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
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Custody of one or more minor children
  • Homeless or imminently at risk of homelessness
  • Income of 30% of AMI or less
  • Willing and able to pursue education or job training
  • Able to provide proof of income
  • Working or diligently pursuing employment
  • Frederick County resident
  • Eligible for public housing
Case Manager Vacancy
Deadline: March 2, 2020
Advocates for Homeless Families has an immediate need for an experienced case manager (30 hours per week, flexible schedule) to work with homeless individuals and families. Personal vehicle necessary. Email cover letter and resume by Mar 2 to Advocates for Homeless Families [email protected] No phone calls please.
Opportunity to Serve on Board Committees
Are you concerned about homelessness and poverty in Frederick? You can help! Advocates for Homeless Families, a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower motivated families to overcome homelessness, is seeking new Board committee members for a one- or more- years to serve on Board committees and to further our mission to achieve permanent solutions to homelessness in Frederick County.

Our homeless families with minor children achieve success through a two-year structured program of education, housing and support services. Advocates operates two major programs, an emergency transitional housing program and a program to help families in economic crisis to remain in their homes. In particular Advocates needs board members with fundraising, financial, education and/or marketing experience. However, any interested applicant who is ready to commit one or more years to serve on one of the following committees – program, finance, board development, or volunteer -- is welcome to apply.

Applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest to Ken Allread, Advocates for Homeless Families, 216 Abrecht Place, Frederick, MD 21701. If you have any questions, please call 301-662-2003 or email Ken Allread at [email protected]. The letter should highlight the applicant’s qualifications that will contribute to Advocates mission.