MARYLAND – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

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

Helping Up Mission – Shelter

1029 E Baltimore St

Baltimore MD 21201

410-675-7500

The Baltimore Station – Shelter

140 W West Street

Baltimore MD 21230

410-752-4454

 

Tabatha’s House

1112 Connolly Road

Fallston MD 21047

410-877-9730

Christian Shelter Inc

334 Barclay St

Salibury MD 21804

410-749-5673

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
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

Meeting Ground
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.

Wayfarers’ House
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 

BRUNSWICK HOUSE

1100 PEACH ORCHARD LN

BRUNSWICK, MD 21716-1231

301-834-7700

CLAY COURTS

1611 East Chase Street

BALTIMORE, MD 21213-3020

410-6756373

 

ABUNDANT LIFE TOWERS

3915 Calloway AVE

BALTIMORE, MD 21215-6144

410-3675433

GREENSPRING OVERLOOK

2400 LOYOLA NORTHWAY

BALTIMORE, MD 21215-6931

410-664-3383

 

AMITY RAMBLE APARTMENTS

104 S. Amity Street

BALTIMORE, MD 21223

410-234-8970

LORELLY APTS

5515 Bowley lane

BALTIMORE, MD 21206-7071

410-485-1167

 

BARCLAY GREENMOUNT

1734 Guilford Ave

Baltimore, MD 21202-2806

410-837-0930

IRISH MEADOWS

217 E POTOMAC ST

BRUNSWICK, MD 21716

301-662-0099

 

BOLTON HOUSE APTS

1100 BOLTON STREET

BALTIMORE, MD 21201

410-728-3100

COUNTRY HILL APTS

1000 A Heather Ridge DR

FREDERICK, MD 21702

301 694-0355

 

BOND STREET APTS

906 N. Caroline Street 101

BALTIMORE, MD 21205

410-327-0480

FREDERICK REHAB

102-104 S MARKET ST

FREDERICK, MD 21701

301-694-1443

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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

MARYLAND LEGAL AID

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

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) – MARYLAND

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.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

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