Calvary has a blog!

We’re starting this blog to keep you—the volunteer, donor, or casual non-profit blog surfer—in the loop about Calvary Women’s Services.

If you don’t know already, Calvary is a non-profit organization in Washington, DC, that provides housing and support services to homeless women.  A lot goes on at our three housing programs.  We offer a wide range of services–from nutritious meals to mental health services to skill-building classes– to help women move out of homelessness and into stable housing.

On this blog, we’ll post news and updates about our programs.  We’ll also share some of the women’s successes: sixty percent who come to Calvary move into their own homes.

In addition, we want this blog to educate about broader issues that women at Calvary’s programs face, such as homelessness, mental illness and substance addiction.  We’ll offer our insight about current events that impact the women Calvary serves—from the national debate on health care to the latest research on addiction recovery.

Our blog is meant to start conversations both online and off.  We welcome you to join in by commenting or submitting a post, and if you’re really excited about getting involved with this blog, email information@calvaryservices.net to find out how to become a media volunteer.

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August 17, 2020

In This Together

Since the first day of the lockdown, we knew that you would stand by our side when we needed you most. Over the last few months, we have been overwhelmed by the support we have received. It’s been…
December 21, 2020

More Than Relapse Prevention

The RPG facilitator, Ms. Monroe, always writes inspiring messages and quotes on the board for the women at Calvary. Akeela starts a new job in January 2021. Reflecting back on her time at Calvary she…
November 4, 2020

Let's Be Strong(Her) Together

Help us be Strong(Her) together by completing one, two, or all of the Strong(Her) Challenges. Donate to the Strong(Her) Fund Donations are critical during this time. We are still spending an addition…