Our Commitment to Combat Racism and Promote Equity

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 remain committed to doing everything in our power to build an equitable society.

The majority of women who come to Calvary are Black and face the staggering consequences of racism, sexism, and intergenerational poverty as they work to overcome homelessness. Calvary strives to ensure safety for all who come to our doors and to create a space where each person is seen, heard, supported, and welcomed for who she is.

We must and will continue to work together with others in our community to build a future that embraces equity and diversity.

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May 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update

Every day, we learn more about COVID-19. With all of the uncertainty during this unprecedented crisis, Calvary Women’s Services’ priority is still the same as it has always been: ensuring the heal…
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…
February 28, 2020

Calvary Women’s Services Chosen as Site for…

  For Immediate Release Contact: Jeannette O’Connor, 202-302-3268, jeannetteoc@woodsidepark.us On March 5, Dozens of Female Veterans will Transform Calvary’s Outdoor and Indoor Spaces Washing…