Address:200 Duke StPrince Frederick, MD 20678Map & Directions
Services: Provides assistance with an array of social service programs.SERVICES: 1) ELIGIBILITY 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 $54,197.50 Each additional person, add $577.50 $ 6,930APPLICATION: Must 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).o 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. o EUSP (Electrical Universal Service Program): 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.o FURNACES: Limited funds are available for clients to be referred to the weatherization office for furnace repair, replacement, and/or other weatherization procedures.2) TRI-COUNTY FUEL FUND: Assists with fuel bills after client has exhausted other resources, such as MEAP. Client is asked to pay a percentage of the total bill. Client must meet income eligibility requirements. Program runs January-May.3) WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Provides energy conservation education, And freeinsulation of engery conserving devices& inprovements to low-income households to reduce energy costs.4) THE EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TEFAP): Receives government surplus food commodities and distributes them to local pantries.5) RENT/MORTGAGE/SHELTER ASSISTANCE: Provides limited financial assistance to prevent evictions,&homelesnessor to pay for a few nights at a motel, if homeless.6) INFORMATION AND REFERRAL: Provides information and referral for community services in the tri-county area.7) HEAD START: Encourages and promotes positive family and child development by preparing families of pre-school children for success in school, work, and the community. Components of the program include parent involvement, social services, health care and education. Call for locations.8) SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM: Matches low-income seniors with homebound persons to assist with daily living, simple chores, transportation to medical appointments and relief to live-in caretakers for short periods of time. Senior companions must be55 or older, meet income requirements and be willing to serve 20 hours per week. Senior companions receive a stipend and reimbursement for mileage.9) RENTAL MANAGEMENT: Provides rental management services to some low-income rental developments.10) HOMEBUYERS WORKSHOP: Provides a foreclosure prevention counseling &community-based educational program that enables low-income families to become homeowners. Housing counselors review credit reports, provide credit counseling, and help clients upgrade credit status.11) HOUSING PRESERVATION: Assists clients in obtaining loans and grants for home repairs and new construction.
Address:8505 Old Leonardtown RdHughesville, MD 20637Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides a food pantry and holiday assistance. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD ASSISTANCE: Provided once a month, no referral required for general assistance. Must have photo ID. Wed, 9:15-11:45AM. - - 2) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE: - o THANKSGIVING: Food baskets with a turkey or ham are offered to established clients who have been receiving food assistance for one year. Walk-in, sign up date begins in October and continues until the list is full. - - HOLIDAY DONATIONS: Accepts new items, including toys, food, coats, and gloves for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. Does not accept used items or clothing. No cash given.
Eligibility: Low-income residents. Holiday Assistance: Food pantry clients only.
Documents To Bring: Photo ID.
Address:6201 Solomons Island RdHuntingtown, MD 20639Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Provides food to anyone in need once a week. Will deliver meals to home bound/disabled seniors, to qualified clients of the pantry only. - - -
Eligibility: Anyone in need of food.
Documents To Bring: Call for information.
Address:22 Irongate DrRear Of BuildingWaldorf, MD 20602Map & Directions
Services: FOOD BANK: Supplies food to pantries, soup kitchens, residential programs, shelters and group homes.
Eligibility: Non-profit, 501 (C) 3 agencies that distribute food to member pantries in southern Maryland.
Address:4200 Old Washington RdWaldorf, MD 20602Map & Directions
Services: COMMUNITY OUTREACH: Provides a food pantry, clothes closet, computer training, continual education, and job training / career development which includes resume writing assistance. Services are available to residents of Charles, Calvert and Saint Mary's Counties, every Saturday 10AM-12PM.
Eligibility: Open to any Charles, Calvert or Saint Mary's County resident.
Documents To Bring: Valid Photo ID
Address:6810 Floral Park RdBrandywine, MD 20613Map & Directions
Services: Provides an emergency food pantry; financial assistance; pastoral, domestic violence & sexual abuse counseling; Narcotics Anonymous meetings; and a children's mentoring program.SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY: Provides a 2-3-day supply of food for those in need.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
Eligibility: Anyone in need.
