From Harford County government:
Join the Harford County Department of Community Services Office of Drug Control Policy and FACE-IT (Faith Activated Community Empowering Intervention Training) for the 10th Annual Faith Based and Community Resource Fair on Tuesday, September 13, 2011, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Richlin Ballroom, 1700 Van Bibber Road in Edgewood. The public is welcome to stop by any time to pick up information and speak to vendors.
The Harford County Faith-Based and Community Resource Fair, is free and open to the public. Over the past nine years, the event has grown in popularity and attendance. The purpose of the resource fair is to inform members of the public about the services available throughout local county government, non- profit organizations and current faith initiatives.
Over 80 vendors will be on-site sharing important information. Due to high demand, senior-related vendors will also be in attendance, including the Department of Aging, Upper Chesapeake Low Vision Support Group, AARP, the Maryland Society for Sight (which will be conducting free vision screenings), and the Perry Point VA Medical Center.
The Perry Point VA Medical Center is a leader in providing comprehensive mental health care to Maryland’s veterans. The medical center offers long and short- term inpatient mental health care, including an inpatient alcohol and substance abuse treatment program.
A new inpatient mental health care facility offers specialized treatment programs, rehabilitation services and enhanced patient privacy for veterans in a comfortable, state-of-the-art setting. The medical center also offers a full range of inpatient medical, intermediate and long-term care programs, including nursing home care, low-level rehabilitation, geriatric evaluation and management, respite care, chronic ventilator care and hospice care.
As always, the Harford County Department of Community Services, Department of Social Services, Harford County Health Department and Upper Chesapeake Medical Center will be in attendance.
For more information about the Fair please contact the Harford County Office of Drug Control Policy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-638-3333.
The Harford County Office of Drug Control Policy is a division within the Department of Community Services. The Harford County Department of Community Services was established in 1979 via Executive Order and works daily to meet the needs of our seniors, youth, persons with disabilities and those struggling to overcome addiction. The Department works with federal, state, local and private agencies to ensure our county continues to evolve and remains dedicated to providing the best possible services for our citizens and community.