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LAYC Career Academy

Address: 3224 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 319-2228


Details: The LAYC Career Academy is an innovative school that provides students with college courses, career preparation in the healthcare and information technology fields, and a rigorous and flexible GED​ program. ​Through a…

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Support Groups for Parents Who Have Lost a Child DC-Chapter

Address: Carnegie building at Howard University. Corner of Howard Street NW, 6th Street NW

Phone: (202) 394-2851

Details: Support groups for parents who have lost a child. Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month

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DC Child Care Connections

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

Phone: (202) 862-1111


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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Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST)

Phone: 1(800) 355-2800



Details: The Adult Students in Scholastic Transistion scholarship is a non-discriminatory educational scholarship program for the benefit of non-traditional students. These include persons who are past high school age and who are entering college, university, or trade schools and/or…

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Advocate for Justice and Education, Inc. (AJE)

Address: 25 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 678-8062


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


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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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@

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


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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Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Heroin-Opioid Abuse

Locations: 2333 Ontario Road NW, Washington, DC

3912 Georgia Avenue NW Washington, DC

100 Gallatin Road NE Washington, DC

8706 Flower Avenue Silver Spring, MD

8908 Riggs Road Aadelphi, MD

Phone: (202) 483-8196


Details: program to help reduce and then stop substance abuse. Services include suboxone, care…

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YWCA National Capital Area Career Education & Training Center

Address: 2303 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 626-0700

Fax: (202) 347-7381


Details: services offered free of charge to DC residents free of charge that meet registration requirements. Course offerings include hotel and hospitality certification, computer skills, workforce development, and adult basic…

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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


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


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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DC Office of the Ombudsman for Public Education

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

Phone: (202) 741-0886


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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Job Preparation & Career Services, Education & Skill Building, Hotel & Hospitality Certificate Course, GED Preparation

Addres: 2303 14th Street NW Suite 100 Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 626-0700


Details: Free day, evening, and distance learning classes. Improve computer skills, master interview techniques, prepare a stand out resume & cover letter. Space is limited

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Mt Sinai Baptist Church

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

Phone Number: (571) 276-0401


Details: Offers free teen parenting classes,

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La Cocina VA

Address:  1500 N Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207

Phone: (202) 316-5614


Details: Provides culinary job training, English language classes, career readiness and job placement assistance.

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A Wider Circle

Mailing Address: 4808 Moorland Lane – Suite 802, Bethesda, MD 20814

Center for Community Service: 9159 Brookville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: (301) 608-3504

Fax: (301) 608-3508

Donation drop-off hours:  Monday through Saturday 9 am – 6 pm; Sunday 12 pm – 6 pm



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Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc. (AJE)

Address:  25 E Street NW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 678-8060

Toll Free: 1-888-327-8060


Details:  Provides programming to increase parental involvement in the education of children with special needs. Services include:  advocacy, parent training, parent support groups, parent information network (PIN), parent resource center…

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DC Public Library

Address(Central Library):  901 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 Please go on the website for a location near you.

Phone: (202)727-0321

TTY: (202) 727-2145


Details:  Provides DC residents with access to books and other forms of print and digital media; computers; training; adult literacy…

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Career Technical Institute

Address:  1101 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC  20005

Phone: (202) 467-4223

Toll Free: 1-888-516-5339


Details:  Offers high quality career training programs in office administration, healthcare services and information technology.

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YWCA-National Capital Area

Address:  2303 14th Street, NW Suite 100, Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 626-0700


Details:  Provides adult education and training; youth mentoring and development; health and wellness programs.

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Lice Happens

Phone: (443) 510-4480


Details: Provides community outreach to schools, daycare centers and other organizations to debunk the myths about lice and to aid in prevention and treatment of lice.

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Leaders First, Inc.

Address: 6204 Gothic Lane, Bowie, MD 20720

Phone: (202) 423-9897


Details:  Provides in-home services to support students, including: academic achievement, behavior management, tutoring, mentoring, educational assessment and professional development.

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