Family Services

THE GREENTREE SHELTER (GTS)

The GREENTREE SHELTER (GTS) provides emergency shelter and food to homeless families, as well as, comprehensive services to support their ability to relocate to community-based housing within three (3) to six (6) months.

The Greentree Shelter (GTS) has the capacity to serve 13 families and children who are homeless and from Montgomery County, Maryland. These families have limited income, education, and vocational skills. Many are at a disadvantage due to lack of education, inadequate vocational skills, and little to no support from family and friends and as a result, benefit from the support of the GTS team. The Greentree Shelter provides homeless families with multiple opportunities to improve their social and economic condition and regain family self-sufficiency.

Services:

  • Shelter
  • Food
  • Clothing, and laundry facilities
  • Individual, group, and family counseling
  • Intensive case management
  • Parent education and resources
  • Life skills training
  • On-site childcare services
  • After school program and tutoring
  • Substance abuse education and prevention
  • Computer lab and training
  • Employment assistance
  • Client advocacy
  • Community referrals
  • Recreation and volunteer supports

Contact Information:
Zewditu Tadesse, Program Director – 301 365-4480 at ext.126 – ztadesse@nccf-cares.org

THE FAMILY STABILIZATION PROGRAM (FSP)

THE FAMILY STABILIZATION PROGRAM (FSP) provides transitional housing and social support services to homeless families in Montgomery County, Maryland.

FSP families receive transitional housing and supportive services that allow them to live independently in the community, while establishing a permanent housing plan. Families are able to participate in the FSP for a maximum of 24 months.

Services:

  • Wraparound case management services
  • Financial literacy groups
  • Independent living skills
  • Assistance with preparing budgets
  • Vocational assessments and training
  • Employment assistance
  • Client advocacy
  • Access to community resources
  • Assistance locating permanent housing

Contact Information:
Tracy Coleman, Program Director – 301 622-7901- tcoleman@nccf-cares.org

THE RAPID RE-HOUSING DEMONSTRATION PROJECT (RRH-DEM)

The RAPID RE-HOUSING DEMONSTRATION PROJECT (RRH-DEM) provides transitional housing and social supports services to homeless families in Montgomery County, Maryland, who have low to moderate barriers to independent living. RRH-Dem has the capacity to serve seven families at any given time with the average length of stay between three (3) to six (6) months or 12 to 15 months, depending on the need of the family.

Services:

  • Case management services
  • Assistance with developing independent living skills
  • Assistance in locating permanent housing
  • Employment assistance
  • Client advocacy
  • Access to community resources
  • Subsidized rental assistance

Contact Information:
Tracy Coleman, Program Director – 301 622-7901- tcoleman@nccf-cares.org

BETTY’S HOUSE I and II

BETTY’S HOUSE I and II provides transitional housing and social support services to undocumented immigrant women and their children who are victims of domestic violence and are homeless in Montgomery County, Maryland, as a result of family violence.

Services:

  • Transitional housing for eight families (four in each undisclosed residence) for six (6) to 24 months
  • Wraparound case management services
  • Legal services for obtaining legal status/citizenship
  • Access to Domestic Violence Prevention programs
  • Access to mental health counseling services
  • Assistance with enrollment in educational and certification programs
  • Linkage to bi-lingual mentors

Contact Information:
Tracy Coleman, Program Director – 301 622-7901- tcoleman@nccf-cares.org

THE NEW BEGINNING TEMPORARY SHELTER

The NEW BEGINNING TEMPORARY FAMILY SHELTER provides temporary shelter and comprehensive supportive services to 45 homeless families in the District of Columbia so they will stabilize, gain self-sufficiency, and obtain stable, permanent housing in the community.

Services:

  • Emergency shelter
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Individual, group, and family counseling
  • Intensive case management services
  • Parent education
  • Life skills training
  • ABE/GED instruction
  • Access to community resources
  • Assistance in seeking housing
  • Bi-lingual translators, upon request

Contact Information:
Kasey Makell, Program Director – 202 332-1505 ext. 106 – KMakell@nccf-cares.org

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