Adult Protective Services, Department of Human Services
Adult Protective Services investigates complaints about abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are unable to care for themselves or to make decisions due to senility, alcoholism, mental confusion, physical handicaps, injuries, illness, or crisis in their lives.
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.
Coronavirus: Survivors & the Workplace
For some survivors of domestic violence, going to work or school can provide a safe haven and respite from the abuse experienced at home or in interpersonal and familial relationships. And the added stress of close quarters created by social distancing measures may indeed exacerbate violence experienced at home.
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.
Iona Senior Service
The Senior Service responds to the growing need and number of people 60 years and older. It helps both frail and active older persons stay independent and involved in the community by providing a wide variety of services.
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.
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.
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.
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