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Free Clothing & Necessities In Baltimore, MD

Astt



Contact
431 E Belvedere Ave
Suite 200-201
Baltimore, MD 21212
(410) 464-9006


Description
Offers mental health and social services support to survivors of torture and trauma from all over the world. Donations are also needed and accepted.,

Eligibility
Survivors of torture and war trauma.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5969

Baltimore School Board



Contact
200 E North Ave
Baltimore, MD 21202
(443) 984-2000


Description
OVERVIEW:Offers education to students of all abilities in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade programs in 194 schools. Special projects include school for the arts, gifted and talented programs and Laurence G. Paquin School for parenting and expectant teens. SERVICES:1) SCHOOL LOCATOR: The School Locator can be used to determine your zoned school or school choice options, based on your address. Find a local school.2) ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTERS: Educational programs are offered to middle school students who have been or are in danger of being removed from regular academic programs because of history of disruptive behavior, lack of attendance or other problems. Call 410-396-8600.3) SPECIAL EDUCATION: Appropriate education is provided for children from birth to age 21 who are in need of special services because of cognitive, emotional or physical disabilities. After assessment, students attend special classes or schools for part or all of the school day as needed. Parents of handicapped children in need of services should call "Child Find". (See separate entry under Baltimore City Public Schools, Child Find Office.) Call 410-396-8900.4) ADULT/ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION: Continuing education is provided for persons ages 16 and over. Program includes Adult Basic Education, English as a Second Language, credit classes for high school diploma, external high school diploma program and non-credit courses in vocational/general interest subjects. Classes are held in day and evening centers throughout the city. Call 410-396-8544 for the English as a Second Language program. 5) VOCATIONAL EDUCATION: Skills training is provided for secondary students in general vocational programs in selected high schools and special vocational schools and centers. Call 410-396-8733. 6) HELPING HANDS PROJECT: If a student's family is homeless, the family may be eligible for free transportation, tutoring, school supplies, medical exam, community programs, and workshops on how to help child be successful in school, and referrals for housing. Call Annette White at 443-642-2424.7) HOMELESS CHILDREN: Parents who are homeless should contact their Homeless Education Liaison to assist their child in attaining proper support and education. Call 410-396-8904.8) ATTENDANCE RECORDS: Provides information on the attendance records of Baltimore City public school children. Call 443-984-1714. 9) FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICES: Offers free breakfast/lunch and/or reduced breakfast/lunch to all students in grades pre-k through 12 who qualify. The income guidelines are set by the federal government and have been adopted for school students across the country. 10) SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2012: Has received a grant to provide vouchers for uniforms or clothing, back packs, school supplies, and transportation, if needed, to pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children (and their siblings) in the public school system. For children of other ages call the Helping Hands Project information line: 410-396-8904. These funds have to be spent by August 17, 2012Please refer to Ramona Green, 443-794-3347 0R ramonagreen@comcast.net.Mayor's rally is scheduled for Aug 23, 2012, 3-7PM at 200 East North Street. Obtain free school supplies, and ensure that students' immunizations are up to date (make sure to bring current health records to the rally). For more information, call 443-984-1650, email back2schoolrally@baltimorecity.gov, or visit www.baltimorecityschools.org/backtoschool 11) SUMMER MEALS: Provides free meals to children under 18 at summer school sites. LIST NOT FINALIZED. 12) SUPER SUMMER 2012: CLOSED. Offering several summer learning academies for students in grades K-12 who are in need of reading support. The academies will feature literacy support, art enrichment, field trips and fitness and recreation. Free breakfast, lunch and transportation will also be provided. For more information, go to www.baltimorecityschools.org or call 443-642-6688. To ensure registration, must be registered by June 13. After June 13 registration is limited. For a complete description of each program see the attachment.a. Read to Succeed: The focus of this program is reading. Open to grades K-3, July 2-July 27, Mon-Fri, 8AM-12Noon. Must be below reading level or need support. For more information, go to www.baltimorecityschools.org or call 443-642-6688. 18 sites are available throughout the city. This is a free program. For Baltimore City public school children only. Not available to charter school students.b. Read to Succeed Plus!: The focus of this program is reading. Open to grades K-3, June 25-Aug 3, Mon-Fri, 8AM-4:30PM. Must be below reading level or need support. For more information, go to www.baltimorecityschools.org or call 443-642-6688 for more information. 12 sites are available throughout the city. There is a $60 fee associated with this program. Scholarships are available. For Baltimore City public school children only. Not available to charter school students.c. Exploring Your World: The focus of this program is science. Open to grades K-5, July 2-Aug 3, Mon-Fri, 8AM-12Noon. Must be at or above grade level. For more information, go to www.baltimorecityschools.org or call 443-642-6688. 10 sites are available throughout the city. This is a free program. For Baltimore City public school children only. Not available to charter school students. d. SuperKids Camp: The focus of this program is reading. Open to grades 1-3, June 25-Aug 3, Mon-Fri, 9AM-3PM. For more information, go to www.baltimorecityschools.org or call 443-642-6688. Several sites are available throughout the city. There is a $60 fee associated with this program. Scholarships area available. Open to Baltimore City public school students and charter school students. e. Create the Solution: The focus is math, science and technology. Open to grades 4-7, July 2-Aug 3, 8AM-2:30PM. For more information, go to www.baltimorecityschools.org or call 443-642-6688. 11 sites are available throughout the city. This is a free program. Open to Baltimore City public school students and charter school students. f. Live Spanish!: The focus is Spanish. Open to grades 5-7, July 9-July 20, Mon-Fri, 8AM-3PM. Must be at or above grade level. For more information, go to www.baltimorecityschools.org. This is only available at Western High School-4600 Falls Road 21209. This is a free program. For Baltimore City public school children only. Not available to charter school students.g. Middle School-Retained in Grade Promotion: The focus is grade promotion because the child is set to fail and then repeat the current grade. Open to grades 6-8, July 2-August 3, Mon-Fri, 8AM-2:30PM. For more information, go to www.baltimorecityschools.org or call 443-642-6688. 3 sites available throughout the city. This is a free program. For Baltimore City public school children only. Not available to charter school students.h. High School Credit Recovery: Focus is on credit recovery. Open to grades 9-12, July 2-August 3, Mon-Fri, 8AM-2:30PM. For more information, go to www.baltimorecityschools.org or call 443-642-6688. This is only available at Dunbar Heritage High-1400 New Orleans, 21231and Forest Park High-3701 Eldorado Avenue, 21207.Fee associated per credit ($150 per credit, $488 per credit for charter school students). Fees can be waived. Open to Baltimore City public school students and charter school students.i. AP Preparation: Focus is AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP English, AP Government or AP Spanish. Open to grades 9-12, June 25-Aug 3, Mon-Fri, 9AM-3PM. For more information, go to www.baltimorecityschools.org or call 443-642-6688. This is only located at Digital Harbor High-21230. This is a free program. For Baltimore City public school children only. Not available to charter school students.

