Whole of Darnestown – Individual Resources

The Darnestown Civic Association has rounded up some useful links for individuals.

Reputable Health and Safety Information

(Federal) Centers for Disease Control COVID-19
(State) Maryland Department of Health COVID-19
(Local) Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19

State Closure and Mandate Information

Governor Hogan’s COVID-19

Schools and Kids

Montgomery County Public School Continuity of Learning
Meals for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students
American Academy of Pediatrics COVID-19

Senior Citizens

Montgomery County Senior Services

Maryland Senator Feldman Offers a List of Resources for Marylanders

For Montgomery County residents, Senator Feldman listed the following resources:

Assistance programs 
Grocery stores with special hours
Support local businesses
Transportation bus services 
Montgomery County Volunteer Center 

Other State of Maryland resources:

Health connection
Unemployment insurance
Request Absentee voting ballot 
Census online 

Congressman David Trone’s office has published an updated resource guide that gives a list of federal, state and local resources.  That booklet can be found here.


Montgomery County

Food and Grocery

Montgomery Food Council, an independent, non-profit organization has many resources on their site including:
Local Food Sources including farms and restaurants that deliver or have curbside pickup.
Local Food System Resources which includes where to find food assistance, benefit resources, and senior and student meals.

The new MoCo Eats To-Go Guide is a restaurant directory designed to promote take out, pick up, and food delivery options in Montgomery County, Maryland.


A resource that answers some common questions about food safety can be found on the Serious Eats website.

Mental Health Resources

CDC Mental Health Page
National Suicide PreventionHotline

Montgomery County Crisis Center (24/7 call in or walk-in service for urgent mental health concerns: 240-777-4000.  More info here