DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DIRECTORY
|*** In An Emergency Please Call 911 ***|
|Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office|
|50 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850
Domestic Violence Unit
The Sheriff’s Office serves and carries out orders of the court, including the primary responsibility for the service of peace orders and protection orders. The Sheriff’s Office staff is available to answer questions, explain procedures, or to refer someone to the proper agency on other matters of concern.
|Montgomery County Police Department|
| Emergency – 911
Non-Emergency – 301-279-8000
Domestic Violence Unit – 240-773-5050
The Montgomery County Police will respond to calls for emergency assistance, take reports, investigate crimes, respond to violations of a court order and a variety of other services.
|States Attorney’s Office|
| 50 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850
The States Attorney’s Office prosecutes all criminal cases. They represent the state and speak for the victim of a crime during the prosecution and sentencing phases of court cases. They also have a dedicated unit assigned to handle prosecution of criminal cases involving Domestic Violence. If a defendant is confined to jail by a commissioner the state,s attorney will speak at the bond review held before a judge and can request certain conditions be placed on the defendant or request the defendant to be held.
|Abused Persons Program|
|24 Hour Crisis Services – 240-777-4000
Service/Intake – 240-777-4195
Administrative Office – 240-777-4210
For Montgomery County Resident’s the Abused Person’s Program offers victims of abuse services such as emergency shelter, transitional housing, 24 hour telephone and walk in crisis counseling, case management, information and referral and other support services. Fees are based on a sliding scale and no one is denied to to a lack of funds.
|City Police Departments|
|Offers similar services as that of the county police as well as a variety of community based services and programs for their citizens.
Chevy Chase Village Police – 301-654-7302
|City Victim Advocate Coordinator’s|
|Several cities also have Victim Advocates that assist city residents in locating services and to offer support and other services to victims of abuse.
Rockville City - 240-314-8917
|Montgomery County District Courts|
|Filing for Ex-Parte and Peace Orders as well as Emergency Evaluation Petitions. Also for the filing of violations and modifications of existing orders issued by the District Court. All matters are handled through the Civil Office, please call for filing hours.
Rockville District Court – 301-279-1500
Silver Spring District Court – 301-563-8550
After Hours, Interim Protective and Peace Orders are available from a District Court Commissioner at:
|Montgomery County Circuit Court|
|Filing for Ex-Parte Orders as well as Emergency Evaluation Petitions. Also for the filing of violations and modifications of existing orders issued by the Circuit Court. All matters are handled through the Civil Office, please call for filing hours.|
|Circuit Court Family Office|
50 Maryland Avenue, 3rd floor, Rockville, MD
Note: Victim Assistance available and legal consultation at this location.
|District Court Commissioner|
|301-610-7217 (24 Hours)
Central Processing Unit
1307 Seven Locks Road, Rockville, Md
The District Court Commissioner can issue criminal charges against an individual based upon a citizens complaint. Commissioners also set the initial bond and conditions for release for individuals arrested by police. If you wish to file criminal charges or have concerns about a persons release following the initial arrest contact the commissioners office.
Gives victims access to inmate custody, court and release information and notification. Free 24 hour automated service. Victims may also register online at http://www.vinelink.com
|Montgomery County Office of Child Support Enforcement|
51 Monroe Street, 9th floor, Rockville, MD
A judge may order emergency family maintenance upon issuing a Protective Order that will last for the duration of the order. To establish an order for child support, which generally remains in effect until the child reaches 18 years of age, contact the Office of Child Support Enforcement for more information.
General Information – 1-800-332-6347
Spanish Information – 1-800-332-6347
Domestic Violence and Referral Services
For information on the Independence Card, Energy Assistance program, Child Support and other state services available as well as Domestic Violence and Referral Services the state has set up toll free information lines.
For self help and legal information on issues such as Domestic Violence, Family Law, benefits and other areas affecting low and moderate income families visit: