Health

BRAINY Research Study

We are seeking children 10-17 years old who recently had a concussion, and children 15-17 who have never had a concussion for a research study online or in-person.

For online visits, the child will complete thinking tests and a motor task. Parent will complete questionnaires sent via email link. Online visits last 1-2 hours. 

No Cost, Home Weatherization Upgrade Grant

This grant will utilize funds to make improvements to your home to help reduce monthly utility bills, improve home comfort and home indoor air-quality, as well as eliminate some health and safety issues. An Energy Assessment is performed on the home to determine what upgrades can be done by the grant to lower the energy bills. Upgrades may include attic insulation, air-sealing, duct-sealing, replacement or repair to cooling and heating equipment or water heaters, or replacement of older, non-energy star appliances. The grant pays the cost of the energy assessment and the upgrades. 

Howard County Food Bank

The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) provides access to nutritious food through the operation of its Howard County Food Bank and the support  food pantries throughout Howard County, as well as by assisting clients with their SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) applications. In addition, CAC operates a Community Garden, which provides locally grown, organic produce to clients of the Howard County Food Bank.

 

NFRC Clinical Programs: Support groups; KidsConnex educational program; individual and family therapy

The National Family Resiliency Center (NFRC) is a Comprehensive Mental Health Center Offering an Array of Therapy Services & Support Groups for All Ages.

Our licensed counselors have decades-long experience working with individuals and families who are affected by family transitions. You don't have to go through it alone. Our therapists will help you and/or your family move through each stage of the transition and accept that change is a normal part of life.