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State and Community Resources

Maryland Department of Health (MDH):   Provides wide overview of Information, options and services regarding Medical Insurance and Medical Waiver Services provided to Individuals. (410)767-6500, or 1(877)-463-3464, 201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201;   Website

programs include:

  • Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP): Medical Assistance for children
  • Employed Individuals and Disabilities (EID): For individuals who work and do not meet regular MA guidelines. Maryland Primary Adult Care Program (PAC) provides pharmacy /basic health services.
  • Community Personal Care Assistance (CPAS):  Assists with nurse monitoring/supports in the home.
  • Community First Choice (CFC): Provides community services/supports to older adults and people with disabilities who live in their own homes. Contact (410) 767-1739.
  • Community Options Waiver: Provides community services/supports and must meet a nursing facility level of care. Call (410) 767-1739 or the Waiver Services Registry at 1 (844) 627-5465.

Maryland Department of Human Resources: Provides links to link to applying to Department of Social Services, food stamps, temporary cash assistance, Medical Assistance, etc.

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Medical Assistance:  Apply at Website, by phone 1(855) 642-8572, or by applying at your local Health Department or Department of Social Services Agency in your County.

Social Security Administration:  Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), Social Security Income (SSI), Retirement benefits; 1(800) 772-1213,  Website

Maryland Access Point: Service that connects people to health and support services throughout Maryland.1-844-627-5465; Website

MARYLAND COMMUNITY SERVICES LOCATOR (MDCSL): Provides links to local Department of Social services (DSS) for: Applying for food stamps, Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), Medical Assistance, BGE Assistance and many more resources; Website;

Also includes:

  • 2-1-1 Maryland: Provides connection to health and human services resource in community. 24 hours a day/7 days a week; Phone: 211; Website

HOUSING

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development: Programs include:  Housing Choice Program (Section 8) & Home Ownership for Individuals with Disabilities (HIDP). (301) 429-7751; Website

 

Maryland Housing Search: For locating affordable rental housing; Website

 

US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development: Rental Housing/Rental Assistance /Subsidized Apartments Website

FUTURE PLANNING/GUARDIANSHIP

Maryland Healthcare Decision MakingWebsite

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE (Call 911 in the event of an emergency)

MD Crisis Hotline: 1 (800) 422-0009

Maryland Advanced Directives, http://www.marylandattorneygeneral.gov/Health%20Policy%20Documents/adirective.pdf.