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Programs and Services

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)

altThe Worcester County Crisis Intervention Team (C.I.T.) provides a comprehensive training designed to develop the knowledge and skills needed to guide first responders when interacting with individuals in behavioral health crises. The program’s goal is to serve as an expansion of the crisis response system in order to provide collaborative and effective intervention and appropriate service coordination to those in behavioral health crises. 

 
The mission of C.I.T. is to enjoin community leaders, advance public safety and enhance community services to persons with behavioral health issues. The Worcester County C.I.T. is a collaborative program built on strong community partnerships between criminal justice professionals, behavioral health professionals, advocacy groups and community members.
 
Objectives of C.I.T.: 
  • Coordinate training programs that will enhance officer interactions, skills and safety when responding to behavioral health crises
  • Increase officer awareness of individuals at risk of, or experiencing, behavioral health crises
  • Improve effectiveness of officer response to behavioral health  crises
  • Reduce injuries to officers, persons in crises and their family members
  • Provide appropriate service coordination and resource linkage to persons with behavioral health issues
  • Provide community outreach and education on the Worcester County C.I.T. program 
     
 For more information please contact Sandra Ulrich at 410-632-1100 ext. 1146 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 

 This service provides a one-stop shop for clients to be evaluated for both mental health and addictions services. This service is available at our Snow Hill office for both child and adult clients. 
   Contact:
 Behavioral Health Intake

Snow Hill Health Center
 
410-632-1100
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


 

     Contact:
  Mental Health Program

 
 Phone: 410-632-1100
 
 Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


altThe Worcester County Health Department is committed to recovery and improving the mental health of the community.  The Mental Health Program provides a wide variety of services, specializing in mental health and addiction issues.

     Contact: Market Square Office
  
 
 Phone: 410-632-0092
 

 Hours: Monday - Friday

            8:00am - 4:30pm

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Maryland Medicaid Transportation Program (MA Transportation)

Maryland Medicaid Transportation Program (MA Transportation) transports Medicaid recipients to medically necessary local and regional appointments or Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT). Long distance transportation is also available if the participant qualifies. Program staff screen recipients for transportation to assure eligibility to provide the most efficient means of transportation available. Transportation services are provided by staff drivers as well as other community transportation providers.



MA Transportation transports Medicaid recipients to medically necessary appointments locally and to facilities outside of the tri-county area in certain circumstances.

This service is provided by the Worcester County Health Department's Community Based Services.


How to access services:

Contact the MA Transportation Office to complete a short eligibility interview over the phone. Provide staff with your appointment and the most efficient means of transportation that is available will be provided. Aside from our in-house drivers we utilize taxi services, ambulances (wheelchair and stretcher) and buses to transport clients.

To schedule transportation please contact: 410-632-0092.
Hours of operation: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Emergency Transportation
Interfaith Caregivers: 410-352-5382

Telamon Corporation
(Migrant and Seasonal farm workers only): 410-546-4604

Medical Transport
American Cancer Society (Cancer patients only): 800-227-2345

Disabled American Veterans – Auxiliary
Chapter #34 (Veterans only): 410-546-8764

SSTAP -- Specilized State Transportation
Assistance Program: 443-260-2300

Public Transportation
Ocean City Transportation Department: 410-723-1606

SHORE UP! -- Transportation Assistance Program
(transports Head Start students only): 410-749-1142

Shore Transit : 443-260-2300


State of Maryland MA Transportation Website: 
https://mmcp.health.maryland.gov/communitysupport/Pages/Ambulance-Information.aspx

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