Address:59 Yost PlCapitol Heights, MD 20743Map & Directions
Services: 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.
Address:4715 Marlboro PikeCapitol Heights, MD 20743Map & Directions
Services: 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.
Address:9201 Basil Ct # 115Suite 115Upper Marlboro, MD 20774Map & Directions
Services: 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.
Address:3600 Brightseat RdLandover, MD 7Map & Directions
Services: Provides a food pantry, clothing closet and employment workshops for residents of Prince George's County. SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY AND CLOTHING CLOSET: Emergency food and clothing available to anyone in need. Located at 2101 Kent Village Drive. Mon-Fri, 11AM-2PM, & 2nd/4th Sat, 11AM-2PM. Call 301-322-9593. By appointment only.2) EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOPS: Offers several employment workshops. Call or check the website to find the most updated information.
Eligibility: Anyone in need living in Prince George's County
Address:9511 Piscataway RdClinton, MD 20735Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Offers a food pantry and clothing.
Eligibility: Open to anyone in need.
Address:9015 Woodyard RdClinton, MD 20735Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides counseling, job assistance and food to minority and other females who are victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. - - SERVICES: - 1) COUNSELING: Crisis intervention counseling (individual and group) and empowerment seminars. - - 2) JOB: Provides education and job readiness training to those in need. - - 3) FOOD: Offers food and clothing assistance as needed - - 4) REFERRALS: Offers referrals for housing and legal support services to minority and other females who are victims/survivors of domestic violence. - - 5). ANGER MANAGEMENT CLASSES: Offers court ordered anger management classes that last 10 weeks. The fee for the anger management class is $400. - - These programs are led by professionally trained teams of clergy, licensed social workers, psychologists, fitness/nutrition experts and other educators. -
Eligibility: Minority and other females who are victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
Documents To Bring: None.
Address:5340 Baltimore AveHyattsville, MD 20781Map & Directions
Services: 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 To Bring: Photo ID.
Address:3799 East-West HwyHyattsville, MD 20782Map & Directions
Services: 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 To Bring: Call for information.
Address:6200 Sheridan StRiverdale, MD 20737Map & Directions
Services: 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.
Address:7011 Good Luck RdHyattsville, MD 20784Map & Directions
Services: Offers a food referrals, clothing, financial assistance for prescriptions and crisis services.SERVICES: 1) FOOD REFERRAL: Clients are referred to the nearest pantry for emergency (non-perishable) food, including baby food. Must provide social security card and picture ID. 2) CLOTHING: Offered to individuals/families in need. Clothing can be picked up at St. Christopher Episcopal Church, 8001 Annapolis Road, New Carrollton, MD. Must call 301-699-9009to schedulepickup.3) PRESCRIPTIONS: Financial aid is provided to clients who have a first prescription that is not a refill.,
Eligibility: Low-income persons in need.