Serving our Homeless Neighbors Since 1990 — Celebrating 28 Years in Dupont Circle!
With support from our generous partners and individual contributors, Charlie's Place provided the following services to our clients in 2017.
Weekday meals served – 12,459 (60-70 clients on average)
Saturday meals served – 3,952 (90-100 clients on average)
Bagged lunches distributed – 5,300
Volunteers – 1192 / over 11,000 hours of service
Haircuts – 456
Clothing Closet distributions – 1,005
Clients seen by the Licensed Clinical Nurse Practitioner – 257
Each day, Tuesday through Saturday, we see 50-70 people for breakfast.
Our doors open at 6:30am Tuesday-Friday and coffee, tea, and pastries are served. At 7:30am the main meal is served. On Saturdays our doors open at 8am and the main meal is served at 8:30am.
After the meal, Charlie's Place has different programming for each day of the week. We provide activities like art therapy, bible study, and book club. Anyone is welcome to join in at any time!
Case management services are offered Tuesday-Saturday. We provide assistance with housing, employment, transportation, social security benefits, and referrals to mental health services
Clothing is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays, the sign up list for clothing is open between 6:30 and 7:00am.
Charlie's Place is able to offer any necessary toiletries including underwear and socks Tuesday-Saturday.
A doctor from Unity Healthcare is available on Wednesdays 6:30-9:30am. No insurance is required.
Haircuts are offered on Tuesdays and Fridays 6:30-9:30am.
Art therapy is on Thursdays from 8:30-9:30am.
47 People | 167 Impacts | 643 Hours | 17,477 Total Economic Impact