Community Resource Guide 2017

Emergency Assistance

DHHS 24 Hour Crisis Center1301 Piccard Drive, Rockville, MD. 20850 240-777-4000   24 hours 

DHHS Silver Spring8818 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. 20910 


Mon – Fri8:30 – 5:00 pm

DHHS Rockville1301 Picard Drive, Rockville, MD 20850 


Mon – Fri8:30 – 5:00 pm

DHHS Germantown12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown, MD 20874 


Mon – Fri8:30 – 5:00 pm

Eastern Montgomery Emergency Assistance Network (EMEAN)14015 New Hampshire Ave Silver Spring, MD 20904 (Room 126)

Mon. Wed.: 2 – 4pm Tues., Thurs.:10 – 12 pm Fri: 10 – 3 pm

Mid-County United Ministries (MUM)2424 Reedie Dr.; Wheaton, MD 20902


Mon., Wed. 9:00 – 4:30 pm Thurs.: 9 -3 pm 

Ministries United Silver Spring/Takoma Park (MUSST)8818 Georgia Avenue, Suite 216, Silver Spring, MD. 20910 


Mon 2 – 6 pm,Tues – Fri 10 am -12 pm

MEAP: Heating, Electricity, Weatherization  1301 Picard Drive, 4th floor, Rockville, MD 20850 


8:30 – 5:00 pm

Food Assistance

DHHS Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) 8630 Fenton St, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Mon – Fri8:30 – 5:00 pm

Community Clinic, Inc., Women, Infants & Children Program (WIC) 8630 Fenton St Suite 1204, Silver Spring, MD 20910


 Mon – Fri 8:00 – 4:30 pm

St. Camillus Food Pantry, 1600 St. Camillus Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20903


Fri. 3 – 5pm Sat. 10 – 12 pm 

Mid-County United Ministries (MUM) 2424 Reedie Dr., Wheaton, MD 20902

Mon, Wed 9:00 – 4:30 pm Thurs: 9 -3 pm


Spanish Catholic Center, 12247 Georgia Avenue, S.S., MD 20902

Medical ClinicDental Clinic (Mon and Wed Evening appts available 5 – 8 pm)
301-434-8985 and/or 301- 933-0868
M-F: 8:30 am –5 pmM-F: 8:30 am –5 pm


Department of Housing and Community Affairs100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850-2322 240-777-3600 

Mon – Fri8:30 – 5:00 pm


Catholic Charities Legal Network 924 G St., NW, Washington, DC 20004Consultation fee: $80. Walk-in clients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.

Tue 9:30 – 11:30 am  

Agency Assistance:

Agency Assistance: InterFaith Works: 114 West Montgomery Avenue | Rockville, MD 20850 | 301.762.8682

  • Congregation & Community Emergency Support works with neighbors in financial crisis to provide a safety net. The Hand to Hand and Unmet Needs programs prevent evictions and utility cutoffs through loans and grants. The program provides struggling families with interest-free loans that are repaid in cash or through volunteer service, and distributes cash grants for emergencies, such as unpaid medical or utility bills.

Referral forms for these programs are available through the CCES office. Referral forms with documentation completed by a county, nonprofit, or congregation caseworker, are required for financial assistance through Hand to Hand Project Safety Net and the Unmet Needs Fund.

  • Clothing Center: The Interfaith Clothing Center in Rockville provides low-income families with clothing and home goods free of charge, allowing them to use more of their resources on food, rent, utilities, medicine, and other basic needs. 751 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD; 301-424-3796 Tuesday – Friday: 9am-4:30pm; Saturday: 9am-2pm; Closed Sunday & Monday.
  • Empowerment Center (formerly Community Vision) at Progress Place is a day program and outreach program for adults experiencing homelessness in Montgomery County. At the Center, Interfaith Works provides access to basic needs (such as food, laundry and shower facilities), case management services and a full calendar of recreational and therapeutic groups 

Shepherd’s Table:  8106 Georgia Avenue | Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 | 301-585-6463 

  • Meals: Breakfast - Mon-Fri: 7:30 a.m. -8:30 a.m.; Lunch - Mon-Fri: 12:00-1:00 p.m.; 

Dinner- Daily, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.; Brunch- Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

  • The Resource Center:     Daily: 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Wed 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; Mon – Fri 1:00 – 2:00 pm

The Resource Center improves the daily lives of our clients and dinner guests by offering: access to personal mail and telephone, token assistance to reach shelters, toiletries, blankets, over the counter meds, and referral to shelter services. The Center also offers basic case management services, information and referral, advocacy, bi-lingual services, immigration assistance, prescription assistance and crisis intervention. The Center also coordinates the on-site services of:  Legal Aid lawyers, Department of Veterans Affairs outreach workers, barbers, and tax preparers.

  • Clothes Closet:      Wednesdays 10:00 – 11:30 am
    Clean, gently-used clothing for all seasons are provided to our clients. Clients select from clothing, books for adults and children, children’s toys, handbags and other accessories. Shower facilities, new underwear and socks, clean towels, deodorant, and other toiletries are available.

The Senior Connection: 3950 Ferrara Drive| Silver Spring, MD 20906 | 301-962-0820 The Senior Connection is open 10:00am- 4:00pm, Monday-Friday.

  • SeniorRides: transporting client to a pre-scheduled appointment: Medical appointment or follow up visits; Pharmacy for medication; Senior activities and social events, Religious observations; the bank or post office;
  • PantryFillers:  Food shopping assistance program 
  • MoneyMonitors: Support services while working with client, on a monthly or bi-monthly basis: 

Organization – sorting mail and organizing bills for payment; ∙  Budgeting – setting up a list of monthly income and expenses and adjusting as necessary; ∙  Bill paying – check writing; review monthly bills for accuracy; establishing auto-payments; ∙  Account reconciliation – review monthly bank statements for accuracy and reconciling ∙  Debts – clarifying debt and offering options for debt payment plans; ∙  Money-Saving – identifying possible resources for saving money;∙  Annual taxes – organizing paperwork and identifying low-cost tax-aide preparation services; ∙  Scams/fraud – assisting the client to be alert to potential financial exploitation; offering resources if     financial exploitation has occurred