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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

Food:

  • Gaithersburg CARES Hub – 301-793-3321
  • Montgomery Village Resource Center (The Equity Center) – contact via email: equitycentergmv@gmail.com. Saturdays at 9:30 am, drive-through and walk-in food distribution at 701 Russell Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 in the Lake Forest Mall, by the entrance between Macy’s and Sears.
  • Manna — 301-424-1130
  • MCMF (Muslim Found. Food Bank) — 301-825-3657
  • Lord’s Table Brown Bags 12:30-1:30pm, Epworth UMC, 9008 Rosemont Dr.
  • WIC (Women, Infant & Children) — 301-840-8339
  • SNAP (Food Stamps HHS) — 240-777-3420
  • P-EBT (Pandemic- Electronic Benefit Transfer)
  • Nourish Now is doing off-site distributions Monday-Friday (multiples sites a day, first come first serve). Please check out the Nourish Now website to see the distribution sites including times and addresses
  • Montgomery County COVID-19 Food Resources
  • The County just launched a new online form that any resident can use to receive food assistance

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.