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.
PROGRAM SERVICES INCLUDE:
Three balanced, nutritious meals daily
Free daycare ( ages 6 weeks – 5)
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
HELP WITH SUBSTANCE ABUSE
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.