Our Mission

Southern Maryland Community Network (SMCN) forms a partnership between people with mental health needs and their community to foster understanding, empowerment, integration and enhanced quality of life. 


Southern Maryland Community Network, Inc., is a private, non-profit mental health agency serving individuals in our community that have been diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illnesses.



How we accomplish our mission is as important as the mission itself. Essential to our success are the following guiding principles and core values:

  1. People have the right to shape their own destiny
  2. People are the focus of everything we do
  3. Employee involvement is our way of life
  4. We are socially responsible
  5. We do not discriminate against any qualified individual with a disability



Southern Maryland Community Network offers round the clock, flexible, individualized services in the community. Our Services Assist people to:

  • Access Transportation
  • Access Medical Care
  • Find Housing
  • Handle Financial Responsibilities
  • Comply with Mental Health Treatment
  • Find Legal Resources
  • Access Benefits like Medical Assistance, SSI, SSDI, etc.
  • Reduce Hospitalization
  • Improve Family Relationships
  • Improve Personal Support Network
  • Find & Keep Employment while Maintaining your Benefits
  • Improve School Functioning
  • Assist with Daily Living and Social Skills




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