Gaithersburg HELP does not provide funds directly for rent or utility issues. We provide a block of funding to UMAN (Upper Montgomery Assistance Network) for these concerns. You may call UMAN, however, they will ask that you have gone to HHS (Health and Human Services) in Germantown first.


These organizations provide additional help to our community:

Crisis Center-Montgomery County HHS Program
240-777-4000
1301 Piccard Dr., Rockville

Montgomery County Dept. of Health and Human Services
240-777-4448
12900 Middlebrook Rd., Germantown

Montgomery County 311 Referral Information Line
311

Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NON)
240-773-1151
200 Girard St. Suite 203, Gaithersburg

Upper Montgomery Assistance Network (UMAN)
301-926-4422
Rent/Utility issues and referral info

Manna Food Center
301-424-1130
Service limited to once a month.

Bethesda HELP
301-365-2022
Serves residents in an area of approximately 25 square miles bounded by the District of Columbia on the south; Falls Road, Montrose Road, and Randolph Road on the north; Veirs Mill Road, Georgia Avenue, and 16th Street on the east; and the Potomac River, MacArthur Blvd. and Clara Barton Pkwy on the west. Service Area is illustrated at http://www.bethesdahelp.org/Map-of-Service-Area

Damascus HELP
301-253-4100
Serves the areas of upper Montgomery County covered by zip codes 20871, 20872, 20882 north of Brink Rd and 20876 from route 27 north of Brink Rd

Germantown HELP
301-482-1320
Provides delivered emergency food, prescription assistance and holiday help to residents of Germantown, Maryland zip codes 20874 and 20876

Midcounty United Ministries (MUM)
301-929-8675
Serves residents in the following zip codes: 20853, 20895, 20896, 20902 and 20906

Ministries United Silver Spring / Takoma Park (MUSST)
301-495-4699
Provides emergency assistance to eligible residents in zip codes 20901, 20910, 20912, and the Montgomery County portion of 20783

Olney HELP
301-774-4334
Provides assistance to eligible residents of Olney, Brookeville, Brinklow, Sandy Spring or Ashton, Maryland zip codes 20832, 20833, 20860, 20861 and 20862

Rockville HELP
301-564-0800
Serves Rockville residents in an area bounded by Redland Road, Needwood Road, and Muncaster Mill Road on the north; Norbeck Road and the Rock Creek Trail on the east, Randolph Road and Montrose Road on the south, and Rockville City limits on the west. Service Area is illustrated at https://www.rockvillehelp.org/

Western Upper Montgomery County HELP (WUMCO)
301-972-8481
Service Area includes a wide swath of the upper county, roughly the area from Frederick County line (northwest) to Potomac River (west/southwest) to Clarksburg and Germantown (east), including the towns of Poolesville, Boyds, Barnesville, Dickerson and Beallsville

Montgomery County Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
The VITA program provides FREE tax preparation services for low to moderate income County residents
240-777-1123