Assistance

Chesapeake Center Inc

410-822-4122

410-822-4184

P.O. Box 1906, Easton, MD 21601

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.

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Eligibility

Eligibility completed by DDA Community coordinator of services at county Health Department

Hours of Operation

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Fees

Contribution of care required for residential services

Ages Served

Talbot, Caroline, Queen Anne and Dorchester

Channel Marker, Inc.

410-822-4619

410-820-0124

508 Kerr Avenue, Denton, MD 21629

To provide prevention and support services to individuals, their families, and the community to maximize the mental health potential of all.

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Service

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.

Eligibility

Primary diagnosis of mental illness.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Fees

Vary according to program. Medical assistance accepted.

Areas Served

Caroline County, Talbot and Dorchester Counties

Ages Served

School-Aged Youth 5-18 & Adults 18+

CASA of Caroline, Inc.

410-479-8301

410-479-8302

114 Market Street, Suite 100, Denton, MD 21629

To speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children who are involved in the juvenile courts.

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Service

Court Appointed Special Advocates are trained adult volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system. The CASA volunteer works with the child, his/her family, teachers, the social worker, and the attorney to ensure that a safe and permanent home is secured for the child in the shortest time possible.

Eligibility

Must be 21 or older. Pass a state and federal criminal background check and MVA record check

Hours of Operation

Mon, Tues, Thurs: 9 AM-4:30 PM Wed & Fri: by appointment

Fees

None

Areas Served

Caroline County

Ages Served

Birth-age 18

Caroline Soil Conservation District

410-479-1202 x3

9194 Legion Road, Denton, MD 21629

Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the Caroline Soil Conservation District serves a predominately agricultural region.The district works hand in hand with farmers and landowners to implement Soil Conservation andWater Quality Plans (SCWQP)

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Service

Provides technical and financial assistance to landowners to implement soil conservation and water quality measures at the local level. Technical assistance is provided through the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Maryland Dept. of Agriculture. Sponsors a coloring contest every year for students.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8 AM-4:30 PM

Areas Served

Caroline County

Denton Senior Center

410-479-2535

410-479-2535

403 South Seventh Street, Denton, MD 21629

The Center provide a pleasant environment where older adults can socialize and participate in group activities, including recreation; education; physical fitness; arts and crafts; holiday events, outings, fun and games. Lunch is available daily for a small donation. Denton Senior Center has computers with Internet access and offers Senior specific legal advice thru monthly appointments with Mid Shore Pro Bono. MAP/SHIP/SMP provides information and assistance about Medicare and Medicare Savings programs, Social Security, Housing and Utility assistance information, Senior Care, In Home Care and much more. Please call for more information.

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Eligibility

Must be aged 60 or older. To qualify for the Meals On Wheels program, you must also be homebound and meet the requirements of the assessment scale.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8 AM-3 PM

Fees

Fees apply for some trips

Areas Served

Caroline County

Caroline Human Services Council

410-479-4446 or 410-310-5661

410-479-4617

317 Carter Ave, Suite 101, Denton, MD 21629

Serves as Caroline County’s Local Management Board. The purpose is to develop and promote a caring environment that provides efficient and effective services to citizens of the county by working in partnership with public and private individuals, agencies, and organizations. The Council focuses on four result areas: Babies Born Healthy, School Success, Safety, and Healthy Children.

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Service

To continually assess the needs and identify gaps in services to children, youth and families; to develop and enhance communication between agencies and organizations that serve families and children; to plan, coordinate, and evaluate programs and services that benefit children and families; to secure, distribute, and monitor public/private funding for the benefit of children and families; to provide information to the public on the status of services for children and families.Please note, the Caroline County Local Management Board is not a provider of services.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

Denton Lions Club

P.O. Box 124, Denton, MD 21629

Since 1917, Lions have served the world’s population through hard work and commitment to make a difference in the lives of people everywhere. Lions are recognized worldwide for their service to the blind and visually impaired.

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Service

Donates money for those that need eyeglasses. Applications for assistance purchasing eyeglasses available at the Department of Social Services. Contributes money to seeing-eye dog school, Leader Dog, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Clinic, local schools, soccer teams, Girls and Boys State. Offer two $1000 scholarship to a graduating senior of NCHS. Meetings are the 1st and 3rd Mondays at 6:29 PM at the Denton Club House on Butler Dr. and Maryland Ave.

Eligibility

Can be invited to join or may inquire about membership. Must be 18 years old.

Fees

$250 per year- includes meals

Deaf Independent Living Association, Inc.

410-742-5052 (V/TTY) & 443-365-2645 Videophone

410-543-4874

To promote access to the services and resources for the Eastern Shore residents who are deaf or hard of hearing and provide opportunities for full participation in all aspects of community life

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Service

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.

Eligibility

Deaf and hard-of-hearing adults, 21 or older

Hours of Operation

Monday- Friday, 9am-5pm

Fees

Fees vary, based on services

Areas Served

9 counties of the Eastern Shore of Maryland

Ages Served

Adults, 21 or older

Crossroads Community Inc.

410-758-3050

410-758-1223

Crossroads Community, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to teach skills and access resources that empower people with behavioral health needs to live satisfying and productive lives.

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Service

Psychiatric Rehabilitation for adults and children, Residential Rehabilitation for adults, Vocation services for adults, Respite services for children, Case Management services for adults, outreach to homeless individuals with mental health diagnoses.

Eligibility

Those applying for services must meet specific medical necessity criteria as designated by Maryland’s Behavioral Health Administration.

Areas Served

Caroline, Talbot, Dorchester, Kent & Queen Anne Counties

Credit Bureaus

1-877-322-8228

P. O. Box 105281, Atlanta, MD 30348-5281

You may request your free annual credit report online, via phone or by mail. You do not need to order your credit report from each credit reporting company at the same time and may decide to request the three credit reports at different times throughout the year. You can ask for your free annual credit report from https://www.AnnualCreditReport.com. Make sure you are on this site before ordering your report. This is the official site, authorized by the Federal government, for you to get your free reports. You usually can get your report immediately by ordering it online after you have verified your identity through an authentication process. You can also call 1-877-322-8228. You will go through a verification process over the phone. Your credit report will be mailed to you within 15 days. To submit your form by mail, download the request form https://www.annualcreditreport.com/manualRequestForm.action (You need an Adobe viewer to view the requested form. Download the free Adobe viewer) Print and complete the form. Mail the completed form to: Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281. Your credit report will be mailed to you within 15 days. Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery of telephone and mailed requests.

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