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Housing
~ “Calvary provides transitional and permanent supportive housing services that enable women to make lasting changes in their lives.”
~ “We provide women with basic services and nutritious meals at our facility, allowing them to focus on healing, building their skills, and building their futures.”
~ “Our Sister Circle program offers permanent supportive housing services to women who live independently, but still receive long-term assistance. Sister Circle fosters a close-knit community of peer support and sisterhood.”

Health
~ “Calvary provides therapy and mental health services with a licensed professional, addiction recovery support, and nursing care — all on-site.”
~ “Calvary offers daily addiction recovery meetings for women who are working to maintain their sobriety. Meetings are facilitated by an addiction recovery counselor.”
~ “Women receive physical care at Calvary’s facility from a staff nurse. Case managers offer support by coordinating medical appointments and follow-up treatment.”

Employment Assistance
~ “Step Up DC, Calvary Women’s Services’ job placement program, assists women in gaining employment and financial security.”
~ ” Program activities include résumé and cover letter building, mock interviewing, assistance with completing online job applications, professional workshops, transportation assistance, trips to local career fairs, and referrals for professional attire.”
~ “Calvary works to build relationships with area employers that allow women enrolled in Step Up DC to be directly connected with companies from a variety of industries. Step Up DC participants have secured jobs in different fields, including IT support, retail, security, hospitality, administration, and healthcare.”

Education
~ “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 we serve.”
~ “Our education programs take place each weekday afternoon and are offered on-site at Calvary. Classes typically last one hour, and women may choose two classes each day from the selection of three or four being offered. Class focus areas include financial literacy, arts & creative expression, health & wellness, and writing skills.”


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Last updated: 08.13.19