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Client Assistance Services

Client Assistants provide victims with support and resources in a non-

judgmental manner. Client Assistants also work with victims to create Safety Plans

to protect themselves and their children.


On-site therapists are available to respond to the emotional needs of

victims and provide tools and support during the healing process.

Counseling is also available for children who witness domestic violence.

Career Counseling

A Career Coach is available at the Center to provide employment and job

skills counseling.

Basic Needs Services

Client Assistants provide victims with referrals to agencies that

can directly assist with shelter, food, clothing and other basic needs.

Legal Advice and Representation

Attorneys provide pro bono legal assistance for Protective Orders and

family law matters.

Immigration Legal Services

Attorneys provide direct legal immigration services to foreign-born victims

and their families.

Video Conference Protective Order Program

Client Assistants help with completing Protective Order Petitions, and the

hearings for Temporary Protective Orders can be held at the Center using

a video conferencing system.

Law Enforcement and Criminal Services

Police Detectives and staff from the State's Attorney's Office assist victims

seeking to file criminal charges.

Location and Hours


600 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 500

Rockville, MD 20852

Free parking is available in the building's garage, located on the

Jefferson Street side. The Center is also walking distance from the

Rockville Metro Station (Red Line) and several bus stations.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8:30am - 5:00pm

Contact Information

Telephone: 240-773-0444

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