Maryland New Directions, Inc.

Rating: 4.79 stars   166 reviews

Issues: Mental Health

Location: 2700 N. Charles St. Suite 200 Baltimore MD 21218 USA

Mission: To provide comphrensive career counseling, employment assistance, and post-employment support to people who are in life and career transition.
Results: Since 1973, Maryland New Directions has served over 130,000 individuals looking to become self-sustaining through employment. From 2008-2012 in our Career Focus program alone, 1,527 low-income Baltimore residents received career services and skills training and among them, 712 job-ready clients obtained employment. 86% of those employed retained their jobs for at least 1 year with average earnings of $11 per hour.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 300
Geographic areas served: Baltimore City
Programs: Career Focus

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Rating: 4 stars  

Great staff, caring staff. All seem to be focused on helping the client move from point A to point B, regardless of obstacles in the way. Clients develop an "I Can" attitude.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Before I signed up to participate in this program, I had been laid off by another company and was facing life on my own, after losing my husband of 42 years all of a sudden. I had seen the MND letters on the outside of the building, while seeking assistance in another room. This program, helped to inspire me more to continue to go forward, because I was really hurting. MND"s staff helped to assist me to continue to strive harder to increase my surroundings as God has provided. This MND staff is terrific!

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Rating: 1 stars  

My experience here at Maryland New Direction have been so resourceful and beneficial to me in securing a possible job offer, I enjoyed the job coaches who were very friendly professional and helpful.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Maryland New Directions is hands down the best employment training program that I have ever attended. The staff are all very helpful. They not only help you recognize the skills that you already possess entering the program they teach you skills that you can use both professionally and personally for life. I encourage anyone who needs this help to come to this place ,be truthful and apply yourself and stay connected and you will have success.

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Rating: 5 stars  

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Maryland new directions was a lifeline to me, It helped me to review my situation in a whole different light . It helped me to focus on the future and reminded me that barriers could be broken.

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Rating: 5 stars  

MND help too get back on the right track, cause I didn't went to do very much of anything, after my back surge and the death of my son, life didn't mean much to me. So thanks too MND I am a change person.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Maryland New Directions is a great non profit organization that helps you to understand exactly what employers are looking for. They teach you how to fill out an application correctly, build your resume and gain confidence in yourself that you can get a job, this non profit organization job readiness program is great for anyone who is having a hard time in getting ready to go out into the job market for the first time or is trying to get back into the job market.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am very grateful to this program. It has given me great confidence in myself. I know have the ability to perform things that I other wise would not have done. This is a great program and I fully would like to support it with whatever i can. Thanks to the staff for providing me with the assistance that I needed. My Job coach was amazing Rick because I am not the easiest person to get along with. Thanks To MND.

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Rating: 5 stars  

M.N.D is a great prograham and i would recomend everyone to do this prograham. helped me learn about myself and the mistakes i been making in my job search. i love this prograham and i wish it was longer and i met alot of great friends here peers and staff

love you M.N.D staff
love, jonathan alston

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