Senior Services

SOME Senior Services offers programs that maintain the health and wellbeing of vulnerable seniors in the District, helping them to remain in independent in their homes and communities as long as possible, safely and with dignity.

SOME’s Senior Center

SOME’s Senior Center, located in Ward 8, offers exciting health, wellness, and recreational activities and links participants to supportive services. Activities include, but are not limited to, fitness classes, health and wellness seminars, senior advocacy workgroups, and community trips (museums, shopping, etc.). Lunch is provided daily. Transportation is provided for residents of Wards 6, 7, and 8.

Enroll: Call 202.797.8806 x1301
Location: 1667 Good Hope Road, SE
Hours: 10:00am to 2:00pm, Mondays through Fridays
Eligibility: Participants must be a resident of DC, age 60 or over, capable of self-care, and without a diagnosis of dementia and/or memory loss.

Homebound Senior Program

The Homebound Program offers long-term supportive services, including regular assessments, weekly calls, links to community resources, and practical assistance to meet the needs of daily living to seniors who are homebound and isolated in Wards 6, 7, and 8.

Get on the Waitlist: Call 202.292.4493
Eligibility: Participants must be a resident of DC, age 60 or over, relatively homebound, and live in Ward 6, 7, or 8. Participants must not be receiving services from an EPD Waiver Program.

EPD Waiver Program

SOME is an EPD Waiver Case Management Provider. The EPD Waiver Program is a Medicaid Waiver choice program for seniors and individuals with physical disabilities who can safely receive supportive services in their homes and communities.

SOME EPD Waiver Case Managers will assist and coordinate services with participants, their family, other waiver providers, medical personnel, and non-waiver resources to support wellbeing and independence.

Enroll: Call 202.797.8806 x1310
Eligibility: Participants must be a resident of DC, DC Medicaid-eligible, age 65 or over or between 18 and 64 and diagnosed as having a physical disability, and require daily assistance to complete daily activities such as bathing, meal preparation, etc. Financial restrictions apply, call 202.797.8806 x1310 for more information.

SOME Senior Summer Camp

SOME offers an annual Senior Summer Camp for senior citizens in need of rest and relaxation but are unable to afford a vacation. This week-long retreat is offered twice each summer and located at a beautiful country house in West Virginia.

Registration for Summer 2019 will open in March

Location: West Virginia
Hours: Camp takes place over two weeks in July
Eligibility: Participants must be age 65 or older, physically independent, provide a medical form from a doctor, and provide proof of income.
Questions? Call 202.797.8806 x1034

For information on affordable housing for seniors, click here.

For information on temporary, emergency housing for abused and/or neglected seniors, click here.