Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees

This page will be updated as new information becomes available. Last update 1/24/2019. Interfaith Works is here to help Federal employees and contractors with emergency needs during the Federal shutdown. We recognize that this is a highly stressful time and that finding the right resources can be difficult. We are here to help. MUST BE … Continue reading Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees

IW Clothing Center Winter Schedule

The Clothing Center will be closed on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 for the Christmas holiday. The Clothing Center will also be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2019 through Monday, January 7, 2019 for the center’s bi-annual cleaning. We will open for regular hours on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.  

Strathmore “Share The Warmth” Coat Drive

Interfaith Works and Strathmore Music Center will again join forces to ensure individuals and families in need have a safer, warmer winter through Share the Warmth, a coat drive for arts patrons and music lovers to give back to their community. Strathmore will collect gently used and new coats, as well as hats, gloves and … Continue reading Strathmore “Share The Warmth” Coat Drive

No Volunteers Needed at IW Clothing Center on Saturday, 4.21

We will welcome a huge crew of Comcast Beltway volunteers to the IW Clothing Center this Saturday (4/21) for their annual Comcast Cares Day. Because of that, we will not be able to accommodate other volunteers at the center. For more info on helping out at Interfaith Works, check out our website volunteer page: www.iworksmc.org/volunteer

Hypothermia Shelter April 6-8

Safe shelter from the cold will be available beginning the evening of Friday, April 6, throughout the weekend at the IW Empowerment Center, 2nd Floor of 8106 Georgia Ave., Progress Place Building in Silver Spring. Overnight shelter will be provided Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights on a first-come, first-served basis. People interested in overnight shelter … Continue reading Hypothermia Shelter April 6-8

Celebrating a Successful Year at Progress Place

[fusion_text]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, … Continue reading Celebrating a Successful Year at Progress Place

Success Stories – Meet Dante

Through many connected programs, Interfaith Works was able to help Dante overcome challenges and lift himself out of homelessness. As a teenager, Dante was forced to care for himself when his mother returned to her home in the Virgin Islands and Dante remained in Maryland. Despite this obstacle, Dante continued to hold a part-time job, … Continue reading Success Stories – Meet Dante

Success Stories – Meet Adam

Adam (not his real name), a stocky man in his early 60s, has experienced homelessness over many years. Now, Adam lives at Interfaith Works Residences, where he has an efficiency apartment, and works with multiple community partners to address his behavioral health and medical needs. The IW Residences program provides permanent supportive housing for men and women who … Continue reading Success Stories – Meet Adam