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 »
We offer financial education training and support to a broad spectrum of Washington County residents, including low-moderate income households, the unemployed and homeless, as well as those who are employed but facing financial difficulty.
This collaborative effort, known as the Financial Education Partnership-Washington County, works with the Washington County Free Library and the MD Cash Campaign to offer FREE Financial Education Classes. Each class is fun, interactive and full of information for anyone interested in learning how to plan, set financial goals, save more and spend less!
The next Financial Literacy class series begins Wednesday, April 27 and runs through Wednesday, June 1. Class time is 6-7pm. Online registration will be available starting April 6.
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 »