Address:114 E 2nd StFrederick, MD 21701Map & Directions
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:611 Central AveTowson, MD 21204Map & Directions
Services: Provides information and referral, case management, tax assistance, transportation and recreational opportunities for seniors ages 60 and older and those with disabilities.SERVICES:1) INFORMATION and REFERRAL: For persons 60 and older and those with disabilities. Provides referrals for financial assistance for utilities, prescription, eviction prevention, and senior housing. Also provides information regarding health insurance, the Ombudsman Program, and volunteer programs.2) CASE MANAGEMENT: Offers case management for homebound seniors.3) TRANSPORTATION: Arranges transportation to medical appointments and other destinations through County Ride.4) CAREGIVERS: Offers consultations and seminars for caregivers of elderly persons.5) SENIOR CENTERS: Offers recreational, education and exercise programs; health screening & education, fitness centers, center connection program, computer labs, noon time meal and nutrition programs, travel, and many other leisure activities.6) SENIOR FARMER'S MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Provides coupons for use at the Farmer's Markets in Catonsville, Towson, Pikesville, Woodlawn, the Eastpoint Mall, and The Avenue in White Marsh.7) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Screens individuals for eligibility on a case by case basis for financial assistance. Assistance depends on eligibility and funds available. Call for more information.8) PUBLICATIONS: Offers a Senior Digest newspaper published every 6 weeks and other publications with related interests.9) SENIOR CENTER LOCATIONS: Tax sites in bold. Open to seniors and people with low-moderate income. Scheduling for appointments begins mid-January.**ARBUTUS SENIOR CENTER:855A Sulphur Spring Road, Baltimore, MD 21227. Call 410-877-1410.TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Thur, 9AM-12PM, 2/9-4/12. Call 410-887-1410 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE. 1-2 spots as of 4/10/12.**ATEAZE SENIOR CENTER:7401 Holabird Avenue, Dundalk, MD 21222. Call 410-887-7233. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Wed, 9AM-12PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-7233 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. SENIORS ONLY.** BYKOTA SENIOR CENTER:611 Central Avenue, Towson, MD 21204. Call 410-887-3094.TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Tue and Thur, 8:30AM-2:15PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-3094 to schedule an appointment. E-filing available. OPEN TO ANYONE.**CATONSVILLE SENIOR CENTER:501 North Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228.410-887-0900. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Wed and Thur, 9AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-0900 to schedule an appointment. Does not offer E-filing. SENIORS ONLY.**COCKEYSVILLE SENIOR CENTER: 10535 York Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030. Call 410-887-7694. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLSOED: Offered Mon Tue, Thur, 9AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-7694 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE.**EDGEMERE SENIOR CENTER: 7200 North Point Road, Baltimore, MD 21219. 410-887-7530. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Fri, 10AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15/11. Call 410-887-7530 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE.**ESSEX SENIOR CENTER: 600 Dorsey Avenue, Essex, MD 21221. Call 410-887-0267. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Tues 9AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-0267 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE. FLEMING SENIOR CENTER:641 Main Street., Dundalk, MD 21222. Call 410-887-7225.JACKSONVILLE SENIOR CENTER:3605A Sweet Air Road, Phoenix, MD 21131. Call 410-887-1841. **LANDSDOWNE/BALTIMORE HIGHLAND SENIOR CENTER: 424 Third Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21227. Call 410-887-1443. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Thur, 9AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-1443 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE.** LIBERTY SENIOR CENTER:3525 Resource Drive, Randallstown, MD 21133. Call 410-887-0780. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Thurs-Fri, 9AM-1PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-0780. Offers E-filing. SENIORS ONLY.**MOUNT CARMEL SENIOR CENTER:17038 Pretty Boy Dam Road, Parkton, MD 21120. Call 410-887-1923.TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Thur, 9:30AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-1923 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing.OVERLEA/FULLERTON SENIOR CENTER:4314 Fullerton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21236. Call 410-887-5220.**PARKVILLE SENIOR CENTER: 8601 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21234. Call 410-887-5338. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Mon,Wed, Thur, 9AM-2PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-882-6087 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing.**PIKESVILLE SENIOR CENTER: 1301 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21208. 410-887-1245. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Offered Wed, 9AM-Noon, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-1245 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE. 1spot as of 4/10/12.**REISTERSTOWN SENIOR CENTER: 12035 Reisterstown Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136. Call 410-887-1143. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Fri, 9AM-1PM, 2/1-4/15. Call 410-887-1143 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE.ROSEDALE SENIOR CENTER: 1208 Neighbors Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21237. Call 410-887-0233.SEVEN OAKS SENIOR CENTER: 9210 Seven Courts Drive, Baltimore, MD. 21236. Call 410-887-5192. **VICTORY VILLA SENIOR CENTER: 403 Compass Road, Baltimore, MD 21220. Call 410-887-0235. TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Tues, 9AM-2PM 2/7-4/15. Call 410-887-0235. Does not offer E-filing. OPEN TO EVERYONE.**WOODLAWN SENIOR CENTER:2120 Gwynn Oak Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21207. Call 410-887-6887.TAX ASSISTANCE 2012 CLOSED: Offered Mon, 9AM-Noon as needed, 2/1-4/15. Call Ashaki Innis at 410-887-6887 to schedule an appointment. Offers E-filing. Offered to seniors first and then people with disabilities and low income residents. OPEN TO EVERYONE.
