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Organizations

These are non-profit organizations that provide services or work on issues that help make Prince George’s County a better place to live. If you know of one that should be listed here, please send the name, address, contact information, a link to a web site if any, and what good works they do. Additional lists of organizations at the bottom.

Please note: the links below go off of this site, so the accessibility of these sites may vary. Also, the email links will only work if you have javascript enabled; it is to protect their privacy – you can copy them using the @ symbol in place of “[at]”.

All Shades of Pink, Incorporated
4719 Marlboro Pike, Suite 106, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
301-356-4688
Provides assistance to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer in addressing their emotional, physical and financial stresses they encounter on their road to survivorship.

The Arc of Prince George’s County
1401 McCormick Drive Largo, MD 20774
(301) 925-7050
info [at] thearcofpgc.org
Supports and provides services for people with mental retardation and their families.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) / Prince George’s County, Inc.
6525 Belcrest Road, Suite G55
Hyattsville, Maryland 20782
301-209-0491 (EXT 203)
301-209-0492 (fax)
Trains and supervises volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children who are living in foster care.

CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS – Now on another page – local civic organizations usually watch zoning issues, traffic, construction, utility problems, and county laws that affect their neighborhoods. There are some homeowners associations on this list, too.

The Clarion Call, Inc. 
Executive Director: Janice Hatcher Liggins
Email: Connect [at] TheClarionCall.info
Phone: 301.464.7305
Mailing address: 12138 Central Avenue, Suite 414
Bowie, Maryland 20721
Services: Prison-prevention through ‘coordination of care.’ Alerts families and community to risks they may not be aware of regarding high juvenile incarceration trends. Works directly with family to identify productive options for youth who are at-risk. Coordinates care and support available to families by referral to a network of nonprofit organizations.

Community Advocates for Family and Youth, Inc.
P. O. Box 4419
Capitol Heights, MD 20791
Phone: 301-390-4092
Fax: 301-249-1805

Community Ministry of Prince George’s County
6195 Central Avenue,
Seat Pleasant, MD 20743
Mailing address: PO Box 250
Upper Marlboro, MD 20773
301) 499-2319 voice
Services nutritious meals to homeless and low-income individuals, distributes free fresh produce, anti-eviction assistance and counseling, transitional housing, referrals, and cancer education and early detection projects.

Community Support Systems, Inc.
PO Box 206
Aquasco, MD 20608-0206
301-372-1491
Serving southern Prince George’s County with: Food Pantries in Baden & Accokeek, low-cost senior housing, and an Advocacy Program that helps people in-need access resources.

Human Services Coalition of Prince George’s County
Empowering our county’s nonprofits by developing leaders, providing tools for organizational sustainability and representing accord—the strength of one voice—among a diverse community.

INTERFAITH ORGANIZATIONS – Now on another page – Churches, fellowships, & congregations – See also INTERFAITH RESOURCES.

Literacy Council of Prince George’s County, MD., Inc.
6532 Adelphi Road, Suite 101, Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301) 699-9770; Fax: (301) 699-9707
info [at] literacycouncil.org
Services: tutoring adult learners in acquiring the essentials of reading, writing, and comprehension skills.

Mentoring Clubhouse
9244 East Hampton Drive, Suite 621
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
301-560-0506 (o)
410-698-1242 (f)

Mentoring to Manhood
Mitchellville, MD
301-213-9463
Services: development of African-American boys between the ages of 14 and 18 through interaction with committed and conscientious adult male role models

Oxon Hill Bicycle & Trail Club, Inc. (OHBTC)  promotes bicycling as a means of transportation, recreation, health, and physical fitness.

Partnership for Renewal in Southern and Central Maryland (PRISCM)
A network of over 60 grassroots, interfaith, interracial, multi-issue organizations, working together to create a more just and more democratic society. Currently working on healthcare and immigration reform.

The Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust
Greater Black Swamp Land Conservation Group
PO Box 183, Aquasco, MD 20608-0813
(301) 888-1281; fax: (301) 579-6051
jflynn1111 [at] erols.com

PGCaregiving
Connecting caregiving and resources in Prince George’s
240-210-4026

Prince George’s County Civic Federation
President: Joe Brice
10506 Westwood Dr.
Cheltenham, Md. 20632
Home: 301-372-8862
Work: 202-606-4656
joe.brice [at] comcast.net
Services: Advocacy on zoning, preservation, better stores, and other issues to improve the county.

Prince Georges County Social Innovation Fund
Building social capital and invest in new approaches to solving a broad range of challenges in Prince George’s County and sponsor Forty UNDER 40 to recognize residents have made exceptional contributions in Arts and Humanities, Business, Education, Health and Fitness, Public Service, and Science.

Prince Georges SPCA/Feral Friends, Inc.
P.O. Box 1036
Bowie, Maryland 20718
(301) 262-6452
timsaffell [at] usa.net or
lindasaffell [at] usa.net
Services: Advocacy and education on animal over-population and the well-being of feral cats, including the use of natural health care techniques. Activities include trapping, spay/neuter as well as other medical attention, and either returning the cats to a managed colony or, preferably, domesticating them and adopting them into good homes.

Prince George’s Audubon Society
P.O. Box 693, Bowie, MD 20718
Contact Beth Kantrowitz, Vice President and Webmaster, (301) 484-1977
info [at] pgaudubon.org
Serving Central and Northern PG County
Providing a monthly speaker series, field trips, annual bird counts, and other special events.

Prince Georges Network of Care
Resources for Mental Health Care and Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families

RJ Smiles, Inc
938 E Swann Creek Rd #351
Fort Washington, MD 20744
301-686-8285
Services:  Making dreams come true through education, financial support,  partnerships and motivation.

Riding The Wave Training and Development
Veronica Adams, Director
202-546-2642
adams [at] ridingthewave.net
Services: Creativity, diversity, values alignment, & vision training and facilitation services for organizations striving for multiculturalism.

Sierra Club, Prince George’s County Chapter

Southern Maryland Audubon Society
P.O. Box 181 Bryans Road, MD 20616
Phone: 410-326-2042, ext. 45
bobboxwell [at] hotmail.com
Serving Southern Prince George’s County with: Educational programs, field trips, and bird counts, including sites at Merkle, Harmony Hall, and Cosca Regional Park.

Top Banana
301-372-FOOD (3663)
FAX: 301-372-3662

topbananagrocer [at] aol.com
Service areas include: Prince George’s, and portions of Montgomery, and Charles Counties in Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Services: Groceries delivered allows the “silent hungry” to live healthier, more independent lives, while aging with dignity in their own homes.

The Fellaz Youth Foundation
Will Jackson, President
Upper Marlboro, Md.
http://www.thefellazyouth.org
202-684-1589
If you can dream it, you can do it.

The Training Source, Inc.
E. Kim Rhim, Executive Director
59 Yost Place
Seat Pleasant, MD 20743
(301) 499-8872 Voice / (301) 499-3997 Fax
trngsrc [at] aol.com
Services: employment training & job placement assistance; self-improvement workshops for homeless families; a clothing closet for job seekers; summer computer camps for adolescents; youth leadership program; staffing assistance for employers; and management & employee development training for employers.

United Cerebral Palsy of Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties
Wm. Irwin Buck Center
4409 Forbes Blvd.
Lanham, MD 20706
301-459-0566 (Voice)
301-459-7691 (TT)

Virtuous Enterprises, Inc.
Deborah M. Avens, President
P.O. Box 441926
Fort Washington, MD 20749-1926
T. 301.203.4888 F. 301.203-7408
Services: Spiritual, Personal, and Career Enrichment Training and Development Services to undeserved, homeless, socially and economically challenged women to help them obtain economic independence and non-traditional careers.

Additional links to Foundations in Prince George’s County at Tax Exempt World (this site may not be completely accurate or up-to-date with the latest foundations)

Search the Maryland State Charities Database

National Center for Charitable Statistics – Prince George’s County

For more community service information see these blog posts.

 

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