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United Churches Assistance

Address:
40 Church Ln
Cockeysville, MD 21030

Map & Directions

(1 Mile Away)

Telephone:
(410) 628-2102

Website:
http://www.ucanmd.org/

Services:
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides emergency financial assistance for utilities, eviction prevention, prescriptions, transportation, gas vouchers, and bus tokens. Offers financial assistance once every 12 months. Occasionally food or food store vouchers/certificates are available Provides referrals to other churches and agencies as needed. Can also set up,

Eligibility:
Low-income persons.


Baltimore County Department of Aging

Address:
611 Central Ave
Towson, MD 21204

Map & Directions

(6 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 887-2594

Website:
http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov

Services:
Provides information and referral, case management, tax assistance, transportation and recreational opportunities for seniors ages 60 and older and those with disabilities.SERVICES:1) INFORMATION and REFERRAL: For persons 60 and older and those with disabilities. Provides referrals for financial assistance for utilities, prescription, eviction prevention, and senior housing. Also provides information regarding health insurance, the Ombudsman Program, and volunteer programs.2) CASE MANAGEMENT: Offers case management for homebound seniors.3) TRANSPORTATION: Arranges transportation to medical appointments and other destinations through County Ride.4) CAREGIVERS: Offers consultations and seminars for caregivers of elderly persons.5) SENIOR CENTERS: Offers recreational, education and exercise programs; health screening & education, fitness centers, center connection program, computer labs, noon time meal and nutrition programs, travel, and many other leisure activities.6) SENIOR FARMER'S MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Provides coupons for use at the Farmer's Markets in Catonsville, Towson, Pikesville, Woodlawn, the Eastpoint Mall, and The Avenue in White Marsh.7) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Screens individuals for eligibility on a case by case basis for financial assistance. Assistance depends on eligibility and funds available. Call for more information.8) PUBLICATIONS: Offers a Senior Digest newspaper published every 6 weeks and other publications with related interests.9) SENIOR CENTER LOCATIONS: Tax sites in bold. Open to seniors and people with low-moderate income. Scheduling for appointments begins mid-January.**ARBUTUS SENIOR CENTER:855A Sulphur Spring Road, Baltimore, MD 21227. Call 410-877-1410.TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Thur, 9AM-12PM, 2/9-4/12. Call 410-887-1410 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE. 1-2 spots as of 4/10/12.**ATEAZE SENIOR CENTER:7401 Holabird Avenue, Dundalk, MD 21222. Call 410-887-7233. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Wed, 9AM-12PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-7233 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. SENIORS ONLY.** BYKOTA SENIOR CENTER:611 Central Avenue, Towson, MD 21204. Call 410-887-3094.TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Tue and Thur, 8:30AM-2:15PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-3094 to schedule an appointment. E-filing available. OPEN TO ANYONE.**CATONSVILLE SENIOR CENTER:501 North Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228.410-887-0900. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Wed and Thur, 9AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-0900 to schedule an appointment. Does not offer E-filing. SENIORS ONLY.**COCKEYSVILLE SENIOR CENTER: 10535 York Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030. Call 410-887-7694. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLSOED: Offered Mon Tue, Thur, 9AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-7694 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE.**EDGEMERE SENIOR CENTER: 7200 North Point Road, Baltimore, MD 21219. 410-887-7530. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Fri, 10AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15/11. Call 410-887-7530 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE.**ESSEX SENIOR CENTER: 600 Dorsey Avenue, Essex, MD 21221. Call 410-887-0267. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Tues 9AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-0267 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE. FLEMING SENIOR CENTER:641 Main Street., Dundalk, MD 21222. Call 410-887-7225.JACKSONVILLE SENIOR CENTER:3605A Sweet Air Road, Phoenix, MD 21131. Call 410-887-1841. **LANDSDOWNE/BALTIMORE HIGHLAND SENIOR CENTER: 424 Third Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21227. Call 410-887-1443. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Thur, 9AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-1443 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE.** LIBERTY SENIOR CENTER:3525 Resource Drive, Randallstown, MD 21133. Call 410-887-0780. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Thurs-Fri, 9AM-1PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-0780. Offers E-filing. SENIORS ONLY.**MOUNT CARMEL SENIOR CENTER:17038 Pretty Boy Dam Road, Parkton, MD 21120. Call 410-887-1923.TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Thur, 9:30AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-1923 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing.OVERLEA/FULLERTON SENIOR CENTER:4314 Fullerton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21236. Call 410-887-5220.**PARKVILLE SENIOR CENTER: 8601 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21234. Call 410-887-5338. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Mon,Wed, Thur, 9AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-882-6087 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing.**PIKESVILLE SENIOR CENTER: 1301 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21208. 410-887-1245. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Wed, 9AM-Noon, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-1245 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE. 1spot as of 4/10/12.**REISTERSTOWN SENIOR CENTER: 12035 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136. Call 410-887-1143. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Fri, 9AM-1PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-1143 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE.ROSEDALE SENIOR CENTER: 1208 Neighbors Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21237. Call 410-887-0233.SEVEN OAKS SENIOR CENTER: 9210 Seven Courts Drive, Baltimore, MD. 21236. Call 410-887-5192. **VICTORY VILLA SENIOR CENTER: 403 Compass Road, Baltimore, MD 21220. Call 410-887-0235. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Tues, 9AM-2PM 2/7-4/15. Call 410-887-0235. Does not offer E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE.**WOODLAWN SENIOR CENTER:2120 Gwynn Oak Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21207. Call 410-887-6887.TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Mon, 9AM-Noon as needed, 2/1-4/15. Call Ashaki Innis at 410-887-6887 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. Offered to seniors first and then people with disabilities and low income residents. OPEN TO EVERYONE.

