N Street Village, Inc. Overview
Target demographics: Homeless and low-income women in Washington D.C. 18 and older. Many of the women we serve are over 40. Last year, 81% reported a history of trauma, 68% reported a history of mental illness, and 39% reported a history of addiction.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 900
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assist with special events, teach classes in our Wellness Center or night shelter, or help a woman with her resume and job interviewing skills.
Programs: Bethany Women’s Center gives women daily access to meals, showers, laundry facilities and a
clothing closet and provides opportunities for education, relaxation, and socialization.
Case Management helps women pursue their housing, income, health, legal, and family goals
by providing referrals, resources, advocacy, and support.
Clinical Services provides women with mental health education, individual psychotherapy,
group therapy, crisis intervention, and psychiatric referral services.
The Education and Employment Center assists women in achieving their literacy, vocational
training, volunteer service, and paid employment goals.
Group Homes provides permanent supportive housing for up to 21 women with mental healthrelated
disabilities and histories of homelessness. Residents enjoy social activities and work to
maintain their stability and highest quality of life.
Luther Place Night Shelter provides temporary night shelter for up to 31 women. During
their stay, residents focus on gaining stability and access to income and housing resources.
In Recovery Housing, up to 21 women with co-occurring mental illness and addiction live
in a therapeutic community and work on stabilizing their mental health and recovery with
the support of staff and each other.
In Transitional Housing, up to 21 women in addiction recovery work on maintaining healthy
functioning and sobriety while pursuing self-sufficiency goals. Staff members help residents
locate and move to independent housing.
The Wellness Center provides women with direct health care and wellness consultation from
a licensed nurse, a twice-weekly primary care clinic, and an array of services and activities
that promote health education, physical fitness, and holistic wellbeing.
Eden House, our 51-unit apartment complex, provides affordable housing for low-income
individuals and families.
- Served nearly 50,000 meals to women in its Bethany Women's Center day program
- Provided safe shelter or housing on-site to 162 women.
- Helped 93% of women living in our addiction recovery housing programs maintain their sobriety.
- Helped 82% of women who received individual mental health therapy from us gain stable or improved mental health.
- Helped 96% of newly employed clients keep their jobs for at least three months.
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