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COVID-19 School-Age Subsidy Program (CSSP)

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For low-income families with children at MCPS schools who attend a qualifying full-day childcare program. Short term program which may provide assistance paying for childcare between October and January. Can provide assistance to families with undocumented children. See program website and instructions for parents (English/Espanol) for more info and apply online.

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Deadline Extended from October 1 to October 31 to Apply for Homeowners’ and Renters’ Property Tax Credits

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The state renters’ property tax credit program provides tax relief for eligible renters who pay high monthly rent relative to their total income and do not receive federal or state housing subsidies or reside in public housing. The credit is issued in the form of a direct check payment of up to $1,000. More information here. […]

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Unemployment Benefits Are Taxable

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Unemployment Benefits Are Taxable Unemployment benefits must be reported on federal tax returns. If receiving unemployment benefits, as well as the additional $600 per week in coronavirus relief any time during the year, tax returns may be affected. Learn what you need to do here. Access information in Spanish here.

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Nonprofit COVID-19 Response Meeting Recap (from 9/16)

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Nonprofit COVID-19 Response Meeting Recap (from 9/16) Updates on the considerations and guidelines for re-opening offices and services from DHHS. View video. Latino COVID19 Initiative- Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar (Health and Wellbeing Initiative) Salud y Bienestar bilingual information hotline to help connect people to resources is staffed by CASA and operates M-F 9am-5pm. The phone […]

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Books@Home from the Library

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Books@Home from the Library A free service offered by Montgomery County Public Libraries that mails library materials through the USPS to the homes of Montgomery County residents who can’t visit the library to pick up holds due to disability, health, or frailty. A healthcare provider, social services provider, or clergy person must sign the application, certifying […]

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Unclaimed Stimulus Check DEADLINE

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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) released a new analysis estimating that there are 12 million people across the country who are eligible for Economic Impact Payments (EIP) who may miss out on payments unless they take action by October 15. Here’s a reminder on how to use the Non-Filers tool and information in this toolkit that may […]