Abingdon, MD
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 83 child care programs in the Abingdon, Maryland area.

Care.com

1 Miles Away

Abingdon , MD 21009

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Services:
Care.com is a safe and trusted conduit that offers families and care providers in Abingdon , MD a chance to easily connect, share care giving experiences, and get advice. The company addresses the different care needs a family may go through the life cycle; be it child care, special needs care, tutoring, senior care, pet care, housekeeping and more. The service enables families to find and select the best care possible based on detailed profiles, background checks, and references for hundreds of thousands of mom and families.

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Low and reduced cost childcare in Abingdon , MD.

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Abingdon , MD


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Harford Community Action Agency

4 Miles Away

1321B Woodbridge Station Way
Edgewood, MD 21040
(410) 612-9909

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jmason@harfordcommunityaction.org

Services:
Provides low-income resident emergency food, financial assistance and taxpreparation services. SERVICES: 1) COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY: Provides emergency non-perishable groceries based on size of household, need and what is available. Income eligible MEAP (Maryland Energy Assistance Program) recipients are eligible once a month; others are considered on a individual basis If eligible, groceries are available same day. Occasionally baby formula is available 2) EVICTION PREVENTION/ SECURITY DEPOSITS: Offers financial assistance for court-ordered evictions and mortgage assistance. Also assists with security deposits for individuals or families who are homeless or living in shelters. Provides up to $500 once a year as long as client can come up with the remainder from other organization(Salvation Army, FISH, Churches, etc.). The FAMILY must be homeless or in the verge of homelessness. Will only serve families with children 21 and younger.INCOME ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSISTANCE:Persons per Household Monthly Income1 $1,861.662 $2,521.663 $3,181.664 $3,841.665 $4,501.666 $5,161.66For each additional person, add $660.003) FINANCIAL CASE MANAGEMENT: Provides on-on-one case management services to help clients learn to manage their finances. Located at 626 Towne Center Drive, Suite 204, Joppa 21085. Individuals must be income eligible and should you the chart above to verify.4) GED: Offers 8-12 week GED preparation and adult basic education courses.5) JOB PREPARATION: Offers a one-week intensive job skills program that prepares people for the workforce.6) TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: CLOSEDProvides tax preparation assistance to all residents who made less than $50,000 on 1/28/12-4/7/2012.Call to schedule an appointment Mon-Thur, 8AM-6PM starting 1/3/2012. Call 410-510-7726 EX 230 to schedule an appointment or leave a voice mail message. Appointments are scheduled Tues and Thurs, 3-7PM; Sat, 10AM-3PM.Must bring the following:-- Valid photo ID for self and spouse.-- A Social Security card for EACH family member.-- W-2 forms for all jobs worked in 2011.-- Child care provider - name, address and tax ID number.-- All banking account information (a check and/or savings deposit slip).-- A copy of last year's tax return.-- Any document or information about money received from the IRS, including the advanced Child Tax Credit.-- All 1099 forms for other income, if any.-- Any other tax related documents.NOTE: Every adult listed on the tax form must come to sign the return.

Hours:
Mon-Thur, 8:30AM-12:30PM and closed 12:30AM-1:30PM. Individuals can receive food Mon-Fri, 8:30-11:30AM and Mon-Thur, 1:30-4PM **Please be advised- currently experiencing increase in volume, appointments may be late**

Eligibility:
Low-income residents. Must meet 200% of poverty level. See notes for eligibility.



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Sarc: Sexual Assault/spouse Abuse Resource Center

5 Miles Away

PO Box 1207
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 836-8431

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ecarden@sarc-maryland.org

Services:
Provides support services to victims of sexual assault. SERVICES:1) ABUSERS PROGRAM: Provides weekly counseling groups for perpetrators who have abused their partners. Group sessions are 2 hours long and run for 26 weeks. Sessions are designed to help perpetrators to end abusive behavior by learning ways to resolve conflicts and handle stress non-violently. Program is designed for court-ordered participants but is open to voluntary members.2) DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM: Offers 24-hour helpline. Individual counseling and educational support groups are available for women who have been battered. Individual counseling for children of battered women is also available. Referrals made for battered children Court support and referral to emergency shelter, legal services and other community resources are available. Program does not provide couples counseling while an abusive situation is ongoing. 3) SEXUAL ASSAULT PROGRAM: Offers a 24-hour helpline for victims of rape and sexual assault. Counseling provided by trained counselors who act as liaisons with the police, provide follow-up counseling accompaniment to court and hospitals and referral to community resources.4) LEGAL SERVICES: Provides court accompaniment, representation for protection orders and emergency custody hearings, divorce and other civil remedies. Helps with ex-partes and refers to other sources of legal assistance.5) SAFEHOUSE SERVICES: Offers a confidentially located crisis shelter for battered women and their children. 6) HOSPITAL COMPANION: Assists victims of sexual assault and domestic violence with a companion during a hospital visit.7) DONATIONS: Accepts non-perishable foods, hygiene items including soap, shampoo, diapers and other paper products, new sheets, towels. Cannot accept used toys or clothing.

