Welcome to the Center for Children!
The Center for Children, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization that provides comprehensive mental health services to children and their families.
The Center for Children believes that every child in need should have the opportunity to receive quality mental health care. We are dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and the promotion of positive mental health through crisis intervention, therapy, education, and advocacy.
With locations in La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick, Maryland, the Center for Children serves clients from Charles, St. Mary’s, Calvert, and lower Prince George’s counties.
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How to Report Suspected Child Abuse
Anyone can report suspected child abuse or neglect. Reporting abuse or neglect can protect a child and get help for a family—it may even save a child's life. To report suspected abuse, please call your local department of social services.
Center for Children is a CITC Participant
Did you know helping children could also help you save money on your taxes? When you make a donation of $500 or more you will earn tax credits equal to 50% of your donation.
A non-profit agency preventing and treating child abuse and promoting positive mental health
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The Center for Children will be offering a Parent Support Group for non-offending parents whose children have been sexually abused on Wednesday nights at 6 PM starting September 2nd. Find support from others and gain skills to help the child and family overcome the trauma of this kindContinue Reading →
The Center for Children is in need of some items that you could help us fulfill just when running errands or shopping. Please consider making a donation or delivering these items to the Center. Below is a list of items we need your help with: Wish List • doll houses and appropriately Continue Reading →