• Now Hiring At SMTCCAC
    We are Hiring!
    Join Our Team
    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
  • Head Start Program
    Head Start Program
    Developing lifelong skills for children and families
    Providing education, health and community referral services
    while respecting and nurturing individual needs
  • Division of Housing and Emergency Services  Program
    Division of Housing and Emergency Services
    Low-income families living in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties are served by SMTCCAC, Inc.
  • Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Opportunities
    We are committed to our volunteers
    We seek to provide you with an opportunity to achieve your personal growth
  • Commercial Driver’s License Program
    Commercial Driver’s License Program
    CDL Offers People A Career
    The CDL Training Program prepares students to pass the Maryland Department of Motor Vehicle (MVA) examinations
  • Calvert County as we support our community through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
    The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
    Volunteers Needed!
    Don't wait – sign up to volunteer today!
  • Early Head Start/Head Start Program Enrollment
    Don't wait – sign up to volunteer today!
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Who We Are?

Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee, Inc. (SMTCCAC) was incorporated as a 501(c)3 in August 1965. This occurred after three Calvert County residents acted out of concern over the level of poverty in their county.

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Our Mission

To provide services for eligible citizens that alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty, promote upward mobility and enrich the quality of life.


To create opportunities for all citizens to realize their potential to become self-sufficient.

The Community Action Promise

Community Action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes Southern Maryland a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.

Division of Housing and Emergency Services

OHEP, Housing Counseling Center, HOPWA, Rental Properties, and TEFAP

Division of Early Childhood Education

Head Start and Early Head Start

Enroll Today in our CDL Training Program

SMTCCAC is a registered training provider!

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Latest News

Sign Up for Summer Fun at The East John Youth Center, Inc!

The East John Youth Center, Inc. is adding a new location for our summer and after-school programming at YARDLEY HILLS.

When: Every Monday, July 1 through August 12
TIME: 12-6 PM
WHO: Grades 5 through 12
**must be a resident of Yardley Hills to join


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 Local Diaper Distribution PROGRAM

This program is a diaper distribution service connected with family support services such as job training, educational support, Early Head Start, housing services, and more.

Families in lower-income homes who apply for the program and are accepted. The eligibility may be different by agency location. Call us at 301-274-4474!

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Support Our Community Through the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

Join us to support our community through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). We need dedicated volunteers to assist with unloading and organizing food deliveries two days each month. This crucial role significantly impacts the lives of many in our area.

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customers obtained jobs


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children served in Early Head Start and Head Start


Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) at SMTCCAC, Inc

SMTCCAC, Inc. proudly serves as the local administering agency for the Maryland State Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties. OHEP provides critical assistance to help manage the cost of home energy bills, prevent utility service disconnection, and minimize heating crises during the winter. We are dedicated to supporting our community by ensuring residents have access to necessary resources to keep their homes warm and safe. Our office hours are 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday. We encourage all eligible residents to apply and utilize these vital services to maintain energy security and comfort in their homes.

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