The District is committed to closing the DC General Family Shelter at the earliest possible time. The Plan recommends a one-to-one replacement of the number of units currently provided at the DC General Family Shelter be available in other, more appropriate facilities before closure.
Cold Related Illness Prevention Tips
Cold Weather Health Safety - FAQs
Cold Emergency Notification 1/24/14
Mayor Vincent C. Gray's FY 2014 Children’s Budget Report shows a significant investment in children, youth and their families. The operating budget contains $2.1 billion for children, youth, and families, comprising nearly 21% of the total FY 2014 budget proposal of $10.1 billion.
Over the past three decades, the accepted definitions of disability have been changing. As the definitions change, the US Census Bureau has updated the way in which the disability questions have been asked on the various surveys.
The Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) and Department of Health (DOH) released new plans to expand school health and behavioral health services to improve student academic and health outcomes across the District.