Important Local Links Important links to regional resources.

*Please note before reading that the information on this page has been published strictly for the purpose of sharing information. It is up to the CAF member and his/her dependents to research and vet any information as details, process/procedures, costs and availablity is subject to change. The list of resources and links included in this document is NOT a complete overview of all that Maryland has to offer. 

SCHOOL DIGGER - find the ratings for your school district.
CEM - Children Education Management - find out the support you can have through this Canadian program.
Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools - find out what schools have been recognizes and honors elementary, middle, and high schools that exhibit high performance and/or significant improvment in student achievement. 

Local Base Information
Fort George G. Meade - find out important information about Fort Meade like community resources, events, Commissionary, the Exchange and much more!
Fort Meade Family and MWR - find out what programs for members and their families are offered on the Fort Meade base. 
United States Naval Academy - find out information about services and events at the Naval Academy that we have access to as Canadians.
Navy MWR Annapolis - The Fleet and Family Support Center staff is available to answer questions, provide information and help you settle into your new community.
Fort Meade Officers' Spouses Club - a non-profit organization that offers friendship, mentorship and camaraderies for spouses. 
Enlisted Spouses' Club - a diverse group of spouses from all branches come together to support one another and give back to the community. 

Employment Authorization Document (EAD) - find out information on how to obtain and renew. 
Employment Readiness Program - find out the services on Fort Meade that will help you gain employment.
Employment Assistance Program - financial resources as well as services available to spouses of CAF members. 

Healthcare in the U.S. - understand how to nagivate the U.S. healthcare system.
Annapolis Pediatrics - some of the Canadian families use this group for their children's healthcare - if they decide to not use the hospitals on base. 

Driving in Maryland 
Motor Vehicles Administration - Maryland Department of Transportation - find out information on how to get your drivers license and license plates. They have a location in Glen Burnie but it can be very busy there so Canadians tend to go to the Annapolis location. 

Other Links
Maryland Public Library Directory 
Maryland Tourism
Maryland Radio Stations
Sports in Maryland 
MARC Train - a great way to travel into D.C.