Progress Place


Progress Place is a facility owned by Montgomery County which has two primary programs, Shepherd's Table and Community Vision, offering services to the homeless in the Silver Spring area.
Services Offered at Shepherd's Table

  • Meals
    Dinner served every evening from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Clothes Closet
    Each Wednesdays from 10:00am to 12 noon.
  • Eye Clinic
    Tuesdays 10am-2pm by referral
  • Showers

Community Vision is a program that began in 1995. Community Ministry of Montgomery County took over management of the program on July 1st, 2004. Community Vision provides daily services critical to the safety and well being of homeless men and women in Montgomery County. Community Vision is designed to provide support, advocacy, education and training for the homeless in Montgomery County; with the goal of empowering clients to obtain independence and self- sufficiency.
Therapeutic Groups

  • Work Readiness
  • Self-Defeating Behavior
  • Men’s & Women’s
  • Spirituality
Support Groups:
  • Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill “ In our own voice” Program
  • Health Education
  • Work Units
  • Food Service Program
  • Computer Training
  • ESOL
  • GED
  • Vocational Counseling
  • Resources for the Homeless:
  • Emergency Overflow Services
  • Resources for Food, Shelter, Medical, Entitlements and financial Assistance
  • Showers, laundry, breakfast, Lunch & Telephone Services


8210 Colonial Ln
Silver Spring, MD 20910




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Progress Place