Please connect with us for individual appointments via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 410-273-2300.
We are open Monday and Wednesday – Friday, 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm! When school is not in session (summer hours) 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
On Tuesdays, we are open by appointment only when school is in session.
Our community is not just a space; it’s a catalyst for growth, support, and shared experiences. Your support makes dreams come alive at the Clubhouse!
Our free, fun and safe after-school & summer program
- Absolutely no fee to join or participate
- All-around peer support
- Fun activities and events
- Free transportation (as needed)
- Snacks and meals provided
- Safe space for teens to have fun!
The Clubhouse by Ashley (“The Clubhouse”) is a free, fun and safe after-school and summer program for Harford County teens between the ages of 12 and 17* in Aberdeen, Maryland. All activities, meals, snacks and transportation to and from The Clubhouse are 100% free. We will provide a safe environment for the teens to hang out, play video games, try out new board games, cook, read, do homework and check out events in the area. At The Clubhouse, we help our members have fun and relax without turning to substances.
It’s a totally pressure-free environment, and our young peers Marcus, Grace, and Sydney, are always available to talk.
When teens join The Clubhouse, they’ll also get a free goodie bag with things like headphones, lip balm and more.
*We also welcome participation of teens age 18 as long as they are still attending high school.
We are open Monday and Wednesday through Friday, 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Tuesday by appointment only. During the summer we are open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Strengthening Families Program will begin September 2023, sign up here!
Our peers Marcus, Grace, and Sydney and have lots of fun activities waiting for our members!
Where are we located?
We are located at 1016 K Beards Hill Road, Aberdeen, Maryland 21001, right at the Aberdeen Marketplace shopping center.
On July 21, 2022, we opened our brand-new Clubhouse location in Aberdeen, Maryland! We now offer all services in person at The Clubhouse by Ashley at 1016 K Beards Hill Road, Aberdeen, MD 21001.
We encourage members to seek resolution for concerns or conflicts with their care team. If an issue cannot be resolved in that manner, members have the right to submit a complaint through this link or via mail.
Meet Our Staff
Marcus Webster – Children and Youth Program Manager
Marcus D. Webster II is a proud son of Aberdeen, MD as well as a graduate of Aberdeen High School and Allegheny College. He began his professional career at the Glen Mills School as a Counselor before moving to Pittsburgh where he continued his career as a member of the leadership team at The Bradley Center, and as a Service Coordinator at a faith-based non-profit located in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. Since returning to Maryland, Marcus has served as the Crisis Intervention Team Specialist for Eastern Shore Crisis Response Services in Cecil County, as the Program Advocate for Voices of Hope, a member of the Board of Session for Grove Presbyterian Church, and the Building Association President for the Beta Chi Chapter of Theta Chi Fraternity. In December ‘22, he was hired to serve as the Children and Youth Program Manager for the Clubhouse by Ashley, which serves adolescents ages 12-17 who are impacted by, or at-risk for substance use disorders, as well as providing resources and support for the family unit.
Joey Young – Young Adult Peer Recovery Specialist
After celebrating one year of continuous sobriety Joey entered the addiction treatment field as a Behavioral Health Technician at Hope’s Horizon in 2017 and then as a Program Aide at Harbor of Grace in 2018. That same year Joey would finally made it back to the campus that saved his life, right before his second year anniversary. Joey has been with Ashley for over five years now as a Peer Support Specialist with an expertise in the emerging adult demographic. Joey spearheaded program specific care while on the main campus in Havre de Grace along with training and mentoring fellow Peer Support staff. In the fall of 2023 Joey was gifted the opportunity to bring his peer knowledge, skills, and style to Aberdeen High School as a part of the Roots Project. Joey now works side by side with academic staff to support the student population that is impacted by substance use. This community went above and beyond to help Joey in his most desperate time of need and now Joey has dedicated his life to make a difference in the fight against addiction.”
Sydney Shupe – Young Adult Peer Recovery Coordinator
Sydney Shupe was born and raised in Bel Air, Maryland. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland. Sydney uses her lived experience to connect with adolescents and their families by helping families engage in what the Clubhouse and other community resources have to offer. Her favorite part about her career is seeing the growth and resiliency in the individuals she works with. Overall, Sydney puts her compassionate and uncompromising efforts into all she does.
Grace was born and raised in Aberdeen MD and is a proud graduate of Harford Technical Highschool where she had found her passion for helping and advocating for people struggling with mental health and substance use, as well as stigma associated with both. Grace started her career as a clinical aide at Ashley Addiction treatment where she found her desire to help those suffering with and impacted by substance use further.
Lydia Bongiorno is a graduate of C. Milton Wright High School. She began her recovery journey in May 2018, after battling addiction for many years. She began her professional career working in, in-patient treatment settings. Lydia has lived experiences which serve her working in the recovery field. Lydia has a very loving wife and a 1-year old daughter. She has loving parents and much appreciated support, by her friends and family. Her motto is “Sometimes that mountain you are climbing is just a grain of sand.”
Tara Lunsford – Young Adult Peer Recovery Support Specialist
Tara Lunsford is a graduate of Fallston High School and has spent the last decade of her life working enthusiastically in the fast-paced hospitality industry. She is a proud graduate of Towson university with a bachelor of science in Family and Human Services. Tara was inspired to pursue a career in the addiction treatment and recovery field after beginning her own journey to recovery in November of 2021.
Chris Raeford, is a Young Adult Peer Recovery Specialist at Aberdeen Middle School. He has dealt with SUD from a young age and mental health. For the majority of his life, he knew he wanted to help people but just never knew what that would be like for him. He has used his trials and tribulations as motivation to become a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. In this role, he takes pride in supporting people with life-like experiences. He uses his story as a way to inspire others challenged with becoming their best self.