Join Frederick’s Human Providers Applications | Letters to the Editor
It was encouraging to learn the current column written by a buddy of Metropolis Youth Matrix, Alan Feinberg. He wrote concerning the alternatives that will be supplied with a extra collaborative method to our human service efforts in Frederick.
Even earlier than COVID-19, many people, leaders and teams in our group made ideas for our native organizations, nonprofits, religion communities and native authorities to embrace much less siled service supply.
It has been a dialog associated to our identify Metropolis Youth Matrix, and we name it The Matrix. Relationships and togetherness are at all times higher than separation and isolation.
It could be of nice profit to the person if the sources and companies accessible had been supplied beneath one roof or beneath a single service working system. This isn’t a suggestion in any respect for organizations to desert their single service path or major bodily location.
Particular niches and specificity ought to at all times be on the middle of each half of a bigger physique. It’s merely a chance to supply a further location and maybe a extra strategic and environment friendly course of for an individual or household in want.
Organizations may have a consultant on website throughout enterprise hours who would offer the data wanted to attach the person or household to their sources and companies. The outcome could be an enormous array of companies and relationships beneath one roof or working system. Utilizing present applications could be very a lot according to the Metropolis Youth Matrix mannequin. We’re doing this by eradicating limitations and connecting youth and households with enrichment applications.
Connecting silos is lots like a matrix. We hope this mannequin looms on the horizon for the Metropolis and County of Frederick.
Aaron Vetter is the Founder and Govt Director of Metropolis Youth Matrix.