Cecil County Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children
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Resource Details
Description

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides emergency cash assistance (grant) to families with children. Assists with utility cut-offs, eviction prevention (no security deposits) and burial assistance. Families or individual at risk of being homeless are provided with shelter referrals. Financial allowance  varies based on situations, income and assets, and may be used only once in a 24-month period.

Also provides funds to persons who have experienced an official disaster (hurricane, flood, fire). Children 18-21 must be enrolled full-time in school. For burial assistance, the person that passed away must have been receiving either TCA or SSI, and has a child. Families applying for benefits must provide  proof of need such as utility cut-off notice and proof of possible eviction.


Defined coverage areas:
Maryland - Cecil County
Physical Address 170 East Main 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 families with children. See notes.
Languages Offered Accommodations possible.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call for information.
Documents Required Call for information.
Normal Wait Times Varies.
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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, 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 Cecil County Dpt. of Social Services, Emergency Assist. to Families with Children
Elkton MD
21922-1160 United States
Fax Number 410-996-0364
Main 410-996-0100
Main Email Address nicole.meekins@maryland.gov
Main Contact Name Mary Klesius
Main Contact Title Supervisor
Main Contact Phone 410-996-0194
Main Contact Email Address mary.klesius@maryland.gov
Director or Senior Administrator Name Nicole Meekins
Director or Senior Administrator Title Assist. Dir of Services
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 410-996-0374
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address nicole.meekins@maryland.gov