Allen, MD
Child Care

Free diapers, clothing, formula plus free and reduced cost daycare services for children of families in need. There are 20 child care programs in the Allen, Maryland area.

Care.com

1 Miles Away

Allen , MD 21810

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Services:
Care.com is a safe and trusted conduit that offers families and care providers in Allen , 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.

Additional Services:
Low and reduced cost childcare in Allen , MD.

Area Served:
Allen , MD


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Catholic Diocese Of Wilmington

7 Miles Away

30632 Hampden Avenue
Princess Anne, MD 21853
(410) 651-9608

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mhummell@cdow.org

Services:
Provides hospitality, service and advocacy to local residents, Hispanic communities and migrant farm workers. SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY PANTRY: Provides emergency 3-day supply of non-perishable food items. Quantity is based on number of household members. Open Mon-Thur 1-4PM. Can be utilized once every 30 days.2) FOOD SHARE: Offers groceries to those in need. Participant pays a shared maintenance fee of $4 the first of the month. Participant receives a bag of groceries worth at least $25. Food distribution is on the last Thur of the month.3) THRIFT SHOP: Offers clothing and household items for a nominal fee. Opens on Tues and Thurs 11AM-2PM.4) HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROGRAMS: Offers hypertension screening, exercise and nutrition classes, and WIC program site.5) WOMEN'S ARTS AND CRAFTS: Group meets once a week.6) FARM WORKER SERVICES: Provides emergency food, clothing and advocacy for farm workers.7) INFORMATION/REFERRAL: Provides each participant with information on food stamps, budgeting, and nutrition. Helps clients identify other service needs and makes appropriate referrals on client's behalf.8) RELATIVES AS PARENTS SUPPORT GROUPS: Provides support for grandparents and other relatives raising children. Group meets monthly.9) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Assists with eviction prevention and utility assistance. Must provide proof of need and proper identification. Call for information. 10) DONATIONS: Accepts clothing in good condition and ready to wear, non-perishable food items, household goods, appliance and monetary donations are welcomed.

Eligibility:
Residents in need and migrant farm workers.



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Office Of The Maryland Women, Infants And Children Program

9 Miles Away

801 North Salisbury Boulevard
Salisbury, MD 21801
(410) 749-2488

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smorris@dhmh.state.md.us

Services:
FOOD VOUCHERS: 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:,

Hours:
Check pick-up on Tues & Thurs.

Eligibility:
See notes.



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Little Sisters Of Jesus And Mary

9 Miles Away

812 Boundary Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
(410) 749-4239

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LSJM@ezy.net

Services:
Provides assistance to individuals in need of financial assistance, food and homeless services. SERVICES: 1) DINING ROOM (Soup Kitchen): Offers hot mealsto anyone in need onTues, Wed and Thurs, 10:30AM-12PM.2) EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY: Provides groceries on Tues, Wed, and Thurs, 8:45-11:30AM. Clients are screened, but no referral is necessary. Formula and pampers sometimes are available. Need ID and Social Security card for everyone in the family (if they are new clients or have not been to the Center for a year).Services may be provided two times a month.Offers a clothing voucher for a thrift store nearby on the first of the month. 3) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides funds for court-ordered evictions (go to DSS first), first month's rent or security deposit (need leasing agreement), utility turn-offs, water bills and prescriptions (go to Salvation Army first). Walk-ins must come in by 8:15AM-12PM, on Tue, Wed and Thur. Their names are placedon a lottery list to receive service. 4) HOSPITALITY DAY ROOM FOR THE HOMELESS: Provides a temporary day shelter for homeless men and women. Offersshowers, laundry, breakfast, lunch and one bag of clothes. Guidance counselors are available. Mon-Fri, 8AM-1PM. 5) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: THANKSGIVING: Offers food giveaways to those in need. New clients and clients updating their cards that are signing up for food after 10/15/12 may be eligible to receive a chicken only. All other food pantry clients with families ranging from 1 to 3 household members will receive a turkey and families consisting of 4 or more members will receive a turkey. Chickens and Turkeys will be distributed on 11/20 and 11/21/2012. CHRISTMAS: Provides Christmas toy giveaway to families in need.Must be a client of the food pantryand must sign up by 11/1/12 in order to receive assistance. Any client that is signing up at the Salvation Army for Christmas assistance will be asked to decide who they want to receive their gifts from. If they decide to get them from Joseph House then they will notify the Salvation Army of the client's decision 6) DONATIONS: Accepts basic needs and monetary donations all year. 7) SPECIAL PROGRAMS:REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE: Provides assistance to anyone that needs help managing their finances and paying their bills so that they will not fall into a crisis situation. Call for more information. GOOD NEIGHBOR: Offers assistance thru volunteers that help home bound individuals with bathing and performing exercises prescribed by their doctor. Also assists with household tasks or errandsoutside of their home, such as getting prescriptions and supplies.Call for more information.

Eligibility:
Anyone in need.



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Cathedral Of Love

9 Miles Away

423 East Church Street
Salisbury, MD 21803
(410) 742-5386
wilsoncolv@aol.com

Services:
Provides a food pantry and skills training for residents of Wicomico County.SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides a food pantry. Clients may access it once a month. Can occasionally be used at other times in extreme emergencies. 2) SECOND CHANCE HELP: Provides help for individuals, families, and ex offenders. Literacy classes in math and reading and a computer lab are available. 3) TUTORING: Provides an after school program. 4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSEDTHANKSGIVING MEAL: Served on Thanksgiving Day from 11AM-1PM for homeless individuals and their,

Hours:
Pantry: Thurs, 10AM-12PM.

Eligibility:
Anyone in need.



