Homelessness & Homeless Prevention

Homeless Resources

New Eviction Prevention Program

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The Eviction Prevention Program (EPP) provides temporary rental and utility assistance for eligible renters whose employment income has been impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis. This emergency assistance is to prevent evictions and utility turn-off, and is subject to funding availability.

Individuals and families seeking shelter assistance may contact the Crisis Response Warmline to be screened for shelter in the Anne Arundel County Coordinated Entry screening process.  Each of these agencies will be able to add the individual or family to the wait list for: Sarah’s House, Light House, and Winter Relief in Glen Burnie and Annapolis. The county has one wait list for all shelters.

Homeless Resource & Day Centers

Arundel House of Hope – Homeless Resource & Day Center – offers a day shelter and services.  Look for the Blue Awning.

514 N. Crain Hwy, Suite K
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Light House Safe Harbor Resource Center – offers day shelter, food, clothing, showers, laundry, case management, and eviction prevention assistance.

Homeless Prevention Support Center
10 Hudson Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
E: info@annapolislighthouse.org
P: 410-349-5056 (M-F 9am - 5pm)
P: 410-263-1835 (after 5pm & weekends)

 Homeless Resource Day Information

A “one-day, one-stop” opportunity for individuals and families experiencing homelessness to access benefits, medical care, substance abuse resources and mental health counseling, or; as well as a variety of social services which can ultimately lead to housing and self-sufficiency.  For more information contact Justin Bieler, at justin.bieler@maryland.gov

Domestic Violence Assistance

If you are, or someone you know is, seeking assistance in dealing with a domestic violence situation, please contact:

YWCA/Arden House, Domestic Violence Shelter
Domestic Violence Hotline: 410-222-6800
General Information: 410-626-7800

Homeless Prevention

All the organizations listed above offer homeless prevention services, along with the Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency.  For additional information, please call at 410-626-1900, extension 1019.

 Homelessness Planning

The Anne Arundel and Annapolis Coalition to End Homelessness (the Homeless Coalition) is the collaborative planning body tasked with coordinating, developing and planning services and programs serving the homeless, and those at risk of homelessness, in Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis.  The Homeless Coalition consists of over 50 County and City of Annapolis agencies, concerned citizens, nonprofit homeless service providers, private nonprofit organizations serving special needs clientele, as well as others with interests and roles in ending homelessness in the County.  Both the City and county provide federal, state and local funds to agencies providing services to the homeless and those that are in danger of becoming homeless.  To learn more about the Homeless Coalition go to their website