Welcome to the Center for Children!
The Center for Children 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.
An important way you can help the Center for Children (CFC) is through a financial donation. Proceeds will benefit CFC in its mission to provide prevention, awareness and treatment of child abuse.
The Center for Children is a 501c3 non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. Your generous gift goes directly to supported children and families in need in your community.
A non-profit agency preventing and treating child abuse and promoting positive mental health
Amanda and Maegan of Healthy Families of Charles County attending the Health Expo at Jaycee’s of Waldorf on 3/6/14Continue Reading →
The Center for Children is hosting its 8th Annual BIIKR (Bikers Involved in Kids Recovery) Poker Run on Saturday, May 3, 2014. The Center has 4 locations throughout Southern Maryland including Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles & St. Mary’s counties so the event includes folks from alContinue Reading →
The purpose of this event is to raise awareness and funding for the Center for Children. The Center for Children has been assisting children and families in need for over 25 years. We are dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and the promotion of positive mental heaContinue Reading →
December 16th, 2013; The Center for Children had our annual holiday party for our clients. The event was truly awesome, filled with smiles, laughs, free pizza and cookies, Santa and Mrs. Claus and lets of presents! For many of our children, our Holiday Party is the only opportunity thContinue Reading →
STATE POLICE INTERNET CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE INVESTIGATE INCIDENTS OF CHILD EXPLOITATION ON SOCIAL NETWORKS The Maryland State Police and other law enforcement agencies around the state have received numerous complaints over the last few days involving sexually explicit phContinue Reading →
We would like to invite anyone who is interested in our Parenting skills workshop classes. The class starts December 5th, 2013. If you are interested please contact Joann Collins-Lee at 301-609-9887 ext. 107 or Collinsfirstname.lastname@example.org to be registered. Classes are ThursdayContinue Reading →
We are pleased to announce our second annual Parent Café event through the Family Resource Center and the Center for Children! Parent Cafes are an evidence-based way to build community among parents and build protective factors against abuse and neglect within families, all within theContinue Reading →
Child Abuse Prevention Month Pinwheel Garden The Pinwheel Garden is a national campaign by Healthy Families America to recognize April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. There are 121 pinwheels in our garden to represent the 121 substantiated cases of Child Abuse and Neglect that occurrContinue Reading →
Catherine Meyers named to 2012 list of Maryland’s top 100 women. We are pleased to announce that our Executive Director, Catherine Meyers, has been named to the Daily Record’s 2012 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. The Daily Record’s annual list of MarylandRContinue Reading →