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.  

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 Jeff

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 … Continue reading Success Stories – Meet Jeff

Thank You for Help in Serving Rockville Fire Victims

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 … Continue reading Thank You for Help in Serving Rockville Fire Victims

IW Safe Winter Shelter Program Featured on WAMU-FM

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 … Continue reading IW Safe Winter Shelter Program Featured on WAMU-FM