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Housing Assistance In essex, MD

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Baltimore County



Contact
439 Eastern Blvd
Essex, MD 21221
(410) 853-3800


Description
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 Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Baltimore County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14223

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Community Assistance Network



Contact
7900 E Baltimore St
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 285-4674


Description
*Crisis Intervention Fund Recipient Provides assistance with fuel fund, financial assistance, food assistance, weatherization, tax assistance and accepts donations. SERVICES: 1) FUEL FUND: Assists residents with fuel bills after other resources have been exhausted, such as MEAP and FEMA. The utility company will give $1 in bill credit for every $2 that the Fund gives. Client is asked to pay a percentage of the total bill. 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; $6,930.00 ELIGIBILITY: Will qualify for assistance if your income is within Fuel Fund guidelines and you have a turn-off notice and you have not received help from the fuel fund in the past 12 months.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers funds when available for prescriptions, eviction prevention and BG&E turn off notices. Must provide letter from pharmacy stating the cost of prescription for prescription assistance, "Failure to Pay Rent" notice for eviction prevention, and first apply to the Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) and be MEAP eligible, then provide BGE turn-off notice for utility assistance. Also assists people living in section 8 or public housing for BG& E. For rent assistance, people living in Section 8 and public housing must be responsible for more than half the amount needed to fulfill the rent requirement.ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits, July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012: FAMILY SIZE GROSS MONTHLY INCOME MAXIMUM YEARLY 1 $1,588.12 $19,057.50 2 $2,145.20 $25,742.50 3 $2,702.29 $32,427.50 4 $3,259.37 $39,112.50 5 $3,816.45 $45,797.50 6 $4,373.54 $52,482.50 Each additional person,add $557.08 $6,685.00 3) FOOD PANTRY: Offers non-perishable and fresh produce items. Open Mon-Fri, 9AM-Noon and 1:00-4:00PM. Client must provide proper identification for every one 18 and older in the home,social security cards for all people in the home, a BGE bill, a lease andincome verification. Can receive food one time every 30 days on an emergency basis. Will not serve someone who is homeless - will refer them out. 4)WEATHERIZATION: Assists homeowners and renters by providing a variety of services to reduce energy costs. Call 410-285-6700.5) MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE REFERRALS: Provides information, counseling and referrals for those requiring mortgage guidance.6) TAX ASSISTANCE 2012:CLOSED.Call 410-285-4674 EX 113 to schedule an appointment 1/4-4/1/12. Open to any Baltimore County household that made less than $50,000 or single person who made less than $25,000 in 2011. Appointments available Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:30AM-3PM; Sat, 9-Noon.Must bring the following: -- Valid photo ID for self and spouse.-- A Social Security card for EACH family member.-- W-2 forms for all jobs worked in 2011.-- Students Loan interest information.-- Child care provider - name, address and tax ID number.-- All bank account information (a voided check and/or savings deposit slip). -- A copy of last year's tax return.-- Any document or information about money received from the IRS, including the advanced Child Tax Credit.-- All 1099 forms for other income, if any.-- Any other tax related documents.NOTE: Every adult listed on the tax form must be present on sit to sign the return prior to mailing.7) HOLIDAY DONATIONS: Accepts donations of cash, food, gifts, etc.

Hours
Closed for lunch 12-1PM daily.

Eligibility
Low-income residents. See notes for tax assistance.

Area Served
Baltimore County

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SID
5859

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Baltimore County Department of Social Services



Contact
1400 Merritt Blvd
Dundalk, MD 21222
(410) 853-3400


Description
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides emergency cash assistance grant up to $500. Assists with court-ordered evictions (warrant of restitution; individuals must have court documentation), foreclosure, BG&E turn off notices, and burial assistance. Customers seeking assistance for BG&E should first apply for Energy Assistance (MEAP). If additional assistance is needed after Energy Assistance is received, customer should then apply with the Fuel Fund of Maryland. Customers need to bring paperwork from MEAP verifying they have applied and documentation of Fuel Fund assistance. Also assists with first month's rent and security deposits (client must be currently homeless, and home must be Section 8), and client must be living in Baltimore county at the time of application. Grant may be used only once in a 24-month period. Will assist those in subsidized/public housing. Strongly encourage those interested in applying for this grant to come directly to the office to be screened for eligibility. - - OTHER LOCATIONS: - Catonsville Office - 746 Frederick Road - Baltimore, MD 21228 - Call 410-853-3451 - - Dundalk Office - 1400 Merritt Boulevard, Suite C - Dundalk, MD 21222 - Call 410-853-3402 - - Essex Office - 439 Eastern Avenue - Baltimore, MD 21221 - Call 410-853-3810 - - Reisterstown Office - 130 Chartley Drive - Reisterstown, MD 21136 - Call 410-853-3009

Eligibility
Low to moderate income families with children under the age of 21. Children do not have to be enrolled in school full-time.

