Community Resources

Resource Type

House of Ruth Maryland

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Offers crisis shelter and a 24/7 hotline as a confidential lifeline to domestic violence victims in need. Counselors are trained in crisis intervention, safety planning, counseling, and legal referrals, and pro-active advocacy.

Phone: (410) 889-RUTH (7884)

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Identity Theft Resource Center

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This non-profit organization provides free information and advice (including by phone and chat) to those who may be victims of identity theft.

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Provides free information and advice to those who may be victims of identity theft. Maintained by the Federal Trade Commission. 

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IRS Forms, Instructions, & Publications

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File federal income taxes online, or print the forms from this website.

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Jessup Baptist Church Baby and Toddler Pantry

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Free emergency baby pantry for families in need. Provides diapers, wipes, formula, and baby clothes.

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Job Accommodation Network

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A free consulting service that offers one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and related legislation. Assistance is available both over the phone and online.

En español.

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Job Corps

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Free education and training program that helps young people age 16-24 learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. 

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Light House Shelter

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The Light House helps clients experiencing homelessness stabilize their health, maximize income, and secure safe and stable housing. Beyond providing food, clothing, and shelter, the organization also addresses the underlying causes of homelessness, such as lack of marketable job skills, addiction, and the debilitating effects of both mental and physical health issues.

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Lost Towns Project, Inc.

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Provides resources for students and researchers studying history and prehistory of the Chesapeake region.

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Maryland Access Point

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Portal and crisis line to connect Marylanders to available resources. MAP recognizes that our health and access to long term services options are impacted by the conditions in which we live, and aims to engage individuals to define their needs and preferences, and identify options that will work for them.

Phone: 1-844-627-5465

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Maryland Apprenticeship & Training Program

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If you are ready to dream big and achieve your full potential, then an apprenticeship may be right for you. Earn while you learn, increase your earning potential, be in demand by learning the skills and gaining the credentials that employers want, and gain self-assurance by working independently under the tutelage of a journeyperson. MTAP program run by Maryland Department of Labor.

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Maryland Attorney General Publications & Forms

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Publications and forms addressing consumer issues, open government, health policy, business interests, and more.

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Maryland Board of Physicians Practitioner Profile Search

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Find information about license status of health practitioners in Maryland.

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Maryland Business Express

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How to plan, start, manage, and grow your business in Maryland. Also includes a database of state/county licenses that may be needed. 

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Maryland Center for History & Culture

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Formerly Maryland Historical Society. Site describes the facility in Baltimore and its services. Links to other historical and genealogical societies.

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Maryland Coalition of Families

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Offers Peer Support Workers with real life experience in having family members/children with mental health, substance use, or gambling challenges that can provide support to families.

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Maryland Courts & Legal Forms

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Maryland courts and legal services. Also includes a comprehensive searchable list of court forms for issues such as divorce, name change, child custody, and more.

En español.

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Maryland COVID-19 Outbreak Information

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Information on public health resources and case counts in Maryland from the Maryland Department of Health

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