Category: Children, Youth, & Families , Girls & Women , Veterans & Military Families , Health, Wellness, & Senior Services , Basic Needs, Food, & Housing , Legal Services & Justice Programs , Life Skills, Training, & Employment , Community & Civic Engagement
Offers comprehensive support for individuals lifting themselves out of poverty.
Basic Needs, Food, & Housing
Child care and emergency assistance to our vulnerable neighbors.
Youth Education & Enrichment
Restorative justice programming to reduce truancy and suspensions.
CROSSLIST FROMYouth Education & Enrichment
Adoption agency supporting safety and stability for children and families.
Children, Youth, & Families
Food, clothing, education & emergency support for underserved families.
Provides emergency food and financial assistance in Alexandria.
Supplies free legal services for domestic survivors of sex trafficking.
Legal Services & Justice Programs
Connects authors and books with students to build equitable access.
Provides exemplary, safety-net medical care for Arlingtonians in need.
Health, Wellness, & Senior Services
Providing housing and supporting resident services to lower-income neighbors.
Delivers comprehensive medical care for low-income and uninsured families in Arlington.
Offers same-day emergency assistance to cover basic needs for Arlingtonians in crisis.
Builds communities for veterans and their families through art.
Veterans & Military Families
Vocational program and art gallery for artists with disabilities.
Performing, Literary & Visual Arts
Helps seniors experience joy and healthy aging through multi-disciplinary arts experiences.
Provides job training and community development through the arts and design.
CROSSLIST FROMYouth & Community Arts
Uses the performing arts to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
CROSSLIST FROMPerforming, Literary & Visual Arts
After school and summer mentoring programs targeting low-income Asian American youth.
Provides legal services for low-income Asian immigrants with limited English proficiency.
Empowers young adults and the anti-poverty agencies at which they are placed.
Community & Civic Engagement
Legal, social, and interpretation services for low-income immigrants.
CROSSLIST FROMImmigrant & Refugee Services
Closing the academic achievement gap for youth in Ward 5.
Creating inclusion opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Children, Youth & Families
Offers long-term mentoring to those in child welfare system.
Offers support to ease, end, and prevent homelessness locally
Empowers Black youth to create change through service, advocacy and organizing.
Helps survivors of brain injury lead fulfilling lives.
Welcomes children with chronic health conditions to medically managed summer camps.
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.
Life Skills, Training, & Employment
Offers mentoring and training for youth with learning disabilities
Entrepreneurship and college readiness program for students from under-resourced communities.
Reduces inequities east of the Anacostia River through community collaboration
Free tech training and career services for low-income adults.
Life Skills, Training & Employment
Supports homeless women in DC with housing, health, employment and education.
Helps low- and moderate-income individuals and families to build wealth.
Defending immigrants' rights through legal services, education and advocacy.
Helps older adults age safely and comfortably in their own neighborhood.
Companionship and practical help for end-of-life and support during grieving.
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.
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.
Provides medical respite care for people experiencing homelessness.
Educates and Advocates for safer public spaces
Girls & Women
Surrounds students with support, empowering them to stay in school.
Helping to embrace, educate, and empower those affected by crime.
Offers leadership development, advocacy, and college programming for girls and families.
Support services for homeless and low income families and individuals.
Makes home repair affordable with saving waste and creating jobs.
Free legal education, advice and representation for needy clients
Transitions families from homelessness to independence through housing and educational programming.
Provides housing, healthcare, and supportive services to low-income families.
Providing health and human services for Montgomery County's most vulnerable residents.
Provides low-income adults with technological and life skills for careers.
Provides free mediation and conflict resolution services in Montgomery County
Advocates for and protects abused and neglected children in foster care.
Works to reduce domestic violence by expanding access to justice
Empowers low-income youth of color through photography and advocacy training.
Building a healthier, more inclusive, local food system.
Offers high-quality, compassionate healthcare to low-income adults.
Creates deaf-led services to support deaf survivors of domestic violence
Provides legal services for low and moderate income DC residents.
Advancing food justice in the nation's capital.
Working to improve the nutrition of low-income District residents.
Counseling and education for sexual assault victims and the public
Ensuring safety and self-determination for domestic violence survivors in DC.
Uses poetry, soccer and service learning to inspire youth in after-school programs.
Represents domestic violence survivors and at-risk children for free.
Covers the local D.C. community through a digital news outlet
Assists returning citizens and substance abusers who need support.
