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Interagency Collaborations and Community Outreach

SHARING WHAT WE'VE LEARNED TO MAKE AN IMPACT IN THE COMMUNITY

Partnerships with other organizations

PACT works closely with numerous public and private providers including:

Public/Government Agencies

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Maryland State Department of Education
Baltimore City Infants and Toddlers Program
Baltimore County Infants and Toddlers Program
Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore
Developmental Disabilities Administration
Baltimore City Health Department
Baltimore City Department of Social Services
Early Head Start

Non-profit Organizations

United Way of Central Maryland
St. Vincent de Paul, Sarah’s Hope Homeless Shelter
Maryland Family Network
Healthcare for the Homeless
The Center for Mindful Awareness
Port Discovery Children’s Museum
The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
Maryland Food Bank
Maryland Cooperative Extension
Harriet Lane Clinic

Educational Institutions

University of Maryland, Center for Infant Studies
University of Maryland, School of Social Work
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Towson University
Howard University
Millford Mill Academy
Maryland School for The Blind

Medical Institutions

Childrens Hospital at Sinai, Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital
Kennedy Krieger Institute

Committees

PACT staff participate as members of and officers of a number of committees such as:

Associated Jewish Charities Disability Committee
Baltimore City Interagency Coordinating Council
Baltimore City Project Connect Planning Committee
Baltimore City’s Continuum of Care
Baltimore City’s Homeless Coalition Meeting
Baltimore City’s Homeless Coalition Steering Committee
Citywide Special Education Advocacy Project
Early Childhood Mental Health Advocacy Committee
Krieger Foundation Child Trauma Program Committee
Maryland Consortium of Care
Maryland Cooperative Extension Advisory Council
Maryland Family Network: Supporting Children with Developmental Disabilities in Child Care Programs E-Learning Module Review Committee
Maryland Premature Infant Health Network
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), Office of Child Care Training Review Committee
MSDE Maryland Family Engagement Coalition
MSDE Maryland’s Workforce Knowledge and Competencies Work Group
MSDE Quality Rating and Improvement System Work Group
Office of Child Care (OCC) Advisory Council
Private Providers Committee
The Baltimore City Infants & Toddlers Interagency Coordinating Councils (I.C.C.)
The Weinberg Foundation Child Care and Early Education for Homeless Children
Towson University, Family Studies & Community Development Department, Human Services Advisory Board
University of Maryland Center for Infant Studies Advisory Committee

Community residents

PACT stays involved in the community by offering tours of its facilities, providing speakers, participating in fairs, sending out information about services, and hosting volunteer groups from local business. In addition to PACT’s website which offers valuable information about programs, we also maintain a Facebook page that allows on-line interaction between PACT and the community.

Additional Resources

The Resource Finder at Kennedy Krieger Institute is a valuable resource for information on developmental disabilities for consumers, families, and professionals

Maryland Committee for Children

Arc of Baltimore City

Arc of Maryland

United Way of Central Maryland

The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP)

The Center For Mindful Awareness / SHINE

Elizabeth's Story

FABIAN'S STORY

Fabian's Story in Potential Magazine “We came to this country with no family, but now through Kennedy Krieger and PACT, we have a very large extended family.”

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