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  • 2015 Annual Report

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

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  • 8th 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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  • Get ready for a night of great music, dancing and plenty of food and drinks to keep you moving!

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  • Thank you to our business partners!

    Thank you to our business partners, who in 2015 made it possible for the Coalition for the Homeless to serve individuals and families with children who are homeless and need supportive services.

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  • Children's Corner

    Please visit our Children's Corner to read how young people are making a difference!

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  • Success Story: Marcus Carter

    Read his story

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Helping to end Homelessness in D.C. 

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.

Job Fair 2016

Calling all employers to participate for free as a vendor at our job fair. Register online today!

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Are you a D.C. Resident in need of Shelter, Housing, or Emergency Services?

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


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Dancing is a form of self-expression. On November 6, 2015, there were over 200 ..

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Staff & Volunteers Recognized at Annual Meeting


Volunteering Does Make a Difference Each year, during out Annual Volunteer and Staff Reception the Coalition for the Homeless honors v..

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7th Annual Jobs Fair


The 7th Annual Jobs Training, and Educational Opportunity Fair Brings Hope! The Coalition for the Homeless is giving people hop..

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The Story of Marvin Roane

Mr. Roane entered the Emery Work Bed Program on September 26, 2014. He had no idea what to expect from living in a shelter environment. Eventually he settled down, felt more comfortable and started opening up to staff. He attended weekly substance abuse, housing and employment groups. Mr. Roane is a Brick Mason and is employed by Block By Block in Washington, D.C. While at Emery; he saved 30 percent of his income to put into the Coalition managed escrow savings account. He moved to permanent housing on March 16, 2015 and saved over $5,000 to help him get started. He felt good because prior to entering the program he had no savings. He now understands the importance of budgeting, money management, and having good credit. He says his self-esteem and confidence have improved and he feels better about himself as a man. Today, he is humble and giving back to the community.

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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