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AcS Directory of community Services in howard county

Aging | Education | Health | Housing | Employment | Immigration | Disability | Transportation

2012

PrOviDeD by The memberS Of The

410-715-9545 | www.acshoco.org

Includes crisis resources in English, Spanish, French, and Korean Recursos en espaol para casos de crisis | Ressources en cas de crise en franais |

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AcS: The vOice Of humAn ServiceS in hOWArD cOunTy


is a dynamic membership network of human services providers and advocates focused on serving Howard County residents. ACS advances human services in Howard County by offering organizations and individuals the information, support, training, education, and connections they need to operate successfully, provide services efficiently, inform the community about their services, and address pressing human services issues. viSiT www.acshoco.org fOr infOrmATiOn On: ACS membership benefits and to join online Education and training events Free monthly meetings with leaders in the human services field ACS advocacy efforts Partnership and Event Sponsorship opportunities

finD helP uSinG The AcS DirecTOry Of cOmmuniTy ServiceS


information is listed in two ways:
1. By TyPeS of service provided (i.e. Child Care, Housing, etc.) Pages 7 to 9. 2. AlPhAbeTicAlly by organization name. This listing includes more detailed information on services, websites, who to contact, and how to contact them. Pages 10 to 26. Information in this directory was current as of September 2011. For the latest member service information: Visit the ACS website www.acshoco.org Contact our offices: 410-715-9545, 10480 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 920, Columbia, MD 21044 or Contact individual members directly. Additional copies are available at no charge.

criSiS reSOurceS in enGliSh, SPAniSh, french AnD KOreAn


Crisis resources in English: page 27 Recursos en espaol para casos de crisis: page 28 Ressources en cas de crise en franais: page 29 : page 30

DirecTOry cOnTribuTOrS
Platinum
Akbo Howard County General Hospital: A member of Johns Hopkins Medicine Humanim

Gold
Emerge Howard County Health Department

Silver
Athelas Institute Chase Brexton Health Services Commercial Insurance Managers Compass, Inc. Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Howard County Chamber of Commerce Howard County Housing Loyola Clinical Centers Rebuilding Together UHY Advisors

contributors
Columbia Housing Corporation New Hope Seventh Day Adventist Church

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20112012 bOArD Of DirecTOrS


OfficerS
PreSiDenT
Jackie eng Bridges to Housing Stability

SecreTAry
Debra Popiel Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center

vice PreSiDenT
Dick barnard Community Advocate

TreASurer
brad closs Neighbor Ride

DirecTOrS
carol beatty ARC of Howard County vidia Dhanraj Department of Citizen Services Gail Doerr Howard Community College Jesse Guercio Humanim michelle Glassburn makingCHANGE nancy huggins Central Maryland Regional Transit Corporation Ande Kolp Community Advocate Grace morris Columbia Housing Corporation laurie remer Leadership Howard County mary Schiller Howard County Public Schools harry Schwarz bearsolutions Donna Stinchcomb Community Action Council rev. robert Turner St. John Baptist Church cathy yost The Business Monthly

DESIGN, PRODUCTION AND ADVERTISING SALES

410.332.6357 www.suncustomcontent.com

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AcS ThAnKS Their 2012 PArTnerS


STrATeGic PArTner

PlATinum

GOlD

cOPPer
Asian American Healthcare Center Elizabeth Cooney Care Network Howard County Library Law Offices of Janet L. Eveland, Chartered

Silver in KinD
KAL/PR The Baltimore Sun Media Group The Business Monthly

brOnZe
Athelas Institute, Inc. Community Action Council

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AcS PrOGrAmS fOr The humAn ServiceS cOmmuniTy


ACS offers a variety of informational, professional, development, education and training sessions geared to staff and executives in the human services field.

free mOnThly meeTinGS:


Monthly General Meetings featuring leaders and information important to the human services community. A gathering place for making connections and hearing about grants, programs, and professional opportunities.

PrOfeSSiOnAl DevelOPmenT AnD SKill builDinG TrAininGS:


Presented by experts in the field. Spring 2012 sessions will include Fundraising and another topic TBD. Year-long Managers Toolkit develops skills for new or less seasoned supervisors. Discounted rates for ACS members.

memberS Only
hOT TOPicS Informal presentations and discussions of new products, services and initiatives of interest to human service providers. bAcK Office GrOuP Hands-on demonstrations, and discussions of tools and techniques that can streamline operations. mAnAGerS neTWOrK Graduates of ACS First Time Managers and Management Essentials continue to explore issues, share ideas and connect with peers.

The GAvel GrOuP fOr bOArD PreSiDenTS,


in partnership with the Columbia Foundation, meets monthly, providing Board Presidents with a forum in which to share their experiences as well as offering valuable educational and networking opportunities.

firST friDAyS fOr execuTive DirecTOrS


of non-profit organizations in partnership with the Columbia Foundation meets monthly, providing executive directors an opportunity to share leadership strategies and discuss organizational issues.

for more information visit www.acshoco.org or call 410-715-9545

AuDrey rObbinS humAniTAriAn AWArDS


Since 1963, ACS has taken the lead to honor Howard Countys humanitarians. Nominations for 2012 Award Winners open in Winter 2012. Recognize your unsung heroes. ACS membership not required. 2012 Audrey robbins humanitarian lunch June 20, 2012

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ServiceS by cATeGOry

AbuSe: PhySicAl, DOmeSTic, SexuAl


Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, page 15 Loyola Clinical Centers, page 21 Serenity Center, page 25

Pinnacle Empowerment Center, page 24 RM3 Enterprises, page 25 Synergies Consulting Group, page 26

chilD cAre infOrmATiOn


Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities, Inc., page 12 Howard Community College, page 16 Howard County Department of Citizen Services Office of Childrens Services, page 18

ADOPTiOn ServiceS AnD infOrmATiOn


Howard County Pregnancy Center, page 19

bearsolutions LLC, page 11 Build Haiti Foundation, page 11 Counselors Helping (South) Asian Indians, page 15 Humanim, page 19 Nicodemus Communications Group, page 22 Pinnacle Empowerment Center, page 24 RM3 Enterprises, page 25 Synergies Consulting Group, page 26 TowneGroup, page 26

AGinG ServiceS
Alzheimers Association, Greater Maryland Chapter, page 10 AT: LAST, Inc., The Maryland Assistive Technology Co-op, page 11 Coalition of Geriatric Services (COGS), page 12 Comfort Keepers, page 13 Gilchrist Hospice Care, page 15 Howard County Department of Citizen Services Office on Aging, page 18 Jewish Community Services (JCS)/Jewish Federation of Howard County, page 20 Korean American Community Association, page 21 Linwood Center, page 21 Loyola Clinical Centers, page 21 Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, page 22 Money Matters of Howard County, page 22 Neighbor Ride, page 22 Rebuilding Together Howard County, page 24 Shingles Prevention Advocate, page 25 Winter Growth, page 26

chilDren AnD ADOleScenT ServiceS


A-OK Mentoring Tutoring, page 10 Arc of Howard County, page 10 AT: LAST, Inc., The Maryland Assistive Technology Co-op, page 11 Bridgeway Community Church, page 11 Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities, Inc., page 12 Columbia Association, page 12 Conexiones, page 13 Counselors Helping (South) Asian Indians, page 15 Family & Childrens Services, page 15 Girls on the Run of Howard County, page 15 HC DrugFree, page 16 Howard County Autism Society, page 16 Howard County Department of Citizen Services Office of Childrens Services, page 18 Humanim, page 19 Maryland Coalition of Families for Childrens Mental Health, page 21 National Family Resiliency Center, page 22 Prepare for Success, page 24 Special Olympics Howard County, page 25 Y of Central Maryland, page 26

cOunSelinG, menTAl heAlTh ServiceS


Bridgeway Community Church, page 11 Christian Counseling Associates, Inc., page 12 Counselors Helping (South) Asian Indians, page 15 Emerge, page 15 Family & Childrens Services, page 15 Healthy Howard, page 16 Howard County Mental Health Authority, page 19 Howard County Pregnancy Center, page 19 Humanim, page 19 Jewish Community Services (JCS)/Jewish Federation of Howard County, page 20 Korean American Community Association, page 21 Loyola Clinical Centers, page 21 Maryland Coalition of Families for Childrens Mental Health, page 21 NAMI Howard County, page 22 National Family Resiliency Center, page 22 Serenity Center, page 25

AlcOhOl AnD DruG AbuSe ServiceS


HC DrugFree, page 16 Howard County Health Department, page 19

DevelOPmenTAl DiSAbiliTieS
Adaptive Living, page 10 Arc of Howard County, page 10 Athelas Institute, page 11 AT: LAST, Inc., The Maryland Assistive Technology Co-op, page 11 Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities, Inc., page 12 Emerge, page 15 Howard County Autism Society, page 16 Howard County Department of Citizen Services Office of Disabilities, page 18 Linwood Center, page 21 Loyola Clinical Centers, page 21

chrOnic illneSS SuPPOrT


Comfort Keepers, page 13 Healthy Howard, page 16 NAMI Howard County, page 22

buSineSS ServiceS
Akbo, page 10 bearsolutions LLC, page 11 Howard County Chamber of Commerce, page 17 Nicodemus Communications Group, page 22

cOnSulTinG ServiceS
Akbo, page 10 Amara Consulting Solutions, LLC, page 10 AT: LAST, Inc., The Maryland Assistive Technology Co-op, page 10

