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Zion Baptist Church

Address:
1700 N Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21213

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(43 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 837-4181

Website:
http://www.zionbaptistchurchmd.org

Services:
Offers a food pantry and financial assistance to those living in the catchment area.SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food items on the 3rd & 4th Sat, 10AM-Noon.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers emergency financial assistance, when available, to subsidize BGE turn off notices and eviction prevention. Assistance is provided on Tue and Thur, 10-11:45AM. Individuals can onlyreceiveassistance once per year.

Eligibility:
Individuals 18 and older.


Trinity Baptist Church

Address:
1601 Druid Hill Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217

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(43 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 728-0797

Website:
http://www.tbcbaltimore.org

Services:
Provides limitedfinancialassistance and a soup kitchen to residents of Baltimore City.SERVICES:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides limitedfinancialassistance, $25 for BGE turn-off and eviction prevention every Tue and Thur, 12-2PM. Will help people living in section 8/public housing. Do not have to be MEAP eligible. 2) SOUP KITCHEN: Serves meals on Tue and Thur, 12Noon.3) CLOTHING CLOSET: Clothing is available to the catchment area on Thur, 12Noon.

Hours:
See notes for program hours.

Eligibility:
Open to those in catchment area.


Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.

-- General Omar Bradley

St. Joseph's Monastery Parish Office

Address:
251 S Morley St
Baltimore, MD 21229

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(43 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 566-0877

Website:
http://www.stjosephsmonasteryparish.org

Services:
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers financial aid for eviction, BG&E turn off notices and prescriptions for residents of 21229 ONLY. Individuals can call for an application before receiving a turn off notice or an eviction notice. Individuals do not have to be eligible for MEAP and can live in public housing.,

Eligibility:
Low-income residents in need living with in the catchment area.


Southeast CDC

Address:
3323 Eastern Ave #200
Baltimore, MD 21224

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(43 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 342-3234

Website:
http://www.southeastcdc.org

Services:
Provides housing counseling, community development opportunities, tax assistance and accepts donations to be used for community events. SERVICES: 1) PRE PURCHASE HOUSING COUNSELING & FORECLOSURE PREVENTION COUNSELING: Offers a housing counseling program for first time home buyers in Baltimore City ONLY. Provides reverse mortgage counseling to individuals 62 and older,foreclosure housing counseling for those at risk of being foreclosed,budgeting help for those with credit issues,financial literacy counseling. Also, helps clients access neighborhood specific loan programs, will provide referrals to lawyers if applicable and can advocate on clients' behalf with lenders. 2) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT:Provides support for business owners in Highlandtown, such as,neighborhood improvement projects in Highlandtown and Bayview.Provides Healthy Neighborhood loan products in Highlandtown and Bayview 3) DONATIONS: Accepts tools for community events, such as, brooms, rakes, shovels, gloves, bags and pick-up trucks.4) 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. Tue, 11AM-4PM; Wed, 10AM-6PM; Fri, 9AM-1PM & Sat, 9AM-Noon (for Spanish speakers only).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)

Hours:
Evening and weekend appointments available.

Eligibility:
Housing counseling open to anyone. Certain homeownership and business incentives may only be available in target neighborhoods. Tax preparation asssitance is for MD residents.


The Salvation Army

Address:
3401 Roland Ave
Baltimore, MD 21211

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(43 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 783-2920

Website:
http://www.tsabaltimore.org

Services:
Houses an on-site clothing closet and food pantry to provide clients emergency assistance with food, clothing, and toiletries. Short-term financial relief may be provided for BGE turn-off notices and rental/mortgage bills.SERVICES:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:If the caller isreceivinghelp for BGE turn-off notice from the Samaritan Center, they can notreceivehelp from the Salvation Army because they work together and the money comes from the same fund.Upon availability of funds, will provide assistance with utility turn-offs and court-ordered evictions. Household must be eligible for MEAP in order to receive funds towards BGE turn-off. Will help people who live in public housing. The best day to call is on Monday to be put on the list (if available). Also assists individuals with a mortgage foreclosure.ELIGIBILITY: For BGE turn-off, callers may be directed to apply for MEAP or the Fuel Fund before making a Salvation Army appointment. For further information call 410-783-2920 and have BGE account number and proof of recent payment (within 30 days) ready when calling. 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; $6,930.002) EMERGENCY FOOD: Offers a 3-day supply of perishable and non-perishable food, available once every 60 days. Distributed during normal business hours. Self-referrals accepted with proper documents. It is recommended that the potential client call before going to the pantry to ensure that food is available. ELIGIBILITY: Individuals must bring a valid photo ID with correct address or change of address card, proof of address from bill envelope, social security cards for all household members, proof of income (where available; not absolutely necessary), birth certificates for children if social security cards are not available. 3) FURNITURE VOUCHERS: Gives $250, on a case-by-case basis, for furniture within Salvation Army thrift stores ONLY. Usually for those experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, fire or flood. 4) MOBILE FOOD PANTRY: Provides the Feed More Van mobile food pantry offering food to those in need at several locations Mon-Sat, 6:30-8PM. Call to verify locations.5) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: CLOSED. If a person signs up for Christmas assistance 3 yearsconsecutivelythen they must sign up for money management classes with the agency. REGISTRATION SEPT 10TH-SEPT 21ST. Registration hours are 9:30AM- 3:30PM at 3800 Buena Vista Avenue near 41st street bridge.o THANKSGIVING: Provides food vouchers to families in need. It is a lottery and is notguaranteed.o CHRISTMAS: Will provide food vouchers and gifts for children 12 years and under. Bring three gift suggestions (less than $30) for each child. MUST have ALL of the following required documentation:--Valid Maryland ID card --Social Security cards for all household members --Proof of all income sources (pay stubs/DSS/child support, food stamp letter)--Proof of expenses (current electric, gas, oil, water bills; car payment and insurance, etc)--Proof of residence (Section 8, public housing or HUD)--Must provide the paper including the break-down of family members, monthly rent and birth certificatesfor all children, ages 12 years and under --Must know the clothing & shoe sizes, and 3 specific gift suggestions for all children6) LIFE SKILLS PROGRAM: Offers a seasonal program annually in March and April (required program for all holiday assistance recipients). Sign-ups taken until the end of February. Daytime and evening workshops available, and there is no fee for the program. Class topics include budgeting, stress management and parenting skills.7) CLOTHING CLOSET: Provides free clothes tohomelessindividuals and families.8) FUEL FUND: Assists individuals with applying for the Fuel Fund at this location. Call to set up an appointment.9) DONATIONS: Accepts new toys and new clothing year round. Will pick up or client can drop off at 3800 Buena Vista Ave, MD 21211 after December 1st.

