Compass Center

A Program of Archway Station, Inc.

Crisis Stabilization Services

A short-term mental health support service for adults who require 24-hour supervision due to experiencing a mental health crisis.

Crisis Stabilization Services are designed to:

  • prevent psychiatric inpatient admission
  • shorten the length of inpatient stay
  • effectively use general hospital emergency departments

Respite Services

A service provided to facilitate access to time limited, temporary relief from the ongoing responsibility of service delivery for the persons served, families, and/or organizations in a community-based setting.

Respite Services are provided when:

  • the caregiver, family member, or person requires another environment on a short-term basis to provide enhanced support for the person in order to prevent escalation to more intensive levels of care
  • people who live in a congregate setting need a temporary break from interactions with roommates in order to maintain their living environment


Individuals must be referred by a  licensed mental health professional and meet eligibility criteria to receive Archway services. Referrals for services can be found on our website.

Providing hope for the future

418 Warwick Avenue
Phone: 301-722-2018
Fax: 301-722-2711