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Chrysalis House Healthy Start (CHHS) serves Maryland residents who are pregnant or with one child under the age of three, and who have a history of substance use disorder or mental health issues. Located on the grounds of St. Ambrose Church in Baltimore's Park Heights neighborhood, CHHS is supported by the Maryland Department of Health/Behavioral Health Administration (MDH/BHA) and Behavioral Health Systems of Baltimore (BHSB).

CHHS partners with each resident to help her access the resources and referrals needed to achieve these goals: have a safe and healthy pregnancy; maintain sobriety and improve her mental and physical health; develop successful parenting skills; and transition to become an independent productive member of her community. CHHS provides safe and sober living in a healing environment, and supports a holistic approach and services to address all aspects of the woman’s personal goals and needs.

Services offered include:

  • Recovery Capital Assessment

  • Individual-Centered Service Plan

  • Behavioral Health Therapy

  • Prenatal Care/Mother & Child doctor visits

  • Circle of Security-Parenting Training

  • Life Skills Education and Training

  • Case Management

  • In-house AA meetings

  • Childcare

  • Scheduled transportation during business hours

  • Safe, secure private living space



Participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Pregnant and planning to keep the baby, OR with a child under the age of three (3)

  • 18 years or Older

  • Have a history and diagnosis of substance use and/or mental health disorder



Contact Information:

Tammy Roberts. Program Director

4500 Park Heights Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21215

phone: 410-483-8870

fax: 410-483-8871

Email: Tammy Roberts

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