man-made and natural health emergencies.

VITAL RECORDS / BIRTH / DEATH CERTIFICATES. Call us at 410-479-8030.
Records available between 8:30am to 4:00 pm M-F. Call for details.

WELLNESS PROMOTION Call us at 410-479-8080
Tobacco/electronic cigarette prevention & education in schools and community/ Quit smoking classes/ youth tobacco enforcement program
Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screening Program for uninsured and under-insured clients.
Chronic disease prevention programs focusing on the prevention of Diabetes, Stroke, High Blood Pressure and Obesity. All programs at NO COST to the client.

Contact: 
Scott LeRoy, Caroline County Health Officer
410-479-8030
403 S. 7th St
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Resources and referrals for families with children with intensive behavioral health needs.

Contact: 
Kat Stork
410-479-4446
c/o Caroline Human Services Council, Inc
317 Carter Ave., Suite 101
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Runs the Meals on Wheels program, sponsors trips, has congregate meals, games, crafts, presentations, music, and blood pressure screening. Every Monday and Friday they take participants to the bank and shopping. Operates a program called SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program) that assists Medicare beneficiaries, including those disabled medicare beneficiaries under age 65. Volunteers accepted. Always in need of drivers for Meals on Wheels program. Wheelchairs are available to be borrowed. Occasionally offers classes on how to use iphones, ipads, and laptops.

Contact: 
Carol Donohue, Senior Center Manager
410-479-2535
403 South Seventh Street
Suite 127
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Provides technical and financial assistance to landowners to implement soil conservation and water quality measures at the local level. Technical assistance is provided through the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Maryland Dept. of Agriculture. Sponsors a coloring contest every year for students.

Contact: 
John Shepard, District Manager
410-479-1202 x3
9194 Legion Road
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Court Appointed Special Advocates are trained adult volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system. The CASA volunteer works with the child, his/her family, teachers, the social worker, and the attorney to ensure that a safe and permanent home is secured for the child in the shortest time possible.

Contact: 
Shelly Kulp, MSW, Executive Director
410-479-8301
114 Market Street
Suite 100
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Adult program includes site and community based psychiatric rehabilitation services, supported employment, residential, and special support and assistance for those suffering from mental illness as the primary diagnosis. The Youth Program offers community based psychiatric rehabilitative services. Services are offered year round through after school and summer programming. Incorporated in the structured schedule are activities that encourage the youth to develop skills for working in groups and in peer relationships. A referral from a mental health provider is required. We have access to a language line as needed to assist with intakes and paperwork. We also have one staff member who can speak Haitian-Creole in the Youth program.

Contact: 
Malkia Johnson, LCSW-C Community Liaison Director
410-822-4619
508 Kerr Avenue
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Chesapeake Center, Inc. will assist individuals with disabilities to reach their potential for independence by pursuing opportunities in housing, employment, natural supports, friendship and community activities.

Contact: 
Donna L. Harrison, President
410-822-4122
P.O. Box 1906
Easton, MD 21601
Services Provided: 

The database catalogs community services, maintains accurate information and links citizens with needed services. In addition, the resource database may be used by community planners to document services, identify gaps in services and assist with related community - needs - assessment activities. The database contains approximately 1000 resources and programs throughout the mid-shore and surrounding areas and the United States. The database has been incorporated into two communications vehicles to assist citizens - a toll-free hotline and website. Information referral specialists are available to assist citizens contacting the hotline within a 72-hour period. Inquiries are also accepted via e-mail, fax and written correspondence.

Contact: 
Christine Perkins, Coordinator
1-866-722-HLPS (4577)
P.O. Box 8
Wye Mills, MD 21679
Services Provided: 

Free, confidential services include self-administered pregnancy tests, prenatal and parenting classes, adoption information, post abortion support, mentoring, and referrals to community services.

410-754-8513