No Volunteers Needed at IW Clothing Center on Saturday, 4.21

We will welcome a huge crew of Comcast Beltway volunteers to the IW Clothing Center this Saturday (4/21) for their annual Comcast Cares Day. Because of that, we will not be able to accommodate other volunteers at the center. For more info on helping out at Interfaith Works, check out our website volunteer page: www.iworksmc.org/volunteer

By |April 17th, 2018|Events, Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Hypothermia Shelter April 6-8

Safe shelter from the cold will be available beginning the evening of Friday, April 6, throughout the weekend at the IW Empowerment Center, 2nd Floor of 8106 Georgia Ave., Progress Place Building in Silver Spring. Overnight shelter will be provided Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights on a first-come, first-served basis. People interested in overnight shelter [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Celebrating a Successful Year at Progress Place

Interfaith Works joined with great partners Shepherd's Table and Mobile Med to celebrate one year of successfully serving people experiencing homelessness in Silver Spring at Progress Place (8106 Georgia Ave.). Interfaith Works Empowerment Center at Progress Place provides many services, including vocational services, access to showers and laundry, access to overnight shelter in weather extremes, [...]

By |March 8th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Shelter from Cold March 3

Safe shelter from the cold is available on Saturday, March 3,  until 10:30am at IW Empowerment Center, 8106 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, 2nd Floor of Progress Place building.

By |March 3rd, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Success Stories – Meet Dante

Through many connected programs, Interfaith Works was able to help Dante overcome challenges and lift himself out of homelessness. As a teenager, Dante was forced to care for himself when his mother returned to her home in the Virgin Islands and Dante remained in Maryland. Despite this obstacle, Dante continued to hold a part-time job, [...]

By |February 21st, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Success Stories – Meet Adam

Adam (not his real name), a stocky man in his early 60s, has experienced homelessness over many years. Now, Adam lives at Interfaith Works Residences, where he has an efficiency apartment, and works with multiple community partners to address his behavioral health and medical needs. The IW Residences program provides permanent supportive housing for men and women who [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Success Stories – Meet Jeff

Jeff (not his real name), a slender man in his late 30s, came to Interfaith Works Residences through Interfaith Works' Carroll House men’s shelter program after experiencing homelessness for some time. Although Jeff's family cares for him deeply and wants the best for him, they were unable to understand or assist him with his behavioral health issues. At Carroll [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Assistance to Residents Affected By Rockville Fire – Clarification

Interfaith Works is accepting new and gently used clothing and home goods to help those affected by the Fireside Place apartment fire at the IW Clothing Center at 751 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. Thank you to generous community members who have already donated. Interfaith Works is not accepting monetary donations to be distributed to those [...]

By |February 6th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

IW Assistance to Rockville Fire Victims Highlighted in News Report

"You need us, we're there." IW Family Services Director Monica Barberis-Young talked to WJLA-TV Channel 7 news reporter Heather Graf about the assistance Interfaith Works is providing to families affected by the recent Rockville apartment fire. Here is the story. If you'd like to help, please consider donating very gently used household items, particularly sheets, [...]

By |February 6th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Thank You for Help in Serving Rockville Fire Victims

Interfaith Works continues to serve those affected by the fire at the Fireside Park apartments in Rockville. Thank you to all who have generously donated home goods to help the victims. We continue to welcome donations of sheets, pillows, blankets and other home goods during our regular hours at the IW Clothing Center, 751 Twinbrook [...]

By |February 5th, 2018|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments
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