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Maryland includes the Washington D.C. Area

Medical

Housing/Shelter

Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

Support Groups

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Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

Pay It Forward

Recommend a Service

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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

Statewide

Statewide- Community Housing Partners

County/City

Baltimore- Baltimore Outreach

Baltimore- Hiding Place

Baltimore- ICNA Relief

Elkton- The Meeting Ground Emergency Rotating Shelter

Elkton- Wayfarers’ House for Women and Children

Hyattsville- St. Ann’s Center

Ocean City- Diakonia

Ridgely- St. Martin’s Ministries

Sabillasville- Hope Alive Inc.

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

Hyattsville- St. Ann’s Child Care Center

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

Energy Assistance

FAFSA

Food Supplement Program

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

MCHP

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- diapers, wipes, formula- Cuddle Me Program

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

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Child Support

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Statewide- car award program- Vehicles for Change

Statewide- Operation Backpack (includes DC)- Volunteers of America

District of Columbia

DC- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

County/City

Elkton- showers, mail, laundry, etc.- Mary Randall Day Center

Elkton- daily meals- Meeting Ground Inc.

Ridgely- energy assistance, food pantry- St. Martin’s Ministries

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

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I don’t see my city?

Don’t worry. There are resource links added to the website every day and it’s possible that your area has not been researched yet. If the administrator is not currently working on other projects, your city can be made a priority. Please contact the page here.

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Putative Father Registry

Establishing Paternity in Maryland.

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

Consent to adoption is not valid unless the consent is given after the prospective adoptee is born.

A parent may revoke consent to adoption under this Part III of this subtitle at any time within the later of:

(i)      30 days after the parent signs the consent; or

(ii)      30 days after the adoption petition is filed.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.

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Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.

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