Local & National Nonprofit Resources Directory
Use this Directory to find resources both in the Baltimore metro area and nationally. You can use the category links or the search bar to find what you are looking for and click on the resource name for more information. Don’t see something or have an organization you would like to recommend? Contact James Orman at [email protected] to make a suggestion!
Mentra is a neurodivergent-friendly talent platform that intelligently matches neurodiverse individuals with employers that value their strengths. Mentra puts recruiters in front of candidates rather than forcing them to navigate through the challenging process of finding a job. How? Through humantistic AI and community-driven design.
The MIHU Program is an inclusionary zoning program that requires developers of new housing in specific zoning districts to sell a portion (generally 10-15%) of the dwelling units to households of moderate income. MIHUs are sold at affordable prices set by DHCD.
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Established in 2000 by parents of children with autism, Pathfinders for Autism has since grown into Maryland’s largest autism organization. Pathfinders for Autism works to support and improve the lives of individuals affected by autismthrough expansive, customized programming, and by providing resources, training, information and activities free of charge.
Mission First Housing Group, a 501(c3) nonprofit developer, is proposing a 76-unit new construction apartment project at the NE corner of Cedar Lane and Freetown Road in Columbia, MD. The Patuxent Commons project concept was developed by the Howard County Autism Society and its Housing Task Force to help address the housing needs of adults with disabilities. This mixed income development will have 25% of the units set-aside to serve individuals with disabilities, with the balance of the units targeted to seniors, individuals and families. This ideal location, close to transit, shopping, recreation, and job opportunities, will facilitate integration of residents with disabilities into the surrounding community and promote their ability to live as independently as possible.
These videos will give you some great ideas for working with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorders. RLA videos focus on various therapies and strategies that are helping kids and teens. This is a project that comes from the heart. Our daughter was diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Delay (PDD) when she was 3 years old and during that time, and for more than 20 years, I was a local television news anchor at WMAR-TV in Baltimore. So, telling stories using video is what I know how to do! RLA videos are professionally shot and edited with a journalistic focus and are available for anyone to use as a resource.
The SHARE Food Network is a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to offering healthy, nutritious groceries at a roughly 50 percent discount. This is accomplished through high-volume purchasing and thousands of volunteer hours, which strengthens the community for all. SHARE food packages are available to anyone who is interested.
We are a team of passionate gamers and storytellers who have come together to create unique and engaging role-playing experiences for tabletop enthusiasts. Our goal is to provide players with the tools and resources they need to explore fantastical worlds and create their own epic adventures.
This website provides information regarding applying for disability benefits for individuals who fall under the Autism spectrum. There are steps to follow and specific information regarding the explanations that are given under the law. There are comments regarding the information as well as links to other important questions that some people may have regarding the issue of funding agencies and benefits for Autism individuals.