Chesapeake College provides adult education programs to residents in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties. Classes include English as a Second Language, Adult Basic Education and GED® Test Preparation classes. Students wishing to enroll in classes must first attend a registration session. During registration the student's current skill level will be evaluated for the proper class placement. The registration schedule can be found by calling the hotline numbers or on the calendars on the website. In addition to special registrations held at the beginning of each semester, weekly registrations are held at locations throughout the five county area. In Caroline County registration is held on Wednesdays at 10:00 am at the Caroline County Public Library, 100 Market Street in Denton; and at the Federalsburg Judy Hoyer Center, 323 S. University Ave. in Federalsburg on Thursdays at 1:30 pm and on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:00 pm.
Adult Basic Education & GED Hotline 410-822-5400, ext. 2408 or www.chesapeake.edu/abe for registration dates and locations.
English as a Second Language Hotline 410-822-5400, ext. 2409 or www.chesapeake.edu/esl for ESL registration dates and locations.
For assistance in Spanish, call 410-822-5400 ext. 2488 and leave message
The center offers job readiness training, job skills enhancement, employment referrals, career counseling, case management, resume assistance, special programs and workshops, and assistance making job contacts. Special assistance available to veterans.
The Benedictine School is a year round day and residential school which provides individualized programming with a high staff to student ratio and a multidisciplinary approach. The Adult Program, for ages 21 and over, provides residential and vocational support services and is open all year.
On-site services include parenting education classes and support groups, nutrition classes, developmental screening and education, child care for infants and toddlers while attending center classes, GED, Adult Basic Education, and English as a Second Language classes (Mon.-Thurs. 9:30 AM-12:30 PM & 1-3 PM). A family advocate is assigned to each family to be a case manager and work on their individual needs. Off-site services include home visits by a case manager. The Parents As Teachers program is a family education and support program that includes home visits and group meetings at the center. Call the center for more information or to enroll in any of the programs. Volunteers accepted.
MEDICAL ADULT DAY CARE CENTER - DENTON. Call us at 410-479-8065.
Caring for Senior Citizens needs & helping them live independently in our community. Transportation for Caroline Residents included; others provide their own transport. Sliding scale pricing, Veterans Served and clients physician orders reviewed.
CAROLINE COUNSELING CENTER / ADDICTIONS. Call us at 410-479-1882
Saving Lives by helping all ages from negative effects from drug & alcohol abuse. Vivitrol & Medication Assisted / Walk-In Clinic / Outpatient Treatments, Individual & Group Counseling, Co-Occurring Disorders Therapy, DWI Ed classes, School Based Counseling & Housing referrals.
BEHAVIORAL / MENTAL HEALTH OUTPATIENT CLINIC. Call us at 410-479-3800
Providing a full range of psychiatric services and supportive counseling to individuals, groups, and families. 606 Sunnyside, Ave, Denton.
MIDSHORE WIC. Please call 410-479-8060 to make an appointment.
A supplemental nutrition program for woman, infants and children under 5. Providing nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, referrals to other health and social agencies, and free healthy food. Offices located in Caroline, Talbot, and Dorchester counties.
COMMUNITY MEDICINE / DISEASE PREVENTION. Call us at 410-479-8000.
Immunizations, TB/ STD's, Family Planning Education & Medicine, TB/ STD HIV case management, Nurse of the Day, Children's Medical Services & Insurance MA/MCHP, Lead Poisoning Prevention.
DDA (DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES). Call us at 410-479-8075
Locates and Obtains resources for residents, conducts Assessments/ Life Plans, Transition & Coordinated Community Care for their needs.
TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE - MA PROGRAM. Call us at 410-479-8014
Provides transportation to medical appointments for persons receiving Medical Assistance. Pre-Approval needed before scheduling.
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. Call us at 410-479-8045.
Septic System / BAT Fund, Plat Review, Water Supplies, Food Safety / Inspection; Environmental Health Protections, Property Status Reports, Rabies Clinics / Exposure, Licences.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - PUBLIC HEALTH. Call us at 410-479-8006
Protecting the health and safety of residents during man-made and natural health emergencies.
VITAL RECORDS / BIRTH / DEATH CERTIFICATES. Call us at 410-479-8030.
Records available between 8:30am to 4:00 pm M-F. Call for details.
WELLNESS PROMOTION Call us at 410-479-8080
Tobacco/electronic cigarette prevention & education in schools and community/ Quit smoking classes/ youth tobacco enforcement program
Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screening Program for uninsured and under-insured clients.
Chronic disease prevention programs focusing on the prevention of Diabetes, Stroke, High Blood Pressure and Obesity. All programs at NO COST to the client.
Animal care and control, animal rescue and rehabilitation, enforcement of local animal welfare laws and prosecution of animal cruelty, animal adoption, humane education programs, promoting responsible pet ownership. Spay and neuter program for County residents. Acts as a resource for people finding injured wildlife, such as birds or other animals, who want to know about agencies that provide wildlife rehabilitation. We are always looking for volunteers. Volunteers 14 or older may volunteer without a guardian. 10-14 year olds may volunteer with adult supervision. All volunteers must go through our volunteer orientation which is 9am the second Saturday of the month.
Eligibility: There are eligibility requirements for the spay/neuter program and also for adopting an animal. Visit the website or call the shelter for more information.
Activities at the Transition Center include job skills training, functional academics, self-determination skills training, social skills training, community-based work experiences, travel training, and independent living skills. The program also assists students in identifying career paths and accessing both adult services and community resources.
The Federalsburg Judy Center promotes school readiness through collaboration with community based agencies and organizations and by offering many different early intervention and comprehensive services within the school and center.
• Quality Early Learning Experiences at Early Head Start
• Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Partnership
• Summer Semester for Entering Kindergarten
• Support for ELL Afterschool Kindergarten
• Wrap-around Licensed Child Care through Parntership
• Developmental Screenings and Assessments
• Linkages with Special Education
• Enhanced Parent Education Services
• Parents as Teachers Home Visiting
• Multi-Cultural Resource Center partnership including Spanish speaking staff available
• Parenting for Academic Success
• Group Socializations
• Family Literacy Activities
• Family Centered Coordinated Case Management
Adult Education and Employment Readiness:
• Adult Basic Education and GED preparation
• English as a Second Language
• Job Readiness