Eligibility:
Persons ages 60+ and adults with disabilities. See notes for Tax Assistance.


Hereford Food Bank

Address:
16931 York Rd
Monkton, MD 21111

Map & Directions

(8 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 343-0660

Website:
http://www.herefordumc.org

Services:
Provides a food pantry and financial assistance to residents of their catchment area. SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable and perishable food items, Tues and Thur 1-3PM and Sat, 9-11AM.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers assistance once a year for gas and electric turn-offs and evictions, when funds are available. Individuals should have a current photo ID and proof of need. Call and leave a message, if no one answers.

Eligibility:
Anyone in need in the catchment area.


St Ursula Pastoral Minstr

Address:
8801 Harford Rd
Parkville, MD 21234

Map & Directions

(8 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 665-0918

Website:
http://www.vincentbaltimore.org

Services:
Provides a food pantry, financial assistance and act as a HOP distribution site.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food items the 3rd Wed of the month, 10AM-Noon. Individuals can access the pantry once every 30 days. If it is an emergency, individuals may call the church and make an appointment for Tue, Thur, and Fri. Also accepts donations of non-perishable food items.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: May provide limited financialassistanceforutilitycut-offs, eviction prevention and prescription medication. Must have proof of need.3)HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012:THANKSGIVING -- HARVEST OF PLENTY (HOP) 2012: Will distribute food baskets to individuals/families who are receiving or are eligible for one of the following: unemployment, food stamps, MEAP, SSI/SSDI/SSA, TCA, or TDAP. Clients sign-up via 211MD until list is full.Must bring picture ID, Social Security card, and proof of eligibility to pick up basket. If the person who registered cannot pick-up, a proxy must be designated ahead of time and show ID.DISTRIBUTION DATE: Wednesday 21st, TIMES?AVAILABILITY: 48 Boxes and turkeys

Hours:
3rd Wed of the month, 10AM-Noon. Please call during the above times to schedule an appointment.

Eligibility:
Open to anyone in need living in the catchment area.


I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. I love to keep it by me; the idea of getting rid of it nearly breaks my heart.

