Support Services in Washington, D.C.

Central Union Mission is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. that provides needy residents with job skill training programs, prepared meals services, a community food pantry, and long-term recovery/rehabilitation services. Contact Central Union Mission, 1350 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009; 202-745-7118

Community Action Agencies

Nearly 1,000 agencies around the country received funds from the U.S. Government’s Community Services Block Grants to offer education, counseling, employment, training, food packages, vouchers, weatherization and utility assistance, life skills, affordable housing, transportation, furnishings, recreation, emergency services, information and… Continue reading

Free Computers and Technology Training

The National Cristina Foundation provides free computer technology and equipment to people with disabilities, students at risk and economically disadvantaged. The goal of this organization is to ensure that used computer technology resources that no longer meet an enterprise’s needs… Continue reading

Charity Scams In the Wake of Terrorist Attacks

Unbelievable but true-within hours of September 11 attack, scam artists were already working the internet seeking to rip off Americans anxious to do something to help. AOL has posted a story from CNET on how some of these heartless operators work.

Free Food for DC Residents

Capitol Area Food Bank is the largest public, non-profit food and nutrition education resource in the Washington, DC area. Through their network of more than 700 member feeding programs, this bank provides food to needy families and families in crisis… Continue reading