Montgomery County Community Action

Montgomery County Community Action

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Linkages to Learning Seeks Gift Cards for Teens

Linkages to Learning Seeks Donation of Gift Cards for Teen Holiday Gifts

The Linkages to Learning (LTL) program seeks gift cards to be given as holiday gifts to teens served by the program.  LTL is a community school partnership between Montgomery County Health and Human Services, Montgomery County Public Schools and non-profit service providers which provides needed health and social services to over 5,400 students and family members in 29 elementary and middle school communities with high rates of poverty.
Each holiday season, gifts are provided to children and teens.  Gift cards can be of any denomination and suggested stores include Target, Walmart, BestBuy, local movie theaters and restaurants.

The goal is to collect 500 gift cards.  Gift cards can be mailed to Linkages to Learning, 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 310, Rockville, MD 20852 or staff is available to pick up cards.

For more information, call Haifa Krakaur at 240.777.1291 or email Haifa.Krakaur@montgomerycountymd.gov

Please click HERE to view the press release.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Volunteer with CAA VITA this Tax Season! #GivingTuesday

It's Giving Tuesday! 

Join the #GivingTuesday movement with the Community Action Agency. 

CAA VITA needs volunteers during the tax season to serve in multiple locations.  To learn more, please contact Erica at 240-777-1123 or VITA@montgomerycountymd.gov

Please click HERE to learn more about the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.


Monday, November 27, 2017

Office of Human Rights Hosts FREE Informational Breakfast About Employment Laws on Dec. 7


The Office of Human Rights invites residents to attend a free informational breakfast about the County's employment laws on Dec. 7, 8:30 am - 12 pm.  

Please email beverly.marshall@montgomerycountymd.gov or call 240-777-8479 to RSVP.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

VITA Partnering with WorkSource Montgomery to Host Free Tax Preparation Workshops

 Maryland Workforce Exchange



Community Action's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is partnering with WorkSource Montgomery to host free tax preparation and financial education workshops this year. Registration is now open for December workshops in Wheaton and Germantown. 

Please follow these instructions to register:
  1. Go to the main MWE website
  2. Log in or register 
  3. Follow the link for Appointment Center on the left-hand side
  4. In the drop down menu called Events Calendar, select Montgomery County
  5. Select the location you wish to view (Wheaton or Germantown)
  6. Select the month and click filter
  7. The results are in a list view or calendar view, whichever you select. Once you see the workshop you're interested in, click on it and you will have the option to register. 

*On-site registration also available.


Monday, November 6, 2017

Head Start/PreK Programs Seek Donations of New Winter Coats for Students



Donate new winter coats to MCPS PreK/Head Start students


Please send or drop-off new boys' and girls' coats in sizes 5, 6, 6x, 7 and 8 to:
Rocking Horse Road Center
4910 Macon Road, Room 141
Rockville, MD 20852

*Hats and gloves are also appreciated

Please call 301-230-0676 for more information.


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

VITA Volunteer Orientation Sessions Nov. 2nd and 8th


Interested in connecting community members with tax preparation and other resources? 


Volunteer with the CAA VITA Program


VITA is seeking volunteers to serve as Greeters, Tax Preparers, Interpreters, and more.  Volunteer opportunities are available at several locations throughout the County.

Orientation Sessions: November 2 and 8, 11 am and 2 pm

VITA Training Sessions: November 14 - January 10

Orientation and training sessions will be held at 1401 Rockville Pike

Please email vita@montgomerycountymd.gov or call 240-777-1123 to sign-up. 

Please click HERE to learn more about the VITA program.



Wednesday, October 25, 2017

VITA Program Recruiting Volunteers for Tax Season



Where will you serve?

Consider volunteering with the VITA Program!





Community Action's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is seeking Greeters, Tax Preparers, Interpreters, Food Resource Navigators, and other volunteers for the tax season (January - April 2018)

Contact: VITA@montgomerycountymd.gov’ or 240-777-1123 


#CSW2017