WELCOME TO THE CENTER OF HELP

Serving the Immigrant Community in Anne Arundel County since 1999

Celebrating 20 years

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GIVING TUESDAY: YOUR CHANCE TO SUPPORT OUR CRITICAL GOALS

OUR MISSION:
Help the immigrant community to become self-sufficient and contributing members of the social, educational and economic life of Anne Arundel county

Our Impact: 2019 BY THE NUMBERS

Help children, families and adults navigate education, social services employment, legal and health problems:

  • 5,773 total cases
  • 1,410 health related cases
  • 1,144 families served
  • 193 adults enrolled in adult education classes
  •  45 children currently enrolled in our youth programs (75 served this year)
  •  Scholarships for undergraduate, community college or trade school



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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Suggested donation $19.00


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 Conversational Spanish

Anne Arundel County Public Library

Every Wednesday at the Center of Help

1906 Forest Dr. Suite 2B

Annapolis, MD 21401

16 y 30 de octubre

 6 y 20 de noviembre                               

11 de diciembre           

For more information contact:

Luisa F. Melo

Programming & Outreach Coordinator

5 Harry S. Truman Parkway

Annapolis, MD 21401

lmelo@aacpl.net

410-222-2021

                               

Goal: $20,000.00
Collected: $8,101.00
41%


CENTER OF HELP ADMINISTRATION

Kirsten Clark, Interim Executive Director

Rosibel Gomez, Assistant Director/Client Representative

Sandra Steiner, Client Representative

Jenny O'Neil, Client Representative

Ana María Phillips, Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-C

Linda Cifizzari, Bookkeeper

Justin Poole, Accountant

Donna Anderson, Grant Writer Director

YOUTH EDUCATION


Victoria Marinzel, María de la Paz Youth Outreach Center Director (MPYOC)


Bree Allen, Art Therapy Director for MPYOC


Erin Lynn Schweers, Art Teacher MPYOC


Bob Keddell, Science teacher LLP and MPYOC Programs


Teresa Voisos, Book Club MPYOC


Gabriel Rodriguez, Guitar Teacher LLP and MPYOC Programs


Tatiana J Klein - Leadership and Learning Program Coordinator 


Kelley Tindle, Teacher Leadership and Learning Program (LLP)

Ant Lavorgna, Art Teacher LLP

Phyllis Saroff, Art Teacher LLP

Margarita Chi, Engineering and Coding Teacher LLP and MPYOC

Gregory Acholonu, GCA Children’s Chess

ADULT EDUCATION

Joanna Tillman, Citizenship Teacher, Adult

Samuel Cordero-Puchales, Computer and Financial Literacy Teacher, Adult Education

ESL Adult Education Faculty

Ellen Dinerman, Judy Bajoris, Eloise Ullman, Jake Ruth, Heather Knipschild, Patricia Hertzler, Barbara Thomas, Healther Boyd, Tarsheka Thompson, Terri Hocking, Beth Kitchen, William Hocking, Jean Gruber, Donna Almond, Dolores Gomez White, Molly Sherwood. Please let us know if I have not included you by mistake. We thank you all!!!




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To all our Donors, Partners and Volunteers






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Enjoy this YouTube video with Latin American Children singing

We are the World in Spanish


    WE ARE OPEN

  • 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 28-29 for Thanksgiving reopening on Dec 2.  We will also close at 12pm on Dec 24 and will be closed Dec 25-Jan 1.  We will reopen after the holidays on Jan 2.  Thank you for your understanding


LOCATION

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



CONTACT US

  • Call Us
  • We speak English and Spanish
410-295-3435
director@centrodeayuda.org

© 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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