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Community: Homeless Services Street Card

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Street Card: Resources for Help for Baltimore County Homeless 2014

 

Created by the Baltimore County Public Library in cooperation with the Baltimore County Communities for the Homeless. BCCH is a network of volunteers formed to eliminate homelessness through education, government relations, advocacy and community development.  Contact Homeless Services Coordinator 410-887-2886.

 

This webpage is a duplicate of the paper version.

 

Employment

 

Agency

Hours and Phone Number

   

Community Assistance Network (CAN)
Help finding employment
7900 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore 21224 (Call main office.)

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
410-285-4674

   

Department of Economic Development, Baltimore County
Job skill training and search services

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

   

Workforce Development Centers

 
   

Central
11101 McCormick Road, Suite 102, Hunt Valley

410-887-7940

 

 

East
7930 Eastern Boulevard, Essex

410-288-9050

 

 

West
3637 Offut Road, Randallstown

410-887-8912

   

Food / Other Emergency Assistance

 

Agency

Hours and Phone Number

   

Assistance Center of Towson Churches
Food pantry and referrals. Help with BGE, eviction prevention, prescriptions (for residents of central area). Clothing. Holds mail.
120 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Towson

Monday-Friday
10 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
410-296-4855

   

Catonsville Emergency Food Ministries
Food pantry. Help with BGE, eviction prevention (for residents of Catonsville area).
25 Bloomsbury Avenue, Catonsville

Monday-Thursday
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
410-747-4357

   

Community Assistance Network (CAN)
Food pantry. Help with BGE, eviction prevention. Clothing. Furniture. (Countywide.)
7900 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore 21224 (Call main office.)

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
410-285-4674

   

Community Crisis Center
Food pantry. Help with BGE, eviction prevention (for residents of Reisterstown, Owings Mills and Glyndon).
725 Main Street, Reisterstown

Monday
5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
410-526-7111

   

Eastern Interfaith Outreach
Food pantry. (Essex and Middle River area)
155 Orville Road, Essex

Tuesday, Thursday
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
410-391-6181

   

Hereford Food Bank
Food pantry. Help with BGE, eviction prevention (for northern Baltimore County residents in 21120, 21111, 21152, 21053, 21155)
Grace for All Soup Kitchen
16931 York Road, Monkton

Tuesday, Thursday
1 p.m.-3 p. m.
Saturday
9 a.m.-11 a.m.
410-343-0660

   

Jewish Community Services
Emergency food. Help with BGE, eviction prevention (for residents of central area).
Main Office: 5750 Park Heights Avenue

Monday-Thursday
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
410-466-9200

   

Lazarus Caucus
Birth certificate, Social Security card, Maryland ID free.
Serving men of West Side shelter only.
Call for appointment

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9 a.m.-noon
410-707-3433

   

Southwest Emergency Services
Food pantry. Help with BGE, eviction prevention (for residents of 21227). Clothing for everyone.
1201 Maple Avenue, Arbutus

Monday-Friday
9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.,
(Summer: Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
410-247-8154

   

United Churches Assistance Network (UCAN)
Food pantry and clothing referrals, eviction prevention, help with BGE, prescriptions (for residents of northern area).

Monday and Friday
10 a.m.-2 p.m
Wednesday
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m..
410-628-2102

   

We Are Family
Food pantry. Help with BGE, eviction prevention, prescriptions (for residents of northwest area).
8615 Church Lane, Randallstown 21133

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
410-655-7125

   

Health

 

Agency

Hours and Phone Number

   

Baltimore County Health Department
Assistance and referrals
3rd floor, 6401 York Road, Towson

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m

   

Bureau of Behavioral Health
Mental health, substance abuse and tobacco preventions
Services include inpatient and outpatient alcohol and other drug treatment programs.

410-887-2731

   

Nursing Services

410-887-3740

   

Crisis Response System, Baltimore County
24-hour hotline for mental health assistance, suicide prevention and referrals.

24-hour hotline
410-931-2214

   

Mobile Crisis Team

10 a.m. -1 a.m.

   

Epoch Counseling Centers
Help for teens and adults with drug and alcohol abuse problems.

