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Counselors in the Community Association - Supporting Youth, Families, & Communities.. | About Us
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About Us

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Our Presence Matters

In 2022-2023, CITCA solidified partnerships with national agencies, including Americorps and the National Recreation and Parks Association. Together, we empower youth in SEL, academic, and leadership development, ensuring access to care and resources in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

Our Core Values

Our initiative to Growing Stronger Communities reflects our core values of EASE:

Empowerment
Advocacy
Stewardship 
Equity

Why Choose Us

Together, we empower youth in SEL, academic, and leadership development, ensuring access to care and resources in Baltimore City and Baltimore County through providing paid service and volunteer opportunities to support underserved communities.

Meet Our Board Members

Alex Wheatly

Treasurer
Fiscal Management


Jacqueline Stevenson

CEO & Founder
Serial Entrepreneur
Industrial Psychology


Ci'Nya Johnson

Secretary
Service Oriented Leader


Our Community Impact

WHY PEOPLE TRUST US

Our dynamic team of counselors is what sets CITCA apart from the competition! Our counselors have a variety of expertise to accommodate the unique requirements of each client. We recognize that each person’s experience is unique.

Culure-based CARE

We offer care and treatment solutions that respects different cultures, we can improve how people think about mental health and reduce inequalities in healthcare for minority groups.

Holistic Therapy Specialists

We believe in holistic care. We look into every aspect of the individual, including mental, emotional, and relational.We bring together therapists and mental health experts who understand the problems in the community.

Advocacy in Treatment

We are committed to more than just meeting immediate needs. We want to do more research, provide more help with recovery, and create more chances for people to get jobs in healthcare and social services.

Our Mission

We Are Leading the way For You with Mental Health Advocacy and Awareness

Counselors in the Community Association Co. (CITCA), is a pioneer of increasing community health and awareness.

In the quest to improve the quality of life and empower communities grappling with the mental health crisis and economic disparities, CITCA was founded in 2019 to enhance healthcare opportunities and care management for individuals facing socioeconomic barriers and reducing the deficits in care that exist due to lack of options for care.

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Post COVID-19 Baltimore Issues

Post COVID, more than 57% of individuals living in Baltimore are on waitlist for behavioral health care, in which 47% are between ages 8-21, leaving a great population of Maryland’s youth at-risk for greater health disparities.

Waiting for mental healthcare 57%
Between ages 8-21 47%

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