Working to End Homelessness in Maryland
The Coalition is comprised of individuals, government agencies, faith-based organizations, nonprofit and community-based organizations that share a common concern for the needs of Frederick County’s residents who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Coalition works to evaluate the needs of our County’s residents who are homeless, advocates for resources, and coordinates services to meet these needs.
In addition, the Coalition serves as the Frederick City and County Continuum of Care and as the Local Management Board for the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program.
The Coalition is governed by a Board of Directors that includes Executives from direct shelter services, as well as others representing groups or organizations from: CDBG Entitlement Jurisdictions; Law Enforcement; Local Jails; Hospitals; EMS/Crisis Response; Mental Health Service Providers; Substance Use Disorder Service Providers; Affordable Housing Developers; Disability Advocates and Service Providers; Youth Homeless Advocates and Service Providers; School Administrators/Homeless Liaisons; Victim Service Providers; Street Outreach Teams; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning (LGBTQQ) Advocates and Service Providers; Homeless or Formerly Homeless Persons; Domestic Violence/Human Trafficking Advocates and Service Providers; philanthropic foundations and grantors; local government entities; business entities; and interested members of the community.