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ServiceS by cATeGOry

Service Coordination, page 25 Special Olympics Howard County, page 25

eDucATiOn AnD TrAininG


Akbo, page 10 Alianza de la Comunidad, page 10 A-OK Mentoring Tutoring, page 10 AT: LAST, Inc., The Maryland Assistive Technology Co-op, page 11 bearsolutions LLC, page 11 Bright Minds Foundation, page 11 Build Haiti Foundation, page 11 Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities, Inc., page 12 Conexiones, page 13 HC DrugFree, page 16 Howard Community College, page 16 Howard County Chamber of Commerce, page 17 Howard County Pregnancy Center, page 19 Howard County Public School System, page 19 Judy Center, page 20 Kittamaqundi Community Church, page 21 Lazarus Foundation, page 21 Leadership Howard County, page 21 League of Women Voters of Howard County, page 21 Linwood Center, page 21 Loyola Clinical Centers, page 21 makingCHANGE A Financial Wellness Center, page 21 Maryland Coalition of Families for Childrens Mental Health, page 21 Mediation and Conflict Resolution Center, page 22 NAMI Howard County, page 22 Pinnacle Empowerment Center, page 24 Synergies Consulting Group, page 26 University of Maryland Extension, page 26

Howard County General Hospital, page 19 Howard County Mental Health Authority, page 19 Howard County Pregnancy Center, page 19 Humanim, page 19 Salvation Army, page 25

emPlOymenT ServiceS
Arc of Howard County, page 10 Athelas Institute, page 11 Build Haiti Foundation, page 11 Emerge, page 15 Humanim, page 19 Linwood Center, page 21 Pinnacle Empowerment Center, page 24 Success in Style, page 25

Howard County Pregnancy Center, page 19 Jewish Community Services (JCS)/Jewish Federation of Howard County, page 20 Maryland Coalition of Families for Childrens Mental Health, page 21 NAMIHoward County, page 22 National Family Resiliency Center, page 22 PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Columbia, page 23 Prepare for Success, page 24 Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, page 26

finAnciAl ServiceS
Care One Services, page 11 Commercial Insurance Managers, page 13 Howard County Department of Citizen Services, page 17 makingCHANGE A Financial Wellness Center, page 21 Money Matters of Howard County, page 22 RM3 Enterprises, page 25 Salvation Army, page 25

fAiTh-bASeD ServiceS
Bridgeway Community Church, page 11 Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities, Inc., page 12 Christian Counseling Associates, Inc., page 12 Columbia Jewish Congregation, page 12 Grace Community Church, page 15 Howard County Pregnancy Center, page 19 Kittamaqundi Community Church, page 21 New Hope Seventh-Day Adventist Church, page 22 St. John the Evangelist Baptist Church, page 25

fOOD ASSiSTAnce
Bridgeway Community Church, page 11 Community Action Council, page 13 FISH of Howard County, page 15 Grace Community Church, page 15 Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, page 22 Salvation Army, page 25

fAmily SuPPOrT ServiceS


Alzheimers Association, Greater Maryland Chapter, page 10 Arc of Howard County, page 10 Bridges to Housing Stability, page 11 Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities, Inc., page 12 Community Action Council, page 13 Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, page 15 Family & Childrens Services, page 15 Gilchrist Hospice Care, page 15 Grace Community Church, page 15 Howard County Department of Citizen Services, page 17 Howard County Department of Social Services, page 18 Howard County Mental Health Authority, page 19

fOreiGn-bOrn ASSiSTAnce
Alianza de la Comunidad, page 10 Build Haiti Foundation, page 11 Conexiones, page 13 Counselors Helping (South) Asian Indians, page 15 FIRN, page 15 Howard Community College, page 16 Jewish Community Services (JCS)/Jewish Federation of Howard County, page 20 Korean American Community Association, page 21

emerGency AnD criSiS ServiceS


Christ Church Link, page 12 Community Action Council, page 13 Domestic Violence Center of Howard County, page 15 FISH of Howard County, page 15 Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, page 16

fOunDATiOnS
Bright Minds Foundation, page 11 Build Haiti Foundation, page 11

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ServiceS by cATeGOry

Columbia Foundation, page 12 Horizon Foundation, page 16 Lazarus Foundation, page 21

Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, page 22 Rebuilding Together Howard County, page 24

GOvernmenT AGencieS
Howard County Department of Citizen Services, page 17 Howard County Department of Citizen Services Office of Consumer Affairs, page 18 Howard County Department of Corrections, page 18 Howard County Department of Social Services, page 18 Howard County Health Department, page 19 Howard County Mental Health Authority, page 19 Howard County Office of Human Rights, page 19

hOmeleSS ServiceS
Bridges to Housing Stability, page 11 Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, page 16

hOTlineS
Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, page 16 Howard County Pregnancy Center, page 19 Korean American Community Association, page 21 PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Columbia, page 23 United Way Community Partnership of Howard County, page 26

Oakland Mills Community Association, page 23 Owen Brown Community Association, page 23 PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Columbia, page 23 Service Coordination, page 25 Town Center Community Association, page 26 United Way Community Partnership of Howard County, page 26 Volunteer Center Serving Howard County, page 26 Wilde Lake Community Association, page 26

leGAl ServiceS
Maryland Legal Aid, page 22

OTher
Candlelight Concert Society, Inc., page 11

heAlTh-relATeD ServiceS
Alzheimers Association, Greater Maryland Chapter, page 10 Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities, Inc., page 12 Christian Counseling Associates, Inc., page 12 Comfort Keepers, page 13 Gilchrist Hospice Care, page 15 Healthy Howard, page 16 Howard County Department of Citizen Services, page 17 Howard County General Hospital, page 19 Howard County Health Department, page 19 Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, page 20 Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, page 22 Serenity Center, page 25 Shingles Prevention Advocate, page 25 Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, page 26 Winter Growth, page 26 Y of Central Maryland, page 26

hOuSinG
Adaptive Living, page 10 Athelas Institute, page 11 Columbia Housing Corporation, page 12 Rebuilding Together Howard County, page 24

TrAnSPOrTATiOn
Central Maryland Regional Transit, page 12 Howard County Department of Citizen Services Office on Aging, page 18 Neighbor Ride, page 22

infOrmATiOn AnD referrAl


Alzheimers Association, Greater Maryland Chapter, page 10 AT: LAST, Inc., The Maryland Assistive Technology Co-op, page 11 Christ Church Link, page 12 Coalition of Geriatric Services (COGS), page 12 Counselors Helping (South) Asian Indians, page 15 FIRN, page 15 Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, page 16 HC DrugFree, page 16 Howard County Chamber of Commerce, page 17 Howard County Department of Citizen Services, page 17 Howard County Pregnancy Center, page 19 Jewish Community Services (JCS)/Jewish Federation of Howard County, page 20 Maryland Coalition of Families for Childrens Mental Health, page 21 NAMIHoward County, page 22

vOlunTeerS
A-OK Mentoring Tutoring, page 10 Build Haiti Foundation, page 11 Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities, Inc., page 12 Columbia Association, page 12 FISH of Howard County, page 15 Howard County Pregnancy Center, page 19 Jewish Community Services (JCS)/Jewish Federation of Howard County, page 20 Leadership Howard County, page 21 Neighbor Ride, page 22 Special Olympics Howard County, page 25 Volunteer Center Serving Howard County, page 26

hOme-bASeD ServiceS
Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities, Inc., page 12 Comfort Keepers, page 13 Howard County Department of Citizen Services Office on Aging, page 18

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2012 cOmmuniTy ADvOcATeS


Dick Barnard Ron Carlson Rich Corkran Sherrie Jordan Andrea Kolp

ACS encourages individuals to become members


Grace Kubofcik Carole MacPhee Jean Moon Jessie Newburn Judy Pittman Ann Rasenberger Sharon Rubinstein Joe Willmott

AlPhAbeTicAl liSTinG

Adaptive living
cOnTAcT: William Buchanan emAil: billbuchanan3@verizon.net PhOne: 410-730-1289

Alzheimers Association, Greater maryland chapter


cOnTAcT: Teri Bennett emAil: teri.bennett@alz.org PhOne: 410-561-9099

A-OK mentoring Tutoring


cOnTAcT: Chaya Kaplan emAil: aokmentor@gmail.com PhOne: 410-730-6030

11089 Swansfield Road Columbia, MD 21044


Residential program for working intellectually disabled adults.

1850 York Road, Suite D Timonium, MD 21093 www.alz.org/maryland


Enhancing care and support for all impacted by Alzheimers through services, education advocacy and research. Services include 24 hour helpline, support groups, respite subsidies, Medic Alert+Safe Return Program and education and training.

10458 Waterfowl Terrace Columbia, MD 21044


Promotes the academic success of Howard County public school students by providing volunteer mentors/tutors to them at selected schools and after-school programs administered by the school system. A-OK recruits and screens community volunteers, provides them with formal orientation and other training and support, matches them with specific schools and after-school programs, and coordinates closely with a key contact person at each site. A-OK is a partner of the Howard County Public School System, and will begin its 10th year of service in September 2012.

Akbo
cOnTAcT: Robin Abello emAil: robin@akubocrm.com PhOne: 410-988-2173

7913 Nottingham Way Ellicott City, MD 21043 www.akubocrm.com


Akbo is CRM software that Small Businesses and Non-Profits use for Sales/Fundraising, Email Marketing/Outreach and Customer/Client Management.

Amara consulting Solutions, llc


cOnTAcT: Heather Hall emAil: hhall@amaraconsultingsolutions.com PhOne: 240-421-8344

Arc of howard county


cOnTAcT: Carol Beatty emAil: cbeatty@archoward.org PhOne: 410-730-0638

Alianza de la comunidad
cOnTAcT: Deirdre Gonsalves emAil: dgonsalves01@yahoo.com PhOne: 443-812-8486

P Box 1087 .O. Savage, MD 20763


Provides assistance to non-profit organizations in managing their financial resources and responsibilities. Services include accounting, audit management, financial reporting, financial training, policies & procedures, and internal controls.

P Box 2813 .O. Columbia, MD 21045 www.alianzahc.org


Educates the Hispanic community on various issues with the goal of improving living and working conditions in Howard County.

