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Emergency Assistance Fund

Are you a low- or moderate-income resident of Takoma Park in need of emergency financial help for basic human needs such as housing, utilities, prescription drugs, or food?

The City of Takoma Park’s Emergency Assistance Fund, administered by Ministries United Silver Spring Takoma Park (MUSST), provides financial support to income-eligible residents in crisis.

To qualify for financial assistance under this program, individuals must be a resident of Takoma Park. Upon verification of an applicant’s eligibility and documentation of need, financial assistance may be provided as follows:

  • Individuals seeking to avoid eviction, foreclosure, the disconnection of utilities, or to obtain assistance with prescriptions, may access funds once in a 12-month period.
  • Assistance securing food can be provided once a month.

To apply for funding, please visit the MUSST offices:

Montgomery County MUSST LogoDepartment of Health and Human Services
Silver Spring Center
8818 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 495-4699

Summer hours, through August 30th:
Monday 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For further information, please contact the Department of Housing and Community Development at (301) 891-7119, or housing@takomaparkmd.gov

 

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