3 Cedar Street | Cambridge, MD 21613 | 410-228-3223; Fax 410-228-9319 | Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Healthy Families

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Dorchester County COVID-19 Information

Dorchester County is in Phase 3 of Maryland's Vaccination Plan. All adults are eligible. Schedule an appointment for the Moderna vaccine at the Hyatt in Cambridge.

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Healthy Families Dorchester

A resource, referral, and home-visiting program, offered at no cost that assists parents in giving their children a healthy and safe start. Recognizing that we all need support from others during times of change, Family Assessment and Support Workers can help determine a family’s needs and assist in accessing resources to meet those needs. When indicated, the program can provide home visiting services until the child is three years old. All Dorchester County pregnant women and their families and families with newborns are eligible, regardless of their income.

Connecting for Success

Connecting For Success (CFS) offers a two-generational approach to serving children and families impacted by incarceration in Dorchester County. Services include mental health counseling for children who have an incarcerated parent, community and jail-based educational groups such as “Parenting Inside Out”. Life Skills classes and the Prison Yoga Project, and outreach services for justice-involved parents and their families. Case managers are available to assist incarcerated parents with goal planning and linking to resources in an effort to promote successful community reentry and family stabilization. Call 410-228-4368 for more information.

School-Based Wellness Centers

This program provides comprehensive health and mental health services. The services are delivered in the school building and are coordinated with the child’s primary medical care provider. Currently, Centers are located at Mace’s Lane Middle School [410-228-0973], North Dorchester Middle School [410-943-3275], Cambridge-South Dorchester High School [410-228-3825], and North Dorchester High School [410-943-3316]. With parental permission, services are available to all students in schools with Wellness Centers. Mental health services are also available at select elementary schools in the county.

For more information, please contact Beth Spencer, LCSW-C, at 410-901-8177.

School Health

The School Health Program, in partnership with Dorchester County Public Schools, provides daily nursing services in the schools, in addition to vision and hearing screens, immunization reviews, and communicable disease prevention and education. 

For additional information, please contact Carolyn Hallowell RN (410-228-3223).

3 Cedar Street | Cambridge, MD 21613 | 410-228-3223; Fax 410 228-9319 | Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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