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Maryland Resources

Academic Achievement Award Foundation
Offit, Kurman, Yumkas & Denick, P.A.
8 Park Center Court, Suite 200
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
Phone: 443-738-1500
Fax: 443-738-1535

Stout, Causey & Horning, P.A.
11311 McCormick Road, suite 400
Hunt Valley, Maryland 210
Phone: 410-403-1500
Fax: 410-403-1570

A school based non-profit that provides incentives to students for their academic achievement and to provide support to their caregivers and teachers.

Community Conferencing Center
2300 N. Charles Street, Second Floor
Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone: 410-889-7400
Fax: 410-889-0944

Helps neighborhoods, schools, government agencies, faith communities, and families uncover their natural wisdom for responding to destructive behavior in constructive ways, and to build connections that serve the well-being of all.

Family League of Baltimore
2700 N. Charles Street, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone: 410-662-5500
Fax: 410-662-5517

The Family League of Baltimore City is the Local Management Board. Its role is to focus attention and resources on improving the wellbeing of children and families by engaging communities and encouraging public and private partnerships. FLBC maintains an online resource directory of Baltimore service providers.

Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland

Main administrative office:

4623 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21209-4914
Phone: 410-336-1980

A nonprofit, nosectarian agency providing services to vulnerable families and individuals through 23 programs in Central Maryland. We find permanent homes for HIV+ infants; mentor at-risk adolescents; help troubled youths turn their lives around; train teen parents to earn a GED and get a job; help substance abusers stabilize their families with shelter and emergency aid, and support victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse.

FIST Youth Resource Directory
New Light Leadership Coalition
28 Alleghany Avenue, Suite 503
Baltimore, MD 21204
Phone: 410-494-1588
Phone 2: 1-866-NLLC-INC (665-3462)
Fax: 410-494-1517

CItywide Resource Guide for Youth. Provides a listing of youth organizaiton and programs in the city of Baltimore.

Fusion Partnership
1601 Guilford Avenue, 2 South
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-889-4700
Fax: 410-889-47010

A note for profit orgranizaitons that serves as a catalyst for justice and peace through school and youth projects including: Building relationships and understanding to create a safe, respectful, accepting, and peaceful environment to enhance academic achievement; educating staff and students on issues of multicultural understanding and diversity; and building leadership among students to sustaing and carry forward the goals of a peaceful and accepting enviornment which honors diversity.

Help Increase the Peace Program (HIPP)
Kathryn Liss
HIPP Network Coordinator
4806 York Road

Baltimore, MD 21212
Phone: 443-904-3002
Fax: 410-323-9272

Teachers conflict resoultuion skills, builds community, and empowers youth to lead both as faciliatators of the program and as a social change activists. Used in schools, after-school programs, detention facilities and church youth groups.

Maryland Association Resources for Family and Youth (MARFY)
1517 S. Ritchie Highway, Suite 102
Arnold, MD 21012
Phone: 410-974-4901
Fax: 410-757-9530

Member organization provide services to children and yoth who need special care, treatment, education, and training. Maryland Blueprints Committee designed this manual to be a helpful, easy-to-follow guide for community planning groups. It contains information about effective prevention programs that have been shown by research to reduce/prevent substance use/abuse, crime, delinquency, and/or antisocial behavior. The guidelines are provided to help planning groups select prevention programs based on their individual goals and objectives.

Maryland Leadership Workshop (MLW)
P.O. Box 83846
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20883-3846
Phone: 301-527-8222
Fax: 301-670-1407

MLW offers three week-long residential programs each summer, as well as community outreach programs during the school year. These programs are designed to allow students to learn about and build upon a wide range of leadership skills, and come away with the knowleged and confidence to apply these skills in their schools and communities. Three summer programs are available: Middle School Experience in Leadership (MSEL), Senior High Workshop ( SHW), and Advanced Leadership Seminar (ALS).

The Maryland Mentoring Partnership
517 North Charles Street, Suite 200
Blatimore, MD 21201
Phone: 1-800-741-2687
Phone 2: 410-685-3816 (local)
Fax: 410-752-5016

MMP works to increase the number of Maryland youth in quality mentoring relationships with caring adults for the purpose of enhancing academic and career options, raising self-esteem and empowering youth toward self-sufficiency.

Mayor's Office of Employment Development
Yo! Administration:
Ernest Dorsey, director
101 W. 24th Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone: 410-396-6722

Yo! Westside:
Kerry Owings, manager
1510 W. Layfayette Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
Phone: 410-545-6950

Yo! Eastside:
Ms. Louis Mitchell, manager
1212 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21213
Phone: 410-732-2661

Yo Baltimore's mission is to increase employment and raise high school completion rates, as well as improve the long-term economic well-being of youth living in Baltimore's Empowerment Zone communities.

New Light Leadership Coalition
28 Alleghany Avenue, Suite 503
Baltimore, MD 21204
Phone: 410-494-1588
Phone 2: 1-866-NLLC-INC (665-3462)
Fax: 410-494-1517

NLLC is a youth-governed organization that provides leadership training and an annual leadership conference for youth ages 16-25, and aids in the development of partnerships among youth organziaitons to create systematic change. Empowers youth though a holistic, peer-centered approach to leadership development.

S2W, Inc.
1201 Noyes Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 410-562-1008

Educate, empower and enable young women drivers to ensure their safety.

Wicomico Mentoring Project
P.O. Box 1538
Salisbury, MD 21802
Phone: 410-667-4586

A school-based, one-on-one mentoring program that provides community volunteer mentors for public school children, grades one through twelve, who are at risk of educational failure due to academics, socialization, or emotional factors. Mentors meet with students during the school day, in school, for one hours a week for the school year. Students show improvement in GPAs, attendence and behaviors.

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