Access to referral forms, volunteer application and financial hardship application
Making a clear path of transitioning home. Any individual who is currently serving time MUST have an anticipated release date, judiciary hearing (8-505/07, post conviction, parole, second look act/new laws within six (6) months to receive NSNS services. All documentation will be reviewed and coordinated via legal representation, Department of Corrections case manager, commissioners, reentry navigator(s) authorized family/friend appointed. We appear in court, we generate sustainable home plans:
Letters of Support, Family Support, Community Support while aligning pertinent resources to present sound reasoning when acclimating home from prison. * This includes mental health services.
The promotion of health behavior change by utilizing a comprehensive nutrition education, and overweight/obese workshops and assessments for individual and group sessions that focus on substance use disorders; addiction and treatment; and the ways that adults, children and adolescents struggle with these disorders. In addition, explore the family dynamics of addiction, as well as the methods that may halt destructive behavior and prevent relapse. * This includes community onsite or offsite resources with healthcare facilities.
We organize and confidentially schedule a review of required documents to obtain valid identification, Birth Certificate, Medical insurance and Social Security Card.
Our computer lab is open (by appointment only) to apply online for Department of Human Services and Social Security benefits: unemployment, TCA, food stamps, child support, disability, and medical benefits. We have a direct outreach coordinate to assist with insurance blocks, emergency assistance, lost EBT card, and other unrelated services.
GED and Highschool Diploma Program Services.
These classes help students who do not have their high school diploma improve their basic adult education skills – reading, writing and math – that are needed to prepare for and successfully pass the GED exam and earn their high school diploma.
Youth can attend Words Matter & Financial Literacy courses with community partner. Also 1:1 sessions for grade improvement, test prep and more.
Raising the level of skill, knowledge, and versatility to increase and sharpen the job performance. The training refers to the process of increasing the knowledge, skill, attitude, abilities, aptitude, to attract potentials employers. The training ensures better performance of the job.
Grooming and community closet is ready to be used.
Placement of housing needs, transitional, shelters, halfway housing, kinder and rental and homebuying housing, all to avoid homelessness.
Emergency Hardship Grant Assistance available for security deposits, evictions and emergency medication management. *restrictions apply
The curriculum covers three core personal financial management topics use educational materials developed by experts in personal finance. The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave (Proverbs 22:7) The financial well-being and are impacted externally by basic education as well as regulation, policy and protection.
The Maryland General Assembly in April 2021 enacted the Juvenile Restoration Act (JRA). This Act allows people who have served at least 20 years of a sentence for a crime committed when they were under the age of 18 to file a motion asking the circuit court to reduce their sentence. Please visit: https://www.opd.state.md.us/decarceration-initiative
To request a prison mail out packet to assist with reentry services for anticipated release date, 8505/07/post convictions, parole hearing preparedness and essential home plans. Please call 443-961-5390, to speak to our Program Director.