11735 Homewood Road Ellicott City, MD 21042 www.archoward.org


Provides residential services, job placement and supports, day services, and family support to individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities.

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AlPhAbeTicAl liSTinG

AT: lAST, inc., The maryland Assistive Technology co-op


cOnTAcT: Susan Garber emAil: info@matcoop.org PhOne: 410-381-2667

bridges to housing Stability


cOnTAcT: Jane OLeary emAil: jane@bridges2hs.org PhOne: 410-312-5760 Ext. 100

build haiti foundation


cOnTAcT: Bob Anantua emAil: BAnantua@thebuildhaiti

7050 Oakland Mills Road, Suite 160 Columbia, MD 21046 www.matcoop.org


Purchasing cooperative for schools and families with product lines for individuals with disabilities and the elderly, including: educational software, communication devices, alternative computer access, aids for daily living, switches and adapted toys, sensory aids, home modification materials and therapeutic supplies. Training programs for professionals, family members, and individuals with disabilities. Consultations and evaluations available.

9520 Berger Road, Suite 311 Columbia, MD 21046 www.Bridges2HS.org www.facebook.com/pages/Bridges-toHousing-Stability/117391885015751


Provides case management to help homeless and near-homeless families attain and maintain housing stability. Provides transitional housing for homeless families accepted into the housing program. Formerly Congregations Concerned for the Homeless.

foundation.org PhOne: 443-285-3956 P Box 6895 .O. Columbia, MD 21045 www.TheBuildHaitiFoundation.org


Develops partnerships to help Haitian families out of poverty and hunger. Builds a committed network of professionals and volunteers to support health, education, job creation, agricultural efforts and environment conservation.

business monthly
cOnTAcT: Becky Mangus emAil: msu@connext.net PhOne: 410-740-7300

bridgeway community church


cOnTAcT: Amy Simms emAil: Amy.Simms@bridgewayonline.org PhOne: 443-283-7212

Athelas institute
cOnTAcT: Sherrie Jordan emAil: sjordan@athelasinstitute.org PhOne: 410-964-1241

9104 Red Branch Road Columbia, MD 21045 www.athelasinstitute.org www.facebook.com/AthelasInstitute


Provides employment, meaningful days, transportation and a continuum of in-home and residential supports to adults with developmental disabilities based on their needs and preferences.

9189 Red Branch Road Columbia, MD 21045 www.bridgewayonline.org


Non-denominational, multi-cultural church. Ministries include: children, middle and high school students, men, community cupboard, women, counseling services, consulting services, weekend seminars, creative arts, mixed singles, community outreach, and small groups.

5161 Ilchester Road Ellicott City, MD 21043 www.bizmonthly.com


The business newspaper covering Howard and Anne Arundel Counties for 19 years, reaching more than 75,000 decision-makers.

candlelight concert Society, inc.


cOnTAcT: Bonnie Hoff emAil: info@candlelightconcerts.org PhOne: 410-997-2324

bright minds foundation


cOnTAcT: Patricia Sasse emAil: pat@brightmindsfoundation.org PhOne: 410-740-0707

bearsolutions, llc
cOnTAcT: Harry Schwarz emAil: Harry.Schwarz@verizon.net PhOne: 443-896-6957

11668 Dark Fire Way Columbia, MD 21044


bearsolutions mission is to improve the quality of financial management among nonprofit organizations. With hands-on experience and background in nonprofit and educational organizations, bearsolutions is expert at developing and implementing financial management systems that link planning, assessment, and budgeting to achieve an organizations vision and goals.

10910 Route 108 Ellicott City, MD 21042 www.brightmindsfoundation.org


Independent, non-profit foundation that funds programs and services that address equity and equality, promote educational innovation, and support skills that serve students throughout their lives.

8950 Route 108, Suite 115A Columbia, MD 21045 www.candlelightconcerts.org www.facebook.com/pages/CandlelightConcerts/138722972819814


Fosters appreciation for classical chamber music, in both children and adults, by presenting professional musical artists at an affordable price and in an accessible venue.

care One Services


cOnTAcT: Joseph Murray emAil: jmurray@ascendone.com PhOne: 410-910-2748

8930 Stanford Boulevard Columbia, MD 21045 www.ascendone.com


Helps consumers get out of debt, strengthen finances, and better manage their money.

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central maryland regional Transit


cOnTAcT: Nancy Huggins emAil: nancy.huggins@cmrtransit.org PhOne: 301-725-4000

christian counseling Associates, inc.


cOnTAcT: Kenneth Williams emAil: mail@christiancounseling

columbia foundation
cOnTAcT: Beverley Francis-Gibson emAil: bfrancis@columbiafoundation.org PhOne: 410-730-7840

312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 104 Laurel, MD 20707 www.corridortransit.com


Private, non-profit organization managing regional public transportation services in the city of Laurel and portions of Anne Arundel, Howard and Prince Georges Counties.

associates.org PhOne: 410-995-5587 9650 Santiago Road, Suite 101 Columbia, MD 21045 www.christiancounselingassociates.org www.facebook.com/pages/ChristianCounseling-Associates-Inc/24095457593 0877?ref=ts&sk=wall
Provides out-patient mental health services including therapy and fall and spring classes in Marriage Preparation and Effective Communication.

10630 Little Patuxent Parkway Century Plaza, Suite 315 Columbia, MD 21044 www.columbiafoundation.org
Creates opportunities for personal and corporate philanthropy, manages endowments, anticipates and responds to community needs and strategically grants funds. Raises, manages, distributes funds to support Howard County non-profits that address human services, arts and culture, education and community affairs.

christ church link


cOnTAcT: Linda Hayes emAil: ChristChurchLink@gmail.com PhOne: 410-309-9695

6800 Oakland Mills Road Columbia, MD 21045 www.christchurchcolumbia.org


Crisis information and referral helpline for Howard County residents in need of aid to prevent evictions or utility turnoffs. Links callers to sources of: food, clothing, medicine, health care, jobs, shelter and other basic needs. Advocates for callers when needed. Acts as a Community Solutions Incubator.

coalition of Geriatric Services (cOGS)


cOnTAcT: Becky Sieck emAil: info@cogsmd.org PhOne: 443-386-6896

columbia housing corporation


cOnTAcT: Grace Morris emAil: gmorris@columbiahousing.org PhOne: 410-730-9554 Ext. 13

P.O. Box 2131 Ellicott City, MD 21041 www.cogsmd.org


Non-profit organization of public agencies, private companies, and individuals who provide services to older adults. COGS membership services include advocacy, provider networking and education.

9150 Rumsey Road, Suite A-1 Columbia, MD 21045 www.columbiahousing.org


Makes rental housing available to low and moderate income families and guides them to home ownership; manages and maintains group homes for the disabled and mentally challenged, as well as housing units for lowincome senior citizens.

christian care foundation for children with Disabilities, inc.


cOnTAcT: Michon Semon emAil: info@ccd-usa.org PhOne: 443-983-3363

columbia Association
cOnTAcT: Michelle Miller emAil: michelle.miller@columbia

columbia Jewish congregation


cOnTAcT: Mindy Silverstein emAil: mindy@columbiajewish.org PhOne: 410-730-6044 Ext. 314

P.O. Box 412 Clarksville, MD 21029 www.ccdthailand.org www.facebook.com/pages/Christian-CareFoundation-for-Children-with-Disabilities/ 124388307605317


Serving disabled orphans and disabled poor children in Thailand.

association.com PhOne: 410-715-3170 10221 Wincopin Circle Columbia, MD 21044 www.columbiaassociation.com


Enhances the quality of life for people living and working in Columbia and ensures that Columbia remains an open, integrated and caring community. Offers recreational, cultural and community building programs and services.

5885 Robert Oliver Place Columbia, MD 21045 www.columbiajewish.org


Progressive congregation whose emphasis on Judaism as a civilization as well as a religion involves the study of Jewish beliefs, teachings, values, ethics, history, tradition, prayer, art and music.

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Lighting the Way to Business Security Way


comfort Keepers
cOnTAcT: Doria Musaga emAil: doriam@juno.com PhOne: 410-964-0066

Business Insurance
Property General Liability Professional Liability Automobile Workers Compensation Umbrella & Excess Directors & Ofcers Employment Practices Marine

Employee Benets
Medical Life Weekly Income Long Term Disability Voluntary Products Section 125

5440 Old Tucker Row, Suite A Columbia, MD 21044 www.comfortkeepers.com


We provide in-home care such as light housekeeping, meal preparation and companionship to help people maintain quality, independent lives in the comfort of their own homes. Employees are bonded. 24-hour care available.

commercial insurance managers


cOnTAcT: Gordon Mumpower emAil: gordon@businsure.com PhOne: 410-799-2142

8170 Lark Brown Road, Suite 102 Elkridge, MD 21075 www.businsure.com


Provides property, liability, automobile, workers compensation, directors and officers, and other coverages to nonprofits as well as employee benefits including group medical, life, and disability insurance.

Individual Medical now available - Go to www.businsure.com for a quote.


Commercial Insurance Managers, Inc. 8170 Lark Brown Rd., Suite 102, Elkridge, MD 21075 Phone: 410.799.2142 | Fax: 410.799.3057 Email mailto: info@businsure.com

community Action council


cOnTAcT: Bita Dayhoff emAil: bdayhoff@cac-hc.org PhOne: 410-313-6440

6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Box 226 Columbia, MD 21046 www.cac-hc.org


Provides programs and emergency services for low-income residents, including housing assistance (Eviction Prevention, First Months Rent, One Months Rent), energy assistance, Food Bank, and Head Start.

