Rapid Rehousing & Homeless Outreach
Community Action Council: 301-797-4161 x131 (serves homeless families)
REACH: 301-733-2371 x103 or x106 (serves homeless individuals)
Washington County Housing Guide & Housing Search Guide
Useful guides from Community Action Council. Contain information on emergency shelter/housing, public housing, low-cost rental housing, senior housing, and various housing programs. Great to give out to people in need of assistance and also great to use as reference. See Community Action Council’s Housing Assistance web page for updated versions of these guides
Shelters in Washington County
See list of Shelters in Washington County
Homeless Street Guide
The Homeless Street Guide is a quick reference to give out to homeless individuals and families in Washington County. 3-per-page for a small helpful resource.
Hagerstown Home Store
Sleep in Heavenly Peace
Founded in Kimberly, Idaho in 2012, Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing hand-made bunk beds to children who don’t have beds of their own. Not only do they deliver these beds to children in need, but they partner with organizations, churches, businesses and individuals to build them at events called Build Days! Learn more and request a bed on their website.
The Women’s Club
The Women’s Club at 31 South Prospect St., offers housing for ladies of low income. They have single bedroom rooms with beds, dressers. The ladies share a common kitchen and bathrooms. It is a safe, secure building. The rents vary from $230/mo to $295/mo depending if the room has has a bathroom attached. If you know of anyone interested please contact Linda at 301-739-0870, Monday thru Friday 9 to 1.
Habitat for Humanity of Washington County
- New Home Building
- Home Renovations
- Home Preservation Program
- A Brush with Kindness
- Critical Repairs
For additional information about any of these programs including how to apply, contact Jessica Scott, Program Director at (301) 791-9009 or firstname.lastname@example.org