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Visit One of Our Citizenship Corners!
Visit one of our Countywide Citizenship Corners to obtain information on how to become a citizen!
Upcoming and Ongoing Citizenship Resources
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WINTER 2019 Programs  *NEW*

Check out our   new classes and programs  for Winter 2019, as well as offerings from our community partner organizations.


Update: Frequently Asked Questions
In light of recent developments in immigration policy, we have updated our FAQ resource to include Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and DACA information.  Access it English (version 8.28.2018) and Spanish (version 2.16.2018.


Welcoming Communities Transatlantic Exchange Program
Montgomery County participated in the Welcoming Communities Transatlantic Exchange program in 2018. Learn about the WCTE Montgomery County team's experience in visiting German communities in November, and their lessons learned from these German communities' successes and challenges on immigrant integration. Download the presentation by clicking 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  EnglishSpanish ( Español),  French ( Français),  Korean ( 한국어),  Chinese ( 中文),  Vietnamese ( Tiếng Việt), and  Amharic ( አማርኛ). 

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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