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Posted on: March 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Information about Essential Services during COVID-19

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Contact information for Queen Anne’s County Department of Community Services, Queen Anne’s County Department of Social Services and Haven Ministries during COVID-19     


Queen Anne’s County Department of Community Services 


Open with limited access 8 to 4:30, personal visits require an appointment.  Director, Catherine R. Willis 410-758-0848 or


Area Agency on Aging           410-758-0848

Critical Services include:

  • Nutrition:  Home Delivered meal delivery to those qualified over 60 years of age.  Up to 6 frozen meals per week.

Contact Steve Scott at 410-758-0848 or or Anne Sparks at 410-758-0848 or

  • Information and Assistance workers available.

Contact Steve Scott at 410-758-0848 or

  • Transportation daily to include fixed routes and door to door service. 

Contact Maynard Nash at 410-758-2357 or

  • Senior Centers closed until further notice.

Contact Anne Sparks at 410-758-0848 or


Housing and Community Services    

Contact Mike Clark at 410-758-3977 or

Critical Services include:

  • Homeless Assistance, Prevention & Rapid Rehousing
  • Housing Livability & Rehabilitation
  • Affordable & Workforce Housing

The Queen Anne’s County Housing Authority is a separate entity.  That agency handles housing choice vouchers (Section 8) and the Housing Authority owned developments.  Contact 410-758-8634 or Katya Lindsey at


Local Management Board (Community Partnerships)


Contact Mike Clark at 410-758-6677 or

Critical Services include:

  • Local Care Team
  • Mentoring
  • Family Navigation

Queen Anne’s County Department of Social Services

Our office is currently closed to the public.

Phone calls to our direct line, 410-758-8000, will be answered between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Our e-mail address is

For general assistance, please contact our Call Center at 1-800-332-6347/TTY 1-800-735-2258

To request emergency food assistance, cash assistance, SNAP food benefits, or home energy assistance for you or your family, please call 1-800-332-6347 or apply online at

For Child Support Services, please call 1- 800-332-6347 or apply online at

For Medical Assistance and health insurance go to

Apply for Long-Term Care Medical Assistance online at

To report the abuse or neglect of a child or adult, between the hours of 8:00a.m. and 4:30 p.m. call 410-758- 8000.

After 4:30 p.m. and on weekends call 410-758-0770 or 410-758-1101.

Haven Ministries 


Essential Services:

Homeless Shelter: 24/7 shelter available: 410-739-7859

Food Pantries: Third Friday monthly from 5:30pm-7pm at two locations:

KI area: Safe Harbor Presbyterian Church, 931 Love Point Road, Stevensville

North County: Centreville United Methodist Church, 608 Church Hill Road, Centreville


Emergency food available daily: 410-739-4363, 410-758-0129

Resource Center: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:40

Basement of St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 301 South Liberty St, Centerville



If you are unsure if a facility is open contact the Queen Anne’s County Government information line. This line is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am till 4:30 pm for questions about county departments and services during COVID-19. Call 443-786-9529

This is a rapidly changing event so follow us on social media @QACGOV and online for the latest updates to county government. For the latest information on COVID-19 follow Queen Anne’s County Department of Health @QADOH and

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