The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) offers financial support to families that are struggling with electric and fuel costs through our energy assistance program. CAC’s weatherization assistance program permanently reduces energy bills by making the home more energy efficient. CAC’s housing assistance program provides one-time financial support to prevent eviction or assist with rent.
Bring a friend and make new ones, and get wild on the dance floor with Girl Scouts-It's all FREE! Multiple dates and times available and live on Zoom. Parents and caregivers, you're invited too. Get more information and RSVP at https://www.gscm.org/party or contact email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
AST is offering FREE virtual, ongoing one-on-one homework help for all middle school students in a similar model to the high school honor society tutoring programs. Students may receive free assistance with homework assignments in the 4 core subjects: Math, English, Science, or Social Studies. These help sessions occur at designated times during the week. For students that need a unique perspective, experienced help, or enrichment, Homework Help is an amazing and accessible tool to supplement day to day in-school learning.
Howard County Recreation and Parks is offering versions of some of its popular classes and programs online.
Check out https://www.howardcountymd.gov/athomewithhocorec for a full list.
Howard County Recreation & Parks offers online and in-person programs for Howard County residents and visitors of all ages and interests.
Aquatics, Adventure, Nature & Outdoors, Chess, Cooking, Crafts & Fine Arts, Dance, Language, Music & Theater Arts, Personal Development & Enrichment, School's Out Programs, Science & Technology, Sports, and Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Services.
Classes accessible for free through the library.
(Note: Some classes require the entry with your library card by logging in to the Howard County Library System website with your library card and PIN. While branches are closed, students and/or parents/guardians without a current HCLS library card may request one online.) – Classes in Language, Computer Skills, Art, Music, Test Prep classes and more!
From Kids Wednesday Afternoons at the Nature Center to Take Nature Home program kits, children ages 4-12 will have opportunities to access one-of-a-kind educational experiences from Robinson's staff of environmental educators. For additional info, visit https://www.howardcountymd.gov/rnc/education.
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.
FREE online tutoring, ES and MS students, weekends and weekdays for K-8. We are a youth-led organization that aims to assist students during online school with free online tutoring. Our tutors are highly qualified high school students who hope to make a difference in their community during this challenging time.
Fidos For Freedom is proud to announce the start of our new virtual reading program (via Zoom) called Fidos Lends an Ear. This program is designed to encourage young readers to continue their reading by reading aloud to our therapy dogs. All grades are welcome. However, the majority of our readers are in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades.