CORE DC operates the Ward 7 Short Term Family Housing Program, the Horizon, located in the Marshall Heights neighborhood serving 35 families experiencing homelessness. The site provides emergency shelter and a supportive environment that assists families achieve stable housing within 90 days. The site has a computer lab for residents, administrative space for staff and providers, outdoor playground and recreational space, age-appropriate indoor recreation space and homework/study lounge for residents.
The Short-Term Family Housing site in Ward 6, the Aya, continues the momentum toward reforming the District’s crisis response system for families experiencing homelessness. Families will have access to service-enriched programming that will assist them stabilize and exit homelessness. The site includes fifty family units, on-site parking, an indoor play and activity space, a conference room, administrative space for staff and providers, and other amenities. The site is designed with several energy-efficient and sustainable features including a green roof, high-efficiency windows, HVAC system, and plumbing fixtures.
The Terrell, named for DC civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell, was constructed through the oversight of DGS and includes 35 apartment-style STFH units and 15 Permanent Supportive Housing units for seniors. Families will have access to service-enriched programming that will assist them to stabilize and exit homelessness. The site also provides on-site parking, an outdoor play and activity space, two community rooms, conference rooms, administrative space for staff and providers, and other amenities.
CORE ELECTRONIC MONITORING PROGRAM (CEMP)
CORE’s Home Confinement Electronic Monitoring Program services up to 250 male clients located within the District of Columbia. The goal of CORE’s program is to provide DC’s returning citizens on home confinement with reentry programming while maintaining accountability and public safety.