Senate Bill 512 services focuses on developing and managing linkage to services, including outpatient, inpatient, and long term residential programs for the mother and birth father of a substance exposed newborn. The assessor’s main priority is to provide assistance to women in accessing specific long term residential programs that focus on the mother’s needs while being pregnant and or having her children with her while engaged in a program. The assessor is able to access four women with children long term residential programs across the state to include: CAMEO House, Chrysalis House, Safe Harbor, and Gaudenzia.
Eligibility requirements: Washington County resident who is pregnant, postpartum, and or with children seeking a long term residential program within the State of Maryland funded by the Behavioral Health Administration. Birth fathers of a substance exposed newborn may also access assistance through this program.
How to participate/enroll: Contact Laura Sheffield, LCSW-C at 240-313-3398 Fax: 240-313-3371