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Moving Families Forward

Stepping Stones Shelter provides emergency food and shelter to Montgomery County families experiencing homelessness. Located in the historic Dawson farmhouse in Rockville, Maryland, Stepping Stones has been serving the community for over 30 years. Learn more

Since 1982, Stepping Stones Shelter has provided emergency shelter to over 1,035 Montgomery County families experiencing homelessness.

Are you a family seeking shelter?

Stepping Stones accepts families referred by Montgomery County Department of Human Services. Learn how to access shelter services here.

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Latest Urgent Needs List

We are always in need of donations!

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Clothing Donations

We are accepting gently used spring and summer clothing.

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Stepping Stones depends on volunteers!

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