Washington DC

Health & Medical Benefits

Non-Legal Resources

  • Christ House

    Christ House provides a 32 bed medical recovery unit for homeless men and women suffering from medical conditions. Persons may reside there until they are recovered, at which time they will be referred to a more permanent place of residence. Read More

  • Columbia Road Health Services

    Columbia Road Health Services offers affordable, compassionate health care in Washington, DC. No one is turned away due to inability to pay. 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
  • DC Office on Aging

    The DC Office on Aging develops and carries out a comprehensive and coordinated system of health, education, employment, and social services for the District's elderly population, who are 60 years of age and older. Its services include a city-run nursing home as well as Senior Centers throughout the District, all of which serve lunch. Read More

  • Downtown Cluster's Geriatrics Day Care Center

    The Center provides functionally (physically or mentally) elderly persons with therapeutic activities, recreation, hot lunches, snacks, and transportation. 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

  • Family Place- El Hogar de la Familia

    Family Place is a neighborhood for support of parents with young children and pregnant women. It provides free lunch, parent education, discussion groups, and counseling. Read More

  • Mary's Center for Maternal and Child Care

    Mary's Center is demonstrating how improved access to prenatal and pediatric care, coupled with sensitivity to culture and family, lead to healthy mothers and healthy children. In addition, the Center, through its numerous programs, has undertaken initiatives to provide a dynamic child development program, intensive home visits for vulnerable families, case management for teen pregnancy prevention and planning, educational training to prevent school dropout, employment referral and placement, HIV testing and prevention, and a housing program designed to prevent homelessness. Read More

  • Newcomer Service Center

    The Newcomer Community Service Center (NCSC) is a minority-based non-profit organization that helps refugees and immigrants from all countries achieve self-sufficiency and become participating members of American society. Read More

  • Office on Latino Affairs, Office of the Mayor, DC Government

    The mission of the Office on Latino Affairs is to improve the quality of life of the District's Latino population by providing community-based grants, advocacy, community relations and outreach services to residents so they can have access to a full range of health, education, housing, economic development and employment services. Read More

  • Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington

    Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington (PPMW) is dedicated to providing quality medical care to low-income and uninsured patients and educating vulnerable teens. 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

  • Vida Senior Centers

    Vida Senior Centers provides comprehensive health and social services organized into six programs: Health Promotion, Recreation and Socialization, Social Counseling, Nutrition, Transportation, and Education for Independent Living. The services provided under these programs are free and are bilingual and multicultural. Read More

  • Whitman-Walker Clinic

    Whitman-Walker Clinic is a non-profit community-based health organization serving the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region. Read More

  • www.211metrodc.org

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

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