Montgomery County Community Action

Montgomery County Community Action

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Head Start/PreK Registration Begins March 10



Montgomery County Public Schools Head Start/PreK will begin registration for the 2017-2018 school year on March 10. MCPS will begin scheduling registration appointments on Feb. 1. Please click HERE or call 301-230-0676 for more information.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:



Checklist - What to bring to register your child

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Community Action Agency Publishes FY16 Annual Report

Community Action FY16 Annual Report


The Community Action Agency recently published its FY16 annual report. The annual report includes highlights from the Head Start program, Takoma-East Silver Spring (TESS) Center, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, CAA partners, and the Community Action Board. 

The full report may be viewed online by clicking HERE.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

SNAP Participants Will Be Able to Order Groceries Online this Summer

Register Today for the 2017 Women's Legislative Briefing

Community Action is a proud co-sponsor of the Montgomery County Commission for Women's annual Women's Legislative Briefing on January 29. 

Please click HERE to register for the event.


Schedule Your VITA Appointment Today!

Community Action's VITA Partnership is now scheduling appointments for 2016 taxes. Residents earning $54,000 or less may schedule an appointment to have their taxes prepared FOR FREE!


Community Action's VITA Program has appointments available at five locations:

  • GAITHERSBURG: Mondays, 2 - 8 PM, 630 East Diamond Avenue
  • SILVER SPRING: Tuesdays, 3 - 8 PM, 8513 Piney Branch Road
  • ROCKVILLE: Wednesdays, 11 AM - 8 PM, 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 3302
  • EAST COUNTY: Thursdays, 11 AM - 4 PM, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road
  • WHEATON: Fridays, 11 AM - 5 PM, 2424 Reedie Drive     
Please click HERE to schedule an appointment online or call 240-777-1123.


The VITA Partnership is scheduling appointments at various VITA sites throughout the County. Walk-in sites are also available.



Appointment Sites:
RSVP/AARP Tax Aide ProgramMonday—Friday, 9 AM—3:30 PM, 20+ sites throughout the County. Please click HERE or call 240-777-2577. 
Chinese Culture and Community Service Center VITASaturdays, Feb. 4 - April 8, 9 AM - 12 PM, 9366 Gaither Rd, Gaithersburg. Please call 301-820-7200 ext. 8114 or 8107. 
CASA de MarylandFridays, Feb. 10 - April 14, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM and Saturdays: Feb. 18, March 11 & April 1, 9 AM - 2 PM, 14645 Rothgeb Dr, Rockville. Please call 240-491-5747.
Asian-American Homeownership Counseling, Inc. (AAHC): Feb. 1 - April 15, Monday - Friday (except holidays), 5:30 - 8:30 PM, 12320 Parklawn Dr. Rockville. Please call 301-760-7636.
Military VITA:  Provides free preparation to military members and their families through the Armed Forces IRS Website for Military VITA. VITA military certified preparers can address tax issues such as combat-zone tax benefits. Members of the military seeking legal assistance, click HERE
  

Walk-In Sites:

Community Tax Aid Silver Spring Site: Sundays, Feb. 5 - April 9, 1 - 4 PM, Park Montgomery Apartments Community Center Level 1, 8860 Piney Branch Rd 
Community Tax Aid Rockville Site: Saturdays, Feb. 4 - April 15, 12 - 2:30 PM, Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave
*Note: max. income for individuals at CTA is $36,000.  Max income for families at CTA is $55,000.
Ana G. Mendez UniversityJan. 28, Feb. 18, March 18, and April 8, 9 AM - 5 PM, 11006 Veirs Mill Rd, Wheaton 
Feb. 4, 9 AM - 5 PM, Centronia, 1345 University Blvd East, Takoma Park
Assistance is available in Spanish and English. Please call 202-486-2214.
Kensington Library VITA: Thursdays, Feb. 2 - April 14, 3 - 7 PM, 4201 Knowles Ave. Kensington

Tsu Chi VITA: Saturdays, Feb. 13 - April 9, 1 - 4 PM, 620 Hungerford Dr., Suite 30, Rockville. Please call 301-602-5824/5825.



Please check the CASHBACK website for more information about the VITA Partnership and other resources in Montgomery County.