Serving the Immigrant Community in Anne Arundel County since 1999

Celebrating 20 years

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The Center of Help is a comprehensive resource and educational community center for Hispanic-Latinos and immigrants in the Anne Arundel community. Thanks to our donors, volunteers, partners, and dedicated staff, individuals and families from all over the world, who now call Anne Arundel County home, receive educational, economic, social, and linguistic services at little to no cost each day through our case work and educational programs.

An immigrant family on the dock at Ellis Island, c. 1925. (Credit BettmannGetty Images)

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We are looking for ways to create a stable income for operations and programs. All our services are free with small donations from our clients and all our educational programs are entirely free.

NOW YOU CAN CHOOSE TO DONATE MONTHLY.   Click the PayPal logo for more information. Consider giving us a small amount every month. Our clients, students and the Center of Help will appreciate it immensely. Thanks!

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Suggested donation $19.00

Enjoy this YouTube video with Latin American Children singing We are the World in Spanish!


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Summer Camp 2019

Keep Children in Nature

Please support our Summer Camp

Volunteers, please contact: tatianajklein@gmail.com

All volunteers will be background check - contact kclark@centerofhelp.org

Please Donate

We need funds for a second teacher, transportation, materials and fun activities

Center of Help

Sean Schneider, Executive Director

Kirsten Clark,  Operations Manager and Program Director

Sandra Steiner, Director Caseworkers

Rosibel Gomez, Caseworker

Jenny O'Neil, Part-Time Caseworker

Linda Cifizzari, Bookkeeper

Justin Poole, Accountant

Donna Anderson, Grant Writer Director

Bree Allen, Art Therapy Director for MPYOP

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Goal: $20,000.00
Collected: $8,101.00

Board Members

Tatiana J Klein, President

Tony Arevalo, Vice-President

Thomas Wagener, Secretary

Vacant, Treasurer

Waleska Casiano-Matos

Deborah Furey

David Hartcorn

Dr. Annie Johnson

Roxana Rodriguez

Yasmeen Sorathia

Dr. Rudi Rodriguez, Senior Advisor Chair


  • Monday to Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • We will be closed Nov 22-25 for Thanksgiving reopening on Nov 26.  We will also close Dec 22-Jan 1.  We will reopen after the holidays on Jan 2.  Thank you for your understanding


1906 Forest Drive, Suite 2A- 2B
Annapolis, MD 21401


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© 2018 The Center of Help - Centro de Ayuda, Inc., a 501(c)(3) is a non-profit organization and donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. For your records our tax ID number is 52-2282782

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