Partners & Programs

THEARC is the permanent home of eleven world-class cultural and social service agencies-all who embrace the goal of enriching the cultural and social experiences of children and families living east of the Anacostia River in Washington, DC.

Featured Partner

Covenant House Washington provides youth (ages 18-24) food, shelter, clothing, educational and vocational services, counseling, life skills education, recreation, and child care.  All services are provided at no cost to the youth. ...

Featured Program

Our Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), "Thinking Outside the Diamond" is a FREE program for youth in grades 5-9 in Wards 7 & 8. The program engages youth in various workshops using creative media tools and critical thinking, to help youth explore the different sides of themselves, their communities, and the world. Program goals include:

1) developing leadership qualities and characteristics

2) enhancing interpersonal relationships with peers, family members, and

Covenant House