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

Watch IW’s Monica Barberis-Young on “MoCo365”

Interfaith Works Family Services Director Monica Barberis-Young talks to the Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. (MCEDC) about the role Interfaith Works plays in Montgomery County, part of MCEDC's "MoCo365" video campaign.

By |February 16th, 2018|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

Saving Lives – CEO Blog

The brutal temperatures this winter are inconvenient to most of us, but pose extraordinary challenges for our neighbors experiencing homelessness. It can be a life-or-death situation. In partnership with Montgomery County, Interfaith Works opens the doors of our Silver Spring-based IW Empowerment Center to be sure that no one is left to face the elements [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|From the CEO, 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

Shelter from Cold Available Sat., 2/3, and Sun., 2/4, at IW Empowerment Center

Safe shelter from the cold is available this weekend at the Interfaith Works Empowerment Center at Progress Place, 2nd Floor of 8106 Georgia Ave., in Silver Spring on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 7:30am-6pm, and Sunday, Feb. 4, from 7:30am-noon. Call 301.585.4471 for more information.

By |February 2nd, 2018|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

IW Will Join Community Discussion on Homelessness in Montgomery County

Monday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building Christine Hong, IW's Director of Homeless Services will join a panel of social service leaders and Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal, chair of the Council’s Health and Human Services Committee, at a community discussion on the State of Homelessness in Montgomery County on [...]

By |January 26th, 2018|Advocacy, Events, Latest News|0 Comments
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