Governmental and private agencies in Northern Virginia offer a wide variety of services for the elderly. To help senior citizens locate these services, The Virginia Weekly continues a listing of agencies that provide help. This week's listing concludes the series.
Stoddard Baptist Home, 1819 Newton St. NW, Washington, D.C., phone: 667-5511, director: Leon Ferguson. A non-sectarian organization serving Northern Virginia which provides residential care, protects and promotes personal welfare and improves the physical well-being and functioning of the elderly.
United Community Ministries, 6206 N. Kings Highway, Alexandria, phone 768-7106, director: Eleanor Kennedy. Serves Mt. Vernon and part of Lee. Provides emergency food, clothing, furniture and shelter, and advocacy for the needy. Operates a thrift clothing and furniture store.
Lutheran Social Services of The National Capital Area, 2635 16th St. NW, Washington, D.C., phone: 232-6373, director: Rev. Ray Hartzell. A non-sectarian organization serving the Northern Virginia area. Provides human resources, pastoral care services, geriatric day care and family life education.
Korean Community Service Center of Greater Washington, 7720 Alaska Ave. NW, Washington, D.C., phone: 882-8270, director: Rev. Tae-Kyong Hahn. Serves the Northern Virginia area and provides the Korean community with emergency assistance, transportation, and English and citizenship classes. Also provides materials and information to help area Koreans to understand and integrate into America culture.
Council of Churches of Greater Washington, 1239 Vermont Ave. NW. Washington, D.C. 20005, phone: 638-1077, director: Rev. Ernest R. Gibson, Branch at:
Fairfax County Community Minis tried, 10700 Buckingham St. Fairfax, phone: 591-716, director: Rev. Gerald Hopkins. Mobilizes resources of the Protestant religious community in order to bring about creative improvement in the structures and systems governing lives in the Washington-suburban area.