FAQ: How do people who need shelter find out about TIS?

Guests are generally referred to us by local service agencies, other local shelters that do not have space available, and sometimes the...

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FAQ: What types of services do your guests need, and how are they connected with those services?

Every guest admitted into our program has different needs.  Some come to us with just the clothes on their backs.  Director of Operations...

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FAQ: How long can people stay in the program?

This is one of the questions we get asked most often. There is no time limit for participation in the S4 Program.  Our goal for our...

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FAQ: What does S4 stand for?

S4 stands for: Shelter, Stability, Support, Success.  This is what we call the program we have developed to guide guests from...

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FAQ: What is the process for someone to be admitted into TIS?

Potential guests must call in and speak with Operations Manager Fran Doran if they need shelter.  Fran performs a phone interview and...

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FAQ: How do we measure the success rate?

The ultimate goal for all of our guests is sustainable financial independence.  As this is quite a long process, we have individuals or...

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FAQ: How can people in the community help?

We are fortunate to have support from every corner of our community.  Over 450 volunteers help provide supervision, meals, and fellowship...

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FAQ: What is TIS’ Mission Statement?

Our Shared Mission: Talbot Interfaith Shelter is dedicated to ending homelessness on Maryland’s Mid-Shore by providing Shelter,...

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FAQ: How many apartments do we have and how does that program work?

Through partnerships with the Housing Commission of Talbot and two private landlords, we currently have ten off-site transitional...

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FAQ: What are some of the rules guests must follow?

We get asked a lot whether people just want to stay at our shelter facility at Easton’s Promise forever because it’s such a...

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