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A Bit About Us

At The Family Place, we strive to promote stability and well-being for immigrant & low-income families in the Washington, DC area. We offer free education, support services, case management, and social support in Spanish.

The Family Place provides a welcoming, multi-cultural environment for every family or individual that enters our building. Dedicated to meeting the needs of our participants, we assist people of all ages, ethnicity, and background.

 
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IMPACT

Why Our Work Matters

100%

of parents report increased involvement in their child’s education.

100%

of pregnant women and children are linked to medical care providers.

91%

of children ages 0-2 and 95% of 2-4 year old demonstrate improvement in at least three developmental areas.

50%

of adults in our ESL class successfully complete a level on their ESL exam.

46%

of TFP clients participate in parenting class.

35%

of women from across the three program areas receive case management support.

25%

of regularly attending TFP clients participate in the Domestic Violence Support Group.

30+

women receive court advocacy assistance in obtaining civil protection orders, child support, or child custody every year.

2000

hot lunches are served to parents and children annually.

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Partnerships

Working together to serve the whole family!

Board of Trustees

Ann Barnet

Member Emeritus (Founding President) 

Shawn Chakrabarti

Member

Oralia Puente

Member

Dania Diaz Amaya 

Member

Natalia Isaza Brando 
Member

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Michal David  Barnet

Chair

Sarah Friedman

Member

Elaine Weiss 

Member

Barbara J. Finkelstein

Member

Mavis I. Ardon

Member