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What is the 100,000 Homes Campaign?

 


County Executive Isiah Leggett and Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz announce Montgomery County’s Third Annual
 

 Homeless Resource Day

Thursday, November 7, 2013 
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Activity Center at Bohrer Park
  506 South Frederick Avenue
  Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
   (Next to Gaithersburg High School)

 


Why Homeless Resource Day?

The day is a "one day, one stop," opportunity for individuals and families experiencing homelessness or a risk of being homeless to access benefits and services in the County.   


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

During the past two years Homeless Resource Day has served over 600 individuals and families to access services and resources.  Some of the comments from the residents have been (Click Here to read the Full 2012 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... 

 


What is the 100,000 Homes Campaign?