Contact Us

If you need to speak with someone now, please contact our 24-hour hotline at 410-889-7884 or you can “chat now” through our website, by clicking on the “Chat with us” box.  We do not provide immediate responses to this contact form.  If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

    House of Ruth Maryland
    2201 Argonne Drive
    Baltimore, MD 21218

    Administrative Office: 410-889-0840

    Fax: 410-464-8585 

    24-hour Hotline: 410-889-RUTH (7884)

    Línea en Español: 410-732-2177

    Media Inquiries Only:  443-569-0515, after hours and weekends, please contact 443-752-5166

    Help is available in every language.

    24/7 Crisis Hotline

    House of Ruth Maryland’s 24/7 hotline is a confidential lifeline to victims in need. Advocates are trained in crisis intervention, safety planning, resource referral and proactive advocacy to victims, as well as their families, friends and the community in general.

    Hotline advocates can help with: Counseling, Legal Referrals, Service Coordination, Emergency Housing, Rapid Rehousing, Safety Planning, Emotional Support, Friends and Family Support, Emergency Assistance Services, Bilingual Services (Interpreters Available).
    If you are unable to get through to an Advocate, we are on the other line. If it is urgent, please call back.  If not, please leave a message and we will contact you within 24-48 hours.


    Crisis Chatline:

    House of Ruth Maryland’s Chatline is a confidential lifeline to victims in need.  The Chatline is an alternative way to seek support for those experiencing IPV who may not have access or the ability to call the 24/7 Crisis Hotline.  Through the Chatline, Advocates can help with the same services at the Crisis Hotline, except Rapid Rehousing and Emergency Housing.

    Chatline hours:  Monday – Thursday: 12 am – 11:59 pm; Friday: 12 am – 8 am, Saturday: unavailable, Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm


    Main Office: (443) 569-0440
    (to schedule an appointment please call the main Administration number)

    House of Ruth Maryland Highlandtown (Spanish-speaking): 410-732-2176

    Prince George’s County Office: (240) 293-2301

    Marjorie Cook Domestic Violence Legal Clinic at the House of Ruth Maryland:

    House of Ruth Maryland Domestic Violence Legal Clinic Toll-Free Legal Hotline: 1-888-880-7884
    House of Ruth Maryland Domestic Violence Legal Clinic Main Office: (410) 554-8463

    Baltimore City District Court: (410) 235-6370
    Hyattsville District Court: (301) 358-3761
    Upper Marlboro District & Circuit Court: (240) 206-6440
    Montgomery County Circuit Court: (240) 777-9077
    Montgomery County Family Justice Center: (240) 773-0453
    Silver Spring District Court: (301) 830-8097

    Counseling Available:
    House of Ruth Maryland Baltimore City: (443) 569-0440
    House of Ruth Maryland Prince George’s County: (240) 293-2301
    Montgomery County Family Justice Center: (240) 773-0418/0419

    Gateway Project, Abuse Intervention Programming:

    Main Office: (443) 569-0452
    (Monday-Thursday 10 am – 6 pm – To schedule intake or general information)
    Victim Contact Counselor: (443) 569-0452


    Accounting: (443)569-0440, ext. 523
    Human Resources: (443)569-0440
    Development: (443)569-0440, ext. 517
    Volunteer Information: (443)569-0440, ext. 527
    Training & Speaking Requests: Complete our online form here