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Basic Needs & Social Services

Primary Resources for Food, Clothing, Hygiene, Childcare, Transportation

Community Action Agency

Food

FCAA operates a daily Soup Kitchen for dinners and also a Food Bank for people to pick up needed grocery and food items. Frederick City Food Bank hours are as follows: Hours: Monday 2:00pm - 4:00pm and 7:00pm - 9:00pm Tuesday 2:00pm - 4:00pm Wednesday 7:00pm - 9:00pm Thursday 2:00pm - 4:00pm Friday 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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100 N. Market Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

(FCAA) Frederick Community Action Agency

Food

Evening meal, seven nights a week from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. to anyone in need of a hot, nutritious meal. Most of the men, women and children using the Soup Kitchen are homeless, but some are very low-income renters (including senior citizens) who come for a free meal in order to help make ends meet.

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100 S Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
7 Days a Week from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Frederick Rescue Mission

Food

The Frederick Rescue Mission operates the Bread of Life Meal program for all persons. The hours of operation are as follows: Breakfast - Every morning from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM. Lunch - Saturday - Monday - Saturday from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM and 1 PM - 2:30 on Sundays The Food Distribution Program operates on Tuesday & Wednesday 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Thursday from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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419 W. South Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Frederick County Food Banks - Multiple Locations

Food

Frederick County operates several food banks and the locations and hours vary. Below see a listing of the primary distributors: Frederick City Food Bank - See Food listed under Community Action Agency Thurmont Food Bank at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church 301-834-9718 - located at 15 N. Church St. Thurmont, 21788 Brunswick Food Bank - 601 E. Potomac St, Brunswick 301-271-7877 Tuesday - Friday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Walkersville Food Bank at Glade Valley - 21 Fulton St. Walkersville, Mondays 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Thursdays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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SHIP of Frederick County

Food

Food Pantry

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SHIP of Frederick County

Clothing

SHIP works to provide new clothing for youth.

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203 Broadway St. Suite 210, Frederick, MD 21703

Rescue Mission

Clothing

Through our Rescued Treasures Clothing Program, the Frederick Rescue Mission gives away gently-used clothing—donated from the Frederick community—for free to men, women, and children who have a need. In 2018, the Mission filled 6,417 requests for clothing.

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419 W South St, Frederick, MD 21701
8 AM - 5 PM Mon-Fri; 9 AM - 4 PM Sat

Goodwill

Clothing

Clothing

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101 Willowdale Dr, Frederick, MD 21701
10 AM - 9 PM Mon-Sun

Salvation Army

Clothing

Clothing

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223 W 5th St, Frederick, MD 21701
8 AM - 4 PM Mon-Thurs; 8 AM - 3 PM Fri; Closed Sat; 9 AM - 12 PM Sun

FCPS

Clothing

Various locations

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(SHIP) Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership of Frederick County

Hygiene Items

Hygiene items including: soap and body wash, shampoo, tooth brushes and paste, shaving cream, toilet paper, and deodorant.

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Community Action Agency

Hygiene Items

Various items

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100 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701
8:30 AM - 5 PM Mon-Fri; Closed Sat & Sun

FCPS

Hygiene Items

Varies by location

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Frederick Rescue Mission

Hygiene Items

Various Items

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419 W South S, Frederick, MD 21701
8 AM - 5 PM Mon-Fri; 8 AM - 5 PM Sat; Closed Sun

FCAA - Frederick Community Action Agency

Transportation

The Frederick Community Action Agency offers transportation services for clients to appointments and to access some of the resources. However, during the pandemic this service is limited. Please call 301-600-1506 to find out about current availabiity.

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100 S. Market St, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Public - TransIT Frederick County

Transportation

Please view TransIT Schedule on website

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Frederick County Social Services

Social Services, including Child Care

We are the state’s human services provider. We help vulnerable Marylanders buy healthy foods, pay energy bills, and obtain medical assistance. We also provide stable environments for at-risk children and adults. We may be able to help you. You can also call our main call center at 800-332-6347 to reach us at any time. Services include: help with child care vouchers, food, financial support, and child support issues. For more details, be sure to call and ask about the entire menu of items that DSS can provide.

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1888 North Market St., Frederick, Maryland 21701
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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