Provides safe housing for survivors of domestic violence.
Empowers service-disabled veterans, military spouses, and caregivers through entreprenuership programming
Gives students professional experience while earning a college prep education.
Creating pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault.
Serves DCís marginalized communities through local food and community housing.
Prevents homelessness, and re-houses those who have lost their homes.
Builds stronger nonprofits and leaders to accelerate social change for youth
Provides intervention and care to female survivors of human trafficking
Girls & Women
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.
Housing and case management for Fairfax working homeless.
Provides affordable housing and services for older adults with limited income
Changes lives for foster youth through safe and engaging programming.
Teaches life skills through hands-on golf instruction.
Providing free food to neighbors in need in Northern Virginia.
Fights food waste and hunger by empowering student leaders.
Inspires formerly incarcerated youth to pursue employment and education.
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.
Supporting independent investigative journalism through grants, fellowships, and mentorships.
Launches bright futures through self-advocacy, academic support, workforce development.
CROSSLIST FROMMentorship & College Access
Serves as DC's original stage for Latinos and youth.
CROSSLIST FROMPerforming, Literary, & Visual Arts
Trains underserved youth to be leaders through media creation.
A service-rich day center for chronically homeless individuals.
Mentors over 2,200 pre-teen girls annually, activating confidence & competence.
Helps girls in Northern Virginia build confidence through physical activity.
Offers youth development programs for girls that include 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.
Alleviates financial stress on families by providing diapers to low-income families.
Health services, core needs for low-income, pregnant DC teens and women.
Offers comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse
Supports vulnerable women aged 18-25 in D.C.
Raises, trains, and places service dogs free to disabled veterans
Renovates housing for the homeless in partnership with shelters.
Reduces stress and trauma through play for children experiencing homelessness.
Ensures that homelessness is part of a family's past
Empowering homeless/low-income families to create stable homes.
Free cancer programs providing emotional support, education, wellness, and hope.
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.
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.
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.
Houses and cares for ill and dying homeless individuals.
Providing affordable housing and programming to residents of Ward 1.
Free job placement for individuals seeking marketplace jobs.
Life Skills, Training & Employment
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.
Distributes food for the weekend to local K-8 students.
Promotes healthy food and empowers immigrants with culinary jobs and entrepreneurship skills.
Creates communities and homes for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Helps people in financial crisis regain stability and achieve self-sufficiency.
Shelter and support services for domestic and sexual violence victims
Empowers students with entrepreneurial leadership and confidence to transform communities.
General civil legal services for DC residents living in poverty.
Champions the dignity and rights of vulnerable DC seniors.
Helps low-income, immigrant youth learn about American civic life.
Provides low-income entrepreneurs with business loans and training.
Empowering families to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.
Empowers adults through English language training.
CROSSLIST FROMAdult Literacy & Learning
Responding to personal & systemic violence with tested peace-building skills.
Offers holistic ministry and services to families in poverty.
Provides food, emergency financial assistance, youth programs and educational opportunities.
Ensures adults of all abilities have affordable, inclusive housing.
Holistic maternal health and wellness programs for expectant mothers.
The main Food Bank serving Montgomery County.
Helps low-income and refugee families rebuild their lives.
Primary and specialty outpatient healthcare for the medically underserved.
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.
Improving the lives of precariously housed and homeless youth.
Primary healthcare for over 4,000 low-income individuals annually.
Encouraging, promoting, and facilitating broad and inclusive civic engagement.
Provides shelter and services to victims of domestic violence.
Educates, supports, and advocates for people living with mental illness
Family-focused organization supporting people with mental illness.
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.
Providing legal services to low-income DC residents.
Provides nonprofits training, operations support, and affordable office space.
Offers therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities, youth-at-risk, and recovering military.
Promotes positive aging in community with support of local volunteers.
Collects surplus of fresh food and redistributes to those in need.
Nonprofit central-fill pharmacy providing life-saving medications for the uninsured patients of Northern Virginia.
Services throughout the cancer continuum for underserved Latinas.
Assists individuals returning home from incarceration and court-involved adults and youth.
Empowering youth through the transformative power of the arts.
Interactive theater for children in hospitals and care facilities.
Helping formerly homeless women obtain and maintain permanent housing.
Supports youth in DC's juvenile system with legal advocacy and mentoring programs.
Mobilizes Veterans to end Veteran homelessness.
Provides financial and community support for wounded, injured, or ill veterans.
