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Centro de Ayuda/Center of Help

Annapolis, MD | https://centerofhelp.org/
Joined in July 2011

About Us

  • Mission

Founded in 1999, The Center of Help/Centro de Ayuda (COH) is a non-profit community resource and referral centers working to assist immigrant Latino families in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County successfully integrate into the local community and U.S. society.

  • Services Referrals to public agencies and nonprofit groups, and
  • Direct program assistance

COH actively partners with the Organization of Hispanic-Latin Americans (OHLA) and other public and nonprofit groups in providing a range of services to clients.

  • Locations & HoursGardner Center, Annapolis Mon-Thurs 9-1 and 2-5 pm
  • Community Resource Center, Glen Burnie District Courthouse – Mon 9am-5pm
  • Lindale Middle School: Family counseling every Friday
  • Special Programs/Workshops: various County locations
  • Services Provided

COH’s neighborhood-based centers serve clients on a walk-in basis, helping them with on-the-spot advice or with referrals. From greatest to less-needed, COH provides:

  • Translation and basic clerical services – needed by virtually everyone
  • Obtaining medical help: MCHP (children’s insurance) referrals to health services, emergency health issues and help w. medical bills
  • Advice on legal issues including the court system, law enforcement problems and legal procedures
  • Financial management, debt payment and tax advice
  • Immigration information, including visas, work permits and citizenship
  • Help with drug, alcohol, domestic violence and sexual assault problems
  • Mediation and conflict resolution – both legal and personal
  • Housing advice and assistance
  • Mission

Founded in 1999, The Center of Help/Centro de Ayuda (COH) is a non-profit community resource and referral centers working to assist immigrant Latino families in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County successfully integrate into the…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Immigrants or Refugees
  • Job & Workplace
  • Legal Assistance
  • Women

Location

  • 1906 Forest Dr
    Suite 2B
    Annapolis, MD 21401

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