-- Jerome K. Jerome

Alliance, Inc. Veteran's Housing Assistance

Address:
8003 Corporate Dr
Nottingham, MD 21236

Map & Directions

(10 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 282-5900

Website:
http://www.allianceinc.org

Services:
OVERVIEW: Provides vocational rehabilitation services for adults with severe, persistent mental illness, developmental and physical disabilities. Also provides case management and homelessness prevention for Veterans and their families. - - SERVICES: - 1) VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION: Offers vocational evaluations, job skills training and employment possibilities. - - o VOCATIONAL EVALUATION/SKILLS TRAINING: Performs comprehensive assessments to help individuals explore career options based on aptitudes, abilities, interests, temperament, interpersonal skills, work habits and behaviors. - - o WORK ADJUSTMENT SERVICES: Helps individuals prepare for employment. Individuals develop work tolerance and job-readiness, while learning specific job skills. Program length depends on individual need. Upon successful completion of training, trainees may be referred to Employment Services for job placement. - - o EMPLOYMENT SERVICES: Offers MHA or DDA funded individuals employment in the community with a high level of support. Individuals are placed into a wide variety of jobs based on their preferences, provided job coaching to ensure a successful transition, then provided with ongoing follow-up and support for the duration of their employment. Van transportation may be provided for individuals. - - 2) SUPPORT SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES: Serves very low income Veterans (both individuals and Veterans and their families) who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. Veterans must have an Honorable or General Discharge and have served at least one day of active military service. Assists Veterans and Veteran families to address barriers to permanent housing. Assists in several Maryland counties. Call for more information. - - o CASE MANAGEMENT: Provides case management services, referrals to permanent housing placements, assistance with obtaining benefits, transportation, job readiness and job placement assistance, etc. - - o TEMPORARY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers limited financial assistance to help Veterans remain in or obtain permanent housing. Can assist with rent (not mortgage), utilities, security or utility deposits, moving costs, transportation, or child care. Only participants receiving case management services will be eligible for financial assistance.

Eligibility:
Vocational Rehab: Individuals 18 or older, with physical, mental or developmental disabilities, including mental illness. SSVF: At least one day of active military service. Discharge other than dishonorable. Very low-income. Must be at immanent risk of becoming homeless OR newly homeless (within the past 3 months.)

Documents To Bring:
Call for information.


Baltimore County Social Services

Address:
130 Chartley Dr
Reisterstown, MD 21136

Map & Directions

(10 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 853-3010

Website:
http://www.dhr.state.md.us/baltocounty.htm

Services:
SOCIAL SERVICES: Provides access to social service programs, such as Medical Assistance (MA), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Emergency Assistance to Families with Children (EAFC), Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), and Temporary Disability Assistance Program (TDAP). - - *Note about MEAP: People can request a referral from Towson(Drumcastle) to pick-up and submit MEAP applications at this location.

Eligibility:
Low-income persons.

Documents To Bring:
Call for information. Program dependent.


We Are Family Community

Address:
9633 Liberty Rd
Suite F/G
Randallstown, MD 21133

Map & Directions

(12 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 655-7125

Website:
http://www.unionbethelamec.org

Services:
Provides food and financial assistance for residents. SERVICES: 1) EMERGENCY GROCERIES: Provides non-perishable food items. Individuals must have proof of address and picture ID. Service is provided by appointment only. Also accepts donations of non-perishable food.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides minimal assistance with eviction notices or BGE termination notices (Must be MEAP eligible, last $100 only) if funds are available. Must have turn off/eviction notice, proof of address, verification of income and picture ID. Call 410-655-1037 for financial assistance. Your call will be returned if they have funds and an appointment will be scheduled. If there are no funds then you will notreceivea call back.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:
Individuals 18 and older.


Liberty Family Resource Center

Address:
3525 Resource Dr
Randallstown, MD 21133

Map & Directions

(12 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 887-0600

Website:
http://www.canconnects.org

Services:
Provides assistance with the fuel fund, financial assistance and food referrals SERVICES:1) FUEL FUND: Assists residents with fuel bills after other resources have been exhausted, such as MEAP and FEMA. The utility company will give $1 in bill credit for every $2 that the Fund gives. Client is asked to pay a percentage of the total bill. July 1, 2011- June 30, 2012Household Size Gross Monthly Household Income 1 $1,805.00 $21,659.882 $2,428.34 $29,139.963 $3,051.61 $36,617.164 $3,675.00 $44,091.485 $4,298.34 $51,579.966 $4,921.67 $59,059.92For each additional person, add $623.34 2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers funds when available for eviction prevention (will not help people in section 8 or public housing), utility cut-off and prescription expenses (rare). Must bring eviction notice/ utility cut-off for assistance. For utility help, the client must first apply to MEAP and been approved. After applying the client can apply for the Fuel Fund and approved, 10AM-3PM. 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; $6,930.003) FOOD REFERRALS: Provides food referrals to local churches and the Community Assistance Network warehouse.

