Address:304 5th Ave SEGlen Burnie, MD 21061Map & Directions
Services: Provides a food pantry and financial assistance to residents of Anne Arundel County living within the catchment area. SERVICES: 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides emergency funds to help prevent utility turn-offs, legal evictions, prescriptions and water bills. For utility turn-offs the client must first get a referral from the Anne Arundel Community Action Partnership, must be MEAPeligible and have gone to DSS to apply for any programs that they are eligible for including MEAP. Clients may receive funds once every 12 months. Must sign in by 1:30PM. Must present ID, address, birth certificates for everyone in the home and social security cards for everyone the home. Will provide up to $100 towards a bill. 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; $6,930.002) FOOD PANTRY: Picture ID, proof of residence, birth certificates and Social Security cards for family members are required. No referral is needed. Applicants who are eligible for DSS must apply there first and show proof to NCEON. Formula, diapers and adult supplements are sometimes available. 1PM is the deadline for food sign up.
Hours: See notes for programs. May close early if reached capacity.
Eligibility: Low-income adults and adults with children.
Address:7500 Ritchie Hwy # 106Glen Burnie, MD 21061Map & Directions
Services: FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides emergency assistance to families with children up to 20yrs old. Children 18-20 must be enrolled in school full-time or employed. Assists with court-ordered evictions (not able to assist Section 8 and Public Housing recipients), utility cut-offs, prescriptions, and first month's rent. Assistance may be used only once in a 24-month period. Will NOT assist those in public housing. - - -- Individuals should apply for MEAP and Fuel Fund first - --Assists Section 8 recipients with 1st month's rent (one time only), also may assist Section 8 recipients on a case-by-case basis with utility concerns - --Can assist individuals with prescription concerns Mon-Fri - --Individuals must have a cut off notice, process can take up to 30 days
Eligibility: Adult parents (18 and older) with children under 20 years old. Family must be receiving temporary cash assistance or have limited income.
Documents To Bring: Call for information. Individuals must have the final notice (a pink slip), for water bill assistance.
Address:514 Crain Hwy N # KGlen Burnie, MD 21061Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Offers a resource and day center, permanent housing programs, and a winter relief emergency shelter for homeless adults. - - SERVICES: - 1) COMMUNITY SUPPORTIVE HOUSING: Provides permanent housing for formerly homeless men, 18 and older, who have mental health and substance abuse issues and have successfully completed substance abuse treatment programs and/or transitional housing programs. Also assists individuals with a history of homelessness. Case management is provided for referral to appropriate services. - - 2) RESOURCE AND DAY CENTER: Provides year round case management services to individuals in need. Assists with obtaining vital records (license, birth certificates, and social security cards), transportation, such as bus tokens, furniture referrals to individuals moving into a new place, and information and referral. Also offers a drop-in center with coffee, snacks, showers, use of phones and computers, use of address for personal purposes, clothing and toiletries. - - 3) SAFE HAVEN FOR MEN: Provides permanent housing to chronically homeless men, 18 and older, with mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Individuals reside with Resident Manager and is also provided with case management services. Must have a referral from Case Worker. Will also need picture identification and medical/psychiatric records. - - 4) WINTER RELIEF EMERGENCY SHELTER: Provides an overnight winter shelter October-April, coordinated by Arundel House of Hope Day Center. First come, first served with a daily waiting list. Must have a state issued picture ID, but will help individuals without an ID to get a state issued ID. Individuals should call daily at 7AM to have their name placed on the waiting list. Meals are also provided. Individuals are not allowed in facility with take home methadone, and service may be restricted based on behavior. There are 3 sites, 1 & 2 are located in Glen Burnie/ North County and the 3rd one in Annapolis. Individuals can walk in for assistance, must pass breathalyzer test, and provide intake information for admission. - - 5) WOMEN IN SAFE HAVEN (W.I.S.H): Provides permanent housing for chronically homeless women who have mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Individuals reside with Resident Manager and is also provided with case management services. Individuals must have an income. -
Eligibility: Homeless men and women over 18 and older. See program notes for individual services.
Documents To Bring: Photo ID and call for additional information for individual services.
Address:1201 Cambria StBrooklyn, MD 21225Map & Directions
Services: CASE MANAGEMENT: Provides intensive case management for 6-9 months dependent on need. During the case management process the client will be asked to participate in energy saving workshops, develop job skills, and/or improve financial management skills. The case manager will come out for home visits. The case manager will also help the family define goals to increase stability, connect with community resources, and negotiate with landlords and service providers, when necessary.The family will receive short-term financial assistance to ensure that they remain in stable housing. This may include the amount of an eviction notice, back payments in rent, or a utility turn-off/back payments on their utilities (if the non-payment means eviction).ELIGIBILITY:1) Must live in the 21225 zip code.2) Must be at risk of losing permanent housing. This could mean an eviction notice, the family is behind on rent, a utility turn-off/back payments in payments on their utilities (if the non-payment means eviction).3) Child must attend one of the 4 schools:a) Curtis Bay Elementary/Middle b) BaybrookElementary/Middle c) Marre Farring Elementary/Middle d) Benjamin Franklin High School4) Income must exceed expenses.5) Have financial assistance needs that can be met with the funding available.6) Are willing to participate in case management and meet program responsibilities.7) Income must be at or below 50% of the area median income.
