Welcome to IRHSCA

Islamic Research and Humanitarian Service Center of America (IRHSCA) is a private, nonprofit (501C) academic and cultural institution, concerned with general issues of Islamic thought. The institute was establish in the United States of America on 1 Ramadan 1421 (November 27, 2000). The center is located in the heart of Capital Heights, MD about two blocks from the Capital Heights metro station on the blue line. IRHSCA is governed by a SHURA board that meets regularly to discuss various issues affecting the community.

IRHSCA is looking for those individuals or businesses willing to sponsor a child for our weekend school. Educating a child is a great gift and one rewarded in this life and well after. Contact us if you would like to sponsor a child. Jazakallahu Khairan
Abu Huraira (RadhiAllahu ‘anhu) reported: Allah’s Messenger ﷺ as saying: When a man dies, his acts come to an end, but three, recurring charity or knowledge (by which people) benefit, or a pious son, who prays for him (for the deceased). [Sahih Muslim – Book 13 – Hadith 4005]

Upcoming Events

Sisters Halaqa

Saturday, April 11, 2015. Please Join us at 2:00 pm as sister Ameedah Rasheed (Clinical Social Worker,Certified Life Coach). presents Five Self-Empowerment Strategies for Success:Returning to the Source of Power to manifest the Muslimah's power within. Using the Qu'ran and Sunnah and practical Islamic principals, this presentation will share practical applications of ancient methods of contemplation, intention and strategic action to focus the many gifts Allah has blessed Muslim women with, to reach success in everyday life by starting with self-empowerment.

Stretch For Life

Come join us Sundays at 12:15 and experience and feel the energy after a good stretch. Let's stretch out the stress. Sisters only and only $10 for a session.

Senior Nutritional Lunch Program/Social

If you are ages 65 and older come out for this FREE event. This event takes place the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Prayer Times 


Jummah is hosted at IRHSCA every Friday at 1:15 pm. Come join us, inshaAllah!
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