The Family Services division provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, and comprehensive supportive services to children and families victimized by
homelessness, poverty, and/or domestic abuse.
Arise House is a transitional housing program that serves three young adult female-headed homeless families for up to two years. This program is provided in a structured, supportive environment where young mothers can learn the skills necessary to assist them when they move onto independent living.
Betty’s House is a transitional housing program for immigrant women and their American-born children who are survivors of domestic violence. Betty’s House provides a safe, supportive environment that allows these women to work on obtaining legal documentation to provide permanency for their families.
The Family Stabilization Program (FSP), founded in 1989, is an 18-month, subsidized transitional housing program for homeless families in Montgomery County, Maryland, providing access to employment, healthcare, parent education, mental health services, drug treatment, and child care assistance.
The Greentree Shelter in Bethesda provides emergency shelter and supportive services to homeless families. The families are offered an array of social services in order to allow them to secure permanent housing and begin to rebuild their lives.
The New Beginning Temporary Family Shelter, a 45-unit building in Columbia Heights, provides temporary shelter and comprehensive support services to homeless families in the District of Columbia. The shelter serves an average of 50 adults and 70 children each day, and staff assists families with locating permanent housing.