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  • AmeriCorps

    Agency: Corporation For National and Community Service

    VOLUNTEER: Provides individuals the opportunity to serve up to a year in Americorp programs. In return, AmeriCorps members receive a modest stipend and an education award of up to $6,095 to help pay for college or pay back student loans. AmeriCorps programs serve communities from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore.


  • Central Scholarship

    Agency: Central Scholarship

    LOANS: Provides scholarships and interest-free loans to post-secondary students attending vocational, undergraduate or graduate school. Funding up to $40,000 over four years. Provides information to students and families about other sources of financial aid. Online college application is open from Jan 1st to April 1st, and the online vocational tra...


  • Frederick Community College, Office of Adult Services

    Agency: Frederick Community College

    PROJECT FORWARD STEP: Offers counseling, information and referral services to adults in transition and financial assistance for single parents (including pregnant women) and displaced homemakers.WOMEN'S CENTER: Offers a supportive environment to explore education, professional and personal plans for members of the community and campus. Also provide...


  • Frostburg State University, Office of Financial Aid

    Agency: Frostburg State University

    INFORMATION and REFERRAL: Information provided regarding applying for financial aid, cost of attendance, federal & state aid programs, work study, and award letters.


  • Grantsville Lions Club Eye Care Program

    Agency: Grantsville Lions Club

    EYE CARE: Provides financial assistance for eye exams and glasses to individuals referred by Department of Social Services (DSS). Also offers scholarships to Northern HS students and coordinates special projects and events throughout the community.


  • Maryland Board of Nursing

    Agency: Maryland Board of Nursing

    OVERVIEW: Regulates the practice of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, nursing assistants, medication technicians and electrologists.SERVICES: 1) LICENSES: Offers assistance with renewing or receiving a license in any of the above positions must meet listed eligibility requirements...


  • Maryland Educational Opportunity Center, Main Office

    Agency: Maryland Educational Opportunity Center

    COLLEGE COUNSELING: Provides assistance to persons who are pursuing a post secondary education. Helps students select the right college or training program and assists in identifying sources of financial aid and scholarships. Provides GED referrals and information. Offers regularly scheduled workshops on topics ranging from selecting the right coll...


  • Maryland Educational Opportunity Center, Park Heights

    Agency: Maryland Educational Opportunity Center

    COLLEGE COUNSELING: Provides assistance to persons who are pursuing a post secondary education. Helps students select the right college or training program and assists in identifying sources of financial aid and scholarships. Provides GED referrals and information. Offers regularly scheduled workshops on topics ranging from selecting the right coll...


  • Maryland Educational Opportunity Center, Columbia Office

    Agency: Maryland Educational Opportunity Center

    COLLEGE COUNSELING: Provides assistance to persons who are pursuing a post secondary education. Helps students select the right college or training program and assists in identifying sources of financial aid and scholarships. Provides GED referrals and information. Offers workshops on topics ranging from selecting the right college to careers for t...


  • New Song Academy and Learning Center

    Agency: New Song Urban Ministries

    EDUCATION: Offers a pre-school program for children K-8th. After-school extended care for grades 2-8 and provides a high school scholarship fund.


  • Northwest Community Action Partnership Center

    Agency: Baltimore City Mayor's Office of Human Services

    OVERVIEW: Offers assistance with utilities and tax preparation as well as provides case management/ referral services. This program can provide emergency food when available. Also serves as heating/cooling centerSERVICES:1) FOOD REFERRALS: Provides referrals to local agencies.2) EAT HEALTHY, SHOP SMART: Offers cooking demonstrations, couponing work...


  • Office of Student Financial Assistance

    Agency: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    SCHOLARSHIP: Operates Maryland scholarship programs, which award scholarships on merit or financial need basis. State grants are given to persons who will attend a Maryland school, university or college. The priority deadline to submit FAFSA every year is March 1.


  • Student Loan Borrower Assistance

    Agency: National Consumer Law Center

    INFORMATION: Provides information on student loan borrowers' rights and responsibilities. Does not provide legal advice.


  • Westminster Lions Club

    Agency: Westminster Lions Club

    OVERVIEW: Provides assistance for eyeglasses, medical equipment, and offers scholarships.SERVICES:1) EYEGLASSES AND MEDICAL EQUIPMENT: Offers assistance to low-income Westminster residents with purchasing eyeglasses and medical equipment such as crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Need an application from DSS or the Health Department in order to be r...


  • Youth Empowered Society Drop-In Center

    Agency: Youth Empowered Society

    OVERVIEW: Offers a drop-in center, school supplies, and other resources. 1) DROP-IN: Offers a drop-in center for youth, between ages 14-25, who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness to connect to resources. Youth must complete an intake before being able to use the center, they can call or walk-in to schedule. Services include speaking with peer ...


  • Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council

    Agency: Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council

    ARTS COUNCIL: An independent, non-profit organization designed to coordinate financial support and advocacy for the arts. Provides support and services to artists and organizations that serve Prince George's County and region.


  • Montgomery County Refugee Training Program

    Agency: Montgomery County College

    OVERVIEW: Offers ESOL, certified nursing assistant, job training, office skills, and computer skills classes for refugees and people with asylum. Additionally, those with high level skills and a college degree, may be qualified for free tuition reimbursement at Montgomery College.EDUCATION: Classes for refugees, people with asylum, with parole from...


  • Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, The

    Agency: Ulman Cancer Fund, The

    OVERVIEW: Provides supportive services to young adults, their families and friends who are affected by cancer. SERVICES: 1) PATIENT NAVIGATION: Offers access to support resources, provides knowledge of their disease, treatment options and effective communication with medical care teams. 2) SUPPORT GROUPS: Provides the Young Adults Cancer Support (...


  • United Needs and Abilities

    Agency: United Needs and Abilities

    OVERVIEW: Provides support services to individuals and families effected by epilepsy or developmental disabilities. SERVICES:1) LOW INTENSITY SUPPORT SERVICES (LISS): Offers financial assistance and support services to enable a family to provide for the needs of a child or an adult with developmental disabilities living in the home or to support an...


  • National Federation of the Blind of Maryland

    Agency: National Federation of the Blind, Headquarters

    OVERVIEW: Provides support services for people who are blind in Maryland.SERVICES:1) ADVOCACY: Assists members with problems with the Division of Rehabilitation Services. Helps members get Social Security benefits. Intervenes in cases of housing discrimination. Helps blind students obtain Braille resources.2) SUPPORT/TRAINING: Offers support thro...


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