Address:500 Snow Hill RdSalisbury, MD 21804Map & Directions
Services: Provides programs that assist residents in paying their energy bills. SERVICES:1) OFFICE OF HOME ENERGY PROGRAMS: Provides MEAP and EUSP grants to eligible families, renters, roomers, boarders and homeowners toward the cost of heating in the winter and electricity year round. Grant is based on the type of fuel used, household size, household income and annual consumption.2) Electrical Universal Service Program (EUSP): Assists with electric utility bill payment. 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 benefit for past due bill payments. 3) FURNACES: Limited funds are available for clients to be referred to the weatherization office for furnace repair, replacement and/or other weatherization procedures.4) WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: (See separate listing.) ELIGIBILITY INCOME GUIDELINES 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 MAXIMUM YEARLY 1 $1,628.95 $19,547.50 2 $2,206.45 $26,477.50 3 $2,783.95 $33,407.50 4 $3,361.45 $40,337.50 5 $3,938.95 $47,267.50 6 $4,516.45 $54,197.50Each additional person, add $577.50 $6,930NOTE: If a caller is slightly over the Maximum Monthly Income Standards, lives on a fixed income, and has significant out of pocket medical expenses, they may still qualify for OHEP programs (MEAP & EUSP) by asking for a medical waiver. The OHEP worker would be able to assist them with this. APPLICATION: Need to submit a copy of photo identity, 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 and a copy of the lease (if renting).
Hours: Beginning Nov. 9AM-3PM. & Thurs. Evenings, 5-7PM.
Eligibility: See notes.
Address:32145 Beaver Run DrSalisbury, MD 21804Map & Directions
Services: Offers grant funded financial assistance to eligible Chesapeake Utilities and Sharp Tri-County customers, who cannot afford to pay their utility bill.SERVICES:1) SHARING GRANT: Sharing will only issue two specific or general grants to each household during a calendar year. The repair grant is available only to the elderly or handicapped. Officers of Sharing can award a Sharing Grant to assist a resident if the income exceeds the federal guidelines, but only up to ten percent.ANNUAL INCOME-ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Family Size/Income Guidelines.1 $14,3552 $19,2453 $24,1354 $29,0255 $33,9156 $38,8057 $43,6958 $48,585Each additional person - $4,8902) REPAIR GRANTS: Furnace and hot water heater repair grants up to $200 available for elderly and handicapped. Others may be eligible with special approval.HOUSEHOLD ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: To qualify for a sharing grant, applicant must be 60 years of age or older, handicapped or have elderly relative or dependent child (full-time student up to and including age 23) who resides at the same address as the applicant. Customers must have received energy assistance thru the MEAP Office. Total grants cannot exceed $300 for the elderly or handicapped and cannot exceed $150 for all other applicants.DONATIONS: Accepts monetary donations.
Address:407 Oak StSalisbury, MD 21804Map & Directions
Services: Provides a wide range of services for individuals and families in need of food, clothing and financial assistance. SERVICES:1) THRIFT STORE: Open Mon-Sat, 9AM-4PM; for the general public. Persons on a limited income may be eligible to receive free clothing if they bring all information and fill out application. Furniture is available on a one time emergency basis ONLY, for families who have experienced a fire or moving from a shelter (must have lease for new place). Families can obtain vouchers to receive free clothing once every 6 months. Thrift Store is located at 301 Vine and Eastern Shore Drive.2) EMERGENCY FOOD: Provides food every 30 days for those who qualify. Must have ID and SS card.3) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides up to $60 per year, per family, for help with prescriptions, utilities or rent when funds are available. Must have proof of income, proof of expenses, turn-off/eviction, ID and Social Security cards for every member of the household.4) YOUTH CLUBS: Offers a variety of sports and other programs to children in the community.5)HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: CLOSED.CHRISTMAS ANGEL TREE SIGN-UPS Begins 10/16-10/19 from 9AM-11:30AM & 1PM-3PM in the Youth Club Gym. Provides Christmas wishlistitems for families with children ages 12 and under. All other families will receiveChristmasfood boxes only.- Distribution Date: Determined at sign up- Applicants must bring the following: Documentation of all household income, all monthly bills and paid receipts for the past 30 days. If you are living with someone and they are responsible for paying the bills, you must bring all of the income information, photo id and a letter from them stating that they are responsible for all of your expenses. -Photo ID of yourself, social security cards for all household members and birth certificates for all children. If you have custody of someone else children, you must provide official documentation. Please call to verify that you have all necessary documents before coming to the site to sign up.6) FURNITURE: Provides furniture vouchers forfamiliesthat experience a disaster in their home and a referral from Red Cross is required,individual/families thathave moved froma homeless shelter into a permanent resident, must have referral from shelter and individualsleaving incarceration. 7)DONATIONS: Accepts food, toys, clothing, household items, vehicles and appliances. Call for wishlist items.
