Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services

How to Apply

Please call 240-777-1450 or 240-777-1432 to schedule an appointment.

Documents To Bring

Proof of residency, proof of income and/or Medicaid card

Eligibility Requirements

County residents between the ages of 5 and 18 years of age who have Medicaid or no health insurance. Youth 18-20 enrolled in MCPS qualify for services.

Fees and Payments

Fees are based on a sliding scale and ability to pay.  No one is denied services based on ability to pay. 


1.  Do you have Spanish speaking therapists? 


2. Do you take private insurance?

No.  We accept clients who have Medical Assistance, or no insurance.

3.  How long is the waitlist? 

It varies, please contact the main number for an estimate.  We will give the names of other providers near your home that may be able to see you sooner.

4.  Do you have help for youth who use drugs and alcohol? 

We provide screening, assessment and referral to substance use services.

5. Where do you have offices? 

We have offices in Silver Spring and Rockville.

6. Can we apply for Medical Assistance (Medicaid) at your clinic? 

No.  We will refer to The Office of Eligibility and Support Services (OESS) to apply for Medical Assistance.  If you need assistance, we can help you fill out the application.  

7.  How many sessions will I need?  

It varies depending on the needs and goals of the child/family.

8. Do we have help for medication?  

Yes, if you are a client and cannot afford the medication prescribed, we can refer to Med Bank and they will determine if you are eligible.

9.  How does your sliding scale work?  

A fee assessment is completed at intake. The fee is assessed based on the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s sliding scale and takes into consideration income and how many dependents you have. Uninsured clients need to bring in proof of income such as latest tax return or three pay stubs from your employer.   Clients with Care For Kids are charged a $5 fee per session.


Additional Information

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