Interfaith Works Empowerment Center

(formerly Community Vision)

8106 Georgia Avenue (Progress Place Building)

Silver Spring, MD 20910


If you know of someone in need of emergency shelter, please have them contact the Montgomery County Crisis Center, 240.777.4000, which is open around the clock. More information about the Crisis Center is available here

Interfaith Works Empowerment Center (formerly Community Vision) at Progress Place is a day program and outreach program for adults experiencing homelessness in Montgomery County. At the Center, Interfaith Works provides access to basic needs (such as food, laundry and shower facilities), case management services and a full calendar of recreational and therapeutic groups (see calendar below).

Interfaith Works’ case management team provides clinical assessments and referrals for housing, behavioral health treatment, benefits and a variety of needs. In the winter, the Center provides seasonal emergency shelter. It is also one of the locations in which the Vocational Services program operates. (Please see Vocational Services page for details.)

For more information, click on the flyers below:

May 2017 Calendar

Course and Program Descriptions

Vocational Services Referral

Job Readiness Flyer

Computer Classes in Spanish

Description of Writing Class

Computer Class Referral

Wish List


Our location serving men and women experiencing homelessness in Silver Spring has a new name: The Interfaith Works Empowerment Center (previously Community Vision). The program has moved to a brand new Progress Place facility at 8106 Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring. Interfaith Works will continue to provide essential services and programming at the new site, including vocational services, case management and safe shelter in weather extremes.

The location is the site of 21 new individual residential units serving men and women who have experienced homelessness. That program is known as Interfaith Works