Animals

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter Inc. Rescue and adoption services for all animals. 301 Stockholm St., 21230, (410) 396-4695, baltimoreanimalshelter.org

Arts

Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance Catalyst for cultural-community cohesion in Baltimore. 1800 N. Charles St., #810, 21201, (410) 230-0200, baltimoreculture.org

Maryland Art Place Fosters a local contemporary-arts community for artists and audiences alike. 8 Market Place, #100, 21202, (410) 962-8565, mdartplace.org

Crisis

Baltimore Child Abuse Center Counseling and treatment for all reported victims of child sexual abuse in Baltimore. 2300 N. Charles St., #401, 21218, 410-396-6147, bcaci.org

Baltimore Crisis Response Inc. 24-hour hotline and mobile crisis team to help people with immediate needs. 2041 E. Fayette St., 21231, (410) 433-5255, bcresponse.org

House of Ruth Maryland Prevention of spousal abuse and domestic violence. 2201 Argonne Drive, 21218, (410) 889-0840, hruth.org

At Jacob's Well Works to get the homeless housed. 323 E. 25th St., 21218, (410) 235-8877, atjacobswell.org

On Our Own Helps the psychiatrically disabled to cope. 1521 S. Edgewood St., Suite C, 21227, (410) 646-0262, onourownmd.org

Education

Arts Every Day Seeks to provide opportunities for arts education and cultural experiences for all Baltimore City Public Schools students. 1800 N. Charles St., #810, 21201, (410) 685-1172, artseveryday.org

Baltimore Curriculum Project Conceives and advocates for educational reforms to improve student performance. 2707 E. Fayette St., 21224, (410) 675-7000, baltimorecp.org

Baltimore Reads Adult and family literacy services. 31 S. Calvert St., 4th Floor, 21202, (410) 752-3595, baltimorereads.org

Baltimore Urban Debate League After-school debate league for Baltimore City Public Schools students. 2601 N. Howard St., #150, 21218, (410) 752-2835, budl.org

South Baltimore Learning Center Helping people gain life skills and functional literacy so they can get jobs. 28 E. Ostend St., 21230, (410) 625-4215, southbaltimorelearns.org

Environment

Blue Water Baltimore Works to restore clean water to Baltimore's streams, rivers, and harbor. 3545 Belair Road, 21213, (410) 254-1577, bluewaterbaltimore.org

Parks and People Foundation Works to provide parks-based opportunities for recreation, education, and environmental awareness. 800 Wyman Park Drive, #010, 21211, parksandpeople.org

Health and Mental Health

Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma Support and treatment for survivors of war and torture. 431 E. Belvedere Ave., 21212, (410) 464-9006, astt.org

AIDS Action Baltimore Inc. Services to people with AIDS or those who are HIV-positive. 10 E. Eager St., 21202, (410) 837-2437, aidsactionbaltimore.org

Chase Brexton Health Services A full-service community health clinic. 1111 N. Charles St., 21201, (410) 837-2050, chasebrexton.org.

Children's Guild Counseling and education for severely emotionally disturbed children and their families. 6802 McClean Blvd., 21234, (410) 444-3800, childrensguild.org