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Food Assistance In columbia, MD

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8 Food Assistance listings found in columbia. Including 14 more within 10 miles.

Family and Children's Services



Contact
10451 Twin Rivers Rd
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 313-0220


Description
OVERVIEW: Offers a one-stop shop for social services that are available to Howard County residents. Call and be directed to the appropriate agency. All agencies provide full services unless otherwise noted. - - SERVICES: - 1) ACCESSIBLE RESOURCES FOR INDEPENDENCE (ARI): Provides services to enhance quality of life and strengthen support systems including accessibility adaptations, peer mentoring, advocacy, independent living skills training, transition services, information and referral, and more. Designed to help people with disabilities take part in and contribute to their communities. Offered the 2nd and 4th Wed of each month, 11AM-7PM. - - 2) COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL (CAC): Services include eviction prevention, first month's rent, energy assistance, and referrals to AMVET Thrift Store. Offered Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri, 8:30AM-4:30PM and Wed, 11AM-7PM. - - MEAP and EUSP Guidelines - ELIGIBILITY EFFECTIVE: July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 - GROSS INCOME - Monthly Annually - 1 $1,770.00 $21,245.00 - 2 $2,400.00 $28,805.00 - 3 $3,030.00 $36,365.00 - 4 $3,660.00 $43,925.00 - 5 $4,290.00 $51,485.00 - 6 $4,920.00 $59,045.00 - FOR EACH ADDITIONAL PERSON, ADD $630 monthly; $7,560 annually - - APPLICATION: Must submit a copy of photo identification, proof of residence, copies of Social Security cards for all household members (including children), proof of household's total gross income (from all sources) for 30 days prior to application date, name of home energy supplier and account number, a copy of the most recent utility bill and a copy of the lease (if renting). - - 3) DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS): Provides assistance to low-income families through the Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) grant, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) and Medical Assistance (Medicaid/MA). Offered Tues, 8:30AM-4PM and Wed, 11AM-7PM. - - 4) FAMILY AND CHILDREN SERVICES (FCS): Provides case management services, counseling for individuals, couples and families. Offered Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri, 8:30AM-4:30PM and Wed, 11AM-7PM. - - 5) FOREIGN BORN INFORMATION AND REFERRAL (FIRN): Provides services to immigrants. Services include immigration counseling, interpreters, consumer counseling, adult and student literacy, job counseling and crisis counseling. Offered Tues, 11AM-4PM. - - 6) THE JACARANDA CENTER FOR FAMILY AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Provides a varietyh of support programs and trainings to strengthen families and help adults and youth thrive. For more information, call 410-978-1859 or visit www.thejacarandacenter.org. Offered Mon, 8:30AM-2:30PM. Services include: - --Marriage and Relationship Support - --Family Strengthening Courses - --Parent Workshops - --Youth Programs - --Wellness Programs - --Professional Development Training and Consulting for Family and Youth Provides - ‚Äč - 7) MAKING CHANGE (MC): Provides a variety of programs to help with finances. - --Financial Coaching: Sessions help individuals develop a personal spending plan, create a strategy to pay down debt, or set financial goals and plans for success. - --Financial Seminars: Provides a broad range of financial topics focused on comprehensive and personal money management skills. - --Free Tax Preparation: Assisting individuals who made less than $54,000 om 2016. Appointments are encouraged, but will accept walk-ins based on availability. Visit www.makingchangecenter.org to learn more or make an appointment. Offered Mon, Tues, and Fri, 1:30-4:30PM and Wed, 1:30-6:30PM. - - 8) MARYLAND LEGAL AID: Provides free legal services to low-income persons. Areas of law include family, consumer, public benefits, housing and elder law. Provides representation to vulnerable populations such as seasonal farm workers, nursing homes and assisted living residents. Offered the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wed, 11AM-6PM. - - 9) MEALS ON WHEELS OF CENTRAL MARYLAND (MOW): Enables people to live independently at home through the provision of nutritious meals, personal contact and related services. Delivers a hot and cold meal daily Mon-Fri, 11AM-1:30PM. Offers a sliding fee scale based on ability to pay, and subsidies may be available to cover the cost of meals for individuals 60 and older. Offered Mon-Fri, 9AM-12:30PM. Also offers the following: - --Healing Meals Helping Hands: Provides frozen meal deliveries, once a week, for individuals with cancer of a chronic health condition. - --Volunteer Grocery Shopping Program - --Phone Pal and Volunteer Companions - --Kibble Connection: Provides free pet food deliveries (cat and dog food). - - 10) OFFICE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT (OWD): Strives to generate employment and training workforce solutions responsive to business and job seeker needs. Provides access to seekers. Offered Tues and Fri, 10AM-6PM. - - 11) GETTING AHEAD COORDINATOR: Offers a 45-hour workshop to help individuals in poverty build upon the effects of poverty on their personal resources and ways to improve and build upon those resources. Assists Tues, Thurs and Fri, 8:30AM-4:30PM and Wed, 11AM-5:30PM. - - 12) RE-ENTRY PROGRAM: Helps connect individuals to community resources such as transportation, housing, etc. Available Mon, 12-6PM, Thurs, 12:30-4:30PM and Fri, by appointment only. - - 13) SUCCESS IN STYLE: Provides low cost clothing for men and women trying to re-enter the work force,Assists Tues, 12:30-2PM and Wed, 11AM-4PM - - 14) VETERAN'S BENEFITS SPECIALIST: Connects Veterans to assistance and supportive services in the community. Available by appointment only on the 1st and 3rd Thurs of the month.

