Worcester Resources for Youth
Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay
Local Director: Denise Eberspeaker – email@example.com
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
The Salvation Army Lower Eastern Shore
Executive Director: Capts. Matthew & Christina Trantham – email@example.com
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.
Worcester Youth & Family Counseling
Executive Director: Jennifer Leggour – firstname.lastname@example.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.
Worcester County GOLD
Executive Director: Nicholas Cranford Phone
GOLD (Giving Other Lives Dignity) provides emergency financial aid and basic needs items for Worcester County residents with low-income. Services include, rental and utility assistance, emergency food, and items for infants, children, and vulnerable adults. GOLD special programs include, Summer Activities for At-Risk Youth, School Supplies for Students, Thanksgiving Turkey Meals, and Helping Hands for the Holidays.
YMCA of the Chesapeake
Executive Director: Deanna Harrell – email@example.com
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.
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.