FAMILY SERVICES

Our families, residents, and partners have access to quality-focused programs that serve children, families, and youth. Family Services, our largest division spearheads our Intake, School-Based program, Family Rehousing Stabilization Program, Community Impact Centers, Resilient Communities DC, Violence Intervention programs, and other direct-service initiatives.

OUR PROGRAMS

community impact centers

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 in the best possible position to be stable and successful.

violence intervention

We provide both community-based and hospital-based violence intervention services to Ward 8 primary and secondary victims of crime. Our team assist with assessing community temperament, facilitating ceasefires and mediations, and assisting with transitioning back into the community safely; while, the Case Managers address the needs of the individual and family inclusive of employment, mental and physical health, housing, education, and youth development

school-based

program

Justice Grants Administration's 'Show Up, Stand Out' program, is focused on providing academic supports, family engagement and case management services necessary to ensure that students are coming to school every day ready to learn.

resilient communities dc

Resilient Communities DC (RC-DC) partners with Ward 8 caregivers of children five years old and younger to promote family wellness and healthy childhood development by connecting caregivers to resources, services, and referrals.

congress heights senior wellness center

In partnership with the DC Department on Aging 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.