IW Supports Campaign To End Chronic Homelessness

Interfaith Works, as a member of the Montgomery County Interagency Commission on Homelessness (ICH), is collaborating with community partners to end chronic homelessness in Montgomery County by March 2018. The campaign is known as "Inside (Not Outside)." Interfaith Works' programs are part of the solution, providing permanent supportive housing to men and women how have [...]

By |November 16th, 2017|Helping Hand, Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clothing Donations Needed!

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 [...]

By |August 31st, 2017|Helping Hand, Latest News, Volunteer|0 Comments

Cooling Shelter Available This Week in Silver Spring

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.

By |July 18th, 2017|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

IW Women’s Center Relocation

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 [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Helping Hand, Latest News, Volunteer|0 Comments

New Interfaith Initiative

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 [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Advocacy, Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Summer Meal Providers Needed

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 [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|Helping Hand, Latest News, Volunteer|0 Comments

A Better Life

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 [...]

By |June 19th, 2017|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Cooling Center Open Monday, Tuesday (6/12 & 13)

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.

By |June 12th, 2017|Events, Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Cooling Center Open Sun., June 11

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.

By |June 10th, 2017|Events, Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments

Reason To Celebrate

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 [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Helping Hand, Latest News|0 Comments
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