Eligibility
Individuals 4 1/2 and older.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5977

Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center



Contact
300 E Madison St
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 545-8122


Description
LAW ENFORCEMENT: Central location for booking and processing arrestees in Baltimore City.The facility is largely a correctional intake facility run by the state of Maryland. Judges assigned here usually hold hearings involving persons recently arrested for crimes and who are being held, pre-trial, in lieu of a certain dollar amount bail. Bail review hearings are held daily with members of the Baltimore City State's Attorney's office and the Office of the Public Defender present.All visitors, to include children, must dress appropriately for visitation.All clothing must cover from the neck to the kneecaps.The following types of clothing are not allowed to be worn:- Tube tops, tank tops, or halter tops- See-through clothing- Mini-skirts, mini-dresses, shorts, skorts, or culottes (at or above the kneecap)- Form-fitting clothes such as leotards, spandex, and leggings- Clothes that expose a person's midriff, side, or back- Tops or dresses that have revealing necklines and/or excessive splits- Coats, jackets, shawls and scarves will be placed in an appropriate area

Hours
Depends on service.

Eligibility
Baltimore City.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5978

Booker T. Washington Middle School



Contact
1301 McCulloh St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-7734


Description
THANKSGIVING 2012:Provides a Thanksgiving day meal to anyone in need, 11AM-4PM. Limited clothing also available. Also accepts donations of clothing, food, shoes, coats, and gloves needed for the holiday program.

