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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The Story of Andre Tucker
Andre’ earned a degree in education, general studies and management from Virginia Western Community College, and in 2012 transferred to Howard University in hopes of pursuing a dual degree in sociology and political science. Sadly, due to financial issues he was unable to complete his education at Howard. With no place to live, he was homeless and entered the Emery Work Bed Program. He used his networking skills and found a job, enrolled back into school, and found housing. Andre’ currently attends the University of the District of Columbia where he is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Anthropology.