Hours:
Closed 12-1PM for lunch.

Eligibility:
Adults living in Baltimore City or County.


Baltimore Gas and Electric Company

Address:
110 W Fayette St
Baltimore, MD 21201

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(43 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 625-0775

Website:
http://www.paulsplaceoutreach.org

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.


Northwest Community Action Center

Address:
3939 Reisterstown Rd
Baltimore, MD 21215

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(43 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(443) 984-1384

Website:
http://www.baltimorehousing.org/index/ps_partnership_centers.asp

Services:
Offers assistance with utilities and tax preparation as well as provides case management/ referral services. This program can provide emergency food when available.SERVICES:1) FOOD REFERRALS: Provides referrals to local agencies and provides emergency food when available. 2) INFORMATION & REFERRAL/CASE 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. Also provides referrals to drug and alcohol programs, senior citizen services, recreation opportunities, etc. 3) WATER BILL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS: Will help 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. o Low income residents with a water bill turn-off notice and meet the income eligibility standards may receive a credit of $125 towards their bill.Apply once and a renewal form will be sent annually.4) 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)5) 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; $6,930.00Call for office hours for MEAP applications. See Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development, OHEP listing for program guidelines.HOLIDAY DONATIONS: Accepts items of food, clothing, toys, shoes, toiletries, coats, hats, gloves, and scarves. * Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Recipient. Reinvested funds into existing programs.

Eligibility:
Open to eligible residents.


Neighborhood Housing Services

Address:
25 E 20th St #170
Baltimore, MD 21218

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(43 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 327-1200

Website:
http://www.nhsbaltimore.org

Services:
Assists homeowners through emergency loans, loans toward settlement and closing costs, loans for home improvement/rehabilitation, first-time home buyer, homeownership counseling.SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY BRIDGE LOAN PROGRAM: Offers homeowners facing foreclosure an emergency loan to stop foreclosure proceedings and provide time to work with homeownership counselors. Loans can be requested due to predatory lending, family crisis, loss of job, and other emergencies.2) HOMEOWNERSHIP COUNSELING/HOMEBUYERS ASSISTANCE: Offers assistance through the home buying process. Includes below market financing and incentive programs, budget and credit counseling, and free homebuyers workshops held once per month on Saturday.3) REHABILITATION LOAN PROGRAM: Provides access to home improvement loans to low-income homeowners and first time buyers.4) EDUCATION: Offers classes on financial literacy and first-time home buyers education. 5) FORECLOSURE COUNSELING: Provides foreclosure counseling based on individual needs. Call for appointment.6) FINANCIAL FITNESS: Lenders give counseling to individuals who may be doing a loan modification.7) 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. Offers additional financial resources including savings accounts, CD's and prepaid debit cards. US Savings bonds also available. Appointments suggested, walk-ins available. Mon-Fri, 10AM-3PM, Sat, 9AM-2PM (certain Sats). No appointments scheduled on Mons.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, includingthe 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,,,

Eligibility:
Varies per program. Call for information. Tax preperation is for MD residents.


The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.

-- Michel Eyquem

Mt Moriah Baptist Church

Address:
2201 Garrison Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21216

Map & Directions

(43 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 945-3575

Website:
http://www.tmmbc.org/

Services:
Provides a food pantry to residents of 21215 and 21216, and eviction prevention to 21216. Also offers a soup kitchen and clothing closet to the general public. SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable and perishable food items to residents of 21215 and 21216 every Mon, 8:30-10AM. Must bring proof of residence and picture ID.2) SOUP KITCHEN: Provides a soup kitchen to those in need every Thur, 11:30AM-1PM.3) CLOTHING CLOSET: Offers free clothing to those in need every Thur, 11:30AM-1PM.4) EVICTION PREVENTION: Offers financial assistance, when funds are available,only for 21216 residents. Call and leave a message. It is a case-by-case basis and funding is notguaranteed. May assist with a small portion to prevent an eviction. The person is called back for an appointment on the the 3rd Tue of the month.

Eligibility:
Food pantry is for residents of 21215 and 21216. Eviction prevention is for residents of 21216. Clothing closet and soup kitchen are open to the general public.


Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Address:
10 N Calvert St # 300
Baltimore, MD 21202

Map & Directions

(43 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(301) 334-9431

Website:
http://www.garrettcac.org

Services:
SERVICE: Provides temporary 6-month rental leasing assistance to families who are experiencing a financial set back. Must meet income guidelines. Maryland Rental Allowance Program Income Limits, 2012: Family size and gross monthly income:,

Eligibility:
Resident, income limits.


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-- Chuck Palahniuk