Baltimore Child Abuse Center

24 Hours, By Appointment
Specific Hours/Days: 9am-7pm M-Th and 9 am - 5 pm Fri
Referral Process: from Baltimore City Police Department ; state and federal law enforcement; Baltimore City Department of Social Services; Baltimore city State's Attorney Office
2300 North Charles St. Suite 401, Baltimore, MD 21218

States where the organization has representation or a license to practice law

  • Maryland

Summary

The mission of Baltimore Child Abuse Center is to provide victims of child sexual abuse, trauma, and other Adverse Childhood Experiences in Baltimore and their non-offending caretakers with comprehensive forensic interviews, medical treatment, and mental health treatment with a goal of preventing future trauma.

Location(s) of the organization

  • Maryland

Type of Organization

  • 24 Hour Services (Includes emergency & crisis services)

Specialized Competency

  • At-Risk/Exploited Populations
  • Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault
  • Human Sex Trafficking
  • LGBTQI
  • People with Disabilities
  • Runaway/Homeless Youth
Bilingual services, child sex abuse, witness to violence

Target Populations and Restrictions

Populations Served

Domestic, Foreign

Language Capabilites

English, Spanish

Target Populations

Youth

  • Serve all genders

Adult

  • Serve all genders

Service Restrictions

Other: The organization mostly serves youth, ages 17 and younger.

Direct Victim Services

Basic Necessities

  • Child welfare referral
  • Emergency/Crisis response
  • Personal items (includes material goods or support to obtain goods including food, clothing, toiletries, housing supplies)
  • Safety planning
  • Transportation (includes metro/subway passes, bus tickets, etc.)

Medical and Dental Services

  • Alternative health therapies (includes acupuncture, yoga)
  • Forensic medial screening (i.e., SANE exam and similar screenings)
  • Primary care
  • Sexual Health
  • Sexual/reproductive health education

Language Services

  • Interpretation and or translation services for monolingual (non-English) speakers
  • Interpretation and or translation services for blind, deaf, hard-of hearing

Legal Services

  • Criminal justice support/advocacy
  • Crisis or emergency services (includes crisis intervention)
  • Law enforcement advocacy

Job/Internships

  • Volunteers
  • Unpaid internships

Mental/Behavioral Health Services

  • Clinical counseling / Therapy
  • Emotional/moral support / Supportive counseling
  • Peer Support

Other Services

Other Mental Health Services: Clinical counseling and short-term peer support groups (Parent support groups; support group for female youth)
Other Legal Services: Forensic interviews