Community partners serving the Friendship Heights neighborhood in both DC and MD.
Chevy Chase at Home is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization for seniors in the Chevy Chase, MD area. The mission of Chevy Chase At Home is to keep us connected and active in our community with neighbors of all ages as we age in place.
Friends of Chevy Chase Circle is a local volunteer organization working with the National Park Service to renew, beautify, maintain and protect Chevy Chase Circle, a historic landmark and a gateway to the Nation’s Capital.
Friendship Heights Neighbors is a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization for seniors living in and around Friendship Heights, MD. Our mission is to enable seniors to age in place as well as to remain active and engaged in their community.
Our service area includes the high-rise apartments in the Village of Friendship Heights, MD. We recruit volunteers from the neighborhood to provide our members' services so they can age at home, including rides to medical appointments, grocery shopping, and personalized tech support. We also offer a wide range of cultural, educational, and social activities. Special interest groups, such as meditation, crafts, men’s discussion, and a popular walking group, are also available.
Friendship Place is the premier housing service provider for people experiencing homelessness in the DC region. Our innovative, customized, person-focused programs empower participants to rebuild their lives, find homes, get jobs and reconnect with friends, family and the community, permanently.
Friendship Place’s mission is to empower people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to attain stable housing and rebuild their lives. Our vision is a DC region and a nation in which every person has a place to call “home.” Our goal is to end homelessness in Washington, DC, and to establish a sustainable model which can be replicated across the nation.
The mission of the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home is to provide extraordinary health and life care services to low and modest income seniors of the District of Columbia, empowering them to live their lives to the fullest. The Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home family is committed to seeing the truth and beauty of growing older. We take our vow to care for the whole person seriously, always remembering that ours is not a relationship of a moment but, rather, a relationship built upon a history of living life to the fullest. Time and age need not be a gift of the past but a promise of a full and well-spent future.
Andrew Friedson is the District 1 Councilmember proudly representing Bethesda, Chevy Chase, and Potomac in Montgomery County, Maryland for his second term. Andrew serves as the Council Vice President. He chairs the Planning, Housing, & Parks (PH) Committee and serves on the Government Operations & Fiscal Policy (GO) Committee. He has built broad coalitions to tackle big issues to make Montgomery County more attractive, accessible, and affordable for families and businesses and proposed an urban district for Friendship Heights with Expedited Bill 13-23.
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Village of Friendship Heights
The Village of Friendship Heights is a local government in Montgomery County located just north of the Washington, DC border. Location, accessibility, and a progressive attitude are just a few of the valuable qualities that make the Village of Friendship Heights a great place to live, work, and visit. The Village is devoted to offering exceptional services to all of its residents such as a shuttle bus, farmer's market, and numerous health, recreational and educational programs at our community center. We are dedicated to providing our residents and guests with the best environment possible to live and do business.
Washington Interfaith Network (WIN), founded in 1996, is a broad-based, multi-racial, multi-faith, strictly non-partisan, District-wide citizens’ power organization, rooted in local congregations and associations. WIN is committed to training and developing neighborhood leaders, to addressing community issues, and to holding elected and corporate officials accountable in Washington, DC. WIN’s 50 dues-paying members represent 25,000 families in every section of the District and reflect its theological, racial, geographic, and economic diversity.
WIN seeks to create long-term power through a broad and united front of organized institutions, organized people, and organized money–acting consistently and persistently for change on multiple issues at the neighborhood, regional, national, and city-wide levels. WIN engages leaders across the divides of race, culture, income, faith, and neighborhood in order to initiate public action on their issues (e.g. affordable housing, public safety, youth, etc.) and to partner with and hold the government and corporate sectors accountable for addressing these issues.
Councilmember Matt Frumin is a dedicated community activist representing his Ward 3 neighbors on the DC Council. A longtime education advocate and former ANC Commissioner, Councilmember Frumin was elected in 2022 after decades of experience building coalitions, uniting neighbors, and securing quality of life improvements. As part of his platform to expand economic opportunity in Ward 3, Councilmember Frumin introduced legislation to establish the Friendship Heights Business Improvement District in 2023.
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Ward3Vision is a group of residents who can imagine our neighborhoods as even better urban places – more walkable, sustainable, and vibrant. We work to ensure that D.C. grows in a way that is environmentally and socially responsible, positive, and progressive, while respecting the character of our residential neighborhoods and bringing the vitality of urban life to our commercial corridors.
The Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center is located in the community of Chevy Chase, just north of Western Avenue and the District of Columbia. The 2.5-square-mile community is home to approximately 10,000 people living in approximately 4,000 housing units – with fewer than a third including children. Programs at this multi-purpose facility accommodate individuals of all ages, and range from fitness classes to youth sports and creative movement for toddlers. Social activities and special events are also offered. The area includes retail, residential and office space.