Documents Required
Must provide proof of income, identification, and proof of the emergency (i.e. eviction notice or letter from BGE), and verification of other assistance such as proof of MEAP application.

Area Served
Baltimore County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14203

User Rating
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Alliance, Inc. Veteran's Housing Assistance



Contact
8003 Corporate Dr
Nottingham, MD 21236
(410) 282-5900


Description
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.)

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Baltimore County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14202

User Rating
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Dundalk United Methodist Church



Contact
6903 Mornington Rd
Dundalk, MD 21222
(410) 284-4818


Description
Provides limited financial assistance for BGE turn off notices, eviction prevention for residents of 21222 ONLY and offers a soup kitchen to anyone in Baltimore County.SERVICES: 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance for BGE turn off notices and eviction notices once a year to individuals and families. Individuals should bring a current ID and proof of need. Financial assistance is for 21222 residents ONLY. 2) SOUP KITCHEN: Offers a soup kitchen to persons in need every Thur, 4-6PM in Fellowship Hall.

Eligibility
Open to the public.

Area Served
Baltimore County

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SID
5869

User Rating
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Asylee Women Enterprises



Contact
4500 Frankford Ave
Baltimore, MD 21206
(443) 850-0627


Description
REFUGEE SERVICES: Provides education, English as a Second Language, job readiness, case management, a hospitality program, and a women's support group for immigrants, refugees, and asylees/asylum seekers. Provides emergency and transitional housing for individuals seeking asylum. Housing may be provided on a case by case basis for individuals pursuing U Visa, T Visa, VAWA or other form of immigration legal relief. Hospitality program is available Mon-Thurs, 10AM-2PM with extended hours Mon-Wed from 3-4:30PM. Women's support group meets Wed, 1-2:30PM.

Eligibility
Asylum seekers or asylees, immigrants, and refugees (women and men). Emergency and transitional housing for asylum seekers. Individuals pursuing other forms of immigration legal relief can be considered for emergency or transitional housing on a case by case basis.

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14244

User Rating
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Baltimore City Community Action Center



Contact
3411 Bank St
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 545-6518


