Emergency Family Shelter Program
The Emergency Family Shelter provides a place of stability for families experiencing hardships due to homelessness and poverty. Our goal is to keep families together and return them to permanent housing.
In 2020 the Emergency Family Shelter hosted 20 families (a total of 66 people)
Since 2014 we have provided shelter to more than 160 families.
of our program participants in 2020 were 18 or younger.
According to National Alliance to End Homelessness 30% of the homeless population in 2019 were people in families.
2021 Emergency Family Shelter Faith Partners
The Emergency Family Shelter program would not be possible without the support of our Faith Partners.
All Saints Episcopal
Beth Sholom Congregation
Calvary United Methodist Church
Congregation Kol Ami of Frederick
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ
First Baptist Church
Frederick Presbyterian Church
Grace United Methodist Church
Good Shephard Lutheran Church
Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church
Peace in Christ Lutheran Church
St. Katherine Drexel Catholic Church
St. Paul’s Lutheran – Jefferson
Third Day Community Church
Trinity United Methodist Church
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Frederick
The Beyond Shelter Campaign for a New Emergency Family Shelter
The Religious Coalition purchased the 8,300 square foot White-Hayward Farmhouse on Hayward Road in Frederick.
The Beyond Shelter Campaign will allow us to renovate the house, to create a permanent family shelter and expand our supportive services.
Our goal: keep families together and return them to permanent housing.