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LAYC Career Academy

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

Phone: (202) 319-2228

Website: www.laycca.org

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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Job Placement Program

Address: 4713 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC 20016

Phone: (202) 364-1419

Email: jhampton@cchfp.org

Details: an innovative job placement program utilizing the Friendship Place network of consumers, staff and volunteers to connect with potential employers and create jobs. You can expect:


  • career assessment

  • personal coaching

  • job preparation workshops

  • resume writing

  • basic computer skills…

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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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YWCA National Capital Area Career Education & Training Center

Address: 2303 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 626-0700

Fax: (202) 347-7381

Website: ywcanca.org

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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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

Website: www.ymcanca.org

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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La Cocina VA

Address:  1500 N Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207

Phone: (202) 316-5614

Website: http://lacocinava.org/index.php/our-programs/bilingual-culinary-training-program

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

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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

Website: http://careertechnical.edu/ 

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

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Catholic Charities

Address:  924 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office:  (202) 722-4300

Website:  www.catholiccharitiesdc.org

Details:  Provides a multitude of assistance programs for individuals across the DC Metropolitan area including:  food, medical and dental, employment readiness, adult education, emergency assistance, parenting support, shelter, housing and substance abuse.

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SOME (So Others Might Eat)

Address:  71 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office:  (202) 797-8806

Fax: (202) 265-3849

Website:  www.some.org 

Details:  Provides a range of services for the homeless and poor in Washington, DC.  Services include:  food, clothing, showers, housing, job training, addiction treatment, counseling and other supports.

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Hope and a Home

Address:  1439 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 387-7091

Fax: (202) 387-7097

Website: www.hopeandahome.org

Details:  Provides transitional housing that offers below-market rental units to homeless and low-income families for up to three years.  They also provide educational support for youth to help improve outcomes at school…

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Bread for the City

Address:  1525 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office: (202) 265-2400

Alternate location: 1640 Good Hope Road SE 20020

Alternate Phone: (202) 561-8587

Website: http://www.breadforthecity.org/

Details:  Provides comprehensive services, including food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services.

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Green Door

Address:  1221 Taylor Street NW, Washington, DC 20011

Office:  (202) 464-9200

Website:  http://www.greendoor.org/

Details:  Provides comprehensive services to meet the needs of individuals with mental illness.  Services include:  psychiatry, medication monitoring,  case management,  education services, housing support and employment readiness.

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