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An Introduction to Trauma Informed Care


What is trauma informed care and why do we practice it from the moment a client walks in up to the moment a client leaves us? Read on to find out!

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What BFC Expansion Means for DC

Bread for the City’s CEO George A. Jones provides an overview of the potential impact of our new Southeast Center.

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A Day in the Life of a Social Worker Embedded in Primary Care

Ali Jost, our Integrated Behavioral Health Manager, shares a day in her life at our medical clinic, and her musings on how social work is the “vibranium” of BFC.

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The Vibranium of Bread for the City’s Medical Home

Ever wonder what a social worker does? From running organizations to providing one-on-one support to clients in their most vulnerable hours, social workers manage complexity, lift up people’s humanity, and make the world a better place. In honor of Social Worker month this March, Bread for the City is sharing highlights of the work social workers do at Bread for the City. Read our stories and learn how social workers empower individuals and systems to make the world a better place.

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Celebrating Social Work Month at Bread for the City!

It’s that time of year again: Social Work Month! Each March, we pause to thank our social workers, social work students, and all social services staff. The theme this year, per the National Association of Social Workers, is “Leaders, Advocates, Champions” – and at Bread for the City, our Social Services Department is all that and more.

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What Matters to Us: Health Care Giant Holds Out on Low-Income DC Residents

The Impact Fund recently featured BFC Client and Volunteer Ebony Price and BFC CEO George Jones in their post about CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield’s $1 million surplus.

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Cross-Post: A Maternity Care Desert Threatens Lower Income Women in Washington, D.C.

The closure of two labor and delivery wards in D.C.’s poorest neighborhoods presents a challenge for communities with already alarmingly high maternal and infant mortality rates

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Keep Talent like Brittany: Stop Cuts to AmeriCorps

Today, Brittany Morgan, a talented Public Ally and native Washingtonian, helps hundreds of Bread for the City medical patients access social services and thrive, despite managing a chronic illness. But tomorrow, thousands of service leaders like Brittany will be eliminated if President Trump’s cruel 2018 budget passes Congress.