Hours: Social Services hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-2:30PM by appointment only.
Eligibility: Anyone in need of services.
Address:326 Barclay StSalisbury, MD 21804Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency food, financial assistance, bathingfacilitiesand education to Eastern Shoreresidents. SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Provides food on Tue & Thur, 10AM-1:30PM. Occasionally has pampers.New clients must come before 1:30PM. 2) EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: May provide assistance to the first 5-6 people on Tue & Thur, 10AM-2PM, (walk-ins accepted come early) to apply for emergency financial assistance. Provides assistance for first month's rent, rent evictions (must be in court proceedings), prescriptions, fuel, water bills and utility ( must have disconnect notice). Must have proper documentation and proof of need which outlines balance owed. A minimum of $250 may be applied towards the bill. Prescription allowance is determined based on funds available. 3) SOUP KITCHEN: Meals are served Sat, 11:15AM-12:15PM. Grace United Methodist Church. 635 East Church Street, Salisbury, 21804. 4) KIDS CAFE: Provides meals and snacks, nutrition education and activities, Tue and Thur, 5-7PM and on some school holidays, to community children kindergarten through 6th grade. Summer program begins June 20, 2012 on Mon, Wed, Fri; 9:30AM-3:30PM.5) HEALTH PREVENTION EDUCATION AND BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING: Offered on Sat, 11:15AM-12:30PM. Grace United Methodist Church, 635 East Church Street.
Hours: Vary. See notes
Address:129 Broad StWicomico Presbyterian Church BasementSalisbury, MD 21801Map & Directions
Services: Offers assistance to individuals requesting services by interviewing clients,
Eligibility: Homeless or at risk of being homeless, disabled, elderly and veterans.
Address:812 Boundary StSalisbury, MD 21801Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides assistance to individuals in need of financial assistance, food and homeless services. - - SERVICES: - 1) DINING ROOM (Soup Kitchen): Offers hot meals to anyone in need on Tues, Wed and Thurs, 10:30AM-12PM. - - 2) EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY: Provides groceries once every 30 days on Tues, Wed, and Thurs, 8:30-11:30AM for Wicomico County residents only. Clients are screened, but no referral is necessary. Formula and pampers sometimes are available. Need ID and Social Security card for everyone in the family (if they are new clients or have not been to the Center for a year). - - 3) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides funds for court-ordered evictions (go to DSS first), first month's rent or security deposit (need leasing agreement), utility turn-offs, water bills and prescriptions (go to Salvation Army first). Walk-ins must come in between 8-8:30AM on Tue, Wed and Thur. Their names are placed on a lottery list to receive service. - - 4) HOSPITALITY DAY ROOM FOR THE HOMELESS: Provides a temporary day shelter for homeless men and women. Offers showers, laundry, breakfast, lunch and one bag of clothes. - - 5) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017: - THANKSGIVING: (CLOSED): Offers food giveaways to anyone in need, must sign up by 10/31. New clients signing-up or clients updating their cards after 10/31 will not be eligible to receive a turkey, only a chicken. Pantry clients will receive the following: Families with 1 to 3 will receive chicken. Families of 4 or more will receive a turkey. - - Distribution for the turkeys and chicken will be on Mon 11/21 & Tues 11/ 22. There will be no food bags passed out on these dates. - - CHRISTMAS: Provides Christmas toys giveaway to families in need. Must be a client of the food pantry. New pantry clients must sign up by 11/30 in order to receive assistance. Any client that is signing up at the Salvation Army for Christmas assistance will be asked to decide who they want to receive their gifts from. If they decide to get them from Joseph House then they will notify the Salvation Army of the client's decision. - - Distribution of toys will be Tues 12/19, Wed 12/20 & Thurs 12/21. There will be no food bags passed out on these dates. - - 6) REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE: Provides assistance to anyone that needs help managing their finances and paying their bills so that they will not fall into a crisis situation. Call for more information. - - 7) DONATIONS: Accepts clothing, food, household items and monetary donations all year.
Eligibility: Open to the public. See notes.
