Address:114 E 2nd StFrederick, MD 21701Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away)
Services: Provides emergency and short-term financial assistance to county residents in need of help with utilities, prescription medications, rent, and evictions. Also offers vouchers for gently used clothing and furniture as well as assistance with one way transportation to a different county or state.
Hours: Weekend emergencies only call office and leave a message.
Eligibility: Low to mid income individuals and families. Must have picture ID. Will assist paying for Maryland ID for eligible individuals.
Address:420 E Patrick StFrederick, MD 21701Map & Directions
Services: NOTE: We see emergency clients from 8-11:30AM Monday through Friday.Provides eligible families, renters, boarders and homeowner's financial assistance with heating, utilities, and weatherization of their homes. It is a one-time only payment per heating season and covers only part of the heating costs. (See below for eligibility and application requirements)SERVICES:1) MEAP (Maryland Energy Assistance Program): Offers assistance with heating bill in the winter and is based on the type of fuel used, household size, household income and annual consumption.2) EUSP (Electrical Universal Service Program): Offers year round assists with electric utility bill payments. Client is required to have bill in his/her own name and be on a monthly budget billing plan. Some funds are available for a one time only benefits for past due bill payments.3) WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Refers eligible families and individuals to this program to help make their homes more energy efficient. (See separate listing)ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013:FAMILY SIZE GROSS MONTHLY INCOME 1 $1,629 2 $2,207 3 $2,784 4 $3,362 5 $3,939 6 $4,517Each additional person,add $577.50 APPLICATION: Need to submit a copy of photo identity, current proof of residence, copies of Social Security cards for all household members (including children), proof of household's total gross income for 30 days prior to application date (from all sources), name of home energy supplier and account number, a copy of the most recent utility bill. Must complete sources of income form. Call ahead before going to office.
Hours: Emergencies: 8-11:30AM.
Eligibility: See notes.
Address:223 W 5th StFrederick, MD 21701Map & Directions
Services: Offers mid to low-income residents emergency financial assistance, holiday assistance and a thrift store.SERVICES:1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is offered to residents who have a utility turn-off notice, notice of legal eviction, or in need of a prescription. Applicants need to provide proper identification, proof of income and proof of need. Assistance is provided based on the availability of funds. Appointment needed.2) THRIFT SHOP: Offers gently used clothing, furniture, and household items to the public at minimal prices. Located at 919 East Street (Next to Hobby Town), Frederick. They are open Tues.-Sat from 10AM-6PM and can be reached by calling 301-631-2489.3) DONATIONS: Monetary donations and donations of clothing, furniture, and household items needed. Drop off at 919 East Street, Frederick from 10AM-6PM Tues.-Sat. Monetary donations may be dropped off at 223 West 5th Street.4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012:THANKSGIVING: A lunch/dinner provided to residents in need on Tuesday November 20th from Noon-6PM at West 5th Street address.CHRISTMAS: Provides gift items such as food baskets, toys and clothing (for children 12 and under) to eligible households. Sizes of clothes and a toy list is needed. Distribution date will be determined at sign up. Sign up for Christmas is October 15th, 16th, 18th, 29th, 30th, and Nov. 1st from 10AM-1PM and 6PM-8PM, you may also sign up Oct. 17th, 19th, 31st, and Nov. 2nd from 10AM-1PM. Walk in to sign up and no referrals needed. The first 60 Families will be accepted.APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE: photo ID; proof of entire household income; Social Security Cards for entire household; birth certificate for each child; proof of all bills; award letter for food stamps, TCA or SSI/SSA.HOLIDAY DONATIONS: Food (including turkeys), gift cards of all types, and monetary gifts are needed for the holiday programs. Drop off at 223 West 5th Street.
Eligibility: Mid to low-income residents.
Address:27 Degrange StFrederick, MD 21701Map & Directions
Services: 1.) RENTAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to Frederick County residents who are facing eviction. Does not assist with regular rent payments. To qualify for this service individuals must supply a court ordered eviction notice or rent court notice, documentation of financial hardship, proof of all household income, documentation of household expenses, and proof of sustainability after assistance is provided. Religious Coalition can only assist with a portion of the need - client must provide the remaining balance. - - 2.) SECURITY DEPOSIT ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance with security deposits for Frederick County residents who are at risk of becoming, or are actively homeless. Applicants must be a Frederick County resident prior to applying for assistance. No assistance can be provided to help with relocation to Frederick County. To apply, individuals must provide a rental agreement or pending lease, proof of all household income, proof of homelessness, income and expense documentation. Religious Coalition can only assist with a portion of the need - client must provide the remaining balance. - - 3.) ENERGY ASSISTANCE: Assists individuals who are experiencing active utility termination with payment of their gas, electris, or heating oil expenses. This program runs mid-April through the end of November with a termination notice. Assistance can be provided after that time to those who have had their utilities completely terminated. NOTE: Does not assist with security deposit for utilities or without a turn-off notice. To apply, please provide a termination notice in the applicant's name, proof of sustainability after the assistance is provided, proof of all household income, income and expense documentation for the household, proof that a payment has been made within the last 6 months. Religious Coalition can only assist with a portion of the need - client must provide the remaining balance.
