Provides emergency services such as a food pantry, soup kitchen, clothing, baby supplies, a mobile health van, information and referral and accepts donations.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Provides 3-5 bags of non-perishable and perishable groceries for anyone in need from 9AM-Noon every 3rd Sat of the month. Call 410-355-6707, Tue-Fri, 9AM-4PM to schedule an appointment.,
Provides emergency food, clothing, financial and holiday assistance. SERVICES: 1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Pantry open Mon-Fri. Can be utilized once every 3 months. Appointment required.2) CLOTHING: Clothing available for the entire family. Can be utilized once every 3 months. Appointment required. May include personal care items. 3) CHILDREN'S/ INFANT SUPPLIES: Offers baby food, formula, diapers, and wipes, and other infant supplies. Call for availability. 4) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: When funds are available, assistance with rent/mortgage, utilities, temporary shelter, prescriptions, and burial expense. Call for appointment. 5) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2011:CLOSEDo THANKSGIVING: Food baskets provided for families with children living in the Waldorf/ White Plains area. Must call 301-645-1561 to sign up. Starting 10/19/2011.o CHRISTMAS: Connection Partner, sign up through local DSS office.o EASTER 2012: Call to sign up for baskets for children up 10, limited number closes 4/1/12.6) SCHOOL SUPPLIES 2012: Offers free school supplies/bookbags to Charles County Public School children, K-12. Call starting 7/17 to register. Must bring ID with current address and child's last report card. Distribution is 8/18. Will take names until list is full.7) DONATIONS: All items accepted, including clothing, shoes, toys, bedding, diapers, wipes, personal care items, school supplies, non-perishable food, house wares, etc. Large furniture may be accepted, donors must call office first to confirm.
Families with children under age 18, living in Charles County.
Agency provides a variety of services for low income individuals, families and older adults. It also owns a number housing developments and community facilities located in different communities throughout the county. SERVICES: 1) HOMELESS SERVICES: Provides shelter referrals for those who have been evicted. 2) SECTION 8 HOUSING: Provides rent subsidies through a federal program to enable families, elderly or disabled persons to locate decent housing at affordable prices. Eligible households must locate housing on their own. 3) RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM: Provides a monthly rental allowance for up to 6 months to homeless or low-income households with critical housing needs. 4) HOUSING LOANS: Offers counseling and loans for low-income, prospective homebuyers. Also offers rehabilitation loans for low-income homeowners. 5) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides one months rent or security deposit for those who are in jeopardy ofbeing evicted. Also offers financial assistance for utility turn-offs. 6) OHEP/MEAP: See separate entry in this catalog. 7) FOOD PANTRY: Provides a 2-3-day supply of food. Call for times and eligibility requirements. 8) HEAD START: See separate listing. 9) TRANSPORTATION: Runs public and medical transportation. Fare for public transportation ranges from $1.00-$4.00 per way. Medical transportation is free to anyone who is a Medicaid recipient. 10) SURPLUS FOOD: County site for the government surplus food commodities program that distributes free food to low-income residents several times per year. 11) DAY CARE: Day care is provided before and after school as well as during holidays, snow days and the summer to children ages 0-12. 12) COMMUNITY and ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Offers small business assistance loans. 13) TAX ASSISTANCE 2012: Free tax assistance offered to residence starting February 2nd-April 14th on Tuesdays and Thursdays,Noon-4PM; Wednesdays, 4-7PM; and Saturdays, 9AM-1PM. No appointment required. Must have a valid photo ID for self and spouse, social security numbers for everyone in household including children, any related tax documents including deductions and W2's for all jobs worked in 2009, as well as a copy of last years tax return. ,
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.
FOOD PANTRY: Provides a food pantry for anyone in need Sat, 9-11:30AM. For residents of 21236, 21234 and 21286. Non-perishable food items. Meats and produce sometimes available, as well as personal hygiene items Persons may access pantry once a month. Food and personal hygiene items are accepted.
OVERVIEW: Provides financial assistance and a food pantry for Baltimore city residents in the catchment area. - - SERVICES: - 1) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Offers financial assistance for legal evictions, prescriptions, and eyeglasses. Financial assistance available once every 6 months. Documents associated with need must be provided, including a picture ID, and proof of address. Out of funds for evictions, unsure when will have funds again. - - 2) FUEL FUND: Assists income-eligible persons who have a turn off notice or their service is off with a portion of the cost of heating bills or heating fuel. Individuals must apply for MEAP and OHEP first. Clients can only use the Fuel Fund once every 12 months. Services are available on a walk-in basis Mon and Thurs 9-11AM, if power is off a client can come in Tues and Wed, 10AM-1PM. No zip code restriction. - ELIGIBILITY EFFECTIVE: July 1, 2017-June 30, 2018 - GROSS INCOME - Monthly Annually - 1 $2,010.00 $24,120.00 - 2 $2,707.00 $32,480.00 - 3 $3,403.00 $40,840.00 - 4 $4,100.00 $49,200.00 - 5 $4,797.00 $57,560.00 - 6 $5,493.00 $65,920.00 - For each additional person, add $696 monthly and $8,360 annually. - - 3) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable and some perishable food items to individuals once every 30 days. Clients must provide a picture ID, proof of address for all adults in the household and Social Security cards for all children under 18. Also provides Farmers' Market coupons to individuals when available. - - 4) COMMUNITY JOB HUB AT GEDCO: - CLASSES: Provides free computer training classes from basic through advanced levels and can be accessed through any internet-based computer. Advanced courses allow individuals to possibly earn certifications, recognizing literacy skills associated with basic computer, and internet use. - - CAREER CONNECTION: Assists with resume preparation, job search, interview preparation, expanding job search techniques, and provides free computer classes. Also provides connection to academic resources, customized skill training, employer recruitment events, job alerts, and job fairs. - - *Crisis Intervention Fund Recipient*