The Prince George’s County Crisis Hotline at 1-888-731-0999
SHEPHERD’S COVE HOMELESS SHELTER FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY MD., SERVES APPROXIMATELY 600 TO 700 WOMEN EVERY YEAR. OUR GOAL IS TO PROVIDE SUPPORTIVE SERVICES TO SINGLE WOMEN AND WOMEN WITH CHILDREN IN PRINCE GEORGE'SCOUNTY.
Since 2004, UCAP has managed Shepherd’s Cove in partnership with the Prince George's County Department of Social Services. Our 100–bed emergency facility is operated and monitored 24/365 by caring professionals. Our case management staff uses the Continuum of Care Model, which helps to effectively coordinate and link clients to resources. We provide a clean and safe environment with the ultimate goal to move customers into transitional/permanent housing.
Three balanced, nutritious meals daily
Afterschool program (ages 5 – 12)
Permanent & transitional housing assistance
Education & employment assistance
Physical/mental health care assistance
Substance abuse counseling
Evening/weekend recreational, entertainment and social activities
And other supportive services as needed and required
The staff at UCAP provides weekly substance abuse referrals counseling sessions with shelter residents who have or are currently struggling with substance abuse issues. The weekly substance abuse counseling sessions are held on-site at UCAP’s facilities.
UCAP proudly partners with Greater Baden Medical Services (GBMS) to provide our shelter residents and their children with affordable health care options. Greater Baden is a community-based health provider committed to delivering the highest quality of health care services. GBMS’s vision has been to eliminate health disparities and improve the health of the community through the provision of quality, affordable health care services.
UCAP has teamed up with RIMS (Reaching Individual Minds Successfully) Center for Enrichment and Development to provide our shelter residents and their children with quality mental health services. RIMS provides psychiatric evaluation, individual and family psychotherapy, group therapy, pharmacological management, intensive outpatient programs, and behavior modification and rehab. Services are provided by a board-certified psychiatrist once a month and weekly sessions are conducted by a licensed clinical social worker.