AWIC Community Resources

 DO YOU HAVE THE COMPASSION, THE TIME, THE RESOURCES, TO REACH OUT TO SOMEONE IN NEED? LISTED BELOW IS A LISTING OF PLACES THAT WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

 

 

SLK Health Services Corporation

4200 Forbes Blvd, Ste 128

Lanham, MD. 20706

301/453-2334 main number

240/770-6425 fax

 

We are open 7 days a week, offer FREE HIV rapid tests ( will know your results before you leave the office)

We host 3  Psychosocial Support groups. (2 positive men, women) 1 High-risk Negative " Underground DMV"

 

We offer referral services for PrEP, STI, health insurance, Emergency food Assistance, mental health, drug treatment, transportation

 

DC DREAM CENTER

**(DURING THE CODVID PANDEMIC)**

The Dream Center is giving out free hot meals every day from 12 pm-4 pm. To help them continue in these efforts please consider making a donation.

To Donate to the Dream Center:
https://dcdreamcenter.com/donate/

Address

2826 Q St SE
Washington, DC 20020

Phone:  202-575-3337

Hours:

M - F - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sat - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sun - CLOSED

The DC Dream Center is a center for the community where the needs of people in our city, especially youth, are met. From mentoring and tutoring to personal development and legal assistance, the DC|DC encompasses a spectrum of programs from low-barrier after-school activities and tutoring, to programs that offer deeper engagement such as one-on-one mentoring. We are dedicated to serving the needs of the community through a holistic approach. One person at a time, the DC|DC inspires youth and adults to dare to dream and learn to lead so that they reach their God-given potential.

https://dcdreamcenter.com/about/

 

N STREET VILLAGE

1333 N Street NW

Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202- 939-2076

Hours: 7:00-4:00pm

https://www.nstreetvillage.org/get-involved/

 

“For all other visitors/guests, out of respect for the privacy and safety of our clients, we ask that you schedule an appointment to visit the facility by emailing info@nstreetvillage.org.

 

All in-kind donations are accepted by appointment only – please contact hgauthier@nstreetvillage.org to schedule an appointment.

 

Programs: Housing & Community, Healthy Meals, and Basic Needs, Health Wellness, Employment

 

“N Street Village empowers homeless and low-income women in Washington, D.C. to claim their highest quality of life”.

               

FRIENDSHIP PLACE

 

4713 Wisconsin Ave NW

Washington DC 20016

Phone: (202)364-1419

 

https://friendshipplace.org/get-involved/volunteer/

 

Friendship Place’s mission is to empower people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to attain stable housing and rebuild their lives. Our vision is a DC region and a nation in which every person has a place to call “home.” Our goal is to end homelessness in Washington, DC,

and to establish a sustainable model that can be replicated across the nation.

 

Mondays: 8:30am -11:30am and 1pm-4pm

Tuesdays: By appointment only

Wednesdays | Thursdays: 8:30am -11:30am and 1pm -3pm

Fridays: Closed

Programs: Housing, Veterans First, Families First, Aim Hire, Neighbors First, Street Outreach, LaCasa, Youth and Young Adults, Free Clinic, Drop-in Clinic

THE HOMELESS CHILDREN’S PLAYTIME PROJECT

 

1525 Newton Street NW

Washington DC 20010

Phone: (202)329-4481

 

https://www.playtimeproject.org/get-involved/

 

“The mission of the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project is to cultivate resilience in children experiencing family homelessness by providing and expanding access to transformative play experiences”

 

We believe that play is a human right that all children deserve, regardless of

housing status.

 

We partner with homeless shelters in Washington, D.C. to create safe and

fun play spaces for the children where they live.

(We are not a shelter.)

S.O.M.E. (SO OTHERS MIGHT EAT)

 

Address: 71 O Street, NW

Washington, DC  20001

Phone: (202) 797-8806

 

https://www.some.org/

 

“At SOME, service and volunteer work takes many forms. We offer a variety of volunteer positions, opportunities, and programs. Volunteers play a major role in realizing SOME’s mission to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness and change the lives of those most in need. In an effort to respect our volunteers’ interests, we take great care in matching individuals with our needs.

SOME offers volunteer opportunities and programs for all ages and cater to a variety of commitment levels. Volunteer and service programs include youth opportunities, holiday opportunities, family services, and meal service as well as the SOME Volunteer Corps.

 

https://www.some.org/volunteer

 

Programs: Basic Needs, Healthcare, Social Services, Job Training, Housing

 

“The cycle of poverty and homelessness can be broken. SOME is an interfaith, community-based service organization that exists to help and support residents of our nation’s capital experiencing homelessness and poverty.”

 

BREAD OF THE CITY

1525 7th St. NW

Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202)265-2400

 

AND

 

1640 Good Hope Rd. SE

Washington, DC 20020

Phone: (202) 561-8587

 

Mon -Thurs: 8:30am -5pm Fri: 8:30 am -Noon

 

https://breadforthecity.org/

 

Each household may receive a three-day supply of groceries once a month The Client must provide: Identification.

