DC Government Programs




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coalition of DC hospitals and health centers who work together with community partners to assess and address health needs in DC

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DC PCSB is an independent government agency of the District of Columbia, created in 1996, led by a volunteer seven-member board. Our goal is to ensure that students and families in Washington, DC, have access to quality public charter school education.

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The DC ReEngagement Center (REC) is a “single door” through which youth ages 16-24 who have dropped out of secondary school can reconnect to educational options and other critical services to support their attainment of a high school diploma or GED.

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“The DCYAC is a 32-member body of youth from all of the wards of the District of Columbia. It is a diverse group of youth from various social, racial, and economic backgrounds, united to improve the quality of life for DC youth.”

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https://dchealth.dc.gov/node/1386151
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“Our program is design to empower, embrace, and encourage our youth to overcome environmental issues that point them in unproductive directions through innovation and evidence-based principles and practices”

Geared mostly towards boys with behavioral concerns

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Mission: DC SCORES creates neighborhood teams that give kids in need the confidence and skills to succeed on the playing field, in the classroom, and in life.

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To help determine a person’s rehabilitation needs and to help prepare them for employment RSA partners with qualified service providers throughout the Washington metropolitan area to provide an array of vocational rehabilitation-related services

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The mission of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services is to give court- involved youth the opportunity to become more productive citizens by building on the strengths of youths and their families in the least restrictive, most homelike environment consistent with public safety.
The DYRS Youth Council gives youth a structured way to give back to the DC community.

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We connect teens in foster care with adults who become their support systems, ensuring teens have adults to rely on for advice, guidance, affection and a sense of belonging.

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Provides educational services beyond the classroom to help students succeed from first grade through college and career.

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City Leader's Program- "Students earn community service hours and acquire the skills necessary to become leaders in their neighborhoods and communities."; youth community service, college prep