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THE PEER-LED
Wellness & Recovery Center
Serving Frederick County Maryland Since 1997
On Our Own of Frederick County Peer Support Group Room

New extended center hours

We are excited to announce our new center hours and peer support groups on evenings and weekends. We will now be open on Tuesday's, Wednesday's, and Thursday's from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our peer support group will be held from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. On Sundays, the center will be open from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, with the peer support group scheduled from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Join us during these times to connect with others and receive the support you need!

PEER-LED RECOVERY SUPPORT SERVICES

We offer a wide range of support and services, including peer support, daily groups (online and in-person), advocacy, health education, CPRS training, community resources navigation, life skills coaching, and more for those who struggle with mental health challenges and/or substance use disorder in Frederick County and beyond.
OUR MISSION
We provide free intentional and inclusive peer-led recovery and wellness services. By creating an accepting, supportive community we educate and empower people to heal, reconnect, and find their own way forward. We strive to passionately serve any adult who is seeking to recover from significant life challenges, mental health issues or substance use disorder.
OUR VISION
Frederick County will be a place where all can select their own recovery path and are supported in their choices.
Click below for an insightful and in-depth conversation with Neil Donnelly, Executive Director of On Our Own of Frederick County. In this 27-minute interview hosted by Doug Tallman, retired journalist and volunteer with Federated Charities, Neil discusses the mission and impact of On Our Own.

Gain a deeper understanding of the center's work, its role in the community, and the importance of mental health and wellness support. Tune in to this engaging discussion and discover what Frederick county's wellness and recovery center is all about!

ImpactClub Winners

November 2023


WHO WE ARE

On Our Own of Frederick County is a wellness and recovery center located in downtown Frederick, Maryland. We are a non-profit organization that provides free peer support, resources, advocacy, life/recovery coaching and more for adults and families in Frederick County who experience mental health challenges and/or substance use disorder.  
 
Call today to speak to a peer, find out about services, make and appointment for a one-on-one
peer support session, use our new computer lab, or obtain information on our virtual support groups.
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Our Services
  • Peers to Talk with One-on-One
  • Community Resource Navigation
  • Help obtaining benefits
  • Housing and Financial Resources 
  • Employment resources
  • Financial literacy
  • Expungement clinics
  • Computer lab
  • Food Resources
  • Clothes/donations
  • Warm-line for peer support
  • Individualized services based on your needs

General Inquiries

Click the button below to connect with us and learn more about how you can get involved with On Our Own of Frederick County.

Peer Narratives

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Dirk

Peer / OOOFC Board Member

"I came to Frederick for treatment in 2022 and found On Our Own, a non profit wellness and recovery center that supports people on their recovery journey. When I came here I volunteered and took advantage of all the opportunities they had and am now a member of the board of directors. The peers at On Our Own helped me make a resume, apply for employment, and provided resources to assist with my job search. As a result of this I was able to get my first job in recovery and find stable housing. 18 Months later and I am still in recovery and living the dream!"
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"Community Needs Assessment"

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