Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • “A shortage of affordable housing for larger families with four or more children is a big factor behind crowded conditions at the District’s main family homeless shelter…” http://wapo.st/YJMTCL
  • How the Affordable Care Act will help increase access to mental health services: http://to.pbs.org/Wm9AJC
  • “…shopping for food, especially on a budget, is for many an equally daunting prospect.” http://wapo.st/WraRix
  • Learn how the sequestration will impact funding for job search assistance, violence against women, and more in your state: http://wapo.st/WvZ6az

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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…
November 7, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Ezell Battle

Ezell Battle has joined us this fall through the Oramenta Newsome Fellowship at our partner organization, LISC (the Local Initiatives Support Corporation). With her background in human services work,…
October 2, 2019

Our Wish List for Reach Up, Calvary's New Hou…

This fall, Calvary Women’s Services is growing. Over the next month, we will open up a new housing program called Reach Up that will expand our capacity by 80%. As we prepare to open our doors…