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Montgomery County Community Action Agency

1401 Rockville Pike, 3rd Floor, Rockville, MD


  • VITA: In-person and virtual appointments for prior year taxes (2018 - 2021) and amended returns will begin on May 23.  Scheduling will begin on May 16.  Please check the CASHBACK website for more information.
  • TESS: The TESS team continues to serve low-income county residents virtually as it prepares to finalize its move to a nearby location on Flower Avenue. We will notify the public when the new site is open to serve clients.  Please call 240-773-8260 for more information. 
  • Head Start: Parents and guardians may now register their children for Head Start/PreK for the 2022 – 2023 school year. If you are new to MCPS, please create an account.  If you are already a MCPS parent, please log into the ParentVUE site.  For those who do not have a computer or need assistance, in-person registration will be available at Rocking Horse Road Center, 4910 Macon Road, Rockville, between 9 am and 4 pm, Monday - Friday.  Saturday registration hours will be available from 9 am - 2 pm on April 2 and 30 and May 7 and 21.  Please visit the Head Start page for more information.

For the latest information about COVID-19 in Montgomery County, please visit the  County's official COVID-19 website

Mission Statement

The mission of the Montgomery County Community Action Agency is to advance social and economic mobility among communities and neighbors through services, partnerships, and advocacy using an equity lens.
*Approved by the Community Action Board on September 22, 2020

The CAA, the County’s federally-designated anti-poverty agency, is part of Montgomery’s County Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Community Affairs, and a member of the
National Community Action Partnership  and the Maryland Community Action Partnership .

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