Monday-Thursday
9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
410-744-5937

   

Health Care for the Homeless-Baltimore City
Walk-in clinic. Medical care on site; vision and dental referrals. Mental health and addiction programs. Social workers.
421 Fallsway, Baltimore

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday
7:30 a.m.-noon
Saturday
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
410-837-5533

   

Health Care for the Homeless-Baltimore County
Adult and child medical care. Immunizations, GYN, HIV and pregnancy testing.
9100 Franklin Square Drive, Suite 204 (at Eastern Family Resource Center)
Call for appointment.

433-777-2300

   

Kolmac Clinic
Drugs and alcoholism outpatient addiction services.
6525 North Charles Street, Towson

Monday-Friday
8 a.m - 8 p.m.
410-296-2232

   

Medbank of Maryland of People's Community Health Center
Help obtaining low-cost medications (for low income and underinsured patients; allow 4-6 weeks for processing).

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
410-821-9262

   

Financial Support

 

Agency

Hours and Phone Number

   

Housing Office, Baltimore County
Rent subsidy programs.
Drumcastle Center, 1st floor
6401 York Road, Towson

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
410-853-8990

   

Social Security Administration
Information, referral and scheduling at the closest local Social Security Office for Social Security (SSA), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicare benefits.

Automated Service: 24 hr.
Representative: Monday-Friday
7 a.m.-7 p.m
1-800-772-1213

   

Social Services, Baltimore County
Information on closest office for intake for public assistance, medical assistance (MA), food stamps and shelter aid.

410-853-3000

   

Legal

 

Agency

Hours and Phone Number

   

Legal Aid
Legal assistance and information.
29 West Susquehanna Avenue, Suite 305, Towson

Monday-Friday
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
410-296-6705

   

Homeless Persons Representation Project
Free legal service to homeless and persons at risk of homelessness.

Monday-Friday
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
1-800-773-4340

   

Shelters

 

Agency

Hours and Phone Number

   

Shelter Referral

 
   

211 Maryland at United Way of Central Maryland
Information and referral on a variety of shelter sevices, overnight and longer, for men, women and families.

24-hour hotline: dial "211" or
410-685-0525

 

 

Social Services, Baltimore County
Information, assistance and referral for emergency shelter for homeless men, women and families.

Weekdays
410-853-3000, extension 2
Weekends and after hours
410-583-9398

   

East Side Family Shelter (next to Franklin Square Hospital in Eastern Family Resource Center building)
Bus lines #55, #35, #24, #4
For homeless families (anyone with children), couples and single women.
Day programs include GED, life skills, job training and recreational activities.
9100 Franklin Square Drive, Rosedale

Year round
Daily: 6 p.m

For Screening:
Weekdays
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
410-853-3000, extension 2 (for screening)
Weekends and after hours,
410-583-9398 (for screening)
 

   

Family Crisis Center
Temporary shelter for victims of family violence.

410-285-7496
24-hour hotline 410-828-6390

   

Sarah's Hope at Hannah More Shelter
Temporary shelter by referral for families.
Reisterstown

Year round
410-853-3000, extension 2 (screening)

   

Night of Peace
Temporary overnight shelter by referral for homeless families.
Randallstown and Woodlawn

Year round
410-853-3000, extension 2 (screening)

   

West Side Emergency Shelter
55 Wade Avenue
Bus line #35
Shuttle from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Wilkins and Leeds Avenue.
For homeless men.
Catonsville

Year round
410-853-3000, extension 2 (screening)

   

Other

 

Agency

Hours and Phone Number

 

Baltimore County Public Schools
Educational Support Services (Homeless liaison)

Monday-Friday
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
410-887-6485

   

Emergency Police, Fire, Ambulance

911

 

 

Mass Transit Administration

Monday-Friday
6 a.m.-7 p.m.
410-539-5000
Toll free: 1-866-RIDEMTA

   

Outreach / Day Center

 

Agency

Hours and Phone Number

   

Prologue Homeless Outreach
Street outreach, case management, hot meals, shower and laundry.

 
   

Main Office

Weekdays
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
410-653-6190

   

Outreach Center
609 Baltimore Avenue, Towson

Tuesday and Thursday
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
410-825-0198

 

For a paper copy or additional copies of the Street Card, visit a Baltimore County Public Library branch, or call 410-887-6196