Contact

Come visit us soon or reach out by phone or email.
To learn about accessing us during the Covid-19 pandemic, find more information here.

CARECEN Headquarters/ Mailing Address:

1460 Columbia Road NW, Suite C-1
Washington, DC 20009

Phone:
(202) 328-9799

Fax:
(202) 328-7894

Email:
info@carecendc.org

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Citizenship/ESL Classes:
Tuesday: 6pm-8pm
Wednesday: 6p-8pm
Saturday: 10am-12pm, 12:30pm-2pm, 2pm-4pm

Getting here:

By Metro
Get off at Columbia Heights Metro Station on the green line. Walk one block south on 14th Street and turn right on Columbia Road. CARECEN is located between 14th and 15th Streets.

By Bus 
Major bus lines will drop you off 1-2 blocks away:

McPherson Square – Adams Morgan Circulator (on 14th Street)
52, 53, 54 (on 14th Street)
S1, S2, S3, S4 (on 16th Street)
42 (on Columbia Road and Mount Pleasant Street)
H1 (w/b on Columbia Road, e/b on Irving Street)
H2, H3, H4, DC Circulator (w/b on Columbia Road, e/b on Irving Street)
H8 (on 14th Street)

Driving

From Virginia:

Take the 14th Street Bridge into Washington, DC and drive north on 14th Street until you reach Columbia Road. Turn left on Columbia Road. CARECEN will be on your left between 14th and 15th Streets.

From Maryland:

Itinerary #1: Take Connecticut Avenue to Calvert Street. Turn left onto Calvert Street crossing Connecticut Avenue and continue to the large intersection of 18th Street and Columbia Road. Turn left onto Columbia Road and continue on Harvard Street after crossing 16th Street. Turn left on 14th Street and then left again on Columbia Road. CARECEN will be on your left between 14th and 15th Streets.

Itinerary #2: From Silver Spring, take Georgia Avenue to Columbia Road and turn right on Columbia Road. Stay on Columbia Road and cross 14th Street. CARECEN will be on your left between 14th and 15th Streets.

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Overcome Barriers

Help immigrant families become more secure, stable, and engaged in the community.

CARECEN meets the challenges facing those seeking to integrate into the United States. Our programs increase skills, knowledge, and civic engagement— helping overcome barriers that make it difficult to transition. Your gift today will provide opportunity for improved quality of life for those in need.

$100

Support financial literacy skill building for 25 Latinas looking to build adjusted COVID household budgets.

$500

Provide more than 500 community members with access to Zoom webinars that help them understand their housing rights during the pandemic.

$1000

Assist 20 families who apply for the emergency rental assistance program (ERAP) due to loss of income related to the Corona virus.

Support financial literacy skill building for 25 Latinas looking to build adjusted COVID household budgets.

Provide more than 500 community members with access to Zoom webinars that help them understand their housing rights during the pandemic.

Assist 20 families who apply for the emergency rental assistance program (ERAP) due to loss of income related to the Corona virus.

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Improved Quality of Life
for an Empowered Latino Community

Since 2019:

369

Citizenship Students

434

Naturalized Citizens

2172

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