View a breakdown of Maryland Regions

“The Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023” included “Snap Provisions” which affect young adults who have interaction with Maryland’s Foster Care system through out-of-home placement.

These SNAP Provisions reinstate Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD) standards for Maryland SNAP applicants and establish an additional exemption from the ABAWD time-limit for individuals age 24 or younger who were in foster care on their 18th birthday.

Adoptions Together Website

Adoptions Together

Adoptions Together is a 501(c)3 non-profit adoption agency that provides adoption home studies, infant adoption and foster care adoption services.

Adopt Us Kids Website


AdoptUSKids is a national project that supports child welfare systems and supplys information, resources, and referrals, as well as connects families seeking to foster and adopt with children and their caseworkers.

Amaze Website

Age Appropriate Sexual Education

AMAZE takes the awkward out of sex ed. Real info in fun, animated videos that give you all the answers you actually want to know about sex, your body and relationships.

Aging Out Institute Website

Aging Out Institute

The Aging Out Institution promotes resources and strategies that help youth age out of foster care and into adulthood successfully.

AIRS Website

AIRS – City Steps

City Steps consists of a comprehensive array of housing and resources for homeless youth ages 18-24, including a resource center, transitional housing and permanent supportive housing.

All-State Careers Website

All State Careers

All-State Career School provides postsecondary career education to students through a variety of diploma and degree programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities.

Allegany County Health Department Website

Allegany County Health Department

The Allegany County Health Department’s mission is to promote physical, behavioral, and environmental health, and prevent disease and disabilities of people in Allegany County.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Website

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – Find a Support Group

Find a support group via the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The AFSP has provided everyone suffering from thoughts of suicide with a feature to search for support groups nearby.

Americorps Website

Americorps National Civilian Community to Corp

National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), or AmeriCorps NCCC is an AmeriCorps program that engages 18- to 24-year-olds in team-based national and community service in the United States.

AACC Website

Anne Arundel Community College

Whatever your academic goal — a two-year degree, credit certificate or transfer to a four-year school — you’ll find more than just a convenient, affordable education waiting at AACC.

Anne Arundel County Department of Health Website

Anne Arundel County Department of Health

Nearly 700 Department of Health employees — physicians, nurses, and other allied health and support personnel — bring compassion and commitment to their work and a concern for continually improving the quality of the Department’s services.

Anne Arundel County Workforce Development website

Anne Arundel County Workforce Development

AAWDC is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation that provides innovative, high quality workforce development services to Anne Arundel County businesses and citizens.

Annie Casey Tips for Young Parents PDF

Annie Casey Foundation-Tips for Young Parents Coping during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Here are five tips to help maintain physical, social and mental well-being while observing guidelines for social spacing in this period of increased concern about contracting the Coronavirus (the virus that causes COVID-19).

Annual Credit Report Website

Annual Credit Report is the official site to get your free annual credit reports. This right is guaranteed by Federal law. You can verify this is the official site by visiting the CFPB’s website.

Annual Notice of Resources Flyer

Annual Notice of Resources

Leaving Foster Care? Here’s what you need to know. Download this Annual Notice of Benefits Brochure for information about some benefits and resources that you may be eligible to receive.

Ansel Casey Life Skills Assessment Website

Ansel Casey Life Skills Assessment (ACLSA)

The Ansell Casey Life Skills Assessment is a great tool used to determine your level of independent living skills. The assessment tool is completed by you and your adult supporter (i.e. caregiver, case worker, Independent Living Coordinator).

Anthony ONeal Website

Anthony ONeal – Job Interview Tips for Teens

Since 2003, Anthony ONeal has helped thousands of students make good decisions with their money, relationships and education. In his video, Anthony shares with you some interview tips to help you get the job that you want.

Aveda Institute Maryland Website

Aveda Institute

At Aveda Institutes, you’ll receive a well-rounded education that will expand your creativity and sharpen and hone your talents.

Award Beauty School Website

Award Beauty School

Award Beauty School is nationally accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences, approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission and United States Department of Education for Financial Aid.

B-More for Healthy Babies Website

B’More for Healthy Babies

B’More for Healthy Babies is a Baltimore City initiative led by the Baltimore City Health Department geared towards decreasing infant mortality rates for infants and pregnant women in Baltimore City.

BabyCenter Website


BabyCenter is committed to improving maternal health globally to make motherhood safer for all women. Through the Mission Motherhood® campaign, BabyCenter content is delivered to moms in underserved areas and is available in 23 local languages.

BCCC Website

Baltimore City Community College

At Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) we meet students where they are through personal attention with the support of dedicated faculty. Each year BCCC educates nearly 14,000 students from Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and the world.

