Washington DC


Non-Legal Resources

  • Anchor Mental Health Association, Catholic Charities

    Anchor Mental Health provides comprehensive support for adults and children with mental illness or behavioral disorders. Programs focus on diagnosis and management, and then move adults to secure employment, education and independence. Read More

  • Center City Community Corporation

    This program assists residents through counseling and with referrals in housing, basic adult education, employment and service to senior citizens. A youth program is also included. Clothing (limited supply) and food banks are sometimes available. Read More

  • Central Union Mission

    Central Union Mission offers spiritual recovery during a 16-24 week program that includes alcoholic rehabilitation and temporary shelter for men. Meals are served twice a day. Chapel services are also provided. Read More

  • D.C. Food Finder

    This website provides information about: - FREE and low cost meals and groceries - Places to apply for and use food assistance benefits - Cooking classes and nutrition workshops - Farmers' markets - Community gardens - Other food resources in DC (Project of Healthy Affordable Food For All) Content Detail

    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • American Job Center, D.C. Department of Employment Services

    The American Job Center (formerly the DC Works! One-Stop Center) offers job-seekers, students, businesses and career professionals access to a comprehensive array of employment-related services and tools in one convenient location. Through the District's American Job Center, residents can utilize resources such as career counseling, career planning, resume assistance, direct job placement, classroom and on-the-job-training, information about local and national labor markets, unemployment compensation and much more. Read More

  • Change, Inc.

    Change, Inc. provides assistance in finding affordable housing as well as temporary shelter, employment readiness training, and referrals for emergency food, clothing bank, and shelter. Read More

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Washington Field Office

    The Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in the workplace regarding sex, age, race, religion, and place of national origin. It will investigate allegations of unequal pay, sexual harassment, discrimination in hiring, firing, promotion, and conditions of employment under Title VII. Read More

  • Ethiopian Community Center, Inc.

    The Center provides referrals and information about social services, health care, lawyers, immigration, and family counseling. Case workers are available to provide direct counseling for interpersonal, immigration, and employment problems. Job placement assistance is also available. Read More

  • So Others May Eat

    SOME (So Others Might Eat), an interfaith, community-based organization helps meet the immediate daily needs of the people with food, clothing, and health care. They also offer services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness. Read More

  • Strive D.C., Inc.

    Serves unemployed men, women, and youth in District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. It was established to assist hard to serve individuals obtain the skills needed to get and keep a job. The services offered are Job Training Readiness, STRIVE For Success (SFS) fast-track GED program, and Career Gear, provides professional clothing to men seeking work. Read More

  • www.211metrodc.org

    A listing of thousands of health and human services programs available to assist you. Content Detail

    Nonprofit Roundtable