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Community Action Events


Garrett Transit Service (GTS) Public Opinion Survey

Garrett Transit Service (GTS) has made available a public opinion survey
to gather input concerning public transportation needs and services in the county.
This survey is part of community outreach efforts for a study that will result in an updated five-year
plan for public transportation services in Garrett County
(Click title for details)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
FREE Federal and State Tax Preparation Services
Mary Browning Senior Center
02/02/19 through 4/13/19
(Click title above for times and additional information)

Garrett Roundtable on Homelessness

Garrett County Health Department Conference Room
September 11th at 1:00 PM
November 13th at 1:00 PM
January 8th, 2019 at 1:00 PM
March 12th at 1:00 PM
May 14th at 1:00 PM

Please contact Carrie DiSimone at GCCAC
301-334-9431
or Fred Polce at GCHD
301-334-7443


Cub Scout Pack 22 Supports GCCAC's Emergency Food Pantry!

A big shout out to Cub Scout Pack #22 for collecting a mountain of food for GCCAC’s Emergency Food Pantry!
If you see these guys out & about in Oakland give them a high five and let them know how much we appreciate them

This group of scouts is making a big difference in Garrett County!
Cub Scout Pack 22 Food Pantry
Pictured left to right: Liam Coffman, Patrick Rinard, Aiden Rhodes, and Daniel Helbig
 
A special thank you to Nicole Goldsborough, Committee Chair & William Goldsborough, Cub Master for coordinating the donation


FY2018 HUD Continuum Of Care Application Materials

Please Note the following:
Interested parties should submit their application to GCCAC no later than September 3, 2018 for review
9/5/18 - All projects were accepted by the CoC - No projects were rejected by the CoC
 
 
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Homeowner Workshops  

Garrett County Community Action
Conference Room (1st Floor)
May 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)
May 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

Future Workshop Schedules (2 parts):
June: 6/3 & 6/10
July: 7/15 & 7/22
August: 8/5 & 8/12

Accepting applications for a 1 bedroom unit


 

Community Action News

 

Park Side Apartments

A HUD 202 Elderly property
located at One Shobez Street in
Terra Alta, WV.
 
Accepting applications for a 1 bedroom unit
(click title for details)


NeuBeam Internet Connection Center

ICC
 
The ICC will be open to the general public with two kiosk terminals available
that provide high-speed access to email, social media, shopping and other web content
Printing and scanning capabilities are also available
 
360 W. Liberty Street
Oakland MD, 21550
(click title for details)

Rural 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
 
Appointments
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!
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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