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Housing Assistance In columbia, MD

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6 Housing Assistance listings found in columbia. Including 8 more within 10 miles.

Jewish Federation Howard



Contact
10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Suite 400
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 730-4976


Description
provides information, scholarships and,

Eligibility
Individual residents and organizations of the Jewish community.

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5953

User Rating
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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

Not Yet Validated

SID
14199

User Rating
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Humanim



Contact
6355 Woodside Ct
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 381-7171


Description
Provides services to adults with development,

Eligibility
Persons with psychiatric disabilities, head injuries, hearing impairment, and/or developmental disabilities.

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5952

User Rating
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Howard County Department of Social Services



Contact
7121 Columbia Gateway Dr
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 872-8700


Description
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Temporary Disability Assistance Program (TDAP) is a program for disabled adults. It provides limited cash grants of $185 monthly for emergency needs such as rent, utility bills, prescription expenses, security deposits and medical bills.

Hours
The first Wednesday of each month DSS is open until 7PM for individuals with hardship that keeps them from coming during normal hours.

Eligibility
Low-income disabled adults. Visit: www.dhr.state.md.us

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5951

User Rating
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Howard County Human Resources



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


Description
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides emergency financial assistance up to $600 for utility turn-off notices (electric, gas, oil bills), rent payment assistance (individuals must have already been to court and have a judgment against them). If residing in Section 8 or subsidized housing, will only pay 1 month of rent. Also, assists with burial assistance ( deceased individuals must have been a Howard County resident and must have been receiving either TCA or SSI; not eligible if they received Social Security), first month's rent for an individual or family moving into a new home (grants will be provided based on income and demonstrated need, and individuals must be a Howard County resident and must be able to demonstrate ability to continue to pay rent after assistance is provided), and will assess for other qualifying emergency needs. Does not assist with foreclosures.

Eligibility
Assists single adults, 18 and older, with utility turn-off notices, rent payment assistance. Assists individuals and families with burial assistance and first month's rent. Persons 18 years and older in need of assistance.

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14201

User Rating
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ICF



Contact
7125 Thomas Edison Dr
Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
(443) 718-4900


Description
Offers incentives and helps BGE customers become more energy efficient through audits, rebates and energy saving tips.SERVICES:1) REBATES: Offers the Smart Energy Savers Program and Home Performance with Energy Star program for its residential customers to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Rebates are available for Energy Star clothes washers, refrigerators, freezers, CFLs, HVAC, and building insulation. The appliance rebate application is located on the program website, and must be mailed in (accompanied by the sales receipt) within 60 days of equipment purchase date. Please consult program list of qualifying products for items before making purchase. The CFL rebates are given in the form of a marked-down price at participating retailers A list of participating retailers is located on the program website.2) LIMITED INCOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY: Offers free home energy audits and energy-saving home improvements to eligible single-family homeowners receiving MEAP.Qualifying households become eligible for installation of energy-saving products following a comprehensive home energy audit performed by an energy adviser.If eligible, this audit and any follow-up improvements are included in the current BGE service at no additional cost. The Energy Audit will include:

Eligibility
BGE customers. See notes for additional information.

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5967

User Rating
0 0

New Life Mennonite Church



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


Description
Provides food gift cards and utility assistance to residents in need.,

Eligibility
Anyone in need.

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5961

User Rating
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Resurrection-St. Paul School



Contact
3155 Paulskirk Dr
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 461-9111


Description
Offers a food pantry, financial assistance and accepts donations.,

Eligibility
Low income persons and families.

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5936

User Rating
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Maryland Legal Aid - Howard County Office



Contact
3451 Court House Dr
2nd Floor
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 480-1057


Description
LEGAL ASSISTANCE: Provides legal assistance to low-income persons with most civil (non-criminal) matters such as family & domestic issues, housing problems, public benefits, and consumer problems. Provides disadvantaged elderly persons legal assistance with problems concerning SSA, SSI and Medicare benefits. Also provides assistance with landlord problems, bankruptcy, utility turn-offs, employment issues, nursing home problems, wills and powers of attorney. Will also provide mortgage foreclosure counseling and representation. OUTREACH SITES:1) East Columbia Senior Center (Mon, 9AM-Noon) 6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 210452) Elkridge Library (1st Wed of each month, 10AM-1PM; 2nd & 4th Fri,10AM-1PM),,

Eligibility
Persons who have limited income or are senior citizens age 60 years and older.

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5955

User Rating
0 0

Howard County Govt



Contact
9900 Washington N Blvd
Laurel, MD 20723
(410) 880-5917


Description
SOCIAL SERVICES: 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. 1) COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL: Services include eviction prevention, first month's rent, energy assistance, a food pantry and Head Start.Mon-Thur, 11AM-7PM; Fri, 8:30AM-4:30PM.ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, effective July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013GROSS INCOME Monthly Annually1 $1,628.95 $19,547.502 $2,206.45 $26,477.503 $2,783.95 $33,407.504 $3,361.45 $40,337.505 $3,938.95 $47,267.506 $4,516.45 $54,197.50FOR EACH ADDITIONAL PERSON, ADD $577.50; $6,930.002) DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES: Provides assistance to low-income families through the TCA grant SNAP and Medical Assistance.Wed, 9:30AM-6PM; Thur, 11AM-7PM3) DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:Provides services to families impacted by domestic violence: drop-in support groups and individual counselingavailable.Mon, 7-8:30PM drop-in support group; Tue, by appointment4) FAMILY & CHILDREN SERVICES:Provides case management services, counseling for individuals, couples and families. Also offers in-home assistance for the elderly or adults with disabilities on a sliding scale fee.Mon, Wed and Thur, 11AM-7PM5) FIRN:Foreign Born Information and Referral Network provides services to immigrants. Services include immigration counseling, interpreters, consumer counseling, adult and student literacy, job counseling and crisis counseling.Thur, Noon-7PM6) GRASSROOTS:Provides crisis intervention for families and individuals. Most services are follow-up services to families who made contact with Grassroots through the 24-Hour Crisis Hotline, Mobile Crisis Team or backup counseling services for mental health agencies.Tue and Wed, 11AM-7PM7) LEGAL AID:Provides free legal services to low-income persons. Accepts cases in the area of family/domestic, housing, income maintenance (public benefits) and elder law and consumer/finance. Also provides specialized representation to vulnerable populations such as senior citizens, immigrant workers, nursing homes and assisted living residents.2nd and 4th Wed, 11AM-7PM8) WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT:Provides access to job databases for Howard County and the surrounding area. The agency assists with job searches, creating resumes and accessing the Columbia Workforce Center.Tue, 11:30AM-3:30PM9) SUPERVISED VISITATION: The center partners with the Howard County Circuit Court as the host site for the Supervised Visitation and Monitored Exchange program between parents and children living in the Howard County area. Fri, 4-7PM.10) PARENTS AS TEACHERS: Provides developmental screenings for children ages 0 to 5 and information concerning basic parenting skills, child development, and age-appropriate school readiness activities.Tue and Wed, 9AM-1PM by appointment

Hours
Individual offices days and times vary, see notes.

Eligibility
Residents of Howard County.

Area Served
Howard County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5899

User Rating
0 0

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