Grove Community Support Services 

MSO 

Magda Sobalvarro-Ochoa
Magda_M_Sobalvarro@mcpsmd.org 
240-740-0300

     

PARENTING SUPPORT 

 

MCPS Parent Academy - Parent academy workshop gives parents the tools and strategies they need to help their children be successful in school. All workshops are FREE and are held at schools and locations throughout Montgomery County. Child care and interpretation services are provided.

For the Parent Academy Brochure schedule of workshops visit https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/parentacademy/  

 

Parent Education Program (PEP)  offers a variety of classes for parents of preschoolers through teens.  Courses are held throughout the DC metro area. For more information, visit: PEPparent.org or call 301-929-8824.

 

NEWCOMER/IMMIGRANT RESOURCES

If you are new to the community or the US, welcome!  The Charles W. Gilchrist Immigrant Resource Center is a one stop shop for resources on English classes, legal services, healthcare, employment etc.  Please visit their website at: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/gilchrist    The center has various locations throughout the county.  The nearest one to the Gaithersburg community is located at the Gaithersburg Library at 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue, 2 nd Floor Gaithersburg, MD 20879 240-777-4960.

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

For General County Assistance call 311. This should be your first step if you do not know where to turn for help. You will speak to a knowledgeable county resource specialist who will connect you with the right department or assign you a case number to address your concern.

For a general website on the services provided in Montgomery County visit: http://infomontgomery.org/  

 

Specific Resources Available in the Gaithersburg/Rockville/Silver Spring Area:

Mental Health  

If you have insurance and need to find a therapist that takes your insurance, visit www.psychologytoday.com   Click on "Find a Therapist" Enter zip code and click "search". Then show me "insurance info".

   

Family Services  

610 E. Diamond Avenue, Suite 100
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 

Phone: 301-840-2000 

Website:  www.fs-inc.org/

 

Identity  

414 East Diamond Avenue 

Gaithersburg, MD 20877 

Phone: 301-963-5900 

Website:  www.identity-youth.org  

 

Aspire Counseling  

16220 Frederick Road, Suite 502 

Gaithersburg, MD 20877 

Phone: 301-978-9750 

Website:  www.we-aspire.org/  

   

Health Assistance (Uninsured or underinsured residents)  

 

Gaithersburg HELP (prescriptions)

301 Muddy Branch Road 

Gaithersburg, MD 20878 

Phone: 301-216-2510 

Website:  www.gaithersburghelp.org/  

 

Mercy Health Clinic  

7 Metropolitan Court, Suite 1 

Gaithersburg, MD 20878 

Phone: 240-773-0300 

Website:  www.mercyhealthclinic.org/  

   

Montgomery Cares Program  (General Info Clinic Locations etc.)

Website: www.montgomerycares.org  

   

Holy Cross Health Center  

702 Russell Avenue, Suite 100 

Gaithersburg, MD 20877 

Phone: 301-557-1800 

Website:  www.holycrosshealth.org/hchc  

 

Korean Community Service Center  

847 Quince Orchard Boulevard 

Gaithersburg, MD 20878 

Phone: 240-683-6663 

Website:  www.kcscgw.info/  

 

Latino Health Initiative Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services  (General Info)

8630 Fenton Street, 10 th  Floor 

Silver Spring, MD 20910 

Phone: 240-777-3384 

Website: www.lhiinfo.org  

 

Food Assistance  

Gaithersburg HELP  

301 Muddy Branch Road 

Gaithersburg, MD 20878 

Phone: 301-216-2510 

Website:  www.gaithersburghelp.org/  

 

Manna Food Center  

9311 Gaither Road 

Gaithersburg, MD 20877 

Phone: 301-424-1130 

Website:  www.mannafood.org/  

 

Nourish Now  

1111 Taft Street 

Rockville, MD 20850 

Phone: 301-330-0222 

Website:  www.nourishnow.org/  

    

Homeless Services  

The Dwelling Place  ( Families )

620 E. Diamond Avenue, Suite K 

Gaithersburg, MD 20877 

Phone: 240-813-1603 

Website:  www.tdp-inc.org/  

Stepping Stones Shelter  ( Families

1070 Copperstone Ct., Rockville, MD 20852 

Phone: 301-251-0567 

Website:  www.steppingstonesshelter.org/  

   

Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless  ( Families & Singles

600-B East Gude Drive 

Rockville, MD 20850 

Phone: 301-217-0314 

Website:  www.mcch.net/  

 

Interfaith Works  ( Singles

114 W. Montgomery Avenue 

Rockville, MD 20850 

Phone: 301-762-8682 

Website:  www.iworksmc.org/  

    

Rainbow Place  ( Singles

215 W. Montgomery Avenue 

Rockville, MD 20850 

Phone: 301-762-1496 

Website:  www.rainbowplace.org/  

Emergency Assistance  

Department of Health and Human Services Regional Service Centers  

 

Germantown Office  240-7774448 (v)

12900 Middlebrook Lane, 2 nd Floor

 

Rockville Office  240-777-4550 (v)

1301 Piccard Drive, 2 nd Floor

 

Silver Spring Office 240-777-3075 (v)

8818 Georgia Ave.

 

Regional Service Centers Hours of Operation

M-F 8:30 am -5:00 pm on a first-come, first-served basis or Tuesday evening from 5:00-7:00 by appointment only.

  

Upper Montgomery Assistance Network (UMAN ) (Eviction Prevention) 

7600 Lindbergh Drive #G 

Gaithersburg, MD 20879 

Phone: 301-926-4422 

Website: www.uman-mc.org  

 

HI (Foreclosure) 

640 E. Diamond Avenue, Suite C 

Gaithersburg, MD 20876 

Phone: 301-245-3907 

Website:  www.hiphomes.org/wp/  

   

Family Services  ( Housing Counselor

Phone: 301-840-3234 

Website:  www.fs-inc.org/services/programs/housing-counselor  

 

 

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