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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
Training & Development Solution
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
Howard County Child Care Resource Center(410) 313-1940
Howard County, The Care Center(410) 313-2273
Christian Services of Howard County(410) 465-1060
Laurel Thrift Center(410) 792-0090
Salvation Army(301) 776-4888
Community Services
FIRN (Resources for the Foreign Born)(410) 992-1923
Howard County Government (offers various services)(410) 313-3000
Association of Community Services of Howard County410-715-9545
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National Alcoholism and substance Abuse Information Center(800) 784-6776
Addiction Assistance - Howard County Health Department(410) 313-6202
The Serenity Center - AA, Al-Anon, addictions groups and counseling(410) 884-6088
Alcoholics Anonymous(410) 663-1922
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Chase Brexton(410) 884-7831
University of Maryland Dental School(410) 706-2716
Driver's License & ID
Motor Vehicle Administration - Beltsville(410) 768-7000
MVA Express Office - Columbia(410) 768-7000, Toll-Free (800) 950-1682
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Elderly Services
The Bain 50+ Center(410) 313-7213
Neighbor Ride(419) 884-7433
Howard County Office on Aging(410) 313-6410
Howard County Department of Citizen Services:  Maryland Access Point(410) 313-5980, Toll-Free (800) 506-5806

Howard County Police Department

(410) 313-2200 non-emergency
Emergency dial 9-1-1
Howard County General Hospital(410) 740-7890
Howard County Fire Department(410) 313-6000
Emergency dial 9-1-1
Maryland Poison Center(800) 222-1222
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
National Drug Abuse Treatment and Hotline(800) 662-4357
Addiction Assistance - Howard County Health Department(410) 313-6202
The Serenity Center - AA, Al-Anon, addictions groups and counseling(410) 884-6088
Alcoholics Anonymous(410) 663-1922
Grassroots Crises Hotline(410) 531-6677
Maryland Crisis HotlineToll-Free (800) 422-0009
Maryland Youth Crisis HotlineToll-Free (800) 422-0009
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Pinnacle Career Resources(410) 799-1098
Howard County Job Seeker Services(410) 864-5100
Green Thumb, Inc.(410) 243-7907
Maryland State Employment Services - Howard County(410) 290-2600
Casa de Maryland Workers Centers(410) 431-4185
Alianza de la Comunidad(443) 812-8486
Financial Counseling Services(410) 747-6803
Health Care
Howard County Health Department(410) 313-6300
Columbia Health Center(410) 313-7500
Environmental Health(410) 313-6300
Child Health Programs in Howard County(410) 313-6300
Chase Brexton(410) 884-7831
Briggs Chaney Medical Center(301) 890-8000
Nighttime Pediatrics (Adult & Children)(301) 596-6483
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Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development(301) 429-7400
Immigration & Passport
Embassy Hotline(202) 555-1212
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)(410) 962-1898
Passports - U.S. Department of State877-4-USA-PPT (1-877-487-2778)
Passport Acceptance Services at East Columbia Branch Library(410) 313-7700
Legal Information
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.(301) 480-1057 (local), Toll-Free (888) 215-5316
Lawyers Referral Service, Howard County Bar Association, Inc.(410) 313-3853
Catholic Charities(410) 534-8015
The Office of Human Rights - Howard County(410) 313-6430
Central Library(410) 313-7800
East Columbia Library(410) 313-7700
Elkridge Branch Library(410) 313-5077
Lisbon Community Library(410) 489-4290
Miller Branch Library(410) 313-1950
Savage Branch Library(410) 880-5975
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Mental Health & Disable Services
Howard County Mental Health Authority(410) 313-7350
Andromeda Transcultural Health(202) 291-4707
Division of Rehabilitative Services (DORS)(410) 461-0387
School Registration
Howard County Public School System(410) 313-1525
Short-Term Emergency Help
Howard County Department of Social Services

(410) 872-8700

Community Action Council(410) 313-6440
Howard County Energy Assistance Program(410) 313-6440
Head Start - Early Childhood Education(410) 313-6440
Housing Assistance - Eviction Prevention(410) 313-6440
Food Assistance (including Food Bank)(410) 313-6440
211 Maryland United Way Helpline(410) 685-0525 (local), Toll-Free (800) 492-0618
Fish of Howard County, Inc.(410) 964-8660
Social Security
Social Security Administration(410) 872-4758 (local), Toll-Free (800) 772-1213
Translators & Interpreters
FIRN - Language Connections & Interpreting Services(410) 992-1923
Howard County Disabilities Services(410) 313-5980
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Howard Transit Service(410) 313-1921
Neighbor Ride(410) 884-7433
Gas and Electric Service (BGE)(410) 685-0123
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