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SOME’s Senior Summer Camp is in full swing! This annual event was established in 1980 to offer a week-long respite for low-income seniors, many of whom have never been on vacation. The vacation takes place at a beautiful air ...

We know from experience that graduates of the SOME Center for Employment Training (CET) are better able to succeed in their jobs and advance in their careers when they have strong math and reading skills that they can apply on the job. ...

A veteran of the Army, Teawna served our country proudly and faithfully. However, despite her best efforts, with employment sporadic, homelessness became a reality. Teawna and her five-month-old daughter, Aniyah, found themselves ...

  • June 17, 2016 -

SOME is honored to be a Washington Post Top Workplace for a second consecutive year. SOME was awarded a Top Workplaces designation based on feedback collected from staff through an anonymous survey. SOME scored above the benchmark for ...

The SOME Center for Employment Training (SOME CET) Spring Commencement Ceremony was held on Friday, June 3. Forty-five graduates were honored, as well as 24 previous graduates who had retained their employment for one year. ...

This month, we began pouring the foundation for The Conway Center, our soon-to-be 320,000 square foot building. Following months of excavation when crews burrowed three stories underground, this marks the beginning of a construction ...

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments released its 2016 Regional Homelessness Enumeration Report showing that the number of literally homeless persons in DC rose from 7,298 in 2015 to 8,350 in 2016. This is an increase of ...

In 1986, SOME opened Isaiah House, a day program for men and women who were experiencing both homelessness and severe and persistent mental illness. Thirty years later, Isaiah House is going strong, providing services and a community ...

Ms. Clarice recently moved from Kuehner Place [for Abused and Neglected Elderly] into an apartment at Kuehner House. Prior to coming to SOME, she had not had a place of her own for over two years. During that period, every time that ...

On Saturday, April 9, My Girlfriend’s House refurbished and redecorated SOME’s Zagami House, an affordable apartment complex for 12 formerly homeless families. Over 150 volunteers completely transformed the apartments and common ...

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