Emergency Help/Fish in Virginia

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FISH stands for “For Immediate Sympathetic Help.” HELP and FISH are volunteer programs providing food. Some also provide emergency transportation, clothing, furniture and financial assistance.

Damascus HELP

  • Contact Phone: 301-253-4100
  • County: Montgomery

Gaithersburg HELP

  • Contact Phone: 301-216-2510
  • County: Montgomery

No furniture or clothing assistance; will make referrals

Germantown HELP

  • Contact Phone: 301-482-1320
  • County: Montgomery

Olney HELP

  • Contact Phone: 301-774-4334
  • County: Montgomery

No transportation or clothing assistance; will provide food and financial assistance

Rockville FISH

  • Contact Phone: 301-564-0800
  • County: Montgomery

No transportation assistance


  • Contact Phone: 301-972-8481
  • County: Montgomery

Serving Western Upper Montgomery County; Poolesville, Boyds, Dickerson, Beallsville and Barnesville areas