Cecil County Department of Social Services Help Center
www.cecildss.org
Resource Details
Description OVERVIEW: Offers emergency assistance for food, clothing, and financial assistance with rent.

SERVICES:
1) THRIFT SHOP: Offers free clothing to area residents in need, when available. Call for information.

2) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides financial assistance to eligible households with first month's rent and eviction prevention, must have court ordered eviction notice.

3) HOLIDAY FOOD ASSISTANCE 2014: (NOT OFFERED) Provides Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets to families in need. Must appy at intake services and may receive a referral for assistance.

DONATIONS: Accepts monetary donations, food items, clothing and household goods for thrift shop.

Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Cecil County
Physical Address 135 East High Street
Elkton MD
21921 United States
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Hours of operation:
Mon: 8AM 4:30PM
Tue: 8AM 4:30PM
Wed: 8AM 4:30PM
Thu: 8AM 4:30PM
Fri: 8AM 4:30PM
Disabilities Access Yes.
Program
Eligibility Low income residents.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Accepts referrals from DSS Case Workers and self-referrals.
Documents Required Must provide proof of need for financial assistance, household income, Valid ID and social security cards for all members in the home and proof of need.
Volunteer Requirements 18 and older.
Volunteer Duties Assist with sorting donations, preparing food referrals, receptionist, and driver.
Programs at this agency Cecil County Department of Social Services, Domestic Violence Rape Crisis Program
Rental Allowance Program, Cecil County
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Adoption
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Office of Home Energy Programs
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Adult Protective Services
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Child Protective Services
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Child Support Enforcement
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Purchase of Care
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Foster Care for Children & Licensing
Cecil County Department of Social Services, In-Home Aide Services
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Intensive Family Services
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Social Services to Adults
Cecil County Department of Social Services, Temporary Disability Assistance Program


Contact Information
Mailing Address PO Box 1160
Elkton MD
21922 United States
Fax Number 410-996-0696
Main 410-996-0260
Main Email Address gcrockett@dhr.state.md.us
Main Contact Name Geraldine Crockett
Main Contact Title Volunteer Coordinator
Main Contact Phone 410-996-0242
Main Contact Email Address gcrocket@dhr.state.md.us
Director or Senior Administrator Name Diana Klusak
Director or Senior Administrator Title Human Service Coordinator
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 410-996-0250
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address dklusak@dhr.state.md.us


 


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