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Stay on the path to graduation with personalized and financial support!

Elevate is designed to help students stay in college and stay on track for graduation with a personalized path to graduation.

Elevate can help you overcome obstacles outside of the classroom that could make it challenging to stay enrolled and graduate.

Elevate is designed to work in tandem with our mission to end generational poverty.

For more information:
667-600-3450 or elevate@cc-md.org

Why enroll in Elevate?

Research has shown that you are likely to earn more money with a degree than without one. Elevate support specialists are specifically trained to guide you through the community college process. Their job is to help you achieve your goals.

Navigate challenges

Working directly with trained support specialists, you’ll:

    • create a plan for academic success
    • identify your strengths and strategies to overcome outside obstacles
    • have access to on-call support specialists on the Catonsville, Essex, and Dundalk campuses

Services are free

These services are provided at no cost through Catholic Charities of Baltimore, the leading private provider of human services in Maryland, through its commitment to workforce development and poverty prevention.

Financial assistance

Sometimes money problems come up that make it hard to stay in school. In Elevate, you might qualify for up to $1,500 to help cover certain expenses.

Forms

Elevate Program Enrollment Form

  • Applicant Information

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Contact Information

  • Emergency Contact Information

  • Questions

    (We will need to verify this information visually.)
  • Demographic Information

    If yes, complete each that applies in the following questions.
    If yes, complete each that applies in the following questions.

Elevate Client Consent for Services Form

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Program/Service Purpose

    Catholic Charities is a non-profit social service organization that provides a variety of programs and services to individuals and families. You have applied to the Elevate® program for services. The purpose of Elevate is to help students complete Associates degrees and/or transfer to four-year institutions by helping them overcome their personal barriers to academic success. Please note: Associated Catholic Charities of Baltimore offers a variety of programs and services to strengthen individuals and families and to improve their quality of life. When you apply to Catholic Charities, we consider that you are applying for any or all agency services that may be of help to you. We commit that your identifiable information will be kept within Associated Catholic Charities of Baltimore unless additional consent is received from you.
  • Service Expectations

    The primary services provided by this program are: • Comprehensive service planning and case management to help students identify and enact strategies to overcome individual obstacles to academic progress • Emergency Financial Assistance to help students overcome temporary financial setbacks
  • Cost: None

    This program does not charge fees for the services provided.
  • Participation Agreement

  • Additional Information

    Some programs/services provided by Catholic Charities require special consents unique to the program/service. In such cases, additional information will be provided to you as an attachment(s) to this form.
  • Consenting Party Signatures

    Your name here will serve as an official signature.
  • If it is yourself, please type "Self"
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Support Specialist Signatures

    Your name here will serve as an official signature.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Interpreter Signatures, if applicable

    Your name here will serve as an official signature.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

Elevate Program Client Consent to Disclose Form

  • give permission for the release of any necessary medical, behavioral health, educational, social service, income or other pertinent information regarding myself to Elevate to assist in case managing, planning and assessing necessary supportive services. Elevate is also authorized to send any of the above information to outside agencies in order to assist in case managing, planning and assessing necessary supportive services. This information will be handled as confidential material. A photocopy of this authorization shall be as valid as the original.
  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
    (Period not to exceed one year)
  • Completion of this section becomes your official signature.
  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Completion of this section becomes your official signature.
  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY

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