Services Provided
  • Access to higher education and/or career training
  • Weekly life skills workshops
  • Monthly support groups
  • Intensive case management meetings, weekly, with Family Advocate
  • Network of community resources
  • Volunteer mentoring
Eligibility
  • Frederick County, MD resident
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Children who live with parent/guardian at minimum part-time (legal documentation may be required)
  • Clean from illegal drugs for the past six months and sober from alcohol use if history of alcohol abuse
  • Not currently on methadone
  • Willing to pursue an education and/or job training
  • Proof of all income to determine eligibility
  • Proof of working diligently to pursue employment
Press Releases

11/ 06 Frederick businessman Dan Schiffman has been named an outstanding volunteer by Northwestern Mutual for his dedication to Advocates for Homeless Families - a $10,000 grant from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation will be given to the organization on his behalf. (more)
9/ 06 The previously homeless and at-risk families participating in Advocates for Homeless Families’ programs recently prepared and planted a small community “victory” garden. (more)
23/ 06 Advocates for Homeless Families, Inc. in Frederick, M.D. celebrated the outstanding accomplishments of its participants, volunteers and supporters at its annual Gala, held at Ceresville Mansion on August 22, 2007. (more)
23/ 06 Advocates for Homeless Families, Inc. in Frederick, M.D. celebrated the outstanding accomplishments of its participants, volunteers and supporters at its annual Gala, held at Ceresville Mansion on August 22, 2007. (more)
27/ 08 Advocates for Homeless Families, Inc., will hold its annual Gala celebration and dinner on Wednesday, September 23rd, at Martin’s Caterers in Walkersville. (more)
21/ 08 Frederick, MD -- City Magnolia Day Spa, Urbana, MD, recently raised $1,500 in proceeds from a full day of services to benefit Advocates for Homeless Families. (more)
24/ 08 Frederick, MD – Dearbought Community residents recently held a fundraising event to benefit Advocates for Homeless Families, Inc. Highlighted as “Paws on the Path,” the event raised nearly $200 and brought together. (more)
19/ 09 Frederick, MD – CITI recently donated $5,000 in support of Financial Education to Advocates for Homeless Families’ participants.  According to Ellen Prete, Community Relations Officer, "CITI is pleased to partner with Advocates to provide their clients with the financial education tools they will need to succeed. (more)