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Legal Services (Advocacy)

State

Legal Aid Bureau

Providing free civil legal services in Maryland for low-income people, children and the elderly.

22 S. Market St. Suite 11
Frederick, Maryland 21701
301-694-7414
800-679-8813

 

Maryland Disability Law Center, Inc. (MDLC)   

Advocating to improve the lives of Marylanders with disabilities.  Goal is to create a more integrated and just society by advancing the legal rights of people with disabilities and ensuring equal opportunities to participate in community life.  MDLC provides free legal services to Marylanders with disabilities on matters that are related to their disability and fall within the advocacy service areas.  One of the service areas is access to education, housing, transportation, and health care. 

1800 N. Charles St., Suite 400
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-727-6352
800-233-7201

 

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS)

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service is a nonprofit organization that connects low-income Marylanders in need of civil legal assistance with pro bono attorneys. 

410-547-6537
800-510-0050

 

Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland

Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland is the statewide coordinator of volunteer legal services in a wide range of areas, such as housing, family law, education, disability, and many more.

410-837-9379
800-396-1274

Baltimore City

Making Choices for Independent Living (MCIL)

MCIL is a nonprofit agency of, by and for people with disabilities offering services and advocacy throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan Area. MCIL is Maryland's oldest and largest Center for Independent Living (CIL). CILs are non-residential, consumer-controlled, community-based organizations providing services and advocacy by and for persons with all types of disabilities. Their goal is to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential within their families and communities by following the independent living philosophy.

3011 Montebello Terrace
Baltimore, Maryland 21214
410-444-1400

Baltimore County

Making Choices for Independent Living (MCIL)

MCIL is a nonprofit agency of, by and for people with disabilities offering services and advocacy throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan Area. MCIL is Maryland's oldest and largest Center for Independent Living (CIL). CILs are non-residential, consumer-controlled, community-based organizations providing services and advocacy by and for persons with all types of disabilities. Their goal is to assist individuals with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential within their families and communities by following the independent living philosophy.

3011 Montebello Terrace
Baltimore, Maryland 21214
410- 444-1400 

Cecil County

The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (Cecil County Office)

Provides support services and advocacy to 400 adults and children and their families in Harford, Cecil, and Kent Counties. The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to create lives that mirror yours and mine: students attending neighborhood schools, adults going to work and living in their own homes, and individuals enjoying the social and recreational opportunities in their communities. We are a private, non-profit local chapter of The Arc of Maryland and The Arc of The United States, the largest volunteer organization in the world devoted exclusively to improving the quality of life for all adults and children with developmental disabilities.

The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (Cecil County Office)
106 E. Main Street, Suite 107
Elkton, Maryland 21921
410-870-6785

Charles County

Maryland Disability Law Center
MDLC advocates on systemic issues affecting individuals with disabilities throughout the state, working to ensure each individual’s rights to self-determination; to be free from harm; to obtain due process protections in legal and administrative systems; to develop physically, emotionally, and intellectually; and to participate in community life, with meaningful choices and opportunities.

1800 N. Charles Street, Suite 400
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
410 727-6352 Voice
410 727-6387 TDD
410-727-6352
1-800-233-7201
 

The Parents' Place of Maryland
Parent-directed resource center dedicated to enhancing the ability of persons with disabilities to participate as fully as possible in home, school and community life through education, information, individual assistance, and support activities for their parents and families.

801 Cromwell Park Drive, Suite 103
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
410- 768-9100
 

Garrett County

Parent’s Place of Maryland
Provides knowledge, assistance, peer support, information, and education to families of children with disabilities.

801 Cromwell Park Drive, Suite 103
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
Phone: V/TDD: 410-768-9100
Phone (Local): 301-689-311
Fax: 410-768-0830
Email: info@ppmd.org
Email (Local): dkmc199 @ comcast.net


Maryland Disability Law Center
Maryland Disability Law Center (MDLC) is a non-profit legal services organization which advocates on issues affecting individuals with disabilities throughout Maryland.

