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Old 11-30-2017, 06:18 PM
 
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What areas in DC do homeless people frequent? I run a newly formed non profit in DC that focuses on feeding the homeless population (and low income families) in DC. We are currently working on a monthly sit down meal event and want to be in neighborhoods that we can make an impact in.
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Old 11-30-2017, 09:35 PM
 
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Interesting....I would think the answer would be part of all of the research you did before you formed the non-profit.
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Old 12-01-2017, 10:23 PM
 
Location: West Hollywood, CA from Arlington, VA
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East end (specially E st nw between 1st and 2nd st nw) and union station area are the epicenter. Theres a shelter near there.
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Old 12-04-2017, 08:30 AM
 
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What areas in DC do homeless people frequent? I run a newly formed non profit in DC that focuses on feeding the homeless population (and low income families) in DC. We are currently working on a monthly sit down meal event and want to be in neighborhoods that we can make an impact in.

Ivy City has a men's homeless shelter. I believe it is being displaced because of the expected growth in the area. You're going to be hard pressed to find an area in the city where there isn't a large homeless population. I live in Chevy Chase and really don't see many but other than that SW and NE have huge pockets of homeless people.
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Old 12-11-2017, 08:30 AM
 
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The DC Department of Human Services might have useful information. 202-576-8000.
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Old 12-26-2017, 07:38 AM
 
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
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I sent this article to my BFF in DC who was my best friend when I lived there from '79 through '84. He replied that the homeless "are in every shop alcove, underpass and park." He said he wasn't surprised by the commentary. I said everywhere has its share of homelessness; this is America.

https://www.postandcourier.com/opini...9aca66dea.html
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Old 12-26-2017, 04:55 PM
 
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NoMa and H Street.

But really all the urban/dense parts of DC. You see less homeless in places like Logan Circle where its mostly just homes. The homeless like heavy foot traffic because more lucrative panhandling.
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Old 12-27-2017, 06:33 PM
 
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There are in and throughout Union station on First Street and under the bridge living in tents on L and K streets.
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Old 12-27-2017, 07:03 PM
 
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
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Kind of like Lagos. Someone needs to cash in on their intellect. There's plenty of it, I'm sure.
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Old 12-30-2017, 09:36 PM
 
Location: DC-Baltimore area
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I remember homeless population was high when I lived near the Library of Congress in SE on Capitol Hill (would walk to either Capitol South, Eastern Market, or Union stations).
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