NOTE: Please call first before you come to SPAN for assistance to verify that you are eligible. Call 410-647-0889 Monday through Thursday, between 10:00am and 1:00pm. SPAN's phones are not monitored outside of those hours.
Since 1990, SPAN has been assisting neighbors in need with utility turn-offs, court-ordered evictions, prescription/medical needs and food.
In order to receive assistance all clients must have:
- MD identification with current address or change of address card
- Referral (if needed, see below)
- Turn-off notice for utilities, or disposition (signed by judge) for evictions
SPAN’s primary service areas include:
21146 Severna Park
These are the only areas eligible for food, which is given to new clients once per week for three weeks, and then once per month from then on. Primary areas are eligible for up to $500 in assistance for utility turnoff or eviction, or $200 assistance for prescription/medical copay. Benefit is for ONCE PER 12-MONTH PERIOD. Payments are made directly to providers, not to clients.
SPAN’s secondary service areas include:
20755 Fort Meade
21061 Glen Burnie*
Secondary areas are eligible for up to $250 assistance for utility turnoff or eviction, or $200 for assistance for prescription/medical copay. Benefit is for ONCE PER 12-MONTH PERIOD. (Medical/prescription assistance is per calendar year.) Payments are made directly to providers, not to clients.
*Requires referral from NCEON 410-255-3677
**Requires referral from Crofton Christian Caring Council
Monday: 410-721-5770, St. Elizabeth Seton
Tuesday: 410-721-2332, St. Paul's
Wednesday: 410-721-2313, Prince of Peace
Thursday: 410-451-5110, Mid Atlantic
Friday: 410-721-2881, St. Stephens
SPAN is located at 400 Benfield Road (behind Our Shepherd Lutheran Church) in Severna Park.
For more information and eligibility requirements please contact us Monday through Thursday between 10:00am and 1:00pm at 410-647-0889.