Address:7834 Eastern AveBaltimore, MD 21224Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away )
Services: FOOD PANTRY:Offers non-perishable food items and frozen meats.Residents from catchment area can access pantry once every 30 days by appointment only. Eligible callers will bereceivinggovernment assistance.
Eligibility: Must be receiving government assistance. EX: TCA, SNAP, TDA
Address:2638 E Baltimore StBaltimore, MD 21224Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable foods once every two months. Referrals are accepted from 211MD and the Southeast Community Action Center at 3411 Bank Street, 21224. Open Tue and Fri, 11AM-1:30PM.
Eligibility: Individuals who live in 21224.
Address:3812 Edmondson AveBaltimore, MD 21229Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food items once every 3 months. Residents of 21229 can walk in for services and residents of other Baltimore zip codes must have a referral from Department of Social Services (DSS), 211MD and other human service agencies.
Eligibility: Open to anyone in need.
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:1355 Homestead StBaltimore, MD 21218Map & Directions
Services: Provides a soup kitchen and emergency groceries to people in need. SERVICES: 1) SOUP KITCHEN: Serves a hot meal Tues, Wed and Thurs, 11AM-1PM. Limited to twice per month.2) EMERGENCY GROCERIES: Will give one day supply of food Wed and Thurs, 1-2PM. Food is distributed after the hot meal. Provides non-perishable food items.3) TEFAP: Free surplus food commodities available, every 3rd Wed of each month, 1-3PM.
Hours: TEFAP is available on the 3rd Wed of each month 1-3PM.
Eligibility: Open to anyone with proof of address.
Address:1401 Bolton StMemorial Episcopal ChurchBaltimore, MD 21217Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Provides emergency food by appointment only on Tues and Thurs. Offers non-perishable food items.,
Hours: Food pantry, by appointment only.
Address:4301 Old York RdBaltimore, MD 21212Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food items the 3rd Wed of each month between Noon-1:30PM. Also accepts donations ofnon-perishable food items.
Hours: Food Distributed: 3rd Wed of the month, Noon-1:30PM.
Eligibility: Low-income residents.
Address:230 N Fulton AveBaltimore, MD 21223Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food items on a first come, first served basis. Individuals must be,
Hours: 4th Sat of month, 10AM-Noon.
Eligibility: Persons ages 18 and older who receive DSS benefits.
Address:110 W Fayette StBaltimore, MD 21201Map & Directions
Services: Provides resources for food, children and taxes to residents of Baltimore City. SERVICES: 1) SOUP KITCHEN: Provides hot lunches Mon-Fri, 11AM-12:30PM.2) EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance with eviction (up to $1500) and utility cut-off notices (must be $1000 or below) to residents of zip codes 21230 and 21223. Call every other Monday (there is no way to determine which Mondays they will accept the calls). Must speak with a person to set-up an appointment. This is first come- first served. For assistance withutilities (no water) the client must first apply to MEAP. Must bring proof of residence, letter of determination from MEAP, proof of income, ID, social security card and cut-off/court papers. 3) EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY: Supplies emergency food to individuals and families who cannot afford groceries. Must have a food voucher from the Mt. Clare DSS office. Pantry is open Mon-Fri, 8-3:30PM. 1223 Pratt Street. 443-423-7800.4) SOCKS (Summer Outings and Camps for Kids): Conducts summer day programs for elementary school-age children.5) WOMEN'S AND MEN'S SUPPORT GROUP: Assists individuals in the neighborhood work through difficult problems. Women meet on Mondays at 9AM, and men meet on Wednesdays at 12:45PM.6) AA AND NA: Meetings are held on Sun 5-6PM.7) KID'S PLACE: Conducts a free Saturday recreational program for children aged 6-11. Includes supervised activities, games, storytelling, and arts and crafts. Mon-Fri, 2:30PM-6PM.8) CLOTHING BANK: Is open on Wed and Fri for women and Thurs for men. Guests can shop every two weeks for clothing and household items. There is no charge for any items. 11AM-12:15PM. Must bring picture ID.9) SHOWERS AND LAUNDRY: Showers Mon-Fri, 8:30-10:30AM and 12:45-2PM. Shower facilities, towels, washcloths, shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, and toothpaste are available to individuals without access to showers or hot water Laundry service is available to those without access to a washer and dryer in exchange for one hour of volunteer service for each load of laundry. Individuals may have up to two loads of laundry washed per week.10) AFTER 3 SCHOOL PROGRAM: Provides middle school students, (grades 6th-8th), with an after school program. Mon-Thurs 3-6PM.11) NURSES' CLINIC: Provides basic health screening and referrals during lunch one day per week. The Health Department offers free HIV and STD testing one day per month. No appointment is needed, Wed 11AM.12) AMBASSADOR VOLUNTEERS PROGRAM: Volunteers perform duties at Paul's Place and in the community to learn job skills and respond to community needs while earning points toward essential bill payment. The Ambassador Volunteer Program is geared toward individuals who are recovering from addiction, seeking employment or returning to the work force, senior citizens, or on SSI. 13) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSEDo THANKSGIVING: o CHRISTMAS: Offers holiday food baskets to residents of 21223 and 21230. Walk-in to sign-up, Mon-Fri, 9AM-3PM starting 10/21. Call before going to ensure that baskets are still available. No referral needed. Photo ID, proof of address required and proof of all people in the home (birth certificates, social security cards), serves zip codes 21230 and 21223 only. Speak with Jeana. 14) FUEL FUND: People can apply the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. The bill must be under $700. Must bring turn-off notice, ID, OHEP certificate, most recent bill and proof of income. *Note:People have been known to start lining up around 5:30AM.15) LITERACY: Provides adult literacy classes and basic computer skills training. Call to see what is available.16) EXERCISE GROUP: Offers a weekly exercise group for adults, Thurs 9AM.
