Build Your Resources

“Do not limit your vision any longer to yourself, but see the Lord around you and in you, ready to put his hand to the work as soon as you ask for His help. You will see that all will go well.”                                                       ~ St. Vincent DePaul Help a Neighbor

The Build Your Resources program offers varied, relevant, monthly resource workshops available to the entire community, regardless of income level. Subjects will include many of the resources identified for success in the Getting Ahead program such as:

  • Emotional
  • Financial
  • Hidden class rules
  • Integrity
  • Mental
  • Motivation
  • Physical
  • Relationships
  • Spiritual
  • Support system



March 6 – 5:30-7 p.m.
Getting and Keeping Your Car on the Road
Learn how to go about buying and maintaining a car, without getting ripped off or spending a fortune! Presented by Consumer Auto.


March 13 – 5:30-7 p.m.
Saving Strategies for a Secure Future
Want to create savings for a sustainable future? Learn how your savings choices today can make your tomorrow brighter! Presented by Dr. Yoder of Mount St. Mary’s University.

 April 3 – 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Caring for Your Mental Health in a Constantly Connected World
Does your social media account sometimes stress you out? Learn strategies to care for yourself in a world that never gets unplugged.

April 13 – 12:00-4 p.m.
Financial Literacy Fair
This is a FREE and FUN, drop-in event! Curious about paying for college? How about Credit Repair? Need support in creating a family budget? You’ll find resources for this and so much more! There will be door prizes and giveaways throughout the day.

May 1 – 5:30-7 p.m.
Overdose Response Training
This training is for anyone who is at risk for overdosing on heroin or prescription pain medication and anyone who may have an opportunity to help someone experiencing an overdose. You will learn: Types of Opioids; How to Recognize, Respond, and Prevent and Opioid Overdose; How to Administer Naloxone/Narcan(r); and Resources for Family Members, Friends, & Loved Ones.

May 15 – 5-7 p.m.
Diabetic Nutrition
Come learn about diabetes and what nutritional steps you can take to eat properly and live a healthy lifestyle!

Unless otherwise noted, all workshops are held at Seton Center, 226 East Lincoln Avenue in Emmitsburg, open to the general public and FREE! Registration for workshops is required by completing the form at the bottom of this page or calling Program Coordinator Kelly Overholtzer at 301.447.6102 x 17.

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