Eligibility: Low-income Frederick County residents with documented need of financial assistance. Adults Families Females Males
Documents To Bring: Photo ID, proof of Frederick residency, financial information. Call for more details.
Address:21 W Frederick StWalkersville, MD 21793Map & Directions
Services: NOTE: Targets Glade Valley area (Walkersville, Woodsboro, Mt. Pleasant, and Libertytown). Must have prove of address (utility bill). Identifies emergency needs in the community and develops programs and coordinates resources to meet those needs. SERVICES: 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Emergency relief fund provides financial assistance for utilities (electric, gas, water), heating oil and mortgage/rent. Assistancein other areas are considered on a case by case basis. Assistance is limited in the amount of frequency. 2) FOOD BANK: Offers free dry goods to low-income area residents. Located in thelower levelof Walkersville Town Hall, 21 W Frederick Street. Open most Saturdays from 6:30PM-8PM and Thursdays from 1PM-3PM.3) THRIFT SHOP: Offers gently used clothes at no or minimal cost. Located in the basement of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 19 W Pennsylvania Avenue. Open most Saturdays From 10AM-2PM. Clients may purchase bags of clothing for $2.00 per bag. Coats are $1.00 and shoes are free. 4) SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM: Provides healthy lunches for kidsup to 18 during the summer months while school is not in session. Provided at three locations: o Discovery Homeowners Association Building o Creamery Park5) BACK TO SCHOOL PROJECT: Provides needed school supplies to any children prior to thestart of the new school year. 6) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012:Thanksgiving Food Boxes: Call 301-845-4229 for information on how qualify and obtain a food box. You must provide a picture I.D. and some type of bill with your address.Holiday Toy Shop: Offers holiday assistance to area families in need for children ages birth to 12 years of age. Sign up dates are Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 from 9AM-9PM at Walkersville Town Hall. Oct. 18th and 25th from 1-3PM, and Oct. 22nd and 29th 6:30-8PM at the Glade Valley Food Bank (last sign up date is firm). Must provide proof of income, Picture I.D., social security cards, birth certificates for all children, and Grandparents must provide proof of guardianship. Please also provide a wish list and clothing sizes.Crosschecks will be done with Salvation Army and The Religious Coalition. Distribution day will be December 13, 2012. Your pick up time will depend upon the order in which your application was received. DONATIONS: Monetary donations, clothes and dry goodsare needed.
Hours: Leave message and someone will return call. Food Pantry: Mon,6:30PM-8:30PM, Thur,1-3PM.
Eligibility: Individuals and families in need who live in the Glade Valley area. See notes.
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.
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:9700 New Church StDamascus, MD 20872Map & Directions
Services: Offers financial assistance, food, furniture and transportation to residents living in the catchment area.SERVICES: 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Persons who have a court-ordered eviction may be eligible for financial assistance, Medical prescription assistance Also provides assistance for utilities (electric, gas, water and oil) and other emergency needs.2) EMERGENCY FOOD: Delivered to persons who live in catchment area.,
Eligibility: Residents in crisis.
Address:9190 Church StUnion Bridge, MD 21791Map & Directions
Services: NOTE: Targets the Libertytown, Woodsboro, New Windsor and Union bridge area. Provides financial assistance, a thrift shop, food pantry, and holiday assistance to area residents. SERVICES: 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance for eviction prevention, utility turn-offs and to help pay cost of prescriptions, medical or dental bills. Must have bill or other paperwork as proof of need. 2) FOOD PANTRY: Open every Friday 3:30-4:30PM. Need ID or proof of current address. Walk-ins are welcome. Clients are given a 2-3 day supply of groceries. Formula is sometimes available. 3) THRIFT SHOP: Open to public on Monday, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10AM-1PM. Offers bags of clothing for $1. 4) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: Must sign up for assistance a month prior to each Holiday. Sign up for Thanksgiving by Monday, October 22, 2012. Sign up for Christmas by Friday, November 23, 2012. Sign up for Easter by Thursday, February 28, 2013. You must pick up your holiday meal, no delivery service is available. Please call for more information.4) DONATIONS: Non-perishable food, gently used clothing, gift cards to grocery stores, small household goods, and monetary donations welcomed. Furniture donations possible please call the parish office for more details.
Hours: See notes for specific service hours.
Eligibility: Low income and homeless Individuals and families who live in Libertytown, Woodsboro, New Windsor and Union Bridge area.
Address:20021 Aircraft DrGermantown, MD 20874Map & Directions
Services: Provides a food pantry, financial assistance and holiday assistance.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Client should call ahead. Formula and Ensure sometimes available. Also provides referrals to the local food bank. On Fri, clients can walk-in.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: When funds are available, assist with eviction prevention and utility bills. Also helps with water bills (WSSC) and the Washington area Fuel Fund. 3) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: ASSISTANCE CLOSED. Registration begins SEPT 7TH-SEPT 30TH, 10AM-3PM. TUESDAYS ONLY. Walk-in to sign up.o THANKSGIVING: Food baskets. Call to sign-up. Client will receive distribution dates when application is filled out CHRISTMAS:
Eligibility: Open to any resident of Montgomery County.