Start here to find out what housing benefits you qualify for in the Port Penn, DE area. They'll guide you through the process of finding housing assistance, help you qualify, and assist you with the application process.
Anyone in need of inexpensive housing, rental assistance or utility payment assistance.
Provides assistance with finding affordable housing in the Port Penn, DE area. Contact them via their website and they will call you to assist you according to your personal needs and requirements. Sometimes they can find you a home to own for less than the cost of a rental. Just tell them your particular situation and they'll go to work helping you find a housing solution that's right for you.
Offers emergency assistance for food, clothing, and financial assistance with eviction prevention, security deposit, first month's rent, and rental assistance (as funding permits). SERVICES: 1) EMERGENCY FOOD: Emergency groceries are available to assist eligible Cecil County households. Households receiving food stamps are NOT eligible for food assistance. 2) THRIFT SHOP: Offers free clothing to area residents in need, when available. Call for information. 3) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to eligiblehouseholds for eviction,first month's rent and eviction prevention (as funding permits). 4) HOLIDAY FOOD ASSISTANCE 2012: Provides Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets to families in need. By application only. Call office for information. DONATIONS: Accepts monetary donations, food items, clothing and household goods for thrift shop.
Provides affordable housing economic opportunity and suitable living environment toeligible low and moderate income person and families living in Cecil County. Also offers housing counseling services for potential home buyers and provides information on adult education and job training courses.SERVICES:1) FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM: Helps persons to obtain resources for GED and adult education. Information and referrals are provided for job training and college courses.2) HOME OWNERSHIP (PRE-PURCHASED):Provides counseling for any resident that is interested in purchasing a home. Information workshops are offered on the thirdTuesday of eachmonth at 6PM. Potential buyers must attend the workshops and one on one counseling to get the counseling certificate required by most lending and grant programs.3) RENTAL SUBSIDY PRORAM: Provides rental assistance toincome eligible families, elderly and disabled persons afford a better place to live or assist with paying a portion of the monthly rent where the family is currently living. Household income must meet federal income guidelines.4) VETERANS AFFAIR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING: Assist veterans and their families find rental housing. Includes specific eligibility criteria and case management services from the V.A. Referrals accepted by Perry Point V.A. To obtain a referral for rental assistance, call Patricia Lane at 410-642-2411 EX 5506.
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Lutheran Community Services
2809 Baynard Blvd Wilmington, DE 19802 (302) 654-8886
Provides a food pantry and financial assistance to Cecil County residents.SERVICES:1) FOOD PANTRY: Operates a food pantry on Mon, Wed and Fri (morning hours only that varies). May access service once each month.2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance towards the last $50 for eviction prevention, utilities and prescription assistance. Proof of need, Social Security Card and Photo ID required. Call ahead to find out if funds are available.
Anyone in need.
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Ray of Hope Mission Center
960 Craigtown Rd Port Deposit, MD 21904 (410) 378-9800
Provides assistance to residents of Harford County. SERVICES: 1) FOOD CLOSET: Non-perishable food is provided to those in need by appointment only on Tues and Thur. Can only be utilized once per month..2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to persons with court-ordered evictions or utility cut-offs (MEAP eligible) when funds are available. Limited to once per year. 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; $6,930.003) EMERGENCY SHELTER: Lodging for one night is provided at a local motel for stranded travelers, homeless persons and evictees. Must go to Police Department after 4PM to apply for a voucher- NO GUARANTEE.4) COUNSELING: Provides Biblically-based counseling and budget counseling to youths and their families.5) YOUTH GROUP: During the school year, on Tues from 6-7:30PM, young people, ages 6 through 17, visit the Corps for a meeting, prayer, dinner, and arts and crafts. Transportation is provided.6) SUMMER CAMP: Provides a one-week camp program in Hedgesville, West Virginia at Camp Tomahawk, in July to approximately 20 youths, ages 6-12, from low income families. Youths are selected on a first come, first served basis. Applicants are encouraged to start calling as early as April. Transportation is provided to the camp.7) VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Provides Bible instruction, crafts and age-related activities for one week during the summer months at the Corps (ages 6-13). Transportation is provided free of charge. 8) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: CLOSEDWALK IN TO SIGN-UP SEPT 15-26.o CHRISTMAS: Offers gift cards and toys to anyone in need. Bring in threegift suggestions$30 or less for children 0-12. o THANKSGIVING: Must come in to sign up. Call before to check availability. MUST have ALL of the following required documentation:--Valid Maryland ID card --SS cards for all household members --Proof of all income sources (pay stubs/DSS/child support, food stamp letter)--Proof of expenses (current electric, gas, oil, water bills; car payment and insurance, etc)--Proof of residence (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 12 years and under --Must know the clothing & shoe sizes, and 3 specific gift suggestions for all children. 9) DONATIONS : Accepts new clothing, toiletries, gloves, coats, toys and food. Individuals residing in Harford County can have items picked up by calling 1-800-229-7156.
Closed noon-1PM for lunch.
Individuals and families in need living in Harford County.