Frederick Community Action Agency

Community Action Agency Building

COVID 19 - Daily Operation Plans 

Soup Kitchen- will operate 5:30 – 6:30 PM daily; carryout only until further notice. 

Foodbank- will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 2:00 – 4:00 PM

In collaboration with the Salvation Army, the Frederick Community Action Agency is mobilizing its Food Bank to serve local seniors and families. Beginning 3/20, food bags, which hold three to five days worth of food, will be delivered to Taney Village and Catoctin Manor to serve over 150 seniors. Deliveries will occur once per week at this time and future locations are being considered. Beginning 3/25, additional food drops have been coordinated with the Asian American Center of Frederick and the Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland in Frederick.

Health Center- is offering telehealth to existing patients which can be scheduled by email to or calling 301-600-1393 or 301-600-1506.

Office of Home Energy Program (OHEP)- face-to-face interviews have been suspended but staff will remain available for assistance with the application process via telephone to 301-600-2410.

Residents are encouraged to call ahead with questions before coming in person 301-600-1506 also.


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 Frederick County Government. 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.

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

2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Public Posting

Fiscal Year 2019 CoC Program Competition: e-snaps is Now Available

The Fiscal Year 2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Consolidated Application (CoC Application and CoC Priority Listing) and project applications are now available in e-snaps. Collaborative Applicants and project applicants can now access the applications to review, update, and enter information that is required for the application process through the Fiscal Year 2019 CoC Program Competition NOFA.

2019 CoC Rating Tools are listed below:

2019 CoC Collaborative Application with Attachments and Priority Listing

Submission Deadline:  Monday, September 30, 2019 at 8 p.m.

2018 Continuum of Care Public Posting

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