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Air Force Aid Society

Interest-free loans and grants are for short term or one-time emergencies such as food, rent, and utilities.  We also help with car repair and emergency travel requirements. Each case, regardless…
afas@afas-hq.org
703-972-2650
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Army Emergency Relief

Army’s own emergency financial assistance organization and is dedicated to “Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own”. Provides financial assistance for Army spouses and dependent children…

866-878-6378
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Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund

A 501c3 Non-Profit, an active-duty, casualty assistance, recovery, transition and Veterans organization that provides financial support, beyond what the government and Veterans Affairs can offer,…
info@leadthewayfund.org
516-439-5268
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Catholic Charities Calvert County Family Center

Limited funds for emergency needs of low-income persons, including rent, mortgage, utility and prescription assistance. Food pantry…
GetHelp@CC-DC.org
410-535-0309, 410-257-1002
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Catholic Charities of Calvert County

Limited funds for emergency needs of low-income persons, including rent, mortgage, utility and prescription assistance.  …

410-535-0309, 410-257-1002
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Navy Marine Corps Relief Society

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society provides several programs and services to assist active duty and retired Sailors, Marines and their families in financial need including Quick Assist loans, funds…

800-654-8364
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Operation First Response

Family Assistance Program provides financial aid based on individual needs ranging from: rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, and travel expenses.  Last Mission Program provides…
info@operationfirstresponse.org
888-289-0280
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Operation One Voice

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the financial needs of the children and families of wounded and fallen Special Operations Forces. Programs include: …

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Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a United States government program that provides…

1-800-772-1213 , 1-800-866-5181 (General inquiries or appointments)
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Veterans of Foreign Wars Unmet Needs Program

Unmet Needs helps eligible service members and their families with unexpected expected expenses resulting from deployment or other military-related activity or injury. The program provides…

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Calvert Family Advocates

Financial assistance to prevent homelessness, further education, access medical care and support the elderly and veterans.

443-550-6917
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Child Care Subsidies

Child Care Scholarship Program

The Child Care Scholarship (CCS) (formerly known as Child Care Subsidy) Program…
CCSCentral2@maryland.gov
800-332-6347
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Clothing

Calvert County Commission for Women Clothes Closet

Used, low-cost clothing for business. the Commission is charged with improving opportunities for women and girls by: Promoting women's education and employment Being a voice…
calvertwomen@gmail.com
301-758-8465
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Solomons Mission Center - Solomons United Methodist

Solomons Mission Center is welcoming all who may need assistance with no requirements. Offering clothes to those in need as well as food and prepared meals.
solomonsmissioncenter@gmail.com
410-326-3278
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Financial Literacy

Calvert County Department of Social Services Public Financial Benefits Assistance

The Family Investment Division takes applications, completes thorough assessments, and determines eligibility for the following programs:  Medical Assistance, Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB…

443-550-6900
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Calvert County Financial Wellness, University of Maryland Extension

WELCOME TO CALVERT COUNTY EXTENSION! …
Tanders4@umd.edu
410-535-3662, 301-855-1150
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Jamaur Law Foundation

The Jamaur Law Foundation works hard to develop effective educational programming that connects with each age group. Our hope is to change the mindset of each student we reach regarding financial…
info@jamaurlawfoundation.org
724-544-3511
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Social Security Administration

Responsible for Social Security benefits, Medicare, and Supplemental Security Income.  Upon request will provide, free of charge,…

1-800-772-1213 , 1-888-866-5181 (General inquiries or appointments)
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Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living (SMCIL)

A non-profit organization that serves seniors and people with disabilities of all ages.  Can provide information and referral,…
info@smcil.org
301-884-4498
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U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Our core functions The CFPB was created to provide a single point of accountability for enforcing federal consumer financial laws and protecting consumers in the…

8554112372
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of Service Member Affairs

An official website of the U.S. government. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial…

855-411-2372
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Health and Medical Needs

Fisher House Foundation, Inc.

Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military & veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital. Homes are located at military and VA medical…

(888) 294-8560
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Navy Safe Harbor Foundation

Types of assistance includes but is not limited to:   Direct Support-living expenses, unexpected travel costs, childcare, and housing modifications.   Adaptive Athletics-travel,…

571-970-6369
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Senior Care Program

Individuals age 65 and over, who meet financial and medical qualifications may receive case management, financial assistance for…

410-535-4606, 301-855-1170
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Household Needs

Friends of Calvert County Seniors, Inc.

