Below is a list of our programs.
Houses senior homeless women in an 8-bed home, providing 24-hour oversight and intensive case management to improve the overall health and stability of frail, higher-need individuals.
Emergency Assistance Coalition
A program managed by Interfaith Works, EAC is a network of providers who deliver emergency assistance to needy residents of Montgomery County and includes public agencies, congregations, grassroots local assistance groups and other human service providers groups.
Serves 40 families with 120 trained volunteer mentors divided into teams. Each family member sets individual goals to improve essential living skills and stabilize areas of crisis. Mentor teams work with families for at least one year and often longer.
Houses 31 chronically homeless, disabled men and women annually in scattered-site, permanent supportive housing. Offers case management and the support of a dedicated nurse. This program began in 2013 with a contract from HUD and has expanded to 31 units through support from the national 100,000 Homes Campaign.
Provides permanent housing with supports for 25 families. Each family is engaged in intensive case management and works toward customized family action plan goals aimed at progressing to greater financial independence.
A unique public-private partnership between IW and the Montgomery County Faith Advisory Council to assist faith communities in meeting residents’ needs.
Provides free clothing and household goods to 13,000 income-qualified residents each year, including nearly 6,000 children, through the distribution of millions of dollars worth of donated items. Links families with other available resources through Project INFORM while on-site at the Center.
Links over 400 low-income Montgomery County residents to essential resources including food, vocational services, legal assistance, emergency services, mental health services and child care.
Engages over 800 individuals experiencing homelessness annually with shelter, meals and services, such as vocational services and case management and provides shelter in extreme weather.
Interfaith Works Residences (IWR) program provides permanent, supportive housing to 21 men and women who previously have experienced chronic homelessness. IWR is designed to help highly vulnerable and chronically homeless individuals maintain their housing by providing private living quarters and 24-hour staff support in the same facility.
Provides emergency shelter, meals and case management to more than 300 women annually through a 70-bed facility. Acts as an intake and assessment center for all single adult homeless women in the County.
Engages 250 low-income and homeless individuals in job readiness classes, career counseling and training, and provides one-on-one job placement services in Rockville, Silver Spring and Gaithersburg.
Provides transitional housing for as many as 16 homeless women with mental health diagnoses annually in a group home offering 24-hour support and case management. Links clients to mental health treatment, IW’s vocational services, and other resources to become more self-sufficient and move to more stable, permanent housing.