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Resource Guides Find special programs and services for seniors and youth.

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.

Resources for Seniors

For more legal resources for seniors, visit our Legal / Seniors page.

Resources for Youth

Montgomery County Public School

Children's Needs

  • Clothing, Diapers: Visit the Clothing/Diapers section of our website for details.
  • Women, Infant, and Children (WIC):
    • Call Community Clinics, Inc. (CCI) to apply: (301) 762-9426. Provides healthy foods, nutrition counseling and breastfeeding support to pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children under age five.  Immigration status not required.  
  • Judy Center:  (410) 767-6546.
    • Offers childcare assistance, parenting classes, case management, play groups. 
  • ChildLink : ( 240) 777-4769.
    • Information and referral for families with young children, consultations on child development or parenting issues, or situations which require early intervention services.

Childcare Subsidies

  • Working Parents Assistance Program:   (240) 777-1177
    • This program can assist eligible families by contributing to the cost of childcare through the County funded Working Parents Assistance Program. 
  • Maryland Child Care Scholarship Program  (formerly known as Child Care Subsidy)
    • (877) 227-0125. Provides financial assistance with childcare costs to eligible working families in Maryland. 

 Assistance Locating Childcare

 Youth Programs from local nonprofit agencies

  • Identity:
    • Serves Latino in-school and out-of-school youth and their families.  
  • Latin American Youth Center
    • Provides opportunities in academics, arts and recreation, job readiness, safe places to live, and health and wellness.
  • Future Link:
    • For young adults ages 18-25: mentoring, tutoring, internships, career exploration
  • Community Bridges:
    • After- and out-of-school Girls Program, grades 4 through 12.
  • Asian American Lead:
    • After-school programs for Asian American youth at Parkland, Julius West, and Newport Mill Elementary Schools, and Blair, Einstein, and Wheaton High Schools.
  • Liberty's Promise:
    • After-school programs for immigrant youth at Blair, Northwood, Kennedy, Springbrook, Wheaton, Gaithersburg, and Quince Orchard High Schools. Summer internships.
  • Crittenton Services:
    • Leadership, empowerment, life skills programs in school for teen girls.
  • College Tracks:
    • College readiness programs at BCC, Paint Branch, Quince Orchard, Watkins Mill, and Wheaton High Schools. 
  • Generation Hope:
    • Provides support to teen parents in college.
  • Family Solutions:
    • Mentoring and leadership programs for youth and families
  • Worksource Montgomery:
    • Young Adult Opportunity Program (YAOP) provides career coaching and counseling, and job readiness training.
  • Catholic Charities:​ Group circles for Latino youth to discuss challenges, goal setting, develop leadership.