Baltimore City Health Department Website

Baltimore City Health Department

The Baltimore City Health Department Mission is to protect health, eliminate disparities, and enhance the well-being of everyone in our community through education, coordination, advocacy, and direct service delivery.

Baltimore County Health Department Website

Baltimore County Health Department

The Baltimore County Health Department’s mission is to promote health and prevent disease through education, advocacy, linkage to resources and treatment thereby improving the quality of life for Baltimore County residents.

Baltimore Electrical JATC Website

Baltimore Electrical Joint Apprentice and Committee

The Baltimore Electrical Joint apprenticeship combines a cutting edge education with full time employment working for one of our partnered NECA contractors.

Bowie State University Website

Bowie State University

Bowie State University provides you with an exceptional education while limiting your debt. Their proximity to major metropolitan areas gives students easy access to internships, cultural experiences and recreation.

Calvert County Health Department Website

Calvert County Health Department

Calvert County Health Department will continually keep you up-to-date with accurate information so you can keep yourself and your family protected.

Allegany Community College Website

Career Coach

Take a Career Assessment provided by the Allegany Community College to learn about yourself and Career Coach will give you career suggestions based on your interests.

Caroline County Health Department Website

Caroline County Health Department

The Caroline County Health Department, a local office of the Maryland Department of Health, is dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the lifelong Health and Wellness of their County’s residents and environment.

Carroll Community College Website

Carroll Community College

Carroll is a great choice for county residents to start their bachelor’s degree, get certified for a skill, advance their career, or pursue a passion. If you need any assistance, call 410-386-8430.

Carroll County Health Department Website

Carroll County Health Department

Services include flu and other vaccinations, dental care, reproductive health care, help for pregnant teens and women, and WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) services. Services are for people of all ages. Many services are free or low-cost.

Cash Campaign of Maryland Website

Cash Campaign of Maryland

The CASH Campaign of Maryland (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) provides financial literacy classes, free tax prep services, benefits screening, and financial coaching

Cecil County Health Department Website

Cecil Co. Health Department

The Cecil County Health Department provides Administrative Services, Addictions Services, Community Health Services, Environmental Health Services, Health Promotion, and Special Populations Services.

Cecil College Website

Cecil College

Along with serving as the a resource for higher education in Cecil County and surrounding areas for 50 years, Cecil College also offers residents Career & Community Education.

Maryland Courts Website

Cecil County Family Services Program

Cecil County’s Clerk’s Office is providing a Family Services Program for co-parenting classes, parenting skills, custody evaluations, and more.

Human Services Developmental Corporation Website

Cecil County Help Center

The Community Services Foundation of Cecil County, Inc. acquires and distributes funds, materials, and resources for the benefit of the needy, disadvantaged, disabled, and qualified residents of Cecil County.

CDC Covid-19 Website

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are providing health considerations and tools for operating during COVID-19.

Change to Chill Website

Change to Chill

Change to Chill provides online and printable tools and resources that help teens become more aware of what stress is, what causes it and how to manage it.

Chase Brexton Website

Chase Brexton – LGBT Health

Our LGBT patients can see any Chase Brexton provider and receive welcoming, affirming, and informed healthcare.

Chegg Internships Website

Chegg Internships

Browse hundreds of internships near Maryland on Chegg Internships. New paid internships are added daily.

Chesapeake College Website

Chesapeake College

The degree programs of Chesapeake College (with more than 70 college majors), certificate programs, career training, non-credit workforce training, and lifelong learning have transformed the lives of thousands on the Eastern Shore.

Children's National Hospital Website

Children’s National Hospital

With a health care experience designed around kids’ unique needs, Children’s National Hospital is the premier provider of pediatric services in the Washington, D.C., metro area and its only health system specializing in kids.

Civic Works Website

Civic Works – Youth Build USA

YouthBuild gives a second chance to Baltimore City youth who have dropped out of high school, providing construction training and certifications, assistance in earning a high school diploma or GED, and job placement services.

College and Career Pathways Title

College and Career Pathways

College and Career Pathways, Inc., a organization that offers academic support, college readiness, college success, and career exploration services to students from under-served communities in Prince George’s County and the greater DC Metro area.

College Application Checklist

A checklist to help keep track of college application materials and deadlines.

College of Southern Maryland Website

College of Southern Maryland

As an integral part of the Southern Maryland community, CSM loves connecting students, faculty, staff, and local residents with valuable resources which enrich their lives.

Collegebound Foundation Website

CollegeBound Foundation

The CollegeBound Foundation offers supportive services for 1st generation students of low income who attend certain schools high schools in Baltimore City.

Community College of Baltimore County Website

Community College of Baltimore County

Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to improve their lives and the lives of others.

