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

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)

Early Childhood Education by Martha's Table

Martha’s Table offers a nationally accredited early childhood education program for students 6 weeks to 3 years of age. The full-day program runs year-round at two of our locations The Commons (Southeast D.C.) and The Maycroft (Northwest D.C.). Our teachers focus on whole child development (physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development) to ensure children are on track and ready to learn in Pre-K and beyond.

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1474 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009, US (202) 328-6608

Category: Education

Eligibility: Infants and Toddlers (0-2)

Early Head Start by United Planning Organization

The Office of Early Learning provides direct center-based services to Early Head Start children and families. We focus on the first 1,000 days of a child’s life — from birth through age 2. We are passionate about helping children learn and develop fundamental skills, which promotes families’ well-being. All of our children are screened within the first 45 days of entry for health and developmental delays. (Approximately 10% of the children served are diagnosed with...

2907 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032, US (202) 562-3800

1649 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020, US (202) 610-5900

Category: Education

Eligibility: Youth (6-12) Infants and Toddlers (0-2)

Help Me Grow DC by DC Department of Health (DC Health)

Help Me Grow District of Columbia (HMG DC) promotes healthy development for children and to support healthy birth for pregnant mothers in the District of Columbia. HMG DC is a unique, comprehensive, and integrated district-wide system designed to address the need for perinatal supports, early identification of developmental and/or behavioral concerns, and then to link mother’s, children, and their families to community-based developmental and behavioral services and supports. The...

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

Category: Navigating the System Understand Disability Understand Government Programs Legal Health Care Disability Screening Education

Eligibility: Parents Pregnant Geography Disability Age Group DC Resident Health Conditions Household Role Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Young Children (3-5) Families Developmental Disability

Martha's Table's Baby & Me Early Parenting Program by Martha's Table

Martha’s Table’s Early Parenting Program supports expectant mothers and those who are instrumental in the life and well-being of a newborn. Enrolled participants set goals for their growing families and learn skills for supporting their child’s development.

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Category: Family Planning Parenting Education Education

Eligibility: Parents Geography Mothers with Young Children Age Group Role Fathers Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Ward 8 Resident Mothers

Newborn Screening by DC Department of Health (DC Health)

DOH administers two newborn screening programs to ensure that all infants are screened. Newborn screening is quick and easy - requiring only a hearing test and blood tests - and is performed soon after a baby’s birth, and in most cases, while the baby is still in the hospital. We provide the following screening programs: - Newborn Metabolic Screening Program is designed to ensure that all infants born in the District of Columbia are screened for genetic and metabolic disorders...

Category: Navigating the System Understand Disability Health Care Disability Screening Education

Eligibility: Parents Geography Age Group DC Resident Families With Children Household Role Infants and Toddlers (0-2)

Safe Sleep Program by DC Department of Health (DC Health)

Through partnerships and collaborations, DC residents can get a portable crib for their infant to ensure infants are sleeping safely. Putting a baby to sleep face up in a crib reduces the chance of death caused by Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), suffocation and roll over deaths related to the infant sharing a bed with parents or other children. The Safe Sleep Program provides: - Safety Approved Portable Crib - Parent/Caregiver Education - Education for Community Partners...

Category: Baby Supplies Goods Navigating the System Parenting Education Care Education

Eligibility: Parents Pregnant Geography Age Group DC Resident Families With Children Health Conditions Household Role Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Families

Supplemental Nutrition for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) by DC Department of Health (DC Health)

WIC is a program that provides the following services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to age 5: Nutrition counseling and education Breastfeeding resources and support Nutrient-rich foods (Foods provided by the program supply calcium, protein, iron, and Vitamins A, D, and C.) Immunization assessment and screening Referrals to health and social service providers For women and children over 1-year-old, WIC also provides fresh fruits and vegetables (May...

Category: Nutrition Education Disease Screening Government Food Benefits Checkup & Test Navigating the System Parenting Education Vaccinations Health Care Money Education

Eligibility: Young Adults (20-30) Pregnant Geography Citizenship Age Group Low-income DC Resident Health Conditions Household Role Women/Girls Infants and Toddlers (0-2) Teens (13-19) Undocumented Adults (31-54) Gender Mothers Young Children (3-5) Families Income

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