Burial Assistance by DC Department of Human Services (DHS)

The Burial Assistance Program provides a maximum of $1,000.00 towards the cost of a burial or $650.00 towards the cost of a cremation. Assistance is provided if the deceased is determined eligible and the total cost of the burial or cremation is no more than $2,000.00. The total cost of a burial for a deceased person requiring an oversized casket cannot exceed $3,000.00. Burial Assistance payments are made directly to the contract funeral home selected by the decedent’s next of...

645 H Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002

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Economic Security Administration (ESA) Benefits by DC Department of Human Services (DHS)

The Economic Security Administration (ESA) determines eligibility for benefits under the Temporary Cash Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medical Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps), Child Care Subsidy, Burial Assistance, Interim Disability Assistance. ESA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training Program (SNAP E&T) provide employment and training services to able-bodied adults without dependents who...

2100 Martin Luther King Avenue SE, Washington, DC, 20020

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Hospitality Institute by Covenant House Washington

The Hospitality Institute is an addition of CHGW’s existing workforce readiness curriculum created in partnership with Accenture, which provides an opportunity for youth to gain critical career skills through skills training, career coaching, and experiential learning. The six-week curriculum includes 29 hours of classroom and web-based professional skills training followed by on-the-job shadowing. After completing the six-week course, participants will have obtained industry...

2001 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC, 20020

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My DC Health Home by DC Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF)

On January 1, 2016, DHCF will launch a new benefit for Medicaid beneficiaries with mental health care needs, called My DC Health Home, that will help coordinate a person’s full array of health and social service needs—including primary and hospital health services; mental health care, substance abuse care and long-term care services and supports. My DC Health Homes are community-based mental health providers, as known as Core Services Agencies, which have hired nurses, primary...

441 4th Street NW, 900S, Washington, DC, 20001

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My Health GPS by DC Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF)

The District of Columbia’s (District) Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) is launching a care coordination benefit for Medicaid beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions, called My Health GPS. As part of the District’s My Health GPS program, interdisciplinary teams embedded in the primary care setting will serve as the central point for integrating and coordinating the full array of eligible beneficiaries’ primary, acute, behavioral health, and long-term services and...

441 4th Street NW, 900S, Washington, DC, 20001

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Parent and Adolescent Support (PASS) by DC Department of Human Services (DHS)

The Parent and Adolescent Support Services (PASS) Program works on behalf of some of the City’s most high-needs residents, with the ultimate goal of enhancing participating families’ ability to work effectively on their own when problems arise. PASS works with youth ages 10-17 who are committing status offenses (e.g., skipping school, running away from home, violating curfew, and/or being extremely disobedient), and it operates as a voluntary, early intervention program. The...

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Pre-Employment Program (PEP) by Bread for the City

Job Readiness Workshops Job Readiness Workshops operate for five week sessions, with classes held twice weekly. Workshop topics include: resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, interviewing skills, work ethics, time management, interpersonal and communication skills, and job retention. Case Management PEP Case Managers conduct initial assessments for clients new to the program. They lead clients in individualized goal setting and in the development of clients...

1640 Good Hope Road SE, Washington, DC, 20020

Job Placement Skills Assessment Skills & Training

Refugee Assistance by DC Department of Human Services (DHS)

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) serves to transition District of Columbia Refugees from dependency on public assistance to self-sufficiency. ORR provides employment services, services to victims of human trafficking, refugee cash, medical assistance, repatriation services and oversees the Refugee Unaccompanied Minors Program. These services are provided in collaboration with a network of service providers to ensure that the necessary support and assistance is given to...

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Resources for Locating Affordable Housing by Housing Counseling Services (HCS)

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2410 17th St NW, Washington, DC, 20009

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Service Coordination by DC Department on Disability Services (DDS)

The Service Planning and Coordination Division (SPCD) assists all people eligible for DDA services to receive the services identified in their person-centered Individual Service Plan (ISP). Service coordinators are responsible for the development of the ISP. This division plans, coordinates and facilitates the provision of quality services and supports, reviews the implementation and delivery of services and supports identified in the ISP, takes corrective action as necessary, assists...

250 E St SW, Washington, DC, 20024

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Supported Employment by DC Department on Disability Services (DDS)

Supported employment is both an approach and array of services that enables people with significant disabilities to be successful in the workforce. The goal of supported employment is to assist people in finding and keeping employment in competitive jobs in typical integrated work settings. Services someone may receive through supported employment, depending on the funding source, include: assessment development of job opportunities job coaching at a work site job retention......

250 E St SW, Washington, DC, 20024

Help Find Work Specialized Training Skills & Training Living with a Disability

Visual Impairment - Vocational Rehabilitation Unit by DC Department on Disability Services (DDS)

The Visual Impairment Services unit provides employment services to persons that are blind and visually impaired who are looking for a job or want to retain or advance in their current career. DSB believes with the right specialized independent living skills, orientation and mobility training, adaptive technology and vocational training opportunities, a person who is blind or visually impaired can be a competitive and valuable employee.

250 E St SW, Washington, DC, 20024

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Vocational Rehabilitation Services by DC Department on Disability Services (DDS)

The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program provides vocational and rehabilitative services to individuals with disabilities to help them prepare for, secure, regain or retain employment. Persons with disabilities face some challenges in today’s modern workplace. We believe that people with disabilities, given the right opportunities can work and be fully integrated into mainstream society and the work place. Vocational rehabilitation services can reduce or remove barriers to...

250 E St SW, Washington, DC, 20024

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Youth Homeless Services / Youth HOPE Program by DC Department of Human Services (DHS)

Youth Homeless Services (YHS) leads the City’s response to youth homelessness via direct grants to community organizations that provide services (housing, street outreach, youth drop-in centers, etc.) to youth experiencing homelessness and our Youth HOPE (housing options and prevention education) program. YHS also coordinates street outreach teams and collaborates with partners to ensure youth are assessed for, and linked to appropriate services. Services provided to youth eligible...

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Youth In Transition Services by DC Department on Disability Services (DDS)

The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Youth in Transition Services Unit provides transition services, as defined by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 amended, to coordinate a set of activities for students designed around an outcome-oriented process. These activities promote movement from school to post-school activities including post-secondary education, vocational training, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, and...

250 E St SW, Washington, DC, 20024

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Data last updated June 2nd 2021