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 [...]
The brutal temperatures this winter are inconvenient to most of us, but pose extraordinary challenges for our neighbors experiencing homelessness. It can be a life-or-death situation. In partnership with Montgomery County, Interfaith Works opens the doors of our Silver Spring-based IW Empowerment Center to be sure that no one is left to face the elements [...]
Interfaith Works is accepting new and gently used clothing and home goods to help those affected by the Fireside Place apartment fire at the IW Clothing Center at 751 Twinbrook Parkway in Rockville. Thank you to generous community members who have already donated. Interfaith Works is not accepting monetary donations to be distributed to those [...]
"You need us, we're there." IW Family Services Director Monica Barberis-Young talked to WJLA-TV Channel 7 news reporter Heather Graf about the assistance Interfaith Works is providing to families affected by the recent Rockville apartment fire. Here is the story. If you'd like to help, please consider donating very gently used household items, particularly sheets, [...]
Interfaith Works continues to serve those affected by the fire at the Fireside Park apartments in Rockville. Thank you to all who have generously donated home goods to help the victims. We continue to welcome donations of sheets, pillows, blankets and other home goods during our regular hours at the IW Clothing Center, 751 Twinbrook [...]
Safe shelter from the cold is available this weekend at the Interfaith Works Empowerment Center at Progress Place, 2nd Floor of 8106 Georgia Ave., in Silver Spring on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 7:30am-6pm, and Sunday, Feb. 4, from 7:30am-noon. Call 301.585.4471 for more information.
Interfaith Works Director of Homeless Services Christine Hong was a featured panelist on Montgomery Community Media's "Montgomery Week in Review" recently, discussing IW programs to address the needs of people experiencing homelessness and trying to leave poverty behind.
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 [...]
Interfaith Works is having a "Funday" in Kentlands! Eat at Kentlands Not Your Average Joes (245 Kentlands Blvd) on Sunday, Feb. 11. If you mention "Interfaith Works" when ordering, the restaurant will donate 15% of their proceeds to Interfaith Works - whether you eat in or take out. Restaurant is open 11am to 9pm. We are postponing our Zengo Cycle Charity Ride [...]
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.