Friendship Place is a leader in Washington, DC, in developing solutions to homelessness that have demonstrable results and a lasting impact. Our innovative, customized, person-focused programs empower participants to rebuild their lives, find homes, get jobs and reconnect with friends, family and the community, permanently.
Our goal is to end homelessness in Washington, DC, and to lead the way in modeling how this can be done in other parts of the country.
Our mission is to empower people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to attain stable housing and to rebuild their lives. Our vision is a DC community and a nation in which every person has a place to call “home.”
Friendship Place identifies needs and develops innovative solutions that deliver results. Our programs are person-centric. We meet each individual where they are right now, and invite them to create their own action plan for moving forward. This effective model empowers participants to rebuild their lives, find homes, get jobs and reconnect with friends, family and the community, permanently. In the last year, we made a difference in the lives of more than 2,600 people.