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  • Cecil County Department of Social Services, Emergency Assistance to Families with Children

    Agency: Cecil County Department of Social Services

    FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides emergency cash assistance (grant) to families with children. Assists with utility cut-offs, eviction prevention, first month security deposits and burial assistance. Families or individual at risk of being homeless are provided with shelter referrals. Financial allowance  varies based on situations, income and assets, and may be used only once in a 24-month period. Can assist Section 8 and public housing clients with non housing related grants. 

    Also provides funds to persons who have experienced an official disaster (hurricane, flood, fire). Children 18-21 must be enrolled full-time in school. For burial assistance, the person that passed away must have been receiving either TCA or SSI, and has a child. Families applying for benefits must provide  proof of need such as utility cut-off notice and proof of possible eviction.

    • 170 East Main Street
      Elkton, MD 21921

    Agency: Cecil County Department of Social Services

    Languages Available: Accommodations possible.

    Payment Description: None.

    Intake and Eligibility: Low income families with children. See notes.

    Areas Served:
    • Cecil County

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