Staff members and volunteers of the United Way of Central Maryland provide essential resettlement services to refugee families, including basic items, education, employment, and access to health care. The Department offers 24 programs at various locations in the county, such as Advocacy Services, the Maryland Access Point Customer Service Center, meal programs and centers for the elderly. United Way of Central Maryland also encourages supporters to choose from a range of programs to help students and teachers prepare for their return to the classroom after two difficult and unprecedented school years. The organization promotes equity, creates opportunities and improves lives by increasing access to basic needs such as health, housing, employment and education.
The Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) connects Maryland residents with limited resources to volunteer and licensed mental health providers and other support resources. In addition, 211 Maryland oversees and maintains a network of information and referral services available to all Maryland residents. Volunteers can choose from several sites in central Maryland to paint, landscape and beautify the school for returning students. United Way of Central Maryland is working to create a welcoming space for teachers to use during instructional breaks.