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
Return of In-Person Friendship Walk to End Homelessness to Improve Lives
Return of In-Person Friendship Walk to End Homelessness to Improve Lives Giving Hope to Every Person Experiencing Homelessness in DC Washington, DC, April 30, 2022— Friendship Place, the nonprofit leading the…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
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Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2020, our programs ended or prevented homelessness for 2,664 people, including 606 children in families and 661 veterans. We empowered 200 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 3,432 people in 2020. Make a donation today in support of our work to end homelessness. Questions? Please feel free to call our fundraising office, 202.503.2970.