Offers preschool to children ages 3-4. Union United Methodist Church is the proud home of Union Preschool. Youth Ministry is extremely important to the Union UMC family and as such present many opportunities throughout the year for child and family involvement. You do not need to be a member of Union to participate in any or all of these activities. We would love to have you.
The United Way of Caroline County provides financial support to a broad range of programs and services that promote the quality of life where we live. The United Way supports a variety of County and regional nonprofits that care for the young, old, needy, and those suffering from serious illness.
The United Way does not make direct grants to individuals. All fund are provided through agencies to support their missions.
Agriculture and Natural Resources program includes farm management, pesticide certification, and insect identification. Contact Jim Lewis. In the 4-H Program, youth learn life skills in the area of citizenship, food and nutrition, photography, small animal and livestock care, electricity, wildlife and much more. 4-H also offers resources for school programs & home school programs and has an active teen leadership program. Contact the office for more detail. Family and Consumer Science offers educational programs in the areas of nutrition, safe food handling, and family finances, contact the office for more details. Offers Hunter's Safety course mid-August and mid-September of every year. Visit the website for more detailed descriptions of all the office's programs and services.
Wendi Potter, Administrative Assistant II, 4-H Youth Development, Family and Consumer Science, FSNE
Two Senior Centers in Caroline County provide a pleasant environment where older adults can socialize and participate in group activities, including recreation; education; physical fitness; arts and crafts; holiday events and fun and games. Both Senior Centers have computers with Internet access.Senior information and assistance. Senior Care. Legal assistance, Housing. Public Guardianship.
General meetings are held at the USGS Research Center at 1 p.m. on the second Saturday of the months of January, March, May, September and November.
A forum for exchange is provided at these meetings with a problem solving session devoted to questions and answers from members who are experiencing difficulties in their genealogical research.
The USGS Research Center is open to the public on Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the months of April through December and is open on the second Saturday during the months of January through March. We are closed federal holiday weekends and for inclement weather.
For information about our upcoming events please visit our website. For hours by appointment, please contact Jean Kelly at 410-482-8072.
USTAR is a rural transportation program operated by Upper Shore Aging that serves Kent, Talbot, and Caroline Counties. The program provides for transportation needs of the elderly and disabled persons of the service area, as well as the general public. The program also provides for the transportation needs of Medical Assistance clients, and coordinates services with other social service agencies. Due to the rural nature of the service area, USTAR is a Demand-Response transportation program: clients call a dispatcher and arrange to be picked up from their door. Service is subject to advance scheduling (at least 48 hours' notice), please call for rates. Contact Cary Malkus, Director of General Services at 410-758-6500 for special transportation projects/trips.
Employment and training services available without charge for all job seekers, both adults and youth in job connecting skills workshops every month free and open to the public; skills training vouchers to qualify for for available jobs. Access services through the American Job Centers in each county. The Maryland Workforce Exchange is the job matching system available to all at www.mwejobs.maryland.gov
Melissa Mackey, Director Title I WIOA Training Program Services
Provides subsidized home loans to very low and low income people for new and existing homes. Provides grants to very low income people age 62 or older and one percent interest loans for any very low income person who owns and occupies their home to complete home repairs that are needed to fix hazardous conditions for safety reasons. Applications available by mail, email or in the office.