LIGHT Intake & Assessment Unit

LIGHT assists Baltimore City residents in obtaining and coordinating the delivery of a variety of no- and low-cost services to help them become more self-sufficient, safer, more stable and healthier in their homes.

LIGHT Coordinators conduct assessments and screen clients for a range of needs and then match client needs and eligibility with available services, including but not limited to: 

Services are provided by Baltimore City agencies as well as outside organizations.

Download the LIGHT Program Partner Manual (updated 5/1/15) to see the full list of services available through the LIGHT program.

How Can I Get Services?

Agencies in partnership with the LIGHT Program (see list below) provide direct referrals for clients who require LIGHT assistance. Once a referral is received, LIGHT Coordinators schedule home visits to conduct comprehensive screenings, determine program eligibility, and assist with applications and on-going case management.

Download the LIGHT Referral Form

Partner Agencies

The LIGHT program depends on a strong network of partner agencies. To become a participating agency in the LIGHT Program or find out more information, contact Nicole Hart, the LIGHT Program Director.

Partners of the LIGHT Program include:

Baltimore CASH Campaign
Baltimore City Community Action Partnership
Baltimore City Health Department
Baltimore Office of Sustainability
Bar Association of Baltimore City
Catholic Charities of Baltimore
Civic Works
Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc.
Franciscan Center
Fuel Fund of Maryland
Green and Healthy Homes Initiative
Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake
HealthCare Access Maryland
Healthy Neighborhoods
The IMAGE Center of Maryland
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Maryland Joint Insurance Association
Maryland New Directions
Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore
Office of Peoples Counsel
Park Heights Renaissance
Public Justice Center
Rebuilding Together Baltimore
St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center

Contact Information

LIGHT Intake & Assessment Unit
2700 N. Charles Street, Suite 201
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 396-3023