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Penn-Mar Human Services

Address:
10709 Susquehanna Trail S
Glen Rock, PA 17327

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(10 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 343-1069

Website:
http://www.penn-mar.org

Services:
Provides residential, vocational and support services to people who have been diagnosed with an intellectual disability. ,

Eligibility:
Individuals, ages 18 and older with a diagnosed intellectual disability.


The Salvation Army

Address:
114 Broadway
Hanover, PA 17331

Map & Directions

(20 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(717) 637-2105

Website:
http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/

Services:
Limited financial assistance is available for prescriptions, gasoline, utility shut offs and sometimes rent. No food voucher assistance

Hours:
Monday and Wednesday, 9:00am to 2:00pmFriday, 9:00am to 12:00pm (call before going to verify they are open)

Eligibility:
Hanover and surrounding areas


Harb-Adult Inc

Address:
105 E King St
Lancaster, PA 17602

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(22 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(717) 397-0156

Website:
http://www.tabornet.org

Services:
Help homeless or at-risk veteran families quickly regaining stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis and/or homelessness. Services include: - Outreach - Case management (assessment, housing stabilization plan/referrals) - Assistance in obtaining VA benefits and other public benefits/community resources and services as available - Temporary financial assistance may be provided as last resort based on assessed individual need

Hours:
Call for information

Eligibility:
- Must be a veteran or veteran family (HOH or spouse of HOH must be a veteran; excluding those who have a dishonorable discharge - Very low-income: Gross household income must not exceed 50% of the median income guidelines - Must be homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless (must have a formal eviction notice)Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesNone


Salvation Army

Address:
131 S Queen St
Lancaster, PA 17603

Map & Directions

(22 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(717) 397-7565

Website:
http://www.salvationarmylancaster.org

Services:
There will be no funds available for rent assistance or utility assistance during August 2018 Limited financial aid (as funding is available) for emergency situations (i.e. rent, utilities, prescriptions); Must meet specific guidelines including income. 10 trip bus pass for newly employed. Must have proof of hire. All day bus pass for medical appointments.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Eligibility:
Call for information; Must meet specific guidelines including incomeFees or ChargesTypes of FeesNone


Lancaster County Assistance Office

Address:
832 Manor St
Lancaster, PA 17603

Map & Directions

(22 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(717) 299-7411

Website:
http://www.dhs.pa.gov

Services:
Helps a homeless or near homeless family/individual to: stop eviction from your home/apartment or foreclosure of your house; find a long-term place to live; find a short-term place to stay. A one-time payment up to $400 to prevent eviction or $100-$300 to obtain temporary or permanent shelter. There is no monthly rental assistance or subsidy available. Need must be the result of an emergency such as eviction, living in hazardous conditions, homeless or near homeless. If more funds are owed than CAO can offer are required to prevent or resolve the emergency, the applicant must have another way to pay the remainder due. The individual or family must have sufficient income to afford future rent. Items are verified with landlord/employer, etc.

Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

Eligibility:
Must meet income and resource guidelines in the month of application. If household contains individuals under 21, resources are excluded and a slightly higher income limit is used; Have not received another Emergency Shelter Allowance within past year The amount of assistance will depend on needs, situation, and emergency.Fees or ChargesTypes of FeesFreeWait ListProcessed within 7 days, payment is normally mailed to the landlord


Hereford Food Bank

Address:
16931 York Rd
Monkton, MD 21111

Map & Directions

(23 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.


Northeast Social Action Program

Address:
1046 S Carroll St
Hampstead, MD 21074

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(23 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 239-6216

Website:
http://www.nesapinc.org

Services:
OVERVIEW:Provides a food pantry; holiday, back to school, energy, prescription, fuel & eviction prevention assistance, and a thrift store.SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Provides non-perishable food items. Call Mon-Fri to schedule an appointment. No referral needed.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers assistance with eviction prevention, gas and electric bill, water bills, prescription and fuel assistance. May also provide help with miscellaneous expenses, call for more details. Also provides information and referrals to programs that may help pay for these services. Call Mon-Fri 9AM-3PM to set up an appointment.3) THRIFT STORE: Sells donated clothing and household items at a nominal charge. Store is available Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9AM-3PM & Tues, Thur 9AM-8PM.4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSEDo THANKSGIVING: Provides food baskets to families in need. Call the beginning of November to sign up.o CHRISTMAS: Provides food baskets to families in need. Call the beginning of December to sign up. *Also provides a gift sign up for Hampstead and Manchester residents only. 5) SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2012:Offers school supplies and book bags to residents of 21074 and 21102 only. Call before 8/13 to sign-up.6) DONATIONS: Accepts food, clothing and household items. NO furniture, televisions, computers or mattresses are not accepted.

Eligibility:
Low-income residents. See notes.


Shalom House

Address:
9 S 15th St
Harrisburg, PA 17104

Map & Directions

(28 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(717) 232-3482

Website:
http://www.shalomhouse.net

Services:
Post shelter permanent housing with extended case management program for disabled, single, chronically homeless women. Rental subsidy provided; requires completion of program goal plan, commitment to self-help, attendance at life skills and other meetings where appropriate, demonstrated progress achieving goal plan objectives.

Eligibility:
Single female exiting emergency shelter or treatment program, submit application to Director of Housing program, participate in interview. Income must meet disability guidelines, must live alone, have a disability, remain clean, sober, follow program guidelines; make measurable progress achieving goal plan


A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

-- Hugh Downs

Maryland Legal Aid - Northeastern Maryland Office

Address:
103 S Hickory Ave
Bel Air, MD 21014

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 836-8202

Website:
http://www.mdlab.org

Services:
LEGAL SERVICES: Provides assistance with civil (non-criminal) legal problems, including family and domestic disputes, housing, unemployment, public benefits issues and consumer problems. Services provided to disadvantaged elderly individuals include legal problems such as SSA, SSI, and Medicare, landlord problems, utility turn-offs, nursing home problems and assisted living. Will refer to other resources if cannot assist client. Will also provide mortgage foreclosure counseling and representation.

Hours:
Intake hours are Tue & Thur, 9AM-Noon.

Eligibility:
Limited income persons up to age 59. Senior citizens, ages 60 and older, have no income limitations.


Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development: Housing Agency

Address:
15 S Main St #106
Suite 106
Bel Air, MD 21014

Map & Directions

(30 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 638-3045

Website:
http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/housing

Services:
RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM: Must first sign up through the department of social services. Provides a rental subsidy to eligible participants for up to twelve months. The program is designed to give rental assistance to families in a crisis or transitional period. Program assists families in obtaining a stable housing situation. RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM INCOME LIMITS- Effective 2012Family size and gross monthly income:1 person $18,750 2 persons $21,450 3 persons $24,100 4 persons $26, 800 5 persons $28,950 6 persons $31,1007 persons $33,200 8 persons $35,350

Eligibility:
Low-income persons with critical housing needs. Must have an additional source of income and a plan for financial improvement.