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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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    Ending homelessness by 2020

    Have you heard about the plan to end homelessness in DC? There’s a plan to end homelessness in the District of Columbia. Mayor Bowser announced the kickoff of the Homeward…

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  • Community

    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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Your Donation Helps End Homelessness!

Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2018, our programs ended or prevented homelessness for more than 1,500 people, including 472 children in families and 439 veterans. We empowered 226 people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to get jobs through innovative, state-of-the-art job placement services. Friendship Place's programs collectively served a total of 3,770 people in 2018. Make a donation today in support of our work to end homelessness.

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