Address:101 Catalpa Dr #103La Plata, MD 20646Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides temporary, emergency shelter, health education, and financial and supportive assistance to individuals and families in Charles and St. Mary's Counties. Satellite Office at 21815-D Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653 is open Tuesday-Thursday from 9:30AM-5PM. - - SERVICES: - 1) TAX ASSISTANCE 2018: Provides assistance as a VITA tax site, open by appointment only Mon– Fri, and every other Sat until Apr 18th. Household incomes must be less than $54,000. Call during normal business hours 9:30AM-5PM CALL 1-866-293-0623 to schedule an appointment. - - 2) SUBSIDIES TO FAMILIES: Offers emergency assistance with utilities, prescriptions and housing. - - 3) HEALTHY LIFESTYLES: Educates about cancer prevention, and provides outreach and education and HIV/AIDS support services. - - 4) SAFE NIGHTS: Provides temporary shelter from October 1 - mid-April. Free to participants, includes transportation, housing and food (Charles County Only). - - 5) FOOD AND CLOTHING: Provide a daily food pantry, clothing closet, and meals throughout the day for homeless individuals. - - 6) DROP-IN CENTER: Provide on-site showers, laundry, warming/cooling station, mailing address, case management, and street outreach for homeless persons to access. - - 7) HOUSING SERVICES: Provide emergency, transitional, and domestic violence safe housing for Charles and St. Mary's families. Also provides rapid re-housing funding for Southern Maryland homeless households. - - 8) TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR MEN: Operates the Robert J. Fuller Transitional House for Men. Offers emergency and transient shelter for male Charles County residents. 301-645-2933 for application process. - - 9) TRANSPORTATION: Provide low to moderate income Southern Maryland residents with disabilities and seniors subsidized transportation throughout Southern Maryland and the DC metro region. - - DONATIONS: Accepts clothing, household goods, non-perishable food items, and monetary donations. -
Eligibility: Southern Maryland residents. Some programs are geographic specific.
Documents To Bring: Picture ID, proof of income.
Address:6037 Franconia RdAlexandria, VA 22310Map & Directions
Services: The Koinonia Foundation, Inc. is the non profit organization which provides both short term emergency assistance and self-sufficiency services to the citizens of the Greater Kingstowne/Franconia area. They provide emergency assistance with food, clothing, and a financial safety net. They provide self-sufficiency by offering counseling and education, to break the cycle of poverty. The Koinonia Foundation, Inc. provides regular service offerings to meet the emergency needs of their community. Through their Emergency Relief Services, Koinonia serves individuals and families who have experienced a setback due to loss of income, loss of a family member, illness, disability, or other such life-changing event. Their service to the community is provided through their fully-operational food pantry, emergency clothing and household items from their clothing closet, and emergency financial assistance.Program:Seasonal ProgramsBudget: $9,000Category: Beneficiary CodePopulation Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General
Program Description: In addition to their Emergency Relief Services program, they also operate several seasonal programs. All programs and services are free-of-charge to their clients. Their Seasonal Programs include: summer camp scholarships for school-age children, back-to-school supplies, clothing and shoes for school-age children, holiday food for individuals and families, and Christmas gifts for children, and birthday celebrations for children of their clients.
Address:2938 Prosperity AveFairfax, VA 22031Map & Directions
Services: Their mission is to obtain and distribute free food to the hungry of Northern Virginia, and to support food programs of other community based organizations. They provide a channel for people to volunteer their services to help their neighbors in need. Emergency food, USDA TEFAP commodities, and supplemental food are distributed to people in need in Northern Virginia.
Address:4080 Chain Bridge Rd #2Fairfax, VA 22030Map & Directions
Services: Helping Fairfax County families and individuals achieve self-sufficiency in meeting their basic quality of life needs. "Guiding Their Neighbors Toward Self-Sufficiency" ODB coordinates the delivery of 2 weeks worth of supplemental groceries for 60 families every two weeks. Families save $1,600 while on this ftheir month program. ODB draws on the support of 25-30 congregations and businesses to collect food and deliver it directly to the family in need.
