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…
January 23, 2013

A Chance to Start Over

Anna is just one of the women who has used Calvary’s STRIDE program to build a better future for herself and her family.  STRIDE – Search Together to Resume Dignified Employment – offers women…
August 21, 2012

Janet's Story

Janet* knows she made mistakes in her life, but by the time she came to Calvary, she was ready to turn her life around. “When I was on drugs, I abused myself so bad,” she told me. “I got put out…
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