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.
Employment services (see Caroline County Career Center), Temporary Cash Assistance, Welfare Avoidance Grants, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children, Child Care Subsidy, Temporary Disability Assistance, Public Assistance to Adults, Food Supplement Program benefits, Medical Assistance, and Long Term Care Medical Assistance. There is a Burial Assistance program that helps qualified families with burial costs for loved ones. There is a Spanish interpreter available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 - 1:00 to assist in completing the application for the Food Supplement Program. Call for application procedure.
Adult program includes site and community based psychiatric rehabilitation services, supported employment, residential, and special support and assistance for those suffering from mental illness as the primary diagnosis. The Youth Program offers community based psychiatric rehabilitative services. Services are offered year round through after school and summer programming. Incorporated in the structured schedule are activities that encourage the youth to develop skills for working in groups and in peer relationships. A referral from a mental health provider is required. We have access to a language line as needed to assist with intakes and paperwork. We also have one staff member who can speak Haitian-Creole in the Youth program.
Chesapeake Center, Inc. will assist individuals with disabilities to reach their potential for independence by pursuing opportunities in housing, employment, natural supports, friendship and community activities.
The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center is open to all community members and provided quality information and referral services for recent immigrants on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. It offers: Health Referrals, Legal Referrals, Education, Family Support, Employment, Immigration, Driver's License, English Classes, Translations, Spanish speaking staff available
DILA offers a variety of services, including employment support, residential support, information and referral and communication resources, for Eastern Shore residents with hearing loss. Above all DILA strives to promote active, independent living among the people we serve. Our Communication Center is equipped with leading-edge telecommunications equipment including a Captioned Telephone (CapTel™) and TTYs (text telephones). The center also offers Video Relay Service (VRS), a technology that enables sign language users to converse in their native language with the person they are calling. Interpreting services and community employment services also provided.
Offers a broad spectrum of support to disabled students and adults, ranging from equipment to vocational training. Can assist with vehicle adaptations to customers based on eligibility and financial need. We also provide independent living services for vision disabled adults over 55.
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
Provides career and job counseling to qualifying veterans, including information on the labor market and jobs and employers in this area, assistance in tailoring skills and abilities to the job market, assistance with Hot Jobs and with the jobs listed locally, help using the Internet to expand your job searches, recommendations for training and education to qualify for better jobs and careers, information on Veteran job programs and training, assistance and instruction in use of the Resource Room facilities, resume preparation and critique, developing jobs for those Vets with barriers to employment, referral information on social service and family support, and links to Department of Veterans Affairs medical and benefits information.