Downtown Day Services Center 101: LEARN. ASK. TAKE ACTION!

February 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
DowntownDC BID
1275 K Street NW #1000

The DowntownDC BID opened the Downtown Day Services Center on February 22, 2019. The Center provides services for people experiencing homelessness in DowntownDC. This state-of-the-art center, funded through a grant from the DC Department of Human Services, is providing much needed services for approximately 165 men and women daily.

Services provided at the center include daily hot lunches and snacks, case management, social security and veterans’ benefits, identification cards and licenses, hot showers and barber shop, laundry services, and medical care. Since its opening, the Center has served over 21,000 guests, providing 4,666 showers and nearly 2,000 loads of laundry, serving over 20,000 lunches, distributing over 3,300 items of clothing, and providing computer access over 4,000 times.

The Center is currently operated by the BID from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church.

Join us for a dynamic conversation to learn everything about The Center from funding to best practices to challenges.

Speakers include:
Neil Albert, President and CEO, DowntownDC BID
Laura Zeilinger, Director, DC Department of Human Services
Christy Respress, Executive Director, Pathways to Housing
Moya Design Partners (to be confirmed)