BFC attorney Samantha Beckett questions whether DC’s policy is aligned with DC’s stated values on affordable housing, and she calls for long-term housing solutions for families experiencing homelessness.
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.
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.
BFC’s Social Services team works hand-in-hand with clients in a variety of ways. Petrea Simpson, LGPC, teaches a class that helps people learn to stop negative thoughts and increase coping skills — read on to learn more as we continue our celebration of Social Work Month!
As Social Work Month continues, BFC is taking a deep-dive into one of our most impactful social services programs: the Housing Access Program, run by social worker Stacey Johnson, helps people find places where they can apply for housing. We’re in a housing crisis in DC where rental amounts far outpace incomes, and in order to find truly affordable housing, individuals and families must navigate a maze of information, requirements, and applications. That’s where HAP can help.
March 20, 2018 by BFC
Guest Author: Brittany Pope
As Social Work Month continues, Bread for the City celebrates our STUDENTS! Each year, we support students of social work who are looking to get experience and mentoring from our Social Services team. Native Washingtonian Brittany Pope is one of our talented students, and in honor of Social Work Month, she shares about her life and experience at Bread for the City.
March 15, 2018 by BFC
Guest Author: Ashley Moore
As we continue to celebrate Social Work Month, read on to learn how Ashley Moore juggles the complicated job of being BFC’s SOAR Manager while also supporting the entire District as the DC SOAR Team Lead!
March is not only National Social Workers’ Month, it’s also National Women’s History Month! As we celebrate both of these events, we’re excited to share about a new project that Bread for the City started just this year.
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