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Food and Supplies

A Wider Circle (301)608-3504 contact@widercircle.org Montgomery / Prince Georges County Food pantry, furniture, clothes, personal care items
Adventist Community Service (301)585-6556 info@acsgw.org Montgomery County Case management, food, clothing, emergency financial assistance, health and fitness programs
Bethesda Cares (301)907-9244 info@bethesdacares.org Montgomery County Meals, Clothing, prescription assistance
MD Hunger Solutions (Ashley Worthington) (410)528-0021
x6022
aworthington@mdhungersolutions.org can aid seniors in applying for food supplement program
McCarrick Family Center (301)942-1790 faye.frempong@catholiccharitiesdc.org Montgomery County   Case management, food pantry, clothing, financial assistance
Gaithersburg Eviction Prevention Program (Maureen Hemdon ) Maureen.herndon@gaithersburgmd.gov
Rockville HELP (301)564-0800 City of Rockville only
Olney HELP (301)744-4334 help@olneyhelp.org Olney area only
Bethesda HELP (301)365-2022 Bethesda area only
Montgomery County 311 311 www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19-food

Transportation

Airport Transportation to BWI Transportation from Gaithersburg ICC Park and Ride to BWI airport
American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program - Maryland Provides transportation to and from treatment for people who have cancer and do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves 1-800-227-2345 https://www.cancer.org/treatment/support-programs-and-services/road-to-recovery.html
Bethesda Help Free-of-charge transportation to doctor and social-service appointments for individuals who cannot afford cab fare. For residents of southern Montgomery County (301)365-2022 info@bethesdahelp.org http://www.bethesdahelp.org/
Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington Provide limited free transportation for patients who need to be driven to medical appointments. (202)331-4481 info@bikurcholimgw.org http://www.bikurcholimgw.org/
Butler Medical Transport Transportation to and from Holy Cross Hospitals (888)602-4007 info@butlermedicaltransport.com http://www.butlermedicaltransport.com/
Capital Area Transport Services (CATS) w/c accessible, private pay (301)530-5566 capitalareatransport@gmail.com https://capitalareatransport.com/
Call-n-Ride discount taxi program (301)948-5409
CONNECT-A-RIDE free information & referral service that helps adults over 50 and adults with disabilities find transportation for medical services, errands, social activities and more. (301)738-3252 connectaride@AccessJCA.org http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/senior/transportation.html
DAV Transportation Rides to the VA through Disabled American Veterans; contact local VA office https://www.dav.org/veterans/i-need-a-ride/
Damascus Help Montgomery County in zip codes 20871, 20872, 20882 north of Brink Road and 20876 from Route 27 north of Brink Road. (301)253-4100 dh20872@aol.com http://www.damascushelp.org/contacts.htm
Daughter for the Day Volunteers take adults 70+ to their doctor appointments, business appointments, to church, to the grocery store, drop off and pick up prescriptions (301)203-7050 http://www.daughterfortheday.org/services.html
Driving Moms and Dads w/c accessible, private pay (301)452-4795
Escorted Transportation through JCA Escorted rides, can provide w/c rides, not stretcher rides (this is a pilot program) (240)395-0915
Gaithersburg Help Free of charge transportation provide to doctor or social service appointments for adults 65+ (301)216-2510
Go-Go Grandparent no smart phone to set up Uber/Lyft rides, 24/7 operator assistance; keeps family in the loop 1-855-GoGoUSA https://gogograndparent.com/
Harvey's Transportation w/c accessible, private pay $125 per hour after the first hr. then it's $50 per hr. (301)388-0967
Kaiser transportation for Kaiser patients, transportation paid for by Kaiser for medical appointments with Kaiser; drivers are from Uber or Lyft (571)386-3769
M&M Medvan Transportation to and from Holy Cross Hospitals (301)613-6536
Maryland's Resource Guide for Aging Drivers http://www.mva.maryland.gov/safety/_docs/MD-Resource-Guide-for-Aging-Drivers2.pdf
Olney Home for Life Free escorted transportation for medical appointments and other needs to riders age 60+ living in Olney, Ashton, Brookeville, and Sandy Spring. (301)446-2512 admin@olneyhomeforlife.org http://www.olneyhomeforlife.org/?page_id=51
Omega Transportation Service w/c accessible, private pay (301)428-1354
REACH A RIDE Provides information about specialized transportation options 1-855-732-2427
Regency Taxi Offer free rides for Montgomery County residents age 70+. Rides must be within a ten mile radius of pick-up location. (301)990-9000 info@regencytaxi.com
Ride Smart Workshops These workshops help small groups of older adults learn how to use public transportation. (301)738-3252 connectaride@accessjca.org
Senior Connection County residents age 60+. Provide up to four escorted roundtrips per month, per client to a pre-scheduled appointment. (301)962-0820 Hinfo@seniorconnectionmc.org http://www.seniorconnectionmc.org/programs/senior-rides/
Transport U w/c accessible, private pay (240)475-7568   http://www.transportu.com/our_story.html
Uber-w/c accessible https://www.uber.com/ride/uberwav/
Western Upper Montgomery County (WUMCO) Help For Poolesville, Barnesville, Beallsville, Boyds, Dickerson and surrounding areas. (301)972-8481 wumco2@gmail.com

Community Policing

Officer Sharif Hidiyat (240)876-1825 Sharif.Hidayat@montgomerycountymd.gov  Montgomery County Senior Scams / Comm Safety
Officer Laurie Reyes Laurie.Reyes@montgomerycountymd.gov Montgomery County Senior Scams / Comm Safety /Wandering
Officer Glenda Joseph (240)383-5907 Glenda.Joseph@montgomerycountymd.gov Montgomery County Senior Scams / Comm Safety
Officer Joy Patil (240)876-9640 joy.patil@montgomerycountymd.gov Montgomery County Senior Scams / Comm Safety District 3 D Silver Spring
Officer Kathryn Beard (240)773-5500 Kathryn.Beard@montgomerycountymd.gov Montgomery County Senior Scams / Comm Safety District 4 D Wheaton Area
Officer Dan Stoman  (240)773-6727 Dan.stroman@montgomerycountymd.gov Montgomery County Senior Scams/ Comm Safety  District  2D  Bethesda Area
Officer Matney   (240) 314-8900                kmatney@rockvillemd.gov Montgomery County Senior Scams/ Comm Safety District 1 D Rockville Area
 Officer Dixon  (240) 773-6200 Marcus.dixon@montgomerycounty.gov Montgomery County Senior Scams/ Comm Safety District 5 D Germantown Area
Officer Lane (301)258-6400             Dan.lane@gaithersburgmd.gov Montgomery County Senior Scams/ Comm Safety District 6 D Gaithersburg Area

Mental Health Services

Stephanie Svec ( Affliate Sante ) (301)572-6585
x2104
ssvec@santegroup.org Montgomery County Managing stress, coping mechanisms
Dr. Elisse Barnes ( African American Initiative ) (240)893-5314 ebarnes@mcfarlandassociate.com Montgomery County Diabetes Workshop, Blood Pressure, Heart Health, File of Life, Mental Health
The Crisis Center for Urgent Mental Health (240)777-4000
Maryland Department of Health’s Senior Call Check program 1-866-502-CHECK

(1-866-502-0560)

Nutrition

Elaine Eynon elaine.eynon@gmail.com Montgomery County, Prince Georges County Discussion on Healthy Eating ( Variety )
Dr. Elisse Barnes ( African Amer Health Initiative ) (240)893-5314 ebarnes@mcfarlandassociate.com Montgomery County Nutrition, Food Demonstration

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