Ending Homelessness. Rebuilding Lives.

Hyperthermia Avoidance and Prevention

By Joanna DiBiase This time of year the DC weather is sweltering and humid; the perfect combination for hyperthermia. Friendship Place hopes to help avoid this dangerous condition through our services … Continue reading

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First Lady Challenges Mayors To End Veteran Homelessness

With so much being said and written about the Department of Veterans Affairs lately, it is great to see a national leader come out in support of the veterans and … Continue reading

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2013 Annual Report

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Helping Homeless Young Adults Find Their Way

Delia Goncalves of WUSA9 came out to AimHire to learn about our new Before Thirty program.

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Friendship Place Brings Hopeful Ending To Viral News Story

Those who watch WUSA9 daily may be familiar with Shontay Alexander, DC tent community resident and now beloved social media star. On Tuesday, WUSA9 reporter, Andrea McCarren found Shontay living … Continue reading

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Friendship Place Leads Local Veteran to the Finish Line

By Julia Robertson “Five years ago, I set four goals: to get a place of my own, one year’s sobriety, run a marathon and go to Disney World. I thought … Continue reading

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Meet our Friends: Emily and Youngja

Emily Bowe and Youngja Sherry now share a beautiful apartment together. Watch their video to find out more about their story!

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The Homeless Get Hired through AimHire Program

Click the picture to watch Mark Gordon’s Story Every week Mark Gordon takes calls from homeless people at the non-profit organization, Friendship Place. He knows how they feel. Following the Great … Continue reading

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On a Mission to End Homelessness

John Hines, Friendship Place Direct Housing Program Participant Mr. Hines is now off the streets. Through an innovative new rapid-solutions Friendship Place program called Direct Housing, he now has a … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Friendship Place Brings Veteran Out of the Darkness- Creating a Light for the Community

By Julia Robertson “I had it all planned out. I knew how long the rope needed to be and where the nearest hardware store was. I would do it at … Continue reading

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Street Sense Features Friendship Place

‘Volunteers Help Homeless Aim Higher’ Originally published in Street Sense Written by Morgan Austin, Street Sense Editorial Intern For the past 23 years, a nonprofit called Friendship Place has been … Continue reading

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DC Advocates Mobilize to End Homelessness

Faced with growing concerns about homelessness, several advocacy groups have mobilized in the last year to eradicate homelessness in the District. The advocates are energized and have established the kinds … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

200 Jobs Lift DC’s Homeless Residents Out of Poverty

Every week a steady flow of job seekers arrives at the new Wisconsin Avenue office of AimHire. Friendship Place launched the job placement program in June 2011 to respond to … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Innovative Campaign to End Chronic Homelessness in D.C. by 2017

Just over a week ago, Friendship Place, along with other DC area non-profit organizations, faith-based communities, residents and businesses came together to launch “The Way Home,” a campaign to end … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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