CORE DC is a community based organization that hopes to improve the lives of individuals and families impacted by the justice system. Their mission is to empower communities, families and individuals through a series of transitional/short-term housing options that are supportive and affordable for justice involved individuals, as well as evidence based programs to improve participants’ lives. The Horizon is a short-term housing community in Ward 7 that serves up to 35 families at a time, offering emergency housing for those experiencing housing insecurity. Additionally, residents have access to computer labs, recreational spaces and a study lounge. The Aya is located in Ward 6 and assists up to 50 families at one time, offering similar services to The Horizon, as well as targeted programming that addresses the root of homelessness and housing insecurity. For more information about available homes or services offered by the program, contact them directly using the information on this page.