Category: Children, Youth, & Families , Girls & Women , Immigrant & Refugee Services , Veterans & Military Families , Health, Wellness, & Senior Services , Basic Needs, Food, & Housing , Legal Services & Justice Programs , Community & Civic Engagement
Champions the dignity and rights of vulnerable DC seniors.
Health, Wellness, & Senior Services
Restorative justice programming to reduce truancy and suspensions.
Youth Education & Enrichment
Food, clothing, education & emergency support for underserved families.
Basic Needs, Food, & Housing
Provides emergency food and financial assistance in Alexandria.
Supplies free legal services for domestic survivors of sex trafficking.
Legal Services & Justice Programs
Child care and emergency assistance to our vulnerable neighbors.
Advocacy and services for those living with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Children, Youth, & Families
Provides exemplary, safety-net medical care for Arlingtonians in need.
Providing housing and supporting resident services to lower-income neighbors.
Delivers comprehensive medical care for low-income and uninsured families in Arlington.
Aims to end homelessness through supportive services and housing.
Offers same-day emergency assistance to cover basic needs for Arlingtonians in crisis.
Helps seniors experience joy and healthy aging through multi-disciplinary arts experiences.
Uses the performing arts to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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Empowering South Asian women to lead abuse-free lives.
Girls & Women
After school and summer mentoring programs targeting low-income Asian American youth.
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Provides legal services for low-income Asian immigrants with limited English proficiency.
Serves Asian/Pacific Islander survivors of gender-based violence.
Mental health/wellness for everyone, regardless of ability to pay.
Addresses social issues through overseas fellowships for professionals.
Community & Civic Engagement
Empowers young adults and the anti-poverty agencies at which they are placed.
Legal, social, and interpretation services for low-income immigrants.
Immigrant & Refugee Services
Offers adoption, education, and support services for birth, adoptive parents and adopted children.
Supports secondary and higher education for girls in Africa.
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Closing the academic achievement gap for youth in Ward 5.
Offers long-term mentoring to those in child welfare system.
Shelters and supports domestic violence victims to help them gain independence.
Provides, at no cost, life-saving technology to communities served.
Offers education, housing, and life skills programs for homeless young mothers.
Purchases and maintains community-based housing for mentally disabled persons.
Helps survivors of brain injury lead fulfilling lives.
Welcomes children with chronic health conditions to medically managed summer camps.
Promotes healthy youth relationships and an end to dating violence.
Offers breast cancer screening and support for underinsured women.
Helping families overcome homelessness and achieve stable, independent futures.
Operates early childhood education and stabilization services for homeless families.
Provides emergency and long-term services to help those in need in Fairfax County.
Supports homeless women in DC with housing, health, employment and education.
Defending immigrants' rights through legal services, education and advocacy.
Helps older adults age safely and comfortably in their own neighborhood.
Shelter and supportive services for homeless adults and families.
Advocates for abused and neglected children and youth.
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Offers adoption-competent mental health services that strengthen foster/adoptive families.
Provides services dedicated to the elimination of child abuse in Alexandria.
Advocates for smarter and more compassionate policies for war's civilian victims.
Offers legal services, support, referral, and advocacy for Latino immigrants.
Supports immigrant community with employment protection, English classes and skills training.
Empowers homeless with meals, case management, healthcare and encouraging potential.
Strengthens charter school governance to improve public school quality.
Free early education and family services for at risk youth.
Fulfills emotional, educational, and material needs of at-risk children and mothers.
Tutors, mentors, and role models working in underserved DC communities.
Catalyzes affordable housing and economic development in DC.
Advocates for equitable and inclusive communities in the DC region.
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Feeds Fairfax County families in need through volunteer-run food pantry.
Surrounds students with support, empowering them to stay in school.
Offers leadership development, advocacy, and college programming for girls and families.
Support services for homeless and low income families and individuals.
Focuses on helping low-income residents access healthy, local food.
Transitions families from homelessness to independence through housing and educational programming.
Providing health and human services for Montgomery County's most vulnerable residents.
Provides housing, healthcare, and supportive services to low-income families.
Provides free mediation and conflict resolution services in Montgomery County
Advocates for and protects abused and neglected children in foster care.
Empowers low-income youth of color through photography and advocacy training.
Provides support, knowledge, and skills vulnerable girls need to thrive.
Building a healthier, more inclusive, local food system.
Guides mothers and their children as they reshape their lives to overcome poverty.
