There are many homeless services in the Bethel, DE region, including shelters of all types, bathing facilities, and mail facilities. And, if you want to help, there are also volunteer opportunities available.
OVERVIEW: Offers an emergency shelter for women, men and families. Also provides food giveaway, school supplies and holiday assistance. - - SERVICES: - 1) SHELTER: Provides a 24-hour emergency shelter with 72 beds (includes 13 family rooms) that provides residents with food, clothing, counseling and referrals to social service agencies. Intake starts at 5:30pm and all residents will have to sign out of the shelter daily between 8:30-9AM. Accepts only three people each day into the shelter, a family consists of one person (unless there is an emergency). All residents entering the shelter will have two weeks to get a job or provide evidence of diligent daily efforts to obtain work and housing. Those who are able to obtain work or provide evidence of efforts in obtaining work may be extended a maximum stay of 30 days in the shelter. - - 2) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017 (CLOSED): Provides Christmas toys to children staying in the shelter and anyone in need. Distributes toys on Sat Dec 16 at 9AM on a first come first serve basis until all toys are given away. Parents must have child with them in order to receive any toys. Also provides food bags to individuals and families in need. - - 3) SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2017: Provides a wide variety of back packs filled with school supplies for students in head start thru 12th grade. Clothes will also be given away for free and individuals must bring their own bags or boxes for their items. Operates on a first come first serve basis until all items are distributed. It will be held on Sat 8/19 at 8am until supplies last. Parents must have child with them in order to get school supplies. - -
Homeless men, women and families. Previous residents must wait 6 months before returning or 1 year if they are on the do not return list.
Must have photo id, social security or other identification documents.
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Halo Bargain Center
701 Snow Hill Rd Salisbury, MD 21804 (410) 742-9356
OVERVIEW: Provides a wide range of services to homeless and anyone in need such as emergency shelter for men, women and women with children. Tutoring in basic literacy to adults, spiritual counseling to anyone facing difficult life issues and donation centers to drop off clothing, food and household items. Also provides a cafe that serves breakfast and dinner to anyone in need. - - SERVICES: - 1) CENTER OF HOPE ( EMERGENCY SHELTER): Operates a year round 80 bed emergency shelter for men, women and women with children from 6PM-7:30AM. Must call the administration office at 410-742-9356 starting at 10AM to register for a bed. Individuals must be at the Shelter by 7PM or they will loose their bed for the night (there are NO intakes on Sat & Sun for entry). Bedding is available for 90 days and quests can re-enter in 60 days. Must be at least 18 or older, provide a picture ID and Social Security cards for each of the children. Any food, clothing, furniture or household items can be dropped off at this site. - - 2) CENTER OF HOPE (DAY FACILITY): Offers a safe structured place where homeless individuals and families can go during the daytime hours, Mon-Fri 8:45AM-4:30PM. Services includes: case management, mail services, showers, locked storage facility, restrooms and education opportunities that offers GED and life skill classes. Homeless quests will receive a $10 voucher that can be used at the Bargain Center. - - 3) RESPITE AND RESOURCE CENTER: Provides community based one stop shop for homeless individuals. Agencies within the community are made available to offer services to anyone in need. For more information, contact Stephanie Johnson at 410-742-9356 Ext 17 from 8:45AM-4:30PM. - - 4) EAGLE WINGS: Provides a wide variety of services for children and adults ages 5-25 that are guests of the shelter. Offers tutors from the county that will assist youth with homework assignments and play time for children. Summer camp will be offered as a vacation bible school for youth and will also assist with proper college registration forms. For more information, contact Missy Joy, Program Coordinator at 410-543-2003 Mon-Fri 8:45AM-4:30PM. - - 5) HALO CAFE: Provides free hot meals for anyone in need. Breakfast is served Sun-Sat from 7:30-8:30AM, lunch on Mon-Fri from 12Noon-1PM (lunch is provided as a bag lunch and given out during breakfast on Sat & Sun). Dinner is served Sun-Sat from 6-7PM. - - 6) BARGAIN CENTER (THRIFT STORE): Provides quality clothing, furniture and household items at affordable prices to the general public. They are located at 701 Snowhill Rd, Mon-Sat 10AM-5PM. - - 7) DONATION CENTER: Accepts new and used clothing, furniture, household items and food. They will be be priced and sold at the Bargain Center. All proceeds helps the outreach programs. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Located behind the Bargain Center. - - 8) JOURNEY OF HOPE: Offers spiritual counseling and guidance to individuals in need of help struggling with different events in their life such as financial, addictions or life issues. Walk-ins are accepted Mon-Thurs from - 10AM-4PM. - - 9) ADOPT A FAMILY 2017: CLOSED Provides holiday assistance to families in need. The application process starts in October and families fill out a wish list for each of their children. The wish list is given to any individual, agency or groups that would like to adopt the family. Anyone interested can call for more information. - -
Homeless individuals, families and anyone in need.
