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SOME’s Family Services held its 4th annual Education & Employment Resource Fair on Saturday, January 9 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. “The goal of our resource fair is to expose families to opportunities that could ...

Time lapse video of The Conway Center construction site on Benning RoadCheck out our live feed of the construction site Excavation is underway at The Conway Center on Benning Road in NE,DC. Construction of the mixed-use, LEED-certified ...

Seeing Shanice could break your heart. Wrapped in layers of dirty clothing, she lived alone on the streets and was afraid to take medication for her serious mental illness. One freezing winter day, Shanice came to SOME’s Medical ...

  • December 15, 2015 -

The 2015 Homeless Memorial Vigil will be held on December 17 and the 2015 Homeless Memorial Service will take place on December 18. The Vigil and Service memorialize individuals who passed away in the preceding year while living on the ...

Thanks to your incredible outpouring of Thanksgiving support, we were able to distribute four times more Holiday Food Baskets to low-income families and individuals than we have in years past. We would like to recognize the following ...

Every winter, homeless people die on the streets and in the parks in DC. Here are some resources that you can use to help keep our homeless neighbors safe. Hypothermia Hotline: If you see a homeless person who is inadequately protected ...

  • November 12, 2015 -

Thanks to the District of Columbia Housing Authority for authoring and sharing this post. Franselene St. Jean raised her three younger siblings and her son, served one tour in Afghanistan and 12 years in the U.S. Navy, is about to ...

Terrence first learned about SOME at a service fair for the homeless. He visited SOME’s booth and signed up for a dental appointment. Terrence had gone for almost three years without proper medical care, and he was skeptical of the ...

2015 marks the 10th Anniversary of Independence Place, SOME’s first long-term affordable housing program for families. Philamena, an Independence Place resident, shares her story. I am a single mom with six children. I was four ...

Today is Childhood Hunger Awareness Day. Hunger is one of the dire consequences of poverty, and according to DC Hunger Solutions, “Every day in DC, more than one out of eight households faces a constant struggle against hunger, and ...

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