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Community|January 24, 2020

Point in Time Count

Community Connections Homeless Services Program, Lift Team, and Walter Reed Team participated in the Point in the Time Count (PIT) Wednesday January 22 from 10pm-2pm.

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Community|January 20, 2020

2020 NBC4 Health and Fitness EXPO

Community Connections took part in the NBC 4 Health and Fitness Expo on January 18th and 19th.

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Community|May 16, 2018

Annual Father’s Day Cookout

Everyone should come out with the special men in their lives and celebrate at the J-Raz’ Annual Father’s Day Cookout. This is a monumental year because we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the event.

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Community|May 11, 2018

Mental Health Awareness Month

Community Connections is back at it again educating the community on mental health.

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Consumer|May 1, 2018

Day Services

Community is Connections in support of the District of Columbia’s, Health and Wellness initiative is now a proud sponsor of the Child and Adult Care feeding program.

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Staff|April 16, 2018

Housing First Partners Conference

Our very own Ishan Heru and Navid Daee traveled to Denver Colorado to attend and present at the Housing First Partners Conference.

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Community|March 19, 2018

Affordable Housing Rally

Community Connections participated in the DC Housing Rally to promote racial equity, jobs and housing for those experiencing homelessness in the district.

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Community|March 12, 2018

2018 NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo

Community Connections took part in the NBC 4 Health and Fitness Expo on March 10th and 11th.

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Community|January 27, 2018

Cold Weather Alerts

Did you know that Community Connections has a Homeless Services Team? This team of dedicated people serve individuals who are experiencing homelessness in the District of Columbia.

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Staff|January 27, 2018

Wanda Russell Retires

We would like to announce the retirement of our Human Resources Director, Wanda Russell. Wanda gave Community Connections over 17 years of service.

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Consumer|November 18, 2017

Faces of Community Connections

Faces of Community Connections. Eanie Hall has been a part of Community Connections for over 10 years. After experiencing a trauma Eanie found comfort in joining CC and utilizing our mental health services.

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Breaking|August 14, 2017

Preorder your Copy of Lessons for Nonprofit today

Want to learn more about the amazing story of Community Connections? Our beloved CEO and Co-Founder, Dr. Maxine Harris, has a new book sharing her insights, struggles, and mistakes with the goal of helping others who may be starting and running non-profit organizations.

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Community|August 12, 2017

2017 Back to School

On Friday, August 11th, 2017, our Permanent Supportive Housing Program (PSHP) team hosted their 5th annual back to school drive.

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Consumer|July 12, 2017

Faces of Community Connections

Many faces walk through the doors of Community Connections everyday and these individuals are truly inspiring people that drive our staff forward.

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Breaking|May 30, 2017

Youth Blossom Project

Community Connections hosted the ground breaking ceremony of the Youth Blossom Project. Through the Healthy Transitions grant Community Connections were able to collaborate with Cultivating the City and Steel Plate Bar and Grill to maintain our new urban farm.

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Community|May 17, 2017

Mental Health Awareness Day

Community Connections took part in celebrating and educating the community during Mental Health Awareness Month. Different members of our staff sat outside of 801 Pennsylvania Ave.

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Staff|May 5, 2017

Well Wishes to Our CFO Cheryl

Cheryl Bleakley has been a vital part of our Community Connections family for the past 13 years as she has assisted in guiding our organization as CFO.

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Staff|March 1, 2017

Bright Light Awards

Community Connections has day to day clinical, administrative and residential staff who go about the business of helping consumers grow and recover. To honor our values and the men and women who embody them, Community Connections has started a program of quarterly employee recognitions.

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Breaking|March 1, 2017

New Board Member

Community Connections welcomes John Lock as a new Board Member. Mr. Lock is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at MedStar Institute for Innovation. Mr. Lock has nearly 30 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur, investor, and proven strategic operator.

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Community|February 1, 2017

Point In Time

Community Connections Coordinated Entry Outreach/CABHI teams collaborated with The Community Partnership organizations other social services organizations in the 2017 Point-in-Time count.

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Consumer|January 9, 2017


Community Connections is excited to welcome MetroHealth Primary Care Services as they join us in an integrated health care clinic at our main office location.

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Community|January 9, 2017


Community Connections participated in the 25th annual NBC4 Health Expo at the Washington Convention Center. Community Connections was one of 15 Vendors in the NBC4 Changing Minds Section.

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Staff|November 1, 2016

Jack Kline Retires

After 29 years with Community Connections, Jack Kline has retired.Our beloved “Mayor” began working at Community Connections in 1987 as a case manager/clinical supervisor and has held a variety of positions since then including program director for substance abuse treatment, recruitment coordinator, program director for supported employment, and Chief of Community Support.

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Breaking|September 30, 2016

Recovery Month Event

Community Connections celebrated our second annual National Recovery Month Event. This year’s theme was Join the Voice for Recovery: Our Families, Our Stories, Our Recovery. Community Connections understands everyone is in recovery from something: from mental health problems and substance abuse to financial, physical and occupational struggles.

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Breaking|September 6, 2016

Back to School Drive

Community Connections partnered with HandUp to become their first East Coast partnership for our second Annual Supplies for Success Campaign, Back to School Drive. HandUp is a Technology Company with a social justice focus.