phone  410-399-2904      Bel Air, MD 21014


Event Update:


Please join us for this year's Homecoming Project Gala:

Friday, September 7th, 2018 from 6pm to 10pm at the Waters Edge Events Center.




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"By contributing to Homecoming, you help us make women a central part of efforts to reduce poverty, improve health and create a more equitable world."

~Robin Keener, Executive Director



Homecoming Project, Inc.



The Staff of Homecoming Project, Inc.

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Robin Keener, Executive Director

Ms. Keener has completed extensive coursework in business administration, as well as drug and alcohol addiction. She also attends continuing education classes on medical and therapeutic treatment within the recovery community.

Ms. Keener has a previous ten-year management career at two of the Baltimore Metro area's top sporting goods retailers. Additionally, she has fourteen years of experience as manager of the Bel Air location for retailer Things Remembered, receiving the company's Top Manager Award 5 times between 1994 and 2003. Ms. Keener received more than 75 awards for exceptional performance in the business management field.  She has over 40 years of substance abuse experience, 29 years of volunteer experience, and 12 years with the Homecoming Project.

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Professional Certifications

Certified by the State of Maryland to manage Homecoming Project, Inc. as a Level III.1 - Clinically managed Low-Intensity Residential Service 

Certified by MCORR Maryland Certification of Recovery Residents
Certified in CPR by the American Red Cross
Swimming Pool Operator's license

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Member- BATA Club

Former Member - Harford County Roundtable (Continuum of Care System)
Charter Member – Women’s Giving Circle
Secretary/Treasurer (Appointed) - Office on Mental Health CORE Service Agency of Harford County

Former President - Harford County Mental Health Advisory Board

Former Board Member - Harford Community Action Agency
Former Member - St. Margaret's Drug Awareness Committee  

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Katelyn Shephard, Program Manager

Ms. Shephard has provided case management to Homecoming residents since 2015. She has completed multiple courses in Biology and Psychology at University of Maryland Baltimore County and studied Gender and Culture at the Anglo-Amerika Vysoka Skola in Prague, Czech Republic. She has had 15 years of experience with substance abuse and treatment. Katelyn has experience in customer service, and management prior to her work at Homecoming Project.  She is a member of the Homecoming Project Events Committee and helps to plan fundraisers to benefit the program and its residents.


Professional Certifications

CCAR peer recovery coach since 2015

QPR suicide prevention Gatekeeper Training

CPR Certified

Attends MCORR trainings including policy and procedure and NARR quality standards sessions.