Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children
http://dhs.maryland.gov/weathering-tough-times/emergency-assistance/
Resource Details
Alternate Name Baltimore City DSS, EAFC
Description COVID-19 Update: Telephone message states individuals can be seen in-person for disasters, utility turn off notices and customers who have waited longer than 10 days for renewal of their debit cards.

EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Assists low income families who are experiencing financial crisis.  Emergency grants are provided for disasters, utility bill turn-off notices (no water) and/or lack of heating fuel, burial assistance, foreclosures, eviction prevention, and security deposits.
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland
 
Hours of operation:
Mon: 8:30AM 5PM
Tue: 8:30AM 5PM
Wed: 8:30AM 5PM
Thu: 8:30AM 5PM
Fri: 8:30AM 5PM
Program
Eligibility Once every 24 months for families with children under the age of 21, and pregnant women. To qualify for burial assistance, individuals must receive TCA, TDAP, or SSI. For security deposits, families must have a qualifying emergency such as homelessness, eviction or the home is uninhabitable due to a fire/flood or other disaster. Excludes families living in public housing.Must meet income guidelines.
Languages Offered Interpreter services available upon request.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call for information or apply online.
Documents Required Proof of income and wages, assets, and need for all household members. Photo ID and SS cards for all household members. Proof of qualifying emergency. Call for more information.
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Contact Information
Phone Hot Line 800-332-6347
Baltimore City Customer Service Call Center 443-423-6400
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Sites offering this Program 2000 North Broadway
2919 East Biddle Street
500 North Hilton Street
18 Reedbird Avenue
5818 Reisterstown Road
2500 Pennsylvania Avenue