State Government Resources

Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention
State Board of Victim Services

The Board's purpose is to ensure that all crime victims in Maryland are treated with dignity, respect and compassion during all phases of the criminal justice process. The Board is also responsible for the Maryland Victims of Crime Fund, providing funding for victim assistance programs throughout Maryland.

Office of the Attorney General
200 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-576-6300
TDD: 410-576-6372
Criminal Investigations Divsion: 410-576-6395
Consumer Protection: 410-576-6355
Family Violence Council: 410-576-7299
Victim Assistance Unit: 410-576-6405

Provides referrals and informs victims as to case status at the appellate level. If case is being heard in county where no victim services are provided, they will provide service at the trial level. Open 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Maryland Center for Missing Children
1201 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, MD 21208
410-290-0780
1-800-637-5437

Maryland Commission on Human Relations
6 St. Paul St.
9th floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-767-8600
800-637-6247

Handles discrimination cases based on age, religion, sex, marital status, and national origin. Also handles no cause termination cases, discrimination in public accommodations, and harassment at the workplace. Open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Maryland State Board of Victim Services
C/O Governor's Office of Crime Control & Prevention
300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1100
Baltimore, MD 21286
410-321-3521

Victim Witness Coordinator - U.S. Attorney's Office
Garmatz Federal Building
101 West Lombard Street
Suite 6625
Baltimore, MD 21201-2692
410-209-4933

Provides victim and witness assistance for federal crime victims, including: court information, employer intercession, court accompaniment, and referral to other agencies. Open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Women's Services Program
Office of Transitional Services
Maryland Department of Human Resources
311 West Saratoga St. Room 239
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-7477

Domestic violence, displaced homemaker, rape crisis and sexual assault, shelter for homeless women, transitional housing, and victims of crime focus on the special needs of women in crisis and transition. The program, an agency within the Community Services Administration, Maryland Department of Human Resources, is aligned with the Department's objectives of caring, prevention and self- sufficiency. By forming partnerships with community based organizations and county governments throughout Maryland, the program is able to use crisis intervention and preventive measures to promote self-sufficiency.