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HCC Main Campus
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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Maryland Innovation Center
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD 21046
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Community Resources

Please click on the key words below for contact information.  If you have any questions about any of the following services, please contact the agencies directly. 

Child Care
Maryland Child Care(410) 313-1930
www.mdchildcare.org
Howard County Child Care Resource Center(410) 313-1940
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Citizen-Services/Office-Of-Childrens-Services/Child-Care-Resource-Center
Howard County, The Care Center(410) 313-2273
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Citizen-Services/Office-Of-Childrens-Services/Child-Care-Resource-Center
Clothing
Christian Services of Howard County(410) 465-1060
christianservicesofhowardcountymd.blogspot.com/
2009/06/heart-to-serve-those-with-love-of.html
Laurel Thrift Center(410) 792-0090
Salvation Army(301) 776-4888
www.salvationarmyusa.org
Community Services
FIRN (Resources for the Foreign Born)(410) 992-1923
www.firnonline.org
Howard County Government (offers various services)(410) 313-3000
www.howardcountymd.gov
Association of Community Services of Howard County410-715-9545
www.acshoco.org
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Counseling
National Alcoholism and substance Abuse Information Center(800) 784-6776
www.addictioncareoptions.com
Addiction Assistance - Howard County Health Department(410) 313-6202
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Health/Behavioral-Health
The Serenity Center - AA, Al-Anon, addictions groups and counseling(410) 884-6088
www.theserenitycenter.org
Alcoholics Anonymous(410) 663-1922
www.baltimoreaa.org
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Dental
Chase Brexton(410) 884-7831
www.chasebrexton.org
University of Maryland Dental School(410) 706-2716
www.dental.umaryland.edu/patients/clinical-services
Driver's License & ID
Motor Vehicle Administration - Beltsville(410) 768-7000
www.mva.state.md.us
MVA Express Office - Columbia(410) 768-7000, Toll-Free (800) 950-1682
www.mva.state.md.us
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Elderly Services
50+ Centerswww.howardcountymd.gov/50pluscenters
The Bain 50+ Center(410) 313-7213
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Citizen-Services/Office-On-Aging/50-Centers/Bain-Center
Neighbor Ride(419) 884-7433
www.neighborride.org/how-it-works/
Howard County Office on Aging(410) 313-6410
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Citizen-Services/Office-On-Aging
Howard County Department of Citizen Services:  Maryland Access Point(410) 313-5980, Toll-Free (800) 506-5806
www.howardcountymd.gov/map
Emergencies

