Address:299 Commerce St299 Commerce StreetSnow Hill, MD 21863Map & Directions
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility: Worcester County residents.
Address:30632 Hampden AvePrincess Anne, MD 21853Map & Directions
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.
Address:4825 Edmonston RdHyattsville, MD 20781Map & Directions
Services: HEATING PROGRAM WAFF January- MayFUEL FUND: Assists clients with primary heat in home.,
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30AM-12PM and 1-4PM.
Eligibility: Cannot exceed 150% of poverty level index.
Address:11916 Somerset Ave # 211Room 211Princess Anne, MD 21853Map & Directions
Services: Oversees several home loan/grants and subsidized living programs in Somerset County. SERVICES:1) HOUSING REHABILITATION GRANTS PROGRAM: Offers individual housing rehabilitation grant assistance to single family homeowners. Grants are for repairing major exterior and interior code violations, inadequacies in plumbing and heating or electrical systems. Grant must be repaid if property is sold within five years.2) SPECIAL LOAN PROGRAMS: Offers the following loans to low to moderate income families: a) Indoor Plumbing Program; b) Lead Paint Abatement Program; c) Home and Energy Loan Program; and d) Maryland Housing Rehabilitation Program.3) RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM AND TO WORK PROGRAM: Rental allowance program is a program for qualified persons. 1-2 persons: $150. 3-4 persons: $175. 5 and up $250. Portions of security deposits can be paid through this fund. Awarded according to a point system.Maryland Rental Allowance Program Income Limits, 2011: Family size and gross monthly income:,
Eligibility: Open to the public.
Address:30397 Mt Vernon RdPrincess Anne, MD 21853Map & Directions
Services: FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides an emergency assistance grant to assist with court-ordered evictions and foreclosures, water bills and utility cut-offs (up to $500), and burial assistance (up to $650, limited to recipients of cash public assistance) and may be used only once in a 24-month period. Also available are funds for those who have experienced an official disaster (hurricane, flood, fire). Children 18-21 must be enrolled full-time in school. -
Eligibility: Low income families with children under the age of 21.
Documents To Bring: Must provide proof of income, need and identification.
Address:500 Snow Hill RdSalisbury, MD 21804Map & Directions
Services: Provides programs that assist residents in paying their energy bills. SERVICES:1) OFFICE OF HOME ENERGY PROGRAMS: Provides MEAP and EUSP grants to eligible families, renters, roomers, boarders and homeowners toward the cost of heating in the winter and electricity year round. Grant is based on the type of fuel used, household size, household income and annual consumption.2) Electrical Universal Service Program (EUSP): Assists with electric utility bill payment. Client is required to have bill in his/her own name and be on a monthly budget billing plan. Some funds are available for a one time only benefit for past due bill payments. 3) FURNACES: Limited funds are available for clients to be referred to the weatherization office for furnace repair, replacement and/or other weatherization procedures.4) WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: (See separate listing.) ELIGIBILITY INCOME GUIDELINES FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013:FAMILY SIZE GROSS MONTHLY INCOME MAXIMUM YEARLY 1 $1,628.95 $19,547.50 2 $2,206.45 $26,477.50 3 $2,783.95 $33,407.50 4 $3,361.45 $40,337.50 5 $3,938.95 $47,267.50 6 $4,516.45 $54,197.50Each additional person, add $577.50 $6,930NOTE: If a caller is slightly over the Maximum Monthly Income Standards, lives on a fixed income, and has significant out of pocket medical expenses, they may still qualify for OHEP programs (MEAP & EUSP) by asking for a medical waiver. The OHEP worker would be able to assist them with this. APPLICATION: Need to submit a copy of photo identity, proof of residence, copies of Social Security cards for all household members (including children), proof of household's total gross income for 30 days prior to application date (from all sources), name of home energy supplier and account number, a copy of the most recent utility bill and a copy of the lease (if renting).
