Bread for the City

Bread for the City

The mission of Bread for the City is to provide vulnerable residents of Washington, DC with comprehensive services, including food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services, in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.
We recognize that all people share a common humanity, and that all are responsible to themselves and to society as a whole. Therefore, we promote the mutual collaboration of clients, volunteers, donors, staff, and other community partners to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty and to rectify the conditions that perpetuate it.

Mental Health

Bread for the City's Northwest Center is open:
M-Th 8:30am-5pm
Friday 8:30am-12pm
Northwest Center 1525 7th Street NW, DC Phone: 202-265-2400
Bread for the City's Southeast Center is open:
M-Th 9am-5pm
Friday 9am-12pm
Southeast Center 1640 Good Hope Road, SE DC Phone: 202-561-8587


Clothing Program
Clothing donations from individuals, schools, offices and places of worship keep our clothing room stocked with seasonally appropriate clothes for children and adults.
Medical Clinic
Bread for the City has been providing primary medical care to uninsured and low-income children and adults since 1974.
Social Services
Any District resident, regardless of income, may speak with a case manager during our walk-in hours
Legal Clinic
Bread for the City operates two legal clinics, one out of each of our centers in Northwest and Southeast Washington.

Contact Information




1525 Seventh Street, NW




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