Eligibility
Residents of Howard County.

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Howard County

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SID
14105

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Mount Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church



Contact
5901 Cedar Fern Ct
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 730-6688


Description
FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food to individuals Mon-Thur, 6-8PM. -

Eligibility
Howard County residents.

Documents Required
Current photo ID.

Area Served
Howard County

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SID
14104

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Bryant Woods Elementary School



Contact
5450 Blue Heron Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 313-6859


Description
FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food to those in need Tues and Fri, 9:30AM-2:30PM. Must bring picture ID. Can utilize pantry once every 30 days. Pantry is open year round.

Eligibility
Open to anyone.

Documents Required
Photo ID.

Area Served
Howard County

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SID
14028

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Bridgeway Community Church - Columbia Campus



Contact
9189 Red Branch Rd
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 992-5832


Description
FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food to those in need Mon, 6-7PM and Sat, 10-11AM.

Eligibility
Anyone in need.

Area Served
Howard County

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SID
5781

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St John Baptist Church



Contact
9055 Tamar Dr
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 992-6977


Description
FOOD PANTRY: Provides nonperishable and sometimes perishable food on the 1st and 3rd Sat of each month to anyone in need. -

Eligibility
Open to any Maryland resident.

Documents Required
None.

Area Served
Howard County

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SID
14165

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Howard County Food Bank



Contact
9385 Gerwig Ln
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 313-6185


Description
OVERVIEW: Offers emergency and governmental commodity food to persons in need, and diapers, wipes and formulas. Also distributes food to pantries in the area. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD BANK: Distributes food to local food pantries. - - 2) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable and perishable food to eligible low income families and individuals. Individuals are eligible once every 30 days. Pantry is available on Mon, 1-6PM; Tues and Thurs, 1-4PM. Sign in begins at 12Noon. - - 3) DIAPERS, WIPES AND FORMULA: Offers diapers, wipes and formula for families with newborns and infants. Also may have adult diapers. Call to verify. - - 4) DONATIONS: Accepts non-perishable and perishable food that have not been opened or expired.

Eligibility
Residents of Howard county who live at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Line.

Documents Required
Food Bank clients should bring state ID or driver's license (license must show that they are a Howard county resident), proof of income, child support, social security cards for every member of the house, pension ect. All others, please visit website for detailed information on eligibility and documentation.

