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 in the lower right corner of the webpage.

24/7 Crisis Hotline:

410.889.7884, 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 as the Crisis Hotline, except Rapid Rehousing and Emergency Shelter.

Chatline hours: Monday — Friday: Open all day  Saturday — Sunday: 8:00 AM to 8:00 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

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
Baltimore County District Court of Catonsville: (410) 554-8463
Silver Spring District Court: (301) 830-8097

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) 569-0518
Media: Sandi Timmins (443) 569-0542 ( or Lisa Nitsch (443) 569-0449 (
Volunteer Information: (443) 569-0527
Training & Speaking Requests: Complete our online form here

Web Contact Form

We do not provide immediate responses to this contact form.  If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

    Agency Contact Information:

    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:  443-569-0542 or 443-569-0449

    Help is available in every language.