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St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore programs provide a range of services in response to community needs. If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, this page serves as a guide to our services and other resources in the community.

  • Shelter

    SHELTER

    St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore operates four emergency shelters that accept families and single adults experiencing homelessness. Shelter enrollment is based on a referral process that varies based on whether you live in Baltimore City or Baltimore County.

    Greenspring Men’s Shelter

    Greenspring Men’s Shelter is a comprehensive 155 bed shelter in Baltimore City serving men experiencing homelessness. Provides a short term, safe place to live and to receive supportive services to move from homelessness to housing.

    Sarah’s Hope Family Shelter located in Baltimore City

    Sarah’s Hope Family Shelter is a comprehensive 145 bed shelter in Baltimore City serving families experiencing homelessness. Services are 24/7 with family rooms. Provides a short term, safe place to live and to receive supportive services to move from homelessness to housing.

    Hannah More Family Shelter located in northwest Baltimore County

    Hannah More Family Shelter is a comprehensive 85 bed shelter in Baltimore County serving families experiencing homelessness. Services are 24/7 with family rooms. Provides a short term, safe place to live and to receive supportive services to move from homelessness to housing.

    Innterim House

    Innterim House Family Shelter is a 10 unit transitional shelter in Baltimore County serving families experiencing homelessness. Services are 24/7 with family rooms. Provides a short term, safe place to live and to receive supportive services to move from homelessness to housing.

    CONTACT

    If you need shelter in Baltimore County, contact Baltimore County Department of Social Services Homeless Service Coordinated Entry at (410) 887-TIME.

    If you need shelter in Baltimore City, contact Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS) Coordinated Entry at (410) 433-5175.

    For more information on shelter or homeless services call the 211 Maryland United Way Helpline by simply dialing 2-1-1. If you can’t reach them by calling 211, dial (410) 685-0525 or 1(800) 492-0618.

  • Food

    FOOD

    Meals are served twice a day at Beans & Bread located at 400 S. Bond Street.

    • Breakfast is served from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.
    • Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and on the last Sunday of each month.

    Many of our parish-based volunteer groups, SVDP Conferences, maintain food pantries offering temporary assistance with groceries to households in their immediate area. Locate a SVDP Conference food pantry near you.

    Contact

    For more information on other food pantries and food resources call the 211 Maryland United Way Helpline by simply dialing 2-1-1. If you can’t reach them by calling 211, dial (410) 685-0525 or 1 (800) 492-0618.

  • Homeless Resources

    Beans & Bread Day Resource Center located in Fells Point at 400 S. Bond Street in Baltimore City offers services for individuals and families experiencing homelessness that include:  meals, clothing distribution, healthcare, showers, laundry, employment services, case management, housing referrals and placements, recovery referrals, assistance in obtaining personal identification documents and records, mail receipt, and telephone access.

    The Day Resource Center is open:

    • Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • The last Sunday of each month from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Contact

    Call Beans & Bread for the schedule of services each day at (410) 732-1892. Daily services vary.

  • Housing

    Housing

    St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore provides permanent supportive housing, rapid rehousing and shelter diversion programs in coordination with Baltimore City and Baltimore County for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.

    Front Door offers rapid re-housing and shelter diversion services for families experiencing homelessness in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

    To access services in Baltimore City: Case managers are available at Beans & Bread to assist clients become enrolled into the City’s HMIS system from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. Call (410) 732-1892 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Federally funded housing is very limited in Baltimore City. Once entered into HMIS housing is assigned by the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services.

    For assistance in Baltimore County: Referrals originate from the Department of Social Services. Call (410) 853-3000 – Option 2.

    Home Connections is a Housing First permanent supportive housing program primarily serving single men, women, and families with disabilities who have experienced longer term periods of homelessness. Housing is provided in scattered sites around Baltimore City with case management support.

    To access services, case managers are available at Beans & Bread to assist clients become enrolled into the City’s HMIS system from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. Call (410) 732-1892 for more information or to schedule an appointment.  Federally funded housing is very limited in Baltimore City. Once entered into HMIS housing is assigned by the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services.

