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Category:Mental Health
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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Courtney’s House

Address: Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 525-1426


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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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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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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District of Columbia Department on Disability Services

Address: 250 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20024

Phone: (202) 730 1700

Fax: (202) 730-1843

Details: Organization is committed to helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Protects individuals from harm, safeguarding their health and wellness, and certifying the performance of services. A team of professionals…

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Growing Hands

Address: 330 Oxon Run Road, Washington, DC 20032

Phone: 202 904-1338


Details: Family and friends classes on coping mechanisms, and strategies for dealing with mental illness. Group support sessions for family, friends, and staff to share experiences.

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The Campbell Center

Address: 1231-B Good Hope Road SE, Washington, DC 20020

Phone: (202) 241-7316



Details: A peer-run resource center for individuals living with mental health challenges.  Highly trained Peer Specialists use environmental approaches to provide participants with a full range of support through resources and referrals,…

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Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

Address:  1825 K Street NW, Suite 1103,  Washington, DC 20006

Phone: (202) 454-6400

Fax: (202) 955-6401


Details:  Since 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been dedicated to helping people of all ages, who are blind or visually impaired in the greater Washington, DC region, remain…

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Bethesda Cares

Address:  7728 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone:  (301) 907-9244

Fax: (301) 652-1781


Details:  Community outreach for the homeless and a safety net for those at risk of eviction or utility shut-off.  Services include:  outreach, emergency assistance, meal program, clothing closet, prescription assistance and psychiatric services….

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Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive (H.I.P.S.)

Address:  1309 Rhode Island Avenue, NE , #2B, Washington, DC, 20018

Phone: (202) 232-8150

Hotline: 1-800-676-HIPS



Details: Provides comprehensive program for  sex workers, drug users and their communities.  Services include: education, advocacy, crisis response, treatment adherence, HIV/HCV testing, syringe access, hotline, LGBT hotline, support groups,…

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The Person Center

Address:  4115 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 104, Washington, DC 20016

Phone:  (202) 365-8213



Details:  Provides services for African immigrant survivors of domestic violence and war trauma.

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Ramona’s Way

Address:  United Medical Center – 1328 Southern Avenue, SE, Suite 311, Washington, DC 20032

Phone: (202) 257-6790  (24-hr hotline)


Details:  Provides holistic services to women who abuse substances and are survivors of emotional, physical and/or sexual abuse.  Services include: crisis intervention, counseling and…

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Catholic Charities

Address:  924 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office:  (202) 722-4300


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


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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Samaritan Inns

Address:  2523 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 667-8831

Fax: (202) 667-8026


Details: Provides housing and recovery services to homeless men, women and families dealing with substance abuse issues.

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DC Doors

Address:  1545 6th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office: (202) 518-6605

Fax: (202) 518-0055


Details:  Offers the Latino Transitional Housing Partnership (LTHP), an 18-month transitional housing program for single women and families and Shelter Plus Care, a permanent supportive housing program  for dually diagnosed…

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My Sister’s Place

Address: P.O. Box 29596 Washington, DC 20017

Office: (202) 529-5261

Fax: (202) 529-5984

Hotline: (202) 529-5991


Details:  Provides supportive programs, counseling, education and advocacy to all survivors of domestic violence.  Offers confidential emergency shelter and transitional-to-permanent housing to battered women and their children.

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Community of Hope

Address:  2250 Champlain Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 232-9022


Details:  Provides healthcare, housing, supportive services and educational programs including: medical, dental, and behavioral health; temporary and supportive housing.

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Walker Jones Clinic

Address:  40 Patterson Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

Office: (202) 354-1120

Fax: (202) 478-0608


Details: Provides medical and dental care regardless of ability to pay

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Howard University Hospital C.A.R.E.S. Program

Address:  2041 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20060

Office:  (202) 806-4564

Fax: (202) 865-4850


Details:  Provides medical and HIV related services to the community including:  primary care; specialty care; dental health; case management; mental health; nutritional counseling; treatment adherence counseling; HIV testing and counseling.

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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


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

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Health Services for Children (HSC)

Address: 1025 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

Office: (202) 467-2737


Details: Provides children and young adults with special needs with managed care through a network that coordinates health, social, and education services including: individualized care management; 24-hour care coordination; outreach services; respite care; medically necessary…

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Connections Therapy Center

Address: 9470 Annapolis Road, Suite 416, Lanham, MD 20706

Office: 301-577-4333

Alternate location:  3849 Alabama Ave  SE, Washington, DC 20020

Alternate phone: 202-561-1110


Details:  Provides occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech and language pathology for special needs children.

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Gospel Rescue Ministries – Treatment Program

Address:  810 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office: (202) 842-1731

Fax: (202) 898-0285


Details:  Provides holistic addiction treatment programs for men and women.  Services include:  remedial education, psychological support, family participation, physical development, vocational support, aftercare and one-on-one evaluation/ counseling.

