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Friendship Place is the premier provider of housing services for people experiencing homelessness in the Washington DC region. Our innovative, customized, person-focused programs produce demonstrative and lasting results. We empower our participants to rebuild their lives, find homes, get jobs and reconnect with friends, family and the community, permanently.

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Featured Story

Meet Aja

“I received a call the next day, and was out of the shelter by the end of the week.”   U.S. Veteran Aja Ford, who served five years in the…

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    Power Up: A Celebration

    On an autumn afternoon at Busboys & Poets downtown, a dozen formerly homeless parents in Friendship Place’s Power Up program gathered for a luncheon to mark the progress they have…

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  • President's Blog

    Testimony on the Eviction with Dignity Act of 2018

    On September 24, 2018, Friendship Place President & CEO Jean Michel Giraud gave the following testimony on the Eviction with Dignity Act of 2018 before the District of Columbia Committee…

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    A steadfast friend

    Heidi Yacker is one of the most loyal and steadfast friends Friendship Place has ever had. While serving as a volunteer during the past five years, she has been a…

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Your Donation Helps End Homelessness!

Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2017, Friendship Place’s programs collectively ended or prevented homelessness for 3,600 people through creative, customized housing solutions, and empowered 290 people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to get jobs through innovative, state-of-the-art job placement services. Make a donation today in support of our work to end homelessness.

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