Eligibility:
Low income individuals.


Community Assistance Network Inc

Address:
3525 Resource Dr
Randallstown, MD 21133

Map & Directions

(12 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 887-0631

Website:
http://www.canconnects.org

Services:
Offers assistance with the fuel fund and financial assistance with evictions and utility turn off notices. SERVICES:1) FUEL FUND: Assists residents with fuel bills after other resources have been exhausted, such as MEAP and FEMA. The utility company will give $1 in bill credit for every $2 that the Fund gives. Client is asked to pay a percentage of the total bill. July 1, 2011- June 30, 2012Household Size Gross Monthy Household Income 1 $1,805.00 $21,659.882 $2,428.34 $29,139.963 $3,051.61 $36,617.164 $3,675.00 $44,091.485 $4,298.34 $51,579.966 $4,921.67 $59,059.92For each additional person, add $623.34 ELIGIBILITY: Will qualify for assistance if: your income is within Fuel Fund guidelines and you have a turn-off notice and you have not received help from the fuel fund in the past 12 months. 2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: When funds are available, assists with eviction prevention, utility turn-offs (must first apply and be MEAP eligible), and mortgage assistance. Does not assist people living in section 8 or public housing. Can only recieve financial assistance once every 12 months.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

Hours:
Closed 12-1PM for lunch.

Eligibility:
Low income residents.


Maryland Foster Youth Resource

Address:
10 South St
Suite 304
Baltimore, MD 21202

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 856-1700

Website:
http://www.mfyrc.org

Services:
Works with transitioning foster care youth or youth already out of the foster care system. Provides information and assistance helping youth prepare become self-sufficient. Also offers grants to possibly help with cost of living, a food and clothing closet, and a life skills curriculum.SERVICES:1) SAVE OUR FOSTER YOUTH (SOFY): Offers funds to assist youth with expenses such as food, gas and electric, rent, bus fare, furniture and possibly other household needs, on a case by case basis. Individuals are eligible for financial assistance once a year.2) FOSTER YOUTH INC (FYI): Teaches school aged foster youth about their rights and responsibilities while in foster care, and presents service and leadership opportunities for youth. Also educates the community about the foster care system, improvements recommended, and advocates for change.3) WALK-IN CLOSET: Provides donated items of non-perishable food items, diapers, baby clothing, casual and job interview clothing, shoes, and coats.4) PREP FOR SUCCESS LIFE SKILLS: Covers life skills topics that youth, 21-25 years old, will need to help them transition out of foster care.5) TRANSITIONAL HOUSING: Offers transitional housing up to 18 months through private landlords in the Baltimore area. This is a month to month agreement. Also provides wraparound services and provides in house therapy. Individuals must have a source of income, such as SSI, TCA, working, etc. For assistance with this program go to www.mfyrc.org, click on the About Us tab and select and complete the Client Intake Form. An Outreach Coordinator will contact the individual to schedule an appointment. Individuals can also call for assistance.6) VOLUNTEER SERVICE NAVIGATOR (VSN): Connects youth, ages 21- 25, with a seasoned adult to serve as a mentor, supporting and guiding youth with needed resources. Mentors work closely with MFYRC's Outreach Coordinator. Training is provided.7) EMPLOYMENT: Assists youth with career development by assessing skill sets, resume development, and interviewing skills. Works with community employers to provide information on job openings.For assistance with this program go towww.mfryc.org, click on the About Us tab and select and complete the Client Intake Form. An Outreach Coordinator will contact the individual to schedule an appointment. Individuals can also call for assistance.

Eligibility:
Transitioning foster care youth or youth already out of the foster care system.


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