Consumer Credit Counseling Services

Consumer Credit Counseling Services

CCCSMD’s mission is to help stabilize communities by creating hope and promoting economic self-sufficiency to individuals and families through financial education and counseling.

Coppin State University Website

Coppin State University

Since 1900, Coppin State University has been inspiring students from Maryland and beyond to achieve greatness in and out of the classroom.

Coronavirus - Maryland Department of Health Website

Coronavirus – Maryland Department of Health

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is a rapidly evolving situation and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) will provide updates as they become available.

Coronavirus Website

The official Coronavirus (COVID-19) website created by the United States Government provides information and guidelines for dealing with all aspects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Covenant House Website

Covenant House

For more than four decades, Covenant House has helped transform and save the lives of more than a million homeless, runaway and trafficked young people. We offer housing and support services to young people in need.

Maryland Department of Labor COVID-19 Website

COVID-19 FAQ – Maryland Department of Labor

Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 and Maryland’s Unemployment Insurance Benefits Administration – Unemployment Insurance

COVID-19 Vaccinations in Maryland

COVID-19 Vaccinations in Maryland

The stat is distributing the vaccines to Marylanders based on relative risk of exposure or developing serious illness. Individuals included in earlier priority groups will be given priority to be vaccinated.

Deep Roots Website

Deep Roots

In addition to serving as a homeless shelter for children and families in the community, Deep Roots strives to break the generational cycle of homelessness.

Disability Rights Maryland Website

Disability Rights Maryland

DRM provides free legal services to Marylanders of any age with all types of disabilities (developmental, intellectual, psychiatric, physical, sensory, learning, traumatic brain injury), who live in facilities, in the community or who are homeless.

Division of Rehabilitation Services Website

Division of Rehabilitation Services

DORS helps people with physical, emotional, intellectual, developmental, sensory and learning disabilities work and keep their jobs by providing career assessment and counseling, assistive technology, training, higher education and job placement.

Dorchester County Health Department Website

Dorchester County Health Department

Mission Statement – “From disease prevention to crisis intervention, from birth to death, we are working in partnership with the community to make a safer place for healthier people.”

Maryland Motor Vehicles Administration Website

Driver Test Tutorial

Use this tutorial, provided by the MVA, as a practice guide to help you prepare for the knowledge test that all new drivers must pass to obtain a learner’s permit. About 50% of those who take the knowledge test fail it the first time.

Eckerd Connects Workforce Development Website

Eckerd Connects | Workforce Development

Eckerd Connects provides holistic assistance to any Prince George’s County resident reentering the community, especially people that are formerly incarcerated, veterans, and youth (18-24 years old) who are trying to attain stability in the community.

Educational Opportunity Center PG Website

Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center provides information and assistance to low-income, first-generation college-bound citizens in Prince George’s county age 19+ to gain admission and obtain financial aid for post-secondary education enrollment.

Elton Housing Authority Website

Elkton Housing Authority

The Elton Housing Authority is a resource for obtaining safe, decent and affordable housing, create opportunities for residents’ self-sufficiency and economic independence and assure fiscal integrity by all program participants.


FAFSA, short for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is a part of the U.S. Department of Education and the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation.

FAFSA Assistance Website

FAFSA Tutorial

Need help filling out your FAFSA application? Look here for tools and tutorials to help guide you through the process.

Family Crisis Resource Center Website

Family Crisis Resource Center

The Family Crisis Resource Center is here to help you build a life for you and your children that is free from abuse. All services at FCRC are safe, professional, and confidential.

FDIC Website

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is an independent agency created by the U.S. Congress to maintain stability in the nation’s financial system by insuring deposits and supervising financial institutions for safety and consumer protection.

Foster Coalition Website

Foster Coalition

The Foster Coalition is providing a in-the-works list of companies & organizations around the United States that hire current and former foster youth

Foster Youth in Action Website

Foster Youth In Action

Built on a youth organizing framework, Foster Youth In Action’s strategies include training foster youth organizers, building local group capacity, and creating connections across a network of local groups.

FosterClub Website


FosterClub creates and connects young people from foster care with unique tools and programs, and engages young people to transform life for themselves, their peers, and to ultimately improve the child welfare system.

Fostering Change Network Website

Fostering Change Network

The Mission of The Fostering Change Network: Empower. The Fostering Change Network unites and empowers alumni of foster care globally while supporting their personal and professional endeavors and dispelling the foster care stigma.

Fostering Terp Success Website

Fostering Terp Success

Fostering Terp Success is a campus wide community of support and belonging for students who were or are in foster care, are homeless, at risk of being homeless or without a supportive family system.

Frederick Community College Website

Frederick Community College

FCC is distinguished by its quality and affordability, making it attainable for local students. Accredited programs, comprehensive instruction, and affordable costs of attendance have made FCC the learning destination for students since 1957.

