Friday Round-Up: this week in the news

  • A Letter to the Editor from Senator Cardin, who chaired the recent hearing about hate crimes against homeless men & women: http://bit.ly/9ErypJ
  • With hypothermia season starting in just two weeks, D.C. is expecting a 10% increase in shelter need this winter. http://wapo.st/asfsjA
  • In a disturbing trend, Virginia sees an increase in murders stemming from domestic violence. http://bit.ly/9OhgQf
  • World Mental Health was celebrated across the globe on October 10th. This man’s story gives us an important message – don’t be ashamed to seek help. http://bit.ly/byrJt0

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December 10, 2020

A Sweet Connection

Catherine, the owner of the Bakers’ Lounge, had never heard of Calvary Women’s Services before November, and now she is one of the reasons that the holidays have been so special for the women at C…
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…
March 12, 2021

"You have to be patient with yourself."

2020 was a tough year for Quiana. Quiana lost a close family member to COVID-19, was laid off from her job, and after leaving an abusive relationship she found herself homeless. Arriving at Calvary W…