Local Assistance

For those in need of immediate housing or unable to enter the Habitat Chesapeake housing program, there are other community organizations that may be able to provide assistance to those in need throughout Central Maryland.


Managed by the United Way of Central Maryland, this is a comprehensive referral line with links to over 4,000 health and human service programs throughout Maryland.

Dial 211, or 1-800-492-0618, for assistance 24 hours, 7 days a week (phone)
info@211md.org (email)

Baltimore Rescue Mission

4 N. Central Avenue
P. O. Box 735
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-342-2533 (phone)
410-637-1911 (fax)

Family Investment Centers in Baltimore City

Provides direct assistance or referrals for job development and support services, transitional housing, housing assistance, food stamps, Temporary Cash Assistance, and emergency assistance to families with children and child care programs. Call the Main Office for your zoned center.

410-361-4600 (phone)

St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center

Services provided include Homeownership Counseling, Homesharing, Default Mortgage Counseling, Various Legal Services, Property Rehabilitation, and Development

321 E. 25th Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
410-366-8550 (phone)

The Women’s Housing Coalition

Women's Housing Coalition is dedicated to breaking the cycle of homelessness by increasing the quantity and quality of affordable housing and by fostering the economic and social independence of homeless and low-income women and their families

119 E. 25th Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
410-235-5782 (phone)
410-235-9460 (fax)

Marian House

A transitional and supportive housing program, Marian House is located in the Better Waverly neighborhood of Baltimore City. They serve homeless women who have suffered through poverty, addiction, abuse, mental illness, or incarceration.

949 Gorsuch Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21218
410-467-4121 (phone)

Sarah's House

Sarah's House is an emergency shelter and transitional housing program serving women, children, and men who are homeless.

2015 20th St.
Ft. Meade, MD 20755
410-551-7722 (phone)

Arundel House of Hope

Serves homeless men and women throughout Anne Arundel County, Maryland empowering individuals to seize opportunity for change and assisting with the integration from homelessness to independence.

514 N. Crain Highway, Suite K
Glen Burnie MD 21061
410-863-4888 (phone)
410-863-7235 (fax)

Hope House

Hope House is a residential drug/alcohol treatment facility for adult men and women over the age of 18. Hope House encompasses three levels of care; inpatient detoxification on a limited basis; intermediate or short-term treatment and extended or long-term treatment.

26 Marbury Drive
Crownsville, MD, 21032
410-923-6700 (phone)

Anne Arundel County Food Bank

The Anne Arundel County Food Bank is a free resource bank that gives away food and donated "gently used" appliances, furniture, medical equipment baby items, clothing, cars and other items that will help a needy family make a home and a better way of life.

410-923-4255 (phone)