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Prince George’s County Energy Assistance Program to Relocate for one Week

Prince George’s County Energy Assistance Program to Relocate for one Week

Energy Assistance Program Relocates to  1017 Brightseat Road in Landover for One Week Only   LANDOVER, MD – July 1st marks the opening of the State of Maryland’s Office of… Read more »

Charles County Commissioners Support Local Farmers’ Market Day Event

Charles County Commissioners Support Local Farmers’ Market Day Event

The Charles County Commissioners are pleased to announce that Charles County Government is partnering with the Department of Social Services (DSS) and other community agencies to host a “Waldorf Farmers’… Read more »

Washington County Department of Social Services Encourages Eligible County Residents to Apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit

Washington County Department of Social Services Encourages Eligible County Residents to Apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit

Credit supports working families; can save up to $5,571 per family  Hagerstown, Maryland – Today, the Washington County Department of Social Services (WCDSS) announced that it is encouraging eligible Washington… Read more »

Maryland making progress to end childhood hunger

Maryland making progress to end childhood hunger

Goal to end childhood hunger by 2015  BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (October 3, 2011) – Today, Theodore Dallas, Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR)  secretary delivered a progress report on the governor’s… Read more »

PG County’s DSS Partners to Provide  Quality Service to County Residents Seeking Relief from the High Cost of Energy

PG County’s DSS Partners to Provide Quality Service to County Residents Seeking Relief from the High Cost of Energy

Landover, MD- On July 5, 2011 the State of Maryland began serving customers for the 2011 – 2012 Office of Home Energy Programs’ (OHEP) Energy

Energy customers in seven Maryland counties to benefit from $600,000 windfall

Energy customers in seven Maryland counties to benefit from $600,000 windfall

FREDERICK COUNTY (JUNE 24, 2011) Maryland’s Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP)  received $600,000 from The Potomac Edison Company to help offset energy costs for customers in the seven Maryland… Read more »

Local Talbot County Businesses Assist Area Foster Parents With Tax Preparation

Local Talbot County Businesses Assist Area Foster Parents With Tax Preparation

EASTON, MD – MAY 17, 2011.  Two local Talbot County tax firms, H & R Block in Easton and Sump and Associates, recently assisted Talbot County foster parents and foster… Read more »

Over 48,000 Marylanders 65 And Older Live In Poverty

Over 48,000 Marylanders 65 And Older Live In Poverty

BALTIMORE – When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthdays. Today, over 38 million citizens are over 65 and over 9 percent of them live below the poverty line. In Maryland, a little over 8 percent of our 640 thousand older citizens are living in poverty.

Anne Arundel Department Of Social Services Coordinates Homeless Resource Day

Anne Arundel Department Of Social Services Coordinates Homeless Resource Day

BALTIMORE – On March 26, 2011, Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services will once again coordinate the county’s Homeless Resource Day. At this event, more than 300 volunteers and… Read more »

National Food Stamp Challenge Reminds Dhr Employees What Life Is Like On ‘Other Side Of Counter’

National Food Stamp Challenge Reminds Dhr Employees What Life Is Like On ‘Other Side Of Counter’

BALTIMORE – Several employees from the Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) participated in the national Food Stamp Challenge. The challenge aims to raise awareness of the relatively small amount… Read more »

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