Compass, Inc. has been supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities since 1995 and

believes that everyone, regardless of type or presentation of abilities can and should be supported to live fully in the community community. In support of this, it is our mission to support individuals with disabilities to realize their dreams and lead fullling lives as valued members of their community. community
Services Compass currently provides are as follows: Residential Services Community Supported Living Arrangement Individual Support Services Respite Services Customized Employment and Day supports to include recreational activities

conexiones
cOnTAcT: Feli Sola-Carter emAil: feli@conexioneshc.org PhOne: 410-313-8744

P.O. Box 6997 Columbia, MD 21045 www.conexioneshc.org


Advocates for Hispanic student achievement in Howard County.

12200 Plum Orchard Drive Suite A-120 Silver Spring, MD 20904

makegnan@compassmaryland.org

301-625-2406 Ext. 1141

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9180 Rumsey Road, Suite D-2 Columbia, MD 21045


Voice: 866-370-4420 Video: 443-393-6856 Email: news@emergeinc.org

OUR MISSION ISNT LOFTY. WE FOCUS ON EACH PERSON. LOFTY

We create supportive environment that are made for the needs of every individual. Our only measure of success is building lives that have real meaning.

Keeping Keeping focused

It Its About Being Committed to the Success of Each Person


How do you dene success for the people you support? One person at a time. Some people would have you believe that a one-size ts-all approach to helping people with complex needs is okay. okay Emerge doesnt. Creating individualized supports requires a commitment to each person. We dont care for patients or consumers. We support individuals. Emerge focuses on developing deep relations with the people we support. We specialize in supporting individuals whose complex needs have resulted in poor quality of living. We succeed by helping to create meaningful lives. One person at a time.

Comprehensive residential Supported living Drop in supports Day services Contractual & competitive employment

Deaf services Transportation Nursing care Behavioral & mental health Over 150 Maryland locations

Bureau of Community Health


410.313.7500 Vaccines for children and adults Seasonal u shots Community based services for Seniors Condential anonymous testing and counseling for STDs, HIV/AIDS

Bureau of Environmental Health En


410.313.2640 Well and Septic testing services Food Safety and Hygiene Public Pool and Spa Inspections

Healthy Howard, Inc.


410.988.3737 Healthy Howard Initiative (Schools, Homes, Workplaces, Restaurants, Recreation) Door to Health Care Enrollment Services for Medicaid MCHP (Maryland Childrens Health Program) and other Health Care Programs.

Bureau of Clinical Services


410.313.7500 Womens Health Services Condential teen clinics WIC (Women, Infant & Children (W Inf Program) Infants and Toddlers Program Inf Cancer screening and treatment programs Health education on tobacco, cancer and chronic diseases Smoking cessation classes

Bureau of Substance Abuse Services


410.313.6202 Assessments, education, intervention, and counseling services for adolescents and adults

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counselors helping (South) Asian indians


cOnTAcT: Razia Kosi emAil: raziakosi@chaicounselors.org PhOne: 443-615-1355

family & childrens Services


cOnTAcT: Stan Levi emAil: slevi@fcsmd.org PhOne: 410-997-3557

Gilchrist hospice care


cOnTAcT: Cathy Hamel emAil: chamel@gilchristhospice.org PhOne: 410-730-5072

4517 Red Leaf Court Ellicott City, MD 21043 www.chaicounselors.org


CHAI provides information, education and referrals on issues related to mental health for the South Asian community. CHAI also conducts professional development on increasing cultural proficiency when working with this community.

10451 Twin Rivers Road, Suite 100 Columbia, MD 21044 www.fcsmd.org


Provides counseling for individuals, couples and families and counseling for survivors of child abuse and their nonoffending parents. New parents program includes home visits that support first-time parents. In-home assistance for elderly or adults with disabilities is offered on a sliding scale basis. Employee counseling is provided to contracted businesses for employees and their families.

5537 Twin Knolls Road, Suite 443 Columbia, MD 21045 www.gilchristhospice.org


Provides care for people with life-limiting illness and their families. Provides a full range of services, including pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support, respite care and bereavement support.

Domestic violence center of howard county


cOnTAcT: Inga James emAil: ijames@dvcenter.org PhOne: 410-997-0304

Girls on the run of howard county


cOnTAcT: Lisa Martin emAil: info@hocogirlsontherun.org

firn
cOnTAcT: Hector Garcia emAil: hgarcia@firnonline.org PhOne: 410-992-1923 Ext. 11

5457 Twin Knolls Road, Suite 310 Columbia, MD 21045 www.dvcenter.org www.facebook.com/DVCofHC
Provides the following services to families impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault: 24-hour hotline; emergency and transitional shelter; legal assistance counseling; education and outreach; New Behaviors, a program for abusers; and Pet Safe.

5999 Harpers Farm Road, Suite E-200 Columbia, MD 21044 www.firnonline.org www.facebook.com/pages/FIRN-ForeignBorn-Information-and-Referral-Network/ 113617648188?ref=ts&sk=wall
Provides services to immigrants as they bridge into the American culture. Services include immigration counseling, interpreters, consumer counseling, adult and student literacy, job counseling, citizenship classes, and crisis assistance. FIRN is an accredited immigration agency.

8640 Guilford Road, Suite 208 Columbia, MD 21046 www.hocogirlsontherun.org www.facebook.com/#!/pages/ Girls-on-the-Run-Howard-CountyMD/120862481276311
Girls on the Run is a life-changing, experiential learning program for girls age eight to thirteen years old. The program combines training for a 3.1 mile running event with selfesteem enhancing, uplifting workouts. The goals of the program are to encourage positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual and physical development.

emerge
cOnTAcT: Mike Gahagan emAil: mgahagan@emergeinc.org PhOne: 443-288-8234

Grace community church


cOnTAcT: Steve Girard emAil: steve.girard@gcconline.org PhOne: 240-553-1090

fiSh of howard county


cOnTAcT: Carroll Kitzmiller emAil: mpkitz@gmail.com PhOne: 410-964-8660

9180 Rumsey Road, Suite D-2 Columbia, MD 21045 www.emergeinc.org


Provides services to children and adults with disabilities, including residential, supported living, individual support services, day programs, supported employment, psychological and nursing case management. Can support individuals with multiple disabilities and behavioral challenges.

P.O. Box 34 Ellicott City, MD 21041 www.fishhowardcounty.com


Provides emergency services (food, money, and prescription medicines) and referrals. Volunteers, as available, on duty from 9am to 8pm Monday through Friday.

8200 Old Columbia Road Fulton, MD 20759 www.gcconline.org


Non-denominational church that builds relationships in the community through volunteer ministries created to serve the citizens of Howard County. The Ministries include Grace to the Homeless, Grief Share, Care and Repair (ministry provides home repair and basic handyman assistance to single parent families), Meals Ministry, and Money Sense.

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Grassroots crisis intervention center


cOnTAcT: Debra Popiel emAil: debbie@grassrootscrisis.org PhOne: 410-531-6006

healthy howard
cOnTAcT: Lena Bloom emAil: lbloom@healthyhowardplan.org PhOne: 410-988-3737 Ext. 12

howard community college


cOnTAcT: The Welcome and Information Center emAil: mdriscoll@howardcc.edu PhOne: 410-772-4702 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway Columbia, MD 21044 www.howardcc.edu www.facebook.com/howardcc Offers counselors, financial aid, and flexible learning options for earning a degree, starting a new career, upgrading job skills, and exploring personal interests. HCC programs supporting students and community residents include: Adult Basic Education, Business Training Center, Career Links, Childrens Learning Center, English Language Institute, ESL, HCC-TV, International Education, Jobs Online, Kids On Campus, Learning Assistance Center, Mediation and Conflict Resolution Center, Musical Arts Center, Project Access, RENEW Nursing, Rep Stage Actors Institute. Extended Hours: Weekend hours for some classes and services.

6700 Freetown Road Columbia, MD 21044 www.grassrootscrisis.org www.facebook.com/grassrootscrisis intervention


24-hour Crisis Hotline (410-531-6677), Youth Crisis Hotline (800-422-0009); backup services for other mental health providers. Provides no-fee crisis intervention counseling on a walk-in basis; mobile crisis services 9am11pm daily. 18-bed mens shelter, 33-bed family shelter and emergency motel shelter; all offer comprehensive support services and case management. Staff provides crisis intervention training, suicide prevention/intervention, Survivors of Suicide group, and responds to community emergencies on request. Operates the Cold Weather Shelter and Route 1 Day Resource Center in partnership with the faith community.

2275 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia, MD 21046 www.healthyhowardplan.org www.facebook.com/pages/HealthyHoward-Health-Plan/94396248177


Healthy Howard, Inc. operates the Door to Health Care, the Healthy Howard Health Plan, and the Office of Community Partnerships, which oversees the Healthy Schools, Healthy Restaurants, and Healthy Workplaces programs.

horizon foundation
cOnTAcT: Rich Krieg emAil: RKrieg@thehorizonfoundation.org PhOne: 410-715-0311

10480 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 900 Columbia, MD 21044 www.thehorizonfoundation.org www.facebook.com/thehorizonfoundation
Philanthropy dedicated to improving health and wellness in Howard County. Horizon Foundation funding supports an array of initiatives intended to overcome barriers to community health and wellness, ameliorate disparities in health status, and increase opportunities for county residents to lead healthier lives. Grants are made to non-profit organizations, public agencies and others.

hc Drugfree
cOnTAcT: Joanie Webb Scornaienchi emAil: info@hcdrugfree.org PhOne: 443-325-0040

howard county Autism Society


cOnTAcT: Mary Beth Collins emAil: mbcollins@howard-autism.org PhOne: 410-290-3466

10451 Twin Rivers Road, Suite 404 Columbia, MD 21044 www.hcdrugfree.org


Provides e-newsletters for parents, educational programs for parents and teens held at schools and libraries from October through April; a website with prevention and treatment information; and an information clearinghouse for parents and community members.

10280 Old Columbia Road, Suite 215 Columbia, MD 21046 www.howard-autism.org www.facebook.com/home.php#!/ pages/Howard-County-Autism-Society/ 100647563709
Dedicated to serving individuals and their families on the autism spectrum through information, support, advocacy, services, and educational activities.

