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
  • Frederick County, MD resident
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Children who live with parent/guardian at minimum part-time (legal documentation may be required)
  • Clean from illegal drugs for the past six months and sober from alcohol use if history of alcohol abuse
  • Not currently on methadone
  • Willing to pursue an education and/or job training
  • Proof of all income to determine eligibility
  • Proof of working diligently to pursue employment

Advocates for Homeless Families, Inc., will hold its annual Gala celebration and dinner on Wednesday, September 23rd, at Martin’s Caterers in Walkersville. Mrs. Frances Randall serves as Honorary Chairperson for the event. Joe Case, Advocate’s new Executive Director, will make his Gala debut. The evening will feature the presentation of awards to a Participant of the Year, an outstanding volunteer, and outstanding corporate supporters of the organization, as well as music by Bert Lams of the California Guitar Trio and the Sinistral Jazz Trio. A raffle and a silent auction will also add to the fun.

Advocates is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization whose mission is to empower motivated families to overcome homelessness through a two-year structured program of education, housing, and support services. To make reservations for the Gala or for more information about Advocates, call 301-662-2003.

Advocates 2009, “Make a House a Home” Gala will be September 23, 2009 at Martin’s Caterers, 79 W. Frederick Street, Walkersville, MD. The event begins at 6 p.m. – Tickets are $85 per person.

2007 Gala    2008 Gala