Homeless Services: Street Card

 

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BCCH Street Card
 

Street Card: Resources for Help for Baltimore County Homeless 2017This webpage is an online version of the BCCH paper Street Card. It was created by the Baltimore County Communities for the Homeless (BCCH). BCCH is a network of volunteers formed to eliminate homelessness through education, government relations, advocacy and community development.
 

The print version of the Street Card [PDF] can be downloaded for printing but is originally intended to be printed on 11 x 17" stock and accordion folded. For a paper copy or for additional copies of the Street Card, call 410-887-7959 or 410-887-3317.
 

For additional information, you can also contact Baltimore County's Homeless Services Coordinator at 410-887-2886.
 

Shelter Info

 

Baltimore County Department of Social Services
 

  • 410-853-3000, ext.2
       Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     

  • 410-583-9398
       Saturday and Sunday: After 4:30 p.m.
     

Information, assistance and emergency shelter referral for homeless men, women and families.
 


Family Crisis Center
 

  • 410-285-7496
     

Temporary shelter for victims of family violence and human trafficking
 


TurnAround
 

  • 443-279-0379
     

Temporary shelter for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking
 

 

Employment

 

Community Assistance Network (CAN)
7900 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21224
 

  • 410-285-4674
       Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     

Assistance with finding employment
 


Baltimore County Department of Economic and Workforce Development
 

  • Central Region American Job Center: 410-887-7940
    11101 McCormick Rd., Suite 102, Hunt Valley, MD 21031
        Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     

  • East Region American Job Center: 410-288-9050
    7930 Eastern Blvd., Baltimore, MD, 21224
       Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     

  • West Region American Job Center:: 410-887-8912
     3637 Offutt Rd., Randallstown, MD 21133
       Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     

Job skills training and job search services
 

 

Financial Support

 

Social Security Administration
 

  • 1-800-772-1213
    Representative: Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Automated Service: 24 hours
     

Information, referral and scheduling at the closest local Social Security Office for Social Security (SSA), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicare benefits.

 


Baltimore County Department of Social Services
 

  • 410-853-3000
     

Information on closest office for intake for public assistance, medical assistance (MA), food stamps and shelter aid.
 

 

Legal

 

Legal Aid
29 West Susquehanna Avenue, Suite 305, Towson, MD 21204
 

  • 410-427-1800
    Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
     

Legal assistance and information.
 


Homeless Persons Representation Project
201 N. Charles Street #1104, Baltimore, MD 21201
 

  • 410-685-6589 or 1-800-773-4340
    Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
     

Free legal service to homeless and persons at risk of homelessness.

Other

 

Baltimore County Public Schools
 

  • 410-887-6485 or 443-809-6485
    Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
     

Educational Support Services (Homeless liaison)
 


Mass Transit Administration
 

  • 410-539-5000 or 1-866-RIDEMTA (Toll Free)
    Monday to Friday: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
     

 
 


Prologue Homeless Outreach (Outreach/Day Center)
 

  • Main Office
    410-653-6190
    Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
     

  • Outreach Center
    609 Baltimore Avenue, Towson
    410-653-6190
    Tuesday, Wednesday and  Thursday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Street outreach, case management, hot meals, shower and laundry.
 


 

 Call 211 for additional information or services that may be in your area/zip code

 

Food / Other Emergency Assistance

 

Assistance Center of Towson Churches
120 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Towson, MD 21204

  • 410-296-4855
    Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
     

Food pantry and referrals. Help with BGE, eviction prevention, prescriptions (for residents of central area). Clothing. Holds mail.


Catonsville Emergency Assistance
www.catonsvillehelp.org (Apply Online)
Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 

  • Main Office: 410-747-4357
     

  • Utilities: 443-636-8567
     

  • Eviction Prevention: 443-636-8185
     

Food pantry, BGE assistance, eviction prevention (for Catonsville residents)


Community Assistance Network (CAN)
7900 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21224
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 

  • 410-285-4674
     

Food pantry. Help with BGE, eviction prevention. Clothing. Furniture. (Countywide.)
 


Community Crisis Center
725 Main Street, Reisterstown, MD 21136
Monday: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
 

  • 410-526-7111
     

Food pantry, BGE assistance, eviction protection (for Reisterstown, Owings Mills, and Glyndon residents)
 


Eastern Interfaith Outreach
155 Orville Road, Essex, MD 21221
Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
 

  • 410-391-6181
     

Food pantry. (Essex and Middle River area)


Hereford Food Bank
Tuesday and Thursday: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
 

  • 410-343-0660
     

Food pantry. BGE assistance, eviction prevention (for northern Baltimore County residents in 21120, 21111, 21152, 21053, 21155, 21161)
 


Jewish Community Services
Main Office: 5750 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21215
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 

  • 410-466-9200
     

Emergency food. Help with BGE, eviction prevention (for residents of central area.)
 


Lazarus Caucus
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
 

  • 410-707-3433
     

Birth certificate, Social Security card, free Maryland ID (for men of West Side shelter only.
Call for appointment.
 


Southwest Emergency Services
1201 Maple Avenue, Halethorpe, MD 21227
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Summer: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
 

  • 410-247-8154
     

Food pantry, BGE assistance, eviction prevention (for residents of 21227) and clothing for all
 


 

United Churches Assistance Network (UCAN)
Monday and Friday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
 

  • 410-628-2102
     

Food pantry, clothing referrals, eviction prevention, BGE assistance, prescriptions (for residents of northern area)
 


 

We Are Family
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m
 

  • 410-655-7125
     

Food pantry
 

 

Health

 

Baltimore County Health Department
3rd floor, 6401 York Road, Towson, MD 21204
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

  • Bureau of Behavioral Health
    410-887-2731
     

  • Nursing Services
    410-887-3740
     

Assistance and referrals

 

 

 

Mental health, substance abuse and tobacco preventions. Services include inpatient and outpatient alcohol and other drug treatment programs.
 


Crisis Response System, Baltimore County
 

  • 24-Hour Hotline: 410-931-2214
     

  • Mobile Crisis Team: 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.
     

24-hour hotline for mental health assistance, suicide prevention and referrals.
 


Epoch Counseling Centers
Monday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 

  • 410-744-5937
     

Help for teens and adults with drug and alcohol abuse problems.
 


Health Care for the Homeless-Baltimore City
www.hchmd.org
421 Fallsway, Baltimore, MD 21202
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to noon
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 

  • 410-837-5533
     

Walk-in clinic. Medical care on site; vision and dental referrals. Mental health and addiction programs. Social workers.
 


Health Care for the Homeless-Baltimore County
9100 Franklin Square Drive, Suite 204, Rosedale, MD 21237 (at Eastern Family Resource Center)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
 

  • 443-777-2300
     

Adult and child medical care. Immunizations, GYN, HIV and pregnancy testing. Call for appointment.
 


Kolmac Out Patient Recovery Center
6525 North Charles Street, Towson, MD 21204
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
 

  • 410-296-2232
     

Drugs and alcoholism outpatient addiction services.
 

 

 

 

 


Revised: August 10, 2017