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CHAMPS (Child and Adolescent Mobile Psychiatric Service)

Address: 1001 Lawrence Street NE, Washington, DC 20017

Office: (202) 481-1440


Details:  Provides mobile emergency service for families and children experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis in the District of Columbia. This service is provided at no cost to District residents and is available 24…

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Federal City Recovery Services

Address: 316 F Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

Office: (202) 548-8460

Alternate Location: 425 Second Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Alternate Phone: (202) 459-4561


Details:  Provides support for individuals dealing with substance use, including: residential treatment;  youth substance abuse treatment; supportive housing; case management; job readiness,…

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APRA Assessment and Referral Center (The ARC)

Address:  70 N Street NE, Washington, ,DC 20002

Office:  (202) 727-8473

Fax:  (202) 727-8411


Details:  Conducts assessment and referrals for appropriate levels of substance abuse treatment including outpatient, intensive outpatient, residential, detoxification and stabilization, and medication assisted therapy.  Targeted to District residents and families coping with the disease…

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Green Door

Address:  1221 Taylor Street NW, Washington, DC 20011

Office:  (202) 464-9200


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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Address:  6323 Georgia Avenue NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20011

Office: (202) 525-4771

Details:  Mental health clinic

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Latin American Youth Center

Address:  1419 Columbia Road  NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office:  (202) 319-2225

Fax: (202) 462-5696


Details:  Offers multi-service, comprehensive, and bilingual enrichment, prevention, and intervention programs and opportunities in education, workforce readiness, housing, community building, mental health services, arts, and healthy recreation.

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Creative Ways Therapy

Address:  1443 Euclid Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office:  (202) 670-5947

Details:  Therapy practice specializing in the following issues:  anger management, anxiety, attention deficit (ADHD), depression, domestic violence, grief and loss, children, adolescents, life coaching, relationships,  trauma and PSTD.

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API Associates, Inc.

Address:  7826 Eastern Avenue NW, Suite LL18, Washington, DC 20012  (Located in the Terra Nova Building)

Office:  (202) 291-0912

Fax:  (202) 291-9680


Details:  Provides crisis management; drug and alcohol rehabilitation; parenting skills training; mentoring; behavioral management; educational support services;  and wrap-around intervention.

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Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care

Address:  3912 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011

Office: (202) 483-8196


Details:  Family health/dental care, Social Services, HIV Testing, Mental Health, Home Visits, Nutrition Programs, Mama Baby Bus, Adolescent Health, Health Access Programs, Fatherhood support, Teen after-school program, Senior program, Family literacy, Child…

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Us Helping Us

Address: 3636 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20010

Office: (202) 446-1100

Fax: (202) 204-0806

Clinical Fax:  (202) 204-0809


Details:  Offers HIV and STD testing,  support, counseling, groups, outreach and case management.  Services are targeted to gay, African-American men but is available to the community.

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The Women’s Collective

Address:  1331 Rhode Island Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20018

Office:  (202) 483-7003

Fax:  (202) 483-7330


Details:  Provides case management, clothing, support therapy, emergency assistance,  support groups, education and awareness for women who are living with HIV.

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Community Connections

Address:  801 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20003

Office:  (202) 546-1512

Fax:  (202) 544-5365


Details:  Comprehensive mental health services for adults, families and youth including:  initial assessment, psychiatric clinic, trauma recovery, community support, day program, crisis services and individual treatment plans.

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Crawford Consulting and Mental Health Services, Inc.

Address:  6490 Landover Rd. Ste E.,  Cheverly, MD 20785

Office: (301) 341-5111

Fax:  (301) 341-5211

Alternate Location:  2412 Minnesota Avenue SE,  Suite 303, Washington, DC 20020

Alternate phone:  (202) 688-3580


Details:  Provides multi-cultural and holistic mental health services including: individual and family therapy; grief therapy; cognitive…

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Spanish Catholic Center

Address: 1618 Monroe Street NW, Washington, DC 20010

Office:  (202) 939-2400


Details:  Provides services within five separate areas: 1) medical and dental, 2) civic/immigration, 3) social services/case management and homelessness prevention (mental health counseling, women’s support groups, food provision, referrals to shelters and…

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Wendt Center for Loss and Healing

Address:  4201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20008

Office: (202) 624-0010

Fax:  (202) 624-0062


Details:  Provides mental health services, case management, training, education, and crisis response to adults and children dealing with loss. Runs summer bereavement camp for youth and teens.

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DC Department of Mental Health – ACCESS Help Line

Office:  1-888-793-4357

For Crisis response/Family Stabilization: (202) 832-2540

Details:  Mental health professionals offer help with problem solving, addressing concerns, obtaining emergency treatment, and advice on how to seek additional mental health resources, referrals  24 hours, 7 days a week.

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Psychiatric Institute of Washington (PIW)

Address:  4228 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016

Office:  (202) 885-5600

Toll free:  800-369-2273


Details:  Provides comprehensive behavioral healthcare for children, adolescents, adults and senior adults suffering from mental health and addictive illnesses.   Services include:  evaluation and treatment of children ages 5-12;  treatment…

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Address:  802 Rhode Island Avenue NE, Washington, DC  20002

Office: (202) 832-8336


Details:  Provides confidential alcohol and drug treatment which includes: case management, job readiness, emergency needs and referrals for other services.  Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.

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Hillcrest Children’s Center

Address: 1244 Taylor Street NW, Washington, DC 20011

Office:  (202) 232-6100

Fax: (202) 483-4560

Website:  or

Details:  Provides primary prevention and mental health services including:  individual, group and family therapy; psychiatric evaluation; parent education; anger and stress management; youth substance abuse treatment…

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Family and Medical Counseling Services

Address:  2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Suite M-8, Washington, DC 20020

Office:  (202) 889-7900

Fax:  (202) 610-3095


Details:  Provides medical case management;  HIV/AIDS testing and prevention;  support groups; substance abuse counseling;  individual, family, couple and group therapy; nutrition therapy and food bank…

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Andromeda Transcultural Health

Address:  1400 Decatur Street NW, Washington, DC 20011

Office:  (202) 291-4707


Details:  Provides medical and mental health services for low-income and/or immigrant population.  Counseling (individual, family and group), psychiatry, medication management, child psychiatry,  free HIV testing,  Project Orion medical mobile outreach, evaluation for…

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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


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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