MHMA Grants provide funding for the following services:

Maryland Crisis Hotline Services – Mental Health Association of Frederick County

Provides twenty-four (24 ) hours a day, seven (7) days a week Crisis Hotline Services.



Provides services to individuals who are awaiting trial, incarcerated in the detention center, and in need of reentry services.

Wellness & Recovery

Provides a site that allows consumers to meet. Provides outreach sessions, educational sessions, activities, peer support sessions, newsletters (4 times a year), and maintains a library of resources.

Partners in Recovery

Provides mentoring services to four (4) consumers.

Outreach to the Elderly

Identifies and engages elderly (age 60 and over) individuals with mental health needs who are currently not receiving mental health services.

Respite Care

Provides respite services to support family caregivers of children and adolescents (0-18 years old).

Specialized Services for Individuals Dually Diagnosed with Mental Illness and Developmental Disability

Provides specialized residential rehabilitation program services to individuals who are not eligible for full DDA services (residential).

Urgent Care/ Crisis Intervention

Provides a place for police to bring a person struggling with mental illness from the justice system and the detention center.

Mobile Crisis Response

Responds to calls from hospital emergency rooms, from law enforcement Agencies, and the community-at- large, to conduct face-to- face screening of clients to determine appropriate intervention, 5 days a week, 8 hours a day during the hours that respond to the highest need.

Homeless ID

Provides state identification cards and/or birth certificates for individuals who are homeless and have a mental illness or a co-occurring substance use disorder.

Trauma, Addictions, Mental Health, and Recovery (TAMAR)

Screens detention center inmates for mental health and trauma related disorders,facilitates groups, works with participants to develop after-care plans, investigates and applies for public health benefits, monitors participation in community services upon re-entry.

Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH)

Provides services to clients that are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness.

Family Psychoeducation

Provides state identification cards and/or birth certificates for individuals who are homeless and have a mental illness or a co-occurring substance use disorder.

Continuum of Care

Provides rent and utility payment assistance for consumers.

Money Follows the Person Rebalancing (MFP)

Meets the needs of individuals with brain injury who are transitioning, as well as provides expertise and consultation on individual brain injury transition issues.

Family Intervention Specialist

Provides clinical services to female adolescents in the Department of Juvenile Services. Program is in operation yearly and can accommodate up to 25 females at any given time.

Multi-Systemic Therapy

Designed to serve youths who have a moderate or high risk level for re-offending. The goal is to empower youths primary caregivers with the skills and resources needed to independently address the difficulties in raising their teenagers who exhibit antisocial behaviors and to empower these youths to appropriately contend with the issues that exist within their support network.