County Launches $59 Million COVID-19 Rent-relief Program

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Eligible Montgomery County renters can apply now for COVID-19 rent relief. This third phase of the program provides financial assistance for tenants who meet eligibility requirements. Renters should visit the rent-relief website to apply online, see frequently asked questions and get additional program details. People without internet access or who need assistance completing the application should call 311 (240-777-0311).  The […]

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths

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The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses for COVID-19-related deaths that occurred after January 20, 2020. The assistance is limited to a maximum of $9,000 per funeral and a maximum of $35,500 per application. Funeral assistance is intended to help with expenses for funeral services and interment or […]

Free Virtual Support Group for Kinship Caregivers

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Are you raising your grandchild, niece, nephew or other extended family member? If you are caring full time for children between the ages of 6-11 and reside in Montgomery County, the Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) invites you to register now for this FREE 5-week virtual support group moderated by C.A.S.E. adoption-competent therapists. Participants will […]

MBIA Residential Carpenter Apprentice Program

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The MBIA Residential Carpenter Apprentice Program provides an opportunity for apprentices to learn in-demand construction skills and earn a good, living wage. The program meets all federal and state requirements for formal apprenticeship and prevailing wage work including employer-sponsored classroom instruction and on-the-job training. It is the first nationally recognized Residential Carpenter Apprenticeship Certification in […]

The City of Takoma Park’s Emergency Assistance Fund

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Are you a low- or moderate-income resident of Takoma Park in need of emergency financial help for basic human needs such as housing, utilities, prescription drugs, or food? The City of Takoma Park’s Emergency Assistance Fund, administered by Ministries United Silver Spring Takoma Park (MUSST), provides financial support to income-eligible residents in crisis. Apply here.