Espanol

LOCATE: Child Care Service

A service of the Maryland Family Network, LOCATE enables families to find daycare either by telephone or online. LOCATE can also be used to find programs specifically geared toward children with special needs or Spanish speaking families. If you want to use LOCATE online, you have to register, but it is a quick and easy process. Once you have registered and gotten your user name and password, you are then able to find child care based on location, the age of your child, the kind of care you want and the drop-off and pick-up times.

Adult Education, Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Training at Chesapeake College

410-827-5835

P. O. Box 8, Wye Mills, MD 21679

Chesapeake College provides adult education programs to residents in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties. Classes include English as a Second Language, Adult Basic Education and GED® Test Preparation classes. Students wishing to enroll in classes must first attend a registration session. During registration the student’s current skill level will be evaluated for the proper class placement. The registration schedule can be found by calling the hotline numbers or on the calendars on the website.

For registration and further information on ABE/GED classes, students can contact Danielle Thomas at ged@chesapeake.edu or 410-829-6043 (text).For ESL classes, contact Karen Luceti at esl@chesapeake.edu or 410-443-1163 (text). For NEDP program, contact us via email at NEDP@chesapeake.edu.

OUR NEW VIRTUAL CLASSES ARE HERE!Make an Appointment to Register Now!¡Aquí están nuestras nuevas clases virtuales!Summer Session starts July 6, 2020!¡La sesión de verano comienza el 6 de julio de 2020!Haga una cita para registrarse ahora!Improve your English-speaking skills, your reading, writing, math and employability skills, and/or study to earn your Maryland High School Diploma.Mejora tus habilidades para hablar en inglés, para leer y escribir, en matemáticas, y la posibilidad de conseguir un empleo, y o estudia para obtener tu Diploma de High School de Maryland.All from the comfort of your own home!¡Todo desde la comodidad de tu hogar!You can study through text messaging, WhatsApp, FaceBook, and other platforms that work for you.Puedes estudiar a través de mensajes de texto, WhatsApp, FaceBook y otras plataformas que puedan funcionar para ti.So, whether you have a flip phone, a smart phone, an iPad, tablet, laptop, desktop, or other device, and access to the Internet,*We can help you go on to college, training, and better jobs!Entonces, ya sea que tengas un teléfono plegable, un teléfono inteligente, un iPad, tableta, computadora portátil u otro dispositivo, y acceso a Internet, *¡podemos ayudarte a continuar tus estudios enla universidad, capacitarte y mejorar tus trabajos!For more information, contact:Para más información, contáctenos a través de:GED@chesapeake.edu or ESL@chesapeake.edu*For help obtaining a device and/or Internet access, go to http://www.everyoneon.orgWIFI can be accessed from the parking lot of your local library, the Wye Mills campus, and the Cambridge Center. Also, many retailers offer free WIFI for customers.*Para obtener ayuda para conseguir un dispositivo y / o acceso a Internet, vaya a http://www.everyoneon.orgSe puede acceder a WIFI desde el estacionamiento de su biblioteca local, el campus de Wye Mills y el Centro de Cambridge. Además, muchas tiendas ofrecen WIFI gratuito a los clientes.For assistance in Spanish call 410-827-5929

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Eligibility

English As a Second Language classes are available to all adults whose native language is other than English. Classes provide instruction in English language skills to non-English or limited English proficient adults and are offered at multiple levels from beginning to advanced Adult Basic Education and GED® Test Preparation classes are available to individuals we are at least 16 years of age and who are not a high school graduate or currently attending high school. Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes include instruction for learners at beginning and intermediate levels. GED® Test Preparation classes are for those who are in the final stages of preparing to take the GED® Test. Individuals must be a resident of the State of Maryland for at least 3 months to be eligible to take the GED® Test. The External Diploma Program (NEDP) is for individuals age 18 or older, who are not enrolled in regular high school and can demonstrate essential academic competencies and life skills. NEDP provides a unique way for adults to earn a Maryland high school diploma. Participants demonstrate high school level skills by applying work, family and community life experiences in real life situations. This is not a class-attendance based program. The program structure is self-paced and offers flexibility for busy adults. Individuals meet regularly with an NEDP advisor and assessor. NEDP is a computer- based program. A one-time $150 fee is assessed for NEDP.

Fees

No fees for classes. Classes are supported by grant funding from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.

Areas Served

Caroline, Talbot, Dorchester, Kent, and Queen Anne’s Counties

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+

Immaculate Conception Parish

410-482-7687

410-482-7253

P.O. Box 399, Marydel, MD 21649

Go the to church website to view the Mass schedule in English and Spanish. Religious education classes available for children and adults.

