Our programs are designed to provide supportive services and linkages to youth, families and residents to prevent the occurrence of child abuse and neglect.
Information & referral
We help families and individuals get timely and up-to-date information about community resources to meet immediate and long-term needs such as emergency assistance, job training, employment, housing, childcare, substance abuse treatment, counseling and other necessary supports. Individuals may call us at (202) 722-1815 or walk-in to our 4420 Georgia Avenue location to request resource information.
Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA)
Community-based child-welfare services that reduce risk for families. Services include family support, case management, information and referral, crisis intervention, visitation, housing support, parent education, and community capacity building.
Family rehousing & STABILIZATION program (FRSP)
Housing relocation and comprehensive case management focused on access to permanent housing and the development of independent living skills needed for self-sufficiency.
show up stand out (suso)
SUSO is designed to reduce truancy among students in grades K – 8 in the following schools:
- Barnard Elementary School
- Bridges Public Charter School
- Brightwood Education Campus
- Dorothy Height Elementary School
- E. L. Haynes PCS (Elementary Campus)
- E. L. Haynes PCS (Middle School Campus)
- LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
- Raymond Education Campus
- Takoma Education Campus
- Truesdell Education Campus
- Whittier Education Campus
Activities include school and family engagement, family case management, parenting education, youth character-building groups and family activities.
community school initiative @ Roosevelt Senior high school (csi)
This initiative offers students and families support that extends beyond the classroom to meet non-educational needs such as social services, parent engagement and mental health care.
The objectives of a community school are to improve academic achievement; reduce absenteeism; build stronger relationships between students, parents, and communities; and improve the skills, capacity and well-being of the surrounding community residents.
partnership for success (pfs)
In partnership with select agencies, community based organizations and faith-based institutions; the program addresses two national prevention priorities in Ward 4 communities; underage drinking and youth marijuana use.