Serving the Laurel Community Since 1987

Emergency Services Case Manager & Volunteer Coordinator


We envision a community that treats all people with dignity and helps everyone meet their basic needs. We are currently seeking a dynamic, organized, and passionate individual for the position of Emergency Services Case Manager/Volunteer Coordinator. This individual will provide direct case management for clients seeking emergency assistance, develop and coordinate LARS volunteer program and oversee the operations of the LARS food pantry. This is a full-time position and includes Monday evening hours.

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We are a Center of Hope For The Community


Laurel Advocacy & Referral Services, Inc. (LARS) has been assisting the Laurel community since 1987 with services such as homelessness prevention, food pantry access, employment assistance and much more.

We can do more by learning about each other. Get to know us and when you're ready, contact us so we can work together!

Mission & Vision

Our Mission is to enable homeless and low-income people in Laurel who are in crisis to achieve stability and long-term self-sufficiency.

Our Vision is a community that treats all people with dignity and helps everyone meet their basic needs.

GuideStar Exchange • Gold Participant

LARS, A GuideStar Gold Participant


LARS has achieved Gold status on the GuideStar Exchange, representing a deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability

Food Pantry


LARS's Food Pantry is celebrating the end of winter and the warmth of Spring. Join us in our fight against hnger by participating donating your time, energy or food to the LARS Food Pantry!

How to Get Help


View our Resources and How to Get Help pages for information on getting what you need to get you on your way.

Strong families make strong communities.

Spring into Summer


Want to shake off the cold summer blues? Join LARS in getting warmed up this summer by racing in the Spring into Summer 5K and Family Fun Walk sponsored by LARS!