Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“Gray has pledged $100 million to create or preserve 10,000 affordable housing units by 2020.” D.C. affordable housing plans from Vincent Gray (WJLA)

“Nationwide, states have cut spending for treating mental illness in the past decade, resulting in longer waits for outpatient care and fewer inpatient beds.” A Son’s Death Reveals Chasms In Emergency Mental Health Care (NPR)

“Since 2010, the total number of homeless people has dropped 6 percent, from 649,917.” Homelessness drops for third straight year in US (Washington Post)

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July 8, 2020

Become a Partner for Tomorrow and increase yo…

Let’s be frank: the past few months have been hard on all of us. But for the women living at Calvary, it has been particularly perilous. For many of the women, much of the progress they have made to…
June 16, 2020

UPDATED: Urgent Needs Wish List

56% of the women living at Calvary have lost their jobs due to the pandemic. Without their income, even basic items that they need can become a new source of stress in their life. Calvary’s life-sav…
June 2, 2020

Our Commitment to Combat Racism and Promote E…

Calvary Women’s Services stands with those raising their voices across the country and in our city to oppose systemic and institutional racism and acts of injustice against Black Americans. We remai…