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Address: 299 Commerce Street
Snow Hill, Maryland
21863
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The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state’s primary social service provider, serving over one million people annually.  The Department, through its 24 local departments of social services, aggressively pursues opportunities to assist people in economic need, provide preventive services, and protect vulnerable children and adults in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City.

Business Phone Number: 410-677-6800
Address: 10 William Street, Berlin Maryland
21811
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Business Website Address: Town of Berlin
Business Phone Number: 410-641-2770
Business Fax: 410-641-2316
Contact Name: Anthony Carson
Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland
Address: 31901 Tri-County Way
Salisbury, MD
21804
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The Tri-county Council of the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland was form by an Act of the Maryland General Assembly in 2001.  The purpose of the Council is to facilitate regional planning and workforce development in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties.

Business Phone Number: 410-341-8989
Business Fax: 410-341-8988
Contact Name: Bob Hendricks
Worcester County Board of Education
Address: 6270 Worcester Highway
Newark, MD
21841
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Worcester County Public Schools has a long and proud tradition of excellence. An integral part of the WCPS strategic direction is improving partnerships with our school system community.

Business Website Address: http://worcesterk12.org/
Business Phone Number: 410-632-5000
Worcester County Commission on Aging
Address: 4767 Snow Hill Road, Snow Hill Maryland
21863
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The Worcester County Commission on Aging, Inc. (WorCOA) is a nonprofit agency established in 1978 to serve the Senior Citizens of Worcester County on behalf of the Worcester County government. This is accomplished through four multi-service Senior Centers, an Adult Medical Day Care, Meals On Wheels and multiple Direct Services for the homebound. Our dedicated staff ensures the professional delivery of quality, meaningful services.

FRESH MEALS
Monday through Thursday fresh nutritious meals are served in our centers during a time of meaningful social interaction.  Fresh daily meals are available Monday through Thursday via our Meals on Wheels program to ensure the homebound are getting the nutrition so critical to their optimal health.

MEDICAL SERVICES
Participants in our Adult Medical Day Services receive excellent professional medical and social care during their time at our center. Their physical and emotional well-being remains our top priority, and a dedicated staff makes sure they are lovingly cared for.

GOOD COMPANY
Each center provides activities and interaction relevant to the individual needs of the participants. Outings, exercises, games, education, shopping trips and special events provide a platform for enjoying experiences with friends and acquaintances.

STAYING INDEPENDENT
Our Direct Services programs facilitate the opportunity for the frail, health-impaired and elderly to continue living at home. Our commitment to help participants live independently is evidenced though services of assistance such as providing in-home chores and personal care, caregiver support and financial counseling.

Business Website Address: Worcester County Commission on Aging
Business Phone Number: 410-632-1277
Worcester County Developmental Center, Inc.
Address: 8545 Newark Road
Newark, MD
21841
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WCDC provides services to adults with developmental disabilities. Available services include pre-vocational training, job placement, supported employment, transportation, residential options, individual support services, health services, socialization, etc.

Business Phone Number: 410-632-2382
Worcester County Economic Development
Address: 100 Pearl Street, Snow Hill MD
21863
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Worcester County offers a dynamic growth marketplace, with multiple opportunities in retail, professional and health services. Our county offers a superb family-friendly lifestyle, outstanding school system and friendly towns, which when coupled with our low tax rate, enterprise zones and ready access to major metropolitan markets, including Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, means we are serious about attracting and retaining your business.

We’d like you to know that Worcester County ranks number one in the state of Maryland for in-state wealth transfer, which packaged with a growing population, means that opportunities abound. Our low tax environment, with the second lowest property tax rate and the lowest piggyback tax rate in Maryland means we are highly competitive as a business location. Our area boasts many attractive business incentives as well, including three enterprise zones in Berlin, Pocomoke City and Snow Hill. Worcester County is defined as a Small Business Administration HUBZone, meaning additional benefits for you and your business if located here.
Our Mission
To improve the quality of life for county citizens by increasing employment opportunities, expanding the tax base, protecting our environmental assets and creating full-time, family supporting jobs.

Business Website Address: Worcester County Economic Development
Business Phone Number: 410.632.3112
Contact Name: Kathryn Gordon, Deputy Director
Worcester County Library- Berlin Branch
Address: 307 N Washington Street, Snow Hill MD
21863
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VIEW A CALENDAR OF FULL EVENTS FOR ALL BRANCHES HERE.
Berlin  Branch Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday. – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday – Closed

Branch Manager: Alice Paterra
410-641-0650 (phone)
410-641-9566 (fax)
berlin@worcesterlibrary.org

Ocean City Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday – Closed

410-524-1818 (phone)
410-524-1143 (fax)
oceancity@worcesterlibrary.org 
Branch Manager: Brittney Herz Glenn

Ocean Pines Hours

Monday – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday – Closed

Branch Manager: Patti Hall
410-208-4014 (phone)
410-208-4017 (fax)
oceanpines@worcesterlibrary.org

Pocomoke Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m
Sunday – Closed

Branch Manager: Dawn Mackes
410-957-0878 (phone)
410-957-4773 (fax)
pocomoke@worcesterlibrary.org

Snow Hill Hours

Monday & Wednesday – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturdays – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday – Closed
Branch Manager: Betsy Gravenor
410-632-3495 (phone)
410-632-1159 (fax)
snowhill@worcesterlibrary.org

Business Website Address: Worcester County Library
Business Phone Number: 410-632-2600
Business Fax: 410-632-1159
Contact Name: Lisa Outten Harrison