Champions of Dignity, Respect and Autonomy Since Day One

The Need

DC has one of the highest poverty rates in the country. Currently, there are 5,111 men, women and children experiencing homelessness in our nation’s capital, and the issue is particularly bad for Black and Latinx residents.

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Appreciation for our shared humanity and our sense of community has been a central pillar of our operations for over 50 years.

Our compassionate team of social workers, clinicians, instructors, volunteers and board members embody this commitment every day by serving, healing and upholding all members of our community.

Meet Our Team

Our team follows the example that Father John Adams set over 40 years ago. We are proud to carry on his legacy.

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Meet Our Board

The SOME Board of Directors helps uphold our mission while championing effective organizational planning, operations and growth.


Restoring Health & Wellness Through Our Essential Services

Many of our clients come to us with urgent needs. After meeting their short-term needs and establishing trust, we turn our focus to their long-term needs. We customize individual care pathways that meet their physical, emotional, social, financial, spiritual and behavioral needs. This wraparound approach leverages our five comprehensive service areas: housing, emergency and social services, healthcare, education and workforce development as well as advocacy. By focusing on the whole person we are restoring health and wellness and promoting long-term resilience.

Get in Touch

Visit our Contact page to find out who best to direct your inquiry to. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Media Inquiries

For media requests or photography and filming inquiries:


Noelle Motley
Vice President of Marketing and Communications

It’s because of supporters like you that we’re able to provide essential assistance to our DC neighbors.

Over 89.5% of every dollar donated goes directly to our lifesaving services. Help us amplify our impact by donating today.