Address:14070 Brandywine RdBrandywine, MD 20613Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Offers emergency food, senior housing and advocacy services to help people get resources.. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRIES: Offers weekly distribution of fresh and canned food, as well as emergency supplies. Also has a weekly home bound delivery program. - - Pantries at the following locations: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 13500 Baden-Westwood Road, Brandywine MD. Wed & Fri, 9-11AM. Faith United Methodist Church, 15769 Livingston Road, Accokeek MD. Fri 10:30AM-12:30 PM. Mission Nutrition (Vegetable & Fruits), the third Tuesday of the month, Gwynn Park High School, Brandywine, MD - Dyson Road parking lot/cafeteria, 4-7 PM. (Call 301-372-1491 to verify dates.) - 2) SHARED SENIOR LIVING PROGRAM: Provides affordable housing to low-income, able-bodied seniors. - - 3) ADVOCACY PROGRAM: Helps people access resources i.e., job search, transportation, help applying for benefit programs, fuel assistance, homeless prevention, mentoring, etc.
Eligibility: Pantries and advocacy program: Low-income persons and families. Senior Living: screened for health issues, able to perform the activities of daily living.
Address:8823 Dayton AveNorth Beach, MD 20714Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Available Tues, Noon-2PM and 10AM-Noon the last Sat. of every month. Must bring Photo ID with current address, proof of income, and dates of birth for everyone in the household.
Hours: Tue. Noon-2PM, 10AM-Noon the last Sat. of every month.
Eligibility: Low-income persons in need.
Address:25550 Point Lookout RdLeonardtown, MD 20650Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Teams of volunteers prepare and serve hot meals and distribute bags of staples to anyone in need. Meals are served every Tuesday and Thursday from 11AM - 12:30PM, groceries are distributed on Thursdays. - - SERVICES: - 1) SOUP KITCHEN: Provides a soup kitchen to anyone in need, Tue and Thurs, 11AM-12:30PM. - - 2) FOOD PANTRY: Provides a bag of canned goods, Thurs, 11AM-12:30PM, to anyone in need. - - 3) GROCERY DELIVERY: Call 301-475-1655 for assistance and information.
Documents To Bring: None.
Address:101 Catalpa Dr #103La Plata, MD 20646Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides temporary, emergency shelter, health education, and financial and supportive assistance to individuals and families in Charles and St. Mary's Counties. Satellite Office at 21815-D Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653 is open Tuesday-Thursday from 9:30AM-5PM. - - SERVICES: - 1) TAX ASSISTANCE 2018: Provides assistance as a VITA tax site, open by appointment only Mon– Fri, and every other Sat until Apr 18th. Household incomes must be less than $54,000. Call during normal business hours 9:30AM-5PM CALL 1-866-293-0623 to schedule an appointment. - - 2) SUBSIDIES TO FAMILIES: Offers emergency assistance with utilities, prescriptions and housing. - - 3) HEALTHY LIFESTYLES: Educates about cancer prevention, and provides outreach and education and HIV/AIDS support services. - - 4) SAFE NIGHTS: Provides temporary shelter from October 1 - mid-April. Free to participants, includes transportation, housing and food (Charles County Only). - - 5) FOOD AND CLOTHING: Provide a daily food pantry, clothing closet, and meals throughout the day for homeless individuals. - - 6) DROP-IN CENTER: Provide on-site showers, laundry, warming/cooling station, mailing address, case management, and street outreach for homeless persons to access. - - 7) HOUSING SERVICES: Provide emergency, transitional, and domestic violence safe housing for Charles and St. Mary's families. Also provides rapid re-housing funding for Southern Maryland homeless households. - - 8) TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR MEN: Operates the Robert J. Fuller Transitional House for Men. Offers emergency and transient shelter for male Charles County residents. 301-645-2933 for application process. - - 9) TRANSPORTATION: Provide low to moderate income Southern Maryland residents with disabilities and seniors subsidized transportation throughout Southern Maryland and the DC metro region. - - DONATIONS: Accepts clothing, household goods, non-perishable food items, and monetary donations. -
Eligibility: Southern Maryland residents. Some programs are geographic specific.
Documents To Bring: Picture ID, proof of income.