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The Latest News from Senator Rosapepe's Office February 2024

Snow and Ice Control: Roadways

            When a snow emergency is declared, the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) is responsible for providing “passable” conditions on County roads.

            To learn about the County’s Snow Plan and how to report cold weather-related concerns, visit

            To monitor the clearing of roadways in your neighborhood with the new PGC Snow Tracker, visit


Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

            The Prince George's County Ombudsman Program's purpose is to ensure that residents of long-term care facilities receive the care they deserve. Anyone can contact the Ombudsman, residents, staff, family or friends of residents, public agencies, community groups, or individuals interested in the quality of care in long-term care facilities. There is no charge. If you would like more information, you can contact the Ombudsman Coordinator, Kelly Snipes, at 301-265-8455. If you would like to volunteer with the program, also contact Ms. Snipes.


List of Food Assistance Distributions

Below is a list of where you can receive food assistance in and around Beltsville.


Lifehouse Church Drive-Thru Food Pantry

Location: 12304 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705

Dates: 2nd & 4th Mondays

Times: 2PM-6PM


Beltsville Seventh-Day Adventist Community Center

Beltsville Adventist Community Center (BACC) distributes food on the fourth Friday of each month, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (while supplies last).

The distribution is in the parking lot of Beltsville Seventh Day Adventist Church, 4200 Ammendale Road in Beltsville.

Location: 4200 Ammendale Road Beltsville, MD 20705

Dates: Every fourth Friday

Times: 10AM-12:30PM


Kingdom Fellowship AME Church

The Kingdom Fellowship Church, in partnership with Councilman Dernoga’s office, distributes boxes of fresh produce, protein, and dairy products each Saturday. Boxes will be available for pick up on a first-come, first-served basis.

Location: 11710 Beltsville Drive, Beltsville, MD 20705

Dates: Every Saturday

Times: Starts 9AM until all items have been given away


Whosoever Will Christian Church





Whosoever Will Christian Church addresses the needs of low-income individuals and households that lack reliable access to nutritious food and may regularly experience hunger.

Location: 4514 Sellman Rd, Beltsville, MD 20705

Dates: Every Wednesday & Saturday

Times: Wed: 4PM-7PM; Sat: 12PM-3PM


Lifehouse Ministries International Bread of Life Distribution Pantry

The food pantry currently functions as a drive-thru pickup.

Location: 10727 Tucker Street Beltsville, MD 20705

Dates: Every Saturday

Times: 10AM-1PM


Senior Call Check Available to Maryland Residents

            Are you home alone? Would you like someone to check in with you daily? If you are 65+, the Maryland Department of Aging offers you a free service for an automated daily phone call at a scheduled time. If you do not pick up after three attempts, the service will call an alternate person on your behalf to check on you. You must have an active landline or cell phone to participate in the program. Sign up online here or by phone at 1-866-502-0560.


COVID info and help

            MDGOVAX Call Center Services are transitioning to 2-1-1 Maryland. Marylanders can still receive information and referrals regarding COVID-19 resources by calling 2-1-1 or texting your zip code to 898 211.


COVID-19 Financial Assistance for Homeowners

            Are you struggling to keep up with your mortgage payments or other housing costs due to COVID-19 related financial hardships? The Maryland Homeowner Assistance Fund may be able to help. Visit the State of Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development website at or call the department at 301-429-7400 to check eligibility and get assistance with navigating the application portal.


Contact me

            Please let me know if there are other issues you have questions or thoughts about. And, of course, feel free to be in touch if I can be of help to you. Just email or call 410-841-3141.

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