Assistance

Services Provided: 

Crisis interventions, assessments & referrals; emergency petitions; anyone in crisis, i.e. situational crises; individuals with suicidal thoughts and/or plans; individuals with psychosis and/or delusions; family and marital conflicts; child/teen/elder issues; domestic violence; substance abuse; intellectual disabilities; links to mental health and substance abuse services; family education.

Can't provide service for transportation in MCT vehicles, shelter assistance for homeless persons without a mental illness.

888-407-8018
Services Provided: 

Provides clothing, emergency food, eviction prevention assistance, and utility assistance to those in need. Please have the following for assistance: photo ID, social security numbers for everyone in the household, proof of income, proof of address, and your lease. Administers the Rental Assistance Program for Caroline County.

Thrift Store open to the public. The Thrift Shop is open from 8:00am - 12:00pm every 1st Saturday of the month. The furniture barn with re-open in the spring. Donations of clothing and small household items accepted M-Fri. 8:30-4:30. Bins available for donations 24 hours a day. Accept donations of clothing, toys, household items, and books. Items must be in good condition.

Emergency Food Pantry Open: Tues., Thurs., Fri. 8:30 AM-11:30 AM; Wed. 6PM-7:30 PM (for established customers only)

The furniture barn will re-open in the spring.

Contact: 
Odette Boyce-Galvez, Barn Manager
410-634-1140
PO Box 996
Ridgely, MD 21660
Services Provided: 

The Arc of the Central Chesapeake Region is committed to providing superior programs and services to those with I/DD who are of any age and in any stage of their lives. From financial assistance to employment training; drop-in services to community homes; crisis intervention to educational advocacy, The Arc is committed to helping individuals with developmental disabilities live the most independent, productive life possible.

Contact: 
Linda Prochaska, Family Engagement & Navigation Coordinator
410-770-2327
Services Provided: 

Food Pantry is open for food distribution on Monday and Wednesday at 11am, Wednesday at 8pm, and the 3rd Thursday of the month at 11am. Affiliated with Maryland Food Bank, so the only criteria to receive assistance is that you are a Maryland resident.

Some rental and utility assistance.

443-243-5906
9058 Double Hills Rd
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Two Senior Centers in Caroline County provide a pleasant environment where older adults can socialize and participate in group activities, including recreation; education; physical fitness; arts and crafts; holiday events and fun and games. Both Senior Centers have computers with Internet access.

Contact: 
Mary Moran
410-479-2535
403 South 7th Street, Suite 127
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Provides subsidized home loans to very low and low income people for new and existing homes. Provides grants to very low income people age 62 or older and one percent interest loans for any very low income person who owns and occupies their home to complete home repairs that are needed to fix hazardous conditions for safety reasons. Applications available by mail, email or in the office.

Contact: 
Kathy Beisner, Acting State Director
1221 College Park Drive
Suite 200
Dover, DE 19904