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  • United Communities Against Poverty

    Agency: United Communities Against Poverty, Inc.

    1) POST-PURCHASE COUNSELING: Teaches home upkeep and repair, financial planning and management, and how to avoid default and foreclosures. Fill out form on website to register. Is $100 fee for this program.

    2) HOUSING SERVICES: Intercedes with mortgage company. Provides budgeting and financial advice, advice about financial literacy, information about foreclosure and its alternatives, and resources. Intake by phone. Contact Renee Carroll (301-322-5700 EX.120) or Ashia Moultrie (301-322-5700 EX. 109).

    3) RENT & EVICTION: Assists PG County residents with rent and eviction when funds available. Contact Renee Carroll (301-322-5700 EX. 120). 

    4) FAMILY STABILIZATION PROGRAM: Assists homeless families through case management, training and financial management, food, clothes, childcare, transportation, and resources over 21 to 24 months. Must be a PG County resident, have stable housing or have secured a place in permanent housing, complete tasks for the Family Stability Program and 3 financial literacy workshops, agree to biweekly home visits, and attend required meetings and training.

    5) SERVICE-LINKED HOUSING: Offers case management for rent and mortgage, food, childcare, public transportation, education, employment, job training, and physical and psychological care and substance use issues. Eligible if low-income and in permanent housing. Contact Chere Torsiello at 301-322-5700 EX. 122 or Charbrecca Royster at 301-322-5700 EX 114.

    6) FOOD PANTRY: Provides food for residents of PG County by appointment only Monday to Friday 9:30AM to 2:30PM.

    7) FIRST-TIME HOME BUYERS PROGRAM: Trains in budgeting, credit, and financial planning. Guides through home-buying. Is $50 fee for this program. Contact Renee Carroll (301-322-5700 EX.120) or Ashia Moultrie (301-322-5700 EX. 109).

    8) NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT: Performs residential energy audits and remediation. Contact Angela Tibbs (301-322-5700 EX. 172).

    9) SHEPHERD'S COVE EMERGENCY SHELTER: Shelters single women and women with children. Welcomes boys to age 12. Provides beds for 100 residents, 3 meals per day, daycare for ages 6 weeks to 5 years, after-school program for ages 5 to 12, permanent and transitional housing assistance, education and employment services, transportation assistance, recreation, and assistance with medical, psychological, and substance use needs. Contact 1-888-731-0999 for admission.


    • Physical Address:
      • 1400 Doewood Lane
      • Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    • Mailing Address:
      • 1400 Doewood Lane
      • Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    • Main:
      • 301-322-5700
    • Fax:
      • 301-322-3381
    • Main:
    • Main Contact:
    • Website:

    Agency: United Communities Against Poverty, Inc.

    Languages Available:

    Payment Description: Varies by program

    Intake and Eligibility: PG County residents

    Areas Served:
    • Prince Georges County

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