Offers high-quality, compassionate healthcare to low-income adults.
Tackles problems affecting youth today through advocacy and community mobilization.
Advocates for systematic change in health, environmental, and education policy.
Uses advocacy and programming to cut DC's teen pregnancy rate in half.
Serves the LGBT community through programs, services, events, and advocacy.
Alleviates financial stress on families by providing diapers to low-income families.
Helps Latino immigrants transition from homelessness to permanent housing.
Working to improve the nutrition of low-income District residents.
Provides high-quality legal services for low-income Washingtonians.
Uses poetry, soccer and service learning to inspire youth in after-school programs.
Represents domestic violence survivors and at-risk children for free.
Dedicated to securing equality for DC residents.
Provides safe housing for survivors of domestic violence.
Changing lives through documentary film.
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Advances legal protections for victims of domestic violence.
Creating pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault.
Day center offering frail, at-risk seniors therapeutic and supportive services.
Housing services for formerly homeless families.
Prevents homelessness, and re-houses those who have lost their homes.
Provides court appointed volunteers to advocate for abused/neglected children.
Enhances Fairfax County Public Library programs and services.
Early childhood education program serving low-income, working families.
Helps teens in foster care find family.
Offers wraparound services for victims of domestic violence.
Empowers low-income Latino families with educational and support services.
Housing and case management for Fairfax working homeless.
Provides guidance and basic human service to help rebuild lives.
Changes lives for foster youth through safe and engaging programming.
Providing free food to neighbors in need in Northern Virginia.
Fights food waste and hunger by empowering student leaders.
Advocates to free prisoners of conscience through law and politics.
Inspires business professionals to engage with local nonprofits.
Athletic and educational programming for young people in DC.
Provides prison-to-community reentry assistance for female ex-offenders.
Empowers people to leave homelessness and rebuild their lives.
Serves as DC's original stage for Latinos and youth.
Trains underserved youth to be leaders through media creation.
A service-rich day center for chronically homeless individuals.
Mentors over 2,000 pre-teen girls annually, activating confidence & competence.
Offers youth development programs for girls that include physical activity.
Helps girls in Northern Virginia build confidence through physical activity.
Global affairs and leadership development program for underserved youth.
Affordable housing provider for low-income working families
Training athletes to be health educators for teens.
Equine-assisted activities and therapies for individuals with special needs.
Health services, core needs for low-income, pregnant DC teens and women.
Renovates housing for the homeless in partnership with shelters.
Reduces stress and trauma through play for children experiencing homelessness.
Helps families achieve self-sufficiency and permanent housing.
Empowering homeless/low-income families to create stable homes.
Reinventing the way hospitals care for seriously-ill children.
Helping children and their incarcerated fathers build stronger bonds.
Empowers at-risk children to succeed through comprehensive programs.
Companionship and practical help for end-of-life and support during grieving.
Housing developer and counseling agency for low-income communities.
Provides affordable independent housing for people in mental health recovery.
Provides housing and services to homeless and at-risk families.
Legal counsel and an opportunity to rebuild their lives for trafficking survivors.
Alzheimer's and dementia adult day health and education/resource center.
Provides safety-net services for isolated, low-income elderly.
Providing support, education, and prevention to end domestic/dating abuse.
Builds support for social, racial, and economic justice and equality in local communities.
Provides food and safety, counseling, support groups, day care, and financial assistance to 300+ individuals.
Houses and cares for ill and dying homeless individuals.
Providing affordable housing and programming to residents of Ward 1.
Legal services for low-income immigrants in Northern Virginia.
Free, one-to-one exercise programs for young people with disabilities.
Inspires youth leadership through academics, wellness, and civic engagement.
Empowers Asian community residents to contribute to US society.
Creates communities and homes for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Serves needs of homeless adults through a daytime community-based drop-in center.
Helps people in financial crisis regain stability and achieve self-sufficiency.
Empowers students with entrepreneurial leadership and confidence to transform communities.
General civil legal services for DC residents living in poverty.
Helps low-income, immigrant youth learn about American civic life.
Offers therapeutic horseback riding lessons to people with disabilities.
Empowering families to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.
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Empowers adults through English language training.
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Offers holistic ministry and services to families in poverty.
Provides food, emergency financial assistance, youth programs and educational opportunities.
HUD-approved housing counseling agency and youth mentoring programs.
The main Food Bank serving Montgomery County.
Establishes sustainable indigenous programs to help landmine affected countries.
