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Help Me Grow District of Columbia

Phone: 1(800)-mom-baby

Details: help me grow DC is for children (ages 0-5) and pregnant women in DC. Help me grow DC connects families to the developmental and behavioral resources needed to give all children their best start.

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Courtney’s House

Address: Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 525-1426

Website: www.courtneyshouse.org

Details: Courtney’s House is a non-profit organization that is committed to providing a loving environment for girls and boys who are survivors of sex trafficking. Services are currently provided to children in the DC, Northern Virginia,…

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DC Child Care Connections

Address: 1725 Eye Street, NW Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20006

Phone: (202) 862-1111

Website: mychildcaredc.com

Details: DC Child Care Connections is committed to improving the quality of early care and education services for children and families in DC. Provides assistance with early education and out of…

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Advocate for Justice and Education, Inc. (AJE)

Address: 25 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 678-8062

Website: ww.aje-dc.com

Details: AJE’s mission is to educate parents, youth and the community about the laws governing public education, specifically for children with special needs. AJE works collaboratively with D.C. groups and agencies to provide…

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District of Columbia Parent Information Network (DCPIN)

Address: 1012 Pennsylvania Ave, SE Washington, DC 20003

Phone: (202) 678-8060

Fax: (202) 678-8062

Website: www.aje-dc.org

Details:  The goal of DCPIN is to connect children and youth between the ages of 0-21 with special health care needs to various systems of care through car coordination, parent to…

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National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)

Phone: toll-free 24/7 1(888) 3737-888

Website: www.TraffickingResourceCenter.org

email: NHTRC@PolarisProject.org

Details: call to report a potential case, get information or resources, request training or technical assistance, or receive referrals

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Office on Returning Citizen Affairs

Address: 2100 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Suite 100 Washington, DC 20020

Phone: (202) 715-7670

Fax: (202) 715-7672

Email: www.orca@ dc.gov

Details: the Mayors Office on Returning Citizen Affairs assists District returning residents with employment and career development: housing support, health, mental health, substance abuse, education and…

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Psychiatric Institute of Washington

Address: 4228 Wisconsin Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016

Phone: (202) 885-5610

Fax: (202) 885-5614

Website: www.psychinstitute.com

Details: provides 24/7 clinical assessment center that provides crisis stabilization, psychotherapy and psychopharmacology, individual and group therapy, family support, classroom educational services, therapeutic recreation activities, and more.

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Mayor’s Services Liaison Office (MSLO)

Address: Room JM-185 H. Carl Moultrie Courthouse

Phone: (202) 879-1904

Email: ora.graham@dc.gov

Details: the primary objectives are to support social workers, case workers, probation officers, attorneys by facilitating the delivery of social and related services to children and families involved in Family Court proceeding and provide information…

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Sasha Bruce Youthwork

Address: 741 8th Street SE Washington, DC 20003

Phone: (202) 547-7777 (hotline) (202) 675-93401 (general information)

Details: provides youth with safe homes, life skills and workforce and educational opportunities

 

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Bright Beginnings

Address: 128 M Street NW Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 842-9090

Fax: (202) 842-9095

Website: www.brightbeginningsinc.org

Details: dedicated to meeting the immediate needs of children and families living in homeless environments. Provides children with a safe, nurturing educational environments, prepares children to enter kindergarten ready to…

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Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA)

Address: 1419 Columbia RD. NW Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 319-2225

Website: www.layc-dc.org

Details: Empowers a diverse population of youth to achieve a successful transition into adulthood through multi-cultural, comprehensive, and innovative programs that address youth’s social, academic, and career needs.

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Safe Families for Children

Phone: (202) 670-1145

Website: www.dc127.org/referrals

email: regerrals@dc127.org

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DC Office of the Ombudsman for Public Education

Address: 441 4th Street NW, Suite 723N, Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 741-0886

Website: http://www.sboe.dc.gov/ombudsman

Details: We help parents and students who questions, concerns, and complaints about the DC Public Schools and DC Public Charter Schools. We respond to issues concerning bulling, harassment, safety, transportation, attendance,…

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Camp Breathe Happy

Address: 1310 Southern Ave SE Washington, D.C. 20032

Office: (202) 574-6789

Fax: (202) 373-5728

Website: www.breathedc.org/camp

Details: Overnight camp for kids with asthma ( free for ages 8-12 who are DC residents). Children will learn how to identify their asthma triggers, recognize signs of an asthma…

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Mt Sinai Baptist Church

Address: 1615 3rd Street NW Washington, D.C.

Phone Number: (571) 276-0401

Website: www.msbcdc.org

Details: Offers free teen parenting classes,

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Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA)

Address: 200 I Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Phone: (202) 442-6100

Child abuse and neglect hotline: (202) 671-SAFE (7233)

Website: cfsa.dc.gov

Details: The DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) is the public child welfare agency in the District of Columbia responsible for protecting child victims and…

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Family Matters of Greater Washington

Address:  425 Eye Street NW #700, Washington, DC 20001

Office:  (202) 289-1510

Fax:  (202) 518-8929

Website: http://www.familymattersdc.org/

Details:  Provides case management for children who have entered the foster care system and seeks to place them in a permanent home.  Summer camp for low-income youth ages 7-14.  …

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Kayla’s Village

Address:  3505 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20010

Office:  (301) 803-9768

Fax:  (301) 434-0463

Website:  http://kaylasvillage.org/

Details:  Provides training to parents, professionals and the community around issues such as child welfare, developmental stages, behavioral issues, child abuse, etc.  Also facilitates support groups for breast cancer, families…

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Adoptions Together – Post Permanency Family Center

Address:  900 Varnum Street NE, Washington, DC 20017

Office:  (202) 526-4802

Fax: (202) 526-4803

Website:  http://www.adoptionstogether.org/

Details:  Provides resources and support, including counseling, training and education, to birth, foster and adoptive parents.

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The Children’s Law Center

Address:  616 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office:  (202) 467-4900

Fax:  (202) 467-4949

Website:  http://www.childrenslawcenter.org

Details:  Represents children in foster care, foster parents and relative seeking foster care.  Legal assistance for issues such as child welfare, education, child custody, guardianship and adoption.  Represents individual clients…

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Lutheran Social Services of the National Capitol Area

Address:  4400 Georgia Avenue NW,  Washington, DC 20011

Office:  (202) 723-3000

Fax:  (202) 723-33003

Website:  https://www.lssnca.org/

Details:  Adoption assistance; foster care placement; post adoption search; Youth Haven Camp; teen retreats; parent workshops

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Foster and Adoptive Parents Advocacy Center (FAPAC)

Address:  6200 Second Street NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20011

Office: (202) 269-9441

Fax:  (202) 269-9451

Website:  http://www.dcfapac.org/index.html

Details:  Provides support for foster, kinship and adoptive parents.

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