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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.

Housing Resources

Diakonia, Inc.

12747 Old Bridge Road, Ocean City, MD 21842

Phone: 410-213-0923

Website: 

https://diakoniaoc.org/

Read more about Rapid Re-Housing here: 

https://endhomelessness.org/ending-homelessness/solutions/rapid-re-housing/

"Research demonstrates that those who receive rapid re-housing assistance are homeless for shorter periods of time than those assisted with shelter or transitional housing. Rapid re-housing is also less expensive than other homeless interventions, such as shelter or transitional housing."

Tri-County Alliance for the Homeless Supportive Housing Program

8928 Sign Post Road, Suite 2, Westover, MD 21871

Phone: 443-523-1815

Website:

 https://somersethealth.org/tri-county-homeless-alliance-for-the-homelss/tri-county-alliance-for-the-homeless-supportive-housing-program-tcah-shp/

"A supportive housing program serving homeless and disabled residents of Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties. Provides housing to eligible participants through ongoing monthly rental assistance and case management to provide service coordination, assist them in obtaining benefits, and assist them obtaining services and treatment to address their disabilities. In 2013, the program provided 73 homes for homeless individuals and families to obtain permanent housing and case management services."

City of Salisbury-Housing and Community Development

207 W. Main Street, Suite 102, Salisbury, MD 21801

Phone: 833-SBY-CITY

Email: hcdd@salisbury.md

Website:

 https://salisbury.md/departments/housing-community-development

"Housing First provides support services to the homeless in Salisbury to assist them with their housing needs by providing outreach and resource navigation to improve their quality of life. Housing First also provides Permanent Supportive Housing that helps house the chronically homeless population."

Worcester County Department of Health-Continuum of Care

6040 Public Landing Road, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863

Phone: 410-632-1100
 

Website: 

https://worcesterhealth.org/planning-sidebar/local-behavioral-health-authority-lbha

"The LBHA (Local Behavioral Health Authority) manages the Continuum of Care (formerly Shelter plus Care), which is a federally funded program providing housing subsidies to homeless indivdiuals with a mental illness."

Village of Hope

1001 Lake Street, ​Salisbury, MD​ 21801

Phone: 410-860-5981​

Website:

 http://www.villageofhope.us/

"Located in Salisbury, Maryland, the Village of Hope is a not-for-profit, non-denominational 501(c)(3) organization that provides a transitional living program and home for at-risk women and children in Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties."

 

Witness International

Post Office Box 2797, Salisbury, MD 21802

Phone: (410) 749-1343

E-mail: witnessinternationalinc@yahoo.com

From 211.md.org: Offers a 9-bed residential living center for ex-offenders that are recovering from substance abuse, 7 beds are reserved for Drug Court participants that enter the program, and the remaining 2 beds are for any individuals being released from jail, prison, or a substance use treatment center.

 

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