Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten. Services include personal visits by a certified parent educator, parent group meetings for mutual support, screenings to assess child development, and links to community resources. Parents are given information about developmental stages and how to capture teachable moments in everyday life. There is a bilingual worker that serves the Hispanic population.
Assists parents of children with disabilities by conducting regular parent education workshops, helping parents find information, providing referrals, lending materials from their library, maintaining an up-to-date list of support groups, and working with parents directly to help them obtain the best possible services for their child. Each region has a local Parent Educator contact. Each Parent Educator has a child with a disability and provides assistance to families on issues related to their child's disability, particularly about special education. Visit the website for workshop schedules and links to other resources. The staff also includes individuals who work on the Maryland Family Voices project. This project works to improve access to health care for children and youth with special health care needs. For more information email: email@example.com
There are many seniors in your community who could use an hour of your time. According to a 2011 report from the U.S. Administration on Aging, there are roughly 11 million seniors living alone in their homes and nearly 1.5 million seniors in nursing homes at any given time. Programs set up through the state and localities, many of which are funded through the Older Americans Act, offer opportunities for these individuals to receive services, and meals, as well as programs to keep them busy and social. These programs thrive on volunteers giving an hour back to the older adults in their community.
The Got an Hour? Campaign was developed to help local agencies throughout the country attract volunteers to programs that work with seniors. The campaign provides downloadable materials, webinars, and a search tool (powered by VolunteerMatch.org) to help connect prospective volunteers with opportunities and programs in their neighborhood.
Low Income Housing – PBH strongly believes that increasing the amount of affordable housing is part of the solution to ending family homelessness. As such, we have developed and maintained a number of low income housing opportunities in the Maryland area.
Children and Parent Services – We provide unique and holistic programs to homeless children and parents.
Provides self-represented litigants in Maryland state courts with information about the law, including summaries of the law, links to primary and secondary legal sources and referrals for legal services. The site gives the highest priority to selecting for content development topics that closely relate to civil case types most frequently handled in Maryland state courts by self-represented parties. We provide information on Maryland and federal law affecting Marylanders and their families in a number of topics, including housing, family law, domestic violence, consumer law, and state and federal benefit programs. There is also a directory of legal service organizations and links to websites of legal providers that may be able to assist you in resolving your matter. In addition, site staff maintains a calendar of events for the general public who need legal information.
Offers a variety of programs for youth, families, and adults. Also available are outdoor education programs and a challenge course. Volunteers are welcomed, and internships are available. Check the website or call the office for program details.
Planned Parenthood of Maryland has been providing high quality, affordable reproductive health care for more than 75 years. We serve women, men and teens from diverse backgrounds and with diverse needs. Our experienced and caring medical staff gives each client honest information and personal attention. Services include: Abortion Services, Birth Control, HIV Testing, LGBT Services, Men's Health Care, Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception), Pregnancy Testing & Services
STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines, Women's Health Care
We offer a great value in mobile notary services, printing, scanning, faxing, copying of all size documents, passport photos, private mailboxes, freight, greeting cards, office supplies, laminating, engraved signs and name plates, custom labels, digital scanning all size documents and much more! Can also scan documents to be e-mail or saved to a jump drive. Can do large document copying in color or black & white, for example, blueprints. Postal Suites Plus is also a Federal Express, UPS & USPS authorized ship center with express and ground services.
Current officers are Linda Fletcher Prager, President; Danny Morris, Vice-President; Gail Karge, Secretary; and Tammy Coulbourne, Publicity Chair. Dick Christopher handles acquisitions for the group. Anyone interested in donating or loaning items to the Society can call him at 410-673-7163 or 410-271-5239.
People on PAC will get: Free visits to a family doctor. Also called a Primary Care Provider or PCP. Free outpatient visits to a counselor or psychiatrist for mental health services.Lower-priced or no-cost prescription drugs. You may need to pay a co-pay for some prescriptions. Remember that pharmacists can deny prescriptions if you do not pay the required co-pay. PAC will cover the hospital bill for medical emergencies. PAC will not cover the emergency physician bill or any other bills for hospital stays. PAC does not pay for any specialists.PAC will cover all of the services that are covered by the Maryland Family Planning Program except sterilization (tubal ligation). UPDATED FROM WEBPAGE.
Primary Adult Care Program Application, P.O. Box 386
Community health advocate presentations cover key health topics like pregnancy, diabetes, smoking cessation, asthma, immunizations, nutrition and obesity, and heart health. Notable topics like "What to do When Your Child is Sick" and "ask Me Three", a national prize winning program on how to be your own health advocate, are also offered along with many more topics focused on encouraging healthy behaviors and improving health. There is no cost for the presentations and participants walk away equipped with valuable information and fun give-a-ways. Community health advocates are also available to participate in local health fairs and community events.