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Contact a Social Worker

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Social Worker in the Library provides free one-on-one advising from a social worker, no appointment necessary.

Email socialworker@prattlibrary.org, call (443) 418-3873, or visit during drop-in hours to get help with a variety of issues. In addition to drop-in hours, social work services are available at all Pratt locations by appointment.

Social work services include:

  • Access to public assistance (food stamps, medical, childcare subsidy, etc.)
  • Referral to shelter
  • Financial assistance / counseling
  • Substance abuse and mental health services
  • Seniors' resources
  • Crisis information
  • Domestic violence
  • Employment
  • Education
  • Youth Services
  • Local community resources
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Office Hours

Connect with a social worker in person during drop-in hours, with no appointment required.

Monday Central Library 10 am – 6 pm
Tuesday Pennsylvania Avenue 10 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday Hamilton 10 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday Southeast Anchor and Brooklyn 10 am – 5:30 pm
Friday Central Library and Hamilton 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday Pennsylvania Avenue 10 am – 5 pm
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Lawyer in the Library


Get free one-on-one legal advice on a variety of issues, both in person and online.

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Accessibility Services


Learn more about accessibility services online and at Pratt Library locations.