Maryland Access Point of Howard County (MAP)
Maryland Access Point of Howard County (MAP) is a trusted source of information and assistance for Howard County residents who need or want to plan for their immediate and future needs. MAP serves adults 50 years and older, adults 18 years and older with a disability, family members and other caregivers, and health or business professionals.
MAP can help you with:
Guidance with Assistance and Benefits
Referrals to Programs and Services
Plan for the Future
MAP Tax Credit Assistance 2020
Maryland Access Point is again teaming with the Department of Finance to provide assistance for older adults and adults with disabilities to complete simple tax credit applications! Applications are available from Maryland Access Point if you wish to complete them yourself. If you need assistance, MAP specialists are available Monday-Friday from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm by appointment at our main office at 9830 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046. In addition, MAP Specialists are available for Tax Credit assistance at the Florence Bain 50+ Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am-12noon, or by appointment for Korean-speaking clients by calling 410-313-7388.
To make an appointment at Patuxent Woods or at one of the 50+ Centers, call 410-313-1234 and speak with a MAP Specialist.
Summary of Tax Credits – 2020
Homestead Credit – State of Maryland Program – 410-767-2165
Homeowners Tax Credit – State of Maryland Program – 410-767-4433
Senior Tax Credit – Howard County Program – 410-313-4076
Aging in Place Tax Credit – Howard County Program – 410-313-4076
Must be filed by May 1st
Livable Homes Tax Credit – Howard County Program – 410-313-4076
The following is the assistance days at our 50+ Centers and call 410-313-1234 to make an appointment.
East Columbia 50+ Center:
Elkridge 50+ Center:
Ellicott City 50+ Center:
Glenwood 50+ Center:
North Laurel 50+ Center:
Planning for long-term services includes knowing your options, planning wisely, and taking action before a crisis happens. Begin by scheduling a planning session with an Options Counselor at your local Howard County MAP office 410-313-1234.
Who should plan?
Where can you get started?
Contact your MAP office at 410-313-1234 and ask to schedule a planning session with the MAP Options Counselor.
What Happens During an Options Counseling Session?
Get Ready for Your Planning Session