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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
"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, [...]
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 [...]
Please spread the word: warm shelter is available during the day (7:30am-6:00pm) Saturday-Monday (1/13-1/15) at Interfaith Works Empowerment Center at Progress Place, 2nd Floor, 8106 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301.585.4471 for more info.
Interfaith Works Empowerment Center in Silver Spring recently celebrated one year in the new Progress Place Building at 8106 Georgia Avenue. Montgomery Community Media focused on the vital services provided at that location. Take a look! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sguiSdYoRA
Safe shelter from the cold is available during the day Jan. 6 and 7 at Interfaith Works Empowerment Center, 2nd Floor of 8106 Georgia Ave. at Progress Place in Silver Spring, 7:30am to 6pm. Call 301.585.4471 for more information.
The life-saving seasonal shelter provided at Interfaith Works Empowerment Center at Progress Place in Silver Spring was highlighted in a recent report by WAMU-FM reporter Armando Trull. With the dangerously cold temperatures the area is enduring, coming inside literally is a matter of life and death for men and women who typically are outside experiencing [...]