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Category:Youth Development
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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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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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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Camp Breathe Happy

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

Office: (202) 574-6789

Fax: (202) 373-5728


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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Spring Break 2017 Pictures

Spring Break 2017 Pictures Our Show Up Stand Out staff with parents and kids over the DCPS Spring Break.

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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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Just 4 Us Foundation

Address:  721 48th Street NE, Suite B, Washington, DC 20019

Phone: (202) 455-4371


Details:  Provides programming for children with special needs, at-risk youth, families and individual in the community. Services include: family reunification, housing support, youth development, cultural arts, homeless outreach and youth mental health first…

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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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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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Emory Beacon of Light, Inc.

Address: 6203 Piney Branch Road, NW, Washington, DC 20011

Phone: (202) 829-5732

Fax: (202) 829-5739


General email:

Details:  A community outreach organization, providing services to small business as well as community residents.  Services include: transitional housing, food pantry, immigration services, business assistance program and…

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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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Safe Takoma

Address:  6925 4th Street, NW , 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20012


Details:  A cross-jurisdictional  crime prevention program focused on the commercial and residential areas around Washington, DC’s Takoma Metro Station.  Program components include:  youth development, conflict resolution, peer mediation, community awareness and…

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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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Hope and a Home

Address:  1439 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 387-7091

Fax: (202) 387-7097


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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Lutheran Social Services of the National Capitol Area

Address:  4400 Georgia Avenue NW,  Washington, DC 20011

Office:  (202) 723-3000

Fax:  (202) 723-33003


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

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