Frederick Health Website

Frederick Health Hospital

Frederick Health offers superior quality care for patients in Frederick and throughout Central Maryland! Making a difference for 100+ years.

Frostburg State University Website

Frostburg State University

FSU is an institution of the University System of Maryland, accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is the only four-year institution of USM west of the Baltimore-Washington corridor.

Garrett College Website

Garrett College

Garrett offers exceptional educational opportunities through its Business & Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering and Teacher Education programs.

Garrett County Health Department Website

Garrett County Health Department

The Garrett County Health Department is the recognized Public Health agency in Garrett County, Maryland. They strive to provide the highest level of care and service to the citizens of Maryland’s westernmost county.

Ged Testing Service Website

GED Testing Service

As the sole provider of the official GED test, GED Testing Service provides detailed information on GED testing, preparation resources, and blogging content.

Got Transition Website

Got Transition

Got Transition is aiming to improve transition from pediatric to adult health care through the use of new and innovative strategies for health professionals and youth and families.

Goucher College Website

Goucher College

An innovative liberal arts college and graduate school preparing students for 21st-century careers and where every undergraduate studies abroad.

Hagerstown Community College Website

Hagerstown Community College

More than 100 programs of study are available for university transfer, career preparation, or personal development, as well as non-credit continuing education courses, customized training programs and Washington County’s adult education program.

Hair Expressions - Paul Mitchell Partner School Website

Hair Expressions – Paul Mitchell Partner School

Learn all the skills you need to become a cosmetologist, or esthetician at Hair Expressions A Paul Mitchell Partner School.

Hands on Banking Website

Hands on Banking

Money means independence. Make a strong start in your financial life. Learn about creating a spending plan, starting work, and how continuing education after high school could fit into your financial future.

Harford Community Action Agency Website

Harford Community Action Agency

Harford Community Action Agency provides programs & services to address the needs of low-income individuals, families & communities in Harford County, Maryland.

Harford Community College Website

Harford Community College

Along with serving as the primary resource for higher education in the County, Harford Community College also offers residents opportunities for recreation, wellness, and cultural events.

Harford County Health Department Website

Harford County Health Department

The Harford County Health Department provides Administrative Services, Addictions Services, Community Health Services, Environmental Health Services, Health Promotion, Special Populations Services, and more.

HeadStart Website

HeadStart Program Directory

Head Start programs deliver services to children and families in core areas of early learning, health, and family well-being while engaging parents as partners every step of the way.

Hood College Website

Hood College

Hood College is a private institution that was founded in 1893. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,092 and was ranked #48 in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North.

Hope Station Website

Hope Station

As a temporary crisis relief agency, we will provide financial relief for the working, single mother with minor children who is not eligible for state or federal assistance. Through our help, we will restore hope in a moment of helplessness.

Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County

Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County

The Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County (HCAAC) administers the Housing Choice Voucher Program, which provides rental assistance to help low income persons afford decent and safe rental housing.

Howard Community College Website

Howard Community College

HCC offers outstanding two-year degree and certificate programs built around careers that are in demand while making higher education accessible with multiple locations, flexible scheduling and online, hybrid and accelerated learning formats.

Howard County Health Department Website

Howard County Health Department

The Howard County Health Department is open for essential services BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Appointments must be made in advance. To schedule an appointment call 410-313-6300. Many services are still available remotely.

Job Corps Website

Job Corps

The Job Corps program helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. In addition, Job Corps provides transitional support services.

John Hopkins Medicine Website

Johns Hopkins Medicine

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, a non-profit academic medical center in Baltimore, Maryland, sets healthcare standards in patient care, research and education.

John Hopkins University Website

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America’s first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

Judy Centers Website

Judy Centers

The Judith P. Hoyer Center Early Learning Hubs are located at Title I schools in every Maryland county. Through a dedicated staff of early learning professionals, Judy Centers help prepare children age birth through kindergarten for school readiness.

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland

Junior Achievement has 109 local JA Areas across the nation, is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success.

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington Website

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students in grades K-12 about financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship through experiential, hands-on programs.

Kent County Health Department Website

Kent County Health Department

Visit the Kent County Health Department website to get directions, contact information, or general information about Adult Health, Children’s Health, Clinical Services, and more.

KEYS Website

Knowledge Equals Youth Success

The K.E.Y.S. program is designed to prepare youth for post-secondary education, occupational skills training and provide them with the necessary tools to be competitive in the workforce.

Lambda Legal Website

Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal is a Legal rights organization dedicated to representing clients in discrimination cases or violation of rights, selecting cases that will have the greatest impact in protecting and advancing the rights of LGBT people and those with HIV.

