Posts Tagged ‘social services’

New D.C. Hotline Aims to Connect Crime Victims With Services

The number is 844-4-HELP-DC (844-443-5732).

The Meaning Behind Today’s Human Safety Net Protest

At 8:30 this morning, Save Our Safety Net organizers will be surrounding the Wilson Building with what they are calling a "human safety net." City Desk reached out to the Net's media rep Joni Podschun to explain the meaning behind their latest protest. She responded via e-mail with the details.
So how many humans [...]

Social Services Had Prior Contact With Triple Homicide Victims

Mafara Hobson, Mayor Adrian Fenty's spokesperson, confirms that the victims in yesterday's triple homicide in Northeast had contact with social services. A statement is being prepared which could take some more time. The victims–Erika Peters and two of her children–were stabbed and found by D.C. Police yesterday afternoon inside their Carver Terrace Apartments.
Last night, Joseph [...]