Center of Help

Serving the Immigrant Community in Anne Arundel County since 1999

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María de la Paz Youth Outreach Center
  • When

    18 Jun 2018

  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Location

    Annapolis Walk Community Center 1701 Belle Drive Annapolis, MD  21401

María de la Paz Youth Outreach Center


A place to heal from traumatic experiences

The Center of Help, in partnership with the Police Department, Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center, Arundel Lodge, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and the City of Annapolis, will provide activities that will help youth between the ages of 13-17 to feel safe, emotionally stable, and engaged. This program will address migration stressors (i.e. traumatic events, migration experiences, discrimination, gang pressures, acculturation, and documentation status) possible emotional concerns (i.e. depression, anxiety, mood instability), or other behavioral concerns. According to Cleary, Dietz-Chavez, et al., (2017) it is highly recommended that “access to culturally sensitive assessment and treatment services be available to ensure transition to a healthy adulthood.” Annapolis and other cities in Anne Arundel County suffer from a scarcity of bilingual mental health practitioners and safe space(s) for young Hispanic/Latino Youth. This lack of resources may have contributed to the increasing levels of Hispanic/Latino youth gangs and the associated negative emotional and behavioral consequences. PLEASE DONATE!

Debido a COVID-19, estamos tomando sus llamadas telefónicas. Favor mire el mensaje en ROJO de la página principal para más detalles. Manténgase seguro!

Due to COVID-19 we are taking phone calls. Please see RED message on Home Page for phone numbers and other details. Stay safe!

  • 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


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


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  • We speak English and Spanish


Fax: 410 - 295-3436

© 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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