COVID-19 Update: Physical locations for benefits application assistance are closed due to COVID-19, but staff are working remotely to connect residents to benefits.
Please call the OESS Command Center (240-777-1003) which is being answered live and will roll over to a bilingual voicemail message if all lines are busy. Messages left on the Command Center Voicemail are checked and retuned throughout the day (Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:40pm).
For more information from DHHS, or visit myDHR for SNAP eligibility and online applications. Both MC311 and the State Call Center (1-800-332-6347) are first answered by an automated service. Please call 1-866-821-5522 for SNAP application assistance over the phone with Maryland Hunger Solutions. Please call 301-762-9426 for help with WIC applications.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known as the Food Supplement Program (FSP) in Maryland, provides federal assistance to supplement low income families’ ability to buy food.
Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) provides assistance for supplemental foods and other related health services to women who are pregnant or have recently given birth, and infants and children under the age of 5 years old.
The Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program enables Seniors and WIC recipients to purchase fruits, vegetables and cut herbs throughout the growing season at Farmers Markets, roadside stands and community supported agriculture programs (CSAs).
To Apply: Applicants must apply in person and should call in advance. CCI Health & Wellness Services administers the WIC Program at 4 clinics in Montgomery County. For more information, visit www.cciweb.org, call your local WIC Center at 301-762-9426 or email email@example.com
The first Tuesday of the month from 9:30AM-11AM via Zoom.
Second Monday of each month, 1:00 to 2:30pm. Please register in advance.
Join the Chesapeake Foodshed Feast in Washington, DC on Tuesday, October 11th.
We’re excited to co-host this year’s DMV Food Recovery Week alongside Manna Food Center, Community Food Rescue, PG County Food Equity Council, and DC Food Recovery!
Third Tuesday of each month, 10-11:30am via Zoom.
Saturday, October 22, 8:30-11:00 a.m. Linden Farm, 20900 Martinsburg Rd, Dickerson. Open to everyone
Last Wednesday of the month from 1:30PM - 3PM
REGISTRATION FREE until September 2!