Resources on the Hill
Capitol Hill Village
725 8th Street SE, 2nd Floor
Capitol Hill Village, a membership organization, is devoted to helping Capitol Hill residents have the confidence and practical means to remain in their homes as they grow older. With one phone call or e-mail message, members gain access to a range of professional and volunteer services and a variety of educational and social programs.
Membership is open to anyone residing within these boundaries: H Street NE to M Street SE; North and South Capitol Streets to 19th Street, SE and NE. There is no age limit. Membership categories, fees, and application procedures are explained here.
Capitol Hill Village resource and referral services are available to non-members for $75 an hour, on an “as available” basis.
Line Leader | Marcia Auberger (Capitol Hill resident)
Among other things, provides household management support services to seniors that will allow them to stay in their homes and age in place.
Housing for Seniors in or near Capitol Hill
Arthur Capper Senior
900 5th St., SE (DCHA Public Housing)
Garfield Terrace (Senior)
2301 11th St NW (DCHA Public Housing)
Girard Street Apartments (for age 55 and above)
1545 Girard St., NE
1200 Delaware St., SW (DCHA Public Housing)
Potomac Gardens Senior
1225 G St., SE (DCHA Public Housing)
DC Office of Aging
The District of Columbia Office on Aging (DCOA) develops and carries out a comprehensive and coordinated system of health, education and social services for the District’s older adults (60 years and older), people with disabilities (18 to 59 years old), and their caregivers. Its services include:
- Emergency Information for Seniors
- Our Senior Service Network
- Find DCOA Services
- DC ADRC Information and Assistance
- Adult Educational Programs
- Long-Term Care Ombudsman Services
- Employment Training and Placement
- Find a Senior Independent Living Apartment
- Find an Elder Care Facility
- GLBT Resources
- Transportation Services
- Meals and Nutrition
- Legal Services for Seniors
- Senior Home Repair Service
- Fighting Elder Abuse and Exploitation
For an alphabetical list of all services, visit https://dcoa.dc.gov/services.
DCOA’s agent for Ward 6: Seabury Resources for Aging
Seabury Resources for Aging is a private nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization that provides free or affordable support in multiple ways for older adults and their families who are undergoing unfamiliar life transitions.
As the Lead DCOA Agency in Ward 6, Seabury provides information and access for individuals seeking long-term services and support. Seabury also plans and delivers direct services to Ward 6 residents aged 60 and older and their caregivers, such as home-delivered meals and group meal sites, nutrition counseling and education, case management and support for caregivers, and social, recreational and wellness activities.
For guidance in identifying resources and services that can support older adults in Ward 6 and their families, call the Seabury helpline at: (202) 364-0020.
Resources for Those Caring for Someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s
- DCOA Dementia Resource Page
- DCOA Alzheimer’s Programs
- Sibley Hospital Club Memory
- Family Caregiver Alliance
- DC Department of Health Care Finance (DC’s Medicaid agency)
- Age-Friendly DC
- 211 Answers, Please!
- Iona Senior Services | Iona Resource Guide
- Care Manager Resource Directory
- Retirement Living Sourcebook
- Sibley Hospital Senior Wellness Program
- National Aging in Place Council
- Mesothelioma Guide (free assistance for those with mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases)