Veteran Services Division

  • Emily Carpenter,

    Veteran Services Division Director Veteran Services Division 202.248.2801

    Emily Carpenter came to Friendship Place in January of 2013 as a case manager with the Veterans First program. In July 2014, she helped start a pilot program that helped veteran families experiencing homelessness in Prince George’s county. She was promoted to Project Coordinator for the Veterans First team in July 2015. Emily then served as the Assistant Director for the Veterans First program for over 3 years before becoming the Division Director in June 2019. Prior to working at Friendship Place Emily completed a year of service at another agency in DC that is committed to ending chronic homelessness.

    Emily graduated from Villanova University with a BA in Psychology, a concentration in Peace and Justice studies, and a minor in Spanish.

  • Jonathan Whitted,

    Assistant Director Veteran Services Division 202.248.2801
  • Brendan Haley,

    Veteran Services Division Assistant Director Veteran Services Division 202.248.2801

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. Questions? Please feel free to call our fundraising office, 202.503.2970.

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