Eligibility:
Victims and abusers of domestic and sexual violence.



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Birthright Of Harford County

5 Miles Away

38 East Gordon Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
(410) 838-0443

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cmaglov@live.net

Services:
SUPPORT SERVICES: Offers pregnancy testing and right to life counseling. Diapers, baby clothes, maternity clothes and referrals for baby furniture and other services are provided. Also offers long and short term support services.

Hours:
Tue, Wed & Thur evenings, 6-8PM.

Eligibility:
Pregnant women or women with children.



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Greater Baltimore Center For Pregnancy Concern

15 Miles Away

442 Eastern Boulevard
Essex, MD 21221
(410) 391-3911

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linda@centerforpregnancyconcerns.org

Services:
Provides medical assistance, material assistance, an education,

Hours:
Call for hours.

Eligibility:
Women facing unplanned pregnancy but do not want an abortion, or women with young children who need material assistance. Also men who desire mentoring.



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Baltimore Pregnancy Center

15 Miles Away

7311 Harford Road
Parkville, MD 21234
(410) 426-9992

Services:
PREGNANCY CENTER: Offers pregnancy testing, formula, diapers, baby clothes, maternity clothes and baby furniture when available. Provides pregnancy counseling through a hotline or directly at the center. Also accepts donations of,

Hours:
Hotline hours: Mon-Fri, 9AM-5PM. Additional hours are Mon, Noon-2PM and Thur, 7-8:30PM.

Eligibility:
Pregnant women or families with infants.



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Baltimore County Health Department

19 Miles Away

1046 Taylor Avenue
Towson, MD 21286
(410) 887-2243

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health@baltimorecountymd.gov

Services:
Provides testing and counseling for HIV. Also provides WIC services and Maryland Children's Health Program. SERVICES:1) HIV TESTING AND COUNSELING: Free and anonymous testing is available on the 1st and 3rd Wed of the month, 9AM-4PM. Call 410-887-6694 to schedule an appointment.2) WIC: Provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breast feeding support and health care referrals to pregnant and postpartum women, nursing mothers, and infants and children up to age five. ELIGIBILITY:,

Eligibility:
See notes.



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Assistance Center Of Towson Churches

19 Miles Away

120 West Pennsylvania Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 296-4855
actc316@verizon.net

Services:
Provides a food pantry, financial assistance, assistance with personal items, identification cards and referrals to a clothing closet. SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides a five day supply of nonperishable foods. Can some times provide baby formula and some baby items.Can use pantry once every three months (as long as food supply allows). Also accepts donations of non-perishable food items.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides limited financial assistance once a year with BGE turnoff notices,eviction preventionandprescriptions and medical supplies. Will provide the last $100 if funds are available. Must bring utility turn-off and eviction notices, photo ID and social security. Call to make sure funds are still available. No source of income required. Does not have to be MEAP eligible. Also accepts monetary donations.3) HOTEL/MOTEL VOUCHERS: Works with individuals on a case by case basis in extreme emergency situations for placement for a night or two in a hotel/motel. Call to be screened for eligibility.4) CLOTHING: Refers individuals toa clothes closet on Tue and Thur.5) TRANSPORTATION: Offers limited funds for bus token to travel to verifiable job interviews and doctor's appointments.6) PERSONAL ITEMS: Provides health and hygiene products when available. Call for availability.7) IDENTIFICATION: Assists people in obtaining ID's every Wed, 12:30PM.8) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSEDTHANKSGIVING: Provides individuals and families in the catchment area with Thanksgiving baskets. Baskets will be handed out, on a first come, first served basis Nov, 21st and 22nd, 10AM-2:45PM. Must bring MD ID and proof of residence. Social security cards are preferred.

Eligibility:
Persons in need of emergency financial aid. Must show social security card for each family member. Adults



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South Baltimore Emergency Relief

21 Miles Away

110 East West Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 752-1336
foodpantrysb@gmail.com

Services:
Provides financial assistance, a food pantry and a clothing closet to residents within the catchment area. SERVICES: 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Funds are available to assist with various emergency needs, including utilities (must have disconnect notice) and prescription medicine (James pharmacy only. No controlled substances). If the caller lives outside of the 21230 zip code they must obtain a referral and participate in a phone intake/screening. Referrals are accepted from: DSS or any human services agency which may include churches, hospitals, and schools. Will not accept a referral from CARES. Financial assistance is for individuals in Baltimore zipcodes 21223, 21225 and 21230. Do not help with water bills.2) FOOD PANTRY: Operates an emergency grocery program at 110 East West Street. A 3-day supply of canned goods is available on a monthly basis. Available to anyone in Baltimore City zipcodes except 21212, 21239 and 21218 (North of 33rd Street).3) CLOTHING: Offers used clothing on a first come first serve basis, for men, women and children. 4) DONATIONS: Accepts toiletries, baby items, non-perishable food, and paper products.

