Senior Services

SOME Senior Services offers programs that maintain the health and wellbeing of seniors in the District, helping them to remain in independent in their homes and communities as long as possible, safely and with dignity.

SOME’s Senior Center
  • SOME’s Senior Center, located in Ward 8, offers exciting health, wellness, and recreational activities and links participants to supportive services. Activities include, but are not limited to, fitness classes, health and wellness seminars, senior advocacy workgroups, and community trips (museums, shopping, etc.). Lunch is provided daily. Transportation is provided for residents of Wards 6, 7, and 8.

Enroll: Call 202.235.1492
Location: 1667 Good Hope Road, SE
Hours: 10:00am to 2:00pm, Mondays through Fridays *Activities are being held virtually during COVID*
Eligibility: Participants must be a resident of DC, age 60 or over, capable of self-care, and without a diagnosis of dementia and/or memory loss.

Homebound Senior Program
  • The Homebound Program offers long-term, intensive case management to seniors in their home. Case management support services include regular needs assessments, weekly calls, links to community resources, accompaniment to doctor appointments, and other practical assistance to support senior residents living in Wards 5, 6, 7, and 8 successfully age-in-place.

Get on the Waitlist: Call 202.701.1238
Eligibility: Participants must be a resident of DC in Ward 5, 6, 7, or 8, age 60 or over,  and in need of case management services. Participants must not be receiving services from an EPD Waiver Program.

SOME Senior Summer Camp
  • SOME offers an annual Senior Summer Camp for senior citizens in need of rest and relaxation but are unable to afford a vacation. This week-long retreat is offered twice each summer and located at a beautiful country house in West Virginia.

Please note that this program is on hold during COVID.

Location: West Virginia
Hours: Camp takes place over two weeks in July
Eligibility: Participants must be age 65 or older, physically independent, provide a medical form from a doctor, and provide proof of income.
Questions? Call 202.797.8806

For information on affordable housing for seniors, click here.

For information on temporary, emergency housing for abused and/or neglected seniors, click here.