Connections: Children, Youth and Family Resources


Chapter 6-A: Clothing


Related Topics: Family Financial Assistance | Pregnancy Services for Young Parents


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211 Maryland
Dial 211; 1-800-492-0618 toll free throughout Maryland
TTY: dial Maryland Relay 711.)
Experienced staff members help callers explore their problems and connects them of the public, nonprofit and private community resources that can help with their situation. This service is free and confidential. Callers may remain anonymous. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Assistance Center of Towson Churches
120 West Pennsylvania Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204
Provides assistance to those in zip code areas bounded by zones 21210, 21212 and 21239 on the south, west to Falls Road, east to include all of 21234 and north to the state line.


Center for Pregnancy Concerns
442 Eastern Boulevard
Essex, Maryland 21221
410-391-3911 Confidential, free Helpline
Provides women facing an unplanned pregnancy with a variety of free services, including Hannah's Cupboard for maternity clothing, formula, diapers, layettes, clothing up to 4T.


Community Crisis Center
725 Main Street
Reisterstown, Maryland 21136
The Center provides career clothing. Those in need must visit the Center to complete a brief client-intake process. Must bring photo identification with current address; must reside within zip codes 21136, 21117 or 21071. Bring income verification in the form of SSI, SSDI, unemployment, paystub, child-support, food stamps, etc. 


Lutheran Mission Society - Essex Compassion Center
438 Eastern Boulevard
Essex, Maryland 21221
Clothing, food, furniture, housewares and prescription eyeglass vouchers are among the items available.


Perry Hall United Methodist Church
9515 Belair Road, Room 103
Baltimore, Maryland 21236
Thrift Shop with clothing, shoes, toys, some small household items is available. Open Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.. All are welcome. Prices are very low, minimal.  Located on ground floor of church, right off of parking lot.


Southwest Emergency Services
1201 Maple Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21227

Revised: July 19, 2016