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Potomac Community Resources, Inc. (PCR) is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the inclusion of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities into all aspects of community life. 

Click HERE to view some of our fun programs!

Annual Gen Ryan Memorial Barbeque

Annual Gen Ryan Memorial Barbecue

May 4, 2024   12-3pm
Smokey Glen Farm, Gaithersburg, MD

Please join us for delicious food (including kosher and vegetarian options), fun and games, and a petting zoo. Admission is free, but advance registration is required. Click here to register.

We welcome sponsorships and contributions, including tribute gifts for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.  All contributions will be acknowledged at the BBQ, and your honoree, if indicated, will be notified of your contribution if you provide us with a name and address. To donate online, click the DONATE TO BBQ button below.  Click here for sponsorship information, and a printable form for mail-in contributions and registrations.

Virtual Transition Times Monthly Info Session

Please join us on Wednesday, April 24, from 7-8 PM to learn about the Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program. The webinar will be presented by Denise Isreal, Program Specialist ll, Enhanced Mobility and Customer Relations Section, Division of Transit Services, Department of Transportation.

To register, please click HERE.

A recording and outline will be posted soon for the March 27th webinar on “Dani’s Plan: Creating a Life Plan for Your Loved One with Special Needs.”

Click HERE to view a recording and outline of the February 28th webinar on SSDI benefits, with ASL and Spanish interpretation.

For more information on Transition Times and to view previous Info Sessions and related information, please click HERE.

PCR’s Beach Party 2024

The Beach Party on March 9th was a big success! Thank you to all our supporters and volunteers, who made such a difference. To see photos of the event, please click HERE.

Registration Is Still Open for Some Spring 2024 Programs

Please click HERE for program information or to register online Please note that online registration requires full payment with a credit card. If you prefer to pay by check, need financial aid, or are using other funding services, please print out registration form by clicking HERE, and send by mail.

What Our Members and Families Say About PCR

We are delighted to have received extremely positive feedback in response to our recent Annual Member Satisfaction Survey. Please click HERE to view some of the comments we received from our members and families.

Transitioning Resources at Your Fingertips

To assist our members and families, PCR has created a series of informative videos explaining how to access services and resources for people with developmental differences and their families (e.g., Qualifying for Medicaid, MCPS Transition Services, Legal Services).  These videos, which include American Sign Language interpretation, can be accessed HERE.

And to access other helpful Transitioning Youth Resource Information, click HERE.

Recursos de transición a su alcance

Para asistir a nuestros miembros y familias, PCR ha creado varios videos informativos que explican cómo acceder a los servicios y recursos para las personas con discapacidades del desarrollo y sus familias (Elegibilidad para Medicaid, Servicios de Transición de las Escuelas Públicas del condado de Montgomery [Montgomery County Public Schools, MCPS], Servicios Legales).  Haga clic AQUÍ para ver estos vídeos, que incluyen la interpretación del lenguaje estadounidense de señas y subtítulos en español y documentos traducidos.

Para acceder otra informacion util sobre Recursos para Jóvenes en Transición, haga clic AQUÍ.

PCR Videos

If you miss being at PCR’s programs in person, check out our engaging videos online. Click here to view our virtual program offerings. Enjoy!

Expanded Community Resources Directory

If you have not looked at our “Links to Resources in the Community” page recently, please click HERE to see our reorganized and expanded list. This comprehensive and user-friendly page provides a wealth of useful resources for teens and adults with developmental differences and their families living in our area. Categories include: Transition, Education, Employment and Vocational Services, Residential Services, Funding Services, Transportation, Day Programs, Recreational Activities, and more. 

Nuestra lista de recursos útiles para adolescentes y adultos con discapacidades y sus familias ahora incluye enlaces (links) para recursos en español. Para verlos, haga clic aquí, y continúe a “Recursos en Español.”

Tricia Sullivan Respite Care Program Video

To watch our Tricia Sullivan Respite Care video, please click HERE.