SOS! Our cupboards are almost bare. IW Clothing Center needs your donations, especially clothing, shoes and homegoods. The families who patronize the center are doing their back-to-school shopping now as you may be, and the demand is very high. Just this morning alone, the center served 90 (!) families! Clean out your closets as fall [...]
Safe shelter from the heat is available during the day this week (July 18-21) at the Interfaith Works Empowerment Center, 8106 Georgia Ave., 2nd Fl., in the Progress Place Building in Silver Spring. Please call 301.585.4471 for more information.
Due to a significant water system failure at the 2 Taft Court location in Rockville, the Interfaith Works Women's Center residents and staff have been temporarily relocated to the IW Empowerment Center (8106 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring). Repairs needed are major and are expected to take at least two months to complete, and the 2 [...]
Interfaith Works and the Montgomery County Faith Community Advisory Council are forming a new public-private partnership, creating a new entity to assist Montgomery County faith communities in meeting residents’ needs. The new initiative will be known as Interfaith Network of Montgomery County. The partnership will build on the strengths of both entities to amplify their [...]
Are you looking for a satisfying service activity for your kids, swim team or book club? Interfaith Works Women's Center in Rockville, a residential facility serving women who previously experienced homelessness, needs volunteers to provide bagged lunches and dinners for the following dates. July 10-12 July 24–26 Aug. 27 Sept. 1-15 Bagged lunches and dinners [...]
Frances came to the United States in 1997. She married, moved to Alabama, started her own business, and had three beautiful children. All seemed right. But Frances’ husband became controlling, physically abusive and lost all of her money in a bad business venture. To save her life and the lives of her children, Frances gave [...]
Shelter from the extreme heat is available Monday, 6/12, and Tuesday, 6/13, at the Interfaith Works Empowerment Center, 2nd floor of 8106 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring (Progress Place) until 6pm. More information is available at 301.585.4471.
Due to extreme heat, IW Empowerment Center, 2nd floor of 8106 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring (Progress Place) will be open Sunday, June 11, as a cooling center from 11am until 5pm. More information is available at 301.585.4471.
Sammy first met James when he came to Interfaith Works Carroll House men’s shelter following repeated struggles with addiction. Determined to turn his life around, James began working with Sammy, a counselor with the Interfaith Works Vocational Services Program. What first struck Sammy was James’ commitment to work his way out of his current situation [...]
Have you ever wondered what a typical day is like for an Interfaith Works Vocational Counselor? Daisy Garcete, a vocational counselor at Interfaith Works, walks you through her typical day. 6:30 AM: Rise & shine – take a couple minutes for myself, then I am off to get my son Mateo ready for school. 9:00 [...]