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Open Gates, Inc.

Toward the capital campaign of a new facility for the Open Gates Health Center established to serve uninsured and underserved families in Pigtown/Washington Village area. The development of two rowhouses will enable the center to provide additional examination rooms, a larger waiting area, laboratory space, storage and administrative offices.

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene/Division of Special Populations

Two-year funding for support of Tamar's Children, a program designed to meet special needs of incarcerated women and their infants. In partnership with Marian House, Tamar's Children is offering integrated services based on case management and peer mentoring to ensure a secure mother-infant attachment while reducing the likelihood of future social, emotional, developmental and medical problems.

Maryland Community Kitchen

Second-year funding in support of the Job Placement Transportation Service Program designed to provide interim transportation for people seeking interviews and participating in job training programs. The transportation service is also available to those working at new job sites through one pay period, before they have found other commuting options such as Bridges to Work.

Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training, Inc.

Two-year funding for support of the Emergency Services and Transitional Housing programs serving homeless veterans. In recognition of the traumas of severe psychological distress and substance abuse that homeless veterans have often experienced, the center offers a military model of support, rehabilitation and healing to men and women through individual counseling, job readiness and placement, mental health services, three balanced meals a day and housing.

Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.

For expansion of the project to address the needs of noncustodial parents whose child support obligations far exceed their ability to pay. By providing individual representation, Legal Aid has been able to identify recurrent issues that adversely affect noncustodial parents, such as driver's license suspensions, reports to credit agencies and denial of access to child support records.


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