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Sussex Community Crisis Housing
110 N Railroad Ave Georgetown, DE 19947 (302) 856-2246
30 Day Emergency Shelter For Homeless Men, Women And Children. All Potential Residents Must Pass A Criminal Background Check Prior To Entrance To The Shelter. Individuals Should Call For Over The Phone Screening Only When They Are Homeless, Space Is On A First Come, First Serve Basis. No Slots Are Held For More Than A Few Hours.
Shelter Is Open 7 Days A Week For Residents (intake 9am-3pm Mon-fri)mon: 9:00am 3:00pmtue: 9:00am 3:00pmwed: 9:00am 3:00pmthu: 9:00am 3:00pmfri: 9:00am 3:00pm
Drug/alcohol-free Individuals 18+ Years With Or Without Dependent Children; No Sex Offenders Or Open Warrantseligibility: Adult: Yes; Teen: Yes; Child: Yes; Female: Yes; Male: Yes;
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Sussex Community Crisis Housing
204 E North St Georgetown, DE 19947 (302) 856-2246
Provides Crisis Shelter And Transitional Housing For The Homeless In Sussex County. Transitional Housing Program For Single Head Of Households With Dependent Children. (2 Year Program) And 30 Day Emergency Shelter For Homeless Men, Women And Children.
OVERVIEW: Provides a wide range of emergency services to residents in need. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides perishable and non-perishable food once every six months to individuals and families in need. Must have applied or attempted to apply for food stamps at DSS. Call the office for an intake, during business hours. - - 2) GOOD NEIGHBOR FUND: Offers financial assistance for utility disconnects and eviction prevention. Must be utilized as a last resort and may pay up to the last $250 for eviction prevention and $200 for utilities. - - 3) CLOTHING/FURNITURE: Offers clothing items through the Thrift Store. Items may be free if person making request has a report from the fire or police department. - - 4) EMERGENCY SHELTER: Provides a 26-bed shelter for men, women and children. Residents may stay up to two weeks but will bay be extended beyond 2 weeks for special cases. They must provide two valid ID's and Social Security card upon checking in between 7PM-9PM. Breakfast and Dinner will be served and all residents must leave shelter by 7am to look for employment. - - 5) COUNSELING: Offers free counseling services by a licensed social worker to anyone in need. - - 6) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017:(CLOSED) Provides holiday assistance to low-income families in need of services. Residents must sign up and complete an intake for Thanksgiving /Christmas Baskets and the Angel Tree Program. Applications will be accepted on October 2ND-13TH from 9:30AM-12Noon & 1pm-3pm.. For residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot or Queen Anne's County only! - - THANKSGIVING/CHRISTMAS BASKETS: Provides gift cards to grocery stores for families in need (regular clients are given priority). - - CHRISTMAS ANGEL TREE: Provides toys and gifts for children 12 years and under. - - ELIGIBILITY FOR HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE: - Children ages newborn through 12 years old are eligible for the Angel Tree Program with approved applications. Clothing and shoe sizes for children 12 and under will be needed. Families and Seniors (65+) are eligible for a food basket with approved applications. - - Documentation needed for financial assistance: - Photo ID for the applicant - Proof of residency (Utility Bill) - Birth Certificate for all children - Proof of income and monthly expenses - Acceptable forms of Secondary ID: - State Issued Drivers license - Stare issued or government issue photo ID - U.S. Passport - Employee ID - School ID| - Health Insurance card (not Medicare) - U.S. Military ID - - 7) DONATIONS: Monetary gifts, slightly worn clothes, food, toys, shoes, gloves and coats (items should be new if they are being donated for holiday gift Items). Also household items, school supplies and book bags. - - 8) SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2017: Provided to the children of their clients that are receiving services through their social services. Sign ups are held during the last 2 weeks in July. Also accepts donated school supplies for the community book bag drive. - -
Low income residents. Must have proof of need and proper ID. Income statement for the last 30 days required.
