Parent Resource Center

Maryland Medicaid and Medicaid Waiver Programs

Support Groups

  • Maryland Family Network: Child Care - LOCATE: Child Care can help you find service available to parents made possible through funding from the Maryland State Department of Education. LOCATE has a complete database of all regulated child care in Maryland. Your LOCATE special needs child care referral specialist will provide you with supportive information.
  • Comcast Internet Essentials / Programa Internet Básico (Internet Essentials) de Comcast - The Comcast Internet Essentials Program provides discounted Internet service to households with children who are eligible to receive free and reduced-price meals. / El programa Internet Básico de Comcast proporciona servicio de internet con descuento a las familias con niños que son elegibles para recibir comidas gratis y a precios reducidos.


  • Metro Access - MetroAccess is a shared ride public transportation service for individuals in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area who are unable to use fixed-route public transit due to disability.
  • Transportation Network Directory 

Resource Directories

Online Workshop

Sign Language

Assistive Technology

Durable Medical Equipment

Pediatric Dentist and Orthodontic Centers

Parent Resource Centers

Providing opportunities for parents and children to play and learn together with the guidance of a parent educator. The centers promote school readiness, encourage language, social skills, curiosity and cognitive development, provide resources, help with parenting problems and a chance to share ideas and concerns.

  • Children’s Resource Center
    Room D-4, 332 West Edmonston Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
    Phone: (301) 279-8497
  • Emory Grove Family Resource Center
    8107 Morningview Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
    Phone: (301) 990-643
  • Gwendolyn R. Coffield Community Center
    2450 Lyttonsville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910
    Phone: (202) 359-9918
  • Millian Memorial United Methodist Church
    13016 Parkland Drive, Rockville, MD 20853
    Phone: (301) 933-3646

MCPS Resources

Summer Camps, Recreation, and Leisure

Government Resources


  • Child Care Subsidy Programs - (240) 777-1155 - providing child care subsidies to eligible Montgomery County families so that they can obtain and maintain employment and/or attend school or training programs.
  • ChildLink - (240) 777-4769 - providing parents and caregivers with resources and information about services and linkages to programs that are available to assist them with children birth to age five.


  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) - (301) 949-3750 - The Department of Rehabilitation Services provides short term funding to programs for individuals with disabilities found eligible to meet employment and independence goals. Provision of services is based on funding availability.
  • State of Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) - (301) 362-5100 - The Developmental Disabilities Administration provides long term funding for individuals eligible for adult day, residential, or support services for individuals with developmental disabilities to work and live as independently as possible in the community. Eligibility is based on priority, availability of needed services and funding, and acceptance by the agency of the client’s application.
  • Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards


  • Department of Health & Human Resources (DHHS) Disability Services - click on Disability Network Directory for a wealth of information.
    • MyTurn - Montgomery County residents ages 3 to 13 years of age with a developmental disability.  Provides short term or one time only financial assistance to caregivers of children with developmental disabilities and assists caregivers with accessing information, linking to other community resources and designing individual support services.
  • Social Security Administration (SSA) - (800) 772-1213 The Social Security website provides comprehensive information on federally funded disability benefits programs including Social Security Administration/Supplemental Security Income.

Guardianship, Financial, and Estate Planning Resources

Deaf and Hard or Hearing Resources

Blind/Low Vision Resources

Respite Care