SPAN assists neighbors in need with utility turn-offs, court-ordered evictions, prescription/medical costs, and food.
Call first to verify your eligibility. Call 410-647-0889 Monday - Thursday, between 10:00am and 1:30pm.
Please note that your application for assistance can be processed more efficiently in person. If possible, come to SPAN for
assistance Monday - Thursday 10am-1:30pm.
Unable to come to SPAN in person during our hours of operation? If so, we are expanding our services to include virtual
services for clients who are unavailable on weekdays.
So, if you are unable to come in person, it's as easy as 1-2-3.
1. Call SPAN at 410-647-0889 during client hours (Monday - Thursday 10am - 1:30pm) to speak to a volunteer to begin
the process. It only takes a few minutes.
2. Our volunteers will explain what documentation will be needed to process your application. You may also be referred to
3. Scan or photograph all appropriate documents and email them to [email protected] That is all it takes!
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 1:30pm at 410-647-0889.