Community resources during Coronavirus closures

Comprehensive List of Montgomery County Services

Food resources

A list of medical, food, counseling, and other kinds of support published by Montgomery County Public Schools.

A food assistance resource map, published by Montgomery County.

Emergency closure meal support for students in Montgomery County

Montgomery County Meals for Seniors

List of grocery stores offering dedicated hours for seniors and those who are at-risk

Expanded offerings of emergency food distributions support for MCPS as of March 20, 2020

Crisis Support

Find comprehensive resources for Domestic Violence survivors here.

The COVID-19 pandemic may be causing stress and anxiety for County residents of all ages. And the situation can exacerbate domestic violence and human trafficking and add additional layers of challenges for those with existing mental health concerns.  Montgomery County’s 24-hour Crisis Center provides telephone help for anyone in crisis. The Crisis Center number is 240-777-4000.

Mental Health Support

A public crisis hotline is also available to ANYONE that needs help.  Call 1-866-342-6892 for Emotional Health Resources.

Online recovery meeting support:

Online AA Meetings

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Online NA Meetings…

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) online resources, including zoom opportunities

Volunteering Opportunities

SSUMC member Sarah Brand is co-organizing Power for the People, a fundraiser to help Montgomery County residents pay their Pepco bills, protecting their access to gas and electricity during the coronavirus pandemic. 100% of donations (minus transaction fees) go to neighbors in need. Find out more and donate here:

Here’s database for volunteering with CDC guidelines in place:

Volunteer to make food, deliver food, or otherwise support local Silver Spring residents with food related needs. Sign up here, or contact Marie Matthews.