WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE
Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.
FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTERS TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
1029 E Baltimore St
Baltimore MD 21201
The Baltimore Station – Shelter
140 W West Street
Baltimore MD 21230
1112 Connolly Road
Fallston MD 21047
334 Barclay St
Salibury MD 21804
ADDITIONAL SHELTERS, PROGRAMS AND HOMELESS RESOURCES
Baltimore Health Care for the Homeless
Provides comprehensive health care services for homeless people in the Baltimore, Maryland area. The organization also promotes public education on the relationship between health and homelessness and the importance of developing policy which meets the health care needs of homeless people. Health Care for the Homeless’ home page includes information on the history of Health Care for the Homeless, the effects of homelessness on health and provides suggestions on how individuals can take action. 111 Park Avenue Baltimore, MD 21201 Phone: (410) 837-5533
Bethesda Cares has provided care for the homeless and the working poor of Montgomery County since 1988. Services provided include lunch, medical care, showers, toiletries, clothing, counseling, referrals, and a job search center. Bethesda Cares also offers eviction prevention grants and assistance with utility payments for those on the verge of homelessness. Bethesda, MD 20824 Phone: 301-907-9244
The Meeting Ground is a community and partnership which serves homeless families, women, and men. It was organized in 1982, and is located in Cecil County, Maryland. Emergency and transitional housing include: Clairvaux Farm – 21 Veazey Cove Rd., Earleville, MD 21919: A 20 acre residential facility with accommodations for 35 persons. There are residential buildings for families with children, women and men.
107 Delaware Ave., Elkton, MD 21921: A large 9 bedroom, 4 bathroom house, centrally located in town, with a capacity for 15 women with or without pre-school age children. “Loaves & Fishes” Meeting Ground publication. Member of the National Association of Street Newspapers. Phone: (410) 275-2936
FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING
1100 PEACH ORCHARD LN
BRUNSWICK, MD 21716-1231
1611 East Chase Street
BALTIMORE, MD 21213-3020
3915 Calloway AVE
BALTIMORE, MD 21215-6144
2400 LOYOLA NORTHWAY
BALTIMORE, MD 21215-6931
104 S. Amity Street
BALTIMORE, MD 21223
5515 Bowley lane
BALTIMORE, MD 21206-7071
1734 Guilford Ave
Baltimore, MD 21202-2806
217 E POTOMAC ST
BRUNSWICK, MD 21716
BOLTON HOUSE APTS
1100 BOLTON STREET
BALTIMORE, MD 21201
1000 A Heather Ridge DR
FREDERICK, MD 21702
BOND STREET APTS
906 N. Caroline Street 101
BALTIMORE, MD 21205
102-104 S MARKET ST
FREDERICK, MD 21701
Can’t find what you are looking for? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a National Customer Service Center that is staffed to answer questions about public housing availability in your state. For current information about subsidized public housing call them at: 1-800-955-2232.
TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – MARYLAND
TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families temporary financial assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: FIP (Family Investment Program) 1-800-332-6347
If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services.
FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES
Bowie Pantry Emergency 3120 Belair Drive Bowie, MD 20715, 301-262-6765
Westminster Rescue 658 Lucabaugh Mill Road Westminster, MD 21157, 410-848-2222
Healing Hunger Food Pantry 19210 Opessa St SE Oldtown, MD 21555, 301-478-5448
Hope Food Bank 6 Pershing St Cumberland, MD 21502, 301-722-8266
Helping Hungry People 7629 Spencer Rd Glen Burnie, MD 21060, 410 766-7690
Burwood Food Pantry 6652 Shelly Rd Glen Burnie, MD 21061, 410-222-6226
The Maryland food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program: Maryland Department of Human Resources 311 W. Saratoga St. Baltimore, MD 21201 Phone: (410) 767-7965.
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:
Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.
The Salvation Army: Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.
Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.