Maryland Access Point
Maryland Access Point (MAP) is a statewide program that provides information and referral services over the phone and in the office. Information specialists link the caller/visitor to organizations that provide service to older persons and persons of all ages with disabilities, send printed material about services and/or assist in completing applications for benefits and services.
Each county and Baltimore City operates a MAP Office. Below are phone numbers for the offices in Maryland. Offices are usually open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information about the services each area provides for its citizens, links to local government web sites are provided.
|Allegany County Area Agency on Aging|
|Anne Arundel County||410-222-4257|
|Upper Shore Area Agency on Aging|
|MAC, Inc. Area Agency on Aging|
|Garrett County Area Agency on Aging|
|Prince George's County||301-265-8450|
|Queen Anne's County||410-758-1040|
|St. Mary's County||301-475-4200|
|Washington County Commission on Aging|
Eldercare Locator will be a valuable resource for you if your loved one lives in another state. Eldercare Locater is a nationwide resource office that provides information about services to seniors. They can be reached by calling 1-800-677-1116, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Eastern Time.
Benefits Checkup.org, a service of the National Council on Aging, is an online resource that can help you determine all programs for which your loved one is eligible. You will provide income, asset and demographic information and Benefits Checkup will provide you with a printout of all programs for which you or your loved one may be eligible.