Address:140 W Franklin St #300Hagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: DAY RESOURCE CENTER: Provides a place for homeless individuals needing a place to stay warm/cool, use the restroom and get a drink of water. During the summer months shower and laundry services are available for homeless adults on a first come first served basis (Mon and Wed, 9AM-Noon). - - HOUSING CRISIS INTERVENTION: Offers financial assistance and referrals for Washington County residents who are at risk of homelessness. Assistance can be for eviction prevention, rent deposits and/or first month's rent, utility deposits, utility cutoff assistance, and other housing related needs. Assistance can also be provided to help individuals with little or no income obtain an ID or birth certificate. Prescription assistance is provided on a case-by-case basis. These services are available on Tue and Thu from 9AM - 1PM.
Eligibility: Low income or homeless Washington County residents.
Documents To Bring: Eviction or shutoff notice is needed for financial assistance.
Address:117 Summit AveHagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides emergency assistance, education, and ongoing case management to eligible county residents in need. - - SERVICES: - 1) EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: Offers assistance with court evictions, first month’s rent, food pantry services, utility termination and information and referral to other community programs. Must make an appointment and meet income guidelines. Appointments are made on a same-day, first-come, first-serve basis. - - 2) FOOD PANTRY: Issues county food bank cards. Cards maybe used once a month at any participating food pantries throughout the county. Must meet income guidelines. - - 3) HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS: Provides comprehensive ways to help with housing issues. The programs are designed for individuals and families that are homeless or at risk of homelessness, transitioning from homelessness to permanent housing or receiving section 8 housing. Ongoing case management is required with these programs. - - 4) HOUSING COUNSELING: Offers clients landlord/tenant counseling, mortgage default counseling, pre-purchase counseling and reverse mortgage counseling. A housing counselor works with the client to remain in their existing home or find a better housing situation. These services are also available to landlords. - - 5) PROPERTY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Provides eligible low income renters with affordable properties to rent and provides households with energy saving improvements to help reduce heating and cooling cost. - - 6) TRANSPORTATION: Provides transportation for the elderly, low income individuals, and individuals with disabilities. Offers transport to and from eligible medical appointments as well as additional transportation services. Para-Transit vouchers are accepted or there may be a fee for service. FREE employment transportation for employees of Hopewell Road businesses. Service operates Monday-Friday from downtown to Hopewell Road corridor.
Eligibility: Low-income and homeless individuals and families.
Documents To Bring: Must have proof of need for financial assistance as well as photo ID, proof of residency, Social Security cards for all household members, proof of all household income for the past 30 days (paystubs, bank statements), name of home energy provider and account number, copy of most recent utility bills and if renting bring a copy of your lease.
Address:223 N Prospect StHagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides educational, resource, and support services that empower people to transform their lives in a positive way to reach self sufficiency. Primary focus is serving the needs of low-income, homeless and near homeless individuals and families within the county. - - SERVICES: - 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE/CASE MANAGEMENT: Provides financial, resource and support services to adult residents for rent, security deposits, and utility shut-offs. Also assist in acquiring clothing, IDs, birth certificates, baby supplies, and other basic needs. - - 2) EARN WHILE YOU LEARN LIFE DEVELOPMENT CLASSES: Teaches critical life management skills to help clients function independently in the community. - - 3) JOB READINESS TRAINING /COMPUTER LAB: Provides professional development, job training and access to employment. - - 4) DRAPED WITH CONFIDENCE CAREER CLOTHING AND GUIDANCE INITIATIVE: Provides free professional clothing and training workshops to help in gaining employment. - - 5) MENTOR PROGRAM: Matches a mentor to a client to help each person reach their full potential. - - 6) GATEKEEPERS RE-ENTRY PROGRAM: See separate listing. - - 7) LONG TERM CASE MANAGEMENT: Provides long term support to people who need time to change bad habits to a positive outcome. To direct low income, homeless and near homeless people to transform their lives through a step by step support program.
Eligibility: Primary focus is serving the needs of low-income, homeless and near homeless individuals and families within the county.
Documents To Bring: Call for details.
Address:31 W Main StMiddletown, MD 21769Map & Directions
Services: NOTE: Must be resident of Middletown Valley (Middletown High School feeder schools).OVERVIEW:Provides financial assistance, drivers for medical appointments, coordinates holiday assistance, contributes to local school supply drive, exercise classes for 50 and older seniors, and offers information and referrals to other programs as needed.SERVICE:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides emergency financial assistance. Contributes to local school supply drives.2) DRIVERS: Provides drivers for medical appointments.3) EXERCISE PROGRAM: Exercise classes for groups and Seniors ages 50 and older.4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: We coordinate with Salvation Army to provide Christmas Assistance to needy families. Begin calling in to 301-371-3119 on October 1, 2012, Leave a clear message stating you would like to sign up for Holiday assistance, your name, and phone number your call will be returned. We would like you to provide a wish list from your children and also clothing sizes.5) DONATIONS: Donations of school supplies, holiday contributions, and financial aide is welcome including gift cards to various grocery stores or department stores.
