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Sharp Dressed Man


Contact
223 W Lexington St
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 594-9662


Description
Provides a set of professional clothes to women living in the Baltimore metro area in search of employment.SERVICES:1) CLOTHING: Provides a professional suit for a client's first interview with a potential employer. Otheroccasionsmay apply (EX: workshopssponsoredbypotentialemployer, trainings by potentialemployer, ect.) Call to learn more.2) PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S GROUP: Offers workshops on leadership skills, self-esteem and work ethics. Will also do follow-ups and provide continued support for the women in their pursuit of employment.3) CAREER CENTER: Works with clients to developcareer goals, resume writing skills and interview techniques.

Hours
Mon & Wed: 6-8PM. Tues, Wed & Thurs: 1-3PM. Open for donations: 3rd Sat of the month, 11AM-1PM.

Eligibility
Women, ages 18 and older, living in Baltimore County or Baltimore City who are seeking employment.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

My Sister's Place Women's Center


Contact
17 W Franklin St
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 727-3523


Description
DROP-IN CENTER: Provides a daytime drop-in center for women and women with children. Serves breakfast (7AM), lunch (Noon) and dinner (5PM). A substance abuse workshop takes place Tues, 10AM. Offers access to showers, baths and toiletries, use of telephone and mailing address, able to was 1 load of laundry per week and offers limited storage for 30 days. Makes referrals to other services including psychiatry, medical care, case management, life skills, resume building, job training and night shelter. Provides parenting workshops. Also accepts donations of non-perishable food, clothing, personal items, and cleaning products.

Eligibility
Single women and women with children under age 18.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company


Contact
110 W Fayette St
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 625-0775


Description
Provides resources for food, children and taxes to residents of Baltimore City. SERVICES: 1) SOUP KITCHEN: Provides hot lunches Mon-Fri, 11AM-12:30PM.2) EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance with eviction (up to $1500) and utility cut-off notices (must be $1000 or below) to residents of zip codes 21230 and 21223. Call every other Monday (there is no way to determine which Mondays they will accept the calls). Must speak with a person to set-up an appointment. This is first come- first served. For assistance withutilities (no water) the client must first apply to MEAP. Must bring proof of residence, letter of determination from MEAP, proof of income, ID, social security card and cut-off/court papers. 3) EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY: Supplies emergency food to individuals and families who cannot afford groceries. Must have a food voucher from the Mt. Clare DSS office. Pantry is open Mon-Fri, 8-3:30PM. 1223 Pratt Street. 443-423-7800.4) SOCKS (Summer Outings and Camps for Kids): Conducts summer day programs for elementary school-age children.5) WOMEN'S AND MEN'S SUPPORT GROUP: Assists individuals in the neighborhood work through difficult problems. Women meet on Mondays at 9AM, and men meet on Wednesdays at 12:45PM.6) AA AND NA: Meetings are held on Sun 5-6PM.7) KID'S PLACE: Conducts a free Saturday recreational program for children aged 6-11. Includes supervised activities, games, storytelling, and arts and crafts. Mon-Fri, 2:30PM-6PM.8) CLOTHING BANK: Is open on Wed and Fri for women and Thurs for men. Guests can shop every two weeks for clothing and household items. There is no charge for any items. 11AM-12:15PM. Must bring picture ID.9) SHOWERS AND LAUNDRY: Showers Mon-Fri, 8:30-10:30AM and 12:45-2PM. Shower facilities, towels, washcloths, shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, and toothpaste are available to individuals without access to showers or hot water Laundry service is available to those without access to a washer and dryer in exchange for one hour of volunteer service for each load of laundry. Individuals may have up to two loads of laundry washed per week.10) AFTER 3 SCHOOL PROGRAM: Provides middle school students, (grades 6th-8th), with an after school program. Mon-Thurs 3-6PM.11) NURSES' CLINIC: Provides basic health screening and referrals during lunch one day per week. The Health Department offers free HIV and STD testing one day per month. No appointment is needed, Wed 11AM.12) AMBASSADOR VOLUNTEERS PROGRAM: Volunteers perform duties at Paul's Place and in the community to learn job skills and respond to community needs while earning points toward essential bill payment. The Ambassador Volunteer Program is geared toward individuals who are recovering from addiction, seeking employment or returning to the work force, senior citizens, or on SSI. 13) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: CLOSEDo THANKSGIVING: o CHRISTMAS: Offers holiday food baskets to residents of 21223 and 21230. Walk-in to sign-up, Mon-Fri, 9AM-3PM starting 10/21. Call before going to ensure that baskets are still available. No referral needed. Photo ID, proof of address required and proof of all people in the home (birth certificates, social security cards), serves zip codes 21230 and 21223 only. Speak with Jeana. 14) FUEL FUND: People can apply the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. The bill must be under $700. Must bring turn-off notice, ID, OHEP certificate, most recent bill and proof of income. *Note:People have been known to start lining up around 5:30AM.15) LITERACY: Provides adult literacy classes and basic computer skills training. Call to see what is available.16) EXERCISE GROUP: Offers a weekly exercise group for adults, Thurs 9AM.

Hours
See notes for program hours.

