Welcome to the March edition of the HOC Newsletter. This month we are proud to share important news, information, and opportunities with HOC and throughout Montgomery County.


Covid-19 Rent Relief Program

If you have an outstanding rent balance as a result of a hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this may be your last chance to receive assistance with your rent.

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Tony Davis Scholarship

The Tony S. Davis Memorial Scholarship honors students who have achieved academic excellence, acted as leaders in extracurricular activities and completed generous hours of student service learning in Montgomery County.

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FSS Program Information Sessions

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS) is a career development program designed specifically to help you and your family grow and achieve. Register today and discover the new changes happening at FSS.

English | Spanish


Housing Fundamentals Workshop

This workshop combines strategies and resources to help you successfully maintain your housing and learn important tips from veteran housing professionals.

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Fatherhood Information Sessions

The Fatherhood Initiative Program is designed to help fathers find careers and improve their skills in a supportive dad-focused environment. Attend an information session to learn what this program can do for you.

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Financial Literacy Workshops

Join HOC's Financial Literacy Program and take charge of your financial future with our free virtual coaching sessions.

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Small Business Webinar Series

How to create a Video Blog or Podcast: Learn how to create and edit your

video content, an overview of various

video and audio equipment, and how

to monetize your platform.

English | Spanish


Family STEM Festival

An exciting event for students and parents to learn and play together with some amazing tech toys and gadgets.

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TopGolf + STEM

HOC Academy will be hosting its first youth science and athletics event for students in grades 3-5.

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Navigating Finances

Learn how to handle challenging financial situations and find resources to keep your credit report in good standing.

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Youth Money Management Class

HOC and PNC Bank will be hosting a class for teenagers that will teach budgeting and financial responsibility.

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County Resources Workshop

Discover new and helpful resources available for you and your family in Montgomery County and at HOC.

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Youth STEM Courses

Special one day fun and educational programs at Montgomery College designed for students aged 6-16.

Saturday, April 15, 2023

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Pantry Donation Pick Up Events

Emmanuel Brinklow Seventh Day Adventist Church is hosting a first-come, first-serve food and diaper distribution. Registration is required to attend this event. Register for your pick-up by calling: 301-774-0400.

Summer Camp Guide

Montgomery County Recreation offers a wide variety of exciting summer programs throughout the County with an emphasis on safety, convenience, affordability and most of all fun. With a broad range of programming, and experienced and innovative staff, there is something for everyone. 

Montgomery College Summer Youth Programs

MC faculty and experts in their respective fields of study will be teaching a variety of fun and educational classes for students in grades k-12.

Energy Assistance Program

The Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and Pepco will staff a resource table to share information about available energy assistance programs and energy savings resources in the community. 

Free Income Tax Preparation - | English | Spanish | French | Korean | Chinese |

Montgomery County residents with household incomes of less than $60,000 are eligible for free individual services.

Bernie Scholarship Awards Program | English | Amharic | Spanish |

Scholarship opportunity for individuals who seek college or vocational training, including undocumented students who qualify as Dreamers. 

Joy in Generation Virtual Programs

Connect with older adults across the country during hour-long, participatory, and inclusive Arts for the Aging virtual workshops led by a multi-disciplinary faculty of teaching artists.

Girls in STEM

Free Summer Educational and Mentorship program for young women in both high school and college.

PreKindergarten and Head Start Registration

MCPS has launched an online registration process to support families who wish to apply for prekindergarten & Head Start programs.

Montgomery County Library

If you’re looking for diverse programs for your entire family, consider visiting your local library online or in-person.


Workforce Development Program

New career opportunities are available here for current HOC customers. 

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Young Adult Opportunity Program (YAOP) 

Finding your first job is hard – but we can help! If you are 16-24 years old, and you’ve never worked before, or you don’t have much experience, our program is the perfect place to start building your resume and filling your wallet.  

Free Culinary Foundations Class 

Job Training for Line Cooks with Job Placement Support.

Ocean City Beach Patrol

Join the famous team of lifeguards that patrol the beaches of Ocean City this summer!

Nurse Recruitment Program

If you have completed a nursing program outside of the U.S. and live in Maryland learn how we can help you get your registered nursing license.

Opportunity Coaching

The TESS Community Action Center is your connection to employment training programs and much more for the whole family.

Washington Nationals Organization

Join the Nats baseball team this season as they are looking for a variety talented people to become part of their ball club.

City of Gaithersburg 

With more than 70,000 residents located in the heart of Montgomery County, Gaithersburg is one of the largest cities in Maryland. Explore a variety of careers with the City of Gaithersburg Government.

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