The NonProfit Collaborative houses 15 different organizations which provide a wide range of services to the people of Howard County
Association of Community Services of Howard County supports a dynamic network of over 100 member organizations through education, advocacy and connections. ACS also manages the NonProfit Collaborative. 443-518-7705http://acshoco.org/
Athelas Institute, Inc., utilizing a well-trained and dedicated staff, provides a wide variety of quality educational, rehabilitative, residential, employment and individual support options, programs and services for adult individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Bridges to Housing Stability provides a path to self-sufficiency to prevent and end homelessness through affordable housing solutions, intensive support, and advocacy in Howard County. Contact Kim Pace, Program Coordinator at 443-518-7661http://bridges2hs.org/
Camp Attaway provides a summer day camp program for children with emotional and behavioral disorders. Held in Howard County, the camp offers a variety of activities to ensure safe, therapeutic, and most importantly, fun-filled days for children, as well as weekly support and education group for their parents. 443-518-7670http://campattaway.org/
Compass, Inc. provides residential, day, and employment support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Grassroots Crisis Intervention empowers people in crisis to make positive changes by offering professional, 24-hour crisis intervention, shelter, and outreach services.
24-Hour Crisis Hotline 410-531-6677http://www.grassrootscrisis.org/
Heritage Housing Partners Corporation owns and manages group homes for disabled and mentally challenged, and affordable housing for low-income senior citizens. 443-518-7685http://www.hhpcorp.org/
HopeWorks of Howard County, Inc. provides crisis intervention, support and advocacy for people affected by sexual and intimate partner violence and engages the community in creating the change required for prevention.
24-Hour Helpline 410-997-2272http://www.wearehopeworks.org/
Howard County Autism Society serves individuals on the autism spectrum, their families, and their communities by providing information, support, and advocacy; by promoting awareness; and by working to improve the quality of and access to services and educational opportunities. 443-518-7675http://www.howard-autism.org/
Howard County Housing Commission
is the Public Housing Authority of Howard County. The Commission provides an array of affordable housing opportunities to families across the income spectrum by forging innovative partnerships to leverage both public and private resources to develop, own and operate housing that is smart, sustainable and beneficial to our community. 443-518-7800http://www.househoward.org/
Howard EcoWorks is developing a workforce to undertake environmental improvement projects in Howard County. Howard EcoWorks administers the Restoring the Environment and Developing Youth (READY) program that employs Howard County residents ages 16 – 26 to construct and maintain stormwater management projects, provide living wage jobs for young adults, and help Howard County meet its federally mandated storm water management obligations. Howard EcoWorks also has developing programming at the Howard County Department of Corrections where they operate an on-site native plant nursery and train the in-mate population on sustainable gardening and landscaping. 443-518-7665http://www.howardecoworks.org/
Making Change provides financial education and asset building programs to empower people to control their money and change their lives.
Mediation & Conflict Resolution Center provides free mediation and conflict resolution services, including: Group Facilitation, Restorative Dialogue, Restorative Reflection, Restorative Circles, education and training. 443-518-7693www.mcrchoward.org
United Way of Central Maryland provides funding to non-profit agencies promoting family stability in the areas of education, employment, housing and health. Our 2-1-1 helpline is a free and confidential 24-hour information and referral service for health and human service needs.
Volunteers of America Chesapeake assists the most vulnerable and under-served people achieve their full potential through services that are designed locally to address specific community needs. Their common areas of focus include promoting self-sufficiency for the homeless and for other overcoming personal crises, caring for the elderly and disabled and fostering their independence, and supporting positive development for troubled and at-risk children and youth.