Eligibility: See notes.
Address:8680 Fort Smallwood RdPasadena, MD 21122Map & Directions
Services: Provides financial assistance and emergency food to residents of 21122.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable and perishable food items. Individuals must bring proof of address and ID.2)FINANCIALASSISTANCE: Provides financialassistanceto residents with a BGE turnoff notice. Individuals should have turn off, ID and proof of address. Can only assist with $50. No income guidelines. Can only be utilized once per 12 month period.
Eligibility: Residents of Pasadena.
Address:689 Ritchie HwySeverna Park, MD 21146Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency food and financial assistance to residents living in their catchment area. SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers emergency food. Offers non-perishable food items. Formula and pampers occasionally are available.2) EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
Hours: Tue and Thur, 10AM-Noon and 2-4PM; Fri, 10AM-Noon.
Eligibility: Open to residents in need.
Address:400 Benfield RdSeverna Park, MD 21146Map & Directions
Services: Provides a food pantry, financial aid and holiday assistance to anyone within their catchment area. SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Pantry is available to residents in specific zip codes and individuals can walk in for services. Client must provide a picture ID and Social Security card. Pantry can be used up to 3 times (at least a week apart) with a 3 month waiting period before visiting again. Offers non-perishable food items.,
Hours: Additional hours on Mon, 5-7PM.
Eligibility: Anyone in need in the service area (see notes).
Address:6903 Mornington RdDundalk, MD 21222Map & Directions
Services: Provides limited financial assistance for BGE turn off notices, eviction prevention for residents of 21222 ONLY and offers a soup kitchen to anyone in Baltimore County.SERVICES: 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance for BGE turn off notices and eviction notices once a year to individuals and families. Individuals should bring a current ID and proof of need. Financial assistance is for 21222 residents ONLY. 2) SOUP KITCHEN: Offers a soup kitchen to persons in need every Thur, 4-6PM in Fellowship Hall.
Eligibility: Open to the public.
Address:10 South StSuite 304Baltimore, MD 21202Map & Directions
Services: Works with transitioning foster care youth or youth already out of the foster care system. Provides information and assistance helping youth prepare become self-sufficient. Also offers grants to possibly help with cost of living, a food and clothing closet, and a life skills curriculum.SERVICES:1) SAVE OUR FOSTER YOUTH (SOFY): Offers funds to assist youth with expenses such as food, gas and electric, rent, bus fare, furniture and possibly other household needs, on a case by case basis. Individuals are eligible for financial assistance once a year.2) FOSTER YOUTH INC (FYI): Teaches school aged foster youth about their rights and responsibilities while in foster care, and presents service and leadership opportunities for youth. Also educates the community about the foster care system, improvements recommended, and advocates for change.3) WALK-IN CLOSET: Provides donated items of non-perishable food items, diapers, baby clothing, casual and job interview clothing, shoes, and coats.4) PREP FOR SUCCESS LIFE SKILLS: Covers life skills topics that youth, 21-25 years old, will need to help them transition out of foster care.5) TRANSITIONAL HOUSING: Offers transitional housing up to 18 months through private landlords in the Baltimore area. This is a month to month agreement. Also provides wraparound services and provides in house therapy. Individuals must have a source of income, such as SSI, TCA, working, etc. For assistance with this program go to www.mfyrc.org, click on the About Us tab and select and complete the Client Intake Form. An Outreach Coordinator will contact the individual to schedule an appointment. Individuals can also call for assistance.6) VOLUNTEER SERVICE NAVIGATOR (VSN): Connects youth, ages 21- 25, with a seasoned adult to serve as a mentor, supporting and guiding youth with needed resources. Mentors work closely with MFYRC's Outreach Coordinator. Training is provided.7) EMPLOYMENT: Assists youth with career development by assessing skill sets, resume development, and interviewing skills. Works with community employers to provide information on job openings.For assistance with this program go towww.mfryc.org, click on the About Us tab and select and complete the Client Intake Form. An Outreach Coordinator will contact the individual to schedule an appointment. Individuals can also call for assistance.
Eligibility: Transitioning foster care youth or youth already out of the foster care system.
Address:110 E West StBaltimore, MD 21230Map & Directions
Services: Provides financial assistance, a food pantry and a clothing closet to residents within the catchment area. SERVICES: 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Funds are available to assist with various emergency needs, including utilities (must have disconnect notice) and prescription medicine (James pharmacy only. No controlled substances). If the caller lives outside of the 21230 zip code they must obtain a referral and participate in a phone intake/screening. Referrals are accepted from: DSS or any human services agency which may include churches, hospitals, and schools. Will not accept a referral from CARES. Financial assistance is for individuals in Baltimore zipcodes 21223, 21225 and 21230. Do not help with water bills.2) FOOD PANTRY: Operates an emergency grocery program at 110 East West Street. A 3-day supply of canned goods is available on a monthly basis. Available to anyone in Baltimore City zipcodes except 21212, 21239 and 21218 (North of 33rd Street).3) CLOTHING: Offers used clothing on a first come first serve basis, for men, women and children. 4) DONATIONS: Accepts toiletries, baby items, non-perishable food, and paper products.
Hours: Or by appointment.
Eligibility: Anyone in need.