Harford Community Action Agency

Harford Community Action Agency HCAA is dedicated to providing assistance to help Harford County individuals and families who are experiencing temporary financial hardships.
HCAA is the designated Community Action Agency providing programs and services to address the needs of low-income individuals, families and communities in Harford County, MD. The agency provides emergency financial assistance to help stabilize low-income individuals and families in crisis and programs that help them become more economically self-sufficient. Current programs include Maryland Energy Assistance Program, Homeless Prevention, Homeless Services, Community Food Pantry, Food Bank, Supportive Services Program, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), and GED Classes through a partnership with Harford Community College.
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Teacher Appreciation Shout Out! Meet our Community Case Management Team (CCM)! Brit, Courtney, Nathaniel Paradis, & Sam❤...
05/07/2019

Teacher Appreciation Shout Out! Meet our Community Case Management Team (CCM)! Brit, Courtney, Nathaniel Paradis, & Sam❤️ All 4 staff members teach valuable topics in our community daily, Parenting Inside Out & Nutritional Advocacy! #communityactionswork #livelocalservelocal #nonprofit

We are so excited about our 22nd Annual Bull Roast tomorrow night!  We could not have made it possible without the suppo...
04/25/2019

We are so excited about our 22nd Annual Bull Roast tomorrow night! We could not have made it possible without the support of our generous sponsors and partners!

Healthy Harford/Healthy Cecil
03/19/2019

Healthy Harford/Healthy Cecil

Free mental health classes start tomorrow!

Delmarva Power will be at HCAA in our waiting room on February 14th, from 1:30-4PM, to provide some info and answer any ...
02/12/2019
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Delmarva Power will be at HCAA in our waiting room on February 14th, from 1:30-4PM, to provide some info and answer any questions about Delmarva Power anyone may have.

For more info visit:

Delmarva Power will be at HCAA in our waiting room on February 14th, from 1:30-4PM, to provide some info and answer any ...
02/08/2019

Delmarva Power will be at HCAA in our waiting room on February 14th, from 1:30-4PM, to provide some info and answer any questions about Delmarva Power anyone may have.

For more info visit: https://buff.ly/2DfD8WK

With the New Year underway, have you updated your resume yet?•If you're in need of a new resume, reach out to our Resour...
01/24/2019

With the New Year underway, have you updated your resume yet?

If you're in need of a new resume, reach out to our Resource Advocacy Coordinator to make an appointment: [email protected]

Ever wonder why people volunteer? •Share some of your positive volunteer experiences below!
01/21/2019
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Ever wonder why people volunteer?

Share some of your positive volunteer experiences below!

Volunteer or intern abroad with GVI and make a sustainable difference while enhancing your personal and professional development!

With temperatures below freezing, remember we're here at HCAA to help out.•If you need help with your heating, come by a...
01/17/2019

With temperatures below freezing, remember we're here at HCAA to help out.

If you need help with your heating, come by and chat with someone from the Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) to be screened and see how we can help.

Looking to work for a non-profit? Here's some great advice to get you started on the right path.
01/14/2019
How to Find Your Ideal Nonprofit Job

Looking to work for a non-profit? Here's some great advice to get you started on the right path.

More people than ever want a career that makes a difference. Here's how to find your ideal nonprofit job.

01/14/2019

⛄️🚨TWO HOUR DELAY WEATHER ALERT!🚨❄️: Two hour delay tomorrow, Monday morning.

Offices will open at 10 AM.

Harford Community Action Agency
01/14/2019

Harford Community Action Agency

Some of the hunger issues facing the people who call Maryland home.
01/07/2019

Some of the hunger issues facing the people who call Maryland home.

The holidays may be over, however, now is the time to truly be grateful for what and more importantly, who we have in ou...
01/03/2019
How to Keep a Family Gratitude Journal | Feeding America

The holidays may be over, however, now is the time to truly be grateful for what and more importantly, who we have in our lives. 🙌🏼 🙏🏼

A gratitude journal is an easy activity that the whole family can participate in. Customize the tradition to suit your family’s needs, making it a one-time activity after your Thanksgiving meal or something you update weekly during the holiday season.

