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Learn About Capitol Hill Village

Capitol Hill Village was established in 2007 and is one of 74 Villages in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area. Capitol Hill Village is a non-profit organization serving older adults in Capitol Hill and surrounding neighborhoods who are aging-in-place in their community. 

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What is a Village?

The Village Movement started in 2002 in Boston. A Village organizes volunteers to support members in their own neighborhood. Each Village provides slightly different services depending on what members want and need. Villages serve members within specific geographic boundaries. Villages help members to live safely and with purpose by coordinating access to affordable services and a variety of social, educational and entertaining programs. Today, there are more than 250 established villages, and over 100 in development in 43 states and the District of Columbia.

What does Capitol Hill Village do?

Through our volunteer-first mission, we engage neighborhood residents, including older adults, to support one another to improve our community and live fulfilling lives. We also provide case management, and social, educational, and wellness programming. 90% of our activities and programs are designed and coordinated by members and volunteers and most are free and open to the public.

Why are People Aging in Place?

Aging-in-place is not new.  What is new is making “aging-in-place” a deliberate strategy for living our best life.  Villages make it possible to spend our elderhood in the neighborhood we love, while expanding our social connections and learning new things. Villages offer practical support for the things that get harder as we age – e.g., transportation and home maintenance.  Aging-in-place means not having to move to feel safe and supported as we grow older.

Capitol Hill Village is dedicated to equity and access for all community members. If you are interested in Capitol Hill Village Services and need translation, please send an email to info@capitolhillvillage.com stating your name, email and phone number.

 

Capitol Hill Village se dedica a la equidad y el acceso para todos los miembros de la comunidad. Si está interesado en los Servicios de Capitol Hill Village y necesita traducción, envíe un correo electrónico a info@capitolhillvillage.com indicando su nombre, correo electrónico y número de teléfono

News

May 2022 News
Click here to download a copy of the May CHV News. End of Life conversations with friends and family are not easy. The Part I CHV symposium offered suggestions and...
2022 Jon Genderson Memorial Fund Wine Reception
Join us in person on June 5th, 2022 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm for a wine reception raising funds in support of the Jon Genderson Memorial Fund. The reception will be held at the...
Call For Proposals, 2022 LGBT Intergenerational Symposium
Our annual virtual Symposium centers the experiences and voices of LGBTQ community members across the ages. The Symposium includes two days of panels, breakout sessions, and health and wellness sessions!...
Executive Director, Judy Berman Awarded Washington Women of Excellence Award
On March 31st, 2022 Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives honored eight distinguished women leaders at the annual Washington Women of Excellence Awards. Judy...