Montgomery County, PA Community Action Development Commission

Programs & Services

  • Housing

    • Home Weatherization

      Weatherization is a program which helps individuals with limited income cut their fuel bills, and save money by having a more energy efficient home.

    • LIHEAP Crisis

      Low Income Home Energy Assistance for help with paying heating bills or heating emergencies.

  • Energy

    • Home Weatherization

      Weatherization is a program which helps individuals with limited income cut their fuel bills, and save money by having a more energy efficient home.

    • Emergency Utility Management Services

      For those who qualify, the PECO Energy Matching Energy Assistance fund is available to assist applicants who are about to lose their PECO service, or whose service has already been terminated.

    • LIHEAP Crisis

      Low Income Home Energy Assistance for help with paying heating bills or heating emergencies.

  • Micro-Enterprise

    • Be Your Own Boss (BYOB)

      This program offers business training and support for those interested in starting their own business. 

    • Incubator Program

      The incubator project assists entrepreneurs in the successful creation of a new or emerging business by providing them access to low-cost office space.

  • Food

    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

      This program helps eligible persons receive and maintain what used to termed food stamp benefits.

    • Emergency Food Program

      This program provides eligible residents with an emergency food package that will feed a family for an average of three days.

    • Self Help and Resource Exchange (SHARE)

      Through this food co-op buying  service, participants receive    A food cooperative buying program where you can buy fresh fruits and vegetables, frozen meats and staples at wholesale prices.

    • Norristown Farmer's Market

      Reopens in June, Thursdays, 11am - 3:00 pm June through October.

    • Community Supported Agriculture

      Community supported agriculture (CSA) is defined as a mutually beneficial partnership between a farm and the people who consume the food produced there.

    • Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition

      The Program is closed for 2014.  Check back on June 1, 2015.
      This program provides income    eligible seniors with a $20 voucher that can be spent at participating Farmers’ Markets.

    • Commodity Supplemental Food Program

      Provides Seniors with a monthly box of food designed by USDA nutritionists.

  • Financial

    • Self Sufficiency Case Management

      This program works with families to help determine the needs and barriers to becoming self-sufficient.

    • Individual Development Account (IDA)

      The IDA program is designed to help people save money for education or homeownership by providing matching funds, program support and financial counseling to those who are accepted into the IDA program.

    • VITA - Free Tax Preparation Services

      Free IRS sponsored tax preparation services in Norristown, PA.

      During the 2014 tax season our VITA program volunteers completed over 1400 federal/state tax returns for individuals at no charge.  This valuable service generated total refunds of almost $2 million and saved taxpayers an estimated $250,000 in tax preparation fees.  Furthermore, according the IRS, these refunds alone brought an estimated $3,150, 000.00 into the local economy. 

  • Special Initiatives

  • Fatherhood Initiative

    • Fatherhood Initiative Program

      This program is dedicated to empowering, educating, supporting and challenging men to become stronger, more positive forces within their own families and communities.