September 27, 2022

First In-Person Community Walk a Huge Success

Calvary Women’s Services had an incredible turnout for the first in-person In This Together Community Walk! Over 90 supporters and friends came together at Anacostia Park on Saturday to walk t…
October 13, 2021

Sisters Rise: More Growth at Calvary!

We are thrilled to announce that Calvary Women’s Services is expanding! At a time when the need for programs like Calvary’s is on the rise, we are grateful to be a critical resource to our commun…
March 26, 2020

5 ways to help Calvary Women's Services right…

Calvary Women’s Services has kept our doors open for more than 35 years with the help of volunteers and donors like you. With your support, women have found a safe and caring home with Calvary Women…
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…
January 26, 2018

2017 Women's Need Assessment Report

On a given night, 882 unaccompanied women are experiencing homelessness in the District of Columbia. Recognizing that their experiences differ from those of men or of women in families, the DC Interag…
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…
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