For over 20 years, the Center of Help, Inc. has served as a vital resource for immigrant families in Anne Arundel County. From Citizenship and English classes to family programs, we provide educational opportunities and extend a welcoming hand to our neighbors. We are a one-stop resource center that assists immigrants to overcome challenges, navigate systems, and achieve self-sufficiency to break cycles of poverty. We need your help to continue supporting our neighbors!

Case Navigation

Case Navigation is a program that guides clients in navigating systems of care. Case Navigators educate them about processes to access available resources and services, assist with application processes, translate written materials, notarize documents, and refer to partner organizations/agencies.


Strengthening Families Program (SFP), a 14-session, evidence-based parenting skills, children’s social skills, and family life skills training program specifically designed for high-risk families. 

 Mental Health Services for immigrant families with bilingual and bicultural Mental Health Professionals

Adult Academy


Adult Academy, provides classes and connects adult students to resources to meet their personal academic goals, gain practical knowledge, and develop skills that will lead them to increased self-sufficiency. Classes include English as a Second Language, Citizenship preparation, and Computer Literacy.

Youth Academy
Garden of Inclusion

María de la Paz Youth Outreach Program

Maria de la Paz Youth Outreach Center (MPYOC) provides a safe space for immigrant youth (middle and high school) who have experienced adverse childhood experiences.

This daily program provides:

Conflict resolution workshops 
Homework help  
Math tutoring  
Community service projects 
Art classes  
Team-building activities  
Time to work on participants’ personal goals each month


Leadership and Learning Program

Leadership and Learning Program (L&L), ages 4 to 17, provides classes for highly motivated students and families who understand that education is a critical part of eradicating poverty.

This program provides:

Science classes
Coding Classes
Math tutoring and classes
Book Club
Writing class
Art classes
Tennis classes
Guitar, Violin and Piano for Change
Choir and Music lessons
Other instruments depending on teacher availability
Community Service Projects

The Center of Help does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship status, disability, sexual orientation, affectional preference, gender identity, economic status or political or religious opinion or affiliation in any of its policies, procedures or practices.