Shoes, a Blanket, and a Drop-In Center

Shoes, a Blanket, and a Drop-In Centerwww.atheistshelping.org Drop-in centers for those experiencing homelessness are found in various areas of the greater Washington D.C. area. They do not provide overnight shelter. They are often open from 6:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. They are clean and warm and provide a meal or two as well as a place to wash clothes and takewww.atheistshelping.org

Drop-in centers for those experiencing homelessness are found in various areas of the greater Washington D.C. area. They do not provide overnight shelter. They are often open from 6:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. They are clean and warm and provide a meal or two as well as a place to wash clothes and take a shower. You just have to sign up and wait your turn, or you might have to wait utill tomorrow.

They also offer a safe space. Some people living on the street find it difficult to sleep because they have been victimized in the night or because they must sleep in locations no human is meant to do. They can come to a drop-in center and sleep during the day especially if they have a blanket. It is safe and if the weather permits, they might find a few hours of rest free from discrimination.

This photo shows the shoes of one of our clients who stopped by to get a mini-flashlight. He was grateful to get the light because it helped him feel safe in the nights. Soon, he found a spare patch of concrete, pulled a blanket out of his bag, and took a nap.

The drop-in centers provide 8 hours away from the grind of street living and they provide a place to socialize. People without homes have many needs, drop-in centers can help.Joe

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We are atheists and volunteers Helping the Homeless of Washington DC and surrounding areas (AHHDC). atheistshelping.org.

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We are atheists and volunteers Helping the Homeless of Washington DC and surrounding areas (AHHDC). atheistshelping.org.

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