Provides grants for extracurricular activities to children of service members.
Suicide prevention resources and support for teens.
Programs and services for people facing Parkinson's.
Helps disadvantaged students gain literacy, technology and college readiness skills.
Aims to end homelessness through supportive services and housing.
Empowers parent leaders to use their power and voice in education policy.
Combats poverty by providing IT-training in underserved communities.
Teaches underserved teens bicycle repair through a community bike shop.
College access and leadership program for high school students.
Provides therapeutic, recreational, social and educational programs for teens and adults with developmental differences.
Offers vision screening and blindness prevention services
Supports parents and child care providers so children can thrive.
Organizes communities and educates voters to act and get involved
Assistance and advocacy for victims of military sexual trauma.
Leadership and professional development that connects young adults to careers.
Organizes education, advocacy, events, and support for LGBTQ+ families
Advocates for improving school food/educating students on healthy choices.
Volunteer-based organization providing free home repairs to low-income homeowners
Serves as a home repair and rehabilitation program for low-income homeowners.
Employs individuals with disabilities and provides education for youth and adults on a local farm.
Provides high-quality legal services for low-income Washingtonians.
Unique and holistic eating disorder recovery services and community education.
Gives families of critically ill children a home away from home.
Provides services to child victims of abuse in Washington, DC.
Supporting, coaching, training our unhoused/unemployed neighbors to reach their goals.
Adult Literacy & Learning
Educates Latino boys and prepares them for high school success.
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.
Empowers early-stage entrepreneurs to create social impact.
Fosters independence to enable Alexandria seniors to age in place.
Serves senior in the community through the power of volunteers
Provides meals, clothing and basic services for individuals experiencing homelessness.
Writing program and publishing house for unheard voices.
Youth & Community Arts
Maximizes independence and reduces isolation among vulnerable senior citizens
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.
Helps individuals achieve self-sufficiency by overcoming educational and employment barriers.
Sports programs for people with intellectual disabilities.
Feeds Fairfax County families in need through volunteer-run food pantry.
Emergency shelter for homeless families with children in Montgomery County.
Using the arts to power literacy, create understanding, and building community.
Creates economic empowerment and artistic expression opportunities for homeless individuals.
Support programs for stroke and brain-trauma survivors.
Providing professional attire and job-readiness support.
Skilled job training and employment for individuals with learning differences.
Protecting immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.
Advocacy and services for those living with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Offers adoption, education, and support services for birth, adoptive parents and adopted children.
Purchases and maintains community-based housing for mentally disabled persons.
Educates, empowers, celebrates, & connects LGBTQ residents
Researches and advances policies for a more vibrant and inclusive D.C.
Housing services for formerly homeless families.
Provides guidance and basic human service to help rebuild lives.
Underwrites costs and offers support for local nonprofits.
Legal counsel and an opportunity to rebuild their lives for trafficking survivors.
Maternity home and pregnancy center in DC.
Offers pro bono legal and other professional services to veterans.
Makes mental health counseling accessible to all.
Gives people opportunities to hone writing skills and share their stories.
Offers services for hard-to-reach, homeless men, women, and children in the DC area.
Job training and personal development program for women in need.
Offers legal, career, case management, and psychological services for torture survivors
Addresses emotional needs of children with cancer through art therapy.
Safeguarding the rights of low-income DC families facing debt-related crises.
Provides professional skills training, paid internships, and mentoring for underserved youth.
Transforms lives by creating hope and opportunity through information technology and skill development.
Serving justice-involved citizens pre- and post-release.
Strengthens the Northern Virginia community through volunteerism.
Offers safe, welcoming shelter and support to homeless LGBTQ youth
Advocacy, outreach, and education for better bicycling for everyone.
Supports economic opportunity in local underserved communities through loan funding.
Legal services, advocacy, outreach, and education to address homelessness and affordable housing.
Literacy and workforce training for adults.
Transforms lives of girls through tuition-free private education.
Empowers youth through academic, life-skills, and tennis instruction
Providing after school debate in under-served communities.
Mental health services for victims of trauma, grief and loss.
Western Fairfax's go-to referral for emergency needs assistance.
Develops life skills for youth with experiential learning, leadership training, and service.
Provides mental health housing and support services to adults with chronic and persistent mental illness.
Supports lower income homeowners through access to low-cost home repairs.
Provides programs to make daily life more manageable for wounded service members and their family caregivers.