Description
OVERVIEW: The mission of the Baltimore City Community Action Partnership is to reduce poverty by offering opportunities for low-income households through education, financial empowerment, housing and energy services, food resources and capacity building. - - SERVICES: - 1) CASE MANAGEMENT: Involves the case manager, client and the client’s family in becoming more self-sufficient while addressing a multitude of needs and goals through various programs and partnerships. - - 2) EAT HEALTHY, SHOP SMART: Participants attend a five-week workshop to learn about healthy cooking, nutrition, budgeting, couponing, grocery shopping and physical activity. Classes are held on Tues. Call to register at 410-545-6958 or any Community Action Center. - - 3) MONEY SMART: Offers a multi-layered financial education program that includes workshops on asset development, budgeting, debt management, credit education and saving for short and long term goals. - - 4) HOMEOWNER/RENTER TAX CREDIT: Assists individuals with the homeowner and renter tax credit programs are designed to help low-income homeowners and renters by limiting the amount that they must pay in property taxes. - - 5) EVICTION PREVENTION AND RAPID RE-HOUSING (EPRR): Works with clients to offer security deposits, rental assistance and rental arrearage assistance to individuals and families that are homeless, or at imminent risk of homelessness or losing housing. - - 6) BALTIMORE ENERGY INITIATIVE (BEI): Addresses energy conservation education and obstacles to weatherization, such as deteriorated and unsafe housing conditions, by coordinating energy services with the City, providing case management and integrating non-energy resources and programs with City, State, community and utility partners. - - 7) SENIOR WATER DISCOUNT: Homeowners and tenants (whose leaseholds them responsible for paying the water bill), can apply each year for the discount if they meet the following criteria: - --The applicant must be age 65 or older and a Baltimore City resident receiving a water/sewer bill directly from the City. - --Have a combined gross household income must be $30,000 or less. - --Certify they’re the property owner-of-record with the MD Dpt of Assessments and Taxation or provide a lease showing his/her responsibility for paying water/sewer charges at that property. Those who qualify receive a 43% discount on their water and sewer rates on each quarterly bill. - - 8) LOW-INCOME WATER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIWAP): Provides assistance to those who may be having problems paying their water bills through LIWAP. To be eligible for LIWAP, you must: - --Be a Baltimore City resident, the utility account holder and receive your water bill directly from the City - --Reside at the property on the account - --Have received a delinquent, turn-off, or tax sale notice due to being in arrears - --Not have an existing payment plan with the Department of Finance - --Have verification documents for eligibility (call for more information) - - 9) UTILITY BILL PAYMENT ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance with applying for the Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) and the Electrical Universal Service Program (EUSP). - - -MARYLAND ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (MEAP): Provides MEAP grants to eligible families, renters, roomers, boarders and homeowners toward the cost of heating in the winter and electricity year round. Grant is based on the type of fuel used, household size, household income and annual consumption. Limited assistance is available to replace broken or inefficient furnaces. Funds are usually available in Nov. - - -ELECTRICAL UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM (EUSP): Assists with electric utility bill payment. 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 benefit for past due bill payments. Funds are usually available in Aug. Eligible individuals may receive help to help pay current electric bills, pay past due electric bills, or help with energy efficiency measures to reduce future electric bills - - ELIGIBILITY FOR MEAP and ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM GRANTS: Maryland residents whose gross monthly household incomes are within the following limits: - - 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 - - Applicants can check the status of their submitted MEAP application by visiting https://www.myohepstatus.org/ - - 10) TAX PREPARATION 2018: Offers free tax preparation to individuals/families who made less than $54,000 in 2017. Call 211MD Mon-Fri, 8:30AM-8PM to schedule an appointment or sign-up online at https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1wmMa32Jvb3W37DtLEs8w_-XzOYA&ll=39.321700487451096%2C-76.6189145311447&z=12. City residents only. - - Must bring the following: - -- Proof of health insurance: If health insurance was purchased through the marketplace exchange/Maryland Health Connection, you MUST have the 1095 A form. If insurance is provided by the government such as Medicare or Medicaid, you can bring your card or the 1095 B, or if your employer-provided insurance, the card or the 1095 C. If you have insurance through the government or through your employer and lost your card, during the appointment state that you have insurance and what type. - -- Valid photo ID for self and spouse. - -- A Social Security card for EACH family member. - -- W-2 forms for all jobs worked in 2017. - -- Childcare provider - name, address and tax ID number. - -- All banking account information (a voided check and/or savings deposit slip). - -- A copy of last year's tax return. - -- Any document or information about money received from the IRS, including the advanced Child Tax Credit. - -- All 1099 forms for other income, if any. - -- Any other tax-related documents. - - NOTE: Every adult listed on the tax form must come to sign the return. Once the return is prepared, if the participant owes federal and/or state taxes the CASH Campaign we will print out a voucher to mail to the IRS or State with the funds they owe. - - Will prepare the following - • 1040’s (1040EZ, 1040A and 1040) - • 1040 with Schedule A (Itemization) - • Schedule B (Interest and Dividends) - • Schedule C-EZ (Business Income with No Inventory, No Cash Accounting, No Expenses over $5,000) - • EITC - • R (Credit for Elderly and Disabled) - • Form 1040V (Payment Vouchers) - • Form 1040ES (Individual Estimated Tax Payment) - • Form 2441 (Child and Dependent Care Credit) - • Form 8863 (Education Credits) - • Form 8812 (Additional Child Tax Credit) - • Maryland Forms Will NOT prepare the following - • Schedule C (Profit or Loss from a Business, Inventory Expenses over $5,000, Complicated Accounting like Accrual) - • Schedule D Capital Gains (Selling Stock, will do some but not Complicated-over 3) - • Schedule E (Rental Income) - • Form SS-5 (Request for a Social Security Number) - • Form 2106 (Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses) - • Form 3903 (Moving Expenses) - • Form 8606 (Non-deductible IRA) - • Form 8615 (Tax for Children Under 14 with Investment Income)

Eligibility
Open to eligible Baltimore City residents.