Helps low-income and refugee families rebuild their lives.
Primary and specialty outpatient healthcare for the medically underserved.
Operates free news services for the blind, visually impaired and disabled.
Preserves affordable housing to support and strengthen healthy, diverse neighborhoods.
Prevents and corrects the conviction of innocent people.
Collaborates to end long-term homelessness in Washington.
Primary healthcare for over 4,000 low-income individuals annually.
Empowers crime victims through case management and legal services.
Heals lives of homeless women and children by creating new futures.
Recovery home and life management programs for young men.
Offers therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities, youth-at-risk, and recovering military.
Collects surplus of fresh food and redistributes to those in need.
Services throughout the cancer continuum for underserved Latinas.
Assists those involved with the criminal justice system.
Assists individuals returning home from incarceration and court-involved adults and youth.
Serves as safe haven and support for traumatized women in Iran.
Interactive theater for children in hospitals and care facilities.
Helping formerly homeless women obtain and maintain permanent housing.
Brings visiting authors and gives books to disadvantaged students.
Supports youth in DC's juvenile system with legal advocacy and mentoring programs.
Mobilizes Veterans to end Veteran homelessness.
Veterans & Military Families
Provides financial and community support for wounded, injured, or ill veterans.
Provides grants for extracurricular activities to children of service members.
Programs and services for people facing Parkinson's.
Provide medical and health care to under-served Guatemalan communities
Helps disadvantaged students gain literacy, technology and college readiness skills.
Remedying conditions of chronic poverty through education and employment.
Boosts social-emotional learning through play and physical activity.
Provides therapeutic, recreational, social and educational programs for teens and adults with developmental differences.
Supports women's health: prenatal, perinatal, postnatal, family planning and food distribution.
Supports parents and child care providers so children can thrive.
Performs home repairs that help residents preserve their independence.
Serves as a home repair and rehabilitation program for low-income homeowners.
Gives families of critically ill children a home away from home.
Provides services to child victims of abuse in Washington, DC.
Provides housing, treatment, and recovery services to homeless/at-risk individuals.
Supporting, coaching, training our unhoused/unemployed neighbors to reach their goals.
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Educates Latino boys and prepares them for high school success.
Creates a thriving community for seniors, from housing to health programming.
Child abuse prevention through public/parent education and child advocacy.
Supports older court-involved youth with disabilities through special education legal services.
Providing services and housing options for vulnerable older adults.
Supplies safe havens and growth opportunities for homeless and disadvantaged youth.
Fosters independence to enable Alexandria seniors to age in place.
Serves as volunteer-based organization dedicated to life-enriching services for the elderly.
Provides meals, clothing and basic services for individuals experiencing homelessness.
Advances critical life skills of underserved youth through arts education.
Community based health, education, and arts organization.
Empowers LGBTQ youth through leadership development and mentorship.
Emergency shelter for homeless families with children in Montgomery County.
Amplifies nonprofit impact through storytelling and video.
Support programs for stroke and brain-trauma survivors.
Protecting immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.
Youth mentoring and distance running program for underserved DC youth.
Mobilizes Americans to thank service members through scholarships for their families.
Offers services for hard-to-reach, homeless men, women, and children in the DC area.
Provides torture survivors with employment, legal, and health services.
Provides children with tools to become the compassionate leaders of tomorrow.
Addresses emotional needs of children with cancer through art therapy.
Offers pro bono legal and other professional services to veterans.
Serving justice-involved citizens pre- and post-release.
Strengthens the Northern Virginia community through volunteerism.
Supports economic opportunity in local underserved communities through loan funding.
English classes and workforce development programs for adult immigrants.
Legal services, advocacy, outreach, and education to address homelessness and affordable housing.
Transforms lives of girls through tuition-free private education.
Services for low-income seniors to help them age in place.
Mental health services for victims of trauma, grief and loss.
Western Fairfax's go-to referral for emergency needs assistance.
Offers comprehensive support for individuals lifting themselves out of poverty.
Develops life skills for youth with experiential learning, leadership training, and service.
Makes mental health counseling accessible to all.
Supports women, girls, and families living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS.
Provides mental health housing and support services to adults with chronic and persistent mental illness.
Gives people opportunities to hone writing skills and share their stories.
Provides programs to make daily life more manageable for wounded service members and their family caregivers.
Helps at-risk girls transition successfully from adolescence to young adulthood.
Builds the leadership and power of DC young people.