Food Assistance

myMDTHINK

1-800-332-6347

311 West Saratoga Street Baltimore, MD 21201

A consumer portal provided by The Maryland Department of Health and Human Services connecting Maryland residents with public health and human services resources. Please visit myMDTHINK and connect with services to support children and caretakers, including Child Support and information on Foster Care and Adoption services with children; Programs that provide healthcare and assistance for those with disabilities; Maryland programs to assist those in unemployment or seeking skills training; Financial assistance programs to provide food and cash to those who qualify based on income and other factors; Services related to keeping children safe and performing background searches for those intending to work with children; Services to protect and care for elderly and vulnerable adults; and Programs that provide energy assistance and cash grants for housing and other emergencies.

tags: public health, child support, healthcare, disabilities, unemployment, skills training, financial services, protective services, elderly, energy assistance, emergency housing

Special Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

1-800-242-4WIC(942)

410-333-5683

201 W. Preston Street, 1st Floor Baltimore, Maryland 21201

WIC provides healthy supplemental foods, referrals to other programs, and support for pregnant women, new mothers, and children under the age of five.

tags: WIC, nutrition, women, infants, children

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally-funded, state-administered program to assist public and private nonprofit organizations in serving free, nutritious meals to children and teens during the summer months when school is not in session.

tags: SFSP, summer meals,

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

1-800-332-6347

311 West Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, known as the Food Supplement Program, or FSP, in Maryland) provides monthly assistance to low-income families to help them buy food and eat healthy. The program provides a monthly sum of money on an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card to be used, like a debit card, at authorized grocery stores and other food retailers.

tags: SNAP, EBT

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)

1-833-330-PEBT (1-833-330-7328)

311 West Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

The Maryland Department of Human Services in conjunction with the Maryland State Department of Education has secured approval from the USDA on its joint submission to operate a Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program.

P-EBT is intended to cover breakfast, lunch, and a snack for eligible children who would have received these meals at their school, for five days a week. The benefit for the 2020-2021 school year is valued at $6.82 per day for a full virtual month of enrollment or for a full hybrid month of enrollment.

tags: EBT, P-EBT, meals

Maryland Hunger Solutions

410-528-0021

410-554-3740

711 W. 40th Street, Suite 360 Baltimore, Maryland 21211

Maryland Hunger Solutions works to end hunger and improve the nutrition, health, and well-being of individuals, children and families in Maryland. Maryland Hunger Solutions works to overcome barriers and create self-sustaining connections between Maryland residents with federal and state nutrition programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (known as the Food Supplement Program in Maryland) and school meals programs.

tags: SNAP, EBT, P-EBT, WIC, SFSP, summer meals, summer food service program

Aaron’s Place #3 Food Pantry

443-243-5906

3439 Laurel Grove Road, Federalsburg, MD 21632

Food pantry is open every Wednesday from 4pm-6pm. Please call the number below for more information.

tags: pantry, pantries, bank, banks

Aaron’s Place #1 Food Pantry

443-243-5906

401 Aldersgate Drive, Denton, MD

Food pantry is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am-2pm, and Thursdays from 9am-1pm. Please call the number below for more information.

tags: pantries, pantry, bank, banks

Caroline County Department of Social Services-Family Investment Program

410-819-4500

410-819-4504

P.O. Box 400, Denton, MD 21629

To encourage people to be self-sufficient and provide them opportunities and support to achieve that goal.

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Service

Employment services (see Caroline County Career Center), Temporary Cash Assistance, Welfare Avoidance Grants, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children, Child Care Subsidy, Temporary Disability Assistance, Public Assistance to Adults, Food Supplement Program benefits, Medical Assistance, and Long Term Care Medical Assistance. There is a Burial Assistance program that helps qualified families with burial costs for loved ones. There is a Spanish interpreter available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 – 1:00 to assist in completing the application for the Food Supplement Program. Call for application procedure.

Eligibility

Eligibility requirements vary according to each program.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8 AM-5 PM

Fees

All services are free.

Areas Served

Caroline County

Ages Served

All ages

Giving Grace Food Pantry

410-829-3158

P. O. Box 153, Goldsboro, MD 21636

This food pantry opens at 8 am on the 2nd Saturday of every month. All who are truly in need are welcome to come and receive. For more information, please see our website. Blessing Box is a 24 hour Food Pantry Box located in front of the church. For more information or should food be needed prior to Food Distribution Day, call or text 410-829-3108 or 302-270-1948.

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Hours of Operation

2nd Saturday of each month from 8 am – 10 am

Area

Goldsboro

tags: pantry, pantries, bank, banks