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Healing Trauma & Addiction

Finding freedom through overcoming mental health struggles.

Catholic Charities provides a wide range of mental and behavioral health services for children and families including residential-, community- and school-based programs, resources and referrals. Our services include addiction counseling and treatment, including medication to assist with treatment. Telehealth is available when appropriate.

  • 9,680 people, including children, received behavioral health care.

  • 87% of adults and young adults showed improvement in their mental health after receiving care.

  • 55 children assisted in the transition from a residential setting to a less restrictive environment.

Programs

  • We provide comprehensive community-based services for children in mental health crisis. BCARS provides brief and intensive community-based services for children in psychiatric crisis to…

    Baltimore Child & Adolescent Response System (BCARS)

    We provide comprehensive community-based services for children in mental health crisis. BCARS provides brief and intensive community-based services for children in psychiatric crisis to divert or shorten in-patient hospitalization and to link clients to community providers that will serve them for ongoing care.

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  • This program provides behavioral consultation, mental health referral, and treatment services to children and families participating in Head Start and Early Head Start in…

    Early Childhood Mental Health Screening

    This program provides behavioral consultation, mental health referral, and treatment services to children and families participating in Head Start and Early Head Start in Baltimore City, Harford, or Carroll County.

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  • The research has been clear that family involvement, family action, family investment, and families who care produce positive outcomes for children in the field…

    Family Support Groups

    The research has been clear that family involvement, family action, family investment, and families who care produce positive outcomes for children in the field of mental health. Families can attend support group sessions together, and have a shared experience in a non-judgemental, supportive environment.

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  • We serve formerly homeless, disabled men. We want to ensure that men reentering the public will have a safe home to take refuge in,…

    Holden Hall

    We serve formerly homeless, disabled men. We want to ensure that men reentering the public will have a safe home to take refuge in, while also being connected with the social, emotional, and physical help they need to function in society successfully.

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  • My Brother’s Keeper started with basic services and today offers a wide range of support, from meals to workforce development to youth services. We…

    My Brother’s Keeper

    My Brother’s Keeper started with basic services and today offers a wide range of support, from meals to workforce development to youth services. We believe that reaching out to youth in the area and offering programs specifically for them can effectively engage families. Our youth programs are aimed at reinforcing positive behaviors and reducing the influence of destructive forces. It is also a safe place with a positive atmosphere for the members of the Irvington community. Guests can receive assistance with health, financial and other needs.

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  • For over 35 years, the Our Daily Bread Employment Center has helped people in need with a daily hot meal, case management, job training,…

    Our Daily Bread Employment Center

    For over 35 years, the Our Daily Bread Employment Center has helped people in need with a daily hot meal, case management, job training, and employment counseling. Our Daily Bread Employment Center is committed to planting seeds of hope daily for individuals experiencing hunger in Baltimore City, and helping them improve their lives. Access to healthy food is a human right, and providing it is a collective responsibility. Satisfying this need requires sustained commitment and dedication from countless staff and volunteers, and support from the community. We all play an integral part.

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  • The Safe Start Program is an assessment and intervention program for families with children ages 2-11 in Harford County that provides behavioral management techniques,…

    Safe Start

    The Safe Start Program is an assessment and intervention program for families with children ages 2-11 in Harford County that provides behavioral management techniques, stress management, problem-solving, budgeting, communication, and organization skills. The 90- to 120-day program focuses on preventing child abuse and neglect by providing a continuum of services that support and strengthen families through screenings, referrals, and intervention services either in the family home or in the community. Prior to discharge, wrap-around services can be arranged with various agencies in Harford County depending upon what services are still needed.

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  • We provide clients in Baltimore City with direct financial assistance to help with rent and traveler’s assistance so they are better able to attain…

    Samaritan Center

    We provide clients in Baltimore City with direct financial assistance to help with rent and traveler’s assistance so they are better able to attain financial stability.

