Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • Story from the New York Times about how homelessness in American is changing: http://nyti.ms/zGHGwH
  • A California woman left a legacy to ensure people who were homeless in her community could get the support they needed: http://huff.to/ywRxBY
  • Homelessness puts people at risk in so many ways – a man in Northern Virginia died in a fire this week after trying to shelter himself in an abandoned building. http://wapo.st/wOf4CI
  • More on Congress’s re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act: http://huff.to/yYc3m9

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November 26, 2019

Calvary Women’s Services Opens New Housing…

Photos taken of the new Reach Up site during move-in day. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calvary Women’s Services today announced the opening of a new housing program, Reach Up. As winter approaches and tempe…
October 2, 2019

Dana's Story

“I never thought that I would be in this kind of situation, but when you love someone you make excuses.” For over five years, Dana had been living with her partner. She cared deeply for him, even…
November 6, 2019

Felicia Recalls Her First Days at Calvary

“When I saw the bed made for me I knew I was in the right place. I felt lucky and blessed, and I knew this journey was going to be great.”  Felicia thinks back fondly on those first days…