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St Vincent Depaul Outreach

Address:
810 Aiken Ave
Perryville, MD 21903

Map & Directions

(12 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 642-3588

Website:
http://www.goodshepherdcecilmd.org

Services:
Provides a food pantry and financial assistance to Cecil County residents.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Operates a food pantry on Mon, Wed and Fri (morning hours only that varies). May access service once each month.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance towards the last $50 for eviction prevention, utilities and prescription assistance. Proof of need, Social Security Card and Photo ID required. Call ahead to find out if funds are available.

Eligibility:
Anyone in need.


Salvation Army

Address:
300 Seneca Ave
Havre De Grace, MD 21078

Map & Directions

(13 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 939-3535

Website:
http://www.tsamwv.org

Services:
Provides assistance to residents of Harford County. SERVICES: 1) FOOD CLOSET: Non-perishable food is provided to those in need by appointment only on Tues and Thur. Can only be utilized once per month..2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to persons with court-ordered evictions or utility cut-offs (MEAP eligible) when funds are available. Limited to once per year. 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) EMERGENCY SHELTER: Lodging for one night is provided at a local motel for stranded travelers, homeless persons and evictees. Must go to Police Department after 4PM to apply for a voucher- NO GUARANTEE.4) COUNSELING: Provides Biblically-based counseling and budget counseling to youths and their families.5) YOUTH GROUP: During the school year, on Tues from 6-7:30PM, young people, ages 6 through 17, visit the Corps for a meeting, prayer, dinner, and arts and crafts. Transportation is provided.6) SUMMER CAMP: Provides a one-week camp program in Hedgesville, West Virginia at Camp Tomahawk, in July to approximately 20 youths, ages 6-12, from low income families. Youths are selected on a first come, first served basis. Applicants are encouraged to start calling as early as April. Transportation is provided to the camp.7) VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Provides Bible instruction, crafts and age-related activities for one week during the summer months at the Corps (ages 6-13). Transportation is provided free of charge. 8) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: CLOSEDWALK IN TO SIGN-UP SEPT 15-26.o CHRISTMAS: Offers gift cards and toys to anyone in need. Bring in threegift suggestions$30 or less for children 0-12. o THANKSGIVING: Must come in to sign up. Call before to check availability. MUST have ALL of the following required documentation:--Valid Maryland ID card --SS 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 certificates for all children, ages 12 years and under --Must know the clothing & shoe sizes, and 3 specific gift suggestions for all children. 9) DONATIONS : Accepts new clothing, toiletries, gloves, coats, toys and food. Individuals residing in Harford County can have items picked up by calling 1-800-229-7156.

Hours:
Closed noon-1PM for lunch.

Eligibility:
Individuals and families in need living in Harford County.


Aberdeen Bible Church

Address:
529 Edmund St
Aberdeen, MD 21001

Map & Directions

(15 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 272-3278

Website:
http://www.innercountyoutreach.org

Services:
Offers an array of services to the residents of Harford County.SERVICES:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides $100 (does not have to be the last $100) towards an eviction notice or a utility turn-off notice. The funds are paid directly to either the landlord or the utility provider. Must have current photo ID, proof of need, proof of income and social security card. Call to schedule an appointment. Appointments are scheduled within 48hours.2) FOOD PANTRY: Walk-in during business hours to receive one bag of non-perishable food. This is limited to once every 30 days. Must bring current photo ID and social security card. No referral needed.3) WRAPAROUND MENTORING: Provides 1-1 mentoring and goal setting with children in elementary and middle school and their families. Children that are served in this program exhibit behavioral problems at school or in the home. No referral needed. 4) SUMMER DAY CAMP: Offers children 4-15 a 7-week summer day camp. Walk-in for an application ($30) and return April-late June. The academic and recreational based camp is $475. Scholarships are available and will accept Purchase of Care vouchers. Installment payments accepted for the $475.5) 1ST TIME HOMEBUYER: Purchases and refurbishes homes in Harford County to resell them to low-moderate income families several times a year. There is a set income eligibility, the family must be at or below 50%-80% of the FPL. If the family is accepted into the program they will be required to take homebuyer workshops.6) ADDICTIONS SUPPORT: Spiritual peer support group, meets on Tue, 7-9PM.7) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE:o School Supplies 2012: Event Under the Tent runs the 2nd Sat in Sept. Provides school supplies, cleaning products, and food. The date will be 9/8/2012.o Thanksgiving 2012: Provides Thanksgiving baskets to those in need (about 100 families). Call early Sept to sign-up. Distribution will be 11/19/12.o Christmas 2012: Offers a Harvest Dinner the first Wed of December. Provides a hot meal, cleaning supplies, toys, hats, gloves, and gifts for seniors. No need to call, walk-in on 12/5/12.

Eligibility:
Residents of Harford County in need of assistance.


St Joan of Arc Church

Address:
222 Law St
Aberdeen, MD 21001

Map & Directions

(15 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 272-4535

Website:
http://www.stjoanarc.org/outreach/good-samaritan-ministry.html

Services:
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to those in need once every 12 months to assist with BGE turn-off notices, eviction prevention (Failure to Pay Rent Notice or Court Notice), security deposits (must have a lease) and prescriptions. Provides up to $100 for prescriptions and up to $75 for other financial concerns.

Eligibility:
Open to anyone in need, who lives within the catchment area. Financial assistance is available once every 12 months.

Documents To Bring:
Call for information.


Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.

