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211 Maryland

211 Maryland is a statewide nonprofit resource that connects residents to health and human resources through the telephone, Internet, and text message. It is also a resource for government officials to make information available to Marylanders in the event of natural disasters or man-made incidents and a way for Marylanders to connect with opportunities to offer help to others. Includes:

  • Aging and Disability
  • Children and Families
  • COVID-19
  • Domestic Violence
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Mental Health
  • Utility Assistance

Address: 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 334, Columbia, MD 21046

Maryland Department of Human Services

The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state’s primary social service provider, serving over one million people annually. The Department, through its 24 local departments of social services, aggressively pursues opportunities to assist people in economic need, provide preventive services, and protect vulnerable children and adults in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City. Below is a list of types of financial assistance available through this link.

  • Burial Assistance
  • Child Care Scholarship (CCS)
  • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Energy/Water Assistance
  • Homelessness Prevention Program
  • Medical Assistance
  • Pandemic-EBT Program
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Temporary Cash Assistance
  • Temporary Disability Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Water Assistance
  • Weathering Tough Times

Site for application forms

Maryland State Online Services Directory

Baltimore City

Baltimore City Health Department
Resource list of all Baltimore City Services
(general not specifically for the underserved community/individual)
Homeless Services in Baltimore City
Health Care for the Homeless
Resource list for Seniors
(Baltimore County and Baltimore City)
Note: Although it is primarily for seniors, this resource is comprehensive.