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
Get Your Tickets Today! The Center for Children, in conjunction with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, is gearing up for it’s 7th Annual Touch-a-Truck to be held at Regency Furniture Stadium on May 16, 2015 from 10 am until 3pm. The Center for Children enjoys the opportunity to team Continue Reading →
The Center for Children will now be offering a Parenting Skills Workshop Series that will help you learn and practice 5 essential skills to reduce power struggles, improve communication, and keep your cool when parenting gets tough. This 8 week workshop is for parents and caregivers oContinue Reading →
The Center for Children will be expanding our Targeted Case Management (Connections Program) into Anne Arundel, Calvert, and St. Mary’s Counties! Having served Charles County residents since 2008, Targeted Case Management (Connections Program) is a wraparound support service provided Continue Reading →