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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. Provides information to students and families about other sources of financial aid. Interest free loan application is open year-round  for degree seeking students.

  • 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 consideration for single parents (including pregnant women) and displaced homemakers.PARENTS LEAD PROGRAM:  Provides assistance to parents in the pursuit of a college degree.  Designed for financially eligible parents, the pro...

  • 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 Educational Opportunity Center

    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...

  • New Song Academy and Learning Center

    Agency: New Song Urban Ministries

    EDUCATION: Offers a pre-school program and after-school extended care. Also provides a high school scholarship fund.

  • Office of Student Financial Assistance

    Agency: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    SCHOLARSHIP: Operates Maryland scholarship programs, which award scholarships on merit or financial need basis.

  • 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: Carroll County Lions Clubs

    EYEGLASSES AND MEDICAL EQUIPMENT: Offers assistance to low-income Westminster residents with purchasing eyeglasses and medical equipment such as crutches, canes, and wheelchairs.   For eye glasses, you must first visit Carroll County Bureau of Aging or Health Department.  Please call Bob Coursey at 443-398-4934.  Also, provides 4 scholarships per y...

  • 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...

  • Army Emergency Relief

    Agency: Army Emergency Relief

    LOANS, GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS: Provides loans, grants and scholarships to soldiers on active duty and their eligible dependents; Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers activiated on Title 10 orders for more than 30 days and their eligible dependents; Soldiers retired for longevity, medical or upon reaching age 60 (reserve component) and their el...

  • Children of Incarcerated Parents, Frederick County

    Agency: Children of Incarcerated Parents, Interagency Work Group Frederick County, Maryland

    SERVICES:1) RESOURCES: Provides information and resources for The Detention Center.2) TRAINING: Provides training to educators, criminal justice staff, service club members, and the general public.3) SHARING FAIRS: Held several times a year at the local detention center. Resources are given out to children and families. 4) STAY CONNECTED: Provides ...

  • Family Education Center, The

    Agency: Maryland Family Network

    SUPPORT CENTER: Provides free comprehensive services and support with parenting skills and promotes the development of children from birth to 3 years of age. Services includes early head start, case management, career development, parent education, child care, ABE/GED/ESOL and job training. Parents who complete their GED are assisted with registra...

  • Garrett College, Veterans Affairs Office

    Agency: Garrett College

    VETERAN EDUCATION BENEFITS: Assists military personnel, including active duty, reserves, National Guard, and dependents of disabled or deceased eligible veterans with obtaining financial educational benefits.

  • David B Wright Memorial Foundation

    Agency: David B Wright Memorial Foundation

    SCHOLARSHIPS: Awards high school students grants towards college in the areas of human services, counseling, math, science, engineering, or carpentry. Also, connects people to resources that assist them with a variety of needs, such as, peer support groups, training workshops, family program services, etc.

  • C-4 Clothes Closet

    Agency: Colesville Council of Community Congregations

    CLOTHING BANK: Provides clothing to men, women, children and babies in need. Clients are eligible to receive clothing every other month. Shopping is limited to one-half hour per person. Baby clothes go up to size 3 toddler. Also provides free cribs and car seats. Provides school supplies and has a "Toy Closet," which opens each holiday season to pr...

  • Central Union Mission

    Agency: Central Union Mission

    FAITH-BASED COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE: Offers several faith-based programs for the community serving different, target populations. Also operates a retreat and recreation center featuring a summer camp for underprivileged children in Brookeville, MD.- Men's Emergency Services: Provides an emergency shelter program and transitional, low-cost housing for ...

  • Children in Need

    Agency: Children in Need

    NOTE: Children enrolled in Washington County Public Schools and Head Start of Washington County who meet criteria for Free and Reduced Meals Program are eligible services. Collaborates witht the WCPS Homeless Coordinator to provide services to homeless children.  CLOTHING CLOSET: Parents of eligible children are able to visit the center once per mo...

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