Documents To Bring: Financial assistance must provide proof of need/expenses, photo id and social security cards for all members in the household.
Address:108 E Main StSalisbury, MD 21801Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Regulates and offers a wide range of comprehensive I&R for individuals of the Public Mental Health System in Wicomico and Somerset Counties that are receiving Medicaid or are not insure. - - SERVICES: - 1) CONSUMER SUPPORT FUNDS: Provides financial assistance to consumers of the Public Mental Health Systems maintain or access community placement. Assistance is provided one time per twelve months with rental assistance, security deposit, first month rent, utility bills including turn on and/or deposits. Also offers laboratory assistance funds for uninsured consumers of PMHS for blood tests that are needed to monitor psychiatric medications and prescription assistance for the uninsured for psychiatric medications. - - 2) TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance for uninsured patients and medical assistance recipients in need of short term transportation to mental health appointments not covered by medical transportation. - - 3) SEXUAL HEALTH & RECOVERY: Provides mental health services at the Wicomico and Somerset Detention Centers. - - 4) SHELTER PLUS CARE HOUSING PROGRAM: Offers permanent housing for homeless PMHS consumers who have a serious mental illness and are currently incarcerated or have recently been released due to misdemeanor charge. - - 5) WELLNESS AND RECOVERY PROGRAM: Offered thru Lower Shore Friends Inc, that provides peer support and advocacy for individuals living with a mental illness in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester County. - - 6) MINORITY YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH OUTREACH: Provides outreach and education to youth, parents, child-serving agencies and the faith based communities in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester County to increase the understanding of mental health services.
Eligibility: See Notes.
Documents To Bring: Call for information.
Address:210 W Market StLaurel, DE 19956Map & Directions
Services: Good Samaritan Aid Is An All Volunteer Program Providing Food And Food Vouchers, Assistance With Security Deposit (in Special Cases), Heating Fuel, Electricity, Gas, Prescriptions And Other Medical Needs To Income Eligible Residents Of The Laurel School District. The Good Samaritan Aid Thrift Shop Offers Used Clothing, Books And Other Items At Very Low Cost. Contributions Of Money, Clothing, Food And Other Saleable Items Are Received From Churches, Civic Associations And Private Donors. Store Hours Are Thursday & Friday 10:00a.m.-4:00p.m. And Saturday 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m. Individuals May Contact Good Samaritan Aid Themselves Or Be Referred By An Outreach Worker, Social Service Agency, Church, Or Civic Association.
Hours: Monday-saturday, 8:00am-9:00pm; Answering Service Available
Eligibility: Income Eligible Residents Of The Laurel School District
Address:30632 Hampden AvePrincess Anne, MD 21853Map & Directions
Services: Provides hospitality, service and advocacy to local residents, Hispanic communities and migrant farm workers. SERVICES:1) EMERGENCY PANTRY: Provides emergency 3-day supply of non-perishable food items. Quantity is based on number of household members. Open Mon-Thur 1-4PM. Can be utilized once every 30 days.2) FOOD SHARE: Offers groceries to those in need. Participant pays a shared maintenance fee of $4 the first of the month. Participant receives a bag of groceries worth at least $25. Food distribution is on the last Thur of the month.3) THRIFT SHOP: Offers clothing and household items for a nominal fee. Opens on Tues and Thurs 11AM-2PM.4) HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROGRAMS: Offers hypertension screening, exercise and nutrition classes, and WIC program site.5) WOMEN'S ARTS AND CRAFTS: Group meets once a week.6) FARM WORKER SERVICES: Provides emergency food, clothing and advocacy for farm workers.7) INFORMATION/REFERRAL: Provides each participant with information on food stamps, budgeting, and nutrition. Helps clients identify other service needs and makes appropriate referrals on client's behalf.8) RELATIVES AS PARENTS SUPPORT GROUPS: Provides support for grandparents and other relatives raising children. Group meets monthly.9) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Assists with eviction prevention and utility assistance. Must provide proof of need and proper identification. Call for information. 10) DONATIONS: Accepts clothing in good condition and ready to wear, non-perishable food items, household goods, appliance and monetary donations are welcomed.
Eligibility: Residents in need and migrant farm workers.
Address:4825 Edmonston RdHyattsville, MD 20781Map & Directions
Services: HEATING PROGRAM WAFF January- MayFUEL FUND: Assists clients with primary heat in home.,
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30AM-12PM and 1-4PM.
Eligibility: Cannot exceed 150% of poverty level index.