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Family Services

A child works on homework at one of So Others Might Eat's housing programs for homeless families

Photo courtesy of Thom Wolf
Regular tutors help Paul and the more than 100 other children who participate in regular after-school programming at SOME's safe, affordable housing programs for families to hone their academic skills.

SOME is seeking volunteers to assist with a wide variety of activities and events for children and parents at our Family Services program locations. Some of our current volunteer opportunities include:

Volunteers are needed Monday through Thursday evenings, and some weekends, at all of our Family Services programs:

Independence Place: 2802 N Street, SE
Barnaby House/Chesapeake House: 740 Barnaby Street, SE
Zagami House: 1701 19th Street, SE
Thea Bowman House: 4065 Minnesota Avenue, NE
Griffin House: 2765 Naylor Road, SE

If you are interested in organizing a team of volunteers from your company, school, service group, social club or faith-based organization, or if you would like information about our upcoming Family Services volunteer orientation, please contact Tasha McKenzie, Volunteer Coordinator at 202.797.8806, ext. 2110 or at