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howard county chamber of commerce


cOnTAcT: Pam Klahr emAil: pklahr@howardchamber.com PhOne: 410-730-4111

Because of Girl Scouts, a girl can discover she can change her community for the better doing a service project, or nd the courage to ask someone to buy a box of Girl Scout cookies. Through Girl Scouts she develops her own path of success. What What does Girl Scouts have to offer? of Fo camp properties Four Two nature centers New! Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Urban Program & STEM Center Travel Opportunities Outreach initiatives, such as our awardwinning detention center programs One hundred years of building girls And more! Our success is because of Our s the thousands of volunteers who deliv the Girl Scout deliver progr ogram to girls. From troop leaders to Girl Scout Cookie Cupboard Cupboar Managers, we work with each volunteer, volunteer, giving him or her the training and tools er required for working with girls and young women. quired

5560 Sterrett Place, Suite 105 Columbia, MD 21044 www.howardchamber.com www.facebook.com/pages/Howard-CountyChamber-of-Commerce/80296625977


Facilitates the success of business in Howard County through advocacy, communication, and education.

Girl Scouts

courage, condence and character who make the world a better place.

howard county Department of citizen Services


cOnTAcT: Lois Mikkila emAil: lmikkila@howardcountymd.gov PhOne: 410-313-6400

6751 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia, MD 21046 http://howardcountymd.gov/CitizenServices


Promotes a community-wide focus through partnerships with non-profit human services agencies and advisory boards; manages community services grants to non-profits; provides education, training, and information and referral services upon request.

If you would like to volunteer with Girl Scouts or know a girl who wants to join a movement 100 years strong, call 410.358.711 or go to gscm.org. or org.

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Chamber Power is brought to you by our partners. Please thank them with your patronage.

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howard county Department of citizen Services Office of childrens Services


cOnTAcT: Keri Hyde emAil: KHyde@howardcountymd.gov PhOne: 410-313-1940

howard county Department of citizen Services Office of Disabilities


cOnTAcT: Joyce Lehrer emAil: jlehrer@howardcountymd.gov PhOne: 410-313-6431

howard county Department of corrections


cOnTAcT: Patricia Schupple emAil: pschupple@howardcountymd.gov PhOne: 410-313-5204

3300 North Ridge Road, Suite 380 Ellicott City, MD 21043 www.howardcountymd.gov/children
The Child Care Resource Center provides referrals for child care and other services to parents, and training and technical assistance to current and prospective child care professionals. The CARE center program provides assistance to child care professionals and parents in working with children who have behavioral challenges. The Parents as Teachers program offers home visiting services to improve parenting skills and identify developmental delays. The Local Childrens Board raises awareness of childrens issues in the county and helps to secure funding for community and school-based programs to support children and youth.

6751 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia, MD 21046 http://howardcountymd.gov/DS/CS_ DisabilitySrvcs.htm


Provides information, referral, and assistance for housing, transportation, employment, and improved access to public facilities for people with disabilities. Includes coordination of available community resources, technical assistance for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, modification of business, employment, and public spaces, parking, permit information, and curb/cut ramps.

7301 Waterloo Road P.O. Box 250 Jessup, MD 20794 www.howardcountymd.gov


Responsible for operating the Central Booking Facility and the Detention Center. Persons who are committed by the Courts in Howard County are housed at the Detention Center. The Detention Center and program partners provide such services as addictions, health and mental health, GED, employment readiness, food safety and financial literacy education, anger management, parenting, re-entry mediation and work release.

howard county Department of citizen Services Office on Aging


cOnTAcT: TBD emAil: map@howardcountymd.gov PhOne: 410-313-6410

howard county Department of Social Services


cOnTAcT: Linda Zumbrun emAil: lzumbrun@dhr.state.md.us PhOne: 410-872-8700

howard county Department of citizen Services Office of consumer Affairs


cOnTAcT: Rebecca Bowman emAil: beccagee@verizon.net PhOne: 410-313-6569

6751 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia, MD 21046 www.howardcountymd.gov/CS_OA


Serves older adults, their families, caregivers, persons with disabilities, and agencies supporting these groups. Eight Senior Centers and three Senior Center Plus sites offer lifelong learning, health and wellness activities, lunch, arts programming, intergenerational activities in the community, information on senior services, peer support groups, specialized programs for seniors with special needs, and volunteer placement. Information and Assistance services cover transportation, housing, long-term care planning, access to public benefits, disability services, in-home evaluations, financial assistance, home repair, fall prevention, reverse mortgage counseling, family caregiver support, and in-home services.

7121 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia, MD 21046 www.dhr.state.md.us


Provides a network of services to promote family stability, employment and self-sufficiency, and a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults. Family Investment programs: Jobs First, Temporary Cash Assistance, Medical Assistance, Food Stamps, Purchase of Child Care. Social Service programs: Foster Care and Adoption, Child and Adult Protective Services, Family Preservation, Family Services, Services to Adults, In-Home Aide Services and Project HOME. Child Support Enforcement: establishment of paternity, establishment and enforcement of child support order.

5761 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia, MD 21046 www.howardcountymd.gov/CA/CS_ ConsumerAffairs.htm


Investigates and conciliates complaints regarding deceptive and unfair trade practices. Consumer Affairs is an enforcement agency with the power to issue subpoenas, institute litigation to stop illegal business practices, and obtain restitution for consumers who have been harmed. Issues Solicitors/Peddlers licenses, registers towing companies engaged in towing vehicles from private lots, and offers a free voluntary binding arbitrary program.

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howard county General hospital


cOnTAcT: Jay Blackman emAil: jblackman@hcgh.org PhOne: 410-740-7710

howard county mental health Authority


cOnTAcT: Donna Wells emAil: wells@hcmha.org PhOne: 410-313-7350

howard county Public School System


cOnTAcT: Pamela Blackwell emAil: pamela_blackwell@hcpss.org PhOne: 410-313-6662

5755 Cedar Lane Columbia, MD 21044 www.hcgh.org


219-bed comprehensive acute-care medical center where medical staff of over 800 physicians, representing 74 specialties and subspecialties, treat a full range of human conditions, from neonatal care to oncology and outpatient care to critical care.

9151 Rumsey Road, Suite 150 Columbia, MD 21045 www.hcmha.org


HCMHA plans, develops and monitors all publicly-funded mental health services in the county and provides education and training on mental health issues. Adult Services: Janet M. Jones, 410-313-7375, jmjones@hcmha. org. Child & Adolescent Services: Kenyatta Cully, 410-313-7378, kcully@hcmha.org. Older Adult/Aging Services: Marsha Ansel, 410-313-5706, mansel@hcmha.org.

10910 Route 108 Ellicott City, MD 21042 www.hcpss.org www.facebook.com/pages/Howard-CountyPublic-School-System/113051695388123 ?ref=ts&sk=info


The mission of the Howard County Public School System is to ensure excellence in teaching and learning so that each student will participate responsibly in a diverse and changing world through its 72 schools.

howard county health Department


cOnTAcT: Edith Gilliard emAil: egilliard@howardcountymd.gov PhOne: 410-313-6300

howard county Office of human rights


cOnTAcT: Vernon Gray emAil: cvgray@howardcountymd.gov PhOne: 410-313-6430

humanim
cOnTAcT: Cindy Scott emAil: cscott@humanim.com PhOne: 410-381-7171

7178 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia, MD 21046 www.hchealth.org www.facebook.com/pages/Howard-CountyHealth-Department/14507458895 9?ref=ts


Services include health needs assessments, outreach and prevention, education, and treatment. We provide vaccination, communicable disease clinics, elderly and disabled services, WIC, family planning and prenatal care, dental, and substance abuse treatment as well as services for breast, cervical, colorectal cancer, Medicaid transportation, enrollment for Medical Assistance, tobacco cessation, and local birth and death certificates. Environmental Health handles animal bites, reviews building permits, inspects food facilities, and issues permits for wells and septic systems.

6751 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia, MD 21044 www.howardcountymd.gov


Enforces the countys human rights law, investigates complaints regarding discrimination in employment, financing, law enforcement, housing or public accommodations, and responds to inquiries about human rights issues.

6355 Woodside Court Columbia, MD 21046 www.humanim.com


Provides workforce development, residential, mental health, neuro-rehabilitation, and developmental disability services to children, adults and older adults. Collaborates with Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center to provide the Howard County Mobile Crisis Team and with Howard County General Hospital to provide inpatient psychiatric services.

howard county Pregnancy center


cOnTAcT: Kim Hartman emAil: kim.hartman@howardcounty

pregnancycenter.org PhOne: 410-730-3223 10632 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 203 Columbia, MD 21044 www.hc-pc.org http://howardcountypregnancycenter.org
The Howard County Pregnancy Center is an independent, nonprofit organization, chartered by the State of Maryland to provide counseling, resource services and practical support to women with a crisis pregnancy. Our strength is our volunteers who are as diverse as those they serve. All are highly trained, and each brings with them a deep sense of personal commitment to their work at the center.

