SNAP Benefits hotline

SNAP and Energy Assistance Resources

SNAP Hotline

The Homeless Persons Representation Project (HPRP) has launched a hotline to provide free legal help for Maryland families to get and keep their SNAP benefits.

Call 800-613-2518.


Energy Assistance

The Maryland Office of People\’s Counsel has created an energy assistance toolkit to help Maryland households facing utility turn-off notices keep their power on. This toolkit includes videos, application forms, resource guides and more.

Keep Your Power On Toolkit

Have a Utility Bill Turn-Off Notice?  Behind on Your Bill? 

Here’s what to do: 

Step 1 Watch short video:  Keep Your Power On

Step 2Want to apply for energy assistance?

Watch a 3 Minute video How to fill out Energy Assistance Application the Right Way

Step 3Directions: How to apply for Energy Assistance

           Fillable Energy Assistance application to mail in or drop off

 Apply online for Energy Assistance  

 Infographic: Steps to Keep Your Power On

Need more help? Take a look at OPC’s local resource guide

Fuel Fund

The Fuel Fund of Maryland assists income eligible BGE customers with paying their utility bills after they complete the Office of Home Energy Program.

More information for residents who may be eligible is available at

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