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Homeless Resouce Day 2014

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Homeless Resource Day is a one-day one stop opportunity for individuals and families experiencing homelessness or at risk  to access services, resources and information.  County Executive Isiah Leggett and Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz have partnered again to sponsor the fourth annual Homeless Resource Day on:

Thursday, November 13, 2014
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

The Activity Center at Bohrer Park 
506 South Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

 


History

Homeless Resource Day is an initiative that is taking place nationwide to provide needed assistance to those experiencing homelessness.  In 2011, Governor Martin O'Malley asked that all Departments of Social Services replicate the event so that Homeless Resource Days are held throughout the State.  Montgomery County has sponsored the event annually since 2011 with the partnership of the City of Gaithersburg, homeless provider agencies, and other public and private partners throughout the County.


Guest Responses

Homeless Resource Days has helped over 900 individuals and families access services and resources. Comments from the residents include the following:

(Click Here to read the Full 2013 Guest Report):


Services

Among the services planned during this event are housing assistance, health care education and information, shelter information, legal consultation, free credit reports and counseling, haircuts, information about Veterans Administration benefits, Social Security benefits and applications for library cards, and identification from the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration and more...