Birth to Pre-K

Free Covid Vaccine Clinic!

Calling all 12-21 year olds! Have gotten the COVID-19 Vaccine? Get your FREE Phizer Vaccine THIS SATURDAY from 12 noon- 4:00pm at St John Baptist Church located at 9055 Tamar Dr, Columbia, MD 21045 and be entered to win a PS 5 gaming system! That’s EVERY SATURDAY from 12 noon- 4:00pm at St John Baptist Church located at 9055 Tamar Dr, Columbia, MD 21045!

Student Exchange Program

Student exchange is a profound and positive experience - not just for the exchange student, but also for the American families, schools, and communities where each student is placed. What better way to get excited about the upcoming school year, than by signing up to host an International High School Exchange Student!?

Howard County Food Bank

The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) provides access to nutritious food through the operation of its Howard County Food Bank and the support  food pantries throughout Howard County, as well as by assisting clients with their SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) applications. In addition, CAC operates a Community Garden, which provides locally grown, organic produce to clients of the Howard County Food Bank.

 

Housing, Energy and Weatherization Assistance

The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) offers financial support to families that are struggling with electric and fuel costs through our energy assistance program. CAC’s weatherization assistance program permanently reduces energy bills by making the home more energy efficient. CAC’s housing assistance program provides one-time financial support to prevent eviction or assist with rent.

Early Childhood Education (Head Start and Pre-Kindergarten)

The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) operates an early childhood education program that encompasses both Head Start and Pre-Kindergarten classrooms. CAC’s education program is full-day and full-year (51 weeks) and is designed to prepare students socially, emotionally and academically for kindergarten. It also has a focus on family engagement and forming partnerships between parents and staff that promote family stability, reduce stressors and connect families to critical family resources.

Summer Camp

The Summer at Sandy Spring is located on 400+ beautiful acres. We offer up to 8 weeks of various workshops such as sports, dance, various arts, STEM, archery, rock climbing, and ropes courses at the Adventure Park at Sandy Spring!