According to the 2017 Women’s Needs Assessment, nearly one in three women in DC indicate that violence is the cause of their homelessness. Women at Calvary with a history of domestic abuse have the space and support to heal physically and mentally.
Calvary’s staff nurse empowers women with the knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of the health and medical system. Our nurse meets with every woman who comes to Calvary to review their medical history and provide education about diagnoses, lab work, symptoms, and medications.
Our nurse partners with women and their case managers to coordinate medical appointments and follow-up treatment.
Calvary offers daily addiction recovery meetings for women who are working to maintain their sobriety. Meetings are facilitated by an addiction recovery counselor.
In 2022 alone, Calvary offered 531 individual and group therapy sessions provided onsite by a licensed therapist. 77% of women maintained their sobriety when participating in our substance addiction services.