Eligibility: Persons ages 60+ and adults with disabilities. See notes for Tax Assistance.
Address:439 Eastern BlvdEssex, MD 21221Map & Directions
Services: SOCIAL SERVICES: Provides access to social service programs, such as Medical Assistance (MA), Food Supplement Program (FSP), Emergency Assistance to Families with Children (EAFC), Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) , and Temporary Disability Assistance Program (TDAP).
Eligibility: Varies according to program.
Documents To Bring: Call for information.
Address:8801 Harford RdParkville, MD 21234Map & Directions
Services: Provides a food pantry, financial assistance and act as a HOP distribution site.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food items the 3rd Wed of the month, 10AM-Noon. Individuals can access the pantry once every 30 days. If it is an emergency, individuals may call the church and make an appointment for Tue, Thur, and Fri. Also accepts donations of non-perishable food items.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: May provide limited financialassistanceforutilitycut-offs, eviction prevention and prescription medication. Must have proof of need.3)HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012:THANKSGIVING -- HARVEST OF PLENTY (HOP) 2012: Will distribute food baskets to individuals/families who are receiving or are eligible for one of the following: unemployment, food stamps, MEAP, SSI/SSDI/SSA, TCA, or TDAP. Clients sign-up via 211MD until list is full.Must bring picture ID, Social Security card, and proof of eligibility to pick up basket. If the person who registered cannot pick-up, a proxy must be designated ahead of time and show ID.DISTRIBUTION DATE: Wednesday 21st, TIMES?AVAILABILITY: 48 Boxes and turkeys
Hours: 3rd Wed of the month, 10AM-Noon. Please call during the above times to schedule an appointment.
Eligibility: Open to anyone in need living in the catchment area.
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: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:8003 Corporate DrNottingham, MD 21236Map & Directions
Services: OVERVIEW: Provides vocational rehabilitation services for adults with severe, persistent mental illness, developmental and physical disabilities. Also provides case management and homelessness prevention for Veterans and their families. - - SERVICES: - 1) VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION: Offers vocational evaluations, job skills training and employment possibilities. - - o VOCATIONAL EVALUATION/SKILLS TRAINING: Performs comprehensive assessments to help individuals explore career options based on aptitudes, abilities, interests, temperament, interpersonal skills, work habits and behaviors. - - o WORK ADJUSTMENT SERVICES: Helps individuals prepare for employment. Individuals develop work tolerance and job-readiness, while learning specific job skills. Program length depends on individual need. Upon successful completion of training, trainees may be referred to Employment Services for job placement. - - o EMPLOYMENT SERVICES: Offers MHA or DDA funded individuals employment in the community with a high level of support. Individuals are placed into a wide variety of jobs based on their preferences, provided job coaching to ensure a successful transition, then provided with ongoing follow-up and support for the duration of their employment. Van transportation may be provided for individuals. - - 2) SUPPORT SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES: Serves very low income Veterans (both individuals and Veterans and their families) who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless. Veterans must have an Honorable or General Discharge and have served at least one day of active military service. Assists Veterans and Veteran families to address barriers to permanent housing. Assists in several Maryland counties. Call for more information. - - o CASE MANAGEMENT: Provides case management services, referrals to permanent housing placements, assistance with obtaining benefits, transportation, job readiness and job placement assistance, etc. - - o TEMPORARY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers limited financial assistance to help Veterans remain in or obtain permanent housing. Can assist with rent (not mortgage), utilities, security or utility deposits, moving costs, transportation, or child care. Only participants receiving case management services will be eligible for financial assistance.
Eligibility: Vocational Rehab: Individuals 18 or older, with physical, mental or developmental disabilities, including mental illness. SSVF: At least one day of active military service. Discharge other than dishonorable. Very low-income. Must be at immanent risk of becoming homeless OR newly homeless (within the past 3 months.)