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Emergency Rental Assistance Program

July 14, 2021 Wicomico County, through a grant from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, has been awarded $7,380,680 in funds to assist Wicomico County residents in need of emergency rental and utility assistance. SHORE UP! Inc. is one of three... READ MORE

SHORE UP! to begin accepting Energy Assistance applications for its New Year

June 30, 2021 Lauren Dorman can recall applying to receive funding from SHORE UP!’s Energy Assistance Program in the early 2000’s. She was a little hesitant at first about submitting an application, but the resource was essential during some rough patches.  “I was... READ MORE

SHORE UP!’s Community Needs Assessment

March 19, 2021 SHORE UP! Inc. recently completed its Community Needs Assessment. The assessment must be done every three years.  Surveys and data are utilized to assess unmet needs and gather some insight into the underlying causes of poverty. An assessment team will... READ MORE

Helping People. Changing Lives.

MISSION STATEMENT
SHORE UP! Inc., a private, non-profit Community Action Partnership on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, is dedicated to building communities, changing lives, and empowering individuals and families to maintain long-term independence and achieve economic security through a comprehensive system of services and resources.

VISION
SHORE UP! Inc. envisions a community where individuals and families have the opportunities and resources to live with dignity, achieve their fullest potential, maintain long-term independence, and become economically secure.

VALUES
Realizing that our customers are in need of assistance, we will:

  • Strive for excellence and provide quality services.
  • Respect the rights of our customers and treat them as we would like to be treated.
  • Research best practices and innovative approaches to ensure outstanding delivery of services.
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