Participating Community Partner Agencies
The Choice Program: community-based, family-centered case management approach to delinquency prevention and youth development, focusing on providing support in at-risk environments, empowering youth and engaging families through a multitude of services adapted to individual needs.
St. Ambrose Center: program that provides low income families with education, resources, and strong support systems through an after-school program, a teen program, adult literacy and GED prep, career development and skill training, and family support programs.
EBLO (Education Based Latino Outreach): improving the lives of Hispanic youth and their families through educational opportunities and cultural programs.
The Ark: transitional daycare and preschool program for children ages 3-5 whose families are experiencing homelessness or are in the early stages of recovery from addiction.
The Club at Collington Square: after-school and summer enrichment program for at-risk middle school youth.
St. Vincent's Center: serving Maryland's most vulnerable children, providing hope and healing for children and families in need including residential care and an array of multidisciplinary treatment services for children, ages 3-13 who are unable to live in a family setting due to emotional and behavioral problems, frequently stemming from abuse and neglect.
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital: provides inpatient and outpatient services for children with chronic lung diseases, congenital or acquired physical disabilities, birth defects, and chronic neurological disorders.
Esperanza Center: offers many services to immigrants in the Baltimore metropolitan area including ESL instruction, workforce development, legal services and social service referrals; volunteers have the opportunity to tutor students in basic English, working one on one or in small groups.
Caroline Center: job training/education program for women who are living on low incomes in East Baltimore sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame; the agency's goal is to assist women who are living in poverty to gain the tools, self-esteem and the knowledge necessary to obtain a job that pays a living wage.
St. Jerome's Head Start: program of Catholic Charities which has provided comprehensive family development services in south and southwest Baltimore City since 1990; currently serves 258 children and families.
The Refugee Youth Project (RYP): is an after-school and summer school program run by Baltimore City Community College in conjunction with local refugee resettlement agencies. RYP serves over 140 refugees between the ages of 4 and 21. RYP provides refugees with academic tutoring and acculturation support from trained volunteer tutors.
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