People Who Need Long Terms Services and Supports in Nursing Facilities or Community Settings

Long Term Care

Medicaid covers the cost of long-term care in nursing facilities for low income individuals who meet Medicaid eligibility, medical, and financial requirements.

You can apply for long term care in the following ways:
  • Online through MDThink ​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • In person or by mail. You can go in person to or mail your completed long term care application and required documentation to:
    • ​​If you live in Baltimore City or Baltimore, Anne Arundel, or Prince George’s counties, the Bureau of Long Term Care, 346 Frederick Rd., Catonsville, MD 21228
    • If you live in other counties, your local department of social services
​​​Click here for the office in your county where you can apply for Long Term Care or mail your application to.
  • You can download the long term care application below to take in person or mail.

For more information about the Long Term Care Program, click here​.

Home and Community Based Waiver Programs

For information about Home and Community-based Waiver Programs and how to apply, go to the HCBS homepage.​​