Seed funding of an initiative to provide transitional housing and drug treatment programs to adults in Baltimore City, with a focus on the returning ex-offender.
For continued funding of operating costs to provide primary medical and dental care to uninsured persons in Baltimore City.
Two-year funding to create a revenue-producing business that employs ex-offenders participating in the Second Chance program.
Three grants in support of the Travel Voucher Program. The program provides homeless persons in need of travel assistance with vouchers for bus travel, if they have a contact in a destination city willing to take them in or assist them in finding housing.
In support of the Eviction Prevention Assistance program at the Samaritan Center designed to provide emergency grants to individuals and families facing eviction. This one-time assistance also provides the opportunity for the Center to help those at risk address underlying issues, such as unemployment and substance abuse that contribute to their problem.
For purchase of food for the institution's soup kitchen and emergency food pantry for people in need in lower Park Heights.
In support of the Garden of Eden Project, a two-week faith-based summer camp for youth ages 7 to 12 in East Baltimore.
Two grants in support of drug treatment and job training programs for FY 2002 and FY 2003. The Center supports job training, educational opportunities, after-school tutoring programs for neighborhood youth, and drug treatment programs. The Center also provides weekly stipends to program participants to assist with living expenses while they are enrolled in self-help programs.
Third-year support of the Statewide Emergency Contraception Project, providing outreach and education to clients.
Seed funding for the establishment of the Neighbor to Family Sibling Foster Care Program in Baltimore City. The program will provide comprehensive foster care services to 40 children in sibling groups. The foster parents, trained by Neighbor to Family caseworkers, will be given a stipend above the normal foster care rate to enable a parent to stay home and provide home care to sibling groups.