MoCo ReConnect

Affirming service navigation for LGBTQ youth in Montgomery County, Maryland.

LGBTQ youth in Montgomery County who are looking to get connected to supportive and comprehensive resources can now receive service navigation from SMYAL!


As part of MoCo ReConnect, SMYAL can help you get connected to:

Educational Support
Housing Referrals
Mental Health Service Referrals
Case Management
Health Care Referrals
and other Supportive Services

To learn more about our accessing services, contact LGBTQ Services Navigator Connor Hegel at

Am I eligable?

To access these services, you must fit the following criteria:

  • Live in Montgomery County
  • Be between the ages of 16-24
  • Currently not attending high school or are at risk of dropping out of high school
  • or have graduated high school but are in need of assistance, not employed, or connected to higher education.

Where are you located?

We serve all of Montgomery County, appointments can be made by phone or email, with offices located in Silver Spring.

Who should I contact?

To learn more or access these services, please contact Connor Hegel.

Phone: 240-812-2009

Explore all services offered by MoCo Reconnect at

MoCo ReConnect is an initiative of the Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth, and Families Inc. whereby partner organizations work together to reconnect youth and young adults to educational, workforce and community based services.