Eligibility
Open to anyone.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Booker T. Washington Middle School


Contact
1301 McCulloh St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 396-7734


Description
THANKSGIVING 2012:Provides a Thanksgiving day meal to anyone in need, 11AM-4PM. Limited clothing also available. Also accepts donations of clothing, food, shoes, coats, and gloves needed for the holiday program.

Eligibility
Individuals and families in need.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

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Macedonia Baptist Church


Contact
718 W Lafayette Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 669-5776


Description
FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable and perishable (produce) food items. Also provides clothing for men, women and children. -

Eligibility
Anyone in need.

Documents Required
Photo ID, proof of income, address and number of household members.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Bethel Outreach Center


Contact
1429 McCulloh St
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 728-2557


Description
Provides a food pantry, clothing closet, drugcounseling, parenting classes and holiday assistance to anyone in need. SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides perishable and non-perishable food to individuals every 6 months. Infant formula and personal hygiene supplies are sometimes available. Photo ID, referral from 211MD or another human services program and social security cards and/or lease with additional family members are required. If there is more than one adult on the referral both ID's will be needed to pick up the food. There is no age restriction. Call before faxing the referral. Please remind the caller that if they need to cancel the referral, they must call 211MD back to inform of changes. The 211MD worker must call Mary and tell her that the person has withdrawn their referral. Also accepts donations of food and personal hygiene supplies. Wed, 9-11:30AM and 1-2PM; Fri, 9AM-2PM.2) CLOTHING: Offers women's clothing provided on Mon, men's and plus sized ladies clothing provided on Tue and children's clothing provided on Thur, 10AM-2PM. Parents of children must provide birth certificates or medical assistance cards for each child. Also accepts donations of clothing and furniture.3) SOUP KITCHEN: Provides lunch for the homeless and those in need of a hot meal Sat, 10AM-Noon. Excludes the first Sat of the month. No age restriction.4) DRUG COUNSELING: Provides free counseling and support to those addicted to any drug. Call to make an appointment.5)PARENTING CLASSES: Offers parenting classes to anyone in need, call for more information.6) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011: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: Tuesday, November 20th, 10AM-2PMAVAILABILITY: 100 Boxes and turkeys

Hours
Pantry Hours: Mon, 9AM-2PM; Wed, 9-11:30AM & 1-2PM.

Eligibility
Open to anyone in need. See notes.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Trinity Baptist Church


Contact
1601 Druid Hill Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 728-0797


Description
OVERVIEW: Provides financial assistance, a soup kitchen, and clothing closet to residents of Baltimore City. - - SERVICES: - 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides limited financial assistance, $25 for BGE turn-off every Tue and Thur, 10:30AM-1PM. Will help people living in section 8/public housing. Does not have to be MEAP eligible. Clients are eligible to receive financial assistance once a year. - - 2) SOUP KITCHEN: CLOSED JULY 1- SEPT 13 2017. Serves meals on Thur, 12Noon. - - 3) CLOTHING CLOSET: Offers clothing for men, women, and children on Thur, 12Noon.

Eligibility
Assists anyone in need in the 21217 zip code.

Documents Required
For financial assistance must have: ID, proof of income, proof of need (current turn-off notice/ current eviction notice. This does not include an extension) and proof of residence.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center


Contact
300 E Madison St
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 545-8122


Description
LAW ENFORCEMENT: Central location for booking and processing arrestees in Baltimore City.The facility is largely a correctional intake facility run by the state of Maryland. Judges assigned here usually hold hearings involving persons recently arrested for crimes and who are being held, pre-trial, in lieu of a certain dollar amount bail. Bail review hearings are held daily with members of the Baltimore City State's Attorney's office and the Office of the Public Defender present.All visitors, to include children, must dress appropriately for visitation.All clothing must cover from the neck to the kneecaps.The following types of clothing are not allowed to be worn:- Tube tops, tank tops, or halter tops- See-through clothing- Mini-skirts, mini-dresses, shorts, skorts, or culottes (at or above the kneecap)- Form-fitting clothes such as leotards, spandex, and leggings- Clothes that expose a person's midriff, side, or back- Tops or dresses that have revealing necklines and/or excessive splits- Coats, jackets, shawls and scarves will be placed in an appropriate area

Hours
Depends on service.

Eligibility
Baltimore City.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

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Maryland Foster Youth Resource


Contact
10 South St
Suite 304
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 856-1700


Description
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.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Payne Memorial Outreach


Contact
1701 Madison Ave
Baltimore, MD 21217
(410) 462-3800


Description
OVERVIEW: Offers a food pantry, clothing and a senior outreach program. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food items Tues and Thurs, 10:00-1:00PM. Must have picture ID and call to confirm availability. Callers may go once a month. - - 2) MONTHLY FOOD GIVEAWAY: Offers fresh food to anyone in need on the 4th Tues of the month 10:00AM-11:30AM. - - 3) CLOTHING: Offers free clothing (including coats and shoes) for men, women, and children Tues and Thurs, by appointment only. - - 4) SENIOR OUTREACH SERVICES: Provides fellowship and educational enhancement opportunities for seniors such as health care seminars and meals.

Eligibility
Low-income and homeless individuals and families.

Documents Required
See notes.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Collect Your Social Security Benefits Early

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