Child and Adolescent Assessment Services (CAAS)

(formerly known as Substance Abuse Services for Children & Adolescents-SASCA)

How to Apply

Call  240-777-4000  to schedule an appointment.  Telephone consultations are available.

Documents To Bring

Photo identification.

Eligibility Requirements

Montgomery County residents up to the age of 18. 

Fees and Payments

There is no fee for the assessment, referral services or urine drug screen.


  1. How long will the screening take?
    The screening takes approximately 60 to 90 minutes.

  2. How many times do I have to come in? 
    Screenings are done usually in one session.

  3. What do I have to bring? 
    Photo identification.
  4. Do parents attend? 
    We request that at least one parent be present for the screening.

  5. How long does it take to get the results of the drug screen? 
    Urine test results are usually available within 15 minutes.

  6. How much does the screening cost?
    The screening at CAAS is free.  If you are referred for education or treatment, there is a charge for both,however treatment can be  covered by Medicaid or private insurance. The education programs are not covered.

Additional Information

No Additional Information at this time