Housing

Life Crisis Center HOTLINE

410-749-HELP

Provides counseling for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault, suicide prevention, support groups, emergency shelter, shelter referral, medical care, and assistance with the process of prosecution.

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Martin’s House and Barn

410-634-2537

410-630-3750

14374 Benedictine Lane, Ridgely, MD 21660

Founded in 1983 as St. Martin’s Barn by the Benedictine Sisters of Ridgely, MD, Martin’s House & Barn provides a safety net for individuals and families needing special support during difficult times in their lives. They not only provide essential shelter, food, and clothing to those in need but also help clients find resources to overcome barriers to self-sufficiency. They offer a family shelter, an emergency food pantry, a thrift shop, and homelessness prevention services.

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Martin’s Barn operates every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30-11:30am, and every Wednesday from 6pm-7:30pm. The food pantry is currently operating as a drive through process due to COVID. Proof of address and income are generally required, but rules may be relaxed due to COVID.

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Affordable Housing (Main Street Housing)

410-540-9067 x17

410-540-9024

This program does not provide emergency housing. This is permanent affordable housing for tenants that are eligible for independent community living. Intake and placement require matching the tenant to the proper living situation based on available openings. Please call for more information.

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Salvation Army Emergency Shelter

410-228-2442

200 Washington Street, Cambridge, MD 21613

Emergency shelter for individuals and families.

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Hours of Operation

Office Hours Mon-Fri 9am-3pm, Shelter Hours 7pm-7am daily

HALO Emergency Shelter

410-742-9356

119 South Boulevard, Salisbury, MD 21801

Emergency Shelters, Resource & Respite Center for men, women, and children.

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Christian Shelter, Inc Emergency Shelter

410-749-5673

334 Barclay Street, Salisbury, MD 21801

Christian Shelter is a temporary, emergency shelter providing safe housing and meals and for men, women and children who are homeless.

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Cecil County Men’s Shelter

410-392-8066

PO Box 808, Elkton, MD 21921

Emergency shelter for men only.

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Eligibility

Men only.

Ridgeway House Emergency Shelter

410-822-5015 or 410-820-7013

120 N Aurora St, Easton, MD 21601

Six bed facility (serves 3 men, 3 women) with sheltering and case management available.

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Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri 4pm-8am, Sat & Sun open 24 hours

Maryland WholeHome

1-800-638-7781

7800 Harkins Road, Lanham, MD 20706

The Maryland WholeHome Program can help you make valuable repairs and enhancements to your home that can lower your family’s monthly utility bills and improve your quality of life.Maryland WholeHome grants and loans can be used to upgrade to energy efficient appliances, repair or replace heating and cooling systems, replace insulation, add accessibility features for seniors or those with special needs, remove lead paint, upgrade plumbing, and address structural and maintenance issues. With low-interest rate loans and grants, having a healthier home that saves money is easier than ever.We offer a range of programs that help homeowners maintain safe, comfortable and accessible homes for their families. These programs help Maryland homeowners invest in affordable improvements that can help save money on heating and cooling costs, enhance livability for senior residents and those with special needs, and make repairs to meet building codes for safer living.Loans and grants are based on what type of work is needed, as well as household income and ability to repay. The maximum interest rate is 4% and may be as low as zero,payments may be deferred, and there is no application fee.

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