The holidays are the best time of year to give back and volunteer, especially when the family is all together! °Reach ou...
12/26/2018
Five Unexpected Benefits of Volunteering as a Family | Feeding America

The holidays are the best time of year to give back and volunteer, especially when the family is all together!
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Reach out if you're interesting in volunteering.

This year make volunteering a family affair. You know the “feel-good” emotions that come with helping others, but there are even more unexpected ways volunteering will positively affect the whole family.

A huge thanks to Harford County Public Library for partnering with us to bring a Children’s Library to our waiting room ...
11/29/2018

A huge thanks to Harford County Public Library for partnering with us to bring a Children’s Library to our waiting room for anyone to enjoy! #readingrainbow

Today is THE day! #GivingTuesday is in full swing. If you want to donate to HCAA: bit.ly/hcaa-donate..If you’re in need ...
11/27/2018

Today is THE day! #GivingTuesday is in full swing. If you want to donate to HCAA: bit.ly/hcaa-donate
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If you’re in need of suggestions on how you can help & donate, reach out!

We hope you enjoyed a great Thanksgiving, and now are ready for Cyber Monday and #GivingTuesday!.Donate now: bit.ly/hcaa...
11/24/2018

We hope you enjoyed a great Thanksgiving, and now are ready for Cyber Monday and #GivingTuesday!
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Donate now: bit.ly/hcaa-donate

We hope you all enjoyed a great Thanksgiving with friends and family and are getting ready for Cyber Monday & #GivingTue...
11/24/2018

We hope you all enjoyed a great Thanksgiving with friends and family and are getting ready for Cyber Monday & #GivingTuesday! How will you be giving back on the donation day?

If you want to donate to HCAA: bit.ly/hcaa-donate
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If you’re in need of suggestions on how you can help & donate, reach out!

So who's excited?! 😍🤗
10/11/2018

So who's excited?! 😍🤗

September is International Update Your Resume Month! Be sure to make an appointment with our Resource Advocacy Coordinat...
09/20/2018

September is International Update Your Resume Month!

Be sure to make an appointment with our Resource Advocacy Coordinator to spruce up your resume, whether you’re currently looking or not!

To book an appointment: (410) 612-9909 ext 2220

Our organization earned the 2018 #GuideStarPlatinum Seal of Transparency, showcasing theprogress and results we’re makin...
09/14/2018

Our organization earned the 2018 #GuideStarPlatinum Seal of Transparency, showcasing the
progress and results we’re making toward our mission!
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Check out our GuideStar USA profile: bit.ly/guidestar-hcaa

We are proud to share our key metrics with the world and highlight the changes we’re making. We want to give donors and funders an alternative to simplistic financial ratios to evaluate us.
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We encourage other nonprofits to do the same: visit guidestar.org/platinum and learn how to update your profile today. Updating is free.

08/21/2018

We are here for you! If you need our assistance for emergency food, eviction services, SNAP, case management, housing, or energy assistance, your first step is to come to the agency in person: Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Please bring your photo ID, social security cards for everyone in the household and proof of income.

07/10/2018

Due to a maintenance issue, HCAA will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, July 11th. We plan to reopen on Thursday, July 12th. Please call 410-612-9909 for further information.

Knowing how to respond when someone tells you they’re not okay can change — or even save — a life. https://www.mentalhea...
06/28/2018
The Awkward Conversation: How to Respond When Someone Tells You They’re Not Okay

Knowing how to respond when someone tells you they’re not okay can change — or even save — a life. https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/2018/06/awkward-conversation-how-to-respond-when-someone-tells-you-theyre-not-okay/

“How are you?” Those three words have become a prescriptive question with a prescriptive answer in today’s society. When we’re asked how we are, we’re expected to automatically respond with, “Great,” “Good,” or at the very worst, “I’m fine.” But

EMRC is a Psychiatric Rehabilitation treatment program that is based on the recovery and person-centered models of rehab...
06/27/2018

EMRC is a Psychiatric Rehabilitation treatment program that is based on the recovery and person-centered models of rehabilitation. http://emrcgroup.org/contact-us/

Are You Ready to Help your Neighbors Reach for the Stars and Achieve their Dreams? Sign Up to be a Hope Coach TODAY!What...
06/26/2018

Are You Ready to Help your Neighbors Reach for the Stars and Achieve their Dreams? Sign Up to be a Hope Coach TODAY!