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EnrOllmEnt is nOw OpEn fOr rEntAl & OwnErship rEnt hOusing OppOrtunitiEs, Apply tOdAy! Appl

Jewish community Services (JcS)/Jewish federation of howard county


cOnTAcT: Liz Schoen emAil: lschoen@jcshowardcounty.org PhOne: 410-730-4976

rent a Home
A family of 2 earning under $48,931/year can st startIng at $961/mo

Buy a Home
A family of 4 earning under $81,552/year can for less tHan $222,039

10630 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 401 Columbia, MD 21044 www.jewishhowardcounty.org


Offers counseling to adults, older adults, adolescents, couples and families to strengthen individual and family life. Special services for older adults and their families include case management, caregiver consultations, eldercare family planning consultations and a bereavement group. Resources for holocaust survivors provided through the Claims Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany. Social and cultural programs for all ages, senior outreach and volunteer opportunities offered by the Jewish Federation of Howard County.

rent a HoMe

Buy a HoMe

what is an MIHu? the moderate income housing unit (mihu) program is an inclusionary zoning program that requires pr developers of new housing in targeted areas to sell or rent a portion of the dwelling units to households of moderate income. How do I apply? Any person or family can apply to buy or rent an mihu provided their household income doesnt exceed the maximum permitted income set each year. Applications may be completed during any open enrollment period. year figures subject to change without notice. income limits apply. apply

Applications are accepted four times a year in January, April, July and October

Contact Howard County Housing at 410-313-6318 Ho or www.HowardCountyMd.gov www owardC ar go gov

Johns hopkins home care Group


cOnTAcT: Susan Martin emAil: martin_susan@jhmi.edu PhOne: 410-288-8000

2400 Broening Highway Baltimore, MD 21224 www.hopkinsmedicine.org/homecare


In addition to home health visits provided for adults and children by nurses, physical, occupational, and speech therapists, home health aides and social workers, respiratory, home medical equipment, and infusion services are also provided.

Judy center

COMPREHENSIVE AND AFFORDABLE CARE


for our neighbors in Howard County and surrounding areas.

PASTORAL COUNSELING SERVICES COUNSELING SERVICES We have faith in the mind-body-spirit ith mind-body-spirit connection.The scientic approach The Th approach of professional psychotherapy and sional psychotherap ychotherapy counseling combined with an integrated combined integrated egrat spiritual dimension. SPEECH & LANGUAGE SERVICES LANGUAG SERVICES AGE We dont take freedom of speech take freedom for granted. Assessment and intervention granted. Asses ant sessment interv ervention services for all ages, infants through r all infants through older adults, with a variety of variety communication needs. Individual and tion group treatment options available. tment available ailable.

cOnTAcT: Anne Yenchko emAil: anne_yenchko@hcpss.org PhOne: 410-381-9024

6700 Cradlerock Way Columbia, MD 21045


Promotes school readiness by providing comprehensive early childhood services to children and parenting support to parents.

410-617-1200 17-1 17-1200


Loyola.edu/clinics edu/ edu/clinics
theclinics@loyola.edu theclinics@loyola.edu yola.

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Kittamaqundi community church


cOnTAcT: Heather Kirk-Davidoff emAil: kcpastor@verizon.net PhOne: 410-730-4855

leadership howard county


cOnTAcT: Karen Bryant emAil: Karen.bryant@leadershiphc.org PhOne: 410-730-4474

loyola clinical centers


cOnTAcT: Janet Simon Schreck emAil: jsimon@loyola.edu PhOne: 410-617-1200

5410 Leaf Trader Way Columbia, MD 21044 www.kc-church.org www.facebook.com/pages/ KittamaqundiCommunity-church/302125112812?ref= ts&sk=wall
Non-denominational call-based Christian church that provides worship services for members and community. Offers a wide range of ministries and programs for all ages. Handicapped accessible.

5560 Sterrett Place, Suite 105 Columbia, MD 21044 www.leadershiphc.org www.facebook.com/leadershiphc


Empowers individuals to strengthen and transform our community. Prepares community leaders to meet the challenges of community sevice, offering a broad range of experiences and insights about the County, its people, its needs and its services. Helps community members find volunteer leadership opportunities.

5911 York Road, Suite 100 Baltimore, MD 21212 www.loyola.edu/clinics www.facebook.com/LoyolaClinicalCenters


The Loyola Clinical Centers, operated under the auspices of Loyola University Maryland, provide assessment and therapy services in Speech-Language Pathology and Pastoral Counseling to the Howard County community.

makingchAnGe A financial Wellness center


cOnTAcT: Michelle Glassburn emAil: glassburnm@makingchange

Korean American community Association


cOnTAcT: Sue Song emAil: ssong001@verizon.net PhOne: 410-461-1728

league of Women voters of howard county


cOnTAcT: Grace Kubofcik emAil: info@howard.lwvmd.org PhOne: 410-730-0142

5070 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite 101 Ellicott City, MD 21042


Care Line in affiliation with the Korean American Community Association of Howard County, will serve the Korean residents in Howard County and its surrounding counties by providing resources and referrals, as well as counseling according to their needs.

9520 Berger Road, Suite 311 Columbia, MD 21046 http://howard.lwvmd.org


Nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation of citizens in government; works to increase understanding of major public policy issues; influences public policy through education and advocacy.

center.org PhOne: 443-718-9350 10440 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 900 Columbia, MD 21044 www.makingchangecenter.org www.facebook.com/makingchangecenter? ref=ts&sk=wall
Providing financial literacy to teens and adults through seminars and online programs offered to schools, non-profits, and government agencies.

lazarus foundation
cOnTAcT: Don Bard emAil: don@lazarus.org PhOne: 410-531-8485

linwood center
cOnTAcT: Kim Manning emAil: kmanning@linwoodcenter.org PhOne: 410-465-1352

maryland coalition of families for childrens mental health


cOnTAcT: Jane Walker emAil: jwalker@mdcoalition.org PhOne: 410-730-8267

10378 Eclipse Way Columbia, MD 21044 www.lazarus.org


Assists educational institutions and other non-profit organizations in acquiring computer technology.

3421 Martha Bush Drive Ellicott City, MD 21043 www.linwoodcenter.org


Private, non-profit treatment center that offers 12-month educational and vocational services to people with autism and other disorders. Residential services for children ages 521. Operates a community-based vocational and residential program for adults with autism. Operates a donated goods store where some of our adult clients are employed.

10632 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 119 Columbia, MD 21044 www.mdcoalition.org


Grassroots coalition of family and advocacy organizations dedicated to improving services for children with mental health needs and their families.

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maryland legal Aid


cOnTAcT: Barbara Coleman emAil: BColeman@mdlab.org PhOne: 410-480-1057

money matters of howard county


cOnTAcT: Gail Thompson emAil: gailmthom@aol.com PhOne: 301-854-0575

neighbor ride
cOnTAcT: Brad Closs emAil: director@neighborride.org PhOne: 410-884-7433

3451 Court House Drive, 2nd Floor Ellicott City, MD 21043 www.mdlab.org
Provides free legal services to low-income persons. Accepts cases in the area of family/domestic, housing, income maintenance (public benefits) and elder law and consumer/finance. Provides specialized representation to vulnerable populations such as senior citizens, immigrant and seasonal farm workers and nursing home and assisted living residents.

6801 Redberry Road Clarksville, MD 21029


Provides personal business management. Writing checks, banking, financial record keeping, assisting with estate transition following loss of spouse, medical insurance problems and more. Service plans individually developed. Members of Society of Certified Senior Advisors. Initial hour free.

8950 Route 108, Suite 115 Columbia, MD 21045 www.neighborride.org www.facebook.com/pages/NeighborRide/31310053077?ref=ts&sk=wall


Volunteers coordinate and provide transportation to medical and personal care appointments, social events, religious services, and other day-to-day activities for modest fees. Serves Howard County residents age 60 and older.

meals on Wheels of central maryland


cOnTAcT: Karen Saul emAil: saul@mowcm.org PhOne: 410-730-9476

nAmi howard county


cOnTAcT: Susan Helsel emAil: shelsel@nami.org PhOne: 410-772-9300

new hope Seventh-Day Adventist church


cOnTAcT: Kumar Dixit emAil: kumardixit@lookingforachurch.org PhOne: 301-854-1866

9200 Old Annapolis Road, Suite 205 Columbia, MD 21045 www.mealsonwheelsmd.org www.facebook.com/mealsonwheelsmd
Provides meals to the homebound; one hot and one cold meal daily MondayFriday including holidays that fall during the week.

9151 Rumsey Road, Suite 150 Columbia, MD 21045 www.nami.org/sites/namihowardcounty www.facebook.com/pages/NAMI-HowardCounty/146567299840


Provides education, support, and advocacy for individuals and families affected by serious and chronic mental illness: depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder.

12350 Hall Shop Road Fulton, MD 20759 www.lookingforachurch.org www.facebook.com/newhopefulton


A congregation committed to the community, being multiracial and multicultural.

mediation and conflict resolution center


cOnTAcT: Kathy Rockefeller emAil: kathyrockefeller@howardcc.edu PhOne: 443-518-1888

national family resiliency center


cOnTAcT: Kathy Helt emAil: khelt@verizon.net PhOne: 410-740-9553

nicodemus communications Group


cOnTAcT: Ron Nicodemus emAil: ronnicodemus@verizon.net PhOne: 410-203-9585

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, DH 336 Columbia, MD 21044 www.howardcc.edu/mcrc


Community Mediation Center. Providing free mediation and conflict resolution services, education and training within Howard County and the wider community.

10632 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 121 Columbia, MD 21044 www.nfrchelp.org www.facebook.com/pages/ NationalFamily-Resiliency-Center/228879435081? ref=ts&sk=wall
Provides therapeutic and educational services as well as mediation and collaborative law services for children and adults who are experiencing marital problems, separation, divorce or remarriage. Publications are available for children, adults and professionals.

10301 Greenbriar Court Ellicott City, MD 21042 www.NicodemusOnLine.com www.facebook.com/ron.nicodemus2


Provides strategic communications and marketing services including refocusing and aligning communications messages and products with mission and business goals; image and branding; partnership and alliance strategies to extend reach and maximize impact; event development; grassroots and holistic marketing; training; and development of education and vision programs.

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Oakland mills community Association


cOnTAcT: Sandy Cederbaum emAil: omca@columbiavillages.org PhOne: 410-730-4610

5851 Robert Oliver Place Columbia, MD 21045 www.oaklandmills.org


A Columbia, Maryland village association. Assists the residents of Oakland Mills with covenant issues, advocates on behalf of the community and assists residents with questions and concerns. Provides a variety of classes, events and programs to help make Oakland Mills a vibrant community. Outreach to our diverse populations.