Howard County Police Department

(410) 313-2200 non-emergency
Emergency dial 9-1-1
www.howardcountymd.gov/departments/police
Howard County General Hospital(410) 740-7890
www.hcgh.org
Howard County Fire Department(410) 313-6000
Emergency dial 9-1-1
www.howardcountymd.gov/departments/fire-and-rescue
Maryland Poison Center(800) 222-1222
www.mdpoison.com
Emergency Health Care9-1-1
Domestic Violence Center - HopeWorks
(provides services to women, men, and children impacted by sexual assault and domestic violence in Howard County, MD)
410) 997-2272 or 1 (800) 752-0191
www.wearehopeworks.org
National Drug Abuse Treatment and Hotline(800) 662-4357
www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
Addiction Assistance - Howard County Health Department(410) 313-6202
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Health
The Serenity Center - AA, Al-Anon, addictions groups and counseling(410) 884-6088
www.theserenitycenter.org/
Alcoholics Anonymous(410) 663-1922
www.baltimoreaa.org
Grassroots Crises Hotline(410) 531-6677
www.grassrootscrisis.org
Maryland Crisis HotlineToll-Free (800) 422-0009
Maryland Youth Crisis HotlineToll-Free (800) 422-0009
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Employment
Pinnacle Career Resources(410) 799-1098
www.pinnaclecareerresources.com
Howard County Job Seeker Services(410) 864-5100
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/County-Administration/Workforce-Development/Job-Seeker-Services
Green Thumb, Inc.(410) 243-7907
Maryland State Employment Services - Howard County(410) 290-2600
www.dllr.state.md.us/county/
Casa de Maryland Workers Centers(410) 431-4185
www.casademaryland.org
Alianza de la Comunidad(443) 812-8486
howard.md.networkofcare.org/mh/services/agency.aspx?pid=AlianzaDeLaComunidad_679_2_0
Financial
Financial Counseling Services(410) 747-6803
www.guidewellfs.org/about-us/location
Health Care
Howard County Health Department(410) 313-6300
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Health
Columbia Health Center(410) 313-7500
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Health/Clinical-Services
Environmental Health(410) 313-6300
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Health/Environmental-Health
Child Health Programs in Howard County(410) 313-6300
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Health/Child-Health
Chase Brexton(410) 884-7831
www.chasebrexton.org
Briggs Chaney Medical Center(301) 890-8000
www.briggschaneyclinic.com
Nighttime Pediatrics (Adult & Children)(301) 596-6483
www.myrighttime.com
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Housing
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development(301) 429-7400
dhcd.maryland.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Immigration & Passport
Embassy Hotline(202) 555-1212
www.embassy.org/embassies
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)(410) 962-1898
www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis
Passports - U.S. Department of State877-4-USA-PPT (1-877-487-2778)
www.travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html
Passport Acceptance Services at East Columbia Branch Library(410) 313-7700
www.hclibrary.org/index.php?page=63
Legal Information
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.(301) 480-1057 (local), Toll-Free (888) 215-5316
www.mdlab.org
Lawyers Referral Service, Howard County Bar Association, Inc.(410) 313-3853
www.peoples-law.org/lawyer-referral-service-3
Catholic Charities(410) 534-8015
www.catholiccharities-md.org
The Office of Human Rights - Howard County(410) 313-6430
www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/County-Administration/Human-Rights
Library
Central Library(410) 313-7800
www.hclibrary.org
East Columbia Library(410) 313-7700
www.hclibrary.org
Elkridge Branch Library(410) 313-5077
www.hclibrary.org
Lisbon Community Library(410) 489-4290
www.hclibrary.org
Miller Branch Library(410) 313-1950
www.hclibrary.org
Savage Branch Library(410) 880-5975
www.hclibrary.org
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Mental Health & Disable Services
Howard County Mental Health Authority(410) 313-7350
http://hcmha.org
Andromeda Transcultural Health(202) 291-4707
www.andromedadc.org
Division of Rehabilitative Services (DORS)(410) 461-0387
www.dors.maryland.gov
School Registration
Howard County Public School System(410) 313-1525
www.hcpss.org
Short-Term Emergency Help
Howard County Department of Social Services

(410) 872-8700
http://dhr.maryland.gov/local-offices/howard-county/

Community Action Council(410) 313-6440
www.cac-hc.org/
Howard County Energy Assistance Program(410) 313-6440
www.cac-hc.org/programs.services/energy-assistance/
Head Start - Early Childhood Education(410) 313-6440
www.cac-hc.org/programs-services/early-childhood-education/
Housing Assistance - Eviction Prevention(410) 313-6440
www.cac-hc.org/programs-services/housing-assistance/
Food Assistance (including Food Bank)(410) 313-6440
www.cac-hc.org/programs-services/food-assistance/
211 Maryland United Way Helpline(410) 685-0525 (local), Toll-Free (800) 492-0618
www.uwcm.org/main/211helpline/
Fish of Howard County, Inc.(410) 964-8660
www.fishhowardcounty.com
Social Security
Social Security Administration(410) 872-4758 (local), Toll-Free (800) 772-1213
www.ssa.gov
Translators & Interpreters
FIRN - Language Connections & Interpreting Services(410) 992-1923
www.firnonline.org/?page_id=2931
Howard County Disabilities Services(410) 313-5980
www.howardcountymd.gov/departments.aspx?ID=6442458185
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Transportation
Howard Transit Service(410) 313-1921
www.howardtransit.com
Neighbor Ride(410) 884-7433
www.neighborride.org/wordpress.
Utilities
Gas and Electric Service (BGE)(410) 685-0123
www.bge.com
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