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Community Action Events


Garrett County Community Action Yard Sale!

Come sell your unwanted items... Or come shop and find a TREASURE!
Where: GCCAC parking lot
When: June 22nd, July 13th, August 10th, and September 14th
Time: 7AM until 2PM
Cost: $10.00 per large space, if you are selling your goods.
Call 301-334-9431 Ext. 6126 to reserve your space.
(Click above title for details)

Garrett Roundtable on Homelessness

Garrett County Health Department Conference Room
July 9th at 1:00 PM
September 10th at 1:00 PM
November 12th at 1:00 PM
Please contact Carrie DiSimone at GCCAC
or Fred Polce at GCHD

Homless Resource Day

Garrett County Community Action Conference Room
104 E. Center Street, Oakland, MD 21550
September 17th, 2019 at 8:30 PM
Call 301-334-9431 Ext 6132 for more information

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

Family Caregiver Support Group

Carring for the Caregiver: Are you taking care of a loved one? 
A support group will bring together members of the community who have a similar understanding
July 25, 2019
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Garrett County Community Action
Conference Room
104 East Center Street
Oakland, Maryland 21550 
RSVP to Joni Diehl
301.334.9431 ext. 6133
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(click title for PDF Flyer)

FY2019 HUD Continuum Of Care Application Materials

Please Note the following:
Interested parties should submit their application to GCCAC no later than August 16, 2019 for review
Documents coming soon:
Garrett County CoC’s rate, rank, and review procedures
 FY19 Approved CoC Consolidated Application.pdf
FY19 Project Application - RRH for Individuals and Families Submitted.docx
FY19 Project Application - SHP DIS Submitted.docx
FY19 Project Application - CoC Planning Grant Submitted.docx
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Homeowner Workshops  

Garrett County Community Action
Conference Room (1st Floor)
July 15th 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Contact Asset Development at
301-334-9431 ext 6150
Garrett County Community Action
Conference Room (1st Floor)
July 22nd 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):
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

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
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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