August 22, 2014

Sister Circle: An Overview

Calvary is known for its transitional housing programs and services, but we are also proud to help women achieve one of the most significant goals they set for themselves: permanent housing. Sister Ci…
July 30, 2014

Courage to Dream Again

One of the recent accomplishments Helen is proud of is overcoming her fears and making the decision to call Calvary a few months ago. “I love it here,” she says. Over the course of the last severa…
March 17, 2014

Lena's Story

After many years of abusing drugs, Lena knew she had to make a change. She began using drugs as a young adult, a habit that spiraled out of control after she married her husband. When he was incarcera…
February 26, 2014

Monica's Story

“When I came to Calvary, I knew this was my chance to better myself.” Monica moved to the Washington, DC area with her sister, but after a death in the family, she was left alone. She explains, …
January 29, 2014

A Leap of Faith

Ever since she was little, Tamara has struggled with many phobias. Years of instability in her early life led to a long struggle with anxiety, and her mental health issues contributed to her homelessn…
December 10, 2013

One Year at Good Hope Road: Jill's Story

Jill had survived many years of trauma and abusive relationships when she came to Calvary Women’s Services. She was in 6th grade when she dropped out of school and started using drugs. When she lost…
September 24, 2013

Beverly's Story

Beverly, right, cuts the ribbon at our opening ceremony last December. Beverly Sellers-Robinson, Calvary Women’s Services addiction recovery counselor, has been a long-time familiar face at Calvary.…
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…
June 4, 2013

A New Life

“I never thought I’d say it, but living at a shelter was the best thing that ever happened to me. I’m proud to say I was at Calvary. It set me free.” After many years of abusing drugs, Pau…
1 4 5 6 7 8 9

Latest Tweets