Bel Air UMC Community Service Resource Guide Harford Country Residence ONLY

  • Financial Assistance (Pass-It-On Ministry) Mondays Only 9:00am – 12:30pm                     We can help once every 12 months if funds are available.
    • We help with
      • BGE Turn – Off
      • Evictions
      • Security Deposit – New residence must be in Harford County
    • You will need to bring with hard copies of
      • Turn-off notice or
      • Eviction Court Papers or
      • Leasing agreement from new landlord or official agreement on rental property letterhead and
      • Photo Id and
      • Social Security Card
  • Furniture Ministry
  • Family Food Distribution
    • Once a month – usually the 3rd Saturday of the month except December due to the holidays. This year the December Family Food Distribution is on December 9th
    • Hours are from 9:00 am – 11:45 am
    • Proof of Harford county residence, you will need to bring with you
      • Driver’s license or
      • Recent bill
  • Food Pantry
    • Can come to the church office to receive a bag of non-perishables once every 30 days
  • Manna House Soup Kitchen
    • Wednesdays in McComas Hall – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Senior Food Delivery
    • Last Thursday of each month except on November and December
      • This year the Senior Food, November is November 16 and December is December 21
    • To Apply for Senior Food delivery you must
      • Call the Department of Aging    410-638-3025   or
  • Adopt a Child Christmas Program
  • Toy Workshop

 

Other Assistance

 

  • Car Seat Assistance Program – Healthlinks 1-800-515-0044
    • For low income families who are unable to purchase a car seat for their child/children at retail cost
    • Based on household income
    • Need proof of address
    • All forms of medical assistance must be provided
    • Upon qualification, you are required to work hands-on with Certified Car Seat Technician who will educate you on all the aspects of proper car seat installation
  • Health Care for the Homeless – 410-638-3060
    • For Children and adults who
      • Are currently experiencing homelessness
      • Have experienced homelessness in the last year
      • Are staying in shelters or transitional housing
      • Are doubling up or couch surfing
      • Have been incarcerated in the last year
  • Local Meal Ministries
    • Sunday – Hope in Action at the Bel Air Armory 37 Main Street Bel Air, MD 12:30pm
    • Monday – Care Night Food Ministry at Calvary Baptist Church 206 E Courtland Bel Air, MD 21014 6pm – 7:30 pm
    • Tuesday – Grace Place at St. Johns’ Episcopal Church 114 Union Avenue Havre de Grace, MD 11:30am – 1 pm
    • Wednesday – Manna House at Bel Air UMC 21 Linwood Avenue Bel Air, MD 11:30am – 1pm
    • Thursday – Martha’s Meals at Grove Presbyterian Church 50 E. Bel Air Avenue Aberdeen, MD 21001 – 11:30 am – 1pm
    • Saturday – The Sharing Table at Prince of Peach Church 2600 Willoughby Beach Rd Edgewood, MD 21040 11:30 am – 1pm

 

  • Harvest of Plenty – United Way – Thanksgiving Basket
    • Call 2-1-1 to apply starting November 6th
      • Must be receiving some form of Government Assistance, such as Medicare, Unemployment, SNAP, Disability or are low income
  • Empty Stocking
    • Call 410-836-8870 to apply
    • Applications will be accepted October 11, 2017 – through October 28th, 2017
    • NO Applications will be accepted after October 28, 2017
    • Application hours are
      • Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays ONLY   6:00 pm – 9:pm
    • Applications will be accepted in person (Only) PHOTO ID & Proof of Residency REQUIRED
      • 2 DATES ONLY!! At Harford Community Action Agency   1321 B Woodbridge Station Way, Edgewood
        • October 14, 2017   11 AM – 3 PM
        • October 24, 2017   11 AM – 3 PM

 

Support Groups

 

Sunday      
  1:00 pm (monthly as scheduled) Grief Support Group Room 115
  6:00 pm (every Sunday)  AA/Attraction Rather Than Promotion Room 115
Tuesday       
  7:00 pm (every Tuesday) AA/Sisters of Sobriety Room 127
  7:00 pm (as scheduled) GriefShare Room 115
Wednesday      
  6:30 pm (as scheduled) DivorceCare Room 115
  6:30 pm (2nd Wednesday) Grandparent Support Group Room 202
  7:00 pm (3rd Wednesday) 

The Compassionate Friend –

Supporting Family After a Child Dies

Room 125     
  7:00 pm (1st Weds Feb / Jun / Nov) Food Allergy Support Group Room 202
  7:00 pm ( 1st & 3rd Wednesday) NAMI/Alliance on Mental Illness    Room 127
  7:30 pm (every Wednesday)  NA/Free at Last Room 101
Thursday      
  6:30 pm (every Thursday)  TOPS Chapter 412 Room 103
  7:30 pm (every Thursday) AA / Came to Believe Room 101
Saturday      
  10:00 am (as scheduled) Sjogren’s Syndrome Support Room 103
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