Service Information

SCAN distributes supplemental food to eligible families every thirty days.  Canned and dry goods are available year-round. Most times we have frozen meats such as chicken, turkey or ham. Seasonally we receive donations of venison, eggs and fresh vegetables.

If you or someone you know are in need of SCAN services, please see Eligibility requirements.

If you would like to become a SCAN volunteer, please see Volunteer Opportunities.

SCAN serves Anne Arundel County residents living within the following boundaries:

South of Central Avenue, Route 214,
East of the Patuxent River,
And North of the Calvert Count Line.

Please see map below. Click on map to enlarge.

If you live outside of SCAN’s service area, below are links for additional resources in Maryland.

Additional Resources:
Anne Arundel County Food Bank
Maryland Food Bank
Food Pantries in Maryland

SCAN Service Area Map



Individuals residing in the SCAN Service Area who meet ANY ONE of the criteria below are eligible to receive food once every thirty days:

* Unemployed

* Gross monthly income at or below the following levels:
Household Size        Monthly Gross Income
1                                 $1,595
2                                 $2,155
3                                 $2,715
4                                 $3,835
5                                 $4,395
6                                 $4,955
7                                 $4,876
8                                 $5,515
For each additional member add $561

*Recipient of:
Energy Assistance
Medical Assistance
EUSP (Electric Universal Service Program) Assistance
SNAP  (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Assistance
TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)


Stop by SCAN during operating hours, Thursdays and Saturdays 9am-12pm, and fill out an application.  Or download the one below and bring it with you.

SCAN Application

Please bring a photo ID with your current address or a photo ID and an official document or bill that shows your current address.