If you are in need of assistance please call 211 to be directed to available resources in your area.
GOLD’s programs are not open to the public. GOLD is not permitted to speak directly with individuals in need of assistance or provide program information. All requests for assistance must come from agents employed with GOLD’s community partners.
HUD – Housing Assistance and Resources
Maryland Courts – Eviction Resources
Maryland Legal Aid – Free civil legal services to financially eligible individuals.
Office of People’s Counsel – Utility Assistance Resources
Shore Up – Energy assistance and other resources.
Lifeline– Federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone or internet service.
MAP – Adult Services programs to help aging and vulnerable adults navigate their resource and support options.
Worcester County Commission on Aging Programs and services that support the quality of life, independence, and health goals desired and needed by Worcester County’s senior residents.
Worcester County Health Department – Services for mental health, substance abuse counseling, maternal child health, family planning, personal health, adult health, environmental health, communicable disease, developmental disabilities, and prevention programs.
Families and Children
Maryland Family Network – Resources to help parents and caregivers navigate their child’s first five years of life, including a free referral service to access Child Care.
Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program – Free services provided by education, health care, social services agencies, and private providers. Services are provided to eligible infants and toddlers and certain services and supports are also available to parents and members of the immediate family.
Maryland Child Care Scholarship Program – Financial assistance with child care costs to eligible working families in Maryland.
Maryland Head Start – Early Head Start is for infants and toddlers ages zero to three, and for pregnant women. The Head Start program is for children ages three to five. Programs prepare children for successful public school readiness and participation while providing them with a means of meeting their developmental and nutritional needs.
Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence