Aiming higher: DC nonprofit’s program expands into DC’s ‘Jobs First’ pilot
A participant in Friendship Place’s AimHire program attends a job fair. (Photo courtesy of Friendship Place) By Annemarie Cuccia on May 13, 2022 Last updated May 13, 2022 Yulyia Demetria needed a job. She didn’t…Read More
Understanding their LGBTQ clients is important to the people at Friendship Place
By John Kelly Columnist January 4, 2022 at 1:29 p.m. EST The Pride flag is pretty, but if there isn’t an understanding of how to treat the people it represents,…Read More
At the Brooks, a temporary home for District families in need
Perspective by John Kelly Columnist December 28, 2021 at 3:15 p.m. EST The Brooks, which provides short-term housing for District families in need, opened in April 2020. Operated by Friendship Place,…Read More
‘Gregory has an apartment’: Friendship Place helps a man into his own home
Perspective by John Kelly Columnist December 20, 2021 at 12:56 p.m. EST Gregory, 35, looks out the window of his new D.C. apartment. After living on the streets for years, he…Read More
All are welcome at Friendship Place, whatever their needs
Perspective by John Kelly Columnist November 24, 2021 at 5:27 p.m. EST Maisha Pinkard is the Welcome Center division director at Friendship Place, a charity in Northwest D.C. that helps people…Read More
Friendship Place Receives $2.5 Million Bezos Day 1 Families Fund Grant to End Homelessness
Day 1 Families Fund grants $105.9 million to 42 nonprofits helping families gain housing support and stability WASHINGTON, D.C. – (December 9, 2020): Friendship Place, the nonprofit leading the…Read More
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