Address:22 Irongate DrRear Of BuildingWaldorf, MD 20602Map & Directions
Services: FOOD BANK: Supplies food to pantries, soup kitchens, residential programs, shelters and group homes.
Eligibility: Non-profit, 501 (C) 3 agencies that distribute food to member pantries in southern Maryland.
Address:4200 Old Washington RdWaldorf, MD 20602Map & Directions
Services: COMMUNITY OUTREACH: Provides a food pantry, clothes closet, computer training, continual education, and job training / career development which includes resume writing assistance. Services are available to residents of Charles, Calvert and Saint Mary's Counties, every Saturday 10AM-12PM.
Eligibility: Open to any Charles, Calvert or Saint Mary's County resident.
Documents To Bring: Valid Photo ID
Address:8505 Old Leonardtown RdHughesville, MD 20637Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides a food pantry and holiday assistance. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD ASSISTANCE: Provided once a month, no referral required for general assistance. Must have photo ID. Wed, 9:15-11:45AM. - - 2) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE: - o THANKSGIVING: Food baskets with a turkey or ham are offered to established clients who have been receiving food assistance for one year. Walk-in, sign up date begins in October and continues until the list is full. - - HOLIDAY DONATIONS: Accepts new items, including toys, food, coats, and gloves for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. Does not accept used items or clothing. No cash given.
Eligibility: Low-income residents. Holiday Assistance: Food pantry clients only.
Documents To Bring: Photo ID.
Address:2723 King StAlexandria, VA 22302Map & Directions
Services: ALIVE! is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people faced with emergency situations or long-term needs become capable of assuming self-reliant roles in the community,and has been organized to provide the needy of Alexandria, Virginia, with food, furniture, housewares, emergency financial assistance, temporary shelter, and child care; www.alive-inc.org. --Family Emergency Program provided financial assistance for rent, utilities, medicines, transportation and miscellaneous costs to meet 2,197 requests for assistance, with $186,842
--Food Pantry collected $39,816 worth of donated food and made 1,079 deliveries of emergency three-day supplies of food to help 2,255 individuals.
--Last Saturday Food Distribution Program gave out 309,367 pounds of food to almost 5,518 households of 14,417 individuals in one year in cooperation with the Capital Area Food Bank.
--Child Development Center provided nationally accredited full-day preschool and childcare to support 115 low-income families and their children.
--Furniture Program collected and delivered over $75,460 worth of donated furniture to serve 294 families needing beds, dressers, tables, chairs and other basic household necessities.
--Housewares Program provided basic household items, which included over 1,100 kitchen items, bed linens, blankets, etc?to serve over 250 households last year.
--ALIVE! House provided temporary shelter, case management and life skills training for 31 individuals in the past year, mostly women and children.
Address:8301 Richmond Hwy #100Alexandria, VA 22309Map & Directions
Services: Americans Helping Americans works in affordable housing communities outlying or within inner cities. They work with networks of rural communities imbedded deep in the mountains of Appalachia. Even though the people they work with may vary in their struggles and experiences, many of their expressed desires for a safe and affordable home, and economic security for themselves and their loved ones, are desires shared throughout America. 1. AHA in Appalachia -- This program serves needy families, disabled and elderly individuals of the Appalachian region to include WV, TN, and KY. Funds are provided for utility assistance, medicine, medical assistance, homeless prevention, home repair, school supplies, enrichment programs, holiday gifts and food. Served approximately 2,250 per month for FY 99. 2. Service Enriched Housing -- This program began in March of 1999 to provide resident services to low-income multi-family housing communities in conjunction with Christian Relief Services housing affiliates. AHA conducts needs assessments, develops programs to meet resident needs, and works with local nonprofits and govt. agencies to provide site-based services to work with at-risk youth, families and adult residents.
Address:2815 Bass CtAlexandria, VA 22306Map & Directions
Services: FOOD HARVESTING: Volunteers pack fresh fruits and vegetables at farms, orchards, or at a warehouse to distribute the food in the community to individuals.
Eligibility: Low-income or homeless individuals.
Documents To Bring: None.