Provides access to resources and opportunities to improve the quality of life for low-income Latinos, their families and other immigrants in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties.
1) EMPLOYMENT TRAINING: Provides training in carpentry, painting, dry-walling and other skills to low-skilled workers to increase opportunities for permanent employment.
2) LEGAL SERVICES: Provides legal advice and representation for issues regarding immigration and employment discrimination.
3) WOMEN'S PROGRAM: Offers assistance to unemployed women to identify barriers and create action plans to move them towards employment. Includes a domestic workers cleaning cooperative, employment development, and self-esteem trainings.
4) HEALTH PROGRAM: Provides information regarding HIV, cancer, tobacco use prevention, and other health care issues. Includes a bilingual health hotline and medical interpreting services for limited English speakers.
5) HOUSING PROGRAM: Provides counseling on home buying and housing issues, including tenants' rights.
6) EDUCATION PROGRAM: Provides classes in English (ESOL), Spanish and financial literacy; and home improvement. Includes citizenship and civic involvement classes that assist permanent residents with passing the INS citizenship exam, and teach skills for community leadership, voting and how to get involved in local advocacy efforts.
7) INFORMATION & REFERRAL: Provides information and refers clients to services that may be able to assist them, such as emergency shelter, free or low-cost medical programs, mental health care, etc.
8) DONATIONS: In-kind donations on a case-by-case basis.
9) IDENTIFICATION CARD: ID will have picture, address and date of birth. Must bring proof of address, birth certificate and ID.
10) CITIZENSHIP PROGRAM: Provides citizenship classes and assists in completing the application. In addition, provides loans to cover the cost of the application.
11) CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAM: Provides opportunities to participate actively on Montgomery County, State and Federal Government issues that impact the community (Driver license program, Immigration reform, living wage campaigns, affordable housing and health care issues).
Bilingual Health Line:
- Available Mon-Fri, 8AM-8PM
- phone: 301-431-4185
8151 15th Avenue
Agency: Casa de Maryland
Languages Available: French, Spanish
Payment Description: ID fee is $5 for members of CASA. CASA Membership dues are $35. Other services are free of charge.
Intake and Eligibility: Any person who is a low-income immigrant to the United States.
- Montgomery County
- Prince Georges County