Local Resources for Families and Individuals Facing Homelessness

This resource guide has been compiled and distributed to help families that are facing homelessness in Frederick County, Maryland. Please feel free to share this resource guide with anyone that might benefit from it.  It can also be used as a resource guide to learn about local volunteer opportunities and community needs.  Download the resource guide using the link to the right, under "Resources."

This guide was compiled and is printed and distributed by Frederick Community Action Agency & Frederick County Dept. of Houseing and Community Development in February, 2014.

Important information about where to apply for shelter and services:

Contact

Cathy Cullen
Homeless Education Program Administrator

(301) 644-5290
Fax: (301) 644-5020

Resources

Homeless Education Brochure

Download and print these resources

Eviction - To apply for financial assistance to prevent an eviction, please contact the Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs at (301) 631-2670.

Families - To apply for Transitional Housing if you are homelss, please contact the Frederick Community Action Agency at (301) 600-1506.

Adults without children - To apply for Emergency Shelter if you are homeless, please contact the Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs at (301) 631-2670.

Domestic Violence - To obtain assistance with a domestic violence situation, please contact Heartly House at (301) 662-8800.

Homelessness Prevention Programs

Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs
27 Degrange Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 631-2670
Provides emergency Financial assistance to prevent evictions and utility shut-offs; also provides funding for motel placements and first-month's rent.

Legal Aid Bureau of Frederick County
22 South Market Street, Suite 11, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 694-7414
Provides legal assistance to prevent evictions and other housing related crises.

Emergency Shelters & Transitional Housing Programs

Advocates for Homeless Families
216 Abrecht Place, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 662-2003
Scattered-site transitional housing for homeless families; also operates the Families Forward Program

Beacon House/Frederick Rescue Mission
419 West South Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 695-6633
Transitional shelter for homeless men, operated by the Frederick Rescue Mission

Frederick Community Action Agency
100 South Market Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 600-1506
Transitional shelter for homeless families and physically or medically disabled adults

Heartly House
P.O. Box 857, Frederick, Maryland 21705
Telephone: (301) 662-8800
Emergency shelter and transitional housing for survivors of domestic violence; also operates 24 hour hotline and other crisis services

Linton Emergency Shelter/Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs
27 Degrange Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 631-2670
Emergency shelter for homeless adults operated during winter months of November through March; also operates the Exodus Project

Other Major Resources and Programs

Health Care for the Homeless - Frederick Community Action Agency
Health Care for the Homeless Program/Primary Care Clinic
100 South Market Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 600-1506

Mental Health Care - Frederick County Behavioral Health Services
Frederick County Health Department
350 Montevue Lane, Frederick, Maryland 21702
Telephone: (301) 600-1755

Mental Health Care - Way Station
230 West Patrick Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 662-0099

Mental Health Care - Behavioral Health Partners
604 Solarex Court, Frederick, Maryland 21703
Telephone: (301) 663-8263

Mental Health Care - Villa Maria of Frederick County/Catholic Charities
111 East Church Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 694-6654

Addiction Treatment - Frederick County Behavioral Health Services
Frederick County Health Department (Project 103)
300-B Scholl's Lane, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 600-1775

Soup Kitchen - Beacon House
419 West South Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 695-6633
Serves a free breakfast meal daily at 6 AM and a free lunchtime meal Monday - Saturday at noon and Sunday at 1 PM.

Soup Kitchen & Foodbank - Frederick Community Action Agency
100 South Market Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Telephone: (301) 600-1506
Serves a free evening meal Monday through Sunday from 5:30-6:30 PM; Foodbank provides a 3- to 5-day supply of food and is open 5 days a week.

Employment and Job Training - Frederick County Business & Employment Center
5340 Spectrum Drive, Suite A, Frederick, Maryland 21703
Telephone: (301) 600-2255
Provides a wide-range of job training and educational services including connections to job opportunities.

Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8),
Public Housing, and Other Rental Unites Based on Income

Housing Authority of the City of Frederick
209 Madison Street
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 662-8173
www.hacfrederick.org (opens in new window)
 

Frederick County Dept. of Housing and Community Development
(Wait list CLOSED)
520 North Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 600-1061
www.frederickcountymd.gov/housing (opens in new window)

HOPE VI - Hillcrest Commons Apartments
1150 Orchard Terrace
Frederick, MD 21703
(301) 620-4174
www.hacfrederick.org (opens in new window)

HOPE VI - North Market & South Carroll Apts.
101 E. South Street, #102
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 620-9944
www.hacfrederick.org (opens in new window)

Hagerstown Housing Authority
35 W. Baltimore St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 733-6911
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Housing Authority of Washington County
319 E. Antietam St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 791-3168
www.hawcmd.org (opens in new window)

Country Hill Apartments
1000-A Heather Ridge Drive
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 694-0355

Frederick Villas Apartments
5999 Ladd Court
Frederick, MD 21703
(301) 694-6858

South Mountain Village
1201 Maple Terrace Lane
Brunswick, MD 21716
(301) 834-5390

Thurmont Village Townhouses
15A Sunny Close
Thurmont, MD 21788
(301) 271-9800

Interfaith Housing Alliance
731 North Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 662-4225
www.interfaithhousing.org (opens in new window)

Way Station
230 West Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21701
(888) 549-0629
www.waystationinc.org (opens in new window)
Special Needs Housing Only

Local housing resource lists are available at
https://www.frederickcountymd.gov/6381/Resources-and-Links 
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