Hours: See notes for program hours.
Eligibility: Open to anyone.
Address:5225 York RdBaltimore, MD 21212Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW:Providesfood referrals and assistance for Baltimore City residents. SERVICES: 1) FOOD REFERRALS: Provides referrals for emergency food when available. Need ID and social security cards for everyone in the home, proof of address and proof of income.2) INFORMATION & REFERRAL/CRISIS MANAGEMENT: Human Service Workers respond to clients' emergency needs (i.e. evictions) and provide crisis management services as well as referring clients to community and city resources. Provides referrals to drug and alcohol programs, senior citizens services, recreational opportunities, etc. 3) WATER BILL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS: Assists eligible individuals apply for 2 city discount programs: o Senior citizens, 65 and older, who are city residents and whose household income does not exceed $25,000, may be eligible for a 30% discount on water and sewer rates. oLow-income residents with a water bill turn-off notice and meet the income eligibility standards may receive a credit of $125 towards their bill. Need ID, social security cards and turn- off notice. Must bring a lease if renting.Apply once and a renewal form will be sent annually. 4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSED ESTABLISHED CLIENTS ONLY. Accepts donations of food, clothing, toys, shoes, toiletries, coats, hats, gloves, scarves, and monetary donations for the holidays. Call David Smith at 410-396-3010. THANKSGIVING: Food Baskets: Sign-up November 1- until list is full. Christmas Toys: Not sure for 2010.Need ID,income verification and social security cards for allpeople in the home. 5) BACK TAXES: Offers assistance for back taxes going back to 2007 for existing clients. No amendments. Amendments for tax clients only. Back taxes will begin after April 26, 2012. 6) TAX PREPARATION 2012: CLOSED Offers free tax preparation to single filers who made less than $25,000 or households who made less than $50,000 in 2011. Call 211MD Mon-Fri, 8AM-5PM to schedule an appointment or sign-up online at www.bmorefreetax.org. Appointments only, Mon-Fri, 9AM-Noon and 2PM. 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 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.Will prepare the following,, 1040's (1040EZ, 1040A and 1040),, 1040 with Schedule A (Itemization),, Schedule B (Interest and Dividends),, Schedule C-EZ (Business Income with No Inventory, No Cash Accounting, No Expenses over $5,000),, EITC,, R (Credit for Elderly and Disabled),, Form 1040V (Payment Vouchers),, Form 1040ES (Individual Estimated Tax Payment),, Form 2441 (Child and Dependent Care Credit),, Form 8863 (Education Credits),, Form 8812 (Additional Child Tax Credit),, Maryland FormsWill NOT prepare the following,, Schedule C (Profit or Loss from a Business, Inventory Expenses over $5,000, Complicated Accounting like Accrual),, Schedule D Capital Gains (Selling Stock, will do some but not Complicated-over 3),, Schedule E (Rental Income),, Form SS-5 (Request for a Social Security Number),, Form 2106 (Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses),, Form 3903 (Moving Expenses),, Form 8606 (Non-deductible IRA),, Form 8615 (Tax for Children Under 14 with Investment Income) 7) ENERGY ASSISTANCE:Will assist filling out forms and will accept on the behalf of MEAP and the Fuel Fund.Provide applications, energy counseling, referrals to additional resources and other assistance as needed. ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, effective July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013GROSS INCOME Monthly Annually1 $1,628.95 $19,547.502 $2,206.45 $26,477.503 $2,783.95 $33,407.504 $3,361.45 $40,337.505 $3,938.95 $47,267.506 $4,516.45 $54,197.50FOR EACH ADDITIONAL PERSON, ADD $577.50; $6,930.00
Eligibility: Open to eligible residents.