We understand that this is a difficult time. There are several organizations waving late fees, postponing payments, or offering services.
The City of Greenbelt
The Finance Office will only be able to take drop-off refuse, tax payment, etc. through the drop box slot on the side door of the Municipal Building. The payment method of choice for this emergency will be through the mail. Late payments will be excused during this time.
Essential programs for seniors such as the Food and Friendship program and Produce Distribution will be carried out, but with some changes. Arrangements have been made to get the meals to the people who need them and the City will continue to provide these services. Please call the City offices if you have a specific need or question at 301-474-8000. GAIL staff is arranging to do its counseling services over the phone or through other methods.
Local Business Resources
Economic Development has put together the following links to assist our local businesses:
If your business is in need of assistance during this time, please contact the City of Greenbelt at (301) 474-8000 to be connected with Economic Development support.
Other Important Links
Capital Area Food Bank
Pop-Up food distribution will be available from the Capital Area Food Bank at 3 locations from 3-7PM. We will post dates upcoming dates here. Past events were Tuesday, March 17 and Saturday, March 21.
|Giant (parking lot)
6000 Greenbelt Rd
|Giant (parking lot)
7074 Allentown Rd
Camp Springs, MD
|Giant (parking lot)
10480 Campus Way South
Click here to view more information on other locations as they become available.
Cell Phone Providers
AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon are offering unlimited data for 60 days. Some providers are offering mobile hot spot data, waiving late fees and are refraining from terminating service. Please check with your provider for more information.
In response to emergency measures associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19), Internet Essentials will increase speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for all customers. This speed increase will happen automatically - no action is required by customers. In addition, new customers will receive two months of free service. Click here to sign up.
Department of Natural Resources
Governor Hogan has issued an executive order related to licenses, permits, registrations, and other authorizations that may be expiring or up for renewal during the state of emergency. The executive order immediately grants a grace period of 30 days after the date of termination of the state of emergency. Click here to learn more.
The Greenbelt Connection
The Greenbelt Connection is still operating at this time. They offer free or low cost tranportation to Greenbelt residents. We recommend calling at least 3 days in advance. Click here to learn more.
Pepco is suspending service disconnections and waiving new late payment fees through at least May 1 and will be working with customers on a case-by-case basis to establish payment arrangements and identify energy assistance options. Click here for more information.
Prince George's County Public Schools
PGCPS will provide “grab and go” lunches at regional locations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Springhill Lake Elementary is one of these locations. Click here for more information.
Senior Call Check Program
This is a FREE daily call check to Maryland residents 65+ living at home alone. The Senior Call Check program is designed to check on you daily and allow you to age in place longer. Register today or share! https://aging.maryland.gov/Pages/senior-call-check.aspx
PM Pediatrics does not have COVID-19 tests, but they are offering virtual care or in office visits with extra precautions. Click here to learn more.
The Maryland Department of Transportation has put together this toolkit for employers for teleworking.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Metro announces additional COVID-19 changes, including reduced service beginning Monday. Learn more here.
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC)
WSSC Water will waive late fees and work one on one with customers impacted by the outbreak. Click here to learn more.
Verizon is waving late fees for the next 60 days and is not terminating service for inability to pay. Click here for more information.
The City has an Emergency Assistance Fund that has run dry. If you would like to contribute in this time of need, donations can be dropped off at the City Office (25 Crescent Rd) through the secured drop box.