Grassroots Crisis Intervention - Men's And Women's Shelter - Columbia, MD

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6700 Freetown Road
Columbia, MD 21044
: 410.531.6006
: www.grassrootscrisis.org
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Description: Provides free 24-hour telephone and walk-in crisis counseling, emergency shelter, transitional housing, and community education in the Central Maryland area. Also offers a mobile crisis team for psychiatric emergencies.

FAMILY AND WOMEN'S SHELTER: Provides 33-bed shelter for individuals or families. Provides meals, case management, individual and group counseling, supportive services and transportation. Length of stay determined on an individual case basis.

MEN'S SHELTER: 18-bed shelter is available for men in need. Offers the same services as the emergency shelter. Length of stay determined on an individual case basis.

COLD WEATHER SHELTER: Operates during the winter months (usually Nov-Mar). Offers overnight shelters, food and case management services. Residents must leave during daytime hours. Shelter revolves around several, faith based communities in the Columbia, MD area.

HPRP: Financial assistance is available for eviction prevention, rental assistance and security deposits. Do not have to have children to qualify. Potential recipients must meet the following eligibility:
Howard County resident
Have the proven ability to maintain stable housing
Be employed or are employable
Have an eviction notice or have a written letter from a landlord about a pending eviction
Income must be at 50% of the median income as determined by HUD
Must be homeless if in need of a security deposit or rental assistance
24-HOUR CRISIS INTERVENTION AND REFERRAL: Offers a hotline and walk-in counseling center for those in need of immediate assistance with a personal, situational, or mental health crisis. Services are free of charge and confidential. Certified suicide prevention center.

Donation Requests by Grassroots Crisis Intervention - Men's And Women's Shelter: The shelter is in need of cleaning supplies, food items, personal hygiene items, silverware, VCR\'s, games, pens, sewing kits, tissues, paper products, cups, etc.



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