Community Resources

    • Need Counseling, Homeless Shelter – Grassroots.
    • Need Cash Assistance, Food Stamps, Medical Assistance – Department of Social Services.
    • Need Individual and Family Counseling – Family & Children’s Services.
    • Need Counseling, Shelter, Legal Assistance because of domestic violence – HopeWorks(formerly the Domestic Violence Center).
    • Need assistance with language and customs – FIRN.
    • Need assistance with legal services Legal Aid Bureau.
    • Need assistance with job searches, creating new resumes and accessing the Columbia Workforce Center Howard County Workforce Development.
    • Need assistance with buying healthy supplemental foods for pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children under age 5 WIC.
    • Need assistance with developmental screenings for children ages 0-5, parenting skills, child development, and age-appropriate school readiness activities PAT.
    • Need general assistance – Christ Church Link.
    • Need household goods or clothing – Christian Women’s Thrift Shop (410)465-1060
    • Need a backpack. They are available free for children eligible for free or reduced meals – See a guidance counselor at any school in the Howard County Public School System.
    • Looking for services for older adults and younger persons 18 years and older with disabilities, caregivers, and professionals? – Take a look at information and resource assistance service of the Office on Aging’s Maryland Access Point (MAP).
    • Looking for community resources for children, adolescents and families?  –Howard County Office of Children’s Services.
    • Need drug and rehab services in MarylandDrugRehab.com