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Community of Hope is known for three primary promises to the community.
Caring for Families – We offer quality healthcare and stable housing to the most vulnerable mothers, fathers, and children who struggle with health and often experience homelessness.
Improving Lives - Our holistic programs focus on the strengths of each person, as they create stable lives for themselves and promising futures for their children.
Leading Change – Through partnerships and innovation, we work toward transforming systems to serve our neighbors better.
Caring for Families. Improving Lives. Leading Change.
October 13, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm You are invited to our annual reception benefiting our work to end homelessness and improve health for DC families. Celebrate our successes while enjoying cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and stunning views of the Capitol and the National Mall - all on a rooftop terrace!
In 2012, life was going great for Jeffrey Stewart. He had recently gained sole custody of his two sons, Alonzo and Romeo, and the family lived comfortably in an apartment in the city. Jeffrey’s job as a night shift cook allowed him the flexibility to spend time with his sons during the day. But two years ago, “everything just started going downhill with no breaks.”
Meet Yvette Hicks “the Vegetable Queen” and one of Community of Hope’s first patients to take advantage of our new Fruit and Vegetable Prescription program. The program provides fresh produce to Community of Hope patients on the Care Team with chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure.
Community of Hope provided over 35,000 quality, compassionate healthcare visits to 9,825 patients in 2015 across Washington, DC.
187 families in Community of Hope's housing program worked with our Employment Specialists and were twice as likely to find jobs in 2015.
- Alyce McFarland, former housing client and current board member
93 percent of our families were stably housed or in positive destinations in 2015.
Community of Hope has grown to serve 7x as many patients and homeless families in the last 15 years.
It all starts with a place to call home. Community of Hope worked to end and prevent homelessness for 605 families, including 1,991 individuals in 2015.
Community of Hope creates opportunities for low-income families in Washington, DC, including those experiencing homelessness, to achieve good health, a stable home, family-sustaining income, and hope.
-Alanda Braxton Miles, Community of Hope patient