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Frederick Community Action Agency
Frederick Community Action Agency

Through a wide array of programs and services, the Frederick Community Action Agency provides food, shelter, medical care, housing, and other forms of assistance to families and individuals that are low-income or homeless.

Started in 1968, the Frederick Community Action Agency is sponsored by the City of Frederick and the Friends for Neighborhood Progress, Inc. with support from the United Way of Frederick County. The Frederick Community Action Agency is administered by a fifteen-member Board of Directors appointed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Frederick.

Funding Announcements

Below and attached is information pertaining to the recently released DHR – FY 2016 Homeless Grant Funding Application process. This includes the Emergency and Transitional Housing and Services (ETHS) and Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP) grants that are administered by the City of Frederick; therefore, I am passing along this notice to all FCCH members. Please contact me immediately by email or phone (301-600-3955) if you are interested in applying for either ETHS or HPP funding.

The grantees that have previously received ETHS funding include: Advocates for Homeless Families, Heartly House, Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs, and Frederick Community Action Agency. All four (4) grantees have used the ETHS funding for the operation of emergency shelter and transitional housing programs. The HPP funds have been used by the Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs to prevent evictions by paying arrearages on rent.

Mission Statement

The Frederick Community Action Agency, the federally designated Community Action Agency for Frederick County, Maryland, administers programs and services to assist disadvantaged and low-income people, thereby, ameliorating the causes and effects of poverty.

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little
-President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Mike Spurrier, CCAP

100 South Market St.
Frederick, MD 21701

(301) 600-1506 (Main)
(301) 600-3955 (Direct)

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