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  • St. Vincent’s Villa is comprised of two residential programs: A 90-day Diagnostic, Evaluation, and Treatment Program, licensed by the Maryland Department of Human Services,…

    St. Vincent’s Villa

    St. Vincent’s Villa is comprised of two residential programs: A 90-day Diagnostic, Evaluation, and Treatment Program, licensed by the Maryland Department of Human Services, and A Residential Treatment Center, licensed by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Our schools are approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). Our diagnostic school at St. Vincent’s Villa is licensed by the Department of Human Resources and approved as a Type III school by MSDE.

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  • St. Vincent’s Villa offers residential treatment and diagnostic services for children ages 5-13 with significant emotional and behavioral challenges in a state-of-the-art facility. We…

    St. Vincent’s Villa Home-Based Treatment

    St. Vincent’s Villa offers residential treatment and diagnostic services for children ages 5-13 with significant emotional and behavioral challenges in a state-of-the-art facility. We serve children in Maryland. The goal is to move the children back to the community as soon as they are ready with all the necessary supports and services to ensure long-term success. The home-based RTC program is designed to reduce lengths of stay in higher end care, expand community resource integration, preserve family connectedness and achieve more positive long-term outcomes for children and families.

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  • Our Therapeutic After School Programs provide structured, therapeutic activities two afternoons per week at two different locations in Baltimore County. The program is open…

    Therapeutic After School Programs

    Our Therapeutic After School Programs provide structured, therapeutic activities two afternoons per week at two different locations in Baltimore County. The program is open to children ages 5-13 who have moderate to severe behavioral and emotional problems. Medical assistance is accepted.

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  • These services include individual counseling, family counseling, psychiatric evaluation, social and coping skill development, addiction counseling and treatment, and medication management. Our programs help…

    Villa Maria Community Resources: Behavioral Health Clinic

    These services include individual counseling, family counseling, psychiatric evaluation, social and coping skill development, addiction counseling and treatment, and medication management. Our programs help to promote an individual’s independence and recovery by learning to enhance their daily living activities, socialization, and community living skills using a strength-based and client-centered perspective. Proud member of Maryland Behavioral Health Solutions (MBHA)

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  • Through planned time with a mental health professional, Catholic Charities Home-Based Respite Program provides a temporary break for parents, guardians or caregivers from the…

    Villa Maria Community Resources: Home-Based Respite Program

    Through planned time with a mental health professional, Catholic Charities Home-Based Respite Program provides a temporary break for parents, guardians or caregivers from the demands associated with caring for children and adolescents who have documented mental health challenges. The identified child is matched with a caring and skilled mental health professional one-on-one who provides the child with therapeutic opportunities to enhance the child’s well-being while providing a planned break to the parents, guardians or caregivers.

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  • School can be a challenge under the best circumstances. For a child struggling with mental, emotional or behavioral issues, the challenge can seem impossible.…

    Villa Maria Community Resources: School-Based Behavioral Health Clinic

    School can be a challenge under the best circumstances. For a child struggling with mental, emotional or behavioral issues, the challenge can seem impossible. Our licensed therapists are in over 100 schools throughout Maryland ready to help young people with emotional and behavioral issues that can impact them in school and at home. Our services can help students to improve their behavior and school work habits, develop coping and relationship skills and manage anxiety and depression. We also help parents and caregivers get the support, information and guidance that leads to better communication and less stress at home.

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  • Our vibrant therapeutic and special education community is a place where children learn, grow and heal. Our dedicated teachers, paraprofessionals, and clinicians offer a host of services…

    Villa Maria School

    Our vibrant therapeutic and special education community is a place where children learn, grow and heal. Our dedicated teachers, paraprofessionals, and clinicians offer a host of services in a team environment where we strive to meet each child’s unique needs. Our highly trained staff works in full partnership with our parents, empowering them in the treatment process of their child. We make every effort to assist each child in the return to their home school or to a less intensive program as soon as is possible. Together, we help our children become better learners, understand their feelings, and change their behaviors. Our schools are approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). Our diagnostic school at St. Vincent’s Villa is licensed by the Department of Human Resources and approved as a Type III school by MSDE.

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