Final building of an eight-ward strategy to address homelessness in the District
(Washington, DC) – (RealEstateRama) – On Tuesday, July 2, at 2 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will celebrate the groundbreaking of Ward 1’s Short-Term Family Housing (STFH) Program, delivering her commitment to close and replace the DC General Family Shelter with dignified, service-enriched programs in all eight wards. Short-Term Family Housing is a critical piece of the District’s homeless crisis response system and the Homeward DC plan to make homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring.
Tuesday, July 2, at 2 pm
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Councilmember Brianne Nadeau, Ward 1
Laura Zeilinger, Director, DC Department of Human Services
Keith Anderson, Director, DC Department of General Services
Jen Bristol, ANC/Advisory Team Co-Chair
2500 14th Street, NW
*Closest Metro Station: Columbia Heights Station*
All reporters and other media interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to " href="mailto:">. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).
LaToya Foster (EOM) – (202) 727-5011;
Dora Taylor-Lowe (DHS) – (202) 374-9473;