Documents Required
Call for information. See notes for tax assistance.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14204

User Rating
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Southeast CDC



Contact
3323 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 342-3234


Description
Provides housing counseling, community development opportunities, tax assistance and accepts donations to be used for community events. SERVICES: 1) PRE PURCHASE HOUSING COUNSELING & FORECLOSURE PREVENTION COUNSELING: Offers a housing counseling program for first time home buyers in Baltimore City ONLY. Provides reverse mortgage counseling to individuals 62 and older,foreclosure housing counseling for those at risk of being foreclosed,budgeting help for those with credit issues,financial literacy counseling. Also, helps clients access neighborhood specific loan programs, will provide referrals to lawyers if applicable and can advocate on clients' behalf with lenders. 2) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT:Provides support for business owners in Highlandtown, such as,neighborhood improvement projects in Highlandtown and Bayview.Provides Healthy Neighborhood loan products in Highlandtown and Bayview 3) DONATIONS: Accepts tools for community events, such as, brooms, rakes, shovels, gloves, bags and pick-up trucks.4) TAX PREPARATION 2012: CLOSED.Offers free tax preparation to single filers who made less than $25,000 or households who made less than $50,000 in 2011. Call 211MD Mon-Fri, 8AM-5PM to schedule an appointment or sign-up online at www.bmorefreetax.org. Appointments only. Tue, 11AM-4PM; Wed, 10AM-6PM; Fri, 9AM-1PM & Sat, 9AM-Noon (for Spanish speakers only).Must bring the following:-- Valid photo ID for self and spouse.-- A Social Security card for EACH family member.-- W-2 forms for all jobs worked in 2011.-- Child care provider - name, address and tax ID number.-- All banking account information (a voided check and/or savings deposit slip).-- A copy of last year's tax return.-- Any document or information about money received from the IRS, including the advanced Child Tax Credit.-- All 1099 forms for other income, if any.-- Any other tax related documents.NOTE: Every adult listed on the tax form must come to sign the return.Will prepare the following,, 1040's (1040EZ, 1040A and 1040),, 1040 with Schedule A (Itemization),, Schedule B (Interest and Dividends),, Schedule C-EZ (Business Income with No Inventory, No Cash Accounting, No Expenses over $5,000),, EITC,, R (Credit for Elderly and Disabled),, Form 1040V (Payment Vouchers),, Form 1040ES (Individual Estimated Tax Payment),, Form 2441 (Child and Dependent Care Credit),, Form 8863 (Education Credits),, Form 8812 (Additional Child Tax Credit),, Maryland FormsWill NOT prepare the following,, Schedule C (Profit or Loss from a Business, Inventory Expenses over $5,000, Complicated Accounting like Accrual),, Schedule D Capital Gains (Selling Stock, will do some but not Complicated-over 3),, Schedule E (Rental Income),, Form SS-5 (Request for a Social Security Number),, Form 2106 (Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses),, Form 3903 (Moving Expenses),, Form 8606 (Non-deductible IRA),, Form 8615 (Tax for Children Under 14 with Investment Income)

Hours
Evening and weekend appointments available.

Eligibility
Housing counseling open to anyone. Certain homeownership and business incentives may only be available in target neighborhoods. Tax preparation asssitance is for MD residents.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5927

User Rating
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Baltimore Social Services Department



Contact
2000 N Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21213
(443) 423-6400


Description
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Assists low income families who are experiencing financial crisis. Benefit is limited to a grant of up to $1,000 once every 24 months for families with children under the age of 21, and pregnant women. Emergency grants are provided for disasters, utility bill turn-off notices (no water) and/or lack of heating fuel, burial assistance, foreclosures, eviction prevention, and security deposits. For security deposits, families must have a qualifying emergency such as homelessness, eviction or the home is uninhabitable due to a fire/flood, etc. Must bring proof of qualifying emergency. Families must meet income guidelines. Excludes families living in public housing/Section 8. - - LOCATIONS: - --DUNBAR/ ORANGEVILLE: 2919 East Biddle Street, 21213 - - --HILTON HEIGHTS: 500 North Hilton Street, 21229 - - --HARBOR VIEW: 18 Reedbird Avenue, 21225 - - --NORTHWEST: 5818 Reisterstown Road, 21215 - - --NORTH EAST REGION: 2000 North Broadway, 2nd & 3rd Floors, 21213 - - --PENN-NORTH: 2500 Pennsylvania Avenue, 21217

Eligibility
See notes.

Documents Required
Call for information. Proof of income and wages, assets, and need. Documentation of household members.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14241

User Rating
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Zion Baptist Church



Contact
1700 N Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21213
(410) 837-4181


Description
Offers a food pantry and financial assistance to those living in the catchment area.SERVICES: 1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food items on the 3rd & 4th Sat, 10AM-Noon.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers emergency financial assistance, when available, to subsidize BGE turn off notices and eviction prevention. Assistance is provided on Tue and Thur, 10-11:45AM. Individuals can onlyreceiveassistance once per year.

Eligibility
Individuals 18 and older.

Area Served
Baltimore City County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5942

User Rating
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