A Community Resource Guide

Courtesy of Title 1, Judy Center, and Community Schools

Vision for this Resource Guide

Magnolia Elementary, in partnership with Title 1, The Judy Centers at Magnolia and Hall's Cross Roads ES, and the Community School's Initiative, would like for this document to be a one-stop shop of resources and tools to help serve our community.

At the bottom of this ever-updating document is a link to a form - please use that to provide feedback, ask questions, and/or help us build our resource catalog.

Child Care/Child Care Providers

Child Care Relief Fund

MSDE is pleased to provide the Child Care Pandemic Relief Fund Grant application to all operating child care programs in Maryland.

Child Care Scholarship Program

The Child Care Scholarship Program provides financial assistance with child care costs to eligible working families in Maryland.

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Early Childhood

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Judy Center Early Learning Hub at MAES & HXES

The Judy Center provides opportunities for families with children birth to age 5 experiences that promote school readiness skills such as playgroups, fieldtrips and family engagement activities.

Healthy Families of Harford County

The program was designed to promote positive parenting, enhance child health and development and prevent child abuse and neglect.

Harford County Infants and Toddlers Program

The Harford County Infants and Toddlers Program provides early intervention services to children, ages birth -5, who have delays in development or who are at risk for developmental delay. Click below to make an online referral.

MRDC Head Start Maryland

Head Start defines school readiness as children possessing the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for learning and life. MRDC Head Start program works in partnership with parents and families to make the transition to kindergarten successful.

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Harford County Public Library

Sad that you can't get into the library to get some new reading material? Use their site to apply for a digital library card and check out the THOUSANDS of titles you can then access at your fingertips!


Fuel Fund

The Fuel Fund of Maryland assists by providing navigation through an array of financial and community resources that empower, engage, and safely connect a household in times of crisis.

Low-Cost Internet Solutions

You may qualify if you are eligible for public assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI, and others. Learn how to get connected today!


SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.

Food Pantries

Harford County Food Pantries

We not only provide listings of pantries, but we also provide information on: food closets, food banks, soup kitchens, congregate meal locations, food boxes, vouchers, etc.

Harford County Public School Weekly Food Pick-Up

Children age 18 and under and/or any HCPS student, regardless of age, will receive nutritious breakfast and lunch meal kits in a single pickup.

Mountain Christian Health Fair & Food GiveAway-Edgewood

The Food Giveaway serves to provide fresh and nutritious food to community members in need. You can get plugged in and help with this amazing serving opportunity! These events will honor all state and local guidelines in relation to COVID-19.

Harford Community Action Agency

The HCAA’s mission is to help all Harford County residents who are experiencing financial hardships in meeting their housing, food, energy/heating, and/or budget and family counseling needs.

Health/Mental Health

Harford County Health Department

To protect, promote, and improve the health, safety, and environment of Harford County residents

HCPS - Virtual Calming Room

If you have never taken a look at this amazing resource, dive in and see all the great tools

Healthy Harford

Heathy Harford is...dedicated to improving the health of Harford County residents through education, policy changes, access to care, and a focus on social determinants of health.

Maryland Physicians Care

MPC provides free, quality health care services to Maryland’s HealthChoice enrollees by extending the full benefits of Medicaid. Our strong network of hospitals, doctors, clinics and pharmacies helps our Members live as healthy as possible.

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Empowering Minds Resource Center

EMRC is a comprehensive behavioral healthcare agency that is based on a holistic, person-centered approach to mental health services for children and families.

Villa Maria Behavioral Health

Find the Help You Need From One of Our 80 Programs including: behavioral health, community & neighborhood based services, early childhood education & special education, family support, and much more...

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Villa Maria Safe Start Program

The Safe Start Program is an assessment and intervention program for families with children ages two through eleven that provides behavioral management techniques, stress management, problem-solving, budgeting, communication and more...

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Key Point Health Services

Key Point Health Services is the designated mental health provider for families of Hall's Cross Roads ES. Click here for more information about the services offered.

Higher Education

Enroll in Harford’s English as a Second Language course. Prospective students must attend one of the free advising sessions for fall classes on Thursday, September 23 at 1, 3, or 6 p.m. Contact Chelsea Reeder at 443.412.2152 or creeder@harford.edu to schedule an advising session or for more info. To qualify, students must be a foreign-born adult 18 years or older, not an F1 or J1 visa holder, and not currently enrolled in high school.

New Program in Adult Literacy

Integrated (IET) GED Math prep and Forklift Training

Do you need a high school diploma and training to operate a forklift? The free 9-week course allows students that are 18+ to prepare for the Math GED exam and Forklift Certification simultaneously. The students receive math concept instruction while learning how to operate the Powered Industrial Truck Operator. The hands-on training satisfies the OSHA 1998 Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training requirements and prepares students for the Math GED exam.

To qualify:

  • 18+ years of age
  • Students must complete a reading and math assessment and score at a 7th-grade level
  • Officially withdrawn from K-12 school

For information email rhdavis@harford.edu or contact 443-412-2115.

Career and College Readiness Preparation Course

October 25 - November 18

CRN 45386

If you earned a high school diploma or GED, and desire to attend college or pursue an industry-recognized workforce credential, HCC offers a four-week Career and College Readiness preparation course. The course prepares students take the Accuplacer exam, offers career and college readiness resource workshops, and assists students in registering for HCC college-level classes or workforce trainings. The program shares information about the Harford Community College experience and campus resources during the four-week interactive session. Sessions meet Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in person (subject to change).

For information and registration, email at literacy@harford.edu or contact 443-412-2406. Register directly

Noncredit Registration

The noncredit registration process walk you through registering for workforce and career training programs as well as our many community education and travel programs.

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Housing Support

The Housing Choice Voucher Program subsidizes rents for eligible families. It is designed to assist very low-income families, the elderly and the disabled to rent decent, safe and sanitary housing

Housing Stability

Harford County government continues to provide rental assistance to households affected by the COVID-19 crisis

Job Opportunities

Susquehanna WorkForce Network

The Susquehanna Workforce Network creates solutions to address our region’s most pressing challenges – jobs and the economy

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Parent Resources

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Harford County Public Schools Parent Academy

The goal is to connect families, school system staff, and community stakeholders in meaningful partnerships that will help increase student achievement and support wellbeing.

Harford County Public School Parent Resources

Harford County Public Schools is committed to parental, family and community involvement in the educational process. You will find how to register your child for school, school information and how to find a specific school.


Getting Around Town

Detailed information to assist you in getting to the places you want and need to go

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Magnolia Elementary School Resources

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Magnolia Elementary Community School's Survey

Please complete this survey to help us plan future events for parent and community supports, student activities, and family fun! Only one survey per family is needed. Thank you!


Hall's Cross Roads Elementary School Resources


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