Wellness Made Easy

Wicomico 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).

Eleven 21 Inc. – EPOCH Dream Center

Phone: 443-783-3683

Executive Director: JoAnn Blackmon – joann@epochdreamcenter.com

Administrative Dir: Elisabeth Murphy – elisabeth@epochdreamcenter.com

Website: www.epochdreamcenter.com

After-school and summer enrichment programs for K-12 youth serving the Hebron community.

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.

Horizons Salisbury

Phone: 410-572-4046

Executive Director: Joe Laque – jlaque@horizonssalisbury.org

Website: www.horizonssalisbury.org

Year round academic enrichment program for at-risk children. Program includes year round tutoring and mentoring, as well as a summer enrichment camp for youth K – 8 grade in Wicomico County.

Salisbury Urban Ministries

Phone: 410-749-1563

Email: sbyurbanministries@gmail.com

Website: www.sbyurbanministries.org

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.

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.

Wicomico County Library

Phone: 410-749-3612

Head Administrator: Cheryl Nardiello – cheryln@wicomico.org 

Website: http://www.wicomicolibraries.org

Provides information services including library materials, free internet access, programs and classes for all ages, and public meeting space. Offers Project READ, an adult literacy program.

Worcester Youth & Family Counseling

Phone: 410-641-4598

Executive Director: Jennifer Leggour  – jleggour@gowoyo.org

Website: www.gowoyo.org

Professional counseling services at subsidized costs for individuals, couples, and families; Court

Appointed Special Advocate; SAGES /SABERS youth program for middle schoolers; Youth Mentoring Program. 

YMCA of the Chesapeake

Phone: 410-749-0101

Executive Director:  Deanna Harrell – dharrell@ymcachesapeake.org

Website: www.ymcachesapeake.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. 

Wicomico Judy Center

Address: Beaver Run Elementary School, 31481 Old Ocean City Rd, Salisbury, MD 21804, Phone: 410 677-5101 & Pemberton Elementary School, 1300 Pemberton Dr, Salisbury, MD 21801, Phone: 410 677-5809

Website: https://sites.google.com/wcboe.org/wicomico-judy-center/home

Coordinator: Trina Tilghman

The mission of the Judy Centers is to provide comprehensive, integrated, full-day, full-year services that promote school readiness for children birth through age five. The Judy Centers’ purpose is to ensure school readiness for all students entering school.

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