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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
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312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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Emergency Counseling Services

Assistance as soon as you need it. Whenever you need it.

If you need emergency assistance, we will provide it to you. Crises will be handled immediately.

Emergency services are provided during office hours, but we can respond to a crisis at any time during the day. In addition, we also have set aside crisis hours where there is always a counselor available for a walk-in crisis appointment. Those hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 12 noon and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

For emergency services after office hours, call the Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center at 410-531-6677, or go directly to the Howard County General Hospital Emergency Room (410-740-7777).

Additional Community Emergency Resources

Mobile Crisis Team
410-531-6677
The Howard County Mobile Crisis Team (MCT) is available free of charge to any Howard County resident or individual present in Howard County at the time of a mental health crisis. MCT will refer the individual and family members to available community resources and follow-up to assure linkage. 

Grassroots Crisis Intervention
6700 Freetown Road
Columbia, MD 21044
410-531-6677 or 410-531-6006 410-531-6677
Provides telephone counseling, free walk-in counseling, emergency shelter for homeless, 24-hour suicide hotline, Mobile Crisis Team 7 days/week, and a Runaway Teen Program that provides crisis intervention for runaway youth and their families. Free services. 
 
Hope Works of Howard County 
5457 Twin Knolls Road
Suite 310
Columbia, MD 21045
410-997-0304 (Main Office) 410-997-2272 
24 hour hotline
www.wearehopeworks.org
A non-profit agency providing services to women, men, and children impacted by sexual assault and domestic violence in Howard County, Maryland. Services include a 24-hour helpline, residential services, counseling, advocacy, and legal assistance.

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