Hours:
Or by appointment.

Eligibility:
Anyone in need.



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Volunteers Of America Chesapeake

21 Miles Away

4920 Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21214
(410) 426-4009
cdavis@voaches.org

Services:
A multi-purpose senior center providing a wide range of services and activities to its members.SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food items once every 30 days, to persons in need at the Northeast Food Pantry. Sometimes offers baby food, Pedialyte and other small baby supplies. The pantry is open Mon-Fri, 10AM-1:30PM. Food referrals are required and accepted from all human service agencies. It is okay to fax referrals before 10AM, but clients must not show up any earlier than 10AM. Individuals must bring,

Eligibility:
No age restrictions on the food pantry. Pantry is open 10AM-1:30PM and referrals are accepted from all human service agencies. The senior center requires adults 55 and older.



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Franciscan Sisters Of Baltimore

21 Miles Away

101 West 23rd Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 467-5340

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cmetzger@francenter.org

Services:
Provides a soup kitchen, a food pantry, clothing, financial assistance, health care screenings, holiday assistance, a technology resource center and accepts donations. SERVICES:1) SOUP KITCHEN: Serves lunch daily Mon-Thur, 10AM-1PM, and also offers coffee and doughnuts Fri, 10AM-Noon.2) EMERGENCY FOOD:****Vouchers required from DSS.****Individuals need to go to DSS (specifically the one located at 2500 Pennsylvania Avenue, 443-423-7600) and simply ask for a food voucher. Must make sure to have Franciscan Centerlabeledon the voucher.Three-day supply of groceries available to residents of 21202, 21211 and 21218. Pantry hours are Mon-Thurs, 10AM. 25 bags, fist come fist served. Provides formula and Ensure, when in stock. 3) MEN AND WOMEN'S CLOTHING: Clothing for men and children are provided Mon-Tues, 10AM-Noon, and clothing for women and children are provided on Wed-Thurs, 10AM-Noon. 4) EMERGENCY SERVICES: Will only provide financial assistance once in a lifetime to an individual. Provides assistance for obtaining IDs an Maryland birth certificates (Mon-Thur, 10AM-2PM). Emergency funds (Mon-Thurs, 10AM-2PM) sometimes available for prescriptions, eviction, dental extractions; bus tokens occasionally available for emergency or employment-related situations. For BGE assistance, will assist the first 10 people 11AM-1:30PM. Individuals must have a picture id, BGE turn off notice and paperwork from MEAP and/or the Fuel Fund. Additional required items to bring include proof of income and social security card for all family members. For eviction prevention they must bring the court order andpromissorynotes(other organizations that are assisting in paying rent, or other proof that they have the remainder of the funds to pay the rent). Will only pay the last $200. Will assist people in section8/public housing. Must have an income that exceeds rent. For utility assistance they must first apply for MEAP and the Fuel Fund. They must bring proof that they applied when they apply at theFranciscanCenter. The Center will assist with the last $200 remaining on the bill. Must have an income that exceeds rent.5) HEALTH CARE: o Screenings for HIV and other STDs by Baltimore City Health Department, Thurs, 10AM-2PM. 6) TRC: Technology Resource Center -- public use computer center; coaching for basic computer skills available. Mon-Thurs, 10AM-12Noon. 7) ID: Must be a MD resident. Need to bring original birth certificate, social security cards and 2 proofs of mailing address. Mon-Thurs, 10AM-2PM. 8) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSED Anyone in need can walk in.o THANKSGIVING: A meal will be served on November 22rd, 10AM-1PM.o CHRISTMAS: A meal will be served Dec 20th, 10AM-1PM. A gift bag of toiletries will also be given. o HOLIDAY DONATIONS: Accepts clothing and food for both holidays. Coats and gloves are also accepted at Christmas.9) DONATIONS: Accepts clothing from organizations, copier, stamps, personal hygiene items, canned good, and non-perishable food. 10) ATTIRE FOR HIRE: Professional clothes. Eligibility requirements apply. Call for an appointment.11) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012:THANKSGIVING -- HARVEST OF PLENTY (HOP) 2012: Will distribute food baskets to individuals/families who are receiving or are eligible for one of the following: unemployment, food stamps, MEAP, SSI/SSDI/SSA, TCA, or TDAP. Clients sign-up via 211MD until list is full.Must bring picture ID, Social Security card, and proof of eligibility to pick up basket. If the person who registered cannot pick-up, a proxy must be designated ahead of time and show ID DISTRIBUTION DATE: Friday, November 16th, 10AM-3PMAVAILABILITY: 200 Boxes and turkeys

Hours:
See notes for program hours.

Eligibility:
Low-income persons in need.



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