'Milestones' Supervised Visitation by Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative

MSVP is rooted in the belief that the reunification of families is a lengthy, personal and emotional process. Therefore, the ‘Milestones’ mission is to offer Ward 8 families, the appropriate time, tools, environment, and mental/emotional supports that can empower and realistically prepare them for the homecoming of their children.

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

Category: Care

Eligibility: Families

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

Aftercare by My Sister's Place

Clients benefit from ongoing contact with case-management staff to support them in their independence, including counseling, referrals to community-based services, and advocacy. Upon exiting the residential and non-residential programs, clients benefit from ongoing contact with case-management staff to support them in their independence. Services include counseling, referrals to community-based services, and advocacy as needed for a minimum of 90 days. Our goal is to provide active...

Category: Care

Eligibility: Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Women/Girls

Anacostia Family Success Center by Martha's Table

Martha’s Table at The Commons is expanding its community-driven services to better support children and youth, families, and individuals living in Anacostia and surrounding neighborhoods. The center is a one-stop-shop that offers comprehensive resources in health, wellness, education, parenting, and workforce readiness. At the Center, you will meet a passionate team of people who know, love, and stand ready to support their Ward 8 neighbors. Martha’s Table is part of a network...


Category: Care Money Education

Eligibility: Parents Families

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)

Art Therapy and Children's Programs by My Sister's Place

At My Sister’s Place we view the children we serve as survivors too. Children who live in a home with domestic violence frequently suffer from trauma, even if they do not witness the abuse firsthand or are very young when the abuse happens. At our shelter, and in the community, MSP provides specialized programs to support children and help them develop healthy behaviors and relationships. We are one of The Homeless Children’s Playtime Project sites and are also part of the...


Category: Counseling Childcare Early Childhood Intervention Care

AsA Academy by Mary Elizabeth House

The AsA Early Learning Academy provides early childhood education, for the children of the residents of The Mary Elizabeth House. AsA utilizes the Abecedarian approach to early childhood education. The Abecedarian Approach integrates the basic principles of human learning and development into a fun, affordable and effective approach to early childhood education. AsA services children from six weeks to three years old. At the AsA early learning Academy, The Abecedarian Approach for...

Category: Preschool Care Education Youth Development

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)

Birth Services by Community of Hope

Our certified nurse midwives are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to accommodate your baby’s arrival schedule. Our eight midwives support births at Washington Hospital Center and at our free-standing birth center, Family Health and Birth Center. The birth center option is available to eligible low-risk women each month and provides a relaxed and caring setting for you to give birth on your terms, in the two beautiful, home-like birth rooms. If you are a current patient...

801 17th Street, NE , Washington, DC 20002, US (202) 398-5520

Category: Care

Eligibility: Pregnant Health Conditions

Case management by New Heights Program for Expectant and Parenting Students

Supportive case management and assistance with securing services such as a childcare voucher, WIC, housing, TANF, employment, job training opportunities, college/university admissions and more

Category: Navigating the System Housing Government Benefits Skills & Training College Readiness Help Find School Help Find Housing Help Find Work Work Help Find Childcare Care Money Education Youth Development

Eligibility: Student at a school in DC Students

Case management by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington

Our Family Centers serve as gateways to help for all types of crises and needs. Our Southeast Family Center focuses on keeping families in their homes, support for mothers struggling with cancer, and working to find employment or other forms of assistance to treat long-term challenges, access to many programs and one-on-one case management Do you need help but you are not sure where to go? We are a great resource to connect you with help available within Catholic Charities, other...

1618 Monroe Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010 (202) 939-2400

2812 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20020 (202) 338-3100

Category: Navigating the System Help Find Work Work Care Community Support Services

Eligibility: Geography DC Resident

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

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

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)

Classes and Groups by Mamatoto Village

Mamatoto Village provides a variety of classes that can assist you in almost every aspect of the pregnancy, childbirth and parenting. Sharing information in small class settings, our instructors are certified, knowledgeable and experienced. More than just a useful source of evidence based information, Mamatoto Village Childbirth Classes provide a source of preparation, learning, relaxation, discovery and support.

311 47th Street NE, Washington, DC 20019, US (202) 248-2877, (202) 248-3434

Category: Care

Eligibility: Parents Pregnant

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)

Community Impact Centers by Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative

Our community-based resource centers are designed to provide a large array of services and support for Ward 8 individuals and families. Our full-time staff focuses on providing resources necessary to put children and families is the best possible position to be stable and successful.

Category: Care

Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (CCCP) by DC Department of Health (DC Health)

The District of Columbia government sponsors an array of health promotion services and free cancer screening. Additional efforts are being made to increase access to quality care, increase awareness about the importance of timely detection, and improve palliative and end-of-life care. The Striving for Wellness Program provides comprehensive cancer education for the gay and lesbian, Hispanic, Ethiopian and Vietnamese community. If you are interested in using these materials to educate...

Category: Care

Eligibility: Cancer Health Conditions

Comprehensive Medical Care for Deaf Adults and Children (CODA) by Unity Health Care

Unity understands that having a health care provider that can communicate to you in your language helps to make a medical appointment less stressful. That is why Unity offers CODA, a clinic specializing in deaf patient care with a provider fluent in ASL at Upper Cardozo Health Center on the 1st Friday of each month from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

3020 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 469-4699, (202) 299-1720

Category: Health Care

Community Resource Exchange