MD Legal Aid Bureau Website

Legal Aid Bureau

If you need help with a civil legal problem, you can call the Maryland Legal Aid office nearest to you, go to that office on the days and times when walk-in intake is open, or apply for legal help online.

Lincoln Culinary Institute Website

Lincoln Culinary Institute

Learn modern and traditional techniques for creating quality meals from scratch. Plus get an introduction to the business side of breaking into the growing field of personal and private chefs for busy “on-the-go” clients.

Love is Respect Website

Love is Respect

Highly-trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.

Loyola University Website

Loyola University Maryland

A comprehensive Jesuit university nationally-recognized for its academics, athletics & spiritual education, founded in 1852. Located on the beautiful Evergreen Campus in Baltimore.

MD Adult Education Program Listing

Maryland Adult Education Programs

Individuals can enroll in classes to increase their basic reading, math, and writing skills or learn the English Language, prepare for the GED tests, and increase their readiness for work or job advancement.

Maryland Apprenticeship and Traning Programe Website

Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program

The Maryland Department of Labor’s Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program is a Statewide Apprenticeship locator designed to help you find apprenticeship opportunities near you.

Maryland Coalition of Families Website

Maryland Coalition of Families

MCF helps families who care for someone with behavioral health needs. Staff provide one-to-one support to parents and caregivers of young people with mental health issues and to any one who cares for someone with a substance use or gambling issue.

MDCAPS Website

Maryland College Aid Processing System

The Maryland College Aid Processing System (MDCAPS) is Maryland Higher Education Commission’s (MHEC) comprehensive financial aid system that allows us to process State scholarship applications.

Maryland Department of Health Website

Maryland Crisis Connect

The Maryland Department of Health’s Crisis Connect’s mission is to be a statewide resource always available by telephone and internet to connect citizens to health and human resources at any time.

Maryland Department of Health - Suicide Prevention Website

Maryland Department of Health – Suicide Prevention Resources

The MDH has gathered Suicide Prevention Resources: Fact sheets, resource guides, newsletters, toolkits, as well as a suicide risk assessment and tools for outreach.

Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council

Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council

The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council is dedicated to advancing the inclusion of Marylanders with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life.

Maryland Health Connections Website

Maryland Health Connections

You or members of your family may qualify for Medicaid through Maryland Health Connection to receive free or low-cost health care. Enrollment in Medicaid and the Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP) is year-round.

Maryland Healthy Smiles Dental Program Website

Maryland Healthy Smiles Dental Program

Find a dental provider (Dental Home) near your home or work, View a copy of the Member Handbook, Learn more about dental health for you and your children, and Find a phone number for help getting transportation to dental appointments.

Maryland Higher Education Commission Website

Maryland Higher Education Commission

MHEC is the State of Maryland’s higher education coordinating board responsible for establishing statewide policies for Maryland public and private colleges and universities and for-profit career schools.

MICA Website

Maryland Institute College of Art

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is a leader in the world of visual arts featuring undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.

Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Foster Care Website

Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Foster Care

MHEC is pleased to offer loan repayment assistance to foster care recipients who have been placed in an out-of-home placement by the State or local DSS for three years.

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence Website

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

The MNADV brings together victim service providers, allied professionals, and concerned individuals for the common purpose of reducing intimate partner and family violence and its harmful effects on our citizens.

Maryland State Financial Aid Application Website

Maryland State Financial Aid Application

FAQs for the Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA)

Maryland Department of Human Services Logo

Maryland Tuition Waiver

The Maryland Tuition Waiver provides exclusion of paying tuition costs for both credit bearing and non-credit bearing courses as well as mandatory fees at any Maryland public institution of higher education.

Maryland Unemployment Insurance Website

Maryland Unemployment Insurance

You will be able to file a claim for many unemployment benefit programs using a single application, including regular Unemployment Insurance, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation.

McDaniel College Website

McDaniel College

McDaniel College is a private liberal arts college in Westminster, Maryland. Established in 1867, it was known as Western Maryland College until 2002 when it was renamed in honor of an alumnus who gave a lifetime of service to the college.

MD College Application Campaign Website

MD College Application Campaign

The MCAC is open to all high school students. The goal of the college campaign is to increase the number of first generation and low-income students, unaccompanied and foster care youth, and others underrepresented in higher education.

Maryland Department of Human Services Logo

MD Education & Training Voucher

The Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program provides foster youth up to $5,000 a year ($5,000 for full time students and up to $2,500 for part time students) for college and vocational training based on financial need.

Meeting Ground Inc. Website

Meeting Ground Inc.

Meeting Ground is a faith-based organization located in Cecil County that has responded to the needs of homeless people in Maryland and Delaware since 1981. Anyone experiencing homelessness will find temporary ‘safe haven’ in our services.

