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Disaster Donations

Looking for ways to help the victims of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma?
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What's Happening

GCCAC Conferenceroom
104 E. Center Street, Oakland, MD
December 15th at 1:00pm
Please RSVP if interested

County Events

The Garrett County Board of Education would like remind parents that free meals for any child
18 and under are available at various location in the county
Please click the link for more details

Rual IMPACT/ 2 Generation

"This report presents an overview of the demonstration sites’ activities,
accomplishments, and challenges as they planned and began implementing
Rural IMPACT during the first year of the initiative"
Released: September 25, 2015
From the White House Office of the Press Secrtary (Obama Administration)
 (click the link above to access the website)
The 2-Generation approach can be defined and implemented in a number of ways
depending upon an agency's capacity and the needs of families and communities. 
GCCAC has created a video,that details the GCCAC 2-G approach.
 The Local Management Boards of Allegany and Garrett Counties have identified a need for technical assistance
for community capacity building around a two generation approach to services. 
A NOFA  has been released to hire a consultant to provide training and follow-up coaching to LMB
vendors and community stakeholders in Allegany and Garrett Counties
on using Data to Guide and Improve Child and Family Outcomes.  See "FY18 Technical Assistance NOFA" above  for details.

 Energy Assistance

Energy Assistance Notice
Garrett County Community Action will begin accepting applications
for the new energy assistance season on July 1st
Office hours are 8:30am-5pm Monday through Friday
New this year...
GCCAC staff are scheduling appointments for applications to be taken
(Appointments are encouraged to prevent long wait times)
To schedule your appointment or for more information, please call
the Service Coordination Division of Garrett County Community Action
at 301-334-9431 or toll free at 1-888-877-8403
Click Here... to submit an appointment request with Service Coordination!

Homeowner Workshops  

Garrett County Community Action
Conference Room (1st Floor)
November 6th 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Contact Asset Development at
301-334-9431 ext 6150
Garrett County Community Action
Conference Room (1st Floor)
November 13th 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Contact Asset Development at
301-334-9431 ext 6150
Note: You must attend both workshops!
Workshops begin promptly at 5:30 pm...

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All proceeds go to the GCCAC Staff Appreciation Fund

FY2017 HUD Continuum Of Care Application Materials

Please Note the following dates:
Renewal project applications are due by 4:00 PM on Wednesday, August 16, 2017
New project applications are due by 4:00 PM on Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Affordable Health Care Information

Apply Now For Head Start & Early Head Start Programs

Head Start & Early Head Start Schedule

 HS & EHS Annual Community Report 2014-2015

Donate items to the Community Action Emergency Food Pantry



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GCCAC Mission Statement
The mission of
Garrett County Community Action Committee, Inc., is to improve the quality of life for people in need by empowering them to become more self-sufficient and by providing essential services in collaboration and cooperation with partners

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