Owen brown community Association


cOnTAcT: Nancy Thomas emAil: obca@columbiavillages.org PhOne: 410-381-0202

6800 Cradlerock Way Columbia, MD 21045 www.owenbrowncommunityassociation.org


Community association whose primary function is advocacy for and disseminating information to residents of Owen Brown.

PflAG (Parents, families, and friends of lesbians and Gays) columbia


cOnTAcT: Patricia English emAil: pflagmd@gmail.com PhOne: 443-280-9047

P Box 1479 .O. Columbia, MD 21044 www.pagmd.org www.facebook.com/groups/22538 89903/


We promote the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends through: support of each other, education of the broader community and advocacy for equality.

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Providing Providing a Variety of Quality Services ov Including:


Day Opportunities
-Supported Employment -V -Vocational Services -Meaningful Days for Special Populations: Seniors Groups Autism Dually Diagnosed Profoundly Disabled Brain Injured Medically Frail Residential Opportunities -Small group ALUs -Group Home Living -Community Supported Living Assistance Individual Support Services -In-home assistance -Skills Training -Community Experiences -Recreation Experiences -Family Support
Athelas Extras Transportation provided to day programs Educational Programs Work at Vocational Center between jobs Case Management Services Behavioral, clinical and nursing consultation services available

Pinnacle empowerment center


cOnTAcT: Heather Comstock emAil: hcomstock@empowerctr.org

Athelas Institute, Inc.

Pr Providing Opportunities for Achievement and Gr Growth Administr Administrative Ofce


410-964-1241 Fax: 410.964.1340 9104 Red Branch Road Columbia, MD 21045

8180 Lark Brown Road, Suite 301 Elkridge, MD 21075 www.empowerctr.org www.facebook.com/pages/PinnacleEmpowerment-Center/18404593162662 5?ref=ts&sk=wall
Providing women in transition with customized career and life management services and resources needed for lifelong success. Opportunities include individual coaching and group classes.

Prepare for Success


cOnTAcT: Roy Appletree emAil: prepareforsuccess@gmail.com PhOne: 410-988-0378

Working with individuals with Developmental Disabilities since 1976 www.athelasinstitute.org

6800 Oakland Mills Road Columbia, MD 21045 www.prepareforsuccess.org


Provides Howard County students from low income families with a backpack and school supplies. Prepare for Success volunteers collect and purchase the supplies, while school personnel handle the direct distribution to students.

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rebuilding Together howard county


cOnTAcT: Ann Heavner emAil: heavner.ann@gmail.com PhOne: 410-381-3338

8775 Centre Park Drive, Suite 519 Columbia, MD 21045 www.rebuildingtogetherHC.org www.facebook.com/pages/RebuildingTogether-Howard-County/154957903305
Volunteers and communities improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners by providing free repair services for those with the greatest need: low-income homeowners, particularly those who are elderly, displaced or disabled, and families with children.

6851 Oak Hall Lane Suite 300 Columbia, MD 21045

UHY Advisors Mid Atlantic MD, Inc.

Contact Michael Kirby mkirby@uhy-us.com 410-720-5220

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rm3 enterprises
cOnTAcT: Bob Martin emAil: bob@rm3enterprises.com PhOne: 443-280-9098

Service coordination
cOnTAcT: Traci Dixon emAil: tdixon@servicecoordinationinc.org PhOne: 410-772-8774

St. John the evangelist baptist church


cOnTAcT: Ostein Truitt emAil: otruitt@stjohnbaptistchurch.org PhOne: 410-992-6977

7130 Brangels Road Marriottsville, MD 21104 www.rm3enterprises.com


We work with individuals and groups to help them achieve greater personal, business and financial results using proven methods for change. Our approach includes business coaching, team and organizational development and strategic/business planning. Bob has a Bachelors degree in engineering, a Masters in Applied Behavioral Science and is certified as a Business Coach, Behavioral and Values Analyst, and in the Myers Briggs Type Inventory instrument. He is also certified to administer the Emotional Competency Inventory (a leadership 360 tool).

www.servicecoordinationinc.org
Helps adults and children with developmental disabilities receiving services funded by the Maryland State Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and those applying for DDA services.

9055 Tamar Drive Columbia, MD 21045 http://stjohnbaptistchurch.org


Provides worship and other outreach ministries to members and the community through more than 40 ministries. Affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and the Progressive National Baptist Convention.

Shingles Prevention Advocate


cOnTAcT: Jack Guerin emAil: jguerin@fightshingles.org PhOne: 443-393-3830

7283 Swan Point Way Columbia, MD 21045 www.fightshingles.org


Shingles Prevention Advocate is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization focused on increasing the shingles vaccination rate through programs that 1) Increase awareness among Americans of the risk of shingles and the efficacy and availability of the shingles vaccine, 2) Educate primary care physicians to increase the number of doctors recommending, prescribing and providing the vaccine, and 3) Advocate for improved reimbursement of the shingles vaccine by both public and private insurance programs.

Success in Style
cOnTAcT: Jeannette Kendall emAil: successinstyle@verizon.net PhOne: 410-750-6475

Salvation Army
cOnTAcT: Windy Kidd emAil: windy_kidd@uss.salvationarmy.org PhOne: 443-656-3376

2630 Turf Valley Road Ellicott City, MD 21042 www.successinstyle.org www.facebook.com/pages/Success-InStyle-SIS/148687541843570?ref=ts&s k=wall
Success In Styles (SIS) mission is to assist women and men in crisis in the Baltimore Washington Corridor become employed and self-sufficient. We promote dignity and professionalism through appropriate business attire, practical fashion advice and interview counseling. We enhance our clients appearance and help them conquer the initial barrierfirst impressions. We build esteem so our clients radiate the professionalism and confidence necessary to gain employment and build a career. We help improve the quality of life for our clients and their families and the community at large by committing to establish a social culture of equality and respect for all people.

9017 Red Branch Road Columbia, MD 21045 www.tsabaltimore.org


Offers emergency assistance to prevent eviction, maintain utilities, and provides food.

Serenity center
cOnTAcT: Murat Omay emAil: mfomay@yahoo.com

Special Olympics howard county


cOnTAcT: Bob Baker emAil: bobbaker@somdhc.org PhOne: 410-740-0500

10205 Wincopin Circle, Suite 203 Columbia, MD 21044 http://serenitycenter.homestead.com


Offers more than 19 self-help 12-step meeting groups such as AA, NA, Al-Anon, Children of Alcoholics, Co-dependents Anonymous, Overeaters, Sex and Love Addicts, Debtors Anon, Incest Survivors, Nicotine Anon, and more. Daily AA meeting in Spanish. Over 55 meetings and over 500 visitors weekly.

8970 Route 108, Suite A1 Columbia, MD 21045 www.somdhc.org


Provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults in Howard County with intellectual or closely related disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

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Synergies consulting Group


cOnTAcT: Barbara K. Lawson emAil: bklawson@aim.com PhOne: 410-992-4189

united Way community Partnership of howard county


cOnTAcT: Martina Martin emAil: martina.martin@uwcm.org

Winter Growth
cOnTAcT: Carrie Grafton emAil: carriegrafton@wintergrowthinc.org PhOne: 410-964-9616

10474 Gray Owl Garth Columbia, MD 21044 synergiesconsultinggroup.com www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=860 81083243


A consulting group offering board development, fundraising support, executive coaching, project management, communications, strategic planning to nonprofit, educational, health, and government organizations.

www.uwcm.org/main
Provides funding to health and human service agencies in Central Maryland. Funds are raised through workplace charitable giving. First Call For Help, a 24-hour information and referral line, is a community service provided by United Way.

5460 Ruth Keeton Way Columbia, MD 21044 www.WinterGrowth.com


Assists health-impaired older and disabled adults to remain in the community, avoiding unwanted nursing home placements. Provides adult day programs and additional support services from three centers located in the Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area.

university of maryland extension


cOnTAcT: Christine Lothen-Kline emAil: clothenk@umd.edu PhOne: 410-313-2707

Town center community Association


cOnTAcT: Patricia Laidig emAil: towncenter@columbiavillages.org PhOne: 410-730-4744

y of central maryland
cOnTAcT: Dawn Chrystal-Wolfe emAil: dawnchrystal@ymaryland.org PhOne: 410-465-4334

5430 Vantage Point Road Columbia, MD 21044 http://towncenter.columbiavillages.org


Homeowners association serving the residents of Columbia Town Center.

3300 North Ridge Road, Suite 240 Ellicott City, MD 21043 http://extension.umd.edu
Offers educational programs, including Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, Master Gardener.

4331 Montgomery Road Ellicott City, MD 21043 www.ymcamd.org www.facebook.com/pages/Y-of-CentralMaryland/74608173558?ref=ts&sk=wall


Human service organization dedicated to developing the full potential of every individual through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

TowneGroup
cOnTAcT: Anne Towne emAil: Anne@TowneGroup.com PhOne: 410-952-0310

volunteer center Serving howard county


cOnTAcT: Mickey Gomez emAil: mickey@volunteerhoward.org PhOne: 410-715-3176

7355 Hidden Cove Columbia, MD 21046 www.TowneGroup.com


Media and Management Consulting for small business, government agencies, nonprofits, associations, and foundations.

10221 Wincopin Circle Columbia, MD 21044 www.volunteerhoward.org


Stimulates and expands volunteerism by connecting people with non-profit and public agencies.

ulman cancer fund for young Adults


cOnTAcT: Brock Yetso emAil: Brock@ulmanfund.org PhOne: 410-964-0202

Wilde lake community Association


cOnTAcT: Kristin Shulder emAil: wlca@columbiavillages.org PhOne: 410-730-3987

10440 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite G1 Columbia, MD 21044 www.ulmancancerfund.org www.facebook.com/group.php?gid= 2828296468
Supports, educates, and connects young adults and their loved ones affected by cancer.

