Community Action Partnership

Community Action Partnership

The mission of the Baltimore City Community Action Partnership is to reduce poverty by offering opportunities for low-income households through education, financial empowerment, housing and energy services, food resources and capacity building.... Read More


FREE Tax Preparation Services

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides FREE tax preparation services for residents who earned $55,000 or less in 2018. IRS-trained staff at Baltimore City CAP’s three VITA sites, located at the Northern (5225 York Road), Northwest (3939 Reisterstown Road) and Southern (606 Cherry Hill Road) CAP Centers, help qualifiying City residents file their taxes and apply for various tax credits, including the Earned Income Tax Credit. Schedule an appointment by calling 410-234-8008 or visiting When scheduling, request to have your appointment at a CAP center.  



2018 – 2019 Energy Assistance Program

Baltimore City residents can visit ANY Community Action Partnership Center to apply for assistance with their utility bill(s). Qualifying customers may apply for Energy Assistance Grants annually, beginning July 1. Eligible applicants must have an existing BGE account and meet the following income guidelines:

     Income Requirements

Applicants must provide the following items:

  • Photo Identification
  • Proof of income for the last 30 days for all household members
  • Proof of residence (rent or lease agreement, mortgage)
  • Social Security card(s) for all household members
  • Current utility bill

Residents can also apply online at by clicking create an account or “sign in". You can also mail a completed application to the OHEP Processing Center at 1731 E. Chase Street, Baltimore, MD, 21213. Please visit to check the status of a submitted application. For more information, please call 410-396-6406.

PAST EVENTS                                                     

2018 Financial Literacy & College 101 @ Morgan State University 


Baltimore City Community Action Partnership is providing FREE financial literacy and college preparation workshops at Morgan State University (MSU). The workshops are for Baltimore City youth ages 13 - 21. Participants will learn how to use a debit pay card, manage their money and how to save their money. Participants will also learn how to prepare and pay for college through admission requirements and financial aid/scholarship opportunities. FREE lunch will be provided. There are nine workshops scheduled from July - August: July 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31 & August 3, 7. All workshops are from 9 AM - 2 PM.

Click HERE to register.