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Emmitsburg Community Center
300-A South Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727



Debbie Wivell
Catoctin CASS Coordinator

Telephone: 240-236-1770

Debbie Wivell, Nancy L. Miller, LGSW
Catoctin CASS Family Services Worker
Telephone: 240-236-3755
Email Address: WNMiller@SheppardPratt.org

Agency Services:

  • Evaluations and referrals for students and their families who are struggling with issues such as health, mental health, behavior, unemployment, housing, grief, domestic violence, substance abuse, etc.
  • Program development
  • Consultation with schools and agencies
  • Coordination of services
  • On-site services from Frederick-based agencies

Fred A. Balius, Jr., LCSW-C, BCD.
Frederick County Mental Health Services
350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21702
Telephone: 301-694-1755
FAX: 301-631-3214
Email: fbalius@fredco-md.net
Hours at the CASS office: Wednesday 1:30-9:00 p.m.

Agency Services:

  • Individual and family counseling/psychotherapy
  • Group therapy
  • Psychiatric treatment and medication management
  • Outreach programs to CASS, Frederick County Detention Center, and to the elderly

Mel Castle
Frederick County Board of Education
Psychological Services
103 Prospect Street
Middletown, MD 21769
Telephone: 240-236-1250
FAX: 240-236-1251
Email: MelvnCastle@FCPS.org
Office Hours: In Catoctin area schools 8a.m. - 4p.m. Monday through Friday

Agency Services

  • School-based psychological testing
  • Consultation to school student teams
  • Crisis counseling

Kimberly Digges
Frederick County Health Department
Community Health Nurse, Healthy Start
350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21702
Telephone: 301-631-3326

Agency Services

  • Maryland Children's Health Insurance Program
  • Healthy Start Nursing
  • Home visits
  • Primary care and obstetrician referrals
  • Case management
  • Access to community resources
  • Lead poisoning outreach and case management

Fonda Gormer
Frederick Community Action Agency
100 S. Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Telephone: 301-694-1506
FAX: 301-662-9079

Mary Gray, R.N.
School Community Health Nurse
Frederick County Health Department
350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21701
Telephone: 301-631-3312
FAX: 301-631-3308
Email: mgray@fredco-md.net

Agency Services

  • Supervision of health services for children attending Thurmont Primary, Elementary, and Middle Schools

Sandra Hutton, RN
School Community Health Nurse
350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21702

Agency Services

  • Supervision of health services for children attending Thurmont Primary, Elementary, and Middle Schools

Melissa Phillips, LGSW
Behavioral Health Partners
Suite 201
604 Solarex Court
Frederick, MD 21703
(301) 662-3223 x309

Hours in Catoctin area: Wednesday 8:30 - 5:00, and until 8:00 p.m. by appointments only at Thurmont Middle School

Agency Services

  • Individual, family, and group therapy
  • Anger management classes for children and adolescents
  • Psychiatric services
  • Family psycho-education groups for clients and families living with Schizophrenia/Schizoaffective Disorder

Joe Burau, Pupil Personnel Worker
Frederick County Public Schools
7516 Hayward Road
Frederick, MD 21702
Telephone: 301-644-5228
FAX: 301-644-5246
Email: edwin.hofer@fcps.org

Agency Services

  • Monitor attendance, reporting to District Court and Juvenile Services
  • Arrange and monitor home and hospital teaching
  • Investigate requests for extended suspension and expulsion
  • Serve on school student services teams and Catoctin CASS
  • Positive Behavior Intervention Services Coach

Christine Morral, Victim Advocate
Heartly House
P.O. Box 857
Frederick, MD 21705
Telephone: 301-662-8800
FAX: 301-663-4334
Email: www.Heartlyhouse.org

Agency Services

  • 24 Hour hotline
  • Crisis intervention
  • Counseling services
  • Victim/Court advocacy

Rosalind Munyiri-Wilson
Frederick County Department of Social Services
100 East All Saints Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Telephone: 301-694-2451

Hours in CASS office: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, 9am-12noon

Agency Services

  • Applications for housing services and energy assistance
  • Information and referral services

James Jesudas
Up-County Family Center
303 W. Lincoln Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Telephone: 301-447-2810x3014
FAX: 301-447-6325

Agency Services

  • Flexible and alternative high school programs
  • GED & ABE classes
  • Parenting classes
  • Prenatal, postnatal and infant health services
  • Daily living skills
  • Recreational and social activities
  • Computer literacy programs
  • Job readiness and employment training
  • Transportation services free and available to pregnant women and families with children, birth to age 4.

Lori Stockman, R.N.
Frederick County Health Department
350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21702
Telephone: 301-694-1739
FAX: 301-631-3310
Website: www.Frederickhealth.org

Hours in CASS office: 4th Wednesday each month, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Agency Services

  • Women's health services
  • GYN exams
  • STD screening
  • HIV testing
  • Abstinence education
  • Birth control
  • Pregnancy testing

Eve Taglang CSC/AD
Frederick County Health Department Substance Abuse Treatment Adolescent Services
350 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21702
Client Screening Telephone: 301-631-3288
FAX: 301-631-3298
Website: www.Frederickhealth.org/substanceabuse

Hours in CASS office: Wednesday 8:00am-12:30pm

Agency Services

  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • At-risk groups
  • Family groups
  • Parents groups

Corinne Ridenour
Heartly House
P.O. Box 857
Frederick, MD 21701
Telephone: 301-662-8800
TTY: 301-662-1565

Hours in CASS office: Mondays 9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Agency Services

  • Counseling for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, elder abuse, and child abuse
  • 24 hour hotline
  • Shelter
  • Court advocacy and referral
  • Community education

Debbie Ward
CASS Student Intern
300-A S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
(240)236-1772, fax (240) 236-1775

Tori Bolton, LCSW-C
Catholic Charities of Frederick County
301-898-7900 x7