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.
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.
Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps low-income District residents who face housing emergencies. A housing emergency occurs when immediate action is needed to avoid homelessness, to re-establish a home, or to prevent eviction from a home.
Housing Counseling Services, Inc.
Housing Counseling Services provides counseling to tenants who are facing eviction or are delinquent in rent payments and to home owners who are facing default or are delinquent in mortgage payments. It provides Emergency Rental Assistance funding to qualified applicants (see attached file for information on how and where to apply). It offers pre-purchasing counseling, budget and financial counseling, and home rehabilitation counseling. It assists consumers by citing appropriate laws and regulations and by providing referrals. A certified housing counselor is available to assist with related problems. http://housingetc.org/category/renters/counseling-renters/
Housing Resource Center
The DHCD Housing Resource Center provides a FREE listing service that provides easy access to information about housing opportunities within the District of Columbia.
Humane Rescue Alliance
The Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) protects animals, supports families, and advocates for positive change to create a world where all animals can thrive. HRA provides more than just temporary sheltering and care to homeless animals, it is a robust resource for all people who own or care for animals and are seeking additional information or direct resources to support them in their efforts.
Kuehner Place for Abused and Neglected Elderly
This is a program of the D.C. Office on Aging and SOME (So Others Might Eat). The shelter is for those elderly persons who have suffered some form of abuse or who are at risk in the community. There are multiple services offered, including meals.
Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division D.C. Superior Court
The Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division (Multi-Door) helps parties settle disputes through mediation and other types of appropriate dispute resolution (ADR), including arbitration, case evaluation and conciliation.
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.
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