Community Resources

Mental Health Resources

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Maryland’s Helpline
Dial 2-1-1 and press 1 for information, referral and crisis intervention

1-800-273-TALK (8255) – National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

410-749-4357 – Life Crisis Center Hotline for information, referral, and crisis intervention
The Life Crisis Center hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week free of charge.  Anyone, of any age, can call the hotline at anytime.  
The hotline receives calls about a variety of concerns, which may include:

  • depression, sadness, or loneliness
  • life stressors
  • financial struggles
  • relationship problems
  • grief and bereavement
  • physical or sexual abuse
  • thoughts of suicide

The Life Crisis Center hotline answers crisis and emotional support calls through the Maryland Crisis Hotline and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, as well as information and referral calls through the Maryland 2-1-1 system. In addition, the hotline answers calls for the three counties of the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland as the local crisis center, rape/sexual assault program, and domestic violence program. 

988 Suicide Prevention and Resource Hotline


Montgomery College has no-cost, online citizenship courses as well as legal services, in partnership with Catholic Charities of DC.

Do you have questions about immigration or citizenship? You can find the answers you need by contacting the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Find more information at Access your online account, check the status of your case, request an in-person appointment, view common FAQs and more. 

Domestic Violence

Avoiding public spaces and working remotely can help to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but for victims of abuse, home is often the most dangerous place to be. For information and resources, please visit


Guidance for families seeking baby formula during the national infant formula shortage

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) has been working with partners to monitor the ongoing shortages in infant formula and to provide information and resources to families. The following resources are provided to support families impacted by the national infant formula shortages. Click here to see the Guidance for families seeking baby formula during the national infant formula shortage. Go to Maryland Dept. of Health Website to learn more details. 

Montgomery County residents looking for information on food assistance resources can now request help via this link or call the Food Access Call Center at 311 and ask for the Food Access. No personal identifying information is needed to get help. Click here for more information. 


Need a Lawyer? Get Legal Information offered by the Montgomery County Circuit Court here


ignITe Hub in Rockville aims to develop digitally empowered individuals in untapped populations in order to access opportunities and thrive in the tech industry that will transform the world. We are committed to providing equity-focused programming centered on IT education, training, career and entrepreneurship pathways to ensure an inclusive tech workforce and economic mobility in Montgomery County. For more information, click here.