Featured in the 2006-07 Catalogue for Philanthropy.
“One of the best small charities in the Greater Washington region.”

Community Crisis Services, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Maryland Department of Human Resources, Prince George’s County, Fannie Mae Foundation, United Way, the Nonprofit Roundtable, corporations and private foundations, and individual donations from the community.

Your gift makes a real difference. Community Crisis Services, Inc. operates around the clock ensuring someone is ready, willing and able to speak to anyone in crisis or needing connection to services. We can help…

  • a parent having difficulties with their teen.
  • a family facing eviction or foreclosure,
  • an elderly grandparent about to have their electric turned off, or
  • connect with services if you’re thinking about suicide.

…Community Crisis Services is here 24/7 to help because of your support.
Contributions to Community Crisis Services, Inc., a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, are tax deductible.

Here’s just some ways your donation can help…

$1000 – Outreach training in suicide prevention at 10 high schools
$500 – One week of emergency housing to prevent homelessness
$100 – Eight hours of crisis counseling

Ways to Donate


To make a check or credit card donation by mail, please download a Contribution Form and return it to our office at:

Community Crisis Services, Inc.
Attn: Business Manager
P.O. Box 149
Hyattsville, MD 20781


Donate Through the Network for Good

You can make a donation online through Network for Good powered by GuideStar.

Donate Through the United Way

Community Crisis Services is proud to participate with the United Way. Designation # 8337

Please designate Community Crisis Services today.

Have Your Donation Matched by Your Employer

Many companies and organizations provide a matching gift program, where your employer will match your financial contribution or your volunteer hours with a financial contribution on behalf of the company. This allows employees to maximize their support of their favorite charity. Please check with your Human Resource department to see if your employer participates in a matching gift program.

Donate Your Vehicle

You can donate your car, truck, TV, boat or other vehicle to Community Crisis Services, Inc. through a partnership with Volunteers of America’s Cars Helping People program. Call 301.864.7161 to speak with a counselor or download a Vehicle Donation Form and send in your donation packet today. Once you complete your form, please fax it to us at 301.864.7146. Community Crisis Services will receive the proceed from your vehicles sale.

Giving Express by American Express

Community Crisis Services is proud to be a GivingExpress partner with American Express. You can make a donation with your American Express Card or convert Membership Reward points into a cash donation. Click the logo to make your donation today. Additional terms and conditions apply.

Designate Community Crisis Services in Your Will

Community Crisis Services deeply appreciates donors who choose to support our mission by including Community Crisis Services in their will. We recommend that you discuss your plans with your professional advisors. Please contact us at (301) 864-7095 ext. 421 if we can be of any assistance.

In Kind Support

Help us enhance our support, technological and public relations capabilities by providing goods or services or lending an employee with expertise in a special area. Areas of need include marketing, information and technology, and promotional activities.

Please contact our Business Manager at (301) 864-7095 ext. 430 for more information.

The Warm Nights shelter program is a 50-bed hypothermia shelter that operates from October through mid-April. It is a partnership of Community Crisis Services, Inc., the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services and over 40 area congregations. Warm Nights guests are provided transportation, consistent shelter, meals, case management, emotional support and additional programs and services.

Shelter needs don’t begin in October and end in April – CCSI is working to make this shelter year-round. We have expanded the current calendar from about 24 weeks to 39 weeks in 2016. We need your help!

Different ways to help include:

  • Your congregation volunteering to host a week of the shelter
  • You can volunteer to work at the shelter for a night or two
  • You can donated needed items like towels, wash cloths, sheets, pillows, etc.
  • Make a cash donation to help those in need – $40 provides a family of four with shelter for one night plus 3 meals.

Interested in helping? Fill out the contact form below and one of our program staff will be in touch with you.

Warm Nights