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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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Meet Andre Brinson

Andre Brinson is familiar with the streets of DC, and the challenges they present. Born in Southeast, in the projects, he grew up in an area permeated with drugs and…

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    We are supporting The Way Home Campaign this week, and we’d need your help to spread the word and TAKE ACTION! The Mayor’s proposed budget includes no new housing vouchers,…

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    Celebrating Acts of Kindness: 2024 Friendship Place Honors

    In a world often marked by division and discord, moments of genuine kindness and compassion shine as beacons of hope. It is these acts of generosity and empathy that remind…

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    Friendship Action Network (FAN):  March Update!

    Welcome to Oversight/Budget Season! There are SO many important things going on, and we really need your support.The mayor’s budget this year will be tight, and we need all the…

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Your Donation Helps End Homelessness!

Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2023, our programs ended or prevented homelessness for 4,993 people, including 1,507 children in families and 670 veterans. We empowered 167 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. Questions? Please feel free to call our fundraising office, 202.957.7834.

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