Eligibility
Individuals and families in need.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5980

Sharp Dressed Man



Contact
250 W Dickman St
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 528-1799


Description
Provides a set of professional clothes to women living in the Baltimore metro area in search of employment.SERVICES:1) CLOTHING: Provides a professional suit for a client's first interview with a potential employer. Otheroccasionsmay apply (EX: workshopssponsoredbypotentialemployer, trainings by potentialemployer, ect.) Call to learn more.2) PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S GROUP: Offers workshops on leadership skills, self-esteem and work ethics. Will also do follow-ups and provide continued support for the women in their pursuit of employment.3) CAREER CENTER: Works with clients to developcareer goals, resume writing skills and interview techniques.

Hours
Mon & Wed: 6-8PM. Tues, Wed & Thurs: 1-3PM. Open for donations: 3rd Sat of the month, 11AM-1PM.

Eligibility
Women, ages 18 and older, living in Baltimore County or Baltimore City who are seeking employment.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Validated
2019-10-27

SID
5997

Health Care for the Homeless



Contact
421 Fallsway
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 837-5533


Description
A day clinic that provides health-related services, education and advocacy to reduce the incidence of homelessness in Maryland. SERVICES: 1) PRIMARY HEALTH CARE: For chronic health conditions.May also give referrals for specialty cases. 2) HIV SERVICES:Testing, counseling and treatment available. 3) MENTAL HEALTH CARE: Provides psychiatricevaluations, therapy and case management when needed.4) SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES: Offers assessment, referrals, and individual and group counseling. Also offers buprenorphine. 5) CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES: Assistance obtaining benefits, jobs, housing and other basic needs.6) OUTREACH: Provides outreach to shelters, soup kitchens and the streets. 7) CONNECT PROJECT: Intensive case management for HIV+ clients with one secondary illness. 8) CONVALESCENT CARE PROGRAM: Provides temporary shelter placement for those released from prisons or hospitals who are too ill to find shelter or to be accepted to a regular shelter. 9) DENTAL: Can provide free of charge dental care to homeless individuals who arereceivingservices from Healthcare for the Homeless. Children are accepted.10) PRISON OUTREACH: Case managers go to Maryland correctional institutions to refer inmates to Health Care for the Homeless, and other needed care. 11) OUTREACH: Outreach to family shelters; provide social work services, health assessments, diagnoses and treatments, health care referrals and school advocacy. Also helps connect people with primary care providers and other resources in the community. FREDERICK & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES: Although service is not limited to persons residing within any specific geographical area, it may be more convenient for persons in Frederick County to visit the Frederick Community Action Agency, 301-694-1506, and persons in Montgomery County to go to the Community Clinic, Inc., 301-340-9666 or Mobile Medical Care, Inc. 301-460-3535. These locations are affiliated with Health Care For The Homeless and provide free health care services. DONATIONS: Medical supplies, men's clothing, toiletries and pre-packaged food are needed.

Hours
Sat, 8:30AM-Noon (Women only), 1-5PM.

Eligibility
18 and older who are experiencing homelessness or persons without permanent housing.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
6005

Helping Other People Through



Contact
2828 Loch Raven Rd
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 327-5830


Description
OVERVIEW:Consumer run drop-in center providing groups, education and HIV awareness. Drop-in center for adults diagnosed with mental illnesses. SERVICES: 1) GROUPS: Offers groups for dual diagnosed individuals, men and women groups dealing with issuesrelated to substance use, treatment for mental illness and HIV, self-esteem, hygiene, and other related issues for elevating esteem and getting connected to community and social support systems. 2) EDUCATION: Providesresourceson various mental disorders, organizes a yearly health fair andrecruits informational guest speakers, knowledgeable in pertinent areas to the population. 3) HIV SERVICES: Offers on-site monthly HIV counseling and testing, every 3rd Wed of the month. 4) DROP-IN: Provides amenities such as showers, laundry, snacks, mail boxes and internet access. Also accepts donations of clothing.5) DRESS FOR SUCCESS: Prepares men and women of all ages to get back into the work force. Offers a makeover from head to toe including whatever services the individual may need such as haircut, business attire, resume help and mock interviews. Contact Lateesha Stevens at the agency or by emailing her at LateeshaHelps@gmail.com.6) SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2012: Aug 18, 12Noon-3PM. 2828 Loch Raven Boulevard, 21218. For Baltimore City children 5-10.

