Harford Family House

We currently offer an event once a month called “Third Saturday Serve” which is respectively on the third Saturday of the month from 9:00am -12:00pm. Families, church groups, school groups and individual volunteers can participate in this event. Tasks include but are not limited to: apartment cleaning and preparing for a new family, lawn care/landscaping, and storage maintenance (for the items used to prepare apartments for the new families).


We also offer a monthly birthday party for the children living within our program. This happens the third Monday of the month from 5:00-7:00pm. We invite volunteers to join us for this activity of service in preparing and facilitating a birthday party.

Volunteering Jobs

Painting, landscaping, minor repairs and other maintenance projects
Host a BBQ, movie night, Easter Egg Hunt or some other fun family activity for the families
Donate household goods and other toiletry and cleaning supply items 
Sponsor a school supply drive
Plan a Halloween costume drive for kid’s costumes
Plan and host a holiday craft workshop for the children


Through housing, support & resources, Harford Family House, Inc. helps homeless families transition into stable/permanent housing


Harford Family House, Inc. is committed to ending homelessness for families with children in Harford County, MD.

Who we are:

Harford Family House was established in 1989 by the nine Episcopal Churches in Harford County to shelter homeless families with children. Starting with a single housing unit, we have grown to 24 housing units and continue to expand. In addition to shelter for families, we provide:

Education in life skills, job readiness and personal growth

Individualized case management to help each family overcome the root cause of their homelessness

Referrals to partner agencies

Personal connection to the community through local churches and volunteers

How you can help:

There are many ways for you to get involved. Below are some of the many possibilities.

  • Attend or sponsor an event

  • Volunteer- one time projects as well as ongoing opportunities are available

  • Make a financial donationHelp spread the word

Contact Us

Mary Barry

Director Of Development

Harford Family House

53 E. Bel Air Ave, Suite 3

Aberdeen, MD 21001

Phone 410-273-6700

Fax 410-273-9717