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Training Source Inc


Contact
59 Yost Pl
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 499-8872


Description
EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE: Provides employment training and job placement assistance to low-income citizens; homeless services for individuals at homeless shelter sites; youth leadership program for at-risk youth attending inner-beltway high schools; employability skills training for young adults with developmental disabilities; professional clothing for job seekers; and assistance to citizens applying for social service benefits. For employers, refer screened candidates for employment and conduct professional development training for existing staff.

Eligibility
18 or older and have a high school diploma or GED for employment training.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Not Yet Validated

Community Outreach & Development CDC


Contact
4715 Marlboro Pike
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 735-0121


Description
Offers financial assistance, a food pantry, clothing closet, computer lab and advocacy and referral services.,

Hours
Health Services Tue only.

Eligibility
The food pantry is available to individuals once every 30 days.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Not Yet Validated

WIC Center


Contact
1472 Addison S Rd
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 324-1873


Description
FOOD VOUCHERS: Provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breast feeding support and health care referrals to pregnant and postpartum women, nursing mothers, and infants and children up to age five.

Hours
Sat appointment available.

Eligibility
See notes.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Not Yet Validated

Forestville Pregnancy Center


Contact
3611 Branch Ave
Temple Hills, MD 20748
(301) 423-0063


Description
OVERVIEW: Pregnancy Center. Makes referrals to resources that provide prenatal care, financial assistance, temporary shelter, and assistance with adoptions. - - SERVICES: Provides pregnancy testing, 1st-trimester sonograms, maternity clothes, WIC referrals, Pack and Play, breast pumps, baby clothes, and counseling.

Eligibility
Pregnant women and women who suspect they are pregnant. Adults Teens Females

Documents Required
Call for information. Photo ID.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

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Prince George's County Branch - NAACP


Contact
9201 Basil Ct
Suite 115
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
(240) 619-5418


Description
Provides advocacy on issues of racial equality in housing, education and employment. Volunteer-driven organization of over 800 members SERVICES:1) GENERAL SERVICES: Members have the opportunity to serve on standing committees and advocate for special interest issues including education, civil rights, health, voter registration and employment. o LEGAL REDRESS: Reviews racial discrimination cases and recommends either referring the case to the National Headquarters, local prosecution or lawyer referral.o LABOR & INDUSTRY: Promotes minority economic development and investigates cases of racial discrimination in the workplace o EDUCATION: Monitors school system policy programs. Also investigates complaints of discrimination in the school system and holds public forums on student/teacher issues.o HOUSING DISCRIMINATION: Investigates housing discrimination complaints. Intervenes on behalf of tenants experiencing discrimination problems with their landlords and represents members at EEO and labor relations hearings o POLITICAL ACTION: Lobbies the state legislature for laws to end racial discrimination and strengthen the enforcement of laws that already exist. Also conducts voter registration drives in conjunction with the Prince George's County Board of Elections o YOUTH COUNCIL: Comprised of NAACP members under 21 years of age. Advises the adult committees on issues affecting youth such as education, employment and police relations. Also involved in community volunteer activities, such as food and clothing drives and other community services initiatives o POLICE RELATIONS: Provides ad hoc advisory services to the Prince George's County Police Chief and the Police Department Community Advisory Board.2) PUBLIC MEETINGS: Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the First Baptist Church of Highland Park, 6801 Sheriff Road, Landover, MD 20785. 7PM, except in July. 3) VEP (Voter Empowerment Program): Recruit new members, trains voter registrars, educates voters on the process and mandates the voting polls.

Hours
Voice mail, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Eligibility
Open to everyone.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Not Yet Validated

Salvation Army


Contact
4825 Edmonston Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20781
(301) 277-6103


