You are not alone in Calvert County. Help is available 24/7/365 for communities throughout the county, including Prince Frederick, Dares Beach, Barstow, Bowens, Fox Hill, Woodbridge, Adelina, Port Republic, Mutual, Governor Run, Chesapeake Beach and more.

Dial 2-1-1 to find resources or search the 211 database.

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Energy Assistance

If you need help paying your utility bill, you can apply for a grant from the Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP). The income-based grants are available for electric and gas bills. Get detailed information on the program and tips for filling out the application.

If you need help filling out the OHEP forms and applying for utility assistance in Calvert County, contact the Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee (SMTCCAC, Inc.) They have locations in Huntingtown to help Calvert County residents make their utility bills more affordable.

You can also contact your utility provider and ask about bill payment arrangements.


Mental Health

Do you feel sad, depressed, lonely or anxious? Mental health resources are available 24/7/365 by dialing 9-8-8 to speak to a crisis counselor.

The Calvert County Health Department also has a Mental Health Clinic that offers mental health services, including evaluations, medication management and therapy. Call the Health Department in Prince Frederick for further help: 410-535-5400 x318.

You can also search the state's most comprehensive behavioral health resource database, powered by 211. You can search for mental health and substance use providers.


Find Food in Calvert County

Calvert County has several food pantries and a community kitchen to help individuals and families in need of food. The More Tasty Blessings Community Kitchen & Resource Center provides a complimentary eat-in meal every Thursday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The locations change by the month, and you can find them here.

Seniors can also contact the Hands of God Mobile Ministry at 410-535-2275. While seniors are prioritized, all are welcome.

These are the other food pantries in Calvert County. Hours may vary, so call before going to the pantry.


Bayside Baptist Community Food Pantry

Bayside Baptist Church

3009 Chesapeake Beach Road

Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732



Pre-packaged food baskets for Chesapeake Beach and North Beach communities.

Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Brooks United Methodist Church Pantry

5550 Mackall Road

Saint Leonard, MD 20685


Tuesday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Calvert Churches Community Food Pantry

100 Jibsail Drive

Prince Frederick, MD 20678


Open to anyone in Calvert County north of Broomes Island Road. Get more information.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Calvert Lighthouse Food Pantry

40 Clay Hammond Road

Prince Frederick, MD 20678



First Saturday of every month 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Chesapeake Cares Food Pantry

6045 Solomons Island Road

Huntingtown, MD 20639

Learn more about the food pantry.



Tuesday 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

First Lutheran Church

6300 Southern Maryland Blvd.

Huntingtown, MD 20639



Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Ladies of Charity Food Pantry

St. Anthony's Catholic Church

8823 Dayton Avenue

North Beach, MD 20714



Tuesday 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. 

2nd Wednesday of the month 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Last Saturday of the month 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

See latest hours

Middleham and Saint Peter's Parish Food Pantry

10210 H G Trueman Road

Lusby, MD 20657



Call to be added to the list.

Mount Olive United Methodist Food Pantry

10 Fairground Road

Prince Frederick, MD 20678



2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

New Life Calvert Food Pantry

9690 Shepherds Creek Place

La Plata, MD 20646



Monday - Friday 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

Learn more about the pantry.

SMILE Ecumenical Ministry Food Pantry

10290 H.G. Trueman Road

Lusby, Maryland 20657


Must be a SMILE client. Learn more about registering for SMILE services.


Monday 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Wednesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Solomons Mission Center Food Pantry

Solomons United Methodist Church

14454 Solomons Island Road South

Solomons, MD 20688



Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

St. John Vianney Inter-Faith Food Pantry

105 Vianney Lane

Prince Frederick, MD 20678



Wednesday 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Learn more about the food pantry.

Get Help with other essential needs

If you need help with another essential need, you can:

  • Call 2-1-1
  • Search the 211 resources below for information on programs like WIC and SNAP (food stamps)
  • View the listings from Our Calvert - Resources for Life, which identifies local resources like the Calvert County Diaper Bank, organizations helping with clothing and financial assistance and more.

No matter where you live, 211 is always available to help.

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