The Arc Southern Maryland

The Arc Southern Maryland

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 (IDD) 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 request Behavioral Support services please contact your coordinator of community services who will request services in LTSS, after getting the required forms from the BSS administrative assistant. The request will be reviewed in LTSS by the regional office and, if approved, our office will receive notification and then the case will be assigned.

For general BSS inquiries contact:

Dawn Tierney, BSS Director

Melissa Wilson, BSS Admin


Office: 410-535-2413

Fax: 410-535-1314