About Us

Interfaith Works, founded in 1972, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency and a non-sectarian interfaith coalition of more than 165 affiliated congregations of diverse faiths working together to meet the needs of those experiencing poverty and homelessness in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Our Mission: To support our neighbors in need by providing vital services and a pathway to greater stability.

Our trained, professional staff members work with individuals and families in crisis to provide access to food, clothing and household goods, emergency financial aid, emergency shelter, permanent supportive housing, and employment services. We do this by leveraging relationships with those in our community to help more than 35,000 people each year.

Interfaith Works is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. Doing so is aligned with our core values of compassion empowerment, inclusion, respect, and social justice. Hiring and retaining a workforce that reflects our community allows us to improve how we serve our neighbors in Montgomery County and inspires just solutions. We believe the attention given to diversity, equity, and inclusion makes us a better organization.

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