1500 Union Avenue, Suite 2000
Baltimore, Maryland 21211
Phone: 410-727-6352 ext.0
Toll free: 1-800-233-7201
TTY: 410-235-5387
Fax: 410-727-6389

Harford County

ARC Northern Chesapeake Region

For over fifty years, The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region has helped people with developmental disabilities build better lives one person at a time. The ARC provides support services and advocacy to 400 adults and children and their families in Harford, Cecil, and Kent Counties. The Arc supports people with developmental disabilities to create lives that mirror yours and mine: students attending neighborhood schools, adults going to work and living in their own homes, and individuals enjoying the social and recreational opportunities in their communities. The ARC is a private, non-profit local chapter of The Arc of Maryland and The Arc of The United States, the largest volunteer organization in the world devoted exclusively to improving the quality of life for all adults and children with developmental disabilities.

Phone: 410-836-7177
Email: jeng@arcncr.org or ajackson@arcncr.org

 

Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health (MCF)

If you have a child with a mental health, behavioral or educational issue, a developmental disability or involvement with the juvenile justice system, you may have lots of questions or concerns about your child, such as: "Where can I find help for my child?" or "How do I apply for services?" A Family Navigator is trained to help all families in need. Navigators know about the services in your community and how to apply for them. A Family Navigator can: help you understand your rights, help you connect to appropriate services for your child, and much more. Any parent or caregiver can call a Family Navigator to request assistance for their child, age birth to 21 years. There is no cost for Family Navigation Services.

410-420-9880

Howard County

Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health
Family Navigator

10632 Little Patuxent Parkway Suite 119
Columbia, Maryland 21044
410-730-8267
1-888-607-3637
 

The Parents’ Place
The Parents’ Place of Maryland offers information and assistance to families concerning issues related to special education.

801 Cromwell Park Drive, Suite 103
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
410-859-5300 Voice and TDD
 

Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education
MCIE is a non-profit organization that provides advocacy, professional development and information services regarding inclusion of children with disabilities in the public school system.

7484 Candlewood Rd. Suite R
Hanover, Maryland 21076
410-859-5400 

 

Maryland Disability Law Center
MDLC advocates on systemic issues affecting individuals with disabilities throughout the state, working to ensure each individual’s rights to self-determination; to be free from harm; to obtain due process protections in legal and administrative systems; to develop physically, emotionally, and intellectually; and to participate in community life, with meaningful choices and opportunities.

1800 N. Charles Street; Suite 400
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
410-727-6352 Voice
410-727-6387 TDD
410-727-6352
1-800-233-7201

Prince George’s County

Adam’s House Re-Entry Program

Offers ex-offenders assistance in transitioning back into the community; services include legal assistance, substance abuse treatment, employment services, crisis intervention, and anger management

5001Silver Hilt Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746
240-492-2510

 

Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County

P.O. Box 374
Riverdale, Maryland 20738
301-864-8353

 

Family Law Clinic for the Self-Represented

Provides free legal advice on a first come-first serve basis. Sign-in begins at 9 am.

Circuit Courthouse, Room 2435
14735 Main Street
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

 

Langley Park Family Law Clinic
Provides legal advice and information for Spanish speaking clients. Open on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9am, first-come-first-serve basis

8011 New Hampshire Avenue
Langley Park, Maryland 20783

 

Legal Aid Bureau

Free legal services to individuals who meet income eligibility requirements.

6811 Kenilworth Avenue, Suite 500
Riverdale, Maryland 20737
301-927-6800 Toll Free 1-888-215-5316

 

Legal Aid of Prince Georges County

301-560-2100
 

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center (Stephanie Roper Foundation)

Court accompaniment, legal information and assistance, legal representation.

1001 Prince George’s Blvd., Suite 750
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20774-7427
301-952-0063
Fax: 301-952-2319

 

The Parents’ Place of Maryland

801 Cromwell Park Drive, Suite 103
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
410-768-9100
 

Special Education Project

Refers special education students to volunteer attorneys for assistance in securing the proper educationalsetting and support needed for a student to succeed. Bilingual services are provided.

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