Private, non-profit charitable organization which may assist with providing services and assistance to income eligible seniors 60 plus of…

410-535-4606, 301-855-1170
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SMILE Ecumenical Ministry Thrift Store

The SMILE Thrift Store offers a wide variety of products generously donated by members of the local community.  At SMILE you can expect to find women's clothes, maternity wear, children's clothes…
Smileministriesinc@gmail.com
410-326-0009
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Housing

Community Ministry of Calvert County

A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emergency grants to people who need them in Calvert County. We provide assistance with rent and with utilities including electricity, gas, oil and…
communityministrycalco@gmail.com
410-414-8007 )
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Financial Assistance

LifeStyles provides financial assistance to support households who may be facing evictions, help with move-in costs, utility disconnections, and other gap-filling services.
info@lifestylesofmd.org
301-609-9900
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Maryland Accessible Homes for Seniors

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development offers a program for accessibility related improvements to the homes of seniors.…
DHCD.SpecialLoans@maryland.gov
301-429-7409, 1-800-735-2258 TTY/Relay
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Maryland Housing Rehabilitation Program

Mission: The Maryland Housing Rehabilitation Program aims to provide affordable funding to address critical health and safety issues and bring properties into an agreement with…
DHCD.SpecialLoans@maryland.gov
301-429-7409, 1-800-735-2258 TTY
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Military Warriors Support Foundation

Provides programs that offer specialized supportive services to our nation’s combat wounded heroes and gold star families. Programs focus on home and vehicle ownership, outdoor recreation, life…
info@militarywarriors.org
210-615-8973
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Scholarships and School Supplies

Air Force Association Scholarships

Scholarships help fund college tuition, flight school, dental school, Arnold Air Society and Silver Wings, and even full rides to certain universities for Airmen, Guardians, and their spouses and…

800-727-3337
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AMVETS Scholarships

Scholarships designed to fulfill a financial gap after all Federal/State grants and/or scholarships available to an eligible applicant have been exhausted. Scholarships offered for the…

301-459-9600
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Federal Student Aid

Offers scholarship information for military members and families; sponsored by the Department of Education

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Folds of Honor Education Scholarships

A 501(c)(3) non-profit that provides life-changing scholarships to the spouses and children of America’s fallen or disabled military and first responders. Applications accepted between February 1…

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Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

Scholarships for dependent children of Active Duty Service members who were killed or permanently disabled (100% VA rating).
tammy.voss@freedomalliance.org
1-800-475-6620
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Green Beret Foundation

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit. For Green Berets wounded or injured while deployed or in training, the foundations sends a $2,500 check and essential gear for a temporary hospital stay that is packed in a…

844-287-7133
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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

The nation's oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children. 501(c)(3) that has earned an Accredited Charity rating from the Better Business Bureau, 4/4 stars…

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Military Officers Association of America

he nation's largest and most influential membership organization of uniformed service officers and their surviving spouses. An independent, nonprofit, politically nonpartisan organization that…

800-234-6622
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Military Spouse Career Advancement Account Program (MyCAA)

A workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. No application fee. Offers remote learning, no-cost programs, professional…

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The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)

Membership organization which offers these benefits: Free subscription to quarterly magazine, The Voice. Delivery of our Weekly Washington Updates to your email box.…
treahq@trea.org
303-752-0660
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Veterans of Foreign Wars

Veteran membership and advocacy organization that offers a wide range of assistance programs aimed at helping veterans of every generation--free, professional help filing or appealing a VA claim,…

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Taxes

AARP Tax-Aide Program

Tax preparation by trained volunteers for persons aged 50+ with low to moderate income offered at all three senior centers.  There…

410-535-4606, 301-855-1170
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Homeowners’ Property Tax Credit

Offers tax credit for income eligible persons.  Filing deadline is September 1. Applications are available at senior centers in…

1-800-944-7403, 410-767-4433
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Maryland Office of the Comptroller

The Office of the Comptroller of Maryland stands at the ready to serve the taxpayers, vendors and tax professionals statewide.
taxhelp@marylandtaxes.gov
410-535-7576
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Tax Information for Veterans

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has launched a site titled "Information for Veterans".  The page is designed to provide timely federal tax-related information to…

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Renters’ Tax Credit

Small rebate available on rent paid for income eligible persons. Application deadline is September 1st.  Applications are…

1-800-944-7403
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Utilities

Federal Cell Phone Programs

To determine eligibility for these programs, contact the Office on Aging at 410-535-4604/301-855-1170.

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Home Energy Programs Office of Home Energy Program (OHEP)

SMTCCAC, Inc. is the local administering agency of Maryland State Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) for Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's County. …

410-535-1010/301-870-3770, Over 60: 410-535-4606/301-855-1170
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Southern MD Tri-County Community Action Committee - Energy and Fuel Assistance

We assist residents in paying their energy and bulk fuel bills.
OHEP@SMTCCAC.org
301-274-4444
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St. Katherine Drexel Conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society

Our services are provided by trained volunteers. Our volunteers provide all of our work free of charge.   St. Katherine Drexel Conference visits the needy and provides the following…
svdp@jesusdivineword.org
443-684-9261
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Washington Area Fuel Fund

With support from Washington Gas, the Washington Area Fuel Fund is administered by the local Salvation Army, providing assistance for all types of heating sources, including natural gas,…

(301) 638-9532
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