Assistance

Services Provided: 

The facility offers two levels of care to meet the needs of residents. Some of the services include medication management, laundry and linen service, assistance with activities of daily living, three meals per day in the dining room, activity programs, private rooms with bath and handicapped accessible shower, free WiFi throughout the building, and a quick-call response team. Has volunteer opportunities.

Contact: 
Sandra Breaman, Assisted Living Manager
410-479-2371
701 South 5th Street
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Food pantry for people in need of food assistance. Families are required to show proof of income (paystubs) and of residence (utility bill). Open the 2nd Saturday of every month from 8:30 -10:30 am. Drop-off sites to donate to the pantry are Connie's Cut Above in Goldsboro, Anita's Hair House in Henderson, and most north county area churches. If you would like to help at the food pantry we would ask that you be at the church by 7:30am to help setup and get ready.

Contact: 
Tammy Lofland
410-924-6273
P. O. Box 153
Goldsboro, MD 21636
Services Provided: 

The Lions Club sponsors a Vision Program that helps to pay for eye screening and glasses for needy people in Greensboro. Call or write for an application. Also sponsors a little league team, a soccer team, organizes the Little Miss Greensboro contest, sporting clay tournaments, an Easter egg hunt and games for families on the 4th of July at Bilbrough Park in Greensboro. The Club has two planned chicken barbecues every year, plus other events and they donate money to Lions Vision research and other charities. We are proud to serve the community by providing eye exams and glasses to those in need. We also provide a Ball Park which has a Softball field, Little League Field, Horse Shoe Pits and a Pavilion for the use of the community.

Contact: 
Joseph Wood, Sr.,
PO Box 429
Greensboro, MD 21639
Services Provided: 

Held at and sponsored by the Denton Church of Free Seventh-day Adventists, the Food Give Away serves Caroline County residents who are in dire need of food. Please be considerate of others. Please bring proof of residence. Come while supplies last. First come first serve.

Contact: 
Tina Coursey
410-479-4708
Services Provided: 

His Hope Haven accepts single men and women, as well as family groups, as guests. Potential guests MUST be referred through the Caroline County Dept. of Social Services. The shelter opens at 5:30 PM and guests are provided with dinner, breakfast the next morning, and a packed lunch. Shower facilities are available. Guests leave at 7 AM each morning. Guests without transportation are driven into Denton, and picked up there later. Volunteers accepted and donations appreciated.

Contact: 
Brian Gourley, Executive Director
410-963-3594
409 Aldersgate Dr.
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Provides assistance to single family homeowners/rental property residents in Caroline and Kent Counties (under Maryland Dept of Housing and Community Development) to obtain grants and loans to repair their homes. The grants and loans can be used for exterior and interior deficiencies including, but not limited to plumbing, wells and sewer, weatherization and energy conservation and correction of lead-based paint violations. Also provides free financial and budget counseling to help clients qualify for these state funds. A Special Loan program application can be found on their website. Operates several multi-family and senior rental properties on Delmarva. RIGHT NOW WE ARE NOT ADMINISTERING THIS PROGRAM, WE WILL BE PICKING IT UP AGAIN SOON. I DO HAVE THIS CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE NEW PERSON AND THE PUBLIC CAN STILL REACH OUT TO ME FOR THAT INFORMATION.

Contact: 
Christine Collison, Deputy Director
410-479-3000
103 Gay Street
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Find services that help with home delivered meals, home modifications, chronic disease self-management, caregiver support, transportation, energy assistance, shopping, chores or personal assistance. Finds community services to avoid nursing home. Creates a plan for long term care.

1-844-627-5465 toll free or 410-778-6000 local office
Services Provided: 

Please go to the 300 Market Street, Denton location of social services and ask about the Free Phone Program at the front desk.

800-332-6347
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Provides free in person assistance for navigating the Maryland Healthcare Exchange during the open enrollment dates - November 1 - January 31. They can help you compare plans or review or renew a plan you already have.

Contact: 
Tameka Lee, Caroline County Navigator
443-515-0114
Services Provided: 

MRDC Head Start offers comprehensive services to low income families including early childhood education, nutrition, health and social services, and encourages strong parental involvement. HUD certified staff provides counseling and assistance in landlord/tenant relations and eviction prevention, foreclosure prevention, and loss mitigation. First-time homebuyer counseling is available to low income households seeking to improve their housing conditions. The Circuit Rider Program helps small communities receive direct and technical assistance in personnel administration, grant preparation, & administration and overall administrative oversight.

A meeting room is available at no cost to free meetings that are open to the public with a capacity of 45-50 people. Call 410-482-2585 ext. 210 for more information.

For the Head Start classrooms, dial 410-482-2585. There is also a Head Start office in Federalsburg at 26245 Williamsburg Rd, Federalsburg, MD 21632, Phone Number 410-754-3453.

410 482-2585
P.O. Box 739
Greensboro, MD 21639