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Homeless Services

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans 1-877-424-3838

If a veteran in your community is experiencing or is at risk for homelessness there are a number of ways to refer them for help. Homelessness and Housing Services Resource Guide: For veterans experiencing homelessness and the providers who serve them. (available for download) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Services for Homeless Veterans The U.S.  Read More…


Local County Resources for Veterans

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has identified local county resources for veterans and their families.  A number of counties in Maryland have local veterans commissions, work groups and councils which are designed to support constituents in specific regions of the State.  If your County provides local services to military service members and veterans, and  Read More…


Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Flags in front of Charlotte Hall

Charlotte Hall Veterans Home has been proudly “Serving Those Who Served” since 1985.  The Home is situated on 126 beautiful acres in St. Mary’s County, and offers and a continuum of care from the 168-bed assisted living program to the 286-bed skilled nursing program.   Charlotte Hall Veterans Home also offers memory care in secure units.  Read More…


Housing Services

Maryland offers a number of programs designed to support home ownership and to ensure the availability of affordable housing.  The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development facilitates a number of these programs, in addition to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs which provides services under the U.S. VA Health Care System.  Programs exist to  Read More…


Living in Maryland

A number of services and benefits designed to enhance living are available to veterans in Maryland.  The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and State Parks offer free admission benefits to 100% service connected disabled veterans and former prisoners of war.  In addition, Maryland offers no cost hunting and fishing licenses to eligible active duty military  Read More…


HOPE Counseling

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) supports a statewide network of 31 nonprofit agencies that provide foreclosure prevention assistance to homeowners in Maryland.  HOPE counselors within this network are the critical link in assisting individuals facing foreclosures, acting as a resource to negotiate reasonable terms with mortgage servicers, and advising citizens on the  Read More…


Rental Allowance Program (RAP)

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) provide assistance to local governments to provide flat rent subsidies to low-income families who either are homeless or have an emergency housing need.  Eligible residents are low-income families who are homeless, in danger of becoming homeless, or in need of emergency housing. Incomes of assisted households cannot  Read More…


Maryland Tax Exemptions and Credits

The State of Maryland offers a number of tax exemptions and credits to veterans, active duty military personnel and surviving spouses.  For veterans with service connected disabilities rated at 100% ‘permanent and total’, property tax exemptions are available.  In addition there are deductions for military retirement pay, as well as tax credits and exemptions for  Read More…


Long Term Health Care and Supported Living Services

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs offer programs for assisted living, rehabilitative services, and skilled nursing.  Specialized care, physical therapy, occupational therapy and other services are provided at a number of centers and homes in an effort to support recovery and independent living for veterans in Maryland.  The  Read More…


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