The IW Empowerment Center (2nd Floor, Progress Place, 8106 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring) will be open as a cooling center to prevent hyperthermia from 11am-6pm on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15. Please let others know. Info is available at 301.585.4471.
The IW Empowerment Center (2nd Floor, Progress Place, 8106 Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring) will be open as a cooling center to prevent hyperthermia from 11am-6pm on Wednesday, July 4. Please let others know. Info is available at 301.585.4471.
The Interagency Commission on Homelessness, of which Interfaith Works is a member, will hold a community service to honor the memory of people who experienced homelessness and have passed away over the past year. The service is on Wednesday, July 18, 9-10:30am, Montgomery County Executive Office Building and Circuit Court Plaza, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, MD. [...]
The IW Empowerment Center, 2nd Floor of 8106 Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring will be open to provide cool shelter to guard against hyperthermia from 11am-6pm on Saturday (6/30) and Sunday (7/1). Call 301.585.4471 for more info. Please spread the word.
Interfaith Works joined with great partners Shepherd's Table and Mobile Med to celebrate one year of successfully serving people experiencing homelessness in Silver Spring at Progress Place (8106 Georgia Ave.). Interfaith Works Empowerment Center at Progress Place provides many services, including vocational services, access to showers and laundry, access to overnight shelter in weather extremes, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Please spread the word: warm shelter is available during the day (7:30am-6:00pm) Saturday-Monday (1/13-1/15) at Interfaith Works Empowerment Center at Progress Place, 2nd Floor, 8106 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. Call 301.585.4471 for more info.
Interfaith Works Empowerment Center in Silver Spring recently celebrated one year in the new Progress Place Building at 8106 Georgia Avenue. Montgomery Community Media focused on the vital services provided at that location. Take a look! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sguiSdYoRA
The life-saving seasonal shelter provided at Interfaith Works Empowerment Center at Progress Place in Silver Spring was highlighted in a recent report by WAMU-FM reporter Armando Trull. With the dangerously cold temperatures the area is enduring, coming inside literally is a matter of life and death for men and women who typically are outside experiencing [...]