January 12, 2018

2017 In Review: Day Six

This week, we’re excited to highlight six posts from Elaine Johnson, the coordinator of LEAP (our Life skills, Education and Arts Program). We asked her to write about her five favorite moments…
December 20, 2017

I'll be (in my own) home for the holidays

Just in time for Christmas, Jane will be moving out of homelessness and into her own home. She has spent much of 2017 at Calvary Women’s Services, working on improving her health, reconnecting with…
June 15, 2017

Taking a Leading Role on Women’s Homelessne…

Written by Kris Thompson, Executive Director, Calvary Women’s Services On Friday, June 9th, Calvary hosted a meeting of the Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH)* Women’s Task Force. I was…
June 9, 2016

Empowering Women to Change their Lives

A guest post from our 2016 Hope Awards Dinner Honoree, Erica May-Scherzer. By operating the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline, we know homelessness is a vulnerability traffick…
August 18, 2015

Looking at Homelessness in DC

If you live in Washington, DC, you probably encounter homelessness on a regular basis. Maybe you see someone sleeping on a bench in a public park, read a story online about a new housing initiative, o…
August 5, 2014

National Conference Focuses on “Employment…

By Jen Van Ness First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a keynote address during the conference on efforts to end homelessness for veterans. Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 National Con…
October 18, 2013

Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“’It’s OK to have a voice,’ she said. ‘Your voice has been silenced for years. You can remain anonymous, but you can have a voice.’”  Domestic Violence Survivor Helps Abused Women Regai…
June 17, 2013

JC Hayward Features Calvary Women's Services…

Calvary Women’s Services was featured today on WUSA 9’s Hero Central – a segment that highlights those who give of themselves to help others. Hero Central is hosted by longtime Calva…
May 21, 2013

Increasing Digital Resources for People Who a…

Last month, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced the winner of their Project REACH (Real-time Electronic Access for Caregivers and the Homeless) initiative: a mobile application that provide…
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