Dorchester Resources for Children
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore
Executive Director: Jessica Mimms – email@example.com
Provides children facing adversity with enrichment and a strong, professionally supported one-to-one relationship that will change his or her life for the better, forever. Programs inspire children to stay in school and to avoid drugs and other risky behaviors, while giving them the tools necessary to succeed and have a better and brighter future.
Del-Mar-Va Council, Boy Scouts of America
Chief Development & Strategy Officer: Justin Rodstrom – firstname.lastname@example.org
Educational, recreational and leadership programs for boys ages 6-17. Programs emphasize character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness.
Delmarva Discovery Center
Executive Director: Jennifer Merritt – Jen@Delmarvadiscoverycenter.org
Museum interpreting the natural and cultural heritage of Delmarva through exhibits and educational programs for adults and children.
Easterseals DE & MD Eastern Shore
Executive Director: Ken Sklenar – Email: email@example.com
Website: Easterseals Salisbury Office
Physical, occupational, and speech therapy for children with special needs, as well as a specialized summer and respite camps(Camp Fairlee, Chestertown).
Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay
Local Director: Denise Eberspeaker – firstname.lastname@example.org
Girl Scouts provides leadership development to girls in grades K-12th. We continue to provide girls with girl-led, girl-only programming in the core areas of STEM, Outdoors, Life Skills, and Entrepreneurship. Additionally, we are emphasizing three areas that are critical to girls’ success right now: supporting girls’ mental health, mitigating learning loss, and helping girls reflect the values of justice and fairness.
One Year to Empowerment
Executive Director: Dr. Samantha Scott – email@example.com
Mentoring and enrichment program, active primarily during the school year, for middle & high school girls, offering monthly activities, volunteering and more to empower girls and build self-esteem for healthy, balanced lives.
Salisbury Urban Ministries
Youth and family outreach, including the Kids’ Café after school & summer program, God’s Kitchen soup kitchen, Lazarus Food Pantry, Prescription assistance and Saturday Mens’ Welcome Center for homeless men.
YMCA of the Chesapeake
Executive Director: Deanna Harrell – firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides recreation, physical fitness, and wellness programs for all ages. Provides indoor and outdoor swimming, with a warm water pool. Includes facilities in Salisbury, Pocomoke City, and Cambridge. Provides financial assistance to ensure no one is turned away due to financial circumstances. Offers LiveSTRONG program to support individuals with cancer and Enhance Fitness, a community based senior fitness and arthritis management program to help participants become more active, energized and empowered.
Dorchester County Judy Center
Address: Sandy Hill Elementary School, 1405 Glasgow Street,Cambridge, MD 21613
Phone: 410 221-5268
Coordinator: Dr. Emma Pinkett
The Judy Center applies an integrated approach, promoting school readiness through early childhood care and education as well as family support and health programs.
For All Seasons
Address: 208 Cedar St., Cambridge, MD
24-Hr Hotline: 800 310-7273 or 410 820 5600
President: Beth Anne Langrell – email@example.com
See website for contact information for offices in Easton, Chestertown, Denton, Stevensville and Tilghman.
Mission: To provide therapy, advocacy, education, and psychiatric care in a safe environment that nurtures wellness.
For All Seasons is behavioral health & rape crisis center, empowering individuals and families on their journey to wellness. Services include individual and group therapy, general, child and adolescent therapy, marriage and couples’ counseling, grief counseling, school-based mental health therapy, urgent care services, rape crisis response, rape crisis counseling and support, 24-Hour English and Spanish Hotlines, and education and outreach programming.Therapists use interpreters to provide services to Spanish speaking individuals and families.
Lower Shore Clinic, Inc.
Phone: 410 341-3420
Address: 716 North Division St,. Salisbury, MD 21801
In 2000, the Lower Shore Clinic was created to provide outpatient mental health clinic services. In 2011, the Assertive Community Treatment team was added to provide mobile treatment to members who are having difficulty using office based services. In 2012, Primary Care was added as a service to all members and citizens of the Lower Shore Counties. With an on site pharmacy and lab for blood work, this integrated model of care provides services to over 2500 citizens of Wicomico, Dorchester, Somerset, and Worcester Counties. As of 2016, Go-Getters Inc. is a subsidiary of the Lower Shore Clinic, Inc.