What We Do

We coordinate donations of time, talent, money, food and other resources to meet the urgent needs of the residents of Frederick County.

We prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty by responding to the emergency needs of the residents in our community.

The Coalition works toward a more just and compassionate society.


What's Happening

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Making A Difference

Since 1981, the Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs has been providing Frederick County residents neighbors in need with emergency shelter and emergency financial assistance for homeless prevention and healthcare.

The Religious Coalition is the leading provider of emergency shelter for homeless adults and families and the point of entry for homeless prevention in Frederick County.

 Please join us in making a difference in Frederick County.

Emergency Family Shelter


Homeless families were provided immediate support, stability and safety.

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Emergency Shelter


Safe nights of shelter were provided to more than 406 homeless adults at the Alan P. Linton, Jr., Emergency Shelter.

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Individuals with chronic health conditions were provided life-saving prescriptions.

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