 

Programs: Food, Clothing, Healthcare, Social Services, Advocacy, Legal Services

 

“At Bread for the City, we share a vision of Washington, DC as a nurturing community, where all residents have access to the basic material resources they need for survival and growth, and the prosperity of their social, emotional, and spiritual lives.”

 

CHARLIE’S PLACE AT ST. MARGARET’S CHURCH

 

1820 Connecticut Avenue

Washington DC 20009

Phone: (202)-744-5184

 

http://charliesplacedc.org/in-kind-donations/

 

Donations can be made to Charlie’s Place online at Network for Good and through our partner, The Catalogue for Philanthropy.

 

You can also mail checks to Charlie’s Place at 1830 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, 20009.  

 

We served over 26,000 meals in 2017, up 10% along with our increasing census. If you are interested in learning more about Charlie’s Place or how we are working with the DuPont Circle community to end homelessness please email Molly at mvetter@stmargaretsdc.org.  If you are interested in making an in-kind donation, please contact Molly.

 

Programs: Meals, Case Management, Toiletries, HealthCare, Transportation Assistance

 

“Charlie’s Place is an outreach arm of St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church.  We were founded in 1990 as a non-denominational, anti-hunger, homeless ministry. What began as a group of socially concerned parishioners has now expanded to a weeklong program, employing four staff members, that prides itself on its reputation for providing a safe, reliable and welcoming environment.”

MARTHA’S TABLE

 

2204 Martin Luther King Avenue S.E.

Washington, DC 20020

Phone: (202) 885-9613

 

https://marthastable.org/

 

Programs: Food Access, Education, Clothing, Community Support Services

 

“We believe that every child deserves the opportunity for their brightest future and a deeply engaged family and community committed to their success. For nearly 40 years, Martha’s Table has worked to support strong children, strong families, and strong communities by increasing access to quality education programs, healthy food, and family supports”.

 

THRIVE DC

1525 Newton Street NW

Washington, DC 20010

Phone: (202) 737-9311

Hours: 8:30-5:00

 

https://www.thrivedc.org/

 

Thrive DC was founded in 1979 as the Dinner Program for Homeless Women.

We pride ourselves on the relationships built between staff, clients, and volunteers, making our program a community of support.

 

Programs: Food, Computer Lab, Employment, Reentry, Substance Abuse, Morning and Evening Program

 

“Our mission is to end and prevent homelessness in Washington, DC”

 

COVENANT HOUSE

 

Address: 2001 Mississippi Ave SE

Washington, DC 20020

Phone: (202) 610-9600 and 202-610-9601

 

http://covenanthousedc.org/get-involve/volunteer/

 

https://www.covenanthouse.org/homeless-shelters/washington-dc

 

Programs: Workforce Readiness, Job Placement, Career Pathways, Child Development Center, Choices Matter, Housing, Outreach, Supportive Services, Hospitality Institute

 

“Covenant House Washington’s mission is to empower, safeguard and serve youth experiencing homelessness, disconnection, and exploitation in the Greater Washington region.”

 

Our shelter: CHGW offers emergency overnight shelter, where youth can get a meal, a hot shower, a safe place to sleep, and the chance to wash and dry their clothes. We also have a 90-day residential program to help young people leave the streets and get their lives back on track.

 

Elizabeth House is another emergency housing program we offer, specifically for young moms and their babies.

 

CAPITAL AREA FOOD BANK/FEEDING AMERICA

 

4900 Puerto Rico Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20017

Phone: (202) 644-9800

Ask for the Volunteer Department

 

https://www.capitalareafoodbank.org/take\-action-engagement-toolkit/

 

Programs: Weekend Bags, Mobile Food Program, Kids After School Meals

The program, Senior Brown Bag, Grocery Plus, Family Market

 

“The Capital Area Food Bank is the largest organization in the Washington metro area working to solve hunger and its companion problems: chronic undernutrition, heart disease, and obesity. By partnering with 444 community organizations in DC, MD, and VA, as well as delivering food directly into hard to reach areas, the CAFB is helping 540,000 people each year get access to good, healthy food. That’s 12% of our region’s mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, sisters, brothers, and grandparents.”

 

CENTRAL UNION MISSION/FAMILY MINISTRY CENTER

 

3194 Bladensburg Rd. NE, Suite B

Washington, DC 20018

Phone: (202) 745-7118 ext. 500

 

https://www.missiondc.org/ways-to-give/

Programs: Senior Services, Community Services, Family Program, Men’s Ministry, Veteran Services, Medical Services Workforce Training

 

“The homeless crisis in the District is one of the worst in the nation. The rising cost of urban living—intensified by the city’s need for more affordable housing and higher wages—has left more people on our streets than ever. Central Union Mission is committed to being a solution.”

