This transitional housing program for men and women living in Montgomery County, Maryland provides a crucial bridge between homelessness and permanent housing. This is not emergency housing, but instead follows the continuum of care to end homelessness through case management and ongoing support.


Dorothy Day Place is a single adult transitional shelter that functions as a crucial bridge between homelessness and permanent housing. With the capacity to serve up to 18 men and up to 19 women, Dorothy Day Place provides housing services, case management services, substance abuse counseling, education programs, employment services, and connections to community resources for adults experiencing homelessness and struggling with drug and alcohol addiction and/or chronic mental health issues. Through implementation of Individual Service Plans and a strengths-based approach, clients are empowered to address barriers to self-sufficiency and successfully transition from crisis and isolation to stability and independence.


Enrollment in Dorothy Day Place is made through referrals only by a case manager, social worker, psychiatrist, nurse or substance abuse counselor within Montgomery County Maryland. All applicants must be 18 years of age or older and with no dependents. For intake, please emailĀ