Turkey Trot 2015

We have new and updated Turkey Trot event info available! Head over and check out LARS' Turkey Trot event page for the latest.

Partners For Wellness

LARS was recently selected to receive the Capital Area Food Bank’s Partners for Wellness designation. Learn about it!

Staff Opening

LARS is currently looking for a full-time Emergency Services Case Manager / Progam Coordinator. See the Board & Staff page for more details on how to become a part of the LARS team.

Board Opening

LARS is currently looking for a new board member. See the Board & Staff page for more details on how to make a meaningful contribution to the Laurel community.

Holiday Program

All families have been adopted for the 2015 Holiday Program. Loose gift and food donations are still being accepted! Please click below to get more information.

Best In America

LARS, Inc is a member with Independent Charities of America and has been certified as one of the Best in America. See below for more details.

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.

We are a Center of Hope

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!

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