Entries by CommIntern

Volunteer Spotlight: Project Knitwell

This month, get to know N Street Village volunteer Ann Herzog and Project Knitwell! Ann started volunteering at N Street Village through Project Knitwell, which is a local nonprofit that promotes the benefits of therapeutic knitting. She now teaches classes at N Street Village where she uses knitting as a mechanism for stress relief. What […]

2019 Annual Auction FAQ

N Street Village’s Annual Auction will open March 7 and closes March 14 at 8 PM ET. To see a few of the items that will be available, click here. This year, all Auction items are available for bidding online! You can access the Silent Auction using your computer or mobile device. If you purchased […]

Village Staff Spotlight: Meet Nicole Hall

Meet Nicole, an Assistant Manager at the Village’s downtown emergency and temporary shelter, the Patricia Handy Place for Women. Every night, Patricia Handy welcomes 213 women and provides beds, meals, showers, and medical care in a safe, loving community. Nicole works in the low-barrier program on the second floor, which is open to any woman […]

N Street Village Welcomes Three New Programs in 2019

This year, the Village is expanding to include three new specialized programs focused on addiction recovery, mental health stability, and vocational training. Like many of the Village programs, these innovative initiatives were shaped by Village residents and alumna, who participated in focus groups to provide input on what was needed in the Village community and […]

A Letter from the Chief Executive Officer

Dear Friends, 2018 was an incredible year for our Village, made possible by each and every one of you. We are all N Street Village and together enabled hope and healing for hundreds of women last year. And after pausing for a moment of gratitude, we must keep going – because our work is far from over. D.C.’s 2018 […]

Meet Village Client, Ellen

Every year, the N Street Village Ambassadors Council hosts the Annual Craft Fair at the beginning of December. The popular event features holiday crafts, festive music, snacks and activities for residents and clients. This year, a new item – a healthcare kit – was added to the mix, inspired by Bethany Day Center client, Ellen. […]

N Street Village Hosts 11th Annual Empowerment Luncheon

N Street Village, the largest provider of supportive services for homeless women in Washington D.C, hosted the 11th Annual Empowerment Luncheon on June 15th at the Ritz-Carlton DC. The organization welcomed nearly 400 guests, including city leaders, long-term supporters, and new friends to celebrate the positive changes we can make in the lives of D.C.’s […]