CRISIS INTERVENTION: Assists families with crisis, including food and shelter emergencies, and provides counseling services to help families to overcome problems of parent-child conflict and family dysfunction.
OVERVIEW: Provides a wide range of services that includes financial assistance, emergency food and utility assistance to low income individuals, families and senior citizens in Talbot County. - - SERVICES: - 1) RENTAL ASSISTANCE: Provides funds to prevent court-ordered evictions and first month's rent. - - 2) RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM: Provides 6 months partial rent subsidy payments and a grant extension up to the 12 month limitation to provide safe, decent and sanitary housing for low-income and elderly residents. - Maryland Rental Allowance Program Income Limits, 2015: Family size and gross monthly income: - 1 person $18,750 2 persons $21,450 - 3 persons $24,100 4 persons $26,800 - 5 persons $28,950 6 persons $31,100 - 7 persons $33,200 8 persons $35,350 - - 3) FOOD PANTRY: Provides food for needy families of Talbot County. Must provide ID, Social Security & Medical card for each household member. Pantry Hours are Mon-Fri 9AM-12Noon & 1:30-4PM. Must provide proof of income for the past 30 days of everyone working in the household and food stamp card if client is a recipient. - - 4) RIDGEWAY TRANSITIONAL SHELTER: Offers homeless adult males and females that need shelter or short term placement up to 30 days. Provides meals and assistance in finding jobs, offers basic computer skills and professional dress attire for interviews. Call 410-820-7013 for intake at 4PM. - - 5) AFTER SCHOOL YOUTH PROGRAM: Provides a summer and after school program for children in grades kindergarten thru eighth from 4-5:30PM during each school year between Sept -May. The children are aided with their homework, have visiting guest speakers, go on field trips, and work on various other activities such as praise dancing, arts and crafts, producing skits. - - 6) SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM: Offers a summer program for up to 20 children in grades kindergarten thru eighth for 6 weeks during summer months. Youths participates in arts, crafts, educational activities and field trips. - - 7) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017: For Talbot County low-income residents only. - THANKSGIVING BASKETS: Provides food baskets to families in need. Sign-up begins on Oct 24th-Nov 9th. Must provide photo id, social security cards for all household members, proof of residence, proof of income for one month or award letter needed. - - CHRISTMAS BASKETS: Provides food baskets to families in need. Call office for sign-up dates. Must provide photo id, social security cards for all household members, proof of residence, proof of income for one month or award letter needed. - - CHRISTMAS: Adopt an Angel sign up (call office for dates) for children up to age 12. Must provide photo id, social security cards for all household members, proof of residence, proof of income for one month or award letter needed. - *Applications are available and must be filled out at the office. - - 8) FAMILY SERVICE PROGRAM: Provides household appliances and furniture to needy families. Supports families that are coping with a variety of significant problems. - - 9) WINTER WEAR WRAP-UP: Offers coats, blankets and outwear give away to needy families on Mon-Fri 10AM-11AM. Collaborates with other churches, local businesses and residents that donate their time and efforts in collecting these items. - - 10) COAT DRIVE: Accepts new or slightly worn coats, jackets or blankets to give to needy families during the fall through winter months. - - 11) DONATIONS: Accepts monetary donations that will help with financial assistance and food items that will stock the pantry and be used for holiday baskets. Call for wish list items.