Address:110 W Bel Air AveAberdeen, MD 21001Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Provides a food pantry with non-perishable food to those in need each Wed from 5-6PM. Walk-in for assistance once every 30 days. Must provide a photo ID.
Eligibility: Open to anyone in need, once every 30 days.
Documents To Bring: Photo ID.
Address:529 Edmund StAberdeen, MD 21001Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Offers an array of services to the residents of Harford County. - - SERVICES: - 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides $100 (does not have to be the last $100) towards an eviction notice or a utility turn-off notice (not water). The funds are paid directly to either the landlord or the utility provider. Must have current photo ID, proof of need, proof of income, and social security card. Call to schedule an appointment. Appointments are scheduled within 48 hours. - - 2) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food to individuals in need. This is limited to once every 30 days. Must bring current photo ID and social security card. No referral needed. Also provides food give-aways on the 3rd Tues of each month, between 2-4PM. Offers fresh fruits and vegetables during the give-aways. - - 3) WRAPAROUND MENTORING: Provides 1-1 mentoring and goal setting with children in elementary and middle school and their families. Children that are served in this program exhibit behavioral problems at school or in the home. No referral needed. - - 4) SUMMER DAY CAMP 2017: Offers children 4-15 a 7-week summer day camp. Walk-in for an application ($30) and return April-late June. The academic and recreational based camp is $475. Scholarships are available and will accept Purchase of Care vouchers. Installment payments accepted for the $475. - - 5) FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER: Purchases and refurbishes homes in Harford County to resell them to low-moderate income families several times a year. There is a set income eligibility, the family must be at or below 50%-80% of the FPL. If the family is accepted into the program they will be required to take homebuyer workshops. - - 6) ADDICTIONS SUPPORT: Offers spiritual peer support group, Tue, 7-9PM. - - 7) SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2017: No event for 2017. - - 8) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017: - o Thanksgiving: Provides Thanksgiving baskets to those in need on a first come, first served basis. Call to sign-up and for additional information. - - o Christmas: Offers a Harvest Dinner the first Wed of Dec. Provides a hot meal, toys, hats, gloves, and gifts for seniors. Dinner for seniors will begin at 3-5PM and dinner for families, 6-8PM. No need to call, walk-in on Wed, Dec 6.
Eligibility: Residents of Harford County in need of assistance.
Documents To Bring: See notes.
Address:222 Law StAberdeen, MD 21001Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food to those in need. People who live in their catchment area may utilize the pantry once every month and must have a photo ID.
Eligibility: Open to anyone in need, who lives within the catchment area. Food Pantry is available once every month.
Address:50 E Bel Air AveAberdeen, MD 21001Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Offers a food pantry, soup kitchen, and thrift shop. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food and occasionally has bread and fresh produce (seasonal). Individuals are eligible for assistance once every 30 days. Must bring picture id, proof of residence and income, and social security cards for children in the household. Walk in for assistance Wed, 7-8PM. - - 2) SOUP KITCHEN: Provides a soup kitchen to anyone in need Thur, 11:30AM-12:30PM. - - 3) THRIFT SHOP: Offers low cost clothing and household items starting from $0.50. Thrift shop available Mon & Wed, 10AM-Noon.
Eligibility: Individuals 18 and older in need of services.
Documents To Bring: Must have picture id, proof of address and income, and social security cards for children in the household for the food pantry.
Address:300 Seneca AveHavre De Grace, MD 21078Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides assistance to residents of Harford County. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD CLOSET: Provides non-perishable food and occasionally frozen meat to those in need, Tues-Fri, 10-11:45AM and 1-2:45PM. Can only be utilized once every 30 days. Also accepts food and monetary donations. - - 2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to persons with court-ordered evictions or gas and electric turn-off notices when funds are available. They will assist if the service has been recently turned off, but will not assist with old bills. Limited to once per year. They are NOT a Fuel Fund site. Financial assistance is NOT available during the months of December and January. - - 3) YOUTH GROUP: Offers a youth group during the school year, Sept-June, on Tues, 5:30-7:30PM, young people, ages 6 through 17, visit the Corps for a meeting, prayer, dinner, and arts and crafts. Transportation is provided. - - 4) SUMMER CAMP 2018: Provides a one-week camp program in Hedgesville, West Virginia at Camp Tomahawk, July 20-25th, to approximately 20 youths, ages 6-12, from low income families. Youths are selected on a first come, first served basis. Applicants are encouraged to start calling as early as April. Transportation is provided to the camp. Caller for more information. - - 5) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017: - o THANKSGIVING: See Christmas registration information below. - - o CHRISTMAS: Offers a food basket and toys to families with children. Registration begins Mon, Oct 9th-Fri, Oct 13th, 9AM-4PM. Bring in three gift suggestions for children 12 and younger (each gift suggestion should cost less than $30). During this time, families can also register for Thanksgiving baskets. Unfortunately, it is not guaranteed that Thanksgiving baskets will be provided to applicants. - MUST have ALL of the following required documentation: - --Valid Maryland ID card - --SS cards for all household members - --Proof of all income sources (pay stubs/DSS/child support, food stamp letter) - --Proof of expenses (current electric, gas, oil, water bills; car payment and insurance, etc) - --Proof of residence (Section 8, public housing or HUD) - --Must provide the paper including the break-down of family members, monthly rent and birth certificates for all children, ages 12 years and under - --Must know the clothing & shoe sizes, and 3 specific gift suggestions for all children.
