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)

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)

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

Kids Preschool and Daycare Center in Silver Spring by HOUSE OF RUTH: KIDSPACE CHILD AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTER

At Kreative Kidz Children’s Center, we understand and recognize the uniqueness of every child. Hence, we strive to provide them with a warm and engaging learning environment. Daily lessons and activities are specifically planned to encourage kids to explore new things, prepare them for future academic success, and provide them with the skills necessary for positive social and academic growth.We ensure to give all our students the fair opportunity to be creative and express...

Category: Preschool Care

Eligibility: Age Group Young Children (3-5)

Mary Elizabeth House by Mary Elizabeth House

We provide life-skills training and support for young mothers who are in or have aged-out of the child welfare system. All of our young mothers have experienced family disruption and a host of other challenges that substantially impact their lives. The Mary Elizabeth House commitment is to guide and support young women so that they become loving and nurturing parents, and empowered young women – intellectually, economically, socially, emotionally, spiritually, and physically...

Category: Spiritual Support Preschool Counseling Residential Housing Housing Help Find School Daily Life Skills Parenting Education Health Care Education

Eligibility: Guardianship Mothers with Young Children Role Women/Girls Gender Mothers Foster Youth

Next Generation Academy by Generation Hope

Next Generation Academy provides support for Scholars’ children through age 7. Scholars participating in Next Generation Academy receive: • Monthly literacy-based home visiting and free books • $200/month towards the cost of childcare • Developmental screenings for children • Access to additional resources • Monthly parent support workshops Scholars are eligible for Next Generation Academy after one year in the Generation Hope program.

Category: Checkup & Test Help Pay for Childcare Parenting Education Health Money Education Books

Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Parents Citizenship Education Status Age Group Enrolled in College U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Role Teens (13-19)

Recreation and Socialization by East River Family Strengthening Collaborative, Inc. (ERFSC)

A community service program provided to District residents 60 years of age and older, designed to meet individual and social needs for continued growth and development, to reinforce a sense of dignity and independence and to reduce isolation.

Category: Recreation Care

Eligibility: Geography Age Group DC Resident Ages 60+

Scholar program by Generation Hope

Generation Hope surrounds motivated teen parents and their children with the mentors, emotional support, and financial resources that they need to thrive in college and kindergarten, thereby driving a two-generation solution to poverty. Currently, we are serving over 100 young parents in our Scholar program as well as up to 300 expecting and parenting high school students annually through our outreach work. Scholars receive: A college tuition scholarship: $1,200/year for a 2...

Category: Emergency Financial Aid & Loans Skills & Training College Readiness Daily Life Skills Help Pay for School Mental Health Care Financial Assistance Tutoring Work Health Recreation Care Money Emergency Payments Education

Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Parents Citizenship Age Group U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Role Teens (13-19)

Summer enrichment camp by Total Family Care Coalition

A free six-week summer camp to provide a safe space, mentoring, academic enrichment, social emotional learning, and field trips to provide positive social engagement.

Category: Understand Mental Health More Education Daytime Care Care Alternative Education Education

YMCA Virtual & Interactive Labs by YMCA of Metropolitan Washington

YMCA Virtual and Interactive Learning Labs adopt a developmentally appropriate approach to nurturing young people. This in-person program takes a Lab approach in limited class sizes and will provide the necessary environment to ensure that each student receives the appropriate support as they engage in virtual learning with their school. The YMCA Learning Labs incorporate character development as the framework for a successful, positive and healthy environment. The Y’s primary...

6600 Laurel Bowie Road, Bowie, MD 20715, US (301) 262-4342

2118 Ridgecrest Court, SE, Washington, DC 20020, US (202) 889-0643

12196 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, VA 20190, US (703) 742-8800

420 East Monroe Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301, US (703) 838-8085

3400 North 13th St, Arlington, VA 22201 (703) 525-5420

624 West Church Road, Sterling, VA 20164, US

5650 Oakmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20817, US (301) 530-8500

1906 Allison Street, NE, Washington, DC 20018, US (202) 526-4233

9800 Hastings Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20901, US (301) 585-2120

26B Fairfax Street SE, Leesburg, VA 20175, US (703) 777-9622

1325 W Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 232-6936

Category: Childcare Education

Eligibility: Youth (6-12)

Youth Academy by YMCA of Metropolitan Washington

The Future Leaders Academy at YMCA Anthony Bowen & YMCA Alexandria With so many demands on today’s families and the urgency of early brain development, kids need all the support they can get. We are proud to introduce the Future Leaders Academy at YMCA Anthony Bowen, a new preschool enrichment program that will inspire your child’s love for learning, social and emotional development, character and creativity. The Academy is a place where kids ages 2 to 5 years learn early on how...

420 East Monroe Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301, US (703) 838-8085

1325 W Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 232-6936

Category: Childcare Education

Eligibility: Young Children (3-5)

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