Early Childhood, Aging\Elderly Services, Youth, Food Assistance, Energy Assistance, Career Assistance, Housing Assistance, Shelter, Health, Education, Adult Education, Financial Literacy, Advocacy, Arts, Economic Development
Marrakech empowers people to achieve a better quality of life. Our caring, inclusive and supportive team serves over a thousand individuals all over the state. They are our neighbors with disabilities, our children who need to learn life skills, our friends battling with addiction, homelessness, and mental illness, and our community members who need to acquire skills to build a career, make ends meet and become more independent. We do this by providing homes, building skills, supporting families and helping people reach their potential. The result: stronger communities.
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