Eligibility
Homeless individuals with mental illnesses.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
6006

Helping Up Mission



Contact
1029 E Baltimore St
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 675-7500


Description
Provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, and a learning center for homeless men. Also sponsors a summer camp. SERVICES: 1) EMERGENCY OVERNIGHT SERVICES: Provides overnight shelter, 48beds, shower, clothing, two meals and a non-denominational church service for one night. Opens at 3PM every day and accepts walk-in clients until 6PM on a first-come, first-served basis. Clients must leave by 6AM the next morning. Clients are allowed one night of free shelter and are then charged $3 per night for additional days. 2) TRANSITIONAL HOUSING: Provides the Spiritual Recovery Program, which offers free room and board to eligible men willing to commit a year to spiritual recovery from issues that led them to homelessness. Applicants must complete an intake application and undergo a pre-screen interview with the Program Manager. Must commit to a 45-day in-house restriction, attend daily Bible and chemical dependency classes, fulfill work therapy requirement, complete required hours in the Learning Center, submit to a physical examination and random drug screenings and adhere to all Program and Mission rules.3)HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSED. Open to anyone in need. Walk in, first-come, first-served. No referrals needed.o THANKSGIVING: Not open to the public this yearo CHRISTMAS: Meal served Dec 25th, 11AM-1PM & 4-6PM.o VOLUNTEERS: Adults needed to assist with serving meals and clean-up for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. 4) DONATIONS: Donations of food, clothing, personal hygiene & toiletry items, cars, boats on trailers, and trucks in working condition are accepted. The summer camp needs camping equipment, and arts and crafts supplies. Call for detailed want list.

Eligibility
Men ages 21 years and older, with mental illness, addressing homeless, hunger and poverty issues or substance abuse problems. Ex-offenders welcome if they meet the above criteria. Will not turn away those without mental illness or those who are close to 21.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
6007

I CAN'T WE CAN COUNSELING CENTER



Contact
4432 Park Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 728-5174


Description
Provides substance abuse treatment and holiday assistance. SERVICES:1) SUBSTANCE ABUSE: Offers a residential substance abuse treatment program for men and women. Provides individual and group counseling, with mandatory participation in acupuncture treatment at Penn North Center and mandatory church attendance. Offers referrals to job readiness programs, such as GED programs, job training programs at Workforce and Technology Center and other services as needed. 2) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSED Located at 4432 Park Heights Avenue to anyone in need. No referrals needed. Just walk in. o THANKSGIVING:Meal will be served on Thanksgiving day, Noon-4:30PM. o CHRISTMAS: Meal will be served on Christmas day, Noon-6PM. Toys will also be handed out for children. No documentation is needed. o DONATIONS: Accepts donations of food, clothing, toiletries, coats, gloves, and monetary gifts for the holiday programs.

Hours
24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Eligibility
Substance abusing individuals 18 and older who are committed to changing their lives.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
6012

Ecsm/Jericho Reentry



Contact
901 N Milton Ave
Suite 340
Baltimore, MD 21205
(410) 522-3293


Description
Works with ex-offenders to help them formalize a strategy, become stabilized and avoid re-incarceration. SERVICES:1) JOB PREPAREDNESS: Offers a two week training program followed by job placement. Provides GED preparation, vocational and computer training, job readiness and placement, on-the-job comportment, resume writing, completing job applications, and job search techniques. 2) SUPPORT SERVICES: Provides information and referral for anger management, housing, health, substance abuse counseling, transportation, state ID, clothing, meals and other community needs. ELIGIBILITY: 18 years and older male, with no conviction for arson or sexual offense and presently with 180 days of release. Sentenced in the Adult Criminal Justice System INTAKE: Referred by Department of Corrections, Mondawmin's One-Stop Center, South Baltimore Station Homeless Shelter for Men, Light Street Housing, New Vision House of Hope, S.A.F.E. House, Weisman House, and Carrington House. Others may call for an appointment.

Eligibility
Anyone in need of services living in the empowerment zone. Also see notes.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
6014