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  • Allegany County Animal Shelter

    Agency: Allegany County Government

    ANIMAL SHELTER: Strives to prevent animal cruelty within the county through humane care and rescue of animals, enforcement of state and local laws, animal control, animal adoptions and licenses, education, and public protection.

  • Alliance

    Agency: Alliance, Inc.

    OVERVIEW: Provides vocational rehabilitation services for adults with severe, persistent mental illness, developmental and physical disabilities.SERVICES:1) VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION: Offers vocational evaluations, job skills training and employment possibilities. o VOCATIONAL EVALUATION/SKILLS TRAINING: Performs comprehensive ass...

  • Allegany County United Way

    Agency: Allegany County United Way

    HUMAN SERVICE: Establishes and prioritizes community human service needs, conducts an annual fund raising campaign, and strategically invest resources to forward a long term impact to the root cores and issues facing the community. Supports needs in Allegheny, Garrett Counties in Maryland and Hampshire, Mineral Counties in West Virginia.

  • American Association of Retired Persons

    Agency: American Association of Retired Persons

    GENERAL SERVICES: Offers group health, automobile, homeowners and mobile home insurance. Provides pharmacy services, including some prescription drugs and healthcare products. Administers an investment program and a VISA card. Advocates for eligible persons at the federal, state and local levels, and educates the public on issues related to aging. ...

  • Alpha Pregnancy Center

    Agency: Alpha Pregnancy Center

    PREGNANCY ASSISTANCE: Provides physical, spiritual, emotional, and material assistance to pregnant women and parents of children up to 3 years old on a free and confidential basis. Also provides referrals to services such as WIC. Services include, but are not limited to pregnancy tests and pregnancy counseling, counseling on alternatives to abortio...

  • ALS Association, DC/MD/VA Chapter

    Agency: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, DC-MD-VA Chapter

    OVERVIEW: Voluntary health care organization whose sole purpose is to help people with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) which is also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.SERVICES:1) SUPPORT GROUP: Offers 15 support groups for ALS patients and their families and friends.2) MEDICAL EQUIPMENT: Provides a medical equipment loan closet.3) OTHER SERVICES: A...

  • Alpha's Glory Pregnancy Center

    Agency: Alpha's Glory Pregnancy Center

    PREGNANCY ASSISTANCE: Provides information about pregnancy, adoption and abortion alternatives. Offers spiritual and emotional support, parenting classes and free pregnancy tests. Also offers material assistance such as, baby clothing, furniture, diapers, and maternity clothing.  

  • American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland

    Agency: American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland

    ADVOCACY: Protects the rights of individuals to be free from excessive governmental intrusions into their lives and the right to receive equal protection under the law. These liberties include the rights of freedom of speech, press, and religion, the right to be treated equally and without discrimination on the basis of race, or sex, and the right ...

  • Alliance, Baltimore City

    Agency: Alliance, Inc.

    OVERVIEW:Provides case management and homelessness prevention for Veterans and their families. VETERANS VOCATIONAL SERVICES: Offers vocational evaluations, job skills training and employment possibilities. Performs comprehensive assessments to help veterans explore career options based on aptitudes, abilities, interests, temperament, interpersonal ...

  • American Camping Association, Chesapeake Office

    Agency: American Camping Association, Chesapeake Office

    INFORMATION: Provides information about quality youth camping and how to choose an accredited camp. Offers booklet listing accredited day and residential camps, including those for youth who are developmentally or physically disabled. Some camps offer reduced fees.

  • American Cancer Society, Garrett, Allegany, and Washington Counties

    Agency: American Cancer Society

    OVERVIEW: Provides education, information and referrals, support groups and other supportive services to cancer patients and their families.SERVICES:1) REACH TO RECOVERY:  Pairs informed and trained cancer survivor volunteers with newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.  Volunteers are matched with new patients of the same age range, lifestyle and ...

  • America Works of Maryland

    Agency: America Works of Maryland

    JOB SEARCH AND PLACEMENT: Provides job placement services. Additional support services are: case management, life skills training, conflict management, mentoring, computer training, and money management counseling. Also, offers the Ticket to Work (TTW) program to those who are looking to transition back into competitive employment. TTW offers benef...

  • Anne Arundel County Department of Health, Substance Abuse Prevention Services

    Agency: Anne Arundel County Department of Health

    STRENGTHENING FAMILY: Provides a 14-session alcohol and drug prevention program for inmates under the correctional center and their children ages 6-17. Also provides the sessions in schools throughout Anne Arundel County. Assists family by providing education and training on alcohol and drug abuse. Methadone clinics are available as well. Will also...

  • Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services, Community Initiatives & Programs

    Agency: Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services

    VOLUNTEER: Recruits, trains and supervises volunteers in working in Anne Arundel County DSS offices. Volunteers may work as mentors, tutors, board members, representative payees and office & holiday assistants. Volunteers can participate in holiday sharing, back to school and homeless resource day programs. Also recruits social work students wishin...

  • American Red Cross, Delmarva Peninsula, Upper Shore

    Agency: American Red Cross, Delmarva Peninsula

    DISASTER SERVICES: Provides emergency assistance to victims of natural or man made disasters. For shelter information visit the website at PREPAREDNESS SERVICES: Teaches community disaster education, CPR, First Aid, and other life-saving courses. Some courses have age and skill requirements.-ARMED FORCES EMERGENCY SE...

  • American Red Cross, Delmarva Peninsula Lower Shore Chapter

    Agency: American Red Cross, Delmarva Lower Shore Chapter

    OVERVIEW: Provides an array of health and emergency services to Lower Shore residents.SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY SERVICES: Provides assistance to victims of natural disasters including but not limited to fires, flood and hurricanes. Assists with food, clothing, shelter and disaster-related medical needs. Provides additional recovery assistance with furn...

  • American Red Cross, Montgomery County

    Agency: American Red Cross in the National Capital Region

    OVERVIEW: Provides relief to persons affected by disasters and helps individuals prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.  SERVICES:1) DISASTER RELIEF: Provides emergency assistance to persons affected by large and small disasters including fire, flood, and hurricanes. For shelter information visit the website at  2) A...

  • Amy Lynn Ferris Adult Activity Center

    Agency: Upper Shore Aging

    OVERVIEW: Provides an environment where older adults can socialize and participate in group activities including recreation day trips, education,physical fitness, arts and crafts. Help with Energency assistance. Computer access is also offered.SERVICES:1) TRANSPORTATION: Delmarva Community Transit provides round-trip transportation to the Senior Ce...

  • AmeriCorps VISTA

    Agency: Corporation For National and Community Service

    VOLUNTEER: Provides outreach and organizes community volunteers for agencies which serve the poor.  

  • 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.

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