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Episcopal Senior Ministries (ESM) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing personalized, affordable services and housing options for older adults at all income levels and of all faiths in the greater Washington, DC area, helping them to liv... Read more
Episcopal Senior Ministries (ESM) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing personalized, affordable services and housing options for older adults at all income levels and of all faiths in the greater Washington, DC area, helping them to live with independence and dignity. Founded in 1924, ESM is one of the oldest organizations of its kind in DC.
ESM provides free or affordable support in multiple ways for older adults and their families who are undergoing unfamiliar life transitions. Affordable housing options include Friendship Terrace Retirement Community and Christian Communities Group Homes. Community outreach programs connect volunteers with older adults who wish to remain safely and comfortably in their homes by providing assistance with basic home projects through Age-In-Place Volunteer Services, while Age-In-Place Home Repair & Maintenance furnishes affordable skilled labor to complete home repairs. The ESM Cares program provides counsel and professional guidance to older adults and their families through a personalized care plan tailored to match an individual's needs with available resources. ESM is the provider of office on aging older adult services in Washington DC's Ward 5.
ESM is also committed to offering community outreach initiatives such as volunteer services, transportation, education and advocacy. This combined breadth of services, housing and community involvement gives ESM an unmatched perspective in meeting the changing needs of older adults and their families.