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The most thorough and up-to-date website is Gaithersburg City – Community Support During Coronavirus

General information/referrals:

Rent/Utility: Gaithersburg HELP can NOT help directly with rent/utilities. Clients should first call their landlords/utility companies to try to work out payment. Then they can call:

  • Safety Net program at Family Services – 301-840-3240
  • City of Gaithersburg Community Services – 301-258-6395
  • Montgomery County HHS – 240-777-4550 or 240-777-0311
    NOTE: Clients must already be LATE on rent, but don’t need an eviction notice.
  • Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) – 240-777-4450
  • The COVID-19 Rent Relief Program has reopened. Visit the program website (English /Español) for more information.
  • WSSC Financial Assistance with Water and Sewer Bills — 301-206-4001


School Meals:

  • Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)
  • Women Who Care Ministries (WWCM) – WWCM provides weekend meals to low-income children and families. Food distribution is every Friday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please visit WWCM’s page frequently for up-to-date information on food distribution sites.