Allegany Youth Services Coalition

Youth Services Programs that serve Allegany County

Name of Organization: AYEPS (Allegany Youth Enrichment Program Services, Inc.)
Services Offered (basic): Planned programming will include arts/crafts. physical fitness, informal mentoring, soft skills classes, tutoring/homework assistance and volunteer opportunities.  Future plans include afterschool meals program and more formal art classes.  
Ages of children served: Middle and high school aged children (11-17); children without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, religion, or disability. The plan with paid staffing will include working with at-risk youth who have been identified by local law enforcement, the public school system or the department of juvenile services, however in the interest of safety for the center, identified juvenile diversion cases will be for non-violent misdemeanor offenses such as simple assault, vandalism, disorderly conduct, running away, petty theft, curfew violations, and loitering.  The identified juvenile diversion cases will also require the juvenile to attend counseling or be connected with services as a necessary condition before they can enter the Program.   These stipulations will be worked out with community partners prior to enrollment once the center opens.  
Contact info.: Facebook Page – Allegany Youth Enrichment Program Services;
Address: 119 N. Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502 (Open-Only specified hours)

Name of Organization: Boys & Girls Club
Services Offered (basic): “Our Mission” is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. We do this through providing safe space after school for hanging out, programming and fun.
Ages of children served: 6-18 years old.
Contact info.: Currently located in the Jane Frazier Village and Banneker Gardens community centers. Our Program Manager in Cumberland can be reached at or they can call 301-733-5422 or email

Name of Organization: REACT (Robotics and Engineering in Allegany County–Together, Inc.)
Services Offered (basic): STEM education programs, especially robotics
Ages of children served: We aspire to serve children ages 6-18, but our programs are currently geared towards children 9-18 years old
Contact info:

Name of Organization: Cumberland Y Family Center
Services Offered (basic) & Ages Served:  Child Development for Young Parents with children birth-4-(Parent and Child Activities- PACT) ;High School for Teen parents through referral from Board of Education; Adult Education/GED; In Home Services for Parents with children Birth-4; Parenting classes for parents with children Birth-4- at center and in home; Employment and health care information and Life Skills for teens and young parents; Field Trips for Young Parents with children birth-4; Relatives as Parents Services (RAPP)– support services for grandparents and other relatives; Raising relatives’ children—support and activities for all members and children of all ages; Parenting Classes for Grandparents and others raising children-(PASTA)- Parenting the Second Time Around; Fathers Services for families; At Risk After School Meals Program
Contact Info: Janice Cannon, 301-724-5445 ext. 110,
Address: 205 Baltimore Avenue, Cumberland, MD 21502

Name of Organization: County United Way, Inc.
Services Offered (basic) and Ages Served: Funding for various programs in the community. Dolly Parton Imagination Library – provides age-appropriate books to children, who are registered, from birth (or registration date) to their 5th birthday. Program is free to ALL children in Allegany County.
Contact Info.: Michele Walker 301-722-2700
Address: 113 A S. Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502

Name of Organization: University of Maryland Extension- Allegany County
Services Offered (basic): Food & Nutrition, Agriculture, 4H & Youth Development, Home Gardening, Environment & Natural Resources, Health & Wellness
Ages of Children Served: Children K-12
Contact Info.: 301-724-3320
Address: 1 Commerce Drive, Cumberland, MD 21502

Name of Organization: Allegany Arts Council
Services Offered (basic): The Allegany Arts Council provides an ongoing programming calendar of art enrichment and engagement programs for youth in our community. Some examples of our work include Art on Demand, a free, online art program with monthly activities that coordinate with our gallery exhibitions. We also have ArtLab, a mobile arts studio which can travel in the community offering art-based programs and activities customized to our users’ needs. We also actively work within the public school system and seek partnerships with other community-based organizations.
Contact Info.: 301-777-2787
Address: 9 N. Centre Street, Cumberland, MD 21502

Name of Organization: The Salvation Army
Services Offered (basic): Red Shield Club after school program (STEAM focused), Chartered Boys & Girls Club
Ages of Children Served: Children in grades K-5
Contact Info.: 301-777-7600
Address: 701 E. First Street, Cumberland, MD 21502

Name of Organization: Western MD Consortium
Services Offered (basic): Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Services Programs to residents of Allegany County, which includes the Summer job program for youth, a 6-to-10 week occupational training program for low income disadvantaged transitional youths from ages 14 to 24. (Concentration is to provide year-round education and workforce development services to eligible youth that are in school, or out of school youth; dropouts and graduates).
Ages of Children Served: Ages 14-24
Contact Info.: 301-784-7226
Address: 1 Frederick Street, Cumberland, MD 21502

Name of Organization: Allegany College of Maryland
Services Offered (basic): SummerTime Enrichment Program STEP (STEAM inspired camps)
Ages of Children Served: Grades 3-12
Contact Info.: Denise Ware 301-784-5069
Services Offered (basic): Integrative Wellness, Mind Body Workshops
Ages of Children Served: High School Aged Children
Contact Info.: Annette Clark 301-784-5558
Address: 12401 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland, MD 21502

Name of Organization: Allegany County Public School System
Services Offered (basic): Interscholastic Sports (Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Bowling, Wrestling, Baseball, Outdoor Track, Softball, Tennis), Unified Sports (Tennis, Track and Bocce)
Ages of Children Served: High School Aged children
Contact Info.: Tracey Leonard 301-759-2404
Services Offered (basic): After School Programs (includes social emotional learning)
Ages of Children Served: Elementary and Middle School Aged children
Contact Info.:  (Elementary Schools: John Humbird, South
Penn, North East, West Side), Eric Van Slyke (Middle) 301-759-2405
Address: Board of Education 108 Washington St. Cumberland, MD 21502

Name of Organization: Allegany County Library System
Services Offered (basic): Events Calendar, Free Family Resources & Programs, StoryTimes, Summer Reading Programs, Chapter Nights
Ages of Children Served: Children ages Birth – 18
Contact Info.: Administration 301-777-1200, Coordinator of Events ext. 1009

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