The Arc of Southern Maryland

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Behavioral Support Services

Behavioral Support Services (BSS) include a constellation of home and community based support services designed to assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to thrive in their community of choice through early identification of potential problem behaviors, preventing escalation, and responding to behavioral emergencies and crises.

Below are the behavioral support services provided by The Arc. Please click to expand each service for more details.

Application & Referral Process:

To submit a referral for Behavioral Support services, please enter your referral using our CaseWorthy portal site. The application will be processed at the regional office and, if approved, will be emailed to our office for the case to be assigned.

For general BSS inquiries contact:

Dawn Tierney, BSS Director

Melissa Wilson, BSS Admin


Office: 410-535-2413

Fax: 410-535-1314


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