For over a half century, Community Ministries has served Montgomery County’s most vulnerable residents, constantly adapting as needs evolve. Today, five distinct programs form a network of holistic care. A health clinic provides quality healthcare and health education to medically underserved adults. During a financial crisis, any client can walk down the hall to the financial assistance program to get help with prescription costs, prevent utility shut-offs or eviction, and receive referrals to other social services. A language outreach program brings English literacy and citizenship classes to adults, along with childcare and tutoring for their children. Elderly and disabled clients receive weekly in-home care and assistance with home repairs, while a housing program provides transitional shelter for homeless men and women, along with case management and life skills development. True to its name, this place embodies community – and it welcomes new friends.
Awards & Recognition
2016 Rockville Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit of the Year
2015 Rockin' Nonprofit in Rockville awarded by Rockville Economic Development, Inc.
Proclamation from Montgomery County Council, March 2013
Maryland Governor's Citation, April 4, 2003
Maryland Senate Official Citation, April 4, 2003
Maryland Governor's Citation, November 21, 1997
Certificate of Appreciation, Rockville Chamber Commerce 1992
1990 County-wide Community Service Award, Gazette Newspapers
1987 City of Rockville Proclamation
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