Montgomery County Community Action

Montgomery County Community Action

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Registration Open for 2016-2017 Head Start & PreK

Registration will open in March for the 2016-2017 school year Head Start/PreK program.  Children who will be 4 years old by September 1, 2016 and meet certain income requirements may be eligible to enroll in a Head Start or PreK class. Walk-in registration is available at these locations.  For more information, including fliers in Spanish, French, Amharic, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese, please click HERE or call 301-230-0676.


Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Call for Nominations for the 2016 Community Action Awards

Community Action is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Community Action Awards. The Awards Celebration will take place on May 24 at the Silver Spring Civic Center. Nominations may be submitted for the following award categories:
  • Henry L. Dixon Community Action Award for an Organization – This award honors the contributions of a local organization that addresses the needs of lower-income residents and promotes self-sufficiency for adults in the County. 
  • Gerald J. Roper, Sr. Community Action Award for a Youth Organization – This award honors the contributions of a local organization serving youth in the County, which improves future success for youth and develops leadership skills. Organizations which are youth-led will receive extra points in the review process. 
  • Marcia Plater Community Action Adult Volunteer Award – This award honors the contributions of an adult whose volunteer services or advocacy efforts help lower-income County residents move towards or achieve self-sufficiency. 
  • Marcia Plater Community Action Youth Volunteer Award – This award honors the contributions of a youth volunteer whose services or advocacy efforts help lower-income County residents move towards or achieve self-sufficiency. 
Nominations may be submitted online HERE.  For more information or to request a paper nomination form, please call 240-777-1697.