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Somerset Resources for Children

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore

Phone: 410-543-2447

Executive Director:  Jessica Mimms – jmimms@shorebiglittle.org

Website: www.shorebiglittle.org

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

Phone: 302-622-3300

Chief Development & Strategy Officer:  Justin Rodstrom – justin.rodstrom@scouting.org

Website: www.delmarvacouncil.org 

Educational, recreational and leadership programs for boys ages 6-17.  Programs emphasize character development, citizenship training, and personal fitness.

Delmarva Discovery Center

Phone: 410-957-9933

Executive Director: Jennifer Merritt – Jen@Delmarvadiscoverycenter.org

Website: www.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

Phone: 410-546-2894

Executive Director: Ken Sklenar – Email: ksklenar@esdel.org 

Website: Easterseals Salisbury Office

Physical, occupational, and speech therapy for children with special needs, as well as a specialized summer and respite camp (Camp Fairlee, Chestertown).

Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay

Phone: 1-800-341-4007

Local Director:  Denise Eberspeaker – deberspeaker@cbgsc.org

Website: www.gscb.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.

It Takes a Village to Help Our Children

Phone: 410-968-1062

Executive Director:  Darlene Taylor – ittakesavillage.crisfield@yahoo.com

After-school & summer programs for Somerset County youth.  Includes the Shoreway to College program which introduces youth to college options.

The Salvation Army Lower Eastern Shore

Phone: 410-749-7771

Executive Director:  Capts. Matthew & Christina Trantham – matthew.trantham@uss.salvationarmy.org

Website: https://salvationarmypotomac.org/salisbury/

Youth sports programs, after-school care, and summer camp. Senior citizen social activities and Pickleball Club. Emergency assistance for those in crisis, food pantry, and utility and rental assistance.

Somerset Judy Center

Address & Phone: The Judy Center Princess Anne, 11576 Lankford Street, Princess Anne, MD, 410-651-1275

The Judy Center Crisfield, 281A Woodson School Road, Crisfield, MD, 410 968-1295

Coordinator: Karen Karten

Website: https://www.somerset.k12.md.us/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=294928&type=d&pREC_ID=680488

The Somerset County Judy Center Partnership is a collaboration of local community organizations providing support and resources for young children and their families. The Judy Center’s primary goal is to assist families in Somerset County, ensuring that all children in our community enter school with the skills they need for lifelong learning and success.

Somerset County Public Schools

Address: 7982A Tawes Campus Drive, Westover, MD 21871

Phone: 410 651-1616

Website: https://www.somerset.k12.md.us/

The Dept of Student Services is an integral part of the educational process. The Dept’s primary focus is to remove barriers to student learning & student achievement. Staff address issues through prevention & intervention strategies to help students overcome learning challenges & to achieve higher academic levels. Examples, Youth Suicide Prevention and Stop Bullying, LST (Learning Support Team) which provides support to implement a student success plan. 

The Homeless Alliance for the Lower Shore (HALS) Resource Guide

This guide is created by the Homeless Alliance for the Lower Shore (HALS) and serves as a resource guide for Wicomico, Worcester, and Somerset Counties. Please reference and/or print this PDF for updated information as of August 2021.

HALS Resource Guide Aug. 2021