Description
Offers financial assistance for rent water and utilities, emergency food,holidayprograms and school supplies to those in need.SERVICES: 1) WATER BILLS: Any resident in need of assistance with a water bill can contact the Salvation Army for help. 2) EMERGENCY FOOD: Clients need to bring a valid picture ID, verification of household composition, current proof of income and address.3) FUEL FUND: See separate listing. Salvation Army, Prince George's County, Fuel Fund. 4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: o THANKSGIVING: Provides holiday food baskets to households of 2 or more individuals and senior citizens, 60 and older. Registration begins NOV 1ST.o CHRISTMAS: Provides clothing and toys (for youth 12 and under). Registration is September 14-October 1. Call to schedule an appointment.Sign up is CLOSED.MUST have ALL of the following required documentation:--Valid Maryland ID card--SS cards for all household members--Proof of all income sources (pay stubs/DSS/child support, food stamp letter)--Proof of expenses (current electric, gas, oil, water bills; car payment and insurance, etc)--Proof of residence (Section 8, public housing or HUD)--Must provide the paper including the break-down of family members, monthly rent and birth certificates for all children, ages 12 years and under--Must know the clothing & shoe sizes, and 3 specific gift suggestions for all children5) SHOE PROGRAM: Provides new shoes tochildren in PG County. Please call and check to see if we have sizes before coming in. 6) BACK TO SCHOOL: New items distributed to school age children when available.7) UTILITY ASSISTANCE: Maryland Fuel Fund, sometimes called the BGE Match Fund; person pays 2/3 oftheirbill and Fuel Fund of MD will match the other 1/3. NOTASSOCIATEDWITH THE Washington Area Fuel Fund Call and schedule an appointment.

Hours
Closed 12-1PM daily.

Eligibility
Open to any low-income person/family in need.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Not Yet Validated

Crossover Church (South)


Contact
5340 Baltimore Ave
Hyattsville, MD 20781
(301) 927-5620


Description
OVERVIEW: Offers a food pantry and clothing closet to Prince George's residents in need. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers a food pantry, by appointment only, on Wed & Fri, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM. Call any day of the week to set up an appointment for these times. Must have photo ID. - - 2) CLOTHING CLOSET: Offers a clothing closet that has (but is not limited to) children's clothing and interview clothing, by appointment only, on Wed & Fri, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM. Call any day of the week to set up an appointment for these times. Must have photo ID.

Eligibility
Prince George's County residents in need.

Documents Required
Photo ID.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Not Yet Validated

Sowing Empowerment & Economic Development, inc. (SEED)


Contact
6201 Riverdale Rd
Riverdale, MD 20737
(301) 458-9808


Description
COMMUNITY SUPPORT: Provides food, clothing, education and training to low-income families through academic achievement, housing & economic development and community services: - - o Provides HUD approved housing counseling and financial education. - o Operates an emergency food distribution center and clothes closet. - o Serves as an enrollment site for residents seeking health options through the Maryland Health Exchange. - o Provides nutrition and health awareness classes and distributes free diapers. - o Provides after school and summer enrichment programs, operates the EXCEL Academy Public Charter School for children grades K-8.

Eligibility
Low to moderate income families. Call for more information.

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

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Latin American Youth


Contact
6200 Sheridan St
Riverdale, MD 20737
(301) 779-2851


Description
Seeks to help youth increase their academic achievement and commitment to education, acquire career skills and knowledge for employment and long-term career development, and adopt healthy lifestyles and habits and avoid risky behaviors. SERVICES: 1) YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Provides a summer and after school program for middle school aged children (grades 6-8). Offers homework assistance, tutoring, cultural enrichment and recreation. Also provides an Upward Bound Program for high school students (grades 9-12) to help with college preparation and arts and enrichment. 2) AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: A gang prevention program for high school students and parent education is offered. 3)GED: Offers GED and pre-GED classes to individuals at the Silver Spring and Hyattsville locations. Call for more information on schedule and registration. 4) WORKFORCE SERVICES: Provides out of school youths ages 16-21 with job skills and life skills training, career exploration, resume writing, interviewing skills, job placement services and more. Call for information. OTHER LOCATIONS (See separate listings):1) Maryland Multicultural Youth Center, Hyattsville: 7411 Riggs Road, Hyattsville MD 20783, 301-431-3121. 2) Maryland Multicultural Youth Center, Silver Spring: 1320 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring MD 20910, 301-495-0441. 3) Latin American Youth Center, Washington DC: 1419 Columbia Road NW, Washington DC 20009, 202-319-2225.

Eligibility
Youth ages 11-24, and their parents.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Not Yet Validated

Redeemer Lutheran Church


Contact
3799 East West Hwy
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 277-2302


Description
OVERVIEW: Provides food, clothing and a thrift shop. - - SERVICES: - 1) EMERGENCY FOOD and CLOTHING: Offers non-perishable food items to individuals in need, and clothing to men, women and children. Assistance is provided Sat, 10AM, and individuals are only eligible once per month. Also accepts donations of clothing, housewares, books, furniture, small appliances, etc, in usable condition. - - 2) THRIFT SHOP: Provides a thrift shop with items at a minimal cost. Assists with clothing, housewares, small appliances, books, jewelry, toys, etc.

Eligibility
Anyone in need.

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Not Yet Validated

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