Melwood Website


Melwood supports children, youth and adults of differing abilities to work and play. They also provide employment, job training, life skill improvement, supportive and recreational services to more than 2000 people of differing abilities each year.

Montgomery College Website

Montgomery College

MC students learn from a talented and award-winning faculty made up of academic leaders and industry experts. With an 18:1 student-teacher ratio, students can get to know their instructors and develop partnerships that foster growth and achievement.

Montgomery County Department of Health and Humans Services Website

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services’ core services protect the community’s health, protect the health and safety of at-risk children and vulnerable adults and address basic human needs including food, shelter and clothing.

Morgan State University Website

Morgan State University

Among the nation’s most diverse Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the largest in Maryland, Morgan seeks to ensure that the doors of higher education are opened as wide as possible to as many as possible.

Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration Website

Motor Vehicle Administration of Maryland

The Motor Vehicle Administration of Maryland (MVA) provides hours of operation and an interactive map of locations for users to find the closest MVA service location available.

Maryland Motor Vehicles Administration Website

MVA School Tips

A driver education course is designed to teach new drivers fundamental skills and basic knowledge about driving a motor vehicle. Here, the Maryland MVA provides information and tips regarding Driver’s Education Schools.

My Life is Worth Living Website

My Life is Worth Living – The First Animated Series About Mental Health

My Life is Worth Living™ is the first animated series that models the human connection shown to be protective against suicide. The series tells stories of characters who face some of the most difficult issues that young people deal with and shows their evolution in the key decision: that life is worth living.

Mylife Website Poster

This is a safe space to seek guidance, learn, and provide feedback on things that directly affect your quality of life — such as school, jobs, healthcare, relationships, and more.

myMDTHINK Website


MyMDTHINK (formally MyDHR) is the new and improved consumer portal providing access to benefits and resources including access to the MyLife site. The My Life site has an abundance of resources to assist older foster youth and alumni successfully transition to independence.

National Center for Housing and Child Welfare Website

National Center for Housing and Child Welfare

The National Center for Housing and Child Welfare exists to make sure that children are never placed into foster care because their parents can’t access decent housing.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland Website

National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence of Maryland

To raise public awareness of alcoholism and drug dependence issues across the state, while working to ensure those affected by the disease of addiction have the resources necessary when accessing treatment and sustaining recovery.

National Foster Youth Institute Website

National Foster Youth Institute

The National Foster Youth Institute envisions a nation where all children are raised in safe and loving families and where the child welfare system serves as a beacon of hope for families in need.

Human Trafficking Hotline Website

National Human Trafficking Hotline

The toll-free phone and SMS text lines and live online chat function are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Help is available in English or Spanish, or in more than 200 additional languages through an on-call interpreter.

National Runaway Safeline Website

National Runaway Safeline

The NRS is the federally designated national runaway and homeless youth crisis hotline and online service in the United States. The mission of the NRS is to keep America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Website

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

North American Trade Schools Website

North American Trade Schools

North American Trade Schools offers eight comprehensive trade programs. These programs are lead by knowledgeable instructors, feature plenty of hands on training, and are taught to help you meet your career goals in a skilled trade..

Our Calvert Website

Our Calvert – Resource Center

A cloud-based, mobile friendly resource website for both service providers and community members which allows for real time information, improves access to services, and empowers citizens to more effectively address their human resources needs.

Planned Parenthood of Maryland

Planned Parenthood of Maryland, Inc.

Planned Parenthood of Maryland, Inc. is here to provide you with exceptional reproductive health care. Everything you need to know, from general health care to birth control for both men and women.

Post-Secondary Toolkit

Post-Secondary Toolkit

This tool kit is designed for youth who are or previously have been in foster care to explore their postsecondary options and support their transitions into independent adulthood so that they are successful.

Practical Money Skills Website

Practical Money Skills

Practical Money Skills features a series of interactive games developed to build money management skills and understanding of savings, investing, credit, debt management, etc.

Prince George's County American Job Center Website

Prince George’s County American Job Center

Welcome to Prince George County’s American Job Center, a partnership with local workforce development agencies, providing a full range of assistance to job seekers and businesses.

Prince Georges County Community College Website

Prince George’s County Community College

Prince George’s County Community College not only offers higher education, but also community resources is the forms of Training for Business, their Financial Empowerment Center, and much more.

Prince Georges County Health Department Website

Prince George’s County Health Department

The mission of Prince George’s County Health Department is to: Protect the public’s health Assure availability of and access to quality health care services; And Promote responsibility for the prevention of disease, injury and disability

Private Career School Search Website

Private Career School Search

The Maryland Higher Education Commission provides a search engine for finding a Private Career School Training Provider.

