Anne Arundel County has a variety of resources available for individuals and families struggling financially as a result of COVID-19 and its economic impacts:
Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation has launched the Excluded Worker Humanitarian Relief Program. County residents who are out of work due to COVID who are NOT receiving State unemployment benefits are eligible to receive a $500 Visa gift card. Apply HERE while resources are available.
Food insecurity is being addressed through our many nonprofit and faith-based partners, school nutrition programs, food pantries and Department of Aging and Disability initiatives. Call the Food Access Warm Line at 410-222-FOOD to speak with an intake specialist and be connected to the appropriate resource. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org. The line is staffed M-F, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Anne Arundel County’s Eviction Prevention Program provides help to income eligible renters in Anne Arundel County who cannot afford rent and/or utilities due to COVID-19 related job loss or reduction in hours. Read more about the program and eligibility requirements and complete an intake form HERE. Renters may also be eligible for a Maryland Renter’s Tax Credit. To view eligibility guidelines, click HERE. Applications are due October 1.st
FREE Foreclosure Prevention Counseling is available through ACDS. Read more about it HERE or call 410-222-7600 to speak to a counselor.
If you are living in a place not meant for human habitation (outside, in a car, etc.) or will need emergency shelter, please call (410) 417-7260 Monday-Friday during normal business hours to be screened. If you are in a crisis, reach out to the Crisis Response Community Warmline, which receives calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 410-768-5522.