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.
A non-profit agency preventing and treating child abuse and promoting positive mental health
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 →
Natalie Cotton, Community and Public Affairs Director at SMECO, presented Cathy Meyers a donation check from CoBank as a part of CoBank’s Sharing Success Program. Thank you for the generous contribution in support of the Center for Children!Continue Reading →
Cathy Meyers, Board President and Herb Cromwell, Executive Director of the Community Behavioral Health Association and the rest of the Board send off Retiring Deputy Secretary of Behavioral Health at DHMH, Brian Hepburn MD at the CBH Annual Meeting. Thanks for all the great work!Continue Reading →