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This following is informational and no endorsement by the Medical Society is intended. It covers medical and related resources.

Montgomery County & Maryland Resources

Community Health Care Resources for Low-Income & Uninsured Residents

Medications & Prescriptions


Medical Supply Loan Closet 

Lutheran Church of St. Andrew operates a medical loan closet with a large inventory. There is no cost and no means assessment. Items are dispensed on a first come, first served basis. Examples of supplies available for pick up: Hospital beds, Bedside commodes, Canes, Walkers, Rollators, Wheelchairs, Feeding formula and equipment, CPAP, colostomy, and diabetic supplies.

Contact: Marilee Tollefson, 301.384.4394, Lutheran Church of St. Andrew, 15300 New Hampshire Ave. SS, MD 20905


Maryland's Senior Call Check Program

Maryland is the first state in the country to start a free, opt-in, telephonic service to check on Maryland's older residents, all across the state. Any Maryland resident who is 65 years of age or older who has a landline phone or cell phone (TTY is available) may participate. Register here.


Hypothermia Shelters Are Now Open for Winter 2019-20

As the colder months are upon us, Hypothermia Overflow Shelters have opened

  1. Rainbow Shelter is open: 215 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850. Women can be referred utilizing this shelter referral, but can show up first come first serve. Rainbow capacity is 28 women. Please note, this shelter is not ADA compliant - There is no elevator/there are stairs. If client has mobility issues please refer to Interfaith Works Overflow.
  2. Interfaith Works Overflow is open for men (and women not served by Rainbow).  8106 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring MD.