About Catonsville District Office - Maryland
Last-Modified: 2020-11-19 08:15:28
Emergency Assistance is a program which provides cash assistance in certain emergency situations to families with children.
This program is available only once every 24 months (eligible in the 25th month).
There is no lifetime limit.
Each local jurisdiction determines the type of emergencies covered and the amount of assistance given.
What to Bring
Photo identification (driver's license, Maryland ID, or employment ID) Proof of address (from apartment or house lease; electric, gas, water or phone bill; rent book; rent receipt or mortgage statement) Proof of income for the past two months (pay stubs that show your income or most recent benefit letter for government checks including SSI, SSDI, VA, Social Security, or any others) Proof of emergency-Eviction or utility cut-off notice Proof of other cash or non-cash resources (bring most recent savings and checking account statements) Social Security Cards: Everyone who receives services must have a Social Security number.
It is best to bring a card for everyone for whom you are seeking benefits (you, your children, and so on) Proof of household expenses.
Bring as many of the following as you can: most recent gas or electric bill; most recent fuel, oil or propane bill that shows the company's name, address, and telephone number; receipt or written statement of child care costs; real estate tax bill; recent doctor or hospital bill
ZIP Codes Served by this Office
21228 – Catonsville
21043 – Oella*
21227 – Halethorpe, Lansdowne
21229 – Carroll*
*Only County portions of these ZIP codes are serviced by this office.