Resources

Global Children's Center is happy to provide resources for all families

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Child Care Vouchers

The Child Care Scholarship (CCS) (formerly known as Child Care Subsidy) Program provides financial assistance with child care costs to eligible working families in Maryland. The program is managed through a centralized vendor -- Child Care Scholarship Central (CCS Central).

The Department can assist eligible families by contributing to the cost of child care through the County funded Working Parents Assistance Program. Parents complete an application for the WPA program and a caseworker determines eligibility, based on income.

 

Government Assistance

Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) works with a national network of more than 400 child care resource and referral (CCR&Rs) agencies and other partners to ensure that all families have access to quality, affordable child care.

Learn about government programs to help pay for phone bills, medical bills, and other expenses. Find out about COVID rent assistance. And see if you qualify for welfare.

HealthCare.gov is a health insurance exchange website operated under the United States federal government under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which currently serves the residents of the U.S. states which have opted not to create their own state exchanges.

The Health Resources and Services Administration is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services located in North Bethesda, Maryland. It is the primary federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development provides a list of resources for assistance for people with housing problems.

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Linkages to Learning assists students and their families by providing or connecting them to services and resources that address the social, economic, health, and emotional issues that may interfere with student success. We assist whole school communities by bringing additional partners and resources into the school house to offer a range of supports and opportunities to students and families.

mRelief is a nonprofit that helps you sign up for Food Stamps. 

NCCF operates on four integrated pillars of service: community supports, education and training, volunteerism, and advocacy. Our programs provide comprehensive and tailored services offered with cultural humility that help children, youth, and families become confident and self-sufficient, leaving dependency, trauma, and poverty behind.

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), provides national leadership and creates opportunities for families to lead economically and socially productive lives. ACF's programs are designed to help children to develop into healthy adults and communities to become more prosperous and supportive of their members

The MCPS Prekindergarten/Head Start program serves low-income families with children.

Mental Health

The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders by giving them the help they need to thrive.

 

The Children’s Mental Health Matters! Campaign brings together non-profits, schools, and other agencies with the following goals: raising public awareness of the importance of children’s mental health and substance use, reducing stigma of mental health, and connecting children and families with resources for prevention and support of mental health conditions.

Crisis Text Line is a global not-for-profit organization providing free mental health texting service through confidential crisis intervention via SMS message. The organization's services are available 24 hours a day, every day, throughout the United States, Canada, UK, and Ireland.

Offers guidance on handling and accepting situations that are out of our control.

Encourage healthy, open dialogue of South Asian mental health issues in an effort to remove stigma, improve awareness and promote self-care.

Provides a list of national warmlines to those who are not in crisis, but may need to talk to someone. Warmlines were created to give people support when they just need to talk to someone. Speaking to someone on these calls are typically free, confidential, and run by people who understand what it’s like to struggle with mental health problems.

Offers options, information, and resources for someone looking to support a third party who is in crisis now or dealing with long-term issues.

At NAMI Montgomery County (NAMI MC), we provide a wide range of free programs and resources for individuals, families, friends, and caregivers affected by mental illness. Our free programs include NAMI MC Support Groups, NAMI MC Classes, and the NAMI MC Helpline.

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Parent Resources

A compiled list from the APA with helpful information for parents to use for a variety of issues from diet and exercise for children to being a single parent.

 

Social development involves learning how to have positive relationships with others. We have created a guide for families to better navigate the social-emotional development of their child. 

Provides resources and guides for unemployment insurance benefits, career exploration, job training, as well as job searching.

A resource for free mentorship and advice for a range of professional topics such as resume writing and career help.

A free, immediate, and confidential support line for people facing non-legal work situations

A registry from Feeding America of food banks nationwide

Free tax filing assistance for families earning less than $66,000 a year.

Other Resources

The Montgomery County Public Libraries is the public library system for residents of Montgomery County, Maryland. The system includes 21 publicly accessible branches and a public kiosk, as well as a branch in the Montgomery County Correctional facility.

 

A free, multi-generational family literacy and child development education program for families with children up to age four.

The American Academy of Pediatrics is an American professional association of pediatricians, headquartered in Itasca, Illinois. It maintains its Department of Federal Affairs office in Washington, D.C.

We understand this is unique situation with needing our service at Global we aim to work collaboratively with our families, schools, and communities, to provide a positive learning environment that prepares our children to be lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and innovative pioneers. If you wish to continue our Drop in program please let our Tuition team know.