Professional Tutoring Service Website

Professional Tutoring Service

Professional Tutoring Service offers personalized tutoring techniques as well as one-to-one sessions. Tutoring sessions are at the convenience of the student-either in home or at a convenient meeting place.

Roomies Website


Roomies is a free self service website where you need to search online for potential rooms and roomies. You need to communicate with other users directly through the website to ask questions or arrange a viewing.

St. Marys County Health Department Website

Saint Mary’s County Health Department

Informing and empowering our residents about public health issues; Continuing to strengthen community partnerships; Maintaining a safe and healthy environment; and Preparing for and responding to public health emergencies.

SAMHSA Website

SAMHSA – Suicide Prevention

SAMHSA is a partner of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, a public-private partnership advancing the national strategy for suicide prevention. Suicide is a serious public health problem that causes immeasurable pain, suffering, and loss to individuals, families, and communities nationwide.

Search and Contract Reunion Website

Search and Contract Reunion

Adoption Search Contact and Reunion Services (ASCRS) are designed to enable people that have been separated from birth relatives to reconnect.

Maryland Courts Website

Self-Help Centers

Maryland Courts provides free legal help in civil cases for individuals who do not have a lawyer. Individuals can watch a short introductory video about the walk-in (in-person) self-help centers or the call or chat services.

Shore Transit Website

Shore Transit

In order to help you get around, Shore Transit has made an effort to work with other transportation agencies. Shore Transit has incorporated bus stops that are serviced by other buses and public transportation agencies.

Somerset County Health Department Website

Somerset County Health Department

Visit the Somerset County Heath Department website to get vital records and information on Behavioral Health Services, Preventive Health Services, and more.

Saint Mary's College of Maryland Website

St. Mary’s College of Maryland

As The National Public Honors College, St. Mary’s College of Maryland offers an undergraduate liberal arts education and small-college experience like those found at exceptional private colleges.

MD Higher Education Commission-Link for Grants and Scholarships Website

State Financial Assistance Programs & Applications

A list of grants/scholarships available to MD residents matriculating to post secondary institutions in MD.

Stevenson University Website

Stevenson University

Stevenson offers scholarships and programs for students who wish to partake in rigorous academic opportunities, extend their civic engagement with the community, or engage in leadership education.

StopBullying Website

StopBullying – Youth Leaders’ Toolkit

StopBullying provides resources for teens who want to help younger children launch a bullying prevention project.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center Website

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Effective suicide prevention requires multiple approaches and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center provides resources, programs, trainings, and more.

Susquehanna Workforce Network Website

Susquehanna Workforce Network

The Susquehanna Workforce Network provides addresses and contact information for regional workforce centers serving the Harford and Cecil county areas.

Talbot County Health Department Website

Talbot County Health Department

For directions, contact information, or information on services provided, visit the Talbot County Health Department’s Website.

The Blue Ribbon Project Website

The Blue Ribbon Project

The Blue Ribbon Project’s Mission is the prevention of all forms of child abuse and provides critical support to victims of abuse and neglect. The Blue Ribbon Project is currently serving 12 counties in the state of Maryland and the City of Baltimore.

Center for Black Equity Website

The Center for Black Equity

The mission of The Center for Black Equity-Baltimore (CBE-B) is to foster a sense of belonging and connectedness among the Black LGBTQ community in the Baltimore metropolitan area and increase our capacity to be healthy.

The Frederick Center Website

The Frederick Center

The Frederick Center exists to support and advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people and our families so we thrive, accepted and affirmed, in the broader Frederick community.

The Paris Foundation Website

The Paris Foundation

The Paris Foundation is a faith based organization that provides support to those in the Greater Elkton area who are in need of material, emotional, or spiritual support.

The PRIDE Center of Maryland Website

The Pride Center of Maryland

The Pride Center of Maryland offers over 30 programs and services that reflect our dedication to ensuring Maryland’s sexual and gender minority community have equal access to care, services, and a space where they can be their authentic selves.

The Trevor Project Website

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

Think of Us Website

Think of Us

This Command Center houses resources and guidance for foster care individuals and organizations affected by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Towson University Website

Towson University

One of the nation’s top 100 public universities, Towson University offers a welcoming environment for living and learning, close to many educational, cultural and community resources.

TRIO at montgomery College

TRIO at Montgomery College

The Federal TRIO Programs (TRIO) are Federal outreach and student services programs designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

University of Maryland Prince Georges Hospital Center Website

UM Prince George’s Hospital Center

UM Prince George’s Hospital Center is an acute care teaching hospital and regional referral center that is committed to sustaining an innovative environment for our providers and students to help them deliver exceptional patient care.

University of Maryland Baltimore College Website


The UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement.