Hours: Beginning Nov. 9AM-3PM. & Thurs. Evenings, 5-7PM.
Eligibility: See notes.
Address:32145 Beaver Run DrSalisbury, MD 21804Map & Directions
Services: Offers grant funded financial assistance to eligible Chesapeake Utilities and Sharp Tri-County customers, who cannot afford to pay their utility bill.SERVICES:1) SHARING GRANT: Sharing will only issue two specific or general grants to each household during a calendar year. The repair grant is available only to the elderly or handicapped. Officers of Sharing can award a Sharing Grant to assist a resident if the income exceeds the federal guidelines, but only up to ten percent.ANNUAL INCOME-ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Family Size/Income Guidelines.1 $14,3552 $19,2453 $24,1354 $29,0255 $33,9156 $38,8057 $43,6958 $48,585Each additional person - $4,8902) REPAIR GRANTS: Furnace and hot water heater repair grants up to $200 available for elderly and handicapped. Others may be eligible with special approval.HOUSEHOLD ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: To qualify for a sharing grant, applicant must be 60 years of age or older, handicapped or have elderly relative or dependent child (full-time student up to and including age 23) who resides at the same address as the applicant. Customers must have received energy assistance thru the MEAP Office. Total grants cannot exceed $300 for the elderly or handicapped and cannot exceed $150 for all other applicants.DONATIONS: Accepts monetary donations.
Address:407 Oak StSalisbury, MD 21804Map & Directions
Services: Provides a wide range of services for individuals and families in need of food, clothing and financial assistance. SERVICES:1) THRIFT STORE: Open Mon-Sat, 9AM-4PM; for the general public. Persons on a limited income may be eligible to receive free clothing if they bring all information and fill out application. Furniture is available on a one time emergency basis ONLY, for families who have experienced a fire or moving from a shelter (must have lease for new place). Families can obtain vouchers to receive free clothing once every 6 months. Thrift Store is located at 301 Vine and Eastern Shore Drive.2) EMERGENCY FOOD: Provides food every 30 days for those who qualify. Must have ID and SS card.3) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides up to $60 per year, per family, for help with prescriptions, utilities or rent when funds are available. Must have proof of income, proof of expenses, turn-off/eviction, ID and Social Security cards for every member of the household.4) YOUTH CLUBS: Offers a variety of sports and other programs to children in the community.5)HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: CLOSED.CHRISTMAS ANGEL TREE SIGN-UPS Begins 10/16-10/19 from 9AM-11:30AM & 1PM-3PM in the Youth Club Gym. Provides Christmas wishlistitems for families with children ages 12 and under. All other families will receiveChristmasfood boxes only.- Distribution Date: Determined at sign up- Applicants must bring the following: Documentation of all household income, all monthly bills and paid receipts for the past 30 days. If you are living with someone and they are responsible for paying the bills, you must bring all of the income information, photo id and a letter from them stating that they are responsible for all of your expenses. -Photo ID of yourself, social security cards for all household members and birth certificates for all children. If you have custody of someone else children, you must provide official documentation. Please call to verify that you have all necessary documents before coming to the site to sign up.6) FURNITURE: Provides furniture vouchers forfamiliesthat experience a disaster in their home and a referral from Red Cross is required,individual/families thathave moved froma homeless shelter into a permanent resident, must have referral from shelter and individualsleaving incarceration. 7)DONATIONS: Accepts food, toys, clothing, household items, vehicles and appliances. Call for wishlist items.
Hours: Social Services hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-2:30PM by appointment only.
Eligibility: Anyone in need of services.
Address:326 Barclay StSalisbury, MD 21804Map & Directions
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
Address:129 Broad StWicomico Presbyterian Church BasementSalisbury, MD 21801Map & Directions
Services: Offers assistance to individuals requesting services by interviewing clients,
Eligibility: Homeless or at risk of being homeless, disabled, elderly and veterans.