10400 Cross Fox Lane Slayton House Columbia, MD 21044 www.wildelake.org


Provides services such as classes, dance programs, and art exhibits. Advocates for residents of Wilde Lake.

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These organizations can help in a crisis. Areas of special expertise are noted. Those with an * can provide additional referrals. Call 911 for medical emergencies.
FISH of Howard County www.fishhowardcounty.com
410-964-8660

CRISIS RESOURCES

Christ Church Link* www.christchurchcolumbialink.com Food, financial resources, medications.

410-309-9695

Eviction prevention, utility turn off, information on food pantries, etc.

Community Action Council www.cac-hc.org

Howard County Mental Health Authority www.hcmha.org Adult Services: 410-313-7375 Child, Adolescent Services: 410-313-7378 Older Adult/Aging Services: 410-313-5706 The Serenity Center http://serenitycenter.homestead.com
410-884-6088

410-313-6440

Eviction prevention, rental assistance, food bank, energy assistance. Emergency service for lowincome residents.

Department of Social Services http://dhr.maryland.gov/economic.php Howard County Office of Childrens Services CARE Center
www.howardcountymd.gov/displayprimary.aspx? id=4294967590

Grassroots Crisis Intervention Services www.grassrootscrisis.org 24-hour Hotline: 410-531-6677 Emergency shelter, legal assistance. Youth Hotline: 800-422-0009 Shelter, counseling, suicide prevention/ intervention.

AA, Al-Anon, addictions groups and counseling. United WayFirst Call for Help* www.uwcm.org
410-685-0525 or 1-800-492-0618

410-872-8700

Food stamps, medical assistance, family support.

Information on local resources on any topic.

Domestic Violence Center www.dvcenter.org

Additional Resources

410-997-0304

Emergency shelter, legal assistance.

410-313-2273 Information and referral for parents and caregivers. Services for children and teens.

FIRN www.firnonline.org

410-992-1923

Howard County Department of Citizen Services: Maryland Access Point*

Immigration issues, consumer counseling, literacy programs, crisis assistance.

Older adults, families and caregivers, persons with disabilities.

www.howardcountymd.gov/displayprimary.aspx? id=1817 410-313-5980 or 1-800-506-5806

2-1-1 Maryland www.icarol.info/ PublicResourceDirectoryFrm.aspx?org=2046 211 Statewide link to community health and human services resources 7 days a week in over 150 languages. Maryland Crisis Hotline 1-800-422-0009 Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline 1-800-422-0009 Please copy and distribute these materials

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Prepared by The Association of Community Services: www.acshoco.org and FIRN: www.firnonline.org

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Estas organizaciones pueden ayudarle en caso de crisis. Las organizaciones indicadas con un * pueden proporcionarle informacin adicional. Llame al 911 para emergencias mdicas.
Departamento de Salud Mental del Condado de Howard
Howard County Mental Health Authority

CRISIS RESOURCES RECURSOS ANTE SITUACIONES DE CRISIS

SPANISH

Christ Church Link* www.christchurchcolumbialink.com


FISH del Condado de Howard www.fishhowardcounty.com 410-964-8660 Comida, recursos financieros, medicacamentos. Servicios de Intervencin ante Crisis
Grassroots

410-309-9695 Prevencin de desalojo, impago de recibos domsticos, informacin sobre bancos de comida, etc.

Consejo de Accin Comunitaria

www.hcmha.org Servicios para Adultos: 410-313-7375 Servicios para Nios y Adolescentes:

Community Action Council

www.cac-hc.org

410-313-7378 Servicios para la Tercera Edad: 410-313-5706

El Centro de la Serenidad
The Serenity Center

410-313-6440 Prevencin de desalojo, asistencia para el pago de alquiler / la renta, banco de comida, asistencia con electricidad y gas. Servicios de emergencia para residentes de bajo ingreso

www.grassrootscrisis.org Lnea de Emergencia de 24 horas: 410-531-6677 Refugio para situaciones de emergencia, asistencia legal. Lnea de Emergencia para Jvenes: 800-422-0009 Refugio, asesoramiento, prevencin e intervencin del suicidio.
Oficina de Servicios para Nios CARE Center del Condado de Howard
Howard County Office of Childrens Services CARE Center

http://serenitycenter.homestead.com
410-884-6088

Departamento de Servicios Sociales

AA, Al-Anon, grupos para el tratamiento de adicciones, consejera y asistencia teraputica. United WayLnea de Ayuda*
United WayFirst Call for Help

Department of Social Services

http://dhr.maryland.gov/economic.php

410-872-8700 Cupones de comida, asistencia mdica, ayuda y apoyo a la familia.

www.howardcountymd.gov/displayprimary.aspx? id=4294967590

www.uwcm.org

410-685-0525 o 1-800-492-0618

Centro contra la Violencia Domstica

Informacin sobre recursos locales en cualquier rea.

Domestic Violence Center

Association of Community Services of Howard County | 2012 | www.acshoco.org | 410-715-9545

www.dvcenter.org

410-313-2273 Informacin y asesoramiento para padres y tutores. Servicios para nios y adolescentes.

cia, asistencia legal.

410-997-0304 Vivienda protegida para situaciones de emergen-

Recursos Adicionales
2-1-1 Maryland www.icarol.info/PublicResourceDirectoryFrm.aspx?org=2046 211 Recursos a nivel estatal sobre salud comunitaria y servicios humanitarios, 7 das a la semana, asistencia en ms de 150 idiomas. Lnea de Atencin ante Situaciones de Crisis de Maryland 1-800-422-0009 Lnea de Atencin para Jvenes ante Situaciones de Crisis de Maryland 1-800-422-0009

FIRN www.firnonline.org 410-992-1923

Consejera sobre inmigracin, asesoramiento a consumidores, asistencia ante situaciones de crisis.

Departamento de Servicios al Ciudadano del Condado de Howard: Punto de Acceso de Maryland* Maryland Access Point* www.howardcountymd.gov/displayprimary.aspx? id=1817 410-313-5980 or 1-800-506-5806 Adultos, familias y cuidadores, personas con minusvalas.

Elaborado por La Asociacin de Servicios Comunitarios: www.acshoco.org y FIRN: www.firnonline.org

Por favor, copie y distribuya estos materiales

Les organisations numres ci-dessous peuvent aider en cas de crise. Les domaines dexpertise particulire sont indiqus. Ceux avec astrisques * peuvent vous diriger vers dautres services. Appeler le numro 911 en cas durgence mdicale. FISH of Howard County www.fishhowardcounty.com
410-964-8660 Alimentation, problmes financiers, mdicaments.

Crisis Resources

Ressources Disponibles en cas de Crise

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Christ Church Link* www.christchurchcolumbialink.com www.hcmha.org

410-309-9695 Eviction et prvention des coupures, renseignements sur les lieux de ravitaillement alimentaire, etc.

Bureau de sant mentale de Howard County


Howard County Mental Health Authority

Services la base en case de crise


Grassroots

Community Action Council www.cac-hc.org www.grassrootscrisis.org

Services pour adultes: 4103137375 Services pour enfants et adolescents: 4103137378 Services pour les personnes ges: 410-313-5706

410-313-6440 Prvention des evictions, soutien pour le paiement de loyers, ravitaillement alimentaire, lectricit, services durgence pour les rsidents faibles revenus.

Centre pour lviction des abus


The Serenity Center

Dpartement des services sociaux

Department of Social Services

Tl-aide 24 heures sur 24: 4105316677 Hbergement provisoire, assistance en justice. Tl-aide pour les jeunes: 8004220009 Hbergement provisoire, conseils sur la prvention des suicides et intervention en pareil cas.

4103135706

http://dhr.maryland.gov/economic.php

AA, Al-Anon, conseils aux alcooliques et drogus.

http://serenitycenter.homestead.com

410-872-8700 Coupures pour la provision de denres alimentaires, soins mdicaux, soutien familial.

Bureau en Howard County du Centre pour les services et soins destins aux enfants
Howard County Office of Childrens Services CARE Center

United Way*

United WayFirst Call for Help

www.uwcm.org

Centre de lutte contre la violence la maison

4106850525 ou 18004920618

Domestic Violence Center

Renseignements sur les ressources locales pour addresser nimporte quel problme.

www.dvcenter.org

4109970304 Hbergement de secours, assistance en justice.

www.howardcountymd.gov/displayprimary.aspx? id=4294967590 4103132273 Renseignements et orientations pour des parents et gardiens. Services pour les enfants et les adolescents.

Ressources supplmentaires:
211 Maryland www.icarol.info/PublicResourceDirectoryFrm.aspx?org=2046 211 Hyperlien aux services communautaires ayant trait la sant et aux services humanitaires partout en Maryland, disponible tous les jours en plus de 150 langues. Tl-aide en cas de crise dans le Maryland : 1-8004220009 Tl-aide pour les crises de la jeunesse dans le Maryland: 18004220009.

410-715-9545 | www.acshoco.org | 2012 | Association of Community Services of Howard County

FIRN www.firnonline.org

410-992-1923 Dossiers dimmigration, conseils sur les pratiques financiers, cours dinitiation langlais, secours en cas de crise.

Dpartement des services pour les habitants de Howard County Maryland Access Point*
www.howardcountymd.gov/displayprimary.aspx? id=1817 4103135980 ou 18005065806 Personnes du troisime ge, les familles et les fournisseurs de soins, personnes handicapes.

Document prpar par lAssociation des services communitaires: www.acshoco.org et par le FIRN: www.firnonline.org. Prire de le reproduire et dissminer sans aucune restriction.

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410-997-0304

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