Hours: Please leave a message and your call will be returned.
Eligibility: Must be residents of Middletown Valley.
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Address:1 W Potomac StBrunswick, MD 21716Map & Directions
Services: Provides a food pantry and holiday assistance to residents of the Greater Brunswick area.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides emergency food and emergency financial assistance to area residents.Offers referrals to resources for shelter, clothing,andother essentials.2) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012:THANKSGIVING BASKET: Thanksgiving food basket is offered to regular clients during their regular food pick-up.CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE: Offers families with children age 12 and under in Brunswick schools Christmas assistance for children's toys and clothing. Sign up for families is October 11th, 18, and 25th from 6-8PM, October 17thand 27th from 10-12PM. Sign up and Distribution will be held at Grace Episcopal Church, 114 East A Street.Distribution will be December 5th and 6th from 10AM-4PM.Applicants must provide ID with proof of address, proof of income, and social security cards for the entire household, proof of bills, and a wish list for each child as well as clothing size.
Hours: If no answer leave message and call will be returned within 24 hours. Food Bank also has hours on the 1st Saturday of each month, 10:30AM-Noon.
Eligibility: Needy residents of the Greater Brunswick area.
Address:233 S Queen StMartinsburg, WV 25401Map & Directions
Services: Catholic Charities helps low-income individuals and families meet their most basic human needs. Emergency Assistance extends help and hope in times of crisis to individuals and families in cooperation with other social service agencies, churches and food pantries. Emergency Assistance is provided throughout the entire year, as funding permits. Service availability varies by office.
Hours: Mon - Thurs 9am - 4pm ; Friday 9am - 3pm
Eligibility: :Income eligibiltyIs Shelter? NoRelated ResourcesCatholic CharitiesRural Outreach
Address:336 S Queen StMartinsburg, WV 25401Map & Directions
Services: Provide vouchers for past due rent (once in a 5 yr period) or towards a court ordered eviction up to but no more than 600.00 or one months rent on past due rent notice, prescriptions up to 150.00 (no Narcotics), utilities (water and sewer bill) with shut off notice 75.00. Will assist with 25.00 for propane (1 x a year) can also help with wood for heating thru volunteer group. Can also provide assistance with work related clothing footwear i.e. steel-toe boots. Provide transportation assistance- bus passes and gasoline for job interviews and doctor's appointments. Also can help with one hundred dollars for tooth extraction or towards hearing aids.
CCAP also provides a food pantry Mon-Fri 10am to 1pm
Hours: 10:00 am-1:00 pm Monday-Friday
Closed if Berkeley County School is closed for inclement weather
Eligibility: :For rental assistance or evictions-must be Berkeley County resident and have WV ID plus letter from landlord or property management. Balance must be paid first or arrangement made with landlord or property manager to work with client on balance in writing. No Handwritten letters will be accepted for past due rents.Is Shelter? NoMiscellaneousRelated ResourceCCAP (Congregational Cooperative Action Project)
Address:220 W Martin StMartinsburg, WV 25401Map & Directions
Services: Food: Families are given a small parcel of a farm to grow their own food
Utility Assistance: VERY LIMITED and by referral only
Household Items: Provides pots, pans, sheets, etc.
Soup Kitchen: Meal and Worship (Last Wednesday of the Month, 6 to 8 pm)
Area Served: Berkeley County
Services: The Regalos Elizabeth Fund provides small scale grants, averaging $125 - $145 each, to meet crucial and/or emergency needs of low income Hispanic individuals and families. Typical request include help with rent payment, paying utility bills and restoring electricity, emergency lodging, children's clothing, prescriptions, medical expenses, food assistance, and eye glasses. The maximum grant is $200.00.
Call, e-mail, or stop in Sister Grace Calvisi's office at Saint Joseph's Catholic Church
Eligibility: Must be Hispanic and living in West Virginia. Must be low income. Must have an emergency, crucial financial need.
Area Served: Berkeley County, Grant County, Hampshire County, Hardy County, Jefferson County, Mineral County, Morgan County, Pendleton County
Address:241 N Queen StMartinsburg, WV 25401Map & Directions
Services: Provides financial assistance through Relief Fund
Eligibility: For Veterans