Maryland Child and Adult Care Food Program

The Maryland Child and Adult Care Food Program provides reimbursement for meals and snacks served in eligible child care centers, adult day care centers, family child care homes, and after-school programs. In order to be eligible for cash reimbursement, meals and…

Maryland Children's Health Program (SCHIP)

The Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP) gives full health benefits for children up to age 19, and pregnant women of any age who meet the income guidelines. MCHP enrollees obtain care from a variety of Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) through the Maryland…

Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP)

The Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP), Nationally known as the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), is a federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills. LIHEAP can help you stay warm in the winter and cool…

Maryland Food Supplement Program

The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), called the Food Stamp Program (FSP) in Maryland, provides food benefits, access to a healthy diet, and education on food preparation and nutrition to low-income…

Maryland Head Start

Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children's…

Maryland Medical Assistance Program

Medicaid provides health coverage to millions of Americans, including children, pregnant women, parents, seniors and individuals with disabilities. In some states the program covers all low-income adults below a certain income level.

Note: Medicaid is someti…

Maryland School Breakfast and Lunch Program

The School Breakfast and Lunch Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a nutritious school breakfast and lunch. Schools receive Federal funds for each breakfast served, provided that the meal meets established nutrition standards.…

Maryland Special Milk Program

The Special Milk Program assists schools, child care centers, summer camps, and non-profit organizations by reducing the cost of milk served to enrolled children.

Maryland Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The WIC Program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care, at no cost, to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are determined to be at nutritional risk. To be fully eligible…

Maryland Summer Food Service Program

The Maryland Summer Food Service Program provides reimbursement to organizations for meals and snacks served to children in areas where at least 50 percent of the children qualify for free or reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch Program, or when 50…

Maryland Temporary Cash Assistance

The Maryland Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) - known as the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program federally- is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency. States receive grants to design and operate programs that accomplish one of the…

Maryland Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Maryland's eligibility requirements.

Maryland Weatherization Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides grants to states, territories, and some Indian tribes to improve the energy efficiency of the homes of low-income families. These governments, in turn, contract with local governments…

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