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Social Services Resources for Worcester County

This guide is meant to gather resources for various social services in the county and the area, including housing, medical, substance abuse, immigration and more.

Food Resources

Sarah's Pantry

11227 Racetrack Road, Berlin, Maryland 21811, United States

Phone: 410-641-8392


Hours of operation: Wednesday-Saturday, 9AM - 1PM

"Food is provided to families in our community once a month to people who have referrals from one of Worcester County’s assistance agencies. We supply them with meat, fruit, vegetables, cereal, grains, pasta, sauce and a variety of other items, including toiletries."

 Stephenson United Methodist Church-Spirit Kitchen

123 N Main Street, Berlin MD 21811

Phone: 443-735-9222



"Every Wednesday from 11AM-12:30PM, a free lunch is served in the church hall. There is also a food pantry to help those in need. Dedicated groups of volunteers shop, prepare, and serve meals to anyone who comes through our doors.  The kitchen serves 80-100 meals on a weekly average.  Bags of groceries are provided to 60-80 families."


St. Paul's By the Sea-Shepherd's Crook Ministry

302 N. Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City MD 21842

Phone: 410-289-3453



Hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10AM-12PM


12747 Old Bridge Road, Ocean City, MD 21842

Phone: 410-213-0923


"Diakonia operates an Emergency Food Pantry that provides food assistance to hundreds of needy families, over 300 families every month for the tri-county area."


The Samaritan Shelter

Physical address: 814 Fourth Street, Pocomoke City, MD 21851

Mailing address: PO Box 661, Pocomoke City, MD 21851

Phone: 410-957-4310



"The food bank is open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 1  to 2 pm. In order to receive food individuals must bring proof of residency such as a driver's license, lease, utility bill or valid ID. You can only attend the food bank once per month."


Maryland Food Bank – Eastern Shore Branch

28500 Owens Branch Road, Salisbury, MD 21801

Phone: (410) 742-0050


Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7:30AM– 4:00PM

"The Maryland Food Bank – Eastern Shore Branch distributes food to eight counties: Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester. In fiscal year 2019, the branch distributed more than 5.5 million meals to food-insecure Marylanders."


Worcester County Library - 307 North Washington Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863 Email: | Phone: 410-632-2600 | Fax: 410-632-1159