Offers housing assistance through a Homebuyers Club, HPAP and Housing Counseling programs Also provides business, economic and workforce development programs Specializes in assessment, job development and placement, education and vocational skills training, and job retention monitoring Offers emergency food to Ward 7 residents by referral.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Residents of ward 7 only
District of Columbia County
2100 Washington Blvd Arlington, VA 22204 (703) 558-0035
The mission of AMEN is to provide emergency financial assistance to Arlington residents who are in crisis and unable to pay their bills.
AMEN has five distinct programs:1) Emergency Financial Assistance, 2)Dress for Work Success, 3),EnergyShare 4)Carter-Jenkinson Homelessness Prevention, and 5) Security Deposit Loan for Section 8 Housing. They assist approximately 2500 clients each year.
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United Communities Against Poverty, Inc. (UCAP)
1400 Doewood Ln Capitol Heights, MD 20743 (301) 322-5700
*Crisis Intervention Fund Recipient - - OVERVIEW: Provides Housing Counseling, Financial Services, Food Pantry assistance, First-time Home Buyers Program, Seniors Program and Neighborhood Development (Rehab Homes). - - SERVICES: - 1) HOUSING SERVICES: Counsels applicants on budgeting and money management. Will also intervene with creditors to help applicants restructure their monthly debt repayment. Assists with first month's rent and emergency delinquent rental and mortgage assistance. - - 2) EMERGENCY SERVICES: Provides a 1 time per year emergency rent grant of up to $1000 to those facing a court-ordered eviction (will not assist with subsidized housing). Individuals must provide information in regards to a hardship and proof that their income will be able to sustain them after assistance. Also provides up to 3 days of emergency food, every 90 days to individuals and families, and refers applicants to the Housing Services counseling programs for training in budgeting and debt restructuring. - - 3) COMMUNITY ADVOCACY: Lobbies for legislation to improve services to the poor and remove barriers of economically-based discrimination. Also supports community initiatives that enhance living conditions in the County. - - 4) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food items and occasionally offers perishable food. Appointment required. - - 5) SENIOR PROGRAM: Provides activities for seniors. - - 6) FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS PROGRAM: Provides home ownership education for first time home buyers. - - 7) NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT: Assists in stabilizing communities that suffer from foreclosures, abandonment and vacant homes. Provides green, affordable, healthy energy-efficient homes for low-to-moderate income homeowners. - - 8) SHEPHERD'S COVE EMERGENCY SHELTER: Provides Emergency Shelter for women and children in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The 100–bed emergency facility is a clean, safe and supportive environment operated by caring professionals. Individuals interested in gaining admittance in the shelter must contact the Prince George's County Homeless Hotline at 1-888-731-0999. Shelter residents will be eligible for three balanced and nutritious meals every day, free fully–equipped day care (for children 6 weeks – 5 years old), after–school program (for children 5 – 12 year old), permanent & transitional housing assistance, education & employment services, transportation assistance, assistance with medical needs and substance abuse support.
Eligibility requirements for specific programs vary based on funding. Emergency Services are extremely limited and only open to individuals who are currently employed, clients must call for complete eligibility requirements.
OVERVIEW: Offers a food pantry and clothing closet to Prince George's residents in need. - - SERVICES: - 1) FOOD PANTRY: Offers a food pantry, by appointment only, on Wed & Fri, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM. Call any day of the week to set up an appointment for these times. Must have photo ID. - - 2) CLOTHING CLOSET: Offers a clothing closet that has (but is not limited to) children's clothing and interview clothing, by appointment only, on Wed & Fri, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM. Call any day of the week to set up an appointment for these times. Must have photo ID.