Safety Net Arlington: Statement of Solidarity from Arlington’s Safety Net Nonprofits

on June 5, 2020 Press Release with 0 comments

As Arlington safety net nonprofits working with marginalized people in our community, we feel and recognize the pain and suffering of so many over the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and many more not caught on camera. These deaths are reminders of just how far we still must go in the name […]

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Life goes on and so does our work at A-SPAN

on June 4, 2020 News Archive with 0 comments

Have you ever wondered what a Case Manager does? A-SPAN’s case managers are there to support our clients. They frequently check in with them to see how there are doing, as well as keep them informed of our services. Case managers help clients deal with day to day issues so they don’t become overwhelmed. As […]

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A-SPAN’s COVID-19 Preparedness

on March 13, 2020 News with 0 comments

As a key Arlington community nonprofit partner, we understand the importance of A-SPAN’s continued support for the homeless individuals and veterans we serve during this unprecedented global health event. The health and well-being for our most vulnerable neighbors remains our mission focus during these difficult times. A-SPAN values each and every individual client, staff member, […]

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Volunteering To Feed the Homeless in Arlington

on December 4, 2018 News with 0 comments

By Shirley Ruhe John Churchman of St. George’s Episcopal Church and Carol Kiranbay of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church stand ready to serve the bagged meals and hot dish to homeless gathered at St. George’s on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The homeless clients will begin lining up inside the church for the meal service, which begins at […]

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A-SPAN Wins 2018 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award

on October 19, 2018 Press Release with 0 comments

ARLINGTON, VA – October 16, 2018 – A-SPAN has been named a 2018 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award grant recipient in the Greater Washington area. A-SPAN was selected for its commitment to addressing issues fundamental to economic mobility. “A-SPAN is honored to have won such a prestigious award. Our partnership with Bank of America […]

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From Homeless to New A-SPAN Home

on February 8, 2017 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Walk through the front door of Dennis Clark’s new apartment on N. Thomas Street. You will hear the story of how Clark went from Army E-4 specialist and leader of men to sleeping on a bus shelter bench on Columbia Pike. “It was a trickle,” he said. “It didn’t all happen at once.” Clark was […]

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Holidays in the Homeless Services Center in Arlington

on December 11, 2016 News, News Archive with 0 comments

Walk into the Homeless Services Center at 2020-A 14th Street N and one immediately feels the good cheer. A large Christmas tree stands to the left of the lobby next to the eating area. A wreath sits in the middle of the reception desk. Ina Gonzalez, administrative assistant to Kathy Sibert, president/CEO of A-SPAN said, […]

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6 Ways A-SPAN’s Day Program Helps Neighbors in Need

on September 8, 2016 Uncategorized with 0 comments

You may have heard that A-SPAN has a Day Program, but do you know what that entails? A-SPAN’s Day Program at the Homeless Services Center is a multifaceted program that exists thanks to the hard work of Day Program staff and volunteers. They ensure that everyone who walks through those double doors is in a […]

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Homeless Services Center Extends Services During Heatwave

on July 27, 2016 News, Press Release with 0 comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA NEWS Contact Scott Miller, Senior Director of Development smiller@a-span.org (703) 228-7809 Homeless Services Center Extends Services During Heatwave ARLINGTON, VA – JULY 26, 2016 – Arlington County and A-SPAN continue to offer extended services at the Homeless Services Center during the extreme heat to meet the needs of Arlington and our […]

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Young, Educated and Homeless: Cassandra’s Story

on July 21, 2016 News, Success Stories with 0 comments

Imagine this, you’re 15 years old and you can’t get out of bed. You feel physically weighed down. You feel an intense sadness putting pressure on your body pinning you to your bed. You don’t know what’s wrong and you feel terrified to even tell anyone what’s happening to you. You feel so afraid and […]

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