|Human Services Programs of Carroll County, Inc.|
|10 Distillery Drive (ground floor)|
|Westminster, MD 21157-5021|
|PO Box 489|
|Westminster, MD 21158-0489|
|Mon-Thu 8-4, Fri 10-4|
|410-857-2999, Ext. 3020 - voice|
|Associate Director of Development and Community Relations|
|410-857-2999, Ext. 3016 - voice|
|Our mission is to improve the quality of life and self-sufficiency of at-risk and low-income Carroll County residents by providing assistance with basic needs, advocacy, linkages to resources and opportunities to enhance life skills.
|HSP is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization with a volunteer board of directors. Operates and administers the following: 1. Homeless shelter facilities in Carroll County for temporary shelter of homeless women and their minor children, homeless men, and homeless intact families and a safe house for victims of domestic violence. Also a Safe Haven shelter is available for people with a diagnosed mental illness. An overnight, cold weather shelter is also available during winter months; all others are year round and often on a wait-list basis. 2. The Maryland Energy Assistance Program and the Carroll County Fuel Fund to provide financial assistance to eligible applicants for utility turnoffs and heating costs. 3. Intake/case management for the Rental Allowance Program, emergency financial assistance from County emergency funds and the Federal Emergency Management Agency program for housing crisis situations. 4. Second Chances, a household goods recycle program accepts donations of new and gently used household items, furniture and clothing and provide these to those in need at no charge. 5. Carroll County Family Center offers support, education, and developmental child care to parents of children aged birth to 3 years. 6. Neighbors in Need coordinates holiday adoptions and a three-day gift distribution to low-income households. 7. Workforce Development program provides job readiness and life skills training and case management to remove barriers so that clients can secure and maintain employment and move toward self-sufficiency.
|Based on particular need or program.|
|Serves Carroll County.|
|Charities - Christmas, Crisis Intervention Centers, Donations, Drug Abuse, Emergency Assistance, Food - Assistance, Fuel - Assistance, Furniture/Appliances - Second Hand, Homeless, Information And Referral, Parenting, Shelter - Temporary, Vocational Training/Counseling|
|23 January 2014|