Family Services Program

Circuit Court for Frederick County
General Information: 301-600-1976

Family Services Information Contact
The Family Services Administrator: tel 301-600-2023

  1. Mediation Services
  2. Family Law  Clinic
  3. Co-Parenting Seminar
  4. Attorneys for Children
  5. Custody Evaluations
  6. Sched/Settle Conferences

Please see the ADR/Mediation Programs page for more details on Family Mediation Programs available in the Circuit Court for Frederick County, including the in-house mediation program, and for a roster of court-approved mediators.

  1. Supervised Visitation
  2. Substance Abuse
  3. Mental Health
  4. Domestic Violence
  5. Parenting Coordination
  6. Legal Resources

Supervised Visitation, Therapeutic Supervised Visitation & Monitored Exchange

Supervised Visitation and Monitored Exchange centers are offered to provide a safe environment for children to have parental contact, therapeutic services and/or to transfer between parents.

The Mental Health Association operates a Supervised Visitation and Monitored Transfer Center:

One-hour supervised visits or monitored transfers may be scheduled after intake interviews are complete. Therapeutic Supervised visits, Family Therapy, or Parent Coaching may also be offered. Fees are on a sliding scale. Call 301-663-0011 or visit the MHA Website for additional details, including days and hours of availability.

For legal assistance on family law matters (custody and divorce), please click the link above for the Family Law Clinic or contact our appointment line by TEXT at 240-285-9675. Text messages may be sent during normal business hours. We aim to respond same day or within 24 business hours. Calls will be answered during the following times: Monday and Wednesday mornings (9am-11am).

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