Welcome to the June edition of the HOC Newsletter. This month we are proud to share important news, information, and opportunities from HOC and our local county partners with you.


HOC's New Strategic Plan

The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County has released our five-year strategic plan, debuting new affordable housing and supportive services initiatives for 2024 - 2029.

Learn More >


Housing Fundamentals Workshop

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

More Information > >


Drone & Soccer Stem Camp

Students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to participate in an exciting week of fun summer field trips, cool games and hands on learning opportunities.

More Information >>


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.

More Information > >


FSS 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.

Click the links below to learn more >>

English | Spanish |


Financial Literacy Workshops

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

More Information > >


County Resources Workshop

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

More Information > >


Derwood Service Center Address Change

Please note that as of June 5 the address of the Gaithersburg Service Center is 16105 Columbus Avenue, Derwood, MD 20855. The main contact telephone number is unchanged: 240-627-9792.

Derwood Service Center

16105 Columbus Avenue

Derwood, MD 20855



Workforce Development Program

New career opportunities are available here for current HOC customers. 

For More Information >

Para Más Información >

Youth Organizer - Montgomery County Collaboration Council

The Youth Organizer will work with our staff to build relationships with youth leaders, parents and families, local community partners, county government, and service providers to plan and develop an innovative community driven approach.

Office of Food Systems Resilience (OFSR) - Summer Internship

This is a part-time professional development opportunity for Montgomery County residents who have professional experience or education related to food systems, including in policy, public health, agriculture, sustainability, and/or other related fields.

Montgomery County Government (MCG)

MCG employs over 10,000 people in more than 30 departments and agencies dedicated to public service excellence. Launch your career at MCG: a premier place to work.

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. Join their award winning government organization today.


Montgomery Can Code Camp

Montgomery Can Code is an annual free and fun summer camp held in July and August for any MCPS rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.

English | Spanish |

Pantry Donation Pick Up Events

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

27th Annual Montgomery County JUNETEENTH Celebration

Join us for a vibrant Juneteenth celebration filled with joy and community! Enjoy live concerts and performances, browse a bustling artisans market showcasing unique handmade goods, and savor delicious food from local vendors.

MCPS Prekindergarten/Head Start

Prekindergarten and Head Start Programs available to income-eligible families with children who will be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1.

County Resources for Seniors

Find out all of the outstanding opportunities available to Montgomery County residents over the age of 50. 

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act

Career development and education program for youth ages 16-24 that are not currently enrolled in school and living in Montgomery County.

To subscribe to this monthly newsletter please click here

title image provided by Freepik