UMD SSW Website

UMD SSW-Institute for Innovation and Implementation

Conversations with experts and peers and resources to support those working in children’s services best address the needs of youth and families during COVID-19.

Union Hospital Website

Union Hospital – Classes & Wellness

The Union Hospital’s goals are to help everyone in our community stay in the best health possible, prevent disease, dispel myths and break bad habits. They offer wellness classes in a variety of areas including childbirth and family education.

University of Baltimore Website

University of Baltimore

UB works with you to provide the education you want in the way you need it: flexible degree programs, real-world experience, renowned faculty and a supportive environment. UB is designed to make sure everyone fits in and succeeds.

University of Maryland Extension

University of Maryland Extension

UME reaches all parts of Maryland with an office in every county and Baltimore City. Find out what your Land Grant University has accomplished in communities, businesses and agriculture with program highlights in education and outreach areas.

University of Maryland Medical Center Website

University of Maryland Medical Center

Directions to the University of Maryland Medical Center and information about hospital and emergency services.

University of Maryland, Baltimore Website

University of Maryland, Baltimore

UMB is Maryland’s only public health, law, and human services university. Six professional schools and a Graduate School confer the majority of health care, human services, and law professional degrees in Maryland each year.

University of Maryland Website

University of Maryland, College Park

A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 377,000 alumni all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas.

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore Website

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

UMES is a student-centered, doctoral research degree-granting university known for its nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate programs, applied research, and highly valued graduates.

University of Maryland, Global Campus Website

University of Maryland, Global Campus

UMDGC is an online state university that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in fast-growing and in-demand fields with no-cost digital course materials in nearly every course.

University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center Website

University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center

UM CRMC is a 109-bed medical center, with 423 medical staff delivering compassionate, award-winning care. UM CRMC ‘s mission is to provide excellent care to each patient in a safe, caring and family-centered environment.

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Website

University of MD Shore Regional Health

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health extends health care services throughout the Maryland mid-Shore region. Patients can receive designated family health care in their community.

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center Website

University of MD St. Joseph’s Medical Center

The St. Joseph Medical Center specializes in cancer treatment, heart care, and spine and orthopedic care. Also, known for its dedicated family birthing center, SJMC services the mid-Baltimore County community with Catholic health care values.

Upper Shore American Job Centers Website

Upper Shore American Job Centers

The Upper Shore American Job Centers provides a full range of assistance to job seekers and businesses. The Upper Shore American Job Centers strive to provide customer-driven workforce services for all customers.

Vehicles for Change Website

Vehicles for Change

Based outside of Baltimore, MD, Vehicles for Change awards cars that are repaired to meet quality standards to low-income families. Since 1999, cars have been awarded to more than 6,200 families, changing the lives than 22,000+ people in this region.

Washington County Health Department

Washington County Health Department

The Washington County Health Department offers a variety of services and programs to promote healthy behaviors, prevent disease and injury, and safeguard the environment.

Western Maryland Consortium Website

Western Maryland Consortium

Serving the general public in Allegany, Garrett, and Washington counties, the Western Maryland Consortium is a regional workforce development agency striving to help workers improve their skills and find employment.

Wicomico County Health Department Website

Wicomico County Health Department

“Our Mission: Maximize the health and wellness of all members of the community through collaborative efforts. Our Visions: Healthy People Healthy Communities.”

Word-Wic Community College Website

Wor-Wic Community College

Wor-Wic offers a variety of programs through day, evening and online classes to fit your schedule. From the moment you contact us, our caring faculty and staff are here to support you through the successful completion of your educational goals.

Worcester County Health Department Website

Worcester County Health Department

A staff of health care professionals provides quality services pertaining to mental health, substance abuse counseling, maternal child health, family planning, personal health, adult health, environmental health, and more.

Year Up Website

Year Up

Year Up provides young adults with the professional and technical skills hiring companies need, ensuring they can launch successful professional careers, while providing American businesses an untapped source for bright, motivated young talent.

The Y in Central Maryland Website

YMCA of Central MD

Explore all the Y has to offer in Central Maryland! Y centers, swim lessons, group exercise classes, preschools, summer camps, mentoring & much MORE.

Youth Engaged 4 Change Website

Youth Engaged 4 Changed

You may have heard about payments coming from the government starting in April. Read more at Youth Engaged 4 Change to find out if you qualify for a payment, what to do if you don’t get one automatically, and where to get answers.

Youth@Work Website


The Prince George’s County Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (Youth@Work/SYEP) provides opportunities for youth across the County to participate in job readiness training, career development, internships, and full-time and summer employment.

Youth Works Website


YouthWorks is Baltimore City’s summer jobs program, offering thousands of youth ages 14-21 five-week job experiences with non-profit, government, and private-sector employers.