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Children's Services Overview

Baltimore County Department of Health
6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212-2130

Phone: 410-887-2718
TTY users call via Maryland Relay
The Department provides language assistance services free of charge to persons with limited English proficiency.

The Baltimore County Department of Health provides a number of services to ensure the health and safety of children in Baltimore County. Services include:

Behavioral Consultation Clinic

The Behavioral Consultation Clinic is designed to evaluate and treat school-aged children in Baltimore County who are experiencing behavioral, emotional and learning difficulties associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Who is Eligible? 

Children who are residents of Baltimore County between the ages of three to eighteen years old. There are no insurance restrictions and children with or without insurance are welcome.

Clinic Hours and Locations

Most clinics (except Essex Health Center) are open from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. All appointments are by referral only, which should be obtained and completed by the school's nurse, guidance counselor or psychologist.

Baltimore Highlands-Lansdowne Health Center
Second Thursday of the month

Eastern Family Resource Center
First, second, third Mondays of the month

Liberty Family Resource Center
First Thursday of the month

Towson Health Center
First Wednesday of the month

Woodlawn Health Center
Third Thursday of the month

Who Provides this Service?

Services at the Behavioral Health Clinic are provided by experienced behavioral and developmental pediatricians and general pediatrics. This program is a component of the School Health Program and collaborates closely with staff from the local school systems.

For more information about the Behavioral Health Clinic, call 410-887-2718.

Developmental Disabilities Program

This program provides free family support, case management, information, referral and advocacy services to anyone between the ages of birth and 21 years who has a developmental disability and is a resident of Baltimore County.

For more information on developmental disability services, call one of the following numbers:

  • 410-887-2720

  • 410-887-4410

  • 410-887-4411

Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

The Lead Poisoning Prevention Program provides early identification and intervention for children at risk for and exposed to environmental lead. Children with an elevated blood lead level will receive case management to assure that appropriate education, home assessment, nutritional counseling and medical follow-up are provided.

In partnership with GHHI and Rebuilding Together Baltimore, Lead Safe Baltimore County will promote the program’s lead hazard reduction services, educate the target communities on the dangers of lead-based paint hazards and engage the communities in how to create, access and maintain greener, healthier, lead safe housing.

For lead poisoning prevention information or consultation, call 410-887-3725.

Well Child Clinic

The Well Child Clinic provides the following services. Please note that no acute care or emergency services are provided.

Who is Eligible?

All Baltimore County residents, from birth to age 21 are eligible. Please note that fees are based on a sliding scale; however, services will not be denied due to inability to pay. For more information, call 410-887-2705.

Revised January 25, 2018         


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