Address:105 E King StLancaster, PA 17602Map & Directions
Services: Help homeless or at-risk veteran families quickly regaining stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis and/or homelessness. Services include:
- Case management (assessment, housing stabilization plan/referrals)
- Assistance in obtaining VA benefits and other public benefits/community resources and services as available
- Temporary financial assistance may be provided as last resort based on assessed individual need
Hours: Call for information
Eligibility: - Must be a veteran or veteran family (HOH or spouse of HOH must be a veteran; excluding those who have a dishonorable discharge - Very low-income: Gross household income must not exceed 50% of the median income guidelines - Must be homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless (must have a formal eviction notice)Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesNone
Address:131 S Queen StLancaster, PA 17603Map & Directions
Services: There will be no funds available for rent assistance or utility assistance during August 2018
Limited financial aid (as funding is available) for emergency situations (i.e. rent, utilities, prescriptions); Must meet specific guidelines including income. 10 trip bus pass for newly employed. Must have proof of hire. All day bus pass for medical appointments.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Eligibility: Call for information; Must meet specific guidelines including incomeFees or ChargesTypes of FeesNone
Address:832 Manor StLancaster, PA 17603Map & Directions
Services: Helps a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay. A one-time payment up to $400 to prevent eviction or $100-$300 to obtain temporary or permanent shelter. There is no monthly rental assistance or subsidy available. Need must be the result of an emergency such as eviction, living in hazardous conditions, homeless or near homeless. If more funds are owed than CAO can offer are required to prevent or resolve the emergency, the applicant must have another way to pay the remainder due. The individual or family must have sufficient income to afford future rent. Items are verified with landlord/employer, etc.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Eligibility: Must meet income and resource guidelines in the month of application. If household contains individuals under 21, resources are excluded and a slightly higher income limit is used; Have not received another Emergency Shelter Allowance within past year The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFreeWait ListProcessed within 7 days, payment is normally mailed to the landlord
Address:10709 Susquehanna Trail SGlen Rock, PA 17327Map & Directions
Services: Provides residential, vocational and support services to people who have been diagnosed with an intellectual disability. ,
Eligibility: Individuals, ages 18 and older with a diagnosed intellectual disability.
Address:103 S Hickory AveBel Air, MD 21014Map & Directions
Services: LEGAL SERVICES: Provides assistance with civil (non-criminal) legal problems, including family and domestic disputes, housing, unemployment, public benefits issues and consumer problems. Services provided to disadvantaged elderly individuals include legal problems such as SSA, SSI, and Medicare, landlord problems, utility turn-offs, nursing home problems and assisted living. Will refer to other resources if cannot assist client. Will also provide mortgage foreclosure counseling and representation.
Hours: Intake hours are Tue & Thur, 9AM-Noon.
Eligibility: Limited income persons up to age 59. Senior citizens, ages 60 and older, have no income limitations.
Address:15 S Main St #106Suite 106Bel Air, MD 21014Map & Directions
Services: RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM: Must first sign up through the department of social services. Provides a rental subsidy to eligible participants for up to twelve months. The program is designed to give rental assistance to families in a crisis or transitional period. Program assists families in obtaining a stable housing situation. RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM INCOME LIMITS- Effective 2012Family size and gross monthly income:1 person $18,750 2 persons $21,450 3 persons $24,100 4 persons $26, 800 5 persons $28,950 6 persons $31,1007 persons $33,200 8 persons $35,350
Eligibility: Low-income persons with critical housing needs. Must have an additional source of income and a plan for financial improvement.
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Address:2 S Bond St #300Bel Air, MD 21014Map & Directions
Services: Offers assistance in crisis situations as well as refers out to a food pantry. SERVICES:1) CRISIS SITUATION: Assists eligible families who are experiencing crisis situations, including homelessness(must pass a drug test), utility turn-offs, evictions, natural disasters (i.e., fires, floods), security deposits, and/or dire need for prescription medication (can be individuals). Also can assist persons stranded away from home or a job. Those families seeking financial assistance will be referred to the Community Action Agency.Can only be used once in a 24 month period. For eligible families who are experiencing crisis situations they will be referred to their local community action agency. DSS will assist if emergency medication is needed and funds are available.,
Eligibility: Low-income single adults and families with children.
Address:206 Courtland PlBel Air, MD 21014Map & Directions
Services: Offers a soup kitchen, tax assistance and financial assistance.SERVICES:1) SOUP KITCHEN: Provides a soup kitchen to anyone in need on Mon, 6PM. Also offers a small bag of non-perishable food items if available.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: OUT OF FUNDS AT THIS TIME 10/01/2012.Offers limited financial assistance to individuals needing help with an eviction notice, gas and electric turn off notice and security deposits. Call every Mon starting at 8:30AM to schedule an appointment, if possible. Appointments are scheduled on Tues. 3) TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: CLOSEDOffers assistance to seniors, people with disabilities and other low to moderate income taxpayers. Appointments available 2/1-4/15, Mon, 8:30AM-12:30PM. Electronic filing is available. Call 410-638-3425 to schedule an appointment.Applicants must bring: -- 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 voided 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: See notes.
Eligibility: Anyone in need.
Address:21 Linwood AveBel Air, MD 21014Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides financial assistance, a soup kitchen, food assistance and grandparents support group. - - SERVICES: - 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance for evictions, gas and electric turn off notices, and security deposits. Individuals are eligible for assistance once a year and there are no income guidelines. - - 2) FOOD PANTRY: Provides one bag of non-perishable emergency food, once every 30 days. Call for assistance and to ensure service. - - 3) FAMILY FOOD: Offers perishable and non-perishable food to those in need. Targets families who do not qualify for any type of government assistance. EX: SNAP. Must have ID. This is held mid-month on a Sat, 9AM-12Noon. Call to check for dates. - - 4) FURNITURE MINISTRY: Provides furniture assistance, call and leave a message. - - 5) MANNA HOUSE: Offers a soup kitchen and groceries every Wed, 11:30AM-1PM. Open to anyone in need. - - 6) RAISING OUR CHILDREN'S KIDS SUCCESSFULLY (R.O.C.K.S): Offers a support group for grandparents raising their grandchildren. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Wed, 6:30-8PM in Room 202. Childcare is provided. If you have questions and/or concerns call 410-638-1936 Mon-Fri, 9AM-5PM.
Documents To Bring: Depending on request, the information needed will be determined by the Director. Must have: utility turn-off/ court-ordered eviction notice, picture ID and proof of residence if not reflected on ID.
Address:125 N. Main Street/Rear EntranceBel Air, MD 21014Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides financial assistance and information to adults in need of mental health services. SERVICES: - 1) INFORMATION & REFERRAL: Offers information and referral for mental health resources. - - 2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance for mental health prescriptions or lab tests and emergency assistance on a case by case basis. The person must have a certified mental illness and currently be in treatment. Call for more information. 3) INDEPENDENT HOUSING ASSISTANCE: Assists with security deposits for persons moving out of supervised facilities into their own home or from a homeless situation, on a case by case basis. The person must have a certified mental illness and currently be in treatment. This is only to be used as a last resort. 4) RESPITE CARE: Provides assistance with respite care for families of children/adolescents, up to 17 years old, with severe emotional disturbance. - - 5) GRIEVANCES/APPEALS: Assists with complaints in regard to the publicly funded mental health system. 6) EMPLOYMENT NETWORK: Provides the "Ticket to Work" program for people receiving a SSI or SSDI payments for mental health diagnosis.
Eligibility: Determined on a case by case basis. Most services require the client to have a state certified mental illness and currently be in treatment.
Documents To Bring: Call for information.