Assistance and Referral
The assistance and referral programs are offered at our Gardner Center office Monday through Thursday.
The Center of Help, with our experienced and dedicated caseworkers can help YOU with:
a) Translations/interpretations - Bilingual employees assist clients interpreting or translating documents for immigrants to navigate successfully and lawfully their environments
b)Financial Assistance - The Center offers workshops, one-on-one financial advice, and guidance about organizations that may benefit their families
c) Medical issues - The Center helps immigrants understand their medical bills and create payment plans, provide resources and help them with enrolling in programs available.
The Center of Help is officially designated as an Application Counselor Sponsoring Entity by the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange. Enrollment is year-round for Medicaid and MCHP and people with certain life changes For more information please contact us.
Our caseworker, Paula Gray, is now a certified application counselor! She can now help our families to enroll in the healthcare insurance through the Maryland Health Connection. For more information please contact us.
d) Housing and financial issues - The Center helps immigrants navigate housing opportunities, leases, payment schedules and fees and educates about the rules. Educates about what entails being a good neighbor in their new community.
e) Court issues - Pro-bono bilingual lawyers come to the Center to assist immigrants offering legal advice.
f) Employment and workers compensation - The Center supports the Hispanic, Latino community and other immigrants with job search, job applications, and resume writing and educates about immigration-related unfair employment practices.
g) Applications assistance- The Center ensures that applications are done correctly, and help fill out those from whom may need assistance in reading and writing.