Montgomery County Community Action

Montgomery County Community Action

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Super VITA Day is THIS Saturday in Gaithersburg

Super VITA Day!
Saturday, March 31, 11 am - 4 pm
Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Ave
Please join Community Action, Bank On Gaithersburg, the CASH Campaign of Maryland, Family Services, Inc, and many others for this FREE event.  
Services include:
  • Free tax preparation (no appointment necessary)
  • Free credit score
  • Financial education resources
  • Low-cost banking options
  • Housing programs
  • And much more!
Please call 240-777-1123 to learn more or visit
 Super VITA Day
 Super VITA Day

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

TESS and IMPACT Silver Spring Host FREE Winter English Classes

Register for FREE English classes this winter!

Basic Level Classes: Wednesdays, January 17 - March 21, 6:30 - 8:30 at Clifton Park Baptist Church

Intermediate Level Classes: Tuesdays, January 16 - March 20, 6:30 - 8:30 pm at TESS

*Registration and placement testing on January 9 & 10 at 6:30 pm at TESS  

To learn more, please call 301-298-5117.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Free Tax Tips Workshops in January

CAA VITA is partnering with WorkSource Montgomery to offer FREE workshops about tax preparation and financial education.  

January workshops at the East County Regional Services Center will focus on tax tips.  

Workshops will also be held in Germantown and Wheaton throughout the year.

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

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

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 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.