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New Partners

My Sister’s Place works with community partners to end domestic violence and empower lives through coordinating programs, services, trainings, events, and much more with local organizations. My Sister’s Place is excited to welcome new partnerships for FY2017-2018:

The Anchor Fund provides financial assistence for rent, groceries, and other needs on an as needed basis to families in MSP’s RISE program.

Chicktime partners with My Sister’s Place by providing monthly structured activities for our shelter children, including recent Thanksgiving and Holidays parties.

My Sister’s Place is the first domestic violence service organization to partner with the Dept of Health for their Help Me Grow DC program. In this developing partnership, DHOH staff will train MSP employees to recognize and work with children showing signs of developmental needs. The DHS will give assessments to children at MSP’s shelter to assess development needs and connect families to the developmental and behavioral resources needed to give all children their best start.

ELOQUII is a private company that designs and sells fashion apparel in sizes 14-28. Each month, ELOQUII ships new business clothing, shoes, and accessories to MSP for our shelter residents.

The Community Outreach Program (COP) plays an important role in the FBI’s broader efforts to improve their understanding of the communities they serve and the threats they face. The primary purpose of the FBI’s COP is simple: to enhance public trust and confidence in the FBI by fostering the FBI’s relationship within various communities. The COP supports the FBI’s mission by educating members of the public on how they can help protect themselves and their communities.

Room to Rebloom is partnering with My Sister’s Place to furnish homes for eligible families from our Shelter and Rise programs.

University of Maryland provides DV-specific after school tutoring and homework aid to children at MSP’s Shelter.

Street Law, Inc. is a global, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization with more than 45 years of experience developing classroom and community programs that educate young people about law and government. Street Law programs and materials help advance justice by empowering people with the legal and civic knowledge, skills, and confidence to bring about positive change for themselves and others.

Current & Past Partners

My Sister’s Place is grateful for the ongoing and past partnerships of the following organizations:

MSP and DVRP collaborate on providing assistance to survivors of domestic violence within the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the District of Columbia.

Ayuda envisions  a community where all immigrants overcome obstacles in order to succeed and thrive in the United States. They realize their vision by advocating for low-income immigrants through direct legal, social and language services, training and outreach in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.

The mission of Bread for the City is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income to develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. They provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty.

Cake Brigade matches skilled home bakers and professional pastry chefs, who can donate their time, with local shelters or food programs who wish to provide their clients with a delicious baked confection for their special day.

MSP staff provided training support and technical assistance to CARECEN to enhance their services to program participants, and heighten awareness among their staff, volunteers and participants. CARECEN provided supportive legal services to eligible families in the MSP’s shelter and RISE programs.

A partner and major funder, CFSA funds and refers clients to our innovative Batterer Intervention Program.

Community Family Life Services mission is to provide homeless adults, families, and women’s reentry with the tools and support they need to reconnect with their families and live life to their full potential.

DIW provided dance education, academic enrichment, tutoring, workforce development performances, testing and evaluation to MSP clients, while MSP provided monthly Domestic Violence Education sessions to DIW employees.

DC Metropolitan Police Department partners with My Sister’s Place to address DV specific needs in PSA702.

DC Safe’s mission is to ensure the safety and self-determination of domestic violence survivors in Washington, DC through emergency services, court advocacy and system reform.

DCVLP and MSP partner to provide a holistic, “one stop” source for survivors to access all of the services they require to leave an abusive relationship, remain free from violence, and achieve independence, including legal representation, education and counseling regarding domestic violence, walk-in clinics, as well as longer-term services, such as mental health counseling, access to public benefits and transitional housing.

The Department of Behavioral Health provides prevention, intervention and treatment services  and supports for children, youth and adults with mental and/or substance use disorders including emergency psychiatric care and community-based outpatient and residential services.

A partner and major funder, DHS funds our comprehensive shelter services, aftercare, counselling, case management, and Latino Outreach services.

DASH provides access to safe housing and services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their families as they rebuild their lives on their own terms. They support partner agencies in the national capital region and throughout the United States in increasing their capacity to assist survivors in accessing safe housing. DASH educates policy makers and service providers nationwide on the principles and best practices of successfully assisting survivors of domestic violence in recognizing that they are empowered and whole.

MSP provides reporting and data collection to DCCADV to facilitate housing coordination, policy recommendations, and analyze demand for services in order to enhance the victim service safety net for survivors of domestic violence.

MSP staff have provided domestic violence training, materials and support to The Family Place employees and volunteers, as well as 24-hour Hotline access and referrals to The Family Place clients. The Family offers MSP clients with education services geared toward the Latino community.

House of Ruth helps women, children and families in greatest need and with very limited resources build safe, stable lives and achieve their highest potential.

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research conducts and communicates research to inspire public dialogue, shape policy, and improve the lives and opportunities of women of diverse backgrounds, circumstances, and experiences.

Love By the Handles provides a gift of love and financial support for individuals who are in their transitional stages of life. They offer an array of items that can be contained in a bag with a handle for those in need such as cell phones, workforce development tips, school supplies, clothing, food for homeless women, men and children.  Additionally, they conduct monthly outreach food services to the homeless community.

MSP and Mary’s Center partnered to improve screening and referrals for domestic violence victims to services, and provided domestic violence victims with improved and expanded access to mental health care, advocacy, housing and other resources. MSP worked in collaboration with Mary’s Center to build on MSP’s Latino Outreach Program to reach underserved populations, and provide a full continuum of care, including housing and case management.

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), a social change organization, is dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exist

MSP staff provided training support and technical assistance to Rosemount to enhance their services to program participants, and heighten awareness among their staff, volunteers and participants. The Rosemount Center provided “in-home” services to families in the MSP emergency shelter and transitional-to-permanent housing programs to support parenting, child development and family strengthening.

A partner and major funder, OVSJG funds our RISE program, comprehensive shelter services, and community case management and outreach.

A major partner and funder, OVW funds our comprehensive shelter services.