Calvert Family Advocates
Financial assistance to prevent homelessness, further education, access medical care and support the elderly and veterans.
Air Force Aid Society
Provides interest free loans and grants for basic living expenses, emergency travel, vehicle expenses, medical/dental, child care/respite, moving expenses, etc. Distributes $2,000 need-…
Semper Fi Fund is dedicated to providing immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post 9/11 combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of all branches of the…
Awards cash grants to minor children of veterans who are eligible for American Legion membership for the cost of shelter, food, utilities, and health expenses. Provides access to Veterans…
American Red Cross - Financial Assistance for Veterans
Provides quality, reliable financial assistance to eligible applicants 24/7/365
Armed Forces Foundation
Provides financial support with utilities, rent, and mortgage. Pays car insurance, registration payments, and car payments. Offers career counseling, offers child care during illness,…
Armed Forces YMCA
Offers grants for junior enlisted personnel. Implements local programs and services (family life, medical, recreation and fitness, education, CPR and First Aid Training).
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…
Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund
Provides spouses and children of deceased, disabled, or Active Duty 75 RGT Rangers with assistance for health and wellness programs and other services determined to be vital to the family’s well…
Automobiles and Adaptive Equipment
Provides a one-time payment of no more than $18,900 toward the purchase of an automobile or other transportation; additionally, VA will pay for adaptive equipment, or for repair, replacement, and…
Catholic Charities Calvert County Family Center
Limited funds for emergency needs of low-income persons, including rent, mortgage, utility and prescription assistance. Food pantry…
Catholic Charities of Calvert County
Limited funds for emergency needs of low-income persons, including rent, mortgage, utility and prescription assistance. …
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…
410-414-8007 (by appointment only)
Operation First Response
Provides financial aid based on individual needs ranging from: rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, and travel expenses.
Operation One Voice
Helps the financial needs of children and families of wounded and fallen Special Operation Forces.
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)
Veterans of Foreign Wars Unmet Needs Program
Provides emergency grants to military families who need temporary help making ends meet. Provides help filing for VA disability compensation and benefits
Child Care Subsidies
Calvert County Commission for Women
The Calvert County Commission for Women is committed to helping Calvert County women succeed. The Commission is primarily concerned with the economic self-sufficiency of women. Through…
Calvert County Commission for Women Clothes Closet
Used, low-cost clothing for business. By appointment only; contact Ariane Odom.
Comm for Women Clothes Closet
Air Compassion for Veterans
Provides transportation through commercial airline tickets.
Charlotte Hall Social Security
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)
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,…
U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Offers tools, education, advice, reports on products and complaint monitoring for service members.
Health and Medical Needs
Calvert County Health Department Medical Assistance
Navy Safe Harbor Foundation
Provides financial and legal support for travel expenses, court costs, and housing/rental support.
National network that "connects" donors to beneficiaries.
Senior Care Program
Individuals age 65 and over, who meet financial and medical qualifications may receive case management, financial assistance for…
Army One Source
Offers tools such as Army Gold Game, and calculators Gives child care referrals
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…
Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA) Grant
Provides assistance for any home improvement necessary for the continuation of treatment or for disability access to the home and essential lavatory and sanitary facilities; currently limited to $…
Hope for the Warriors—Critical Care Coordination
Offers grants to cover household utilities, gas cards for vehicles to get to appointments, money for groceries, rent, mortgage, and rental deposits
Provides emergency food assistance, moving expenses, home items, and auto repairs. Provides recovering Service member transitional family housing. Offers assistance with baby food, diapers…
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…
Community Ministry of Calvert County, Inc
Emergency Assistance for utilities and rent
Emergency Mortgage Assistance
Maryland state government program designed to assist homeowners who are facing foreclosure.
Hotels for Heroes Program; temporary housing.
Homeowners Assistance Program
Assists eligible homeowners who face financial loss when selling their primary residence homes in areas where real estate values have declined.
Maryland Accessible Homes for Seniors
Provides zero percent interest, deferred loans for a term of 30 years to finance accessibility improvements for seniors 55 and older. …
1-800-638-7781, 1-800-735-2258 TTY/Relay
Maryland Housing Rehabilitation Program
Provides rehabilitation funds for housing or plumbing repairs for single family owner-occupied properties and one to four unit rental…
1-800-638-7781, 1-800-638-7781 TTY/Relay
Military Warriors Support Foundation
Awards mortgage-free homes and three years of family and financial mentoring. Also provides the link between partnering companies and veterans
Scholarships and School Supplies
Air Force Association Spouse Scholarships
Encourages Air Force spouses to pursue undergraduate or graduate degrees
Awards scholarships to veterans/Active military, their sons, daughters, and grandchildren
Federal Student Aid
Offers scholarship information for military members and families; sponsored by the Department of Education
Fisher House Foundation Military Scholarships
Open to sons and daughters of Active Duty, Reserve/Guard, or retired commissary customers
Folds of Honor Education Scholarships
Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble mission. To provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members.…
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund
Funds scholarships for dependent children of Active Duty Service members who were killed or permanently disabled (100% VA rating)
Green Beret Foundation
Provides scholarships for children of wounded, ill, or injured U.S. Army Special Forces Soldiers
Hope for the Warriors
Provides caregivers/spouses scholarships at an accredited university, college, or trade school
John and Betty Pope Scholarship Program
Provides financial assistance for the online Caregiving Issues and Management Certificate Program at Georgia Southwestern State University
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Provides scholarships for children of active duty and veteran Marines
Military Officers Association of America
Offers interest-free loans, scholarships, and grants for students seeking undergraduate degrees
Military Spouse Career Advancement Account Program (MyCAA)
Scholarship program helps you get the credentials you need to achieve your career goal; provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license,…
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society
Assists eligible Sailors, Marines, and families to pursue academic goals by providing a source of education financing
The Retired Enlisted Association Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Awarded to dependent children, grandchildren, or great grandchildren of a TREA member; essay required
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Provides scholarships to high school students through the VFW’s Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition
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…
Homeowners’ Property Tax Credit
Offers tax credit for income eligible persons. Filing deadline is September 1. Applications are available at senior centers in…
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…
Taxes Low Income Rentals
Renters’ Tax Credit
Small rebate available on rent paid for income eligible persons. Application deadline is September 1st. Applications are…
Federal Cell Phone Programs
To determine eligibility for these programs, contact the Office on Aging at 410-535-4604/301-855-1170.
Home Energy Programs Office of Home Energy Program (OHEP)
OHEP helps low-income Marylanders pay their heating bills, minimize heating crisis, and makes energy costs more affordable.
410-535-1010/301-870-3770, Over 60: 410-535-4606/301-855-1170
Utilities Food Drops and Pantries
Southern Maryland Tri County Community Action Committee (SMTCAC)
Energy and Home Improvement Assistance.