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:1472 Addison Rd SCapitol Heights, MD 20743Map & Directions
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.
Hours: Sat appointment available.
Eligibility: See notes.
Address:38 E Gordon StBel Air, MD 21014Map & Directions
Services: SUPPORT SERVICES: Offers pregnancy testing, right to life counseling and new parent classes. Provides post abortion support and counseling. Diapers, baby clothes, maternity clothes and referrals for baby furniture and other services are provided. Offers the 'Man to Man' mentoring program that provides one on one discussions about parenting and being supportive during pregnancy. Also offers long and short term support services.
Eligibility: Pregnant women or women with children.
Documents To Bring: Call for information.
Address:110 E West StBaltimore, MD 21230Map & Directions
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.
Address:2130 Smith AveHalethorpe, MD 21227Map & Directions
Services: DELIVERED MEALS: Delivers emergency food to residents of 21227. Provides perishable and non-perishable food items.
Address:4920 Harford RdBaltimore, MD 21214Map & Directions
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.
Address:101 W 23rd StBaltimore, MD 21218Map & Directions
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.
Address:2108 N Charles StBaltimore, MD 21218Map & Directions
Services: Offers services to child abuse victims, at-risk teens and parents, such as support groups, school-based services, and a 24-hour crisis line. Also trains professionals and lay people who work with abusive or potentially abusive parents and/or abused children. SERVICES:1) PARENTS ANONYMOUS: For parents under stress and who need parenting skills. Open to anyone except untreated substance abusers, persons with untreated mental illness and sexual abusers. Groups are held in the day or evening and last 1.5-2 hours. Call the Stress Line for group locations.2) FAMILY STRESSLINE: Provides 24-hour family I&R for crisis hotline services. Offers informal phone,
Address:1429 McCulloh StBaltimore, MD 21217Map & Directions
Services: Provides a food pantry, clothing closet, drugcounseling, parenting classes and holiday assistance to anyone in need. SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides perishable and non-perishable food to individuals every 6 months. Infant formula and personal hygiene supplies are sometimes available. Photo ID, referral from 211MD or another human services program and social security cards and/or lease with additional family members are required. If there is more than one adult on the referral both ID's will be needed to pick up the food. There is no age restriction. Call before faxing the referral. Please remind the caller that if they need to cancel the referral, they must call 211MD back to inform of changes. The 211MD worker must call Mary and tell her that the person has withdrawn their referral. Also accepts donations of food and personal hygiene supplies. Wed, 9-11:30AM and 1-2PM; Fri, 9AM-2PM.2) CLOTHING: Offers women's clothing provided on Mon, men's and plus sized ladies clothing provided on Tue and children's clothing provided on Thur, 10AM-2PM. Parents of children must provide birth certificates or medical assistance cards for each child. Also accepts donations of clothing and furniture.3) SOUP KITCHEN: Provides lunch for the homeless and those in need of a hot meal Sat, 10AM-Noon. Excludes the first Sat of the month. No age restriction.4) DRUG COUNSELING: Provides free counseling and support to those addicted to any drug. Call to make an appointment.5)PARENTING CLASSES: Offers parenting classes to anyone in need, call for more information.6) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: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: Tuesday, November 20th, 10AM-2PMAVAILABILITY: 100 Boxes and turkeys
Hours: Pantry Hours: Mon, 9AM-2PM; Wed, 9-11:30AM & 1-2PM.
Eligibility: Open to anyone in need. See notes.
Address:3910 W Rogers AveBaltimore, MD 21215Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency food, a soup kitchen, clothing and participants in the Harvest of Plenty program.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food items to anyone in need, Fri, 10:30AM-1:30PM. Individuals should have a current ID. Sometimes baby food is available.2) SOUP KITCHEN: Offers a soup kitchen to anyone on Wed, 11:30AM-1:30PM.3) CLOTHING CLOSET: Provides clothing for men, women and children Wed, 11:30AM-1:30PM.4) 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: Tuesday, November 20th, 10AM-1PMAVAILABILITY: 100 Boxes and turkeys
Hours: See notes for Harvest of Plenty (HOP).