Covid-19 Crisis Resource Guide

CBP Covid-19 Crisis Resource Guide

Our Partners in Central Baltimore are stepping up and collaborating in support of residents, businesses, and other stakeholders in the area.  CBP created this Crisis Resource Guide to share information we are gettting that will help our communities (and everyone else) get through the COVID-19 crisis together. For additional partner updates, please follow CBP’s social media platforms (Twitter and Facebook). For small business updates, please follow CBP’s and Explore the Core’s social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). As ever, please do not hesitate to reach out to CBP staff if we might be of help. Contact information is below.

We will continue to update the information, and improve the interface to make it more user friendly.

CBP Covid-19 Crisis Resource Guide: Neighborhood Level Resources

Quarantine Response Teams at the Neighborhood level:

Templates for neighborhoods interested in organizing a quarantine response team

43rd District COVID-19 Resource Team Hotline, Guidelines, and Plan for those in need: 

Greater Baltimore Area Resource Covid-19 Crisis Resources

To volunteer or donate, please contact one of the neighborhood quarantine response teams above. In addition, the Franciscan Center is taking donations as their doors will stay open for the foreseeable future for those in need of food and other support services.

Franciscan Center (follow their Facebook page for updates)

Find an organization/Get info about  local efforts/Connect with a community leader in your neighborhood

Contact Aaron Kaufman, CBP, 203.644.7862 (cell),

CBP Covid-19 Crisis Resource Guide: Small Businesses and Artist Resources:

The links below are resources and tools designed to help our small business community in Central Baltimore during these difficult times. The Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) confirmed yesterday that the City of Baltimore business community met the first threshold demonstrating the need for obtaining emergency funds through the Small Business Administration and the Maryland Department of Commerce.  The application process is now being finalized and we will share this information as soon as possible.

Ecomap Network – a comprehensive collection of organizations and lenders assistance. 

Impact Hub – an all-encompassing list of resources aimed to help the creative, retail, and businesses communities along with agencies providing information to individuals and families.

Baltimore Development Corporation – has created an online survey below to see how best additional help can be identified:

Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance:

Beyond the resources above, you can support any one of our small businesses by purchasing gift cards, placing a carry-out order, or visiting in person to pick-up and order. Most of our Central Baltimore businesses are offering these ways to support them.

CBP Covid-19 Crisis Resource Guide: Healthcare

Medstar Union Memorial:

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians:

Sheppard Pratt

University of Maryland Medical Service

Primary Care Clinics for the Uninsured:

Infographics communities can share from BCHD:

State of Maryland FAQ on Maintaining Mental Health 

Immediate Food Access:

Baltimore City Public Schools Updates and Meal Sites:

Baltimore Recreation and Parks Meal Distribution Sites

Alternative area food distribution sites

Meals on Wheels of Central MD is offering meal delivery for seniors

org or 443-573-0942

Franciscan Center is offering to-go lunches at 101 W 23rd St from 10am-1pm and evening meals (TBD basis) or 410-467-5340

Manna House is offering breakfast at 435 E 25th St from 8:00am-10:30am or 410-889-3001

Please note that Greenmount Rec, 2403 Greenmount Ave, and Cecil Kirk Rec, 909 East 22nd St, are the area Recreation Centers that are providing meals from 2pm-7pm for families

Greenmount Rec: 410-396-6708 or Cecil Kirk Rec: 410-396-6750

As of March 16, Juice Works, 2602 Greenmount Ave, is providing meals for youth under 18 (curbside) from 11am-6pm for as long as they are open

com or 443-388-8189

As of March 16, & pizza will provide all hospital workers with free pizza with a valid ID

com or 202-558-7549

CBP Covid-19 Crisis Resource Guide: Goverment Contacts

CDC Updates:

State of Maryland Updates:

Baltimore City:

To get uptodate emergency information from Mayor Jack Young’s Office please use this link:

We encourage partners to direct community members to the following State and local phone numbers until further notice:

Dial 211(managed by United Way) to connect with a representative for a wide range of health and human services. If you cannot connect with someone through 211, dial 410-685-0525 (greater Baltimore area) or 1-800-492-0618 (elsewhere in Maryland).

The Baltimore City Maryland Access Point phone number is 410-396-CARE. Calls are answered by a team of Certified Information and Assistance Specialists (CIRS), Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Baltimore City seniors can also call the Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors Intake Line for additional assistance at 443- 470-9871

Seniors can register for a daily call to check on residents home alone via the Senior Call Check-in Line by calling 1-866-50-CHECK or online at

If you cannot obtain assistance at one of the above phone lines, please reach out to your local or state representatives:

Councilman Robert Stokes
Baltimore City Council, 12th District
office: (410) 396-4811


Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke

Baltimore City Council, 14th District

Office: 410-396-4814

Cell: 443-676-6187


State Senator Mary Washington’s District 43 COVID-19 Response Team

Phone: 1 (800) 291-5457 between 6am – 9pm


Filling out this request form online:

Staff: 410.841.3145