Welcome to On Our Own of Frederick County.  We are a non-profit organization that provides peer support, advocacy, education and social opportunities in Downtown Frederick, Maryland.  

Our Wellness and Recovery Center is  located at  331 West Patrick Street in Frederick, MD.   Come and join us!

Our Vision: 


Our Mission: 

Frederick County will be a place where all can select their own recovery path and are supported in their choices.

Through peer support, we offer acceptance and a safe and supportive space for people with mental health and substance use challenges to heal, reconnect, and find our way forward.

Our Leadership Team

Jill Krisnitsky

Executive Director

Jill is a strong advocate for those in any type of recovery. She believes in putting out as much "good" into the world as possible and strives to lead by example. Jill's motto is "Pay it Forward." 


Jill Krisnitsky - Executive Director

Colleen Blasko - Administrative Support Specialist

Charisa Billigmeier - Program Assistant

Shantelle Cavenee - Virtual Peer Support Specialist

Joao Martins - Peer Support Specialist

Christy Kehlbeck


Christy is a case supervisor for the Frederick County Mental Health  Association's  (MHA) Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program. She has been a Board Director since 2014.


Christy Kehlbeck - President

Meridee Kerrigan - Vice President

Timothy Edmonds - Secretary

William "Bill" Allan

Aaron Bennett

Elijah Deluna

Sharon Grail

Kimba Green

Debra Miller

Mike Shilling

Nina Shore

Connelly Stewart