-- James Rogers

Appoquinimink State Service Center

Address:
122 Silver Lake Rd
Middletown, DE 19709

Map & Directions

(15 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(302) 696-3120

Website:
http://www.state.de.us/dhss/dssc/appoquin.htm

Services:
Appoquinimink State Service Center Provides The Following Services: Emergency Assistance, Community Resource And Assistance Program.this State Service Center Also Houses Various State And Private Agencies That Provide Human Services Including: Christiana Care-school Based Wellness Center; Division Of Social Services - Public Assistance And Medicaid; Department Of Labor - Division Of Vocational Rehabilitation; Department Of Services For Children, Youth And Their Families- Division Of Family Services.food Closet: Monday-friday, 8:00am - 3:30pm--walkins Welcome, No Referral Required, Photo Id Required, Do Not Need Public Assistance.

Hours:
Call For Detailsmon: 7:30am 5:00pmtue: 7:30am 5:00pmwed: 7:30am 5:00pmthu: 7:30am 5:00pmfri: 7:30am 5:00pm

Eligibility:
Recipients Of Afdc, Ga Or Ssi Eligible For Emergency Assistance; Other Services Income Basedeligibility: Female: Yes; Male: Yes;


Leeds United Methodist Church

Address:
1579 Blue Ball Rd
Elkton, MD 21921

Map & Directions

(15 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 398-1897

Website:
http://www.leeds-umc.org

Services:
Provides financial assistance and operates a food pantry to Cecil County residents. SERVICES:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance for persons in the ministry's area for eviction prevention and utility turn-offs. Client must provide proof on need, household income, id and social security cards for all members in the household. Checks will be made out to landlord and utility company on client's behalf. 2) FOOD PANTRY: Provides baggedgroceries to county residents only in need.Must call first to see if food is available.

Eligibility:
See notes.


It's not failure, but low aim is crime.

-- Lowell

Cecil County Housing & Comm

Address:
105 Brown Ct
Suite 1800
Elkton, MD 21921

Map & Directions

(15 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 996-5245

Website:
http://www.ccgov.org

Services:
Provides affordable housing economic opportunity and suitable living environment toeligible low and moderate income person and families living in Cecil County. Also offers housing counseling services for potential home buyers and provides information on adult education and job training courses.SERVICES:1) FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM: Helps persons to obtain resources for GED and adult education. Information and referrals are provided for job training and college courses.2) HOME OWNERSHIP (PRE-PURCHASED):Provides counseling for any resident that is interested in purchasing a home. Information workshops are offered on the thirdTuesday of eachmonth at 6PM. Potential buyers must attend the workshops and one on one counseling to get the counseling certificate required by most lending and grant programs.3) RENTAL SUBSIDY PRORAM: Provides rental assistance toincome eligible families, elderly and disabled persons afford a better place to live or assist with paying a portion of the monthly rent where the family is currently living. Household income must meet federal income guidelines.4) VETERANS AFFAIR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING: Assist veterans and their families find rental housing. Includes specific eligibility criteria and case management services from the V.A. Referrals accepted by Perry Point V.A. To obtain a referral for rental assistance, call Patricia Lane at 410-642-2411 EX 5506.

Eligibility:
Low-income residents.


the Help Center Elkton

Address:
135 E High St
Elkton, MD 21921

Map & Directions

(15 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 996-0260

Website:
http://www.cecildss.org

Services:
Offers emergency assistance for food, clothing, and financial assistance with eviction prevention, security deposit, first month's rent, and rental assistance (as funding permits). SERVICES: 1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Emergency groceries are available to assist eligible Cecil County households. Households receiving food stamps are NOT eligible for food assistance. 2) THRIFT SHOP: Offers free clothing to area residents in need, when available. Call for information. 3) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to eligiblehouseholds for eviction,first month's rent and eviction prevention (as funding permits). 4) HOLIDAY FOOD ASSISTANCE 2012: Provides Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets to families in need. By application only. Call office for information. DONATIONS: Accepts monetary donations, food items, clothing and household goods for thrift shop.

Eligibility:
Low income residents.


Cecil County Department-Social Services

Address:
170 E Main St
Elkton, MD 21921

Map & Directions

(15 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 996-0100

Website:
http://wwwcecildss.org

Services:
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides emergency cash assistance (grant) to families with children. Assists with utility cut-offs, eviction prevention, first month security deposits and burial assistance. Families or individual at risk of being homeless are provided with shelter referrals. Financial allowance varies based on situations, income and assets, and may be used only once in a 24-month period. Can assist Section 8 and public housing clients with non housing related grants. - - Also provides funds to persons who have experienced an official disaster (hurricane, flood, fire). Children 18-21 must be enrolled full-time in school. For burial assistance, the person that passed away must have been receiving either TCA or SSI, and has a child. Families applying for benefits must provide proof of need such as utility cut-off notice and proof of possible eviction.

Eligibility:
Low income families with children. See notes.

Documents To Bring:
Call for information.


Ray of Hope Mission Center

Address:
960 Craigtown Rd
Port Deposit, MD 21904

Map & Directions

(16 Miles Away)

Telephone:
(410) 378-9800

Website:
http://www.rayofhopemissioncenter.com

Services:
Provides a food pantry, financial assistance and support services to residents living with in the catchment area.SERVICES:,

Hours:
Intake Hours: Mon & Wed 1-3PM, Tues & Thur 9:30-11:30AM.

Eligibility:
Open to the public.