SHORE UP!, Inc.  

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – FREDDIE MITCHELL                                                        DIRECTOR – DENISE ALLEN

Vision Statement

 SHORE UP!  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 self-sufficient.

Wicomico County

  • Eden Center 20842 Eden/Allen Road Eden, MD 21822 410-543-1243
  • Salisbury Center I Coordinator: Rebecca Brinson 520 Snow Hill Road Salisbury, MD 21804 410-749-1142
  • Salisbury Center II Coordinator: Rebecca Brinson 1101 Robert Street Salisbury, MD 21804 410-334-6217

Early Childhood (Birth to 5) Programs

SHORE UP! Inc. offers several programs that address the needs of pregnant women, children ages birth to 5, and the parents of these children.  Some programs provide services to pregnant women and children ages birth to 3, while others provide services to children ages 3 to 5. Families with children with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Customers served, and the services/programs offered to them are as follows:


  • Head Start
  • Early Head
  • Wicomico Family Support
  • Childcare center for Wicomico County parents of children ages birth to 3, while parents work on-site on GED, job training, etc.(Wicomico Family Support)
  • Licensed childcare facilities for children ages 6 weeks to 3 (Early Head Start)
  • Licensed childcare facilities for children ages 3 to 5 (Head Start)
  • All centers provide:
    • Health Needs
    • Nutrition
    • Educational Activities
    • Services for children with disabilities
    • Socialization Skills
    • Transportation



Family services provided by Wicomico Family Support, Early Head Start and Head Start:

  • Parenting classes
  • Parental involvement (male involvement especially encouraged) in child’s education, including volunteer opportunities
  • Social and recreational events and activities to help family bonding
  • Home visits by SHORE UP! staff to assist with family needs
  • For pregnant women, including teens (Wicomico Family Support and Early Head Start)
    • Prenatal education
    • Nutritional services
    • Assistance in obtaining comprehensive prenatal
    • Instruction in care and development of infants

* Please note: The term “parents” includes foster parents and legal guardians.

520 Snow Hill Road
Salisbury, MD 21804
Local Phone: 410-749-1142
TDD: 410-860-8800
Fax: 410-742-9191
Hours of operation:
Mon – Fri: 8:30AM – 5PM