Worcester 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: Stacey Weisner – email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 – email@example.com
Educational, recreational, and leadership programs for girls ages 5-17. Emphasis on character development, self-esteem, and responsibility.
Salisbury Urban Ministries
Executive Director: Debbie Donaway – firstname.lastname@example.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
Executive Director: Capts. Matthew & Christina Trantham – email@example.com
Emergency assistance for those in crisis, food pantry, youth centers, sports and recreational programs, after school and tutoring programs, and senior citizen social activities. Youth served in Salisbury (2 locations) and Crisfield.
Worcester County GOLD
Executive Director: Sandy Sipes – WorcesterCountyGOLD@gmail.com
Provides emergency financial assistance for Worcester County residents including rental and utility assistance, food, clothing, and other essential needs. Holds annual school supply and holiday gift programs for children.
Worcester Youth & Family Counseling
Executive Director: Steven Taylor – 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; Family Connections resource center.
YMCA of the Chesapeake
Executive Director: Deanna Harrell – email@example.com
Provides recreation, physical fitness, and wellness programs for all ages. Includes facilities in Salisbury, Pocomoke City, and Cambridge. Offers LiveSTRONG program to support individuals with cancer.
Worcester Judy Center Program
Address: 515 Coulbourne Lane, Snow Hill, MD 21863
Phone: 410 632-5224
Family Service Coordinator: Gray Jack
The Judy Center at Snow Hill & Pocomoke Elementary Schools supports families to assure school readiness for all PreK & Kindergarten students. The mission of the Judy Center is to provide comprehensive, integrated, full-day, full-year services that promote school readiness for children birth through age five.
Judy Center Services include: PreK & K Family centered service coordination Parent education & family support services. Free Home Education Program for children ages 1-5 Child development programs for infants & toddlers Lending resources for families, child care providers, and teachers Dental & Vision Screenings for PreK & K Professional development opportunities Parent Workshops/Family Nights Adult Education.