Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“A lack of partitions . . . created an environment in which families with young children had insufficient privacy when changing and sleeping, ruled Administrative Law Judge John P. Dean.” Judge’s Ruling Complicates How DC Deals with Homeless Families on Freezing Nights (Washington Post)

“Between January and March 31 of this year, the coalition wants to end homelessness for 190 veterans, including 56 who are chronically homeless.” Veterans NOW Coalition On Track To House Over 400 Homeless Veterans in D.C. By March 31 (DCist)

“The retail cost of the materials to build the first six houses was somewhere between $10,000 and $12,000 per house, says Guidi. But many of the building materials were donated, and all of the labor was done in a massive volunteer effort.” Tiny houses for the homeless: an affordable trend catches on (Christian Science Monitor)

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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…
February 26, 2021

Calvary Women's Services Recognized with the…

Calvary Women’s Services is honored to have been recognized with the 2021 Nannie Helen Burroughs Humanitarian Award at the DC Courts’ Second Annual African American Impact Awards. Calvary’s…
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"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…