News/Blog

Mar 30, 2016, 9:58 AM
Today, SOME Senior Services was honored to host Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee in celebration of the anniversary month of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs. Greenlee was joined…
Mar 8, 2016, 10:01 AM
Terrance is the Public Safety Officer Supervisor in SOME’s Dining Room. But this was not always so. For many years Terrance struggled with addiction, lived on the streets or in various city shelters,…
Mar 7, 2016, 10:05 AM
While we commend Washingtonian for its shared concern for homeless individuals and families, we are disappointed by its recent article, which presents an inaccurate portrayal of SOME and our policy of…
Feb 24, 2016, 10:09 AM
Tasya A., a SOME volunteer since 1990, is one of the many dedicated volunteers and supporters who make SOME’s mission possible. She shared her reasons for volunteering, and what keeps her coming back…
Jan 26, 2016, 10:13 AM
Dedicated staff and volunteers ensured that SOME’s programs remained up and running through the Snowzilla blizzard, from our Dining Rooms for the Homeless to our residential programs. Here are some…
Sep 30, 2015, 10:22 AM
Jennifer Boston, Program Manager at Anna Cooper House, one of SOME’s affordable housing programs for single adults, shares her philosophy and experiences. I love coming to work every day and being…
Sep 22, 2015, 10:25 AM
On Saturday, September 19, lunch guests in SOME’s Dining Room for the Homeless were greeted with a special surprise – a 40-piece symphony orchestra from Catholic University playing music that it will…
Aug 31, 2015, 10:30 AM
Because of public-private partnerships, and the vision of nonprofit organizations such as SOME, 1,128 formerly homeless families were living in permanent housing during the official, 2015 count, an…
Aug 27, 2015, 10:33 AM
For several years, the District provided DC-contracted shelter to families only on nights when the temperature or wind chill fell to 32 degrees or below. That restrictive policy left many families…
Aug 26, 2015, 10:35 AM
This is the first in a three-part series exploring the causes of family homelessness, plans to shelter homeless families this winter, and ways to help. “What’s going on?” It seems that every winter,…