Academics by Latin American Youth Center

When youth enroll in LAYC’s educational programs, they can look forward to an enriching experience with an emphasis on academics, leadership development, and social-skill building. Our programs focus on activities that enhance academic performance with the goal to support attainment of a high school diploma or GED, and prepare youth for post-secondary education and success. Youth have access to our academic programs at LAYC’s sites and at partner schools during the school day and...

1419 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 319-2225, (202) 462-5696

Category: Education

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Latinx

Addiction and Substance Abuse Treatment by Mary's Center

You can  get your life back. There is help and hope if you’re struggling with addiction and substance abuse. When you come to Mary’s Center, you can expect safe, confidential care from our trusted team of clinicians. We work hard to reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with addiction and substance abuse and are here to help you on your path to recovery by providing: Access to Suboxone* and other medications through our Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program...

2333 Ontario Road NW, Washington, DC 20009 (202) 232-6679

1060 Brentwood Road NE, Washington, DC 20018 (202) 483-8196, (202) 232-6679

3912 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011 (202) 483-8196, (202) 232-6679

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Health Conditions Seniors (55+) Adults (31-54)

Adult Psychotherapy by Mary's Center

Life can throw unexpected challenges your way and it’s important to know you’ve got someone to rely on when things get tough. Our compassionate and affirming behavioral health care team offers help and hope when you need it most. You can rely on the qualified team at Mary’s Center for your needs including: Individual Therapy: Sometimes life’s challenges are hard to face alone. When you come to individual therapy, a Mary’s Center therapist will work alongside you to...

2333 Ontario Road NW, Washington, DC 20009 (202) 232-6679

1060 Brentwood Road NE, Washington, DC 20018 (202) 483-8196, (202) 232-6679

3912 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011 (202) 483-8196, (202) 232-6679

Category: Counseling Health Care

Eligibility: Age Group Health Conditions Seniors (55+) Adults (31-54)

After School Program by Total Family Care Coalition

Our After School Program (8-13 yrs) offers homework assistance on academics during the school year and mentoring services. We also offer a variety of educational and wellness workshops.

Category: Health Education More Education Childcare After School Care Care Mentoring Education Youth Development

Eligibility: Age Group

ART Program by Total Family Care Coalition

Our Art Program (5-24 yrs) is an expressive interactive program designed to help youth deal with grief and loss. The program creates a voice that will be heard and an opportunity for dreams to come true (Previous version called Expose It - An eight-week youth photography program providing coping skills, grief and loss supports in remembering loved ones and sharing memories by crafting memory books, collages, and photography.)

Category: More Education Bereavement Recreation Care Education

Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Youth (6-12) Age Group Teens (13-19) Young Children (3-5)

Arts and Recreation by Latin American Youth Center

LAYC is proud to offer a rich program of arts and recreation for youth in a safe and drug and alcohol-free environment. LAYC’s DC Teen Center is home to our DC arts and recreation programs. It is the center of multiple opportunities for youth 12-21 as it offers digital media (radio, photography, music/poetry and design); art (drawing, painting, mixed media, and mural), guitar, jewelry making, and more. LAYC also operates the Rita Bright Family & Youth Center in collaboration with...

1419 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 319-2225, (202) 462-5696

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Latinx

Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders Clinic by Children's National Hospital

If you are concerned that your child may have Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), our experienced clinicians can confirm a diagnosis and counsel you on the latest and best treatments for your child. Parents should recognize that although ADHD is a common childhood condition, symptoms vary greatly and accurately diagnosing the condition is complex. We factor your concerns and observations into a thorough medical and psychiatric evaluation, the first step in diagnosing...

111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010, US 1-888-884-2327, (202) 476-4733

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Health Conditions

Behavioral Services for Homeless Youth by Latin American Youth Center

LAYC is excited to bring the Behavioral Services for Homeless Youth Program (BHHY) to D.C. as a way to end youth homelessness and improve overall health and wellbeing. BHHY is a federally-funded program that provides services to youth ages 17-24 who are experiencing homelessness and are using substances. TREATMENT APPROACHES Evidence Based Practices (EBPs): Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach Case...

1419 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 319-2225, (202) 462-5696

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Health Conditions Homeless Latinx

Bell Power Scholars Academy by YMCA of Metropolitan Washington

Each year thousands of children are plagued by learning loss at the close of Public Schools for the summer. With few activities, most of them experience a summer that will create an education barrier when they return to the classroom for the fall. The Y BELL Power Scholars Academy at YMCA of Metropolitan Washington offers a program that seeks to solve the achievement gap problem of our youth by providing vigorous academics and STEM activities five days a week for 6-8 weeks each summer.

Category: Childcare Education

Eligibility: Youth (6-12)

Catholic Charities’ Developmental Disabilities Services by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington

Catholic Charities’ Developmental Disabilities Services provide opportunities for a fulfilling future to individuals with developmental disabilities. Our programs are here to support them and their families and caretakers. We believe in the potential and talent of each person to contribute to and participate in their community. Our programs are a reflection of that belief.

Category: Supported Employment Preschool Special Education Skills & Training Education

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Living with a Disability Disability Age Group Living with Developmental Disability Learning Disability Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Teens (13-19) Intellectual Disability On the Autism Spectrum Young Children (3-5) Developmental Disability

Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders by Children's National Hospital

The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) is a multidisciplinary team comprised of pediatric autism specialists, including clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, child and adolescent psychiatrists, developmental pediatricians, social workers and speech/language pathologists. These experts work together to provide the best possible care for autistic youth, and lead research to understand the underpinnings of autism and effective approaches to maximize autistic youth outcomes...

