COMMUNITY

HEALTH

Guidance for Community Based Organizations

The Baltimore City Health Department released the following guidance for community based organizations

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CONSUMER

Baltimore’s Virtual Tip Jar

Send a tip to your favorite Baltimore bartender or server
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ECO Map

Make sure that your favorite local businesses are registered on the ECO Map https://baltimore.ecomap.tech/portal/baltimorebusinesses

CENTER FOR URBAN FAMILIES

 

Baltimore Responsible Fatherhood Project (BRFP): The goal of the project is to assist fathers with the removal of barriers that may hinder them from being the best men and parents they can be. CFUF does this by offering support in areas including child support assistance and management; understanding positive parenting skills; increasing healthy relationships and communication; and helping with job readiness and employability.  

 

BRFP meets on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings from 5:30-8:30 pm for 4 weeks—during the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual sessions are being conducted using Zoom..  BRFP is open to fathers, step-fathers, grandfathers, involved uncles, and other father figures who are ages 18+ who care for children 17 years old and younger.  The next virtual BRFP cohort begins Monday, July 6, 2020, please enroll in advance. To enroll, complete the contact form contact Tyler Yutzy (443-876-5572) or Kate Wolfson (443-866-4589).

STRIVE (Support Training Results in Valuable Employees) is for adults ages 18-62.  The STRIVE model emphasizes attitudinal training, job placement, and post-placement support.  STRIVE prepares participants for the workforce through a strict, demanding training that focuses on sharpening job-seeking and job-readiness skills and improving workplace behavior, appearance, and attitude; cycles last 3 weeks, Monday through Friday.  

 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual training is scheduled from 9:00 am-12:00 pm using Zoom, and participants are expected to be available until 5:00 pm for one-on-one and small group sessions as well as homework assignments.   Upon completion of the training, STRIVE graduates receive assistance with job placement.  Additionally, all STRIVE graduates are supported by All In case managers for a minimum of five years.  The next virtual STRIVE Orientation is Friday, July 10, 2020 with training beginning Monday, July 13, 2020. To enroll, complete the contact form contact Tyler Yutzy (443-876-5572) or Kate Wolfson (443-866-4589).

Free GED Prep classes in collaboration with Baltimore City Community College (BCCC).  The next class cycle is being offered virtually using Zoom, and virtual classes will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:00-8:00 pm.  The next virtual GED Prep class cycle begins on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.  Interested individuals need to register in advance and take the placement test online (a computer or tablet with Google Chrome will be required for the placement test, but phones can be used for the class); contact Kate Wolfson for additional information (443-866-4589/kwolfson@cfuf.org).  

 

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By Authority: Friends of Leon Pinkett, Andre Ferrell, Treasurer