Charles County The Guide


Alternatives for Youth and Families

30049 Business Center Dr.
Charlotte Hall, Md., 20622
301-884-0312 301-870-1405

Foster parents are needed in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties. Contact Sarah for more information.

Center for Abused Persons

2670 Crain Hwy., Suite 303
Waldorf, Md., 20601
301-645-8994 301-645-3337

On-call volunteers are needed to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Must be 21 or older. Training is provided. Contact Diane.

Center for Children

Mailing address: PO Box 2924
Street address: 6100 Radio Station Rd.
Street Address: 6100 Radio Station Rd.
La Plata, Md., 20646
301-609-9887 301-475-8860

Mentors are needed to help children of prisoners or of people on probation or parole. Serves ages 4 to 15. Focuses on emotional support, academics, life skills and character development. Contact Ellen Sarrett in Charles or Darnetta Arce in St. Mary's.

Charles County Cooperative Ministry on Aging

10250 La Plata Rd.
La Plata, Md., 20646

Volunteers are needed to help with Meals on Wheels and telephone reassurance programs. Need voluntary board members from the community. Contact Olivia Baird.

Charles County Literacy Council

3795 Leonardtown Rd.
Waldorf, Md., 20601

Tutors also needed. Training provided.

Civista Medical Center

701 E. Charles St.
La Plata, Md., 20646
301-609-4000 301-609-4129

Volunteers are needed to help with the gift shop, information desk, coffee cart, pharmacy and reception.

Hospice of Charles County

105 LaGrange Ave.
La Plata, Md., 20646

Volunteers are always needed. Training is provided in March and October. For an application, contact Susan Loomis.

Mattawoman Creek Art Center

Smallwood State Park
Marbury, Md.,

Volunteers are needed to assist with duties around the museum. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Spring Dell Center

6040 Radio Station Rd.
La Plata, Md., 20646
301-870-3758 301-932-1601

Volunteers are needed to assist developmentally disabled people during their lunch shift. Serves Charles and St. Mary's counties. Contact Debbie.

American Red Cross

9255 W&W Industrial Rd.
La Plata, Md., 20646
301-934-2066 Fax: 301-753-4042

Offices in La Plata, Prince Frederick, Lexington Park and Leonardtown. Opportunities in blood drives, health and safety services, disaster relief services and administrative work.

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