Housing/Shelter

Washington County Housing Guide

Useful guide from Community Action Council.  Contains 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.  Washington County Housing Guide

Shelters in Washington County

See list of Shelters in Washington County PUBLIC

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 Brochure

Hagerstown Home Store offers a wide range of housing counseling and resources, including down-payment assistance.  Brochure   Visit website.

Good Roots Furniture Ministry

Good Roots furniture ministry is a ministry of First Christian Church in partnership with The Judy Center which tries to supply furniture for families who can’t afford the basics.  Their mission is simple: No child will eat or sleep on a floor.  Learn more here

Habitat for Humanity of Washington County

Habitat for Humanity offers a variety of programs to support the various needs of current and future Washington County homeowners.

  • New Home Building
  • Home Renovations
  • Home Preservation Program
    • A Brush with Kindness
    • Weatherization
    • Critical Repairs

For additional information about any of these programs including how to apply, contact Jessica Scott, Program Director at (301) 791-9009 or jessicascott@habitat-wc.org