Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Temporary Cash Assistance
http://dhs.maryland.gov/weathering-tough-times/temporary-cash-assistance/
Resource Details
Alternate Name Baltimore City DSS, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)
Description FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides a time-limited cash assistance program for families; also offers supportive services to assist the family in regaining financial independence. Alternatives to cash assistance will be assessed for each family. Participants are required to engage in a work program from the date of the first application interview. Lifetime receipt of TCA is limited to 60 months, except for children living with relatives other than their parents and households that have a verified hardship. Also assists with burial assistance.
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 Parents (including those caring for relative children), ages 18 and older. Must be in compliance with Office of Child Support and substance abuse policies.
Languages Offered Language Line.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call for information.
Documents Required Call for information.
Normal Wait Times 30 days to process applications, if all forms, documents, etc. are not submitted in that time frame the application will be denied and the applicant will have to re-apply.
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Contact Information
Customer Service Call Center 443-423-6400
Main Contact Title Customer Service Call Center
Main Contact Phone 443-423-6400
Director or Senior Administrator Name
Director or Senior Administrator Title
Director or Senior Administrator Phone
Sites offering this Program 18 Reedbird Avenue
2000 North Broadway
2500 Pennsylvania Avenue
2919 East Biddle Street
500 North Hilton Street
5818 Reisterstown Road