The Bowser administration, in live performance with the Division of Ageing and Group Residing, introduced the grant recipients of the Fiscal Yr 2024 Lead Company Grant on Tuesday.
The grant program helps high-quality companies for residents ages 60 and older by funding important social packages, data companies, vitamin companies, and different types of senior help.
“The Lead Company Grants reaffirm our D.C. values and our dedication to supporting residents as they safely age in place,” stated Mayor Muriel Bowser. “We all know that an vital a part of getting old in place means accessing packages and those who hold you secure, wholesome, completely satisfied, and linked to neighborhood; that’s the kind of organizations and programming these grants assist.”
The grant course of was aggressive. The recipients are Ward 1: East River Household Strengthening Collaborative; Wards 2 and three: Iona Senior Providers; Ward 4: Genevieve N. Johnson Senior Day Care Program; Ward 5 and 6: Seabury Sources for Ageing; Wards 7 and eight: East River Household Strengthening Collaborative.
“We’re thrilled to accomplice with these excellent organizations to boost companies for older adults in our neighborhood,” stated Charon P.W. Hines, DACL director. “The Lead Company grant recipients have demonstrated a deep understanding of the wants of older adults and a dedication to delivering companies with excellence and cultural sensitivity. Our staff is worked up to work with them to additional enrich the lives of D.C.’s older residents, adults with disabilities, and people who take care of them.”