Alan P. Linton, Jr., Emergency Shelter Programs

The Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs manages the year-round emergency shelters for homeless individuals and families in Frederick County.

The Alan P. Linton, Jr., Emergency Shelter is an 80 bed shelter, making this the largest year-round shelter in Frederick County.


Year-Round Emergency Shelter

The year-round shelter program operates seven days from 6:30pm-7:00am. It provides a safe refuge for adults who are homeless in our community. Clients are provided with beds, blankets, pillows and shower facilities. Personal hygiene products are available for those that need them.


Emergency Family Shelter Program

The Emergency Family Shelter is a program for homeless families with children. The goal of this program is to provide homeless families with children shelter and supportive services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The program will provide families with case management services for employment and securing permanent housing. This program addresses one of the largest current unmet needs in our community.

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