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As children, many of us daydream about growing up, moving out on our own and starting to live independently. For Noelia, a current SOME resident, the transition to independence was sudden and frightening. At age 16, she and her two ...

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Because of public-private partnerships, and the vision of nonprofit organizations such as SOME, 1,128 formerly homeless families were living in permanent housing during the official, 2015 count, an increase of 270 families in only one ...

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For several years, the District provided DC-contracted shelter to families only on nights when the temperature or wind chill fell to 32 degrees or below. That restrictive policy left many families living in vehicles or stairways or ...

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This is the first in a three-part series exploring the causes of family homelessness, plans to shelter homeless families this winter, and ways to help. “What’s going on?” It seems that every winter, we hear in the media that ...

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Do you remember how you felt on the first day of school? Were you excited to see your friends and get started? For many children and teens living in SOME’s affordable housing, this excitement is mingled with the stress of standing ...

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Our guests and volunteers had a wonderful time at Gourmet Symphony’s Taste Your Music events in SOME’s Dining Room on August 19 and July 24! Taste Your Music is a project that brings culinary concert programs to organizations like ...

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In 2014, The National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH), in conjunction with George Washington University’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, conducted a study entitled “Discrimination and Economic ...

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Suppose you live in Washington, DC, and although you and your spouse work at several part-time jobs, your gross household income for a family of four is $32,250 or less. For many years, you had a choice among thousands of rental units ...

Road to Recovery

Did you know September is National Recovery Month? It is a time, to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use issues and to celebrate with the people who recover. At SOME, we partner with these quiet heroes every ...

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On July 29, leaders from the District’s government, business and charitable communities joined SOME for the ceremonial groundbreaking of our site on Benning Road in NE, DC. Named The Conway Center in honor of Joanne Conway and ...

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