Spanish Catholic Center of Catholic Charities - Gaithersburg

From agency: Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington
Resource Details
Alternate Name Spanish Catholic Center of Catholic Charities Gaithersburg
Description Offices are currently closed to the pubic. Must call

OVERVIEW: Provides support services for Montgomery County, Virginia, and DC residents, focusing on Spanish-speaking individuals and families.

1) IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE: Focuses on the provision of direct legal immigration services to foreign-born individuals and their families. General information sessions are held on Wednesdays at 12PM and cost $40 to attend. Consultations also available, walk-in clients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.

2) EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM: Matches employers with potential employees.  Job opportunities are compiled and distributed each week. Also offers regular workshops on Job Readiness and Life Skills to help job seekers improve their employment potential. Additional workshops and assistance is available on topics including financial literacy, entrepreneurship, resume writing, local job market research, career counseling, job complaints, and internet applications. New Clients Orientation: Tuesday, 9:30AM-10:30AM and Thursday, 1PM-2PM (Spanish); Friday 9:30AM-10:30AM (English).

3) ESOL PROGRAMS: Focuses on assisting non-native English speakers master English as an educational and vocational tool.  These courses are offered during 11-week sessions in the Spring, Summer and Fall.  Pre-registration is required. Also provides a Family & Children Literacy Program that allows parents to study English while children receive academic support and a Spanish Literacy Program designed for native Spanish-speakers.

4) ADDITIONAL SERVICES: Provides emergency food and clothing referrals to individuals and families in need. Also assists in obtaining a photo ID card for a $20 fee.
Defined coverage areas:
District Of Columbia - Washington
Maryland - Montgomery County
Hours of operation:
Mon: 8:30AM 5PM
Tue: 8:30AM 5PM
Wed: 8:30AM 5PM
Thu: 8:30AM 5PM
Fri: 8:30AM 5PM
Eligibility Washington D.C., Virginia and Montgomery County, MD residents.
Languages Offered Spanish, English
Program Fees Varies.
Application Process Call and make appointment.
Documents Required Call for information.
Volunteer Requirements 2 volunteers
Volunteer Duties Administration duties.
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Contact Information
Fax Number 301-740-2904
Main 301-740-2523
ESOL Program 301-740-2523 EX 972
Employment Program 301-740-2523 EX 973
Family Support Program 301-740-2523 EX 977
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Sites offering this Program 201 East Diamond Avenue