Address:6902 US-11Falling Waters, WV 25419Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
Services: The Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund was founded, October 23, 2003 to help support surviving U.S. Military children who have lost a parent in the Afghanistan or Iraq wars by providing them with College Grants. Their College Grant Program has been expanded to include both U.S. Military children and spouses who have either lost a loved one as a result of the Afghanistan or Iraq wars or have a severely disabled parent or spouse who was injured during a deployment to either war. Their second objective is to help the surviving and severely disabled members of these families with financial assistance. Their goal is to award applicants of U.S. Military families that have children under the age of 18, and who are in need of assistance with housing, repairs, utilities, medical expenses, groceries, clothing, school supplies and other expenses deemed necessary in order to provide them with some support and help alleviate their need. College Scholarships as of March 2008 totals
Financial Assistance as of March 2008 totals $79,558.00
Financial Assistance as of March 2008 for severely wounded totals $91,047.81Program:College Scholarship ProgramBudget: $25,000Category: EducationPopulation Served: Military/Veterans
Program Description: College Scholarship Program of the Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund, Inc. provides educational funding for surviving US military children and spouses as well as severely disabled veterans affected by the wars in the first Gulf War, Iraq and/or Afghanistan. Applications and all supporting documents are due twice each year in October and May. The awards and amounts are decided upon by the Grant Committee members who follow specific guidelines once an applicant meets the criteria.Program:Financial AssistanceBudget: $25,000Category: HousingPopulation Served: Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)
Program Description: Program provides financial assistance for US military surviving and disabled dependents affected by the first Gulf, Afghanistan and Iraq wars who are experiencing financial hardships. Surviving dependents whose parent(s) served in either war, however, died in a non-hostile manner are encouraged to apply for assistance during times of hardship. CFSRF provides assistance with housing, food, clothing, utilities, lodging and travel expenses deemed necessary, relocation assistance, tuition assistance for children in need, medical bills, appliance repairs, necessary household repairs affecting the well-being of dependent children
Address:140 W Franklin St #300Suite 300Hagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: Provides 24 hour a day crisis intervention, a cold weather shelter, a day resource and referral service, and a program geared specifically towards the needs of the homeless and low income. SERVICES: 1) CRISIS INTERVENTION: Provide assistance with food, medication, water bills (NO OTHER UTILITIES), fuel, car repairs, bus fare, and limited motel placement for families in need. 2) COLD WEATHER SHELTER: Provides homeless adults with shelter during the cold weather months as well as information and resources for help with specific needs. Shelter is open the last Sunday of October and closes the 1st Sun in April. Hours are Mon- Sat, 7PM-7AM and Sun, 3PM-7AM. 3) DAY RESOURCE AND REFERRAL: Helps individuals and families acquire needed resources for rent, rent deposits, utility cut-offs and various other needs including housing and employment. DONATIONS: Monetary donations are welcome and various items for the cold weather shelter are needed. Call or visit web site for information.
Hours: Other hours by appointment, see description for shelter hours.
Eligibility: Low income Individuals and families.
Address:1016 Spruce StHagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: FHFH exists to serve the Lord Jesus Christ by feeding the hungry. In the Bible, Isaiah the prophet and Jesus himself lift up feeding the hungry as one of the traits of those who have given their hearts to the Lord. Nutritious red meat is the most-needed item at food banks and feeding ministries nationwide. FHFH pays to have deer and other big-game donated by hunters processed, packaged and frozen by licensed meat cutters. The meat, which is high in protein and low in fat, is distributed free of charge to the food banks and feeding ministries that serve the poor nationwide. FHFH operates local programs in over 25 states nationwide. Local coordinators work with local meat processors and food banks, and oversee the fundraising and promotional campaign for their area. FHFH local programs are supported financially by individuals, churches, businesses, clubs, and other organizations in their area.
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:534 W Franklin StHagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: 1) SOUP KITCHEN: Meal served Monday-Friday from 11AM-12:30PM. - - 2) FOOD PANTRY: Operates Monday-Friday from 9-11AM and 1-3PM. Must have the punch card provided by the Community Action Council, Photo ID, and proof of county residency. -
Eligibility: Homeless and low-income residents.
Documents To Bring: Call for details or see description.
Address:109 W North AveHagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides recreational, educational and social activities designed to meet the needs of the community year round. - - SERVICES: - 1) MOBILE FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Offers non-perishable food items and other items as made available to the public the 4th Friday of each month from Noon-4PM. Only requirement is to sign in on log sheet. - - 2) COMMUNITY ROOM/POOL RENTAL: Provides an Olympic size pool and community room for rent to the public. Call for further details. -
Eligibility: Open to the public from age 6 and above.
Documents To Bring: ID card
Address:121 E Antietam StHagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: FOOD PANTRY: Offers fresh and non-perishable food to individuals in need. Must be a senior citizen or person with a behavioral health diagnosis. Participants do not need a food pantry card to receive food. -
Eligibility: Individuals with a behavioral health diagnosis and senior citizens. Must meet income guidelines. Call for details.
Address:25 Summit AveHagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Offers programs to resident offenders, ex-offenders and their families. Provides a speakers bureau for the community and networks with local Faith-based organizations and civic groups. SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRY: Clients MUST have food bank card from CAC (Community Action Counsel). Offers produce, fruits and vegetables once a week to eligible families of inmates, victims, and the needy. - - 2) TREE of HOPE: Sponsors Christmas program that includes a Christmas party, toys, clothing, and a food basket for children under the age of 16 whose parent or parents are incarcerated within the county. Inmates are referred to the Christmas program through the jail chaplain. Provides furniture, household items, and clothing for inmate families and the needy throughout the year. - - 3) INFORMATION & REFERRAL: Provides information and referral for employment, clothing, food, transportation, emergency shelter and other community resources. - - 4) DONATIONS: Monetary gifts, furniture, household items, clothing and food needed. Toys (new) are welcome for the (children of inmates) Christmas program.
Eligibility: Offenders, ex-offenders and their families.
Documents To Bring: Release papers (if you are a released inmate) and a food bank card from Community Action Council (CAC).
Address:35 E Washington StHagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: NOTE: Must have food bank card from Washington County Community Action Council (WCCAC). - FOOD PANTRY: Operates a food bank and offers emergency clothing and small household goods for persons in need. Also accepts monetary donations, non-perishable food items, gently used clothing, and household items. -
Eligibility: Low-income and homeless families and individuals living in the county who have a food bank card from Washington County Community Action Council (WCCAC).
Documents To Bring: Food bank card from Washington County Community Action Council (WCCAC)
Address:601 Washington AveHagerstown, MD 21740Map & Directions
Services: NOTE: Must emergency voucher from Maryland Food Bank or have a food bank card from Community Action Agency. - FOOD PANTRY: Provides low-income individuals and families who reside in the county a 3-4 day supply of food up to once a month. - - DONATIONS: Monetary and non-perishable food donations, plastic bags, and personal care items are welcomed. -
Eligibility: Resident individuals and families in need.
Documents To Bring: Must have ID, food bank card and proof of residency.