COVID-19: Local Food System Resources

Please find below relevant information about food assistance resources, and opportunities for individuals and organizations to support community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

(SPANISH LANGUAGE VERSION, Courtesy of the Office of Councilmember Nancy Navarro)

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Food Access Resources

Benefits Support Services 

  • Maryland Hunger Solutions Toll-free Phone Line for SNAP Application Assistance Sessions (1-866-821-5552)
  • All CCI WIC Centers are closed to the public, however they continue to provide all essential services (appointments, benefits, support services) via phone: 301-762-9426
  • Crossroads Farmers Market will plan to open as scheduled on April 15th from 11am-3pm. Please note that Crossroads will match all SNAP purchases without limit (normally it is only up to $20) through the end of May. 

Student Resources

Senior Resources

Volunteer Opportunities

For those who are healthy and interested in volunteering, please find information below on opportunities with some of our partner organizations.

Business Resources

Farmer Resources

Food Safety Resources:

Additional Resources:

Please follow us on social media @MoCoFoodCouncil for more up-to-date information.