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Special health care needs

On this page you’ll find youth-focused resources for youth with special health care needs.

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Autism Source

The Autism Society’s On-line Resource Database. Search nationwide autism-related services and supports.

  •   Special health care needs

Baltimore Adapted Recreation and Sports (BARS)

P.O. Box 631 Parkton MD 21120

 (478) BARS-FUN (227-7386)

  •   Special health care needs
  •   Sports & recreation

Children’s Medical Services

CMS is a program of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. CMS can help low-income, uninsured or underinsured Marylander’s ages 0-21 years get specialty care for a chronic illness or disability by paying for needed services. CMS can pay for many different kinds of services, such as visits to a specialist, hospitalizations, surgeries, medications, therapies, lab work, x-rays, and medical equipment. CMS does not cover routine check-ups or immunizations, sick visits, emergency services, routine dental care, or mental health services.

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Community Advocates 4 You

P.O. Box 113 Owings Mills MD 21117

 443-219-2883

  •   Advocacy
  •   Financial literacy
  •   Foster care
  •   Homeless
  •   Latino
  •   LGBTQ+
  •   Life skills
  •   Parenting
  •   School readiness
  •   Special health care needs

DRU Mondawmin Healthy Families

2100 Eutaw Pl Baltimore MD 21217

 (410) 225-3555

  •   Child abuse & support
  •   Clothing & laundry
  •   Food assistance
  •   Life skills
  •   Nutrition & physical well-being
  •   Parenting
  •   Pregnancy, abortion & adoption
  •   Relationship violence & abuse support
  •   Special health care needs
  •   Volunteer opportunities

GLCCB (The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland)

2530 North Charles St 3rd Floor Baltimore MD 21218

 (410) 777-8145

  •   Advocacy
  •   Arts
  •   Child abuse & support
  •   Clothing & laundry
  •   Condoms
  •   Financial literacy
  •   Food assistance
  •   Healthy relationships
  •   HIV testing
  •   HIV treatment & Ryan White
  •   Homeless
  •   Job readiness
  •   Legal assistance
  •   LGBTQ+
  •   Life skills
  •   Mental health
  •   Nutrition & physical well-being
  •   PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV)
  •   PrEP
  •   Relationship violence & abuse support
  •   Sex trafficking & support
  •   Sexual assault & support
  •   Sexual health education
  •   Shelter & housing
  •   Special health care needs
  •   STD testing
  •   STD treatment
  •   Substance use & abuse
  •   Trauma, grief & loss
  •   Volunteer opportunities
  •   Youth development

HEBCAC Youth Opportunity Center (HEBCAC-YO)

1212 N Wolfe St Baltimore MD 21213

 (410) 732-2661

  •   Advocacy
  •   Arts
  •   Birth control
  •   Clothing & laundry
  •   Condoms
  •   Financial literacy
  •   Food assistance
  •   Foster care
  •   Health insurance
  •   Healthy relationships
  •   Homeless
  •   Job readiness
  •   Life skills
  •   Mental health
  •   Nutrition & physical well-being
  •   Parenting
  •   School readiness
  •   Sexual health education
  •   Special health care needs
  •   Sports & recreation
  •   Substance use & abuse
  •   Trauma, grief & loss
  •   Volunteer opportunities
  •   Youth development

Immigration Outreach Service Center (IOSC)

5401 Loch Raven Blvd Baltimore MD 21239

 (410) 323-8564

  •   Food assistance
  •   Immigrants & refugees
  •   Income assistance
  •   Job readiness
  •   Latino
  •   Legal assistance
  •   School readiness
  •   Special health care needs

Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI)

801 N Broadway Baltimore MD 21205

 (443) 923-9200

  •   Special health care needs

Living Classrooms Foundation

1417 Thames Street (main offices) Baltimore MD 21231

 410.685.0295

  •   Arts
  •   Birth control
  •   Condoms
  •   Financial literacy
  •   Healthy relationships
  •   Job readiness
  •   Legal assistance
  •   Life skills
  •   Nature & environment
  •   Nutrition & physical well-being
  •   School readiness
  •   Schools & after school programs
  •   Sexual health education
  •   Special health care needs
  •   Sports & recreation
  •   Substance use & abuse
  •   Volunteer opportunities
  •   Youth development

Loyola Clinical Centers (LCC)

5911 York Road, Suite 100 Baltimore MD 21212

 (410) 617-1200

  •   Mental health
  •   School readiness
  •   Special health care needs

Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS)

As the state’s primary social service provider, the Maryland Department of Human Services serves over one million people annually. The Department, through its 24 local departments of social services, pursues opportunities to assist people in economic need, provide preventive services, and protect vulnerable children and adults in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City.

311 West Saratoga St Baltimore MD 21201

  •   Financial literacy
  •   Food assistance
  •   Foster care
  •   Job readiness
  •   Legal assistance
  •   Life skills
  •   School readiness
  •   Shelter & housing
  •   Special health care needs
  •   Youth development

Maryland InfoPortal

Catalog of State Assistance Programs

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Maryland Transitioning Youth

Site designed to help improve Maryland students with disabilities preparation to transition from high school to adult services, college, employment, healthcare and independent living.

