Sand Castles operates a Basic Center for runaway/homeless youth adjacent to the Ocean City Youth Health Center on Caroline Street. Services include: crisis intervention, individual, group, and family counseling, life skills, shelter, domestic violence outreach and education, and follow-up services. Youth can access these services through a 24-hour hotline.
Sand Castles is a FREE mobile crisis based program designed to meet the immediate needs of runaway and/or unaccompanied homeless youth in Worcester County. Sand Castles is operated by the Worcester Health Case Management Unit.
- A youth Drop-In Center.
- Basic support services including food, clothing, and temporary shelter.
- Crisis counseling (individual, family, group).
- Program connection and referrals.
- A safe place to get help.
- Community outreach and education on RHY issues.
Eligibility: Youth who are in Worcester County, between the ages of 12-17, have runaway or threatened to runaway, homeless without parental permission or supervision, and/or reside in an unsafe environment.
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Location: Sand Castles, Worcester County’s Runaway & Homeless Youth Program
4 Caroline Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
Phone Number: 410-289-4044, 410-629-0164
Crisis contact: 1-800-422-0009 or 410-749-4957 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
This service is provided by the Case Management Program.
Last Updated on Friday, 30 July 2010 13:33