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Salisbury Urban Ministries

9 Miles Away

326 Barclay Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
(410) 749-1563
salisburyum@verizon.net

Services:
Provides emergency food, financial assistance, bathingfacilitiesand education to Eastern Shoreresidents. SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Provides food on Tue & Thur, 10AM-1:30PM. Occasionally has pampers.New clients must come before 1:30PM. 2) EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: May provide assistance to the first 5-6 people on Tue & Thur, 10AM-2PM, (walk-ins accepted come early) to apply for emergency financial assistance. Provides assistance for first month's rent, rent evictions (must be in court proceedings), prescriptions, fuel, water bills and utility ( must have disconnect notice). Must have proper documentation and proof of need which outlines balance owed. A minimum of $250 may be applied towards the bill. Prescription allowance is determined based on funds available. 3) SOUP KITCHEN: Meals are served Sat, 11:15AM-12:15PM. Grace United Methodist Church. 635 East Church Street, Salisbury, 21804. 4) KIDS CAFE: Provides meals and snacks, nutrition education and activities, Tue and Thur, 5-7PM and on some school holidays, to community children kindergarten through 6th grade. Summer program begins June 20, 2012 on Mon, Wed, Fri; 9:30AM-3:30PM.5) HEALTH PREVENTION EDUCATION AND BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING: Offered on Sat, 11:15AM-12:30PM. Grace United Methodist Church, 635 East Church Street.

Hours:
Vary. See notes

Eligibility:
Anyone in need of services.



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Eastern Shore Pregnancy Center

9 Miles Away

1304 South Division Street
Salisbury, MD 21804
(410) 546-5433
espc1@verizon.net

Services:
Provides support services for women experiencing a crisis pregnancy.SERVICES:,

Hours:
Thursdays are by appointment only.

Eligibility:
Women experiencing a crisis pregnancy.



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Worcester County Department Of Social Services

19 Miles Away

Worcester County G.O.L.D.
299 Commerce Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863
(410) 677-6830

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donley@dhr.state.md.us

Services:
Provides emergency financial assistance to residents in need. Also offers a variety of volunteer experiences to anyone in the community that would like to help residents in need.SERVICES: 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers financial assistance with utility cut-off, eviction prevention, transportation and prescription assistance.2) FOOD ASSISTANCE: Offers a gift card to local grocery store or provides referrals to area food pantries.3) BABY PANTRY: Offers emergency assistance to families in need of diapers, formula, baby food and clothing.4) SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2012: Provides free school supplies to students in need. Must live in Worcester County and attend a public school K-12. Must also qualify forgovernmentassistance (EX: SNAP). Must contact Worcester County DSS or Worcester Health Department toreceivea referral for free school supplies.5) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered to residents of Worcester County only. Accepts referrals from Worcester County DSS, Health Dept, Family Connections, self-referrals and human service agencies. THANKSGIVING MEALS: Provides boxed meals that consist of a turkey, potatoes and canned food. Operates on a first come first serve basis until food lasts. Food is distributed on 11/16/12.CHRISTMAS TOYS: Provides toys for children of families in need. Accepts referrals beginning 12/3/12 until list is full. DONATIONS: Accepts monetary donations that may be allocated to any of the following fundsIN-KIND DONATIONS: Accepts new items to supply the Baby Pantry & Adult Care Pantry. Contributions of easter baskets, school supplies, gift cards, food, clothing and gifts can be made. Call the office for more information or email Darlene Onley at donley@dhr.state.md.us

Eligibility:
Worcester County residents.



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Sussex Pregnancy Care Center

33 Miles Away

5 Burger King Drive
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-4344

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volunteers@sussexpregnancy.com

Services:
Provides free pregnancy test with support services including free sonograms for pregnancy verification Baby items are offered through the Caring Hearts and Building Foundations for Successful Dads Support Programs, which incorporate education, videos, classes and encouragement as they prepare to be parents Schedules of topics discussed for both programs are available upon request Parenting and childbirth classes are offered throughout the year, social services approved Drama available for and performed by teens regarding relationships and sexual abstinence Also offered are Keys for Loving Relationships--marriage preparation classes and money management classes.

Eligibility:
Anyone; for material emergency assistance, clients encouraged to participate in support programs

Area Served:
Sussex/Kent Counties (some MD clients)

Documents To Bring:
Call for an appointment; walk-ins accepted as time slots are available



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Ocean City Baptist Church

34 Miles Away

102 North Division Street
Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 289-4054

Services:
Provides emergency, holiday assistance, job search assistance and substance abuse counseling.SERVICES:1) FOOD: Provides emergency food and formula when available to those in need.2) SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING: Provides counseling and referrals to treatment centers.3) EMPLOYMENT: Provides job search assistance. 4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSED Thanksgiving meal will be served Thanksgiving day, 24th from 11AM-4PM. Open to anyone,

Eligibility:
Anyone in need.



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Diakonia

34 Miles Away

12747 Old Bridge Road
Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 213-0923

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linda@diakoniaoc.org

Services:
Provides a 20-bed emergency shelter for homeless men, women, and families with children. Also offers an emergency food pantry and holiday assistance at Thanksgiving and Christmas. SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY HOUSING: Provides a 20-bed emergency shelter for homeless men, women and families with children. Adult clients must obtain employment within three days. Residents have opportunity to move to transitional shelter. The shortest stay is one day, the longest stay is 24 months. 2) EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY: Provides food 3 times a year. Formula and baby items are sometimes available. Photo ID and proof of local residence is required. 3) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: NO ASSISTANCE FOR 2011. Will be offered for Thanksgiving and Christmas. First come first serve basis. Call for information about sign-up and distribution. DONATIONS: Gift cards/certificates, food, toiletries and new clothing and toys are needed.

Hours:
24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Eligibility:
Open to anyone in need. Shelter residents must be substance abuse free for the last 24 hours.



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