Disability Benefits
 

Social Services Resources


Cash Assistance

Are you an adult with a disability and without any children?  Have you been unable to work for at least three months due to a medical condition?  You may be eligible for assistance.  Click here to visit the MD Department of Human Resources (DHR) for more information on the Temporary Disability Assistance (TDAP). 

Are you in need of assistance and have a family with children under 18 or 19 and graduating in the same calendar year?  You may be eligible for assistance.  Click here to visit the MD Department of Human Resources (DHR) website for more information on the Temporary Cash Assistance Program.


Food Stamps

The Food Stamp Program helps low income people buy the food they need for good health. You may be able to get food stamps if you:

  • work for low wages,
  • are unemployed or work part time,
  • receive welfare or other public assistance payments,
  • are elderly or disabled and live on a small income, or
  • are homeless.

Click here to visit the MD Department of Human Resources (DHR) for more information on the Food Stamp Program.


Assistance With a Utility Bill

If you are elderly or disabled and live on a limited income and/or you receive veterans or Social Security disability benefits, you may be automatically eligible for the following utility assistance programs:

Electric Universal Service Program (EUSP) can provide assistance by paying current electric bills, by providing help to pay past due electric bills that were owed before July 1, 2000 and by providing help with energy efficiency measures to reduce future electric bills.  Click here to visit the MD Department of Human Resources (DHR) for more information on the Electric Universal Service Program (EUSP).
  
Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) provides assistance with home heating bills. Payments are made to your utility company on your behalf.  Click here to visit the MD Department of Human Resources (DHR) for more information on the Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP).


Need more information?

Contact a Constituent Services Coordinator at the Maryland Department of Disabilities:

Education Coordinator:  Nan Brittingham

  • Phone:  410-767-3948 
  • TTY/Toll Free:  1-800-637-4113 
  • email:  Nan Brittingham

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