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  • 6th Annual Jobs and Training Literacy Fair

    Join the Coalition for the Homeless in helping homeless individuals, veterans, and low income individuals receive training and/or find employment.

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  • Dancing to Help the Homeless

    The First Annual Stepping out for the Homeless Dance was a great success. The next Stepping Out for the Homeless is on November 7th, 2014.

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  • 2013 Annual Report

    Learn about the great work we've done over the past year!

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The Coalition for the Homeless is a non-profit organization in the District of Columbia that provides shelter and supportive services to more than 500 homeless individuals and families who are residents in the District of Columbia. The Coalition is always working on activities and solutions in the community to help eliminate homelessness.

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The Coalition for the Homeless is a non-profit organization in the District of Columbia that provides specialized transitional housing assistance, permanent housing at two locations for individuals and families, emergency shelter and housing. We invite you to learn more about our programs, services, general eligibility criteria and admission requirements.

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Dancing to Help the Homeless


The First Annual STEPPING OUT FOR THE HOMELESS™ dance, held on Friday, October 25, 2013 in support of the Fannie Mae's Help the Homeles..

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Staff & Volunteers Recognized at Annual Meeting


Thank you Volunteers and Staff! The Coalition for the Homeless held its Annual Volunteer and Staff Reception at St. Francis Hall in Washingto..

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5th Annual Jobs Fair


The 5th Annual Jobs and Training Literacy Fair was a huge success, attracting over 21 employers and 264 job applicants. As part of the Coal..

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Graduating to a Better Life

The Story of Mirza

When Mr. Mirza Beg entered the Emery Work Bed Program he was unemployed and had no source of income. His commitment to moving ahead in his life was evident. Mr. Beg entered the shelter and found part-time employment at a Sbarro’s Pizzeria within a month. In addition, he was accepted into the Medical Assistant Training Program on August 20, 2013. Mr. Beg has been enrolled in training for the past 4 months and is an “A” student with excellent attendance. The staff at the Emery Work Bed Program is looking forward to attending his graduation.

Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization registered with the Internal Revenue Service/Department of the Treasury.



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