January Updates
A Year in Review...

Christ House staff and volunteers have worked diligently in the past year -- constantly adjusting to new COVID-19 protocols, being flexible as some of our facilities undergo upgrades, and putting the health and recovery of our patients and Kairos Members first every day. As we reflect on the past year of serving men experiencing homelessness with acute medical needs in DC, we'd like to share some of our accomplishments.
At the core of our work, we aim to help patients heal in body, mind, and spirit. Thank you for believing in our mission and being a part of our community. We could not do this important work without your support.

Nutritious Recipes for the New Year
Learn more about our kitchen staff and borrow some new recipes
"We rely on donations, which keep our meals interesting. The variety is valuable, and not every organization can provide this. Our chefs are also very happy because they get to try out different recipes and work on improving day by day."
Patient Spotlight
"Last June I was in the hospital because I had a toe amputated after a wound got infected. I wasn’t taking care of myself. I was drinking, and knew the sore was on my foot. I figured it would go away. It started hurting really bad, so I went to the ER.

In the hospital, a lady who was working with me met Mr. Bush (Christ House’s Certified Addictions Counselor) and told him about me. She said I needed somewhere to be for recovery. They explained what Christ House was about. She asked if I would like to go, and I told her yes. Anywhere other than in my truck..."
Get Involved
Want to join our team?

Christ House is currently hiring for a number of roles. Interested in joining a team of passionate individuals who are dedicated to supporting people experiencing homelessness in DC?
Christ House Neighborhood Tour
Join us for a neighborhood walking tour where you can learn about Christ House’s mission, the Kairos Recovery Program, and other important local nonprofit missions. This tour is a great way to familiarize yourself with the history of our block.

The next tour is Thursday, February 3rd at 12pm.
In case you missed it...
CDC Bathroom Renovations
With grant funding from the CDC Foundation in partnership with the National Institute for Medical Respite Care, Christ House recently began renovations to some of our bathroom and shower facilities on our respite floor to improve patient accessibility...
Archived Interview with Dr. Janelle Goetcheus
In 2007, Dr. Janelle Goetcheus shared her thoughts on the mission of Christ House after 21 years of service. This year, we thought we would share some of this archived interview with our community as a way of recognizing our founders’ ongoing dedication and commitment to Christ House's mission.
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Support our efforts to help patients break the cycle of homelessness.

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