Below is a complete list of our programs.

 Becky’s House

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.

Carroll House Men’s Shelter

Provides transitional shelter, meals and case management to 70 men annually in a 32-bed facility. Links clients with Vocational Services and other resources needed to increase income, become self- sufficient and to move on to more stable, permanent housing.

(formerly Community Vision) Interfaith Works Empowerment Center

Engages 800 individuals, who are experiencing chronic homelessness, in day programming, including vocational services and case management. Serves up to 350 adults through emergency night shelter November 1 — April 1.

Congregation & Community Emergency Support

Provides counseling, referrals, grants and loans to help 3,500 individuals stay utility cut-offs, avoid eviction, & pay for other essential expenses. Facilitates multi-agency collaboration through leadership of the County’s Emergency Assistance Coalition. Offers support to congregations through counseling, referral and training.

Friends in Action

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.

 Interfaith Works Clothing Center

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.


Interfaith Homes

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.

Interfaith Housing Coalition

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.

Interfaith Works Connections

(previously Project INFORM)

Links over 400 low-income Montgomery County residents to essential resources including food, vocational services, legal assistance, mental health services and child care.

Interfaith Works Residences

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.

Interfaith Works Women’s Center (formerly Wilkins Avenue Women’s Assessment Center)

Provides emergency shelter, meals and case management to more than 250 women annually through a 65-bed facility. Acts as an intake and assessment center for all single adult homeless women in the County.

IW Vocational Services Program

Engages 250 low-income and homeless individuals in job readiness classes, career counseling and training, and one-on-one job placement services.

Project Shine

Pilot mentoring program to address multi-generational poverty connects congregational volunteers with two families in need of community support, with professional guidance from IW staff.

Watkins Mill House

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.