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Hours of Operation

Mon, Tues, Thurs. 9:30 AM-5 PM, Fri 9:30 AM-12 PM

Area

Marydel

For All Seasons, Inc.

410-822-1018

410-479-0067

300 Talbot Street, Ste. 205 & 207, Easton, MD 21601

For All Seasons, Inc., strives to provide the highest level of comprehensive and integrated therapy, advocacy, and psychiatric care in a safe environment where English and Spanish speaking individuals, families and groups who have entrusted us with their care can be empowered and nurtured on their journey to wellness.

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Service

For All Seasons, Inc., offers a full continuum of trauma certified mental health, psychiatric, rape crisis, advocacy, and case management services, to English and Spanish speaking children, adolescents and adults across the 5 counties of the Mid-Shore, regardless of one’s ability to pay. FAS also provides 24/7 Spanish and English rape crisis hotlines and responds to local emergency rooms and law enforcement agencies for victims of sexual assault, trauma and abuse. We have a counseling office at 114 Market Street, Denton, and the phone number is 410-822-1018. English hotline: 1-800-310-7273. Para Espanol, Llamada/Texto: 410-829-6143.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-4:30pm. M-F evenings and Saturdays by appointment only.

Fees

Vary. Many major insurances are accepted, including Medical Assistance. There is a sliding scale for those without insurance and a waiver of fees for certain qualified individuals.

Areas Served

Caroline, Talbot, Dorchester, Kent, and Queen Anne’s Counties

Spanish Language Interpreter Maria D’Arcy

410-200-6720 (cell)

Translates and interprets Spanish.

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Fees

$40.00 per page.

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence

410-690-3222 or 1-800-927-4673 (24-hour hotline)

8626 Brooks Drive, Easton, MD 21601

To eliminate domestic violence through intervention and prevention by providing shelter, counseling and advocacy to those on the mid shore, and by changing society’s attitudes and systems which permit and promote such violence against women, men, and their families.

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Service

Provides a variety of services to victims of domestic abuse. These include a 24 hour hotline, crisis intervention at hospitals and police stations, counseling and support, a shelter, assistance with legal proceedings, information and referrals, outreach and assistance for Spanish speaking victims, transitional assistance, intervention and prevention to community, and prevention education in the schools. Speakers are available for community education and training. There is an Abuser Intervention Program. Volunteers accepted. Cell phone donations are accepted.

Eligibility

Victims/families involved in domestic violence situations. The Abuser Intervention Program for individuals who display abusive behavior within the family.

Hours of Operation

8:30 – 4:30 & 24-hour hotline

Fees

Services are free for victims.

Areas Served

Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties

Women’s Law Center of Maryland

410-321-8761

410-321-0462

305 West Chesapeake Ave, Suite 201, Towson, MD 21204

The mission of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland is to serve as a leading voice for justice and fairness for women by advocating for the protection and expansion of women’s legal rights through legal assistance to individuals and strategic initiatives to achieve systemic change.

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Service

Through its family law programs, the Women’s Law Center provides individuals with information and legal assistance in family law cases.Protection Order Advocacy and Representation Project (POARP)If you are a victim of domestic violence seeking representation in a protective order hearing in one of the following jurisdictions, please email admin@wlcmd.org or call the number listed:Baltimore City – 410-783-0377Baltimore County – 410-887-3162Carroll County – 410-386-2440Multi-Ethnic Domestic Violence Project (MEDOVI)If you are foreign-born victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, or human trafficking, and need an attorney to help you obtain legal immigration status, please call 410-396-3294 or email admin@wlcmd.orgHotlinesEmployment Law Hotline – 1-877-422-9500Family Law Hotline – 1-800-845-8550Additional ProjectsJudicare – 410-321-8761Limited Scope Representation Project – 410-321-8761To make a contribution, please donate online, call 410-321-8761 or email admin@wlcmd.org.

Alternative Directions

410-889-5072

Alternative Directions Inc. (ADI) provides three primary services: a pro se Civil Legal program which assists incarcerated people gain closure to things like child custody, child care support, divorce and expungements, provided they are uncontested and can be assisted to completion through the assistance of paralegals; a case management program for women exiting prison; and a child/youth mentoring program for boys and girls, aged 6-18.The best way to contact them is to visit their website and fill out a contact form.

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Maryland State AIDS HOTLINE

1-800-638-6252

Information on testing and other referrals.Hearing impaired: 1-800-553-3140Hispanic AIDS Hotline: (301) 949-0945Baltimore only TTY area: (410) 333-2437

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Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm