The Prince George's County Department of Social Services will distribute surplus cheese, butter, dry milk, flour, cornmeal, rice and honey to needy county residents next week. Not all goods are available at every site and residents may receive food only at one site.

For persons whose last names begin with A through L, food will be distributed on Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and for those whose last names begin with M through Z, on Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m..

Eligible persons include those who declare themselves to have an income less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Residents may also receive goods by showing proof of participation in public assistance, food stamps, Medicaid or Energy Assistance. For more information call 422-0400.

Food will be distributed at the following locations:

In the northern county area (between Laurel and Rt. 450): Bowie Town Hall, 2614 Kenhill Dr., Bowie; Greenbelt Town Hall, 25 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt; Help-Laurel, 2 Main St., Laurel (open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m); New Testament Church of God, 6705 New Hampshire Ave., Takoma Park (open 5 to 8 p.m.); St. Paul United Church of Christ, 9721 Good Luck Rd., Seabrook; University Christian Church, 6800 Adelphi Rd., Hyattsville.

In the central county area (between Rt. 450 and Pennsylvania Ave.): American Rescue Workers, 716 Ritchie Rd., Capitol Heights; Colmar Manor Town Hall, 3701 Lawrence St., Colmar Manor; Columbia Park-Kentland Community Center, 2411 Pinebrook Ave., Landover; Fairmount Heights Town Hall, 717 60th Place, Fairmount Heights.

Also, First Baptist Church of Highland Park, 6801 Sheriff Rd., Landover; Glenarden Town Hall, 8600 Glenarden Pkwy., Glenarden; Grace Church of the Nazarene, 1121 Larchmont Ave., Hillside; Seat Pleasant Town Hall, 6301 Addison Rd., Seat Pleasant.

In the southern county area (between Pennsylvania Avenue and Oxon Hill): Camp Springs Elementary School, 6420 Allentown Rd., Camp Springs (open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.); Fire Station No. 20, Pratt St., Upper Marlboro; Full Gospel AME Zion Church, 5311 St. Barnabas Rd., Temple Hills; Le Detroit Baptist Church, 5306 Indian Head Hwy, Oxon Hill; Park 16 Apartments, 4300 Vermillion Ave., Oxon Hill.

Also, Brandywine Fire Station, 14201 Brandywine Rd., Brandywine; Clinton Christian Assembly, 10506 Thrift Rd., Clinton (open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.); Grace United Methodist Church, 11700 Old Fort Rd., Fort Washington; Whitehall Baptist Church, 1205 Farmington Rd., East Accokeek.