Financial Assistance

We understand that hard times happen and we offer assistance programs to individuals and families in need of temporary relief.

Types of Assistance:

  • Evictions.
  • Utility shut-off.
  • Prescription medications.

Contact the Community Services Office for program eligibility and additional assistance opportunities.

Still have questions? Contact: 

Community Services
111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Rockville resident for a minimum of 6-months Not all Rockville addresses are considered residents. Check to see if you're a resident.
  2. Applicants seeking rent assistance must have a current eviction notice, and applicants seeking utility assistance must have a current utility shut-off notice.
  3. Demonstrate financial need due to loss of employment, ongoing financial difficulty, loss of family wage earner, unexpected medical bills, or other financial emergency.

Application Process

Before receiving assistance through the City of Rockville, residents must first apply for emergency assistance at Montgomery County. If applicable, you will be referred to Rockville for a REAP application to be processed.

If you have received a referral, schedule an appointment with Community Services Division at 240-314-8310.

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Senior Assistance

For Rockville residents over 60 years in need of less than $200 in prescription costs contact Community Services at 240-314-8310.

For counseling, food and other assistance, visit the Rockville Senior Center for available services.