COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 Assistance and Resources
NEW! State of Maryland Property Tax Credit
Homeowners in Prince George’s County may be eligible for property tax credits, including the Homeowners’ Property Tax Credit and the Homestead Property Tax Credit. The deadline for the Homeowners’ Property Tax Credit has been extended to October 1. Learn more about each of these programs below.
 
 

NEW! Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Did you apply for emergency rental assistance? The Department of Housing and Community Development and the Office of Community Relations have launched a hotline for residents who have applied to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. If you have questions about your application status or about the program, contact the new hotline. Click here for more information.
 
The Department of Housing & Community Development has put together a video tutorial for landlords applying to the County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Check out the tutorial here.
 
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program opened, March 4. Landlords may apply on behalf of tenants experiencing financial difficulties due to the pandemic. Tenants may also apply directly if their landlord will not apply for funding on their behalf. To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/.../Emergency...

Living Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
Our Health Department is now hosting its latest round of Living Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Program classes. The classes are free and led by trained instructors who can help you develop a healthier lifestyle and make an action plan. You can register now via email at wellnessinfo@co.pg.md.us or phone at 301-856-9643. Click here for more information.

PEPCO Energy Bill Assistance
Federal and state energy assistance programs are available to eligible Maryland residents who need help paying their bills. 
To apply for any of these programs, contact the Office of Home Energy Programs in your area or call 800-332-6347 or visit dhr.maryland.gov/ohep For more information learn click here.

PGCMLS Online 2GO
PGCMLS offers borrowable Chromebook laptops with built-in internet for library card holders through Online 2Go. The devices are currently available for borrowing at three locations (New Carrollton, Oxon Hill, and Spauldings) for up to three weeks, and will be available at all branches in the early fall. Visit pgcmls.info/borrow-technology for more information.

Career Pathways for All Program
Have you heard about the Career Pathways for All program? Immigrants and refugees in the County can receive free career advice, skills training, and job search assistance through Employ Prince George’s. Learn more here: https://www.employpg.org/CPFA/
 
 
Scholarship Program for Linnel Driving School & Coalition for Public Safety Training in Schools, Inc
The Coalition for Public Safety Training in Schools (CPSTS) is sponsoring a free Driver's Educational Scholarship Program for Prince George's County students. The program will help students meet the hiring standards of many private and public job opportunities. For more information, click here.


Emergency Rental Assistance Program
The Department of Housing & Community Development has put together a video tutorial for landlords applying to the County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Check out the tutorial here.
 
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program opened, March 4. Landlords may apply on behalf of tenants experiencing financial difficulties due to the pandemic. Tenants may also apply directly if their landlord will not apply for funding on their behalf. To learn more and apply, visit: https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/.../Emergency...
 
 
Child Tax Credit
Did you know that President Biden’s American Rescue Plan increased the amount of the 2021 Child Tax Credit to support families with children? Visit ChildTaxCredit.gov to learn more.
 
 
Maryland Public Service Commission Announcement
The Maryland Public Service Commission has announced $83 million in funding to help residents across the State cover past-due utility bills. Those who qualify for funding will not need to take any action. Learn more here: bit.ly/3cJEvzw
 
 
Inquire Within Coaching Services
“Inquire Within Coaching Services” helps residents get back to center so they can get back to work. Workshops are held on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m., Thursdays at 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Learn more and register today at www.heycoachmauri.com/ajc.
 
 
FEMA Funeral Assistance
The FEMA Funeral Assistance Program can help you cover the burial and funeral costs of a loved one who passed due to COVID-19. Applications are open and you can apply by calling 1-844-684-6333. Learn about requirements: https://www.fema.gov/.../coro.../economic/funeral-assistance
 
 
Fuel Fund of Maryland
The Fuel Fund of Maryland may be able to help income eligible residents with fuel bills. Learn about the fund and find out if you might be eligible by visiting: https://fuelfundmaryland.org/
 
 
Maryland SNAP Hotline
The Homeless Persons Representation Project (HPRP) has launched a hotline to provide free legal help for Maryland families in order to get and keep their SNAP benefits. Call 1-800-613-2518 to learn more and access help.
 
 
Community Legal Services Tenant Resources
Are you a tenant in need of legal representation? Do you have questions about evictions during COVID-19, what protections are in place, and how they may or may not impact you? Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County has resources to assist.
 
Click here for the representation and resource documentation.
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