    Innterim Gardens is a permanent supportive housing program primarily serving all families in Baltimore County with disabilities who have experienced longer term periods of homelessness. Housing is provided in scattered sites around Baltimore County with case management support.

    To access services in Baltimore County, contact the Baltimore County Department of Social Services at (410) 887-TIME.

    Cottage Avenue Community is a permanent supportive housing program serving families in Baltimore City. Housing is provided in in the Park Heights Community of Baltimore City with case management support.

    To access services, case managers are available at Beans & Bread to assist clients become enrolled into the City’s HMIS system from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. Call (410) 732-1892 for more information or to schedule an appointment.  Federally funded housing is very limited in Baltimore City. Once entered into HMIS housing is assigned by the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services.

    Frederick Ozanam House serves families in Baltimore City. Housing is provided in in the Upper Fells Point area of Baltimore City with case management support.

    To access services, case managers are available at Beans & Bread to assist clients become enrolled into the City’s HMIS system from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. Call (410) 732-1892 for more information or to schedule an appointment.  Federally funded housing is very limited in Baltimore City. Once entered into HMIS housing is assigned by the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services.

    For more information on housing assistance call the 211 Maryland United Way Helpline by simply dialing 2-1-1. If you can’t reach them by calling 211, dial (410) 685-0525 or 1 (800) 492-0618.

     

  • Child & Family Services

    Head Start

    We offer Head Start services for low-income children ages 6 weeks – 3 years old at two sites in Baltimore City.
    Click Here for the 2020-2021 Head Start Parent Interest Form
    Contact the main office for eligibility requirements at (410) 267-5724

     

    Early Head Start
    We offer Early Head Start services for low-income children ages 6 weeks – 3 years old at two sites in Baltimore City.

    Click here for the 2020 – 2021 Early Head Start Parent Interest Form.

    Contact our Early Head Start office for eligibility requirements (410) 578-0244

     

  • Summer Camp

    Camp St. Vincent offers a free summer camp for children (ages 5 – 14) being served by homeless service programs in Baltimore City and County.  If you are in a shelter or transitional housing program in Baltimore City or Baltimore County, ask your case manager about enrolling your child in Camp St. Vincent.

    For more information on services to children and families call the 211 Maryland United Way Helpline by simply dialing 2-1-1. If you can’t reach them by calling 211, dial (410) 685-0525 or 1(800) 492-0618.

  • Employment Services

    Career Connections assists adults who are unemployed or underemployed with job preparedness (resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, job identification and application), job leads and linkages to employment programs, internships and skill training programs.

    Career Connections is available at the following location:

    Beans & Bread Center in Fells Point
    400 S. Bond Street, Baltimore, MD 21231
    (410) 732-1892
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Next Course
    A 12-week occupational skills training program that provides adults with classroom training skills combined with hands-on experience in a real production kitchen. Program participants gain valuable skills and experience, obtain a ServSafe Manager’s Certification, and go on to successful careers in the food services industry.

    New classes form every month. For more information about classes and eligibility requirements, email call (410) 982-0855 or email us at nextcourse@vincentbaltimore.org to request addition information.

  • Eviction Prevention & Utility Assistance

    For information on assistance for eviction prevention or utilities call the 211 Maryland United Way Helpline by simply dialing 2-1-1. If you can’t reach them by calling 211, dial (410) 685-0525 or 1(800) 492-0618.

Contact the programs above to access services. For additional questions about our services, contact us via email or call us at (410) 662-0500 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


 

Maryland Community Services Locator

The Maryland Community Services Locator can provide you with service information, maps, and driving directions to find approximately 9,000 health, social service and criminal justice resource programs in Maryland.

 

Resources for Maryland Families 

Information about numerous programs provided by the State of Maryland.

 

Directory of Emergency Shelters and Transitional Housing Programs

 

Fuel Fund of Maryland
Office of Home Energy Programs
The Office of Home Energy Programs helps low-income Maryland citizens pay their heating bills, minimize heating crises, and make energy costs more affordable.