National research has shown that positive relationships between Littles and Bigs have a direct and measurable impact on children's lives. By participating in our programs, Little Brothers and Sisters are more confident in their schoolwork performance and able to get along better with their families.
What can you do to help? Make a donation. Mentor a child. Start a program. Call us or email us to find out how!
Free, confidential services include self-administered pregnancy tests, prenatal and parenting classes, adoption information, post abortion support, mentoring, and referrals to community services. There is also an abstinence program that helps teens and adults make the right choices about friends, dating, and future goals. Fathers are welcome to participate in several of the programs. Heart to Heart mentoring now takes place by scheduled appointments with each woman's mentor at both person's availability. Volunteers accepted. Hotline is open 24 hours 1-800-848-5683.
Family navigators can provide information, referral and linkage to appropriate services for your child, one-to-one support and advocacy for your family, guidance in completing forms and applications for services, support at meetings related to your child when possible, education on laws, policies and procedures to access services for your child, workshops to inform you and other families on services and ways to effectively advocate for your child. Family Navigators also work in partnership with local agencies and participate on planning and advisory boards to provide a family perspective on policies and programs for children with special needs. Navigators make every effort to involve many families in leadership roles in their community.
Provides free in person assistance for navigating the Maryland Healthcare Exchange during the open enrollment dates - November 1 - January 31. They can help you compare plans or review or renew a plan you already have.
To redirect young men and women in a new and better life, to give them hope and vision, to break the bounds of poverty, discouragement, low self-esteem, and to avoid some of the pitfalls of life. To assist in any way possible to build strong, dependable, committed loving men and women with strong character and integrity.
To seek to augment and strengthen the moral, spiritual, and educational health and betterment of minority youth in our rural community, by exposing our young people to uplifting influences, opportunities, and activities, with a goal to inspire and empower them to become educated, solid citizens as they grow into maturity and assume a role in society.