Social Services

The Salvation Army of Central Maryland operates five family service centers to help meet the immediate and short-term needs of thousands of individuals throughout Central Maryland. Located in Baltimore City, and Carroll, Harford, Howard, and northern Anne Arundel counties, these service centers help families to meet their greatest need.

Family Service Centers

Baltimore City and Baltimore County 
814 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 783-2920

North Anne Arundel County
511 S. Crain Highway
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
(410) 768-0477

Howard County
3267 Pine Orchard Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(443) 656-3376

Carroll County
300 Hahn Road
Westminster, MD 21157
(410) 876-9358

Harford/Cecil County
300 Rear Seneca Ave
Havre De Grace, MD 21078
(410) 939-3535

Utility Assistance

Utility Assistance

Monetary assistance is provided to qualified applicants for utility-turn-off prevention and eviction assistance.

Clothing Assistance

Clothing Assistance

Walk-in and scheduled clients request and receive clean and suitable clothing items to meet their basic needs, such as warm clothes for winter months, infant and children’s clothing items, and diapers for infants and toddlers.

Food Baskets

Food Baskets

An onsite food pantry is stocked with nonperishable food and toiletry items. Walk ins and scheduled clients are eligible to receive items upon verification of identification and proof of housing with cooking facilities. (Applicable every 30 days).

Seasonal Assistance

Seasonal Assistance

Seasonal assistance is provided to low-income children and families throughout the year. This may take the form of backpacks and school supplies or gifts of clothing and toys for low-income children, or food cards or baskets to families and senior citizens.

Referral

Basic Referral Services

If direct assistance is unavailable, knowledgeable Salvation Army staff are provided with referral lists of other possible community resources for health, welfare, employment, housing, and other services.

Advocacy

Basic Advocacy Services

Case workers serve as advocates for individuals to ensure that each person is made aware of and receives the services to which s/he is entitled. The degree to which a client needs intervention and support is determined on a case-by-case basis.