Day Resource and Crisis Services
Tuesday & Thursday, 9am-1pm
Trained volunteers meet with Washington County residents who are facing a crisis to offer encouragement, advice, and referrals to other providers, as well as monetary assistance.
Our primary focus is the prevention of homelessness which includes eviction prevention, rent deposits and/or first month’s rent, utility deposits and other housing related needs. We also help those with little or no income to secure birth certificates and identification cards when necessary for employment and/or services from other local agencies. Occasional assistance is provided for emergency prescriptions. Learn More »
Financial Education is Expanding!
We are pleased to announce that the Financial Education Partnership-Washington County has added two new partners! Interfaith Service Coalition and Horizon Goodwill Industries have joined Washington County’s first of its kind collaborative effort to provide financial education services to assist the low to moderate income residents of Washington County, MD to achieve self-sufficiency and stability. As the lead agency of this collaborative, Reach is working on developing more opportunities for classes county-wide in order to better serve our residents!
A new series of classes will be offered at the Washington County Library on Tuesday evenings from 6-7 pm from August 22-September 12th. This series of classes will focus on: Identity Theft & Scams, Buying and Keeping Your Vehicle on the Road, Dealing with Debt and Family Finances-Engaging Your Children in Money Matters.
Click Financial Literacy classes for details, or contact Kelli Tencer, Success Coach by phone (301-733-2371, ext 107) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow the Financial Education Partnership on Facebook @FEPWC to stay up-to-date with class schedules and for tips and information to help you manage your finances!
Reach trains local congregations and their members, through the Open Table model, to form communities called “Tables” that include a Brother or Sister in poverty referred by Reach. Table members transform their vocational and life experiences into tools our Brothers and Sisters can use to develop and implement plans that create change.
The Open Table process is a catalyst for the collaboration of faith communities, government, universities, business and non-profits working through a shared purpose model to move themselves and their communities from a transactional relationship with our Brothers and Sisters in poverty to one of transformation.
Our 6th table has launched and we are looking to start more! Contact Kelli Tencer (301-733-2371, ext. 107) to find out how your faith community can get involved .
Cold Weather Shelter
Shelter is available to homeless adults from Washington County on a first come, first served basis beginning the last Sunday of October and ending the first Sunday of April. Upon entry each guest will meet with a trained volunteer who will guide them through the intake procedure. Learn More »