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The Jewish Caring Network (Gevuras Yarden)

The Jewish Caring Network is an organization dedicated to providing a full range of support services to families facing life-threatening, lifelong and serious illnesses while preserving their dignity. Services include, but are not limited to: home health care, respite care, medical supplies, alternative health care funds, emergency funds, summer camp, weekly house cleaning, meals, flowers, […]

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JCC (Jewish Community Centers) of Greater Baltimore

The JCC offers programs for everyone: Health and Fitness, Adult Programs, Pre-School, Kindergarten, Arts & Culture, In-House Camps, Gordon Theater, Teen Programs, Sports Leagues, J Camps, Holiday Celebrations.  There are three JCC locations: Weinberg Park Heights JCC-5700 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21215 (410) 542-4900 Hours: Sunday 7AM-7 PM Mon-Thurs. 5:30AM-10PM, Fri. 5:30AM-4PM, Sat. Closed […]

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NAMI Maryland

A free 12-week course for family and friends of individuals with serious mental illness. Taught by trained NAMI family members. Course participants gain a greater understanding of mental illness, cope much better, worry less, and feel newly empowered to advocate for better treatment and services for their relatives. Also provides peer education and support groups.

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Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement

SCALE is a “Life Participation” community center that provides services to people with aphasia, their family members and friends. Professional speech-language pathologists and trained volunteers are committed to providing opportunities for individuals with aphasia to re-engage in community despite their language problems.

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Edward A. Myerberg Center

Located in northwest Baltimore, the Edward A. Myerberg Center provides over 150 enriching programs each year for adults ages 55 and over. Programs include classes in art, current events, literature and fitness. The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Fitness Center is a premier fitness center serving adults; all of the trainers are senior fitness specialists. The Center’s […]

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AIDS Information Lines

MD AIDS Hotline 1 (800) 638-6252, Baltimore County Health Dept. AIDS Helpline (410) 887-2437

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Jewish Community Services

Jewish Community Services, an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, provides a broad range of services to meet the needs of individuals and families in the greater Baltimore community. Services include *Career Services *Counseling/Therapy *Senior Resources *Addiction Services *Big Brothers/Big Sisters *Prevention Education *Special Needs Services *Parenting Resources *Teen Outreach *Community Information […]

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Sharsheret

Sharsheret is a national organization dedicated to serving young Jewish women, their families and friends facing breast cancer. It also offers a specialized program for those facing ovarian cancer.

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Retorno

Retorno, located in Israel, provides prevention and treatment of addictions. Its outpatient center, Mifgashim, provides treatment for people suffering from psychological or physical dependence on substances or behaviors (addiction). Common addictions include drugs, alcohol, gambling, codependency, shopping, pornography, eating, and the internet. Mifgashim is designated for people who, despite their addiction, manage to lead functional […]

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