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DACA Renewal Clinics and Information 
Click here to see upcoming clinic dates for help with DACA renewals and the latest DACA news.
World of Montgomery Festival *NEW*
Join us Sunday, October 15, 2017 for the World of Montgomery Festival at Montgomery College in Rockville. 
Watch a video about this exciting festival in EnglishSpanishKoreanChineseVietnameseFrench and Amharic.

Montgomery County's Citizenship Initiative  
Visit our new Citizenship page to learn about Montgomery County's collaboration with Cities for Citizenship, a coordinated communications and outreach campaign to encourage eligible community members to naturalize this year.
Included in this effort are robust programming and events to support naturalization.  

Fall Programs 2017 
Visit our Programs page to see what we're offering in Summer and Fall 2017 at our four sites throughout
Montgomery County, MD.
Gilchrist Center's Wheaton Site Has Moved 
The Gilchrist Center in Wheaton has moved to a temporary site while it waits for its permanent location to be ready. The temporary Wheaton site will be lcoated in the Westfield North building at 2730 University Blvd. West, Suite 220, Wheaton MD 20902, starting on September 5, 2017. The building is conveniently located at the intersection of University Blvd. and Veirs Mill Rd., near the CVS Pharmacy, and is within walking distance of the Wheaton Metro Station and serveral Metrobus stops. To download the flyer about the new location, please click here.

Quick Start Guide

               Quick Start Guide for Immigrants in Montgomery County, MD
In a quick glance, the "Quick Start Guide for Immigrants in Montgomery County, MD" offers the top resources immigrants and newcomers may need when getting started in Montgomery County. The guide is available in  EnglishSpanishFrenchKorean, Chinese and Vietnamese. An Amharic version is coming soon.


About Us

The Gilchrist Center is Montgomery County's official welcome center for immigrants and newcomers.

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The Gilchrist Center offers a variety of programs and services to the Montgomery County community.

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Resources and Publications

Links to useful community resources and service providers that will meet your needs.

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Charles W. Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center 240-777-4940
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