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
Ladies of Laughter brings award-winning comedian, Leighann Lord to the Greater Jaycees Hall on September 24, 2016. Come and help support the Center for Children while laughing with family and friends. Leighann’s comedic head up humor was inspired by George Carlin and has been brContinue Reading →
July 13th, 2016 from 9 AM-3 PM Cost: $40 (includes lunch) Held at: Center for Children 6100 Radio Station Rd La Plata, MD 20646 We welcome anyone who is looking for additional training to attend, specifically law enforcement, States Attorney’s Offices, and forensic interviewers. LimitContinue Reading →
Despite the weather, more than 50 motorcyclist showed up with their steel horses–ready to roll! The Poker Ride charity event had many riders from out of state as well as local, all participating with a worthy fund raising event for the Center For Children. The ride concluded at Continue Reading →