K-5th grade

Housing, Energy and Weatherization Assistance

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.

AST Tutoring

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.

Online and in-person programs: Howard County Recreation & Parks

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.

Online Classes - Howard County Library System

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!

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.

Tutoring

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.