 

BEULAH BAPTIST CHURCH

 

Beulah Ministry Clothes Closet

Address: 5819 Dix Street, NE

Washington, DC 20019

Phone: (202)396-5368

 

https://www.beulahbaptistchurch.org/

 

Bus Lines: The clothing room is across the street from the church. Clothes Closet open every Monday at 10:00 am. No referral needed. Clothes for men, women, and children in all sizes. Clothes are seasonal, clean and ready to wear. Many are brand new.

 

GEORGETOWN MINISTRY CENTER

1041 Wisconsin Avenue NW,

Washington, DC 20007

Phone: (202)338-8301

 

https://georgetownministrycenter.org/help

 

Programs: Clubhouse Drop-in Center, Street Outreach, Winter Shelter, Health and Wellness

 

“SEEKING LASTING SOLUTIONS, one homelessness, ONE PERSON AT A TIME”

 

FATHER MCKENNA CENTER FOOD PANTRY

 

Former St. Aloysius

Church 900 North Capitol St. NW Washington, DC 20003

 Phone: (202) 842-1112 Ask for Ned Hogan ext.104

Mon -Frid.: 11:00 am -Noon (hours of the food pantry)

 

https://fathermckennacenter.org/how-you-can-help/

 

“Following the example of Fr. McKenna, SJ, we serve men who are homeless and low-income families in our neighborhood – Ward 6”

 

ADDITIONALHOMELESS SHELTER INFORMATION:

 

VIRGINIA WILLIAMS FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER (CENTRAL INTAKE FOR FAMILIES)

 

920-A Rhode Island Ave NE,

Washington, DC 20018

 

Phone: (202) 526-0017

 

Hours:

Friday - 8:30 AM – 12 PM

Saturday - Closed

Sunday - Closed

Monday - 8:30 AM – 4 PM

Tuesday - 8:30 AM–4 PM

Wednesday - 8:30 AM–4 PM

Thursday - (Thanksgiving-CLOSED)

HARRIET TUBMAN WOMEN'S SHELTER/CATHOLIC CHARITIES (WOMEN)

 

DC Health Campus Building #27

1910 Massachusetts Ave., SE

Washington, DC 20003

 

Phone: (202) 795-9966

Hours: 7 pm to 7 am, daily (low barrier shelter)

“Who does this program serve? Anyone who identifies as a female over the age of 18 is welcome to use this program if they need a place to stay.”

 

https://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/harriettubman/

NATIVITY SHELTER/CATHOLIC CHARITIES (WOMEN)

 

6010 Georgia Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20011

Phone: (202) 829-0420

Hours: 7:00 pm to 7:00 am

 

“The Nativity Shelter for Women provides overnight shelter for women over the age of 18. The shelter is a low barrier. It opens at This location also serves as a

hypothermia shelter when temperatures drop to dangerous lows between November and March”

 

https://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/nativity/

PATRICIA HANDY PLACE FOR WOMEN

 

810 5th St NW,

Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 733-5378

 

“The Patricia Handy Place for Women is the first short-term emergency housing facility to open as part of the Mayor’s “All Eight Wards” plan to address and end homelessness in the District of Columbia, as detailed in the Homeward DC strategic plan”

 

https://www.nstreetvillage.org/about-the-village/programs-impact/housing-community/

ANGEL’S WATCH SHELTER (WOMEN & CHILDREN)

 

Phone: (301) 274-0680

Address: Our address is unlisted to protect our residents.

 

“For many years Angel’s Watch Shelter, located in Charles County, MD, has been a source of safety and new beginnings for women and their children fleeing domestic violence or homelessness in southern Maryland. We protect the location and identities of our residents and work one-on-one with them to guide them to an independent life free of abuse”.

 

https://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/housinghelp/angelswatch/

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

https://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/

DO SOMETHING

https://www.dosomething.org/us/causes/homelessness-and-poverty

DAY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS

https://dhs.dc.gov/page/day-services-centers

NATIONAL ALLIANCE TO END HOMELESSNESS

https://endhomelessness.org

THE WAY HOME CAMPAIGN

http://thewayhomedc.org/?3

COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS

http://www.dccfh.org/

SALVATION ARMY

http://salvationarmynca.org/ways-you-can-help/

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

https://www.habitat.org/volunteer/near-you

DC SHELTER HOTLINE/HYPOTHERMIA HOTLINE

Phone: 1-800-535-7252 and 202-238-4732

WASHINGTON DC INFORMATION

311(information on all city services)

 THE SAFE SISTERS CIRCLE

 

Alana Brown, Executive Director, and Founder

www.safesisterscircle.org

 

The Safe Sisters Circle is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides free culturally specific, holistic, and trauma-based services to Black women survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault primarily living in Washington, DC's Wards 7 and 8.

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