410.778.3195  |  PO Box 594  |  819 High Street  |  Chestertown, MD 21620

Emergency Services

American Red Cross of the Delmarva Peninsula

meets the crises which strike individuals and communities through emergency services and training in CPR, first aid and swimming. Financial, logistic, and support assistance is available to active military personnel and their families.

Community Mediation Services Upper Shore

presents mediation services which provide no-cost alternatives to court proceedings. It trains persons to serve as mediators and conducts conflict resolution programs for adults and youth.

Good Neighbor Fund

a totally volunteer organization, providing emergency fundsfor housing, utilities and medical supplies for those in critical need.

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence

assists with issues of domestic violence through crisis intervention. The organization provides counseling and advocacy as well as legal assistance in divorce and custody cases in both English and Spanish.

The Salvation Army

provides emergency services, food, shelter, and funds to individuals and communities in times of crisis. Its work is year round, in addition to the annual holiday toys and gifts.

Shared Opportunity Service, Inc.

its Kent Family Center programs assist teen Mothers and disadvantaged families with parenting classes, daily child development care for the very young, and after – school care for school aged youth.

Townsend Memorial Clinic

the only free medical clinic in Kent county. Patients are served by a volunteer medical staff.


give to those who help

Agency Spotlight:

Community Mediation Upper Shore

Summer 2011...Community Mediation Upper Shore reports a continuous stream of clients on the upper shore seeking mediation services.


On United Way support:

"Funding from the United Way helps us to continually update our training tools for our volunteers. "

-Penni Doyle, Executive Director Community Mediation Upper Shore