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COVID-19 Information, Links, and Resources

CDC  Guidance on Use of Cloth Face Coverings

Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery– 800-985-5990

FDA– Shopping for Food During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

Food Questions and Concerns COVID-19– 410-767-8401 or 866-703-3266

Governor Hogan’s COVID-19 Pandemic: Orders and Guidance

Maryland Department of Commerce (State) Emergency Relief Fund 

Maryland Department of Health– General COVID-19 Information and Guidance

Maryland Department of Labor, Division of Unemployment Insurance410-949-0022

Maryland Small Business Relief Program

Office of Food Protection Website Main Page

Rumor Control – Maryland

General Information, Links and Resources

Baltimore County Communities for the Homeless

Baltimore County Office of Planning Fair Housing

Baltimore County Office of Workforce Development– Job Seeker Services

Earnbenefits.org Link to benefits in your community

Gas Buddy Find today’s lowest gasoline prices

Homeless Shelter Directory for Maryland

Maryland Department of Human Services Financial Assistance

Maryland Department of Human Services Medical Assistance

Maryland Department of Human Services Portal Apply for and check on benefits

Maryland Department of Labor– File for unemployment insurance online

Maryland Office of Home Energy Programs Energy Assistance

Maryland Office of the People’s Counsel Consumer assistance with electric, natural gas, telephone or water

Mission of Mercy– Free Mobile Medical & Dental Care (Reisterstown)

NAMI Maryland– Support for persons & families affected by mental illness

National Foundation for Credit Counseling –Help with debt management and budget, housing, and bankruptcy counseling

United Way of Central Maryland 2-1-1– Online and phone directory of services

Maryland Pet Food Pantries by County

Please note: Due to COVID-19, many facilities are engaging in social distancing or are closed to the public, so it is important to call or email first (either to access supplies or to donate). Additionally, each pet food pantry has different requirements in order to access their services. To view human food banks across Maryland, visit the Maryland Department of Human Services website and call in advance regarding pet food availability.

Allegany County

Allegany County Animal Shelter-301-777-5930 – Ask for Tina Rosa

Healing Hunger– 301-724-4467 – Ask for Robin Sills

Heart of the Earth Rescue240-979-6004

Western Maryland Food Bank 301-722-2797

Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control– 410-222-8900

Feeding Pets in Need– Send Facebook message for availability

Life of Victory – 443-742-3672

Rescue Well– Delivery to Severna Park, Arnold, Baltimore, Pasadena, Glen Burnie

SPCA of Anne Arundel County– foodbank@aacspca.org; 410-268-4388 x121

Baltimore City/County

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS)resource@barcs.org, 410-396-4695

Baltimore Humane Society/Bmore Kind Pet Food Bank– 410-833-8848 ext. 2

Maryland SPCA – Kibble Connection Program katie@mdspca.org, 410-235-8826 x137

People Letting Every Animal Survive Euthanasia (PLEASE)pleasefoundation@gmail.com, 410-655-8900

Thankful Paws– 410-907-PAWS – White Marsh/Perry Hall area

Calvert County

Patuxent Animal Welfare Society- 410-474-1498 or 443-295-7873

Tri-County Animal Shelter – 301-932-1713; Call for appt.; Available to Charles, Cecil or St. Mary’s County residents

Caroline County

Caroline County Humane Society- info@carolinehumane.org; 410-820-1600

Carroll County

Humane Society of Carroll County – 410-848-4810

MCQE Mobile Pet Pantry– 443-507-6849, MCQE.pet.pantry@gmail.com; Mobile delivery provided in Carroll County, others must obtain transportation to Carroll County

Cecil County

Cecil County Animal Services–  410-441-2040; Pet food available to Cecil County residents only

Charles County

Help for Pets– 301-643-3049; Mobile delivery, call for availability

Tri-County Animal Shelter– 301-932-1713; Call for appt.; Available to Charles, Cecil or St. Mary’s County residents

Dorchester County

Baywater Animal Rescue– 410-228-3090; Dorchester residents only

Frederick County

Frederick County Animal Control– 301-600-1546; By appt. only

Frederick County Humane Society– 301-694-8300; Frederick County residents only. Can also assist with medical bills

Garrett County

Garrett County Humane Society– 301-334-4470

Harford County

Bel Air United Methodist Church– 410-838-5181, Food.Services@baumc.com; Limited supply of pet food, ask for Greg LaCour

Humane Society of Harford County– 410-836-1090; Harford County residents only

Luna’s House– 410-671-2954, PetPantry@lunashouse.org

Thankful Paws– 410-907-PAWS, BARK@THANKFULPAWS.ORG; Must complete online application

Howard County

Howard County Animal Control and Adoption Center – 410-313-2780, animalcontrol@howardcountymd.gov; By appt. only. Email or call

Howard County Food Bank -410- 313-6185; Sometimes has pet food, call in advance

Kent County

Humane Society of Kent County – 410-778-3648; Call for availability

Montgomery County

Chompers– (at the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County)  301-740-2511, info@awlmc.org; Must fill out application

Lovepaws – Lovepawspg@gmail.com, 301-615-1198; Pet food delivery and distribution at various locations throughout PG & Montgomery County, including Bowie, Upper Marlboro, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Pasadena, Arnold, Baltimore, Glen Burnie, Severna Park and parts of eastern shore. Email for assistance

Montgomery County Humane Society – 240- 252-2555, mchs@mchumane.org; Email for appt.

Prince George’s County

Bowie CLAW – Bowieclaw@gmail.com; Prince George’s County residents only

Lovepaws – Lovepawspg@gmail.com, 301-615-1198; Pet food delivery and distribution at various locations throughout PG & Montgomery County, including Bowie, Upper Marlboro, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Pasadena, Arnold, Baltimore, Glen Burnie, Severna Park and parts of eastern shore. Email for assistance

Queen Anne’s County

Queen Anne’s County Animal Services – 410-827-7178; Call for appt.

The Grooming Place Pet Shop – 410-643-8760; Call for availability

St. Mary’s County

Hungry Tummies Pet Food Pantry by Pets in Need –  301-481-9118, PetsInNeed2016@yahoo.com; Email for availability

The Well Pet Clinic – 301-866-0303; Call for availability

Tri-County Animal Shelter – 301-932-1713; Call for appt.; Available to Charles, Cecil or St. Mary’s County residents

Talbot County

Talbot Humane – 410-822-0107; Call for availability

Washington County

Humane Society of Washington County – 301-733-2060; 7 days a week, when it is not raining, pet food will be placed on the bench outside the Lost & Found door once a day at 9:00 am. Food can be picked up while supplies last until 5:30 pm

Wicomico County

Humane Society of Wicomico County –  410-749-7603; Wicomico residents only

Worcester County

Worcester County Humane Society –  410-213-0146