Healthcare, food, housing, and educational services for women.
AREA - D.C.
AGE RANGE - 18 and above. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
What is Calvary Womens Services?
Calvary provides comprehensive services to women, including health care, housing, employment and education, to allow steps toward independence.
Calvary provides transitional and permanent supportive housing services that enable women to make lasting changes in their lives.
Calvary provides therapy and mental health services with a licensed professional, addiction recovery support, and nursing care — all on-site.
Step Up DC, Calvary Women's Services' job placement program, assists women in gaining employment and financial security.
Calvary's life skills, education, and arts program (LEAP) is designed to address gaps that may exist in the education and life skills of the women they serve.
How do I volunteer?
Due to the sensitive nature of the roles, volunteers must apply to volunteer.
Specific opportunities include: being an Education Facilitator, which requires leading an 8 week class for women at Calvary. Classes are one hour long and occur on weekday afternoons.
Meal volunteers, who provide meals for 25-35 women on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. You can drop off a prepared meal for staff to serve, or stay to serve the meal.
Special Event Volunteers host special events for the women at Calvary, such as game night, karaoke night, or movie night.
More about each of these opportunities appears here.
Feel free to share extra information and personal experiences in the comments below, or head over to the forum!