15245 Shady Grove Road, Rockville, MD 20850, US (301) 765-5430, (301) 765-5497

3023 Hamaker Court, Fairfax, VA 22031, US (571) 405-5700, (571) 226-8380

9440 Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, US (301) 297-4000, (301) 297-4050

5028 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016, US (202) 895-3870, (202) 895-3860

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Health Conditions On the Autism Spectrum

CHAMPS Children and Adolescents Mobile Psychiatric Service by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington

ChAMPS (Child and Adolescent Mobile Psychiatric Service) is an emergency response service for children, teenagers and adolescent adults who are having a mental health or behavioral health crisis. We come to your home or your child’s school the same day at no charge to you. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for children and youth ages 6 to 17. We also serve children ages 18 to 21 if they are in the care and custody of DC Child and Family Services Agency. Our team...

Category: Understand Mental Health Mental Health Evaluation Short-Term Housing Psychiatric Emergency Services In-Home Support Housing Mental Health Care Health Care

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Guardianship Age Group Teens (13-19) Foster Youth

Child and Adolescent Anxiety Program (CAAP) by Children's National Hospital

3023 Hamaker Court, Fairfax, VA 22031, US (571) 405-5700, (571) 226-8380

9850 Key West Ave, Rockville, MD 20850, US (800) 787-0243, (301) 294-0897, (301) 765-5400

111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010, US 1-888-884-2327, (202) 476-4733

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Health Conditions

Child Development Associate Job Training by Mary's Center

Train for a career working with young children! Briya Public Charter School offers a Child Development Associate (CDA) training program. The 10-month program prepares you for a career as an early childhood teacher or assistant teacher. During training, students learn educational theory and best practices while also getting hands-on teaching experience with children in a childcare or school setting. Upon completion of the Child Development Associate training program, you will be...

1060 Brentwood Road NE, Washington, DC 20018 (202) 483-8196, (202) 232-6679

Category: Education

Eligibility: DC Resident Adults (31-54)

Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) by DC Department of Health (DC Health)

The mission of the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Program is to improve the health outcomes for children and youth with special health care needs by ensuring their access to coordinated primary and specialty health care and other services in partnership with their families and community organizations. Program services include: Family Navigation Services Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) District-wide Advocacy Health Care...

899 N Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002, US (202) 442-5955

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Health Conditions

Chloe's House by Sasha Bruce

Chloe House is a group home for teenage girls referred by the DC Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services. It offers residential care, counseling, and life skills development activities including educational and employment opportunities. Chloe House was named for Tabara Chloe, a former participant of several Sasha Bruce Youthwork programs who established a life-long relationship with the organization.

701 Maryland Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002, US (202) 547-7777, (202) 675-9340

Category: Housing Care

Eligibility: Women/Girls Teens (13-19)

College Readiness Workshops by Generation Hope

● College access for teen parents ● Free and flexible to needs of your program ● English/Spanish ● Types of colleges ● Financial Aid ● Generation Hope Scholarship program ● Hear from a teen parent in college ● College resources and flyer

Category: Help Find School Education

Eligibility: Parents Age Group Role Teens (13-19)

Comprehensive Area Resources, Entitlements and Services (HUH CARES) by Howard University Hospital (HUH)

The HUH CARES program provides comprehensive health services, including mental health counseling, to men, women, children and adolescents who are HIV positive. They serve clients who are uninsured or underinsured; clients must be DC residents. Our Objectives To expand and improve access to primary care service coordination and referrals for individuals and families living with HIV and AIDS To provide sensitive and comprehensive services to meet the needs of all ages, gender...

2041 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20060, US (202) 865-4564

Category: Housing Housing Advice

Eligibility: Uninsured Age Group Health Conditions All Ages Insurance Living with HIV or AIDS

Congress Heights Senior Wellness Center by Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative

In partnership with the DC Department on Aging and the East River Family Strengthening Collaborative, we provide comprehensive programs that promote the health and wellness of DC senior residents 60 years of age and older. All services focus on wellness, health promotion and disease prevention. Health care services are provided to help seniors in the community maintain their independence and avoid premature institutionalization.

2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, SE, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20020, US (202) 889-2213, (202) 889-1425

Eligibility: Health Conditions Ages 60+

DC Healthy Start by DC Department of Health (DC Health)

DC Healthy Start is a federally funded program for the residents of the District of Columbia that provides support and referrals for services and resources for all women, parents and infants up to 2 years of age. The program aims to improve birth outcomes for infants and women of child bearing age. You can receive the following services through DC Healthy Start: - Care Coordination/Case Management Services - Reproductive Life Planning - Health Education - Health and Wellness...

899 N Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002, US (202) 442-5955

899 North Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002, US 202-442-5955, 202-442-4795

Category: Understand Mental Health Mental Health Evaluation One-on-One Support Health Education Family Planning Home Visiting Navigating the System Pregnancy Tests Parenting Education Health Care Disability Screening Education

Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Parents Pregnant Age Group Families With Children Health Conditions Household Role Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Teens (13-19) Adults (31-54)

Community Resource Exchange