Harford Community Action Agency-Energy Assistance & Food Bank Address: B Edgewood, MD 21040 (4 Miles Away) Map & Directions Telephone: (410) 612-9909 Website: http://www.harfordcca.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.