What is a Hope Coach? A successful Hope Coach isbe able to see past a Harford County Family of Hope nominee's past or current circumstances and encourage them to have a positive mindsetby changing self-limiting habits and behavior.

Training is required. Want to Volunteer? Complete the Hope Coach Application and return it by Friday, June 29th! http://theupwardclimb.org/volunteer.html

Come learn about the services that Harford Family House  provide to families experiencing homelessness in Harford County...
06/25/2018

Come learn about the services that Harford Family House provide to families experiencing homelessness in Harford County. Tuesday, 6/26 7:30-9:30am

A Day of Commemoration through History & CultureRain or Shine. FREE EVENT!
06/22/2018

A Day of Commemoration through History & CultureRain or Shine. FREE EVENT!

Harford County Parks and Recreation facilitates the Above & Beyond Adventure Program. This half-day week-long program co...
06/21/2018
Above & Beyond Adventure Program | Harford County, MD

Harford County Parks and Recreation facilitates the Above & Beyond Adventure Program. This half-day week-long program costs $175 and includes rock climbing and adventure games. To read more and register click the following link: Above & Beyond Adventure Program. http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/313/Above-Beyond-Adventure-Program

Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation has been facilitating adventure and experiential programs since 1995.

If you are concerned that someone in your life may be considering #suicide, call 800-273-TALK. Here are some signs of su...
06/20/2018

If you are concerned that someone in your life may be considering #suicide, call 800-273-TALK. Here are some signs of suicide to look for and what you can do to help someone:

Harford County Community Colleges offers a number of different half-day and full-day camps this summer. Register and lea...
06/19/2018
Harford Community College

Harford County Community Colleges offers a number of different half-day and full-day camps this summer. Register and learn more HERE Price varies, starting at $85.

https://www.harford.edu/hcckids

HCC Kids Camp provides a safe environment for your camper. We hire experienced teachers and counselors to guide your children through their summer of fun on our campus.

When a family member, friend, partner, coworker, or even a stranger is struggling with a mental health crisis, it can be...
06/18/2018
8 Ways To Support Suicide Hotlines & Other Crisis Intervention Services

When a family member, friend, partner, coworker, or even a stranger is struggling with a mental health crisis, it can be difficult to know how to help. But resources like Mental Health First Aid and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline are making it easier to start conversations and support those who may be struggling. https://www.bustle.com/p/how-to-support-suicide-hotlines-other-crisis-intervention-services-9345388

When a family member, friend, partner, coworker, or even a stranger is struggling with a mental health crisis, it can be difficult to know how to help. Simply asking your friends, "Are you OK?" can make a huge difference to someone who may be struggl…

06/18/2018

HCAA phones and internet are down - Comcast expects issue to be resolved by 5 pm. Agency is open for business!

NARCAN® Nasal Spray counteracts the life-threatening effects of opioid overdose.
06/14/2018

NARCAN® Nasal Spray counteracts the life-threatening effects of opioid overdose.

Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers!  Contact Brianne at byoung@habitatsusq.org or 410-638-4434 ext. 4 for de...
06/13/2018

Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers! Contact Brianne at [email protected] or 410-638-4434 ext. 4 for details.

You don't want to miss this great event!
06/12/2018

You don't want to miss this great event!

Address

1321-B Woodbridge Station Way
Edgewood, MD
21040

General information

Food Pantry Maryland Energy Assistance Homeless and Eviction Prevention

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 18:00
Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00

Telephone

(410) 612-9909

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