For Coronavirus / Covid19 Information, please check the Caroline County Government Covid-19 Response Page. Please note that there are currently many malicious websites providing misinformation about this rapidly changing situation. This is the official Caroline County Emergency Operations Center website.
All library locations are closed through March 28, in cooperation with the county’s effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Our current plan is to reopen on Monday, March 30.
All Library events and meetings are cancelled while we are closed.
Please keep your library materials, including hotpot devices, until after we reopen.
Library meeting rooms will not be available during this period. All scheduled meetings and appointments will be rescheduled when we reopen.
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.
Mr. and Mrs. Claus available year-round for home visits, business parties, promotional events, and retail holiday support. Elves available upon request. Special rate for veterans and charities, call early for weekends in December, we book fast!
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.
Housed at the Talbot Co. Chamber of Commerce. Provides free, confidential counseling by experienced business executives volunteering their time to help current and prospective small business owners develop effective business plans and create strategies for business growth.
The Scouts of America is the Delmarva Peninsula's foremost youth program of character development and values based leadership training. In the future Scouting will continue to: Offer young people responsible fun and adventure; Instill in young people lifetime values and develop in them ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath & Law; Train young people in citizenship, service, and leadership; Serve America's communities and families with its quality, values-based program.
The Maryland Senior Legal Helpline is a free telephone hotline for people living in Maryland, aged 60 years or older. Attorneys who staff the helpline provide brief legal advice to callers or give callers a referral to another legal resource or an appropriate public or private agency. By providing these services over the telephone, seniors can get help for their legal problems without having to leave their homes.
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.
SOAR is a national program designed to increase access to Social Security Insurance (SSI)/ Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) for adults who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder. Local agencies that have SOAR trained staff include Alliance, Chesapeake Voyagers, Crossroads Community, Community Behavioral Health, Mid Shore Behavioral Health, the Neighborhood Service Center, St. James Zion Church. Please call for more information.
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.