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
Our Annual Client Holiday Party is almost here! In December, the Center holds a private holiday event that is completely free to our clients. This event allows all of the children served at the Center and their immediate family members to enjoy a festive evening complete with games, cContinue Reading →
The Center for Children will be offering a Parenting Skills Workshop starting Thursday October 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm. The series is 8 weeks long with one hour sessions each week for parents and caregivers of children ages 2 to 18 years old. This 8 week parenting workshop will help you lContinue Reading →
In preparing your homes and businesses for this holiday season, the Center for Children is pleased to announce that we are now accepting orders for the 2015 Holiday Evergreen Wreaths. The wreaths are hand-crafted of natural balsam fir evergreens from the woods of New England. Each oneContinue Reading →