Area Served
Howard County

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SID
13985

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Celebration Christian Academy



Contact
6080 Foreland Garth
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 997-2088


Description
OVERVIEW: Provides financial assistance, food and holiday assistance to anyone in need. - - SERVICES: - 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Assists individuals, when funds are available, with BG&E turn-off notices (up to $50), eviction notices ($100) and water bill turn-off notices (up to $50). Individuals should call to confirm availability of funds. Individuals should have a photo ID and proof of need, and are eligible to receive assistance once a year. At times, will run out of funds. Would like callers to reach out to them to see if they can serve them another way, or provide them with additional resources. - - 2) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food items to people in need. No referral or documentation necessary, just walk in. Held every Fri, 5:30-6PM. - - 3) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017: - o THANKSGIVING: Offers food baskets to ‚Äčindividuals. Call Mon-Fri, 10AM-5PM, to be screened for eligibility. Sign-up starts beginning of Nov and runs until the list is full. - - o CHRISTMAS: Offers food and gift baskets. Call Mon-Fri, 10AM-5PM, to be screened for eligibility. Sign-up starts beginning of Nov and runs until the list is full.

Eligibility
Persons in need.

Documents Required
Photo ID.

Area Served
Howard County

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SID
14048

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Howard County Human Resources



Contact
6751 Columbia Gateway Dr
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 313-6440


Description
FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable and perishable food to eligible low income families and individuals. CAC is also Howard County's administering agency for the Emergency Food Assistance Program. Distributions for low income families and individuals are made through the pantry, Mon, 1-6PM; Tues & Thurs, 1-4PM.

Eligibility
Residents in need.

Documents Required
See notes. Call for more information.

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14034

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New Life Mennonite Church



Contact
9580 Old Route 108
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 489-9735


Description
OVERVIEW: Provides food gift cards and utility assistance to residents in need. - - SERVICES: - 1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Provides food gift cards to those in need by appointment only. - - 2) UTILITY ASSISTANCE: Provides up to $50 for residents with BGE turn-off notices, to anyone in need, regardless of income. Will work-out payment directly with BGE. - - *Services can only be utilized once every six months.* -

Eligibility
Anyone in need.

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14111

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The Salvation Army



Contact
3267 Pine Orchard Ln
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(443) 656-3376


Description
OVERVIEW: Provides a food pantry, clothing and furniture, financial and holiday assistance and a summer camp for youth. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable food once every 30 days while supplies last. Call ahead and bring proper identification. Accepts donations of food. Also provides a monthly fresh produce give-away April - Oct, usually the 3rd Wed, call to confirm. - - 2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance with BGE turn-off notices or eviction prevention to qualified persons once per year. Will assist people who are in public housing. Do not have to be MEAP eligible. For eviction prevention assistance, must have a court notice signed by a judge stating the eviction can occur. - - 3) CLOTHING/HOUSEHOLD ITEMS: Provides clothing for men, women and children, furniture, and small household items to those in need. Individuals must have a referral from a community agency for these services. - - 4) SUMMER CAMP 2018: Offers a week-long residential camp beginning July 4 for children ages 7-12 years. Camp is $25, family must meet income requirements. Applications available online on a first come, first serve basis, last day to enroll is June 18. Call for information. - - 5) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2017: - THANKSGIVING and CHRISTMAS: Provides assistance with holiday gifts to families in need. Individuals can register starting Tues, Sept 5-Fri, Sept 15, Mon-Fri, 10AM-2PM at 7150 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite J, 21046. Call 443-656-3376. Individuals should call before walking in. Will provide clothing, and gifts for children 12 years and under. Bring three gift suggestions (each gift suggestion should cost less than $35) for each child. Accepts food, new clothing, toys, toiletries, coats, gloves for Christmas. During this time, families can also register for Thanksgiving baskets. Unfortunately, it is not guaranteed that Thanksgiving baskets will be provided to applicants. - MUST have ALL of the following required documentation: - --Valid Maryland ID card - --SS cards for all household members - --Proof of all income sources (SS, SSI, SSD eligibility, Medicaid, pay stubs/DSS/child support, food stamp letter, TCA) - --Proof of expenses (current electric, gas, oil, water bills; car payment and insurance, etc) Only if they do not receive HUD, TCA, Section 8 or Medicaid eligibility letter. - --Proof of residence (current lease or mortgage, current or previous month for utility bill, Section 8, public housing or HUD) - --Must provide the paper including the break-down of family members, monthly rent and birth certificates for all children, ages 17 years and under - --Must know the clothing & shoe sizes, and 3 specific gift suggestions for all children.

Eligibility
Low-income residents of Howard County.

Documents Required
Call for information. See notes.

Area Served
Howard County

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SID
14148

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