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If you cannot find what you're looking for from the information below, call us at (240) 777-4940 (Mon to Fri, 9am—5pm) or visit us at one of our locations to ask about programs that can help you.

Montgomery County Resources                                    Other Resources

General:

  • Montgomery County COVID-19 Website

    Get information on COVID vaccines, testing, and more. Visit the "Get Help" section to find out where to get help with food, housing, health care, and other needs.
  • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

    DHHS provides many different programs for various needs, including: Aging and Disability Services; Behavioral Health and Crisis Services; Children, Youth and Family Services; Health Services; and Housing. Use the menu bar at the top of the  DHHS website to learn about the different programs available in Montgomery County. Up-to-date information on how to apply for programs is available here. (Español) For questions about program eligibility, contact the Office of Eligibility and Support Services (OESS) at 240-777-1003 or OESS.MOCO@montgomerycountymd.gov.
  • MC311

    Call 311 to get information on Montgomery County government information and services.  You can reach the MC311 Customer Service Center by dialing 311 (or 240-777-0311) on your phone, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., or  use MC311 online anytime.

Resource Guides:

Online Search Tools:

  • InfoMontgomery

    Online tool to search for various services throughout Montgomery County, MD.
  • Montgomery County Network of Care

    Online directory for resources in Montgomery County. Focus is on resources for behavioral health, crisis services, and substance abuse, but additional community resources in other areas are also included.

Other Municipalities:

Additional services may be available if you live in one of the following incorporated cities in Montgomery County:

State of Maryland:

Nationwide:

  • 211

    Helpline answered by community specialists who can provide information on resources throughout the country.  Call 211 to learn about resources and services to address any need.  Or, visit the 211 website (English) (Español) to search for services online. 
  • FindHelp.org

    Provides information about services and resources across the U.S.  Search for services by zip code.
  • Benefits.gov

    Use the Benefit Finder to find benefits that you might be eligible to receive and get directed to the agency where you should apply.  Note: For Montgomery County residents, the Department of Health and Human Services is the typical entry point for many public benefits. Information regarding immigrant eligibility for public benefit programs can be found on our Public Benefits & Public Charge page.

If you are a service provider and would like to correct or update information on this page, please send an email to: gilchristcenter@montgomerycountymd.gov.
Website content is a product of Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center's internal research. The Gilchrist Center does not guarantee the accuracy of the provided information or endorse any particular provider. Please contact the programs directly for the most up-to-date information.