  •   Foster care
  •   Special health care needs

Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs (MIMA)

100 N Holiday Street Baltimore MD 21202

 (410) 396-8056

  •   Advocacy
  •   Financial literacy
  •   Healthy relationships
  •   Immigrants & refugees
  •   Job readiness
  •   Latino
  •   Mental health
  •   Schools & after school programs
  •   Shelter & housing
  •   Special health care needs
  •   Trauma, grief & loss
  •   Youth development

Mountain Manor Treatment Center at Baltimore

3800 Frederick Ave Baltimore MD 21229

 (410) 233-1400

  •   Advocacy
  •   Arts
  •   Asthma
  •   Birth control
  •   Child abuse & support
  •   Clothing & laundry
  •   Financial literacy
  •   Health insurance
  •   Healthy relationships
  •   HIV testing
  •   HIV treatment & Ryan White
  •   Homeless
  •   Job readiness
  •   LGBTQ+
  •   Life skills
  •   Mental health
  •   Nutrition & physical well-being
  •   Parenting
  •   PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV)
  •   Pregnancy, abortion & adoption
  •   Relationship violence & abuse support
  •   School readiness
  •   Sex trafficking & support
  •   Sexual assault & support
  •   Sexual health education
  •   Shelter & housing
  •   Special health care needs
  •   Sports & recreation
  •   STD testing
  •   STD treatment
  •   Substance use & abuse
  •   Trauma, grief & loss
  •   Youth development

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH)

1708 W Rogers Ave Baltimore MD 21209

 (410) 578-8600

  •   Special health care needs

Paul’s Place, Inc

1118 Ward St Baltimore MD 21230

 (410) 625-0775

  •   Advocacy
  •   Arts
  •   Clothing & laundry
  •   Food assistance
  •   Healthy relationships
  •   Life skills
  •   Nature & environment
  •   Nutrition & physical well-being
  •   Schools & after school programs
  •   Sexual health education
  •   Special health care needs
  •   Youth development

PrEP is for YOUth

PrEP is for YOUth is a program at the Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health at Johns Hopkins Harriet Lane. We educate, provide clinical services, and community outreach to young people ages 13-25 years old about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and other ways to stay on top of their sexual health.

200 N Wolfe Street Baltimore MD 21287

  •   Condoms
  •   Health insurance
  •   HIV testing
  •   HIV treatment & Ryan White
  •   LGBTQ+
  •   PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV)
  •   PrEP
  •   Sexual health education
  •   Special health care needs
  •   STD testing
  •   STD treatment
  •   Volunteer opportunities
  •   Youth development
  •   Youth-focused clinic
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Rare and Expensive Case Management (REM) Program

The Rare and Expensive Case Management (REM) Program is a case managed fee for service alternative to HealthChoice Managed Care Organization (MCO) participation for recipients with specified rare and expensive conditions.

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Resource Finder at Kennedy Krieger

The goal of the Resource Finder is to inform consumers, families, and professionals about community services, trainings, research, and other information on developmental disabilities and related disorders across the lifespan. This is accomplished through ways that would best suit the customer such as telephone, email, conferences, printed materials, video, and other methods.

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Resource Locator for Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Comprehensive database of resources for parents, caregivers, families, providers and youth to find what you and your children & youth with special health care needs may need.

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The Parents’ Place of Maryland

The Parents’ Place is a Maryland organization and parent center. We help families of children with disabilities and special health care needs throughout Maryland.

  •   Legal assistance
  •   Special health care needs

Workforce Development Program at The League for People with Disabilities. Inc.

1111 E. Cold Spring Lane Baltimore MD 21239

 410-323-0500

  •   Job readiness
  •   Nutrition & physical well-being
  •   Schools & after school programs
  •   Special health care needs
  •   Volunteer opportunities
  •   Youth development

Youth Empowered Society (YES) Drop-In Center

2315 N Charles St 1st floor Baltimore MD 21218

 (410) 235-7744

  •   Advocacy
  •   Arts
  •   Child abuse & support
  •   Clothing & laundry
  •   Condoms
  •   Financial literacy
  •   Food assistance
  •   Foster care
  •   Health insurance
  •   Healthy relationships
  •   Homeless
  •   Income assistance
  •   Job readiness
  •   Legal assistance
  •   LGBTQ+
  •   Life skills
  •   Mental health
  •   Nutrition & physical well-being
  •   Oral health
  •   Pregnancy, abortion & adoption
  •   Relationship violence & abuse support
  •   School readiness
  •   Sex trafficking & support
  •   Sexual assault & support
  •   Sexual health education
  •   Special health care needs
  •   STD testing
  •   Substance use & abuse
  •   Trauma, grief & loss
  •   Volunteer opportunities
  •   Youth development

Maryland Association of Nonpublic Special Education (MANSEF)

6501 N Charles St Baltimore MD 21204

 (410) 938-4413

  •   Special health care needs

WIN Family Services

2502 W Northern Parkway Baltimore MD 21215

 (410) 578-8003

  •   Foster care
  •   Life skills
  •   Mental health
  •   Schools & after school programs
  •   Special health care needs
  •   Substance use & abuse
  •   Trauma, grief & loss
  •   Youth development
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