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Community Action Events

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
Please contact Carrie DiSimone at GCCAC
or Fred Polce at GCHD

Farmers Market Winter Hours

The Farmers Market is held at the GCCAC building
(104 E. Center Streeet, Oakland, MD)
on select Saturdays throughout the Winter and Spring 
Please click the "Winter Hours" title above for details

Wine Tasting & Music

Live acoustic soft rock by George Skiles!
Just in Time for Valentine’s Day
Come share an enjoyable evening of fun, music, great food and camaraderie!
Wednesday, February 13 -  5-7pm
Flowery Vale Fitness Center, Accident, MD

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)
February 4th 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Contact Asset Development at
301-334-9431 ext 6150
Garrett County Community Action
Conference Room (1st Floor)
February 11th 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
Additional Workshop Dates: March 4th & 11th, April 1st & 8th


Community Action News

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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