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How Your Support Helps House of Ruth Maryland

Over 90% of your donation goes directly to the programs and services of House of Ruth Maryland. As a 4 star rated charity by Charity Navigator, you can be assured that your support goes directly to programs serving the members of our community that need it the most. Below is a description of the programs and services your support funds, and please scroll further below to see more information on our Amazon Wishlist, learn about upcoming events, and how to subscribe to our quarterly newsletter.  

Hotline and Live Chat – House of Ruth Maryland’s 24/7 hotline is a confidential lifeline to victims in need.

Shelter – Our 84-bed shelter is a safe, supportive, temporary refuge for victims of intimate partner violence and their children who are in immediate danger or at risk of homicide.

Counseling – We provide assessment services, group and individual counseling, and parent/child sessions for parents with young children in a variety of community locations to assist those have been exposed to intimate partner violence.

Legal ServicesHouse of Ruth Maryland’s Domestic Violence Legal Clinic help victims of intimate partner violence obtain protective orders, divorce decrees, custody of their children, and child support for free.

Abuse Intervention Programing The House of Ruth’s Abuse Intervention Program, The Gateway Project, aims to increase the safety of victims of intimate partner violence by holding batterers accountable and teaching non-violent, relationship skills. T

Community Education and Training House of Ruth Maryland’s Training Institute provides community education, training, consultation and technical assistance to professionals and the community at large on intimate partner violence (IPV) and issues related to intimate partner violence.

Re-housing – House of Ruth Maryland advocates utilize a diverse range of resources and programs to empower victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) in securing permanent housing post-abuse.

A message of thanks from House of Ruth MD Executive Director Sandi Timmins

24-Hour Hotline

Legal Hotline

Amazon Wish List

Our Amazon wish list is full of essential and urgent items that go directly to our clients. Fulfilling items on our wish list is one of the easiest ways to help support House of Ruth Maryland.

Upcoming Events

One way to get involved with House of Ruth Maryland is to attend a fundraising event – like Spring Luncheon or Crabaret – or host your own event!