Eligibility: Individuals and families in need living in Harford County and Cecil County.
Documents To Bring: Call for more information.
Address:531 Legion DrHavre De Grace, MD 21078Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides a food, clothing and spiritual care to people in need. - - SERVICES: - 1) EMERGENCY FOOD and CLOTHING: Offers non-perishable food items to individuals in need, and clothing to men, women and children. Assistance is provided on Wed at 9:30AM, and individuals are only eligible once per month. Also accepts donations of clothing, housewares, books, furniture, small appliances, etc. in usable condition. - - 2) COMPASSIONATE GRACE COUNSELING: Provides individual counseling offered on a sliding fee scale. Counseling center is located in Brooklyn Park. Call 410-636-0123 to schedule an appointment. - - Additional Locations: - Lutheran Mission Society Annapolis Compassion Center - 410-269-5016 - - Lutheran Mission Society Cambridge Compassion Center - 410-228-8437 - - Lutheran Mission Society Essex Compassion Center - 410-391-6877 - - Lutheran Mission Society Fells Point Compassion Center - 410-327-2220 - - Lutheran Mission Society Hyattsville Compassion Center - 301-277-2302 EX 23 - - Lutheran Mission Society Immanuel Compassion Center - 410-435-6961 - - Lutheran Mission Society Southern Mobile Compassion Center - 877-737-8567 - - Lutheran Mission Society Hickory Compassion Center (Bel Air Area) - 410-974-9296
Eligibility: Anyone in need.
Documents To Bring: Picture ID preferred.
Address:1450 Abingdon RdAbingdon, MD 21009Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Provides one bag of non-perishable food items to Harford County residents once per week. -
Eligibility: Harford County residents in need.
Documents To Bring: Must have photo ID.
Address:810 Aiken AvePerryville, MD 21903Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Operates an emergency food pantry of perishable and non-perishable foods for residents in need on Mon, Wed and Fri from 10AM-12Noon. Residents may utilize the pantry once every 30 days. - -
Eligibility: Open to residents.
Documents To Bring: See Notes.
Address:BEdgewood, MD 21040Map & Directions
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.
Address:960 Craigtown RdPort Deposit, MD 21904Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides a food pantry, financial assistance and support services to residents living with in the catchment area. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRY: Client must go through interview process. Pantry is open Fri, 9AM-3:30PM. Call to schedule an appointment. Must bring proof of residence, proof of income, picture ID and social security card. - - 2) HOPE'S CAFE: Serves lunch on Friday's from 11AM-1PM at a fee of $1. - - 3) PET FOOD PANTRY: Provides a pet food bank two times per month. Offers free dog/cat food, litter and pet supplies. Clients are required to spay, neuter, vaccinate their pets. - - 4) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers limited financial assistance for court ordered evictions (must have child under the age of 13 living in the home) if funds are available. Must bring proof of residence, proof of income, picture ID, social security card and proof of need. Call for intake. - - 5) THRIFT SHOPS: Offers small household items, furniture, clothing, personal hygiene items, baked goods, food, electronics, jewelry and shoes are available for purchase to the public. Clothing is $7 per bag or priced per item. Small fee applies to all other items in the store. Opens Mon, Wed & Fri 9AM-4PM and Tues & Thurs 9AM-6PM. Accepts cash visa and master card for store purchases. - - 6) INFORMATION CENTER: Provides literature, application forms and general information regarding Social and Human Services Resources within the county. - - 7) OUTREACH SERVICES: Offers free bibles, job listings, flu, blood pressure screenings, pastoral counseling and support groups. - - 8) COATS FOR KIDS: Provides gently used and new coats for children of low income families on a first come first serve basis. For application contact Brenda. - - 9) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017: - THANKSGIVING MEALS- Offers free meal to anyone in need on Sat 11/18 from 3PM-5PM. - - THANKSGIVING BASKETS- Provides a variety of foods to Ray of Hope clients only that are in good standing. Applications are accepted until Fri 11/3. - - CHRISTMAS BASKETS- Provides food baskets and Christmas toys clients only that are in good standing. Applications are accepted unitl Mon 12/4. - - 10) DONATIONS: Accepts donations of clothing, shoes and household items. Call for listing.