Operates a thrift shop and a food pantry. Proceeds from the thrift shop fund the food pantry. If you are in need of food or clothing, please contact the Samaritan House directly and have ready the following 4 pieces of information: photo id; social security card for everyone in the household; proof of income (tax return, paystubs); and proof of Caroline County residency (utility bill, bank account).
Accepts donation of used clothing, books, toys, and household items in good condition. Recommended food list: tuna, beef stew, pork & beans, corned beef, soup, cereal, jello/pudding, canned milk, rice/beans, canned fruit & vegetables, applesauce, canned tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, dry spaghetti, peanut butter, jelly, juices, and box mixes of macaroni & cheese and tuna helper. The Samaritan House is a project of the interfaith group United Concerned Christians, and is run completely by volunteers. It is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Crisis interventions, assessments & referrals; emergency petitions; anyone in crisis, i.e. situational crises; individuals with suicidal thoughts and/or plans; individuals with psychosis and/or delusions; family and marital conflicts; child/teen/elder issues; domestic violence; substance abuse; intellectual disabilities; links to mental health and substance abuse services; family education.
Can't provide service for transportation in MCT vehicles, shelter assistance for homeless persons without a mental illness.
Schrader's Bridgetown Manor is a sporting outfitter that features hunting, fishing, 3-D archery, and sporting clays. Youth summer camps also offered. Schraders has a bed and breakfast on site. Schraders also has a rifle/pistol range, offers archery and shotgun lessons, and is open to the public. There are corporate packages available. Meeting rooms available for private events. Call or visit the website for rates. Sells fishing licenses.
Provide business consulting services to assist potential and existing small business owners to develop and refine business plans, solve problems, and find financial resources. Training programs are offered to help people turn ideas into business plans and to develop growth strategies. Also available is a resource library of books, magazines, and websites.
A certificate for routine surgery only will be mailed for use at a participating veterinary hospital. The cost of the certificate is as follows: male cat, $45; female cat, $60, male dog, $60; and female dog, $75. Restrictions do apply. Any charges not covered by the certificate must be paid by the pet owner to the veterinarian. SNAP will provide a list of participating veterinarians in Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. SNAP certificates expire 6 months from the date of issue. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your money order or certified check made payable to SNAP. No personal checks are accepted. Call to place a credit card order.
The sports that are offered are: in the fall, soccer and power lifting; in the winter, basketball; in the spring, aquatics, boccie; in the summer, cycling, kayaking, and golf. All sports are available at no or minimal cost to the athletes. Travel outside the county for practices may be necessary.
Sunday Worship: 8:30 & 11 AM is Traditional Service, Sunday School 9:30 AM. Meeting Room/Fellowship Hall seats 240 and 160 for sit-down meals. Classrooms are also available. Special features: air conditioning, piano, podium, movie screen, p/a system, coffee machine, kitchen facility. Ample parking around building. Request regulation sheet upon booking. Handicapped access.
Provides clothing, emergency food, eviction prevention assistance, and utility assistance to those in need. Please have the following for assistance: photo ID, social security numbers for everyone in the household, proof of income, proof of address, and your lease. Administers the Rental Assistance Program for Caroline County.
Thrift Store open to the public. The Thrift Shop is open from 8:00am - 12:00pm every 1st Saturday of the month. The furniture barn with re-open in the spring. Donations of clothing and small household items accepted M-Fri. 8:30-4:30. Bins available for donations 24 hours a day. Accept donations of clothing, toys, household items, and books. Items must be in good condition.
Offers a preschool program to 3 & 4 year olds during the school year. Classes are Mon., Tues., and Thurs. from 9:30 AM-12 PM. Cost is $115/month. The program is Christian based and non-denominational, with a focus on socialization.
Traditional Church Service at 11 AM. Offers Sunday School which starts at 9:30 with both children's and adult classes. , Teen Disciples begin with lunch, immediately after the 11:00 service on Sunday. Vacation Bible school.
Public hall available. Seats 250. Special features: stage, piano, podium, kitchen with serving counter. Ample parking behind hall. Extra wide door for wheelchair access. Request regulation sheet upon booking.
MCCR's primary operations are devoted to the intake, investigation, and processing of discrimination complaints by those living in, working in, and visiting Maryland. MCCR is a neutral finder of fact. Evidence is collected by interviewing witnesses, gathering and analyzing documents, and conducting on-site visits. After completing an investigation, staff drafts a written finding. When appropriate, parties may opt into mediation - a voluntary, confidential process in which a neutral third person(s) facilitates communication between disputing parties to attempt to reach a solution.
MCCR attorneys litigate cases before the Office of Administrative Hearings, and state and federal courts; prosecute subsequent appeals before Commission appeal panels, and state and federal appellate courts; and institute litigation responsibilities, responds to legal inquiries from the public; drafts legislation and regulations; and provides training to MCCR staff and upon request, the public.
Education & Outreach:
MCCR provides services, information, and training support to groups and individuals in Maryland. Some training topics include- Conflict Resolution, Dimensions of Diversity, Disability and Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace, Discrimination Prevention, Religious/Spiritual Awareness at Work, Sexual Harassment Prevention, and Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity at Work.