Community Action Agency - Montgomery County
1401 Rockville Pike, 3rd Floor
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Rockville, MD 20852
Class of Housing/Services: Non Profit Organization that provides housing assistance
The Montgomery County Community Action Agency (CAA), the County’s federally-designated anti-poverty agency, is part of Montgomery’s County Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Community Affairs, and a member of the National Community Action Partnership. The Community Action Agency addresses needs of low-income residents in the County through programs designed to stabilize and strengthen families and communities: The Takoma East Silver Spring (TESS) Center – CAA’s “walk-in” TESS Center is a “Neighborhood Opportunity Network” site serving the diverse, low-income community of Long Branch. Its information and referrals, social service assistance, interpretation and translation, education, “VITA” and legal services are delivered in partnership with nonprofits, public agencies and community groups. Head Start – CAA is the grantee for Montgomery County’s Head Start Program, serving 648 three and four-year-olds, in partnership with its delegate, MCPS, and Montgomery College. Partner agencies – CAA provides oversight, monitoring and technical support to its assigned County contracts, working with 25+ local non-profit organizations delivering job training, legal services, clothing and food, social services, and education. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) – in partnership with the IRS, and with its government, academic, and nonprofit partners, CAA coordinates free, year-round tax preparation for low-income residents. The Community Action Board (CAB) serves in an advisory capacity to the County Executive and County Council, and as an advocate on behalf of the poor and working poor of the County. Members are appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. The (CAB) supports governance of Community Action Agency programs, including Head Start. County Boards, Committees and Commissions
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Be a volunteer. Call Community Action Agency - Montgomery County at (240) 777-1697 for current volunteer work opportunities.
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In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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