(other than mutual aid)

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Last update: 5/12/21

Please contact these organizations directly with any questions. Email us with additional resources we can share!

VaccineS

Health Care

  • Proyecto Salud: Has two clinics (in Wheaton and Olney) and provides medical care to people without insurance.

Diapers

  • DC Area Diaper Bank emergency hubs (including the following listing at Adventist): https://greaterdcdiaperbank.org/our-programs/diaperhubs/
  • Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington (ACSGW): 501 Sligo Ave., Silver Spring 20910. Ride on Bus #16, 20 & 24. [All services by appointment only. Call 301- 585-6556 between 10am and 3pm. Diapers available by appointment only Monday-Thursday 10am – 2pm. Food Pantry by appointment only Monday-Thursday 10am – 2pm. Must provide child’s proof of birth at pickup.]

Internet

  • Free outdoor wifi 24/7: Montgomery County has used COVID relief funds to install free outdoor wifi at the Aspen Hill, Davis (North Bethesda), Gaithersburg, Germantown, Maggie Nightingale (Poolesville), Marilyn Praisner (Burtonsville), Rockville Memorial, Twinbrook, Wheaton and White Oak libraries, as well as in front of the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza.  
  • “Internet To Go”: Borrow a mobile hot spot from the Montgomery County public library
  • Broadband subsidies for those that qualify. Also a $100 discount on a qualified device.

Phone Plans

Food assistance

  • FREE Kosher meals to children 18 and younger
  • Rockville Rainbow Collective: Facebook page, provides meals for QTPOC (Queer and Trans People of Color) in the region, sign up for meals here
  • Montgomery County Public Schools: MCPS recently announced that all children under 18 years of age can receive free food via the free food program. Breakfast and lunch is given out from 11am to 1pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays (double meals), and Fridays (there is no food service on Thursdays). Families do not need to provide a student ID number in order to receive food for youth under 18 years old.
  • From Montgomery County 1/5/21: Residents looking for information on food assistance resources can now request help by completing a simple online form. Available in seven languages (Amharic, Chinese, English, French, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese), the form is reviewed by a trained resource specialist, and residents receive a return phone call within one business day. The specialist will determine a resident’s individual food needs and help them locate food assistance in their community. No Personally identifiable information is needed to get help. Information is available about free food distribution sites, free meal and grocery delivery, SNAP (Food Stamps), local food assistance providers, and other resources in Montgomery County. Residents can also call 311 and ask for the Food Access Call Center to get help with their food needs.
  • Montgomery County Food Resources: Includes food giveaway events, food near you, food access call center, food for children, food for older adults, information on SNAP and WIC, meal delivery, grocery delivery. (Espanol & English)
  • Montgomery County Food Assistance Resource Directory: Locations throughout the county.
  • Shepherd’s Table: 8106 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, 20910. M-F 7:30-8:25am, 12-12:55pm, 6-7:25pm. Sat/Sun 10:30-11:25am, 6:00-7:25pm.
  • Interfaith Works: 8106 Georgia Ave, 2nd floor (Progress Empowerment Place Building), Silver Spring 20910. 301-585-4471.
  • MoCo Food Council: Food assistance map. Includes locations for providers, SNAP, farmers’ markets, and WIC.
  • Manna Food Center: Food distribution sites. [To be eligible to receive food from Manna, you must be Montgomery County resident, be under income requirements ($36,000 single, $76,000 family of four), can receive once every 30 days. For more info please see: https://bit.ly/2xIdIlK
  • Bethesda First Baptist Church (Bethesda Cares Organized): 5033 Wilson Lane, Bethesda 20814. Take-out lunches. M-F 12:30-1:30pm. Back of the church, call 301-907-9244.
  • Bethesda Presbyterian (Bethesda Cares Organized): 7601 Clarendon Road, Bethesda 20814. Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm. Call 301-907-9244.
  • Our Lady of Lourdes (Bethesda Cares Organized): 7500 Pearl Street, Bethesda 20814. Sundays 4:00-6:00pm. Call 301-907-9244.
  • Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington (ACSGW): 501 Sligo Ave., Silver Spring 20910. Ride on Bus #16, 20 & 24. [All services by appointment only. Call 301- 585-6556 between 10am and 3pm. Diapers available by appointment only Monday-Thursday 10am – 2pm. Food Pantry by appointment only Monday-Thursday 10am – 2pm. Must provide child’s proof of birth at pickup.]
  • Community Fridge: LEFT, REAR SIDE OF 6719 Conway Ave. (It’s a corner lot, with a large pine tree and wooden shed next to 403 Circle Ave – follow the wood-chipped path to fridge and white coolers resting on pallets. Currently covered by a large brown tarp. (Hint: it’s next to the PINK SLED.) You’ll often find day-old or dumpster dived items of various age and condition. You’ll often find day-old or dumpster dived items of various age and condition.
  • Community Pantry: “The purple bins” are located in Takoma Park at the corner of Garland and Kennebec on Kennebec street where it dead ends. There are a variety of items, some taken in/near dumpsters but some also donated. 

RENT RELIEF

OTHER

  • Job leads: these are jobs that people send us, with information to contact the potential employers.
  • Crisis Center: Free crisis services 24 hours a day/ 365 days a year. Services are provided by telephone (240-777-4000) or in person at 1301 Piccard Drive in Rockville (no appointment needed). 
  • Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County: Nonprofit providing conflict resolution services
  • Big on Kindness: Kindness exchange community initiative based in Montgomery County, Maryland, aimed at helping families with small children who are struggling with basic needs in Washington D.C. and Maryland area (Español & English)
  • Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar (Español)
  • Direct Support for Immigrants / Apoyo Directo a Inmigrantes (Español & English)
  • Mary’s Center: Provides health care and social services for both adults and children; offers free COVID-19 testing
  • Olney Together: Providing food and funds to local families, based out of Olney. Facebook group || Website
  • Buy Nothing: Join the Facebook group for your local Buy Nothing group, where you can give and receive things for free with your neighbors.
  • DC Cares: See